Fashion

Dior Plots Global Retail Push for Chiuri's First Collection

The initiative combines freestanding pop-ups, partnerships with key retailers and special in-store merchandising.

clock 11hJoelle Diderich and Sharon Edelson

Eye

Franca Sozzani's Mass Draws Designers, Executives in Milan

The Mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December.

clock 21hLuisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Business

Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

clock 11hEvan Clark

LV’s Designer Team of Six ‘Iconoclasts’

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Overview

Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry and Cindy Sherman are applying their creativity to a new and surprising canvas — Louis Vuitton's famous brown and gold monogram.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Henkel to Buy Three U.S. Hair Brands

The acquisition of SexyHair, Alterna and Kenra is aimed to strengthen the company’s stateside portfolio.

clock June 2, 2014Susan Stone

Peter Jensen Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Peter Jensen Resort 2015

The designer picked Yoko Ono as his muse for his playful, pattern-packed resort collection.

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Marc Jacobs Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Marc Jacobs Resort 2015

Hemlines mostly fell somewhere between mini and microscopic on the lineup of abbreviated dresses.

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Donna Karan Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Donna Karan Resort 2015

The designer called her beautiful resort collection “The Pajama Life,” but she wasn’t talking about traditional loungewear.

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Hellessy Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Hellessy Resort 2015

This was Sylvie Millstein’s first resort collection for her brand, a necessary step as her collection develops at retail.

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Frida Giannini, Camilla Belle and Patrizio di Marco.

Designer and Luxury

Frida Giannini Opens Gucci’s ‘Forever Now’ Show in Brazil

The three-week exhibition at São Paulo’s luxury Iguatemi Mall replicates Gucci’s Museo in Florence.

clock June 2, 2014Adriana Brasileiro

Karen Elson in Diane von Furstenberg.

Parties

Veuve Clicquot Holds Seventh Annual Polo Classic

Lupita Nyong’o, Aaron Paul, Julianne Moore and Olivia Munn were among guests at Liberty State Park in Jersey City.

clock June 2, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Media

Time Inc. Acquires Cozi Inc.

The Seattle-based technology firm specializes in organizing tools for mobile and digital platforms, and has more than 10 million users.

clock June 2, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Band of Outsiders Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Band of Outsiders Resort 2015

Scott Sternberg remixed classic Band of Outsiders elements — loose tailoring, men’s shirting, bandage skirts — under a flirty, feminine inspiration.

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Tome Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Tome Resort 2015

Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo’s first resort efforts resulted in an easy, fun lineup.

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Reed Krakoff Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Reed Krakoff Resort 2015

Andy Warhol’s oxidation series as well as the scrap metal works of Ghanaian artist El Anatsui informed the designer for resort.

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Diane von Furstenberg, Net-a-porter and Google are teaming up in wearables with new looks for Google Glass.

Designer and Luxury

DVF, Net-a-Porter Team Up With Google

The designer will unveil new Glass looks with her resort collection.

clock June 3, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Quiksilver

Financial

Quiksilver Shares Fall on Loss

Revenues down 10.4% in quarter as loss exceeds analysts’ views.

clock June 2, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Study Points to Retail Wage Gap

The gender pay gap in retail costs women nearly $41 billion annually, according to new report by Demos, a public policy organization.

clock June 3, 2014Sharon Edelson

Sigrid Olsen

Sportswear

Sigrid Olsen Seeks a Comeback

The designer, whose fashion label under Liz Claiborne Inc. peaked at $100 million in wholesale volume, has some new plans up her colorful sleeves.

clock June 3, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Media

WWD Sets Second London Digital Forum

Speakers will include William Kim, chief executive of AllSaints, and Chris Morton, cofounder of the online fashion marketplace Lyst.com.

clock June 3, 2014Samantha Conti

Delphine Arnault observes Karl Lagerfeld sketching.

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Taps Six ‘Iconoclasts’ for Collaboration

Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry and Cindy Sherman are applying their creativity to a new and surprising canvas — Vuitton’s famous brown and gold monogram.

clock June 3, 2014Miles Socha

Wes Gordon Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Wes Gordon Resort 2015

The designer focused on clean, no-fuss silhouettes with a touch of femininity.

clock June 3, 2014WWD Staff

Media

WSJ. Magazine Launching Latin American Editions

Translated in both Portuguese and Spanish, the magazine will be distributed four times a year, starting Oct. 10.

clock June 3, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

‘Fendi for Fountains’ Project Kicks Off in Rome

The fashion house has donated 2.18 million euros, or almost $3 million at current exchange, to restore the famous Trevi Fountain.

clock June 3, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Hussein Chalayan Relaunching Men’s Line

Later this month, the designer will unveil 22 looks for spring 2015 in a capsule collection he’s dubbed Moor’s Chorus.

clock June 3, 2014Samantha Conti

Joseph Altuzarra and Vanessa Traina Snow

Fashion Features

2014 CFDA Fashion Awards: The Winners’ Circle

Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra was crowned this year’s Womenswear Designer of the Year.

clock June 2, 2014Marc Karimzadeh and Jessica Iredale and Taylor Harris

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Spring bags from Michael Kors featured in The Walk campaign.

Business

Michael Kors Reprises ‘The Walk’ Street-Style Handbag Campaign

clock 11hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies