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Signet’s Deal for Zale Sign of Consolidation

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Overview

On Wednesday, Goden Gate Capital earned up to $150 million when Signet Jewelers Ltd. agreed to buy Zale Corp. for $1.4 billion.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Richard Nicoll

Human Resources

Jack Wills Taps Richard Nicoll

The designer will lend the British high street clothing and accessories brand a dash of urban designer sophistication.

clock February 19, 2014Samantha Conti

Versus RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Versus RTW Fall 2014

This fall group was a commercial mix of Versus tropes, here divided into four themes for four deliveries.

clock February 19, 2014WWD Staff

Brunello Cucinelli RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Brunello Cucinelli RTW Fall 2014

Naming his fall collection “Less & More,” the designer worked the contrast by balancing clean and simple shapes with innovative material play.

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Gucci RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Gucci RTW Fall 2014

Frida Giannini sent out a strong lineup rooted in sportswear and infused with a Sixties vibe à la Julie Christie.

clock February 19, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Brands, Unions Voice Cambodia Concerns

A delegation representing 30 international brands and global trade unions met with Cambodia’s deputy prime minister on Wednesday.

clock February 19, 2014Dene-Hern Chen

Fay RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Fay RTW Fall 2014

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi turned out a spunky collegiate collection for the brand that was embellished to the hilt.

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Alberta Ferretti RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Alberta Ferretti RTW Fall 2014

The designer ventured into the woods for fall, channeling her inspiration into a strong, if narrow point of view.

clock February 19, 2014WWD Staff

A look from Leonard’s fall collection by Yiqing Yin.

Designer and Luxury

Paris Preview: Ones to Watch

Seven designers on the rise.

clock February 20, 2014WWD Staff

Fausto Puglisi RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Fausto Puglisi RTW Fall 2014

The designer’s fall collection was a collision course of contrasts.

clock February 19, 2014WWD Staff

Ermenegildo Zegna

Designer and Luxury

Zegna Unveils $34M Scholarship Fund

The funds will be granted to graduates on condition that they return to Italy upon completion of their programs abroad.

clock February 19, 2014Luisa Zargani

No. 21 RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

No. 21 RTW Fall 2014

“Real life with a touch of magic” was how Alessandro Dell’Acqua summed up the spirit of his fall collection.

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The Joe Fresh store in SoHo.

Ready To Wear

Joe Fresh Plots Global Expansion

The brand has signed three separate partnership agreements to swiftly enter the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and South Korea, a total of 24 countries.

clock February 19, 2014David Moin

Government and Trade

Gap Readies Minimum Wage Increase

The retailer is one of the first U.S. companies to heed the call to raise minimum wages for its 65,000 U.S. store employees.

clock February 19, 2014Sharon Edelson

The Eloquii home page.

Retail

Eloquii to Be Relaunched Online

To let the world know that the large-size line is back, there’s “a relatively robust marketing plan” involving public relations and blogger outreach.

clock February 20, 2014David Moin

Media

Kering Bringing French Film Fest to U.S.

The French Institute Alliance Française is counting on its annual Fashion at FIAF program to be a showstopper.

clock February 20, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

A view inside the Gerard Darel store in Paris.

Retail

Gerard Darel Revamps Brand Image

Since taking over as ceo, Sandrine Lilienfeld has unveiled a new store concept for the French fashion firm.

clock February 20, 2014Joelle Diderich

Vans

Ready To Wear

Show Stoppers at the Las Vegas Men’s Shows

Project, MAGIC Men’s, Pool, Liberty, Agenda, Capsule and MRket were full of saleable options for retailers for fall.

clock February 20, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Rachel Brown and Alex Badia

THE CROPPED BIKER JACKET: The Brooklyn Circus

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trends From Las Vegas

Key trends from the trade shows.

clock February 20, 2014WWD Staff

The logo for GQ’s venture with Northern Grade.

Media

GQ Eyeing Retail Ventures

Chris Mitchell, the title’s vice president and publisher, hinted that perhaps an e-commerce or brick-and-mortar grab could be in the imminent future.

clock February 20, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

A pair of fashion images from the debut issue of Tvtor by Matthias Vriens-McGrath.

Media

Matthias Vriens-McGrath’s Tvtor to Debut in Milan

The hefty debut issue of the new biannual fashion magazine is being unveiled tonight with a cocktail party.

clock February 20, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Bernard Arnault to Be Honored at MoMA Luncheon

The chairman and ceo of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton will be presented with the Museum of Modern Art’s David Rockefeller Award on March 4.

clock February 20, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

CFDA, Vogue Gearing Up for Next ‘Americans in Paris’

Participants will include Public School’s Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, Richard Chai, George Esquivel, Jennifer Fisher and Nonoo’s Misha Nonoo, among others.

clock February 20, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Greenpeace Activists Protest at Milan Fashion Week

The demonstration was organized to demand toxic-free fashion.

clock February 20, 2014Alessia Bani

Former President Clinton visits the Industrial Revolution II factory in Haiti.

Fashion Scoops

Bill Clinton Visits Haitian Factory

The former U.S. president visited apparel manufacturer Industrial Revolution II on Tuesday as part of his 48-hour trip to Haiti for The Clinton Foundation.

clock February 20, 2014Arthur Friedman

Olivia Palermo

Fashion Scoops

Olivia Palermo in Town for Milan Fashion Week

The model caused a stir with her appearance at designer Elisabetta Franchi’s presentation.

clock February 20, 2014Joelle Diderich

Zale Corp.’s shares quadrupled in value during 2013.

Financial

Signet’s Deal for Zale a Sign of Consolidation

Acquisition is expected to create a group with sales of about $6.2 billion and more than 3,600 stores in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

clock February 20, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Lardini’s wool coat, Billy Reid’s alpaca sweater and Crossley’s wool and nylon sweatpants. Quinn Scarf.

Sportswear

Retailers Tap Into New ‘Ath-Leisure’ in Las Vegas

Updated clothing and sportswear pieces seen spurring sales for fall.

clock February 20, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

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