Fit To Be Tied

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Overview

As if the Met Ball weren’t stressful enough, the dress code for Monday’s gala has added even more angst for the male contingent: “white tie and decorations.” SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Hedi Slimane Gets Paris Photo Expo

The designer’s portraits of rock stars are to be showcased at the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation.

clock April 30, 2014Miles Socha

Lorenzo Delpani

Financial

Revlon Moves to Profit in Q1, Keeps Focus on Quality

Sales in the period are up 44.2% on organic growth and the Colomer Group acquisition.

clock April 30, 2014Molly Prior and Arnold J. Karr

Legal

Dolce, Gabbana to Appeal Tax Verdict

After 10 months, a guilty verdict was once again handed down in the Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana tax trial on Wednesday.

clock April 30, 2014Luisa Zargani

Swim trunks from Vilebrequin's spring 2014 collection.

Textiles

In the Spotlight: Vilebrequin

The lifestyle collection includes shirts, outerwear and accessories.

clock April 30, 2014WWD Staff

Business Features

Minimum Wage Bill Stalls in Senate

The Senate on Wednesday failed to advance legislation supported by President Obama, setting it up as a major issue in the midterm elections.

clock April 30, 2014Kristi Ellis

Financial

Glamour Sales Gets New Investors

The Asian-based e-commerce site has received a $65 million investment from Chow Tai Fook Enterprises and Investec Bank Plc.

clock April 30, 2014Lara Farrar

Narciso Rodriguez

Fashion Scoops

Narciso Rodriguez to Receive Cooper-Hewitt Fashion Design Award

In its 15th year, the National Design Awards will be held at Pier Sixty.

clock April 30, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

A view of the Cremieux store in SoHo.

Designer and Luxury

Cremieux Opens First U.S. Store

Daniel Cremieux has brought a little slice of Saint-Tropez to SoHo.

clock May 1, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

From Left: Palmer Harding shirt and Olympia Le-Tan skirt; Maison Martin Margiela jewelry. Alexis Mabille top, tie & pants; Alexis Bittar earrings, Maison Martin Margiela ring. Vika Gazinskaya blazer & pants with Cres E Dim. shirt; Alexis Bittar earrings.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2014 Trend: Taking Liberties

Black tie: It started out as a uniform but there are now plenty of ways to work it.

clock May 1, 2014Mayte Allende

The Fendi store in London.

Designer and Luxury

Three-Level Fendi Flagship Opens in London

The 6,804-square-foot unit on on New Bond Street is enriched with design pieces and artwork.

clock May 1, 2014Luisa Zargani

Gildo Zegna

Business Features

Zegna Latest Firm Dented by Currency Woes

The privately owned Italian clothing and textile firm is investing in the future despite uncertain times ahead.

clock May 1, 2014Samantha Conti

Financial

Iconix China Venture Readies Two IPOs

Iconix Brand Group posted a 74.8 percent jump in first quarter net income on a 10.5 percent gain in licensing revenue.

clock May 1, 2014Vicki M. Young

Retail

J. Crew Plans Fourth London Unit

The retailer will open a 4,500-square-foot unit in Sloane Square.

clock May 1, 2014Samantha Conti

Human Resources

A&F to Nominate New Directors to Board

Move is part of a settlement agreement with activist investor Engaged Capital, which has been pushing the company for change.

clock May 1, 2014Evan Clark

Financial

Aéropostale Shuttering P.S. Units

The struggling youth retailer has triggered a cost-reduction program involving cutting 100 jobs from headquarters and closing 125 mall-based kids stores.

clock May 1, 2014David Moin

10 Crosby Derek Lam RTW Fall 2014

Retail

Derek Lam to Open 10 Crosby Store

The designer in October will unveil a 2,200-square-foot flagship at 115 Mercer Street in SoHo.

clock May 1, 2014Sharon Edelson

The Met Ball: In a tizzy about tails.

Fashion Features

The Met Ball: In a Tizzy About Tails

As if Monday’s gala weren’t stressful enough, the dress code has added even more angst for the male contingent: “white tie and decorations.”

clock May 1, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Boston Magazine, ASME's winner for best cover.

Media

ASME Crowns Year’s Best Cover, Talks Video

Media types braved the rain Wednesday to attend the American Society of Magazine Editors luncheon in Manhattan.

clock May 1, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fausto Puglisi and Linda Fargo

Fashion Scoops

Bergdorf’s Hosts Launch Party for Fausto Puglisi

Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis, Chanel Iman, Zendaya and Zoë Kravitz were among the guests in attendance.

clock May 1, 2014Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Roland Mouret Moves Resort Presentation to London

The designer will show his resort collection with an event at his Carlos Place flagship and headquarters on May 29.

clock May 1, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Fragrance Foundation Seeks Cosmopolitan Readers’ Opinion

The foundation is looking to readers to help narrow down its Fragrance of the Year Consumer’s Choice finalists.

clock May 1, 2014Belisa Silva

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Designer Melody Ehsani poses for a portrait at her showroom in Compton, Califonia.

Fashion

Melody Ehsani Appointed Foot Locker Women's First Creative Director

clock 6hBooth Moore

Social Studies

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