Building a New Era at St. John Knits

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Since Bernd Beetz invested in St. John last year and became its chairman, the American fashion house has been going through change in order to reach its global potential.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Protests in Cambodia this year have turned violent.

Government and Trade

Unions Denounce Cambodian Government

Regional leaders gather to highlight apparel workers’ need for higher wages.

clock March 21, 2014Dene-Hern Chen


Tourist Spending Bolsters Tiffany Sales

Earnings were reduced during the fourth quarter by the firm’s $473 million arbitration award to The Swatch Group Ltd.

clock March 21, 2014Vicki M. Young


Marzotto Trial Delayed by Lawyers Strike

Judge Lucio Nardi said on Friday it was postponed to June 27.

clock March 21, 2014Luisa Zargani


Five Arrested in Prato Factory Fire

After a three-month investigation, Italian police on Friday arrested five people connected with the fire that broke out on Dec. 1 at Teresa Moda.

clock March 23, 2014Alessandra Turra

Kate Mara in an H&M ruffled sleeved Conscious Exclusive Blouse.

Fashion Scoops

H&M Celebrates Latest Exclusive Conscious Collection

Kate Mara, Emmy Rossum, Sophia Bush, and Pamela Love were among those who turned out.

clock March 21, 2014Ericka Franklin

Designer and Luxury

Spokesman Denies L’Wren Scott Reports

Late designer did not owe any creditors, he contends.

clock March 21, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Cristina Ehrlich and Jessica Paré


Carmella Label Debuts With L.A. Party

The new brand is a result of a classic love story between former model Katheryn Rice and the silver screen.

clock March 21, 2014Ericka Franklin

Outside Eataly in Milan.


Milan’s New Eataly Hub Emphasizes Music

Founder Oscar Farinetti gave WWD a walk-through of the new 54,000-square-foot unit located in a former theater, the Smeraldo.

clock March 21, 2014Luisa Zargani

Allison and George Pataki


Allison Pataki’s Tales of History

The author’s first book is a historical novel called “The Traitor’s Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America.”

clock March 21, 2014Sharon Edelson


Armed Robbers Hold Up Colette

The thieves held up the Paris store an hour before opening on Saturday.

clock March 22, 2014Joelle Diderich

Steve Madden and Brian Atwood


Steven Madden Teams to Buy Brian Atwood

The deal takes the Madden company into a whole new market segment, that of high-end designer footwear.

clock March 24, 2014Vicki M. Young

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty CEO Summit Set

An added celebrity push will be provided by the star power of Jennifer Aniston, who will be speaking as a co-owner of Living Proof.

clock March 24, 2014Pete Born

Bernd Beetz and Geoffroy van Raemdonck


Building a New Era at St. John Knits

The American fashion house has been going through change in order to reach its global potential.

clock March 24, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Westfield’s “digital storefront.”

Marketing and Promotion

Westfield Goes Interactive

The shopping center developer is making a digital play in a brick-and-mortar setting.

clock March 24, 2014David Moin

A spring look from Isabel Toledo x Lane Bryant.

Fashion Features

Isabel Toledo x Lane Bryant Capsule Launching for Spring

The designer was charged with bringing fashion to a segment of consumers who can feel neglected by upscale brands.

clock March 23, 2014WWD Staff

Fendi’s fox fur and metal cuff with synthetic drusy stones; Nina Ricci’s fox fur and wood minaudière; Eugenia Kim’s mink and calfskin pump.


Fall 2014 Accessories Trend: Power Puffs

Designers made a strong statement with fur and feathers by using the fluffy stuff sparingly as pom-poms, cuffs and down the backs of heels.

clock March 24, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Marion Cotillard in the Lady Dior campaign.


Marion Cotillard Stars in Latest Lady Dior Campaign

A trampoline and Marion Cotillard’s natural grace were the main ingredients in the latest campaign for Lady Dior.

clock March 24, 2014Miles Socha


GQ Names Next Class of Best New Menswear Designers in America

For the third year in a row, each of the winners will design a capsule collection for Gap in select stores globally, as well as online, to debut in September.

clock March 24, 2014David Yi


Newsweek Seeking President of Publishing

The post will oversee revenue growth across advertising, consumer revenue and new streams of growth, such as e-commerce, research and events.

clock March 24, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Roberto Cavalli Deal Chatter Grows

A source speculated the designer could be looking to sell a majority stake — close to 80 percent of the company.

clock March 24, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

National Father’s Day Council to Honor Vince Camuto

The father of five will be honored June 4 at the 73rd annual Father of the Year Awards luncheon at the New York Hilton Hotel.

clock March 24, 2014Belisa Silva

Fashion Scoops

Lancôme Ramping Up Digital Initiatives

The brand is introducing a Lancôme Elite Rewards program and an initiative built around skin-care product Visionnaire.

clock March 24, 2014Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Lorenzo Martone Bicycle Pop-up Opening in N.Y.

The shop at the Paramount Hotel will introduce his new product, the Marton-E, a bicycle powered by a rechargeable battery.

clock March 24, 2014David Yi

Jennifer Aniston

Human Resources

Jennifer Aniston Talks Voice-overs and Aging

The actress has lent her voice to a digital short produced by skin-care brand Aveeno launching today on YouTube.

clock March 24, 2014Rachel Brown


Today's Must Read

Alessandro Michele


Gucci's Alessandro Michele Discusses Brand Longevity Turning 100

clock April 15, 2021Luisa Zargani

Social Studies

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