Inditex Eyes Openings In U.S., Europe, Asia

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Overview

Even as Inditex SA said net profits and sales growth slowed in 2013, the company plans to maintain an aggressive store opening program this year.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Mischief RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Creative Taiwan RTW Fall 2014

This group show brought together the work of 12 designers from Taiwan, with each label presenting three looks.

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Pablo Isla

Financial

Inditex Bullish About Global Expansion

Although net profits and sales growth slowed in 2013, the company plans to maintain an aggressive store opening program this year in the U.S., Asia and Europe.

clock March 19, 2014Joelle Diderich and Barbara Barker

Major Minor RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Major Minor RTW Fall 2014

Ari Seputra made an inadvertent homage to Tokyo with an abstract print based on photos of the Japanese capital’s neon cityscape.

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NurZhara RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

NurZahra RTW Fall 2014

Windri Widiesta Dhari aims to create modest yet stylish attire for Muslim women.

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In-Process by Hall Ohara RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

In-Process by Hall Ohara RTW Fall 2014

Designers Yurika Ohara and Steven Hall said the realm of fantasy shaped their vision this season

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Fleamadonna RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Fleamadonna RTW Fall 2014

Seoul-based designer Jei Kim showed a collection that combined a sporty vibe with an edgy glamour.

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Cote Mer RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Cote Mer Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The collection consisted of street-ready pieces, some with a refined edge.

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Human Resources

Tom Stoffel to Head Men’s at Bon-Ton

He will succeed Mike Nemoir, who is retiring after 45 years with the department store and its predecessor companies.

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KBF RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

KBF RTW Fall 2014

Despite being in business for 19 years and having a strong commercial presence with stores all across Japan, the fall show was the brand’s first.

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The new Manhattan store will have a similar look to the Michigan Avenue unit.

Retail

DXL to Open Manhattan Flagship

The 12,000-square-foot unit located in the heart of the Flatiron retail corridor is expected to open in June.

clock March 19, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Discovered Men's RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Discovered Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Tatsuya Kimura and Sanae Yoshida sent out a lineup of updated classics in neutral tones of navy, khaki, gray and white.

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Looks from Sam Edelman.

Footwear

Sam Edelman’s Twentysomething World

Fall includes the launch of contemporary clothes, outerwear, handbags, hats and scarves, plus jewelry and the label’s mainstay: shoes.

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Retail

Bergdorf Goodman Names Men’s GMM

Melissa Lowenkron will oversee men’s, decorative home and Little BG.

clock March 19, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Paul Marciano

Business Features

Guess Has Conservative Take on 2014

The company issued a cautious guidance for the year ahead despite strong results in its growing e-commerce business.

clock March 19, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

L’Wren Scott’s Death Ruled a Suicide

A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner’s office said Wednesday the official cause of the designer’s death was hanging.

clock March 19, 2014Samantha Conti and Rosemary Feitelberg

Andrea Pompilio

Designer and Luxury

Andrea Pompilio to Design Capsule for Canali

The collection will be shown in June during Milan Men’s Fashion Week.

clock March 20, 2014Luisa Zargani

Coach backpack. Gucci’s coat, Ami’s shirt and Neil Barrett’s pants, all in wool.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Leading the Pack

Designers and accessories companies are channeling the backpack streetwear trend by presenting updated rich leather versions in traditional and utility shapes.

clock March 20, 2014Alex Badia

Human Resources

Carolina Herrera Taps Giuseppe Celio

The fashion firm has poached its new chief operating officer from Oscar de la Renta, where he served in that same role until late last month.

clock March 20, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Garment workers at Sparrow Apparels Limited garment factory in the Gazipur area of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Government and Trade

Challenges Remain for Bangladesh Safety Initiatives

Almost a year after the Rana Plaza collapse, the Bangladesh apparel industry seems to be on the bumpy road to reform.

clock March 20, 2014Dene-Hern Chen

Bunny Mellon in 1965.

Fashion Features

Hubert de Givenchy Remembers Bunny Mellon

When Cristóbal Balenciaga closed his Paris fashion house in 1968, he marched American society icon Bunny Mellon across the Avenue George V.

clock March 20, 2014Miles Socha

Retail

Retail Remains Open in Ukraine

Tensions between the West and Russia may be rising over Crimea, but that hasn’t stopped European brands in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev from trading.

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Media

Ann Demeulemeester in Book Deal With Rizzoli

The hardcover tome, written by the Belgian designer and with an introduction by musician Patti Smith, is due out in mid-October.

clock March 20, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Filing Discloses Executive Pay at Sears Holdings Corp.

Edward S. Lampert might have drawn a salary of just $1 for his first year as ceo, but he also received stock awards valued at $4.3 million.

clock March 20, 2014Evan Clark

A T-shirt from Peace Love World and Pharrell Williams.

Fashion Scoops

Peace Love World and Pharrell Williams Link Up

The collection of t-shirts launches today, which is International Day of Happiness, as coined by the United Nations.

clock March 20, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Valerie Salembier Joins Rubin Singer as CEO

As a result, she will no longer consult with other fashion firms about their business matters through The Salembier Group.

clock March 20, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

IWC Schaffhausen’s special-edition Pilot Spitfire Chronograph watch.

Fashion Scoops

IWC Schaffhausen Partners With Tribeca Film Festival

The Swiss watchmaker is once again the event’s official “Festival-Time” partner.

clock March 20, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

SCADstyle 2014 Announces Lineup

Jewelry designer Eddie Borgo will kick off the four-day design celebration April 14 with a Q&A with Kate Lanphear.

clock March 20, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

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