Michael Kors Plots Major Retail Rollout

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Overview

Grow, grow, grow: That’s the apparent retail mandate at Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., whether it’s global freestanding stores, shops-in-shop or a new e-commerce site later this year.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Maison Lejaby show at the Lido

Fashion Scoops

Maison Lejaby Stages Lido Mega Show

The event celebrated the French lingerie brand’s 130th anniversary.

clock May 28, 2014Laure Guilbault

Financial

Nestlé to Acquire Dermatology Assets for $1.4 Billion

The Swiss giant is buying the rights to commercialize some products from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in the U.S. and Canada.

clock May 28, 2014Jennifer Weil

Imaan Hammam on the runway at Michael Kors.

Business Features

Michael Kors Plots Major Retail Rollout

The company posted double-digit percent gains for profits and revenues in the fourth quarter, driven in part by new retail locations.

clock May 29, 2014Vicki M. Young

The designer jury: Marc Jacobs, Humberto Leon, Raf Simons, Riccardo Tisci, Phoebe Philo, Karl Lagerfeld and Nicolas Ghesquière.

Designer and Luxury

Thomas Tait Wins First LVMH Prize

Canadian women’s wear designer is awarded 300,000 euros, plus a year of coaching.

clock May 29, 2014Miles Socha

Max Mara Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Max Mara Resort 2015

The collection took on an Eighties theme with layered, often slouchy looks.

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Sportmax Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Sportmax Resort 2015

The brand’s design team started its resort collection by thinking about “an expression of feminine movement.”

clock May 28, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Commerce Dept.’s Kim Glas Stepping Down

She is leaving to become the executive vice president of the BlueGreen Alliance in Washington.

clock May 28, 2014Kristi Ellis

Outside the Kiton store located in the Four Seasons hotel.

Designer and Luxury

Kiton to Open at Four Seasons

The brand will significantly expand its retail presence around the world over the next five years, adding 30 new units.

clock May 28, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Fendi Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Fendi Resort 2015

Karl Lagerfeld played with contrasting colors for his Fendi resort, revisiting a few elements from past collections.

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Tory Burch Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch Resort 2015

The designer showed relaxed silhouettes with pretty but not precious details.

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Under Armour's latest technological innovation, ClutchFit.

Textiles

Under Armour’s Latest Product Enhancement

ClutchFit, a new fabric that is being described as a “second skin,” will be featured in products ranging from footwear to apparel this fall.

clock May 28, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Target Creates Digital Advisory Council

Move is part of the mass retailer’s efforts to accelerate its digital transformation.

clock May 28, 2014Sharon Edelson

Diesel Black Gold Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Diesel Black Gold Resort 2015

Creative director Andreas Melbostad delivered a rockabilly vibe.

clock May 28, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

FTC Amends Wool Labeling Rules

One of the most “substantive changes” is an amended rule on hangtag disclosures.

clock May 28, 2014Kristi Ellis

A view of Belk's Dallas flagship.

Business Features

Belk Net Falls 32% in Q1

The company said the decrease was primarily the result of higher expenses from investments in strategic initiatives.

clock May 28, 2014David Moin

Yeprem

Jewelry

The Couture Show: Ones to Watch

New vendors are ready to shine in Las Vegas.

clock May 29, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Colette

Jewelry

The Couture Show: Taking a Step Into Color

Bold hues and intricate craftsmanship are set to rule in Las Vegas.

clock May 29, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Matt Kemp behind the scenes of the ad shoot for Gap's outlet stores with model Chanel Iman.

Sportswear

Matt Kemp to Be Face of Gap Outlets

The L.A. Dodgers outfielder is adding fashion model to his Major League Baseball All-Star and Gold Glove honors.

clock May 29, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

JCK Couture Jewelry 2014 Vegas

Jewelry

The Couture Show: Follow the Lines

Graphic shapes and modern lines are key trends in the fine-jewelry collections shown at this week’s Couture show in Las Vegas.

clock May 29, 2014Roxanne Robinson

A look inside the OVS flagship on Via Dante.

Retail

OVS Unveils Flagship in Milan

Change is afoot at Italian mass-market retailer, which is opening a 9,687-square-foot unit on Via Dante today.

clock May 29, 2014Cynthia Martens

Ghurka

Leather Goods

Ghurka Adding Women’s for Fall

The women’s line will launch in September with six styles, some of which were derived from the archives, as well as new designs.

clock May 29, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Frank & Eileen

Ready To Wear

Tale of a Shirt: Frank & Eileen

The five-year-old Los Angeles-based shirt company launched an e-commerce Web site this month and just opened a 500-square-foot store in Tokyo.

clock May 29, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Retail

Chico’s to Pull Back on Store Openings

Retailer has reduced the total new store opening count for 2014 to 107 from the planned estimate of between 120 and 130 stores.

clock May 29, 2014Vicki M. Young

A look from Stampd’s spring 2014 collection.

Textiles

In the Spotlight: Stampd

The brand has come a long way from a single screen-printed T-shirt in 2009.

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Umberto Angeloni

Designer and Luxury

Caruso Sets Retail Rollout Plan

Umberto Angeloni, chairman, ceo and majority shareholder of Raffaele Caruso SpA, is opening a New York flagship, showroom and offices this fall.

clock May 29, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Matt Kemp behind the scenes of the ad shoot for Gap's outlet stores with model Chanel Iman.

Lifestyle

Q&A: Off the Field With Matt Kemp

The Los Angeles Dodger talks to WWD about his own personal style and shares some tips for men who want to step up their fashion game.

clock May 29, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Chelsea Clinton

Media

Chelsea Clinton on Message at Hearst’s Philanthropy Summit

Earlier in the day, Donna Karan, Trudie Styler and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were among the speakers who tried to empower attendees.

clock May 29, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Fashion Executive Mark Weber Penning Career Memoir

The chief executive officer of LVMH Inc. and chairman and ceo of Donna Karan International is now also an author.

clock May 29, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Media

Forbes Releases Annual ‘100 Most Powerful Women’ List

Anna Wintour is up two spots from last year — landing at number 39 — thanks to her promotion to Condé Nast artistic director.

clock May 29, 2014David Yi

Media

Changes Hit i-D in London and New York

Sarah Richardson has resigned as global fashion director, and her successor will be named, along with other appointments, in the next few months.

clock May 29, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

James Marsden, Keri Russell to Present at CFDA Fashion Awards

Marsden has been tapped to do the honors in the men’s wear category, while Russell will present the award for accessories.

clock May 29, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Marchesa Heading to London Fashion Week

There is a reason for the onetime move — English designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig are marking their 10th year in business.

clock May 29, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

The English Gentleman Taking a Break From London Collections: Men

Organizers gave a statement to WWD, but declined to elaborate on the reasons.

clock May 29, 2014Samantha Conti

Denim

Paul Marciano’s 2013 Pay Up 60.7% at Guess Inc.

Chief executive’s salary is raised to $1.5 million after eight years at $1 million.

clock May 28, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Essentialist

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The Outdoor Voices brands in the "center stage" at the Nordstrom flagship in Manhattan.

Business

Nordstrom Sees Sales and Earnings Decline

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Social Studies

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