Victoria’s Secret Trims Apparel Collections

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Leslie H. Wexner, the chairman and chief executive officer of L Brands Inc., is taking another sharp turn away from the apparel business.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Crémieux's revamped boutique on Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris.

Retail

Crémieux Revamps Paris Flagship

Located at 185 Boulevard Saint-Germain, the revamped venue is four times larger than the previous store.

clock April 7, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Financial

David Jones Board Approves Woolworths Bid

The South African retailer’s offer values David Jones at 2.15 billion Australian dollars, or about $2 billion.

clock April 8, 2014Patty Huntington

Bobbi Brown

Media

Yahoo Taps Bobbi Brown in Fashion, Beauty Push

It is understood more appointments in the sector will be made later this week, according to sources, who declined to provide details.

clock April 9, 2014Julie Naughton and Alexandra Steigrad

Media

French Vogue Taps Suzanne Koller

Koller joins the Condé Nast France title from Self Service magazine, and her first work is to appear in the August issue, Alt told WWD.

clock April 9, 2014Miles Socha

A Louis Vuitton handbag.

Business Features

Louis Vuitton Drives LVMH’s Q1 Sales

The French luxury goods giant said sales edged up four percent in the first quarter ending March 31.

clock April 9, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Financial

Intercos Gearing Up for IPO

Dario Ferrari is expected to sell about one third of his company, which he would still control.

clock April 9, 2014Cynthia Martens and Luisa Zargani

Models at the Christian Dior haute couture show in Hong Kong.

Couture

Christian Dior Holds First Couture Show in Hong Kong

Guests flew in from China, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia to attend the show.

clock April 10, 2014Kate Whitehead

A look from the Gant Rugger capsule collection for fall '14.

Sportswear

Gant Rugger for Women Launches This Fall

The collection, as designer Fifi Hallstensson describes it, has a cool, downtown vibe.

clock April 9, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Mayte Allende

Business Features

Belk’s Net Income Down 15.9%

Big investments in technology and lower margins pushed the company’s net income down from last year.

clock April 9, 2014David Moin

Human Resources

Joanne Crevoiserat to Join A&F as CFO

Former Kohl’s and Wal-Mart executive will first focus on merchandise planning efforts.

clock April 9, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Lifestyle

Brooks Brothers Teams With Supreme New York

The brands have created a seersucker blazer and matching trousers for spring that will be sold at the trendsetting streetwear and skate retailer.

clock April 10, 2014David Yi

A sketch from the “Jewel” capsule collection.

Footwear

Giuseppe Zanotti Marks 20th Anniversary

The Italian designer has created four capsule collections, each celebrating a distinct characteristic of the brand, which will be released throughout the year.

clock April 10, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Some images from the Vince kids’ ad campaign.

Fashion Features

Vince Unveiling Kids’ Collection in June

The line is licensed to Tawil Associates in New York, which is the brand’s second licensing partner.

clock April 10, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Maria Sharapova

Body Care

Maria Sharapova Invests in Supergoop

The amount of the investment was not revealed, but a spokeswoman for the six-year-old sun care company described it as “significant.”

clock April 10, 2014Rachel Brown

Denim

Joe’s Jeans Aiming Else Brand Elsewhere

The company is adjusting distribution of its subbrand to life after Macy’s, and moving more of Hudson’s production to Mexico.

clock April 10, 2014Arnold J. Karr

A Clare Vivier wallet.

Textiles

Clare Vivier Launching Men’s Line

The new additions include items ranging from dopp kits, wallets and document holders to passport holders and totes.

clock April 10, 2014David Yi

A rendering of the Tents at Project.

Retail

Project to Bring The Tents to N.Y.

The trade show operator will add its elevated offering of men’s designer and luxury brands to the July edition of its show.

clock April 10, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

A look from GiCapri.

Designer and Luxury

In the Spotlight: GiCapri

The Neopolitan label that got its start in the Fifties has been reintroduced and reinvented for today’s man.

clock April 10, 2014WWD Staff

Lorenzo and Massimo Cifonelli

Designer and Luxury

Paris Tailors Vie for Bespoke Business

Move over Savile Row, a group of storied tailors are in the throes of a revival.

clock April 10, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Partygoers at Save Venice.

Lifestyle

They Are Wearing: Party Central in New York

The weather didn’t stop Manhattan men from attending various evening events wearing slim tailored suits paired with printed shirts.

clock April 10, 2014Mercedes Psl Bass

Victoria’s Secret is reducing its woven, outerwear, denim and dress offerings.

Activewear

Victoria’s Secret Trims Apparel Collections

Leslie H. Wexner, the chairman and chief executive officer of L Brands Inc., is taking another sharp turn away from the apparel business.

clock April 10, 2014David Moin

Media

Condé Nast Leads in Webby Awards Nominations

The awards for best in digital media, which will be held May 19 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

clock April 10, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Lana Del Rey to Perform at AmfAR Gala in Cannes

At this year’s gala, its 21st, the singer will be part of an all-American musical lineup that will feature Robin Thicke and up-and-coming rapper Aloe Blacc.

clock April 10, 2014WWD Staff

Kate Bock, Nina Agdal and Ji Hye.

Fashion Scoops

Jeffrey Fashion Cares Packs the 69th Regiment Armory

Baja East’s Scott Studenberg and John Targon sat front row at the event’s fashion show, as did Prabal Gurung, Joseph Altuzarra and Tony Mellilo.

clock April 10, 2014David Moin and Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Kering Launches Executive Program in China

The 18-month special program is designed to respond to the growing demand for talent in the Asian markets.

clock April 10, 2014Laure Guilbault

A rendering of Lisa Perry's East Hampton storefront.

Fashion Scoops

Lisa Perry Opening in East Hampton

The designer conceptualized the 1,800-square-foot space at at 67 Main Street, and worked with Harper Design Build to realize the project.

clock April 10, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Kate Hudson

Fashion Scoops

Ann Taylor and Kate Hudson Fete LBD Collection

The actress wore the Best Actress-style dress to the cocktail party Tuesday evening at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles.

clock April 10, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Macy’s Taps Lucy Hale for Next American Rag Campaign

American Rag said actress and singer Lucy Hale will be the next artist to headline the brand’s upcoming All Access campaign.

clock April 10, 2014Sharon Edelson

Oscar de la Renta

Fashion Scoops

Daniel Lawler to Helm Footwear at Oscar de la Renta

As vice president of design, footwear, he will work closely with the designer to establish the design direction for the category.

clock April 10, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Paloma Faith

Fashion Scoops

Paloma Faith Signs With Next Model Management

Paloma Faith, the British singer-songwriter who’s known for her glam, retro style and soulful sound, has signed with Next Model Management.

clock April 10, 2014Nina Jones

Michelle Williams debuts in Louis Vuitton's new Color Blossom BB jewelry collection ads.

Media

Michelle Williams Reunites With Louis Vuitton

The actress stars a new campaign spotlighting the French leather goods maker’s key city bags.

clock April 10, 2014Paulina Szmydke

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