Nordstrom Taps Tech, Brings Wanelo In-store

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Yoana Baraschi Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Yoana Baraschi Resort 2015

Lace was the cornerstone of Yoana Baraschi’s resort collection.

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Matthew Williamson Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Matthew Williamson Resort 2015

Inspired by jaunts to Bali, Cuba and the Maldives, Williamson said he tapped into his “escapist sensibilities” for his collection.

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Dsquared2 Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Dsquared2 Resort 2015

Dean and Dan Caten got in a Seventies-inspired mood with flared silhouettes and opulent materials defining the look.

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Christopher Kane Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Christopher Kane Resort 2015

The designer said he gleaned inspiration for resort from the lace and neon creations he designed for his Central Saint Martins M.A. graduate show in 2006.

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Jay Godfrey Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Jay Godfrey Resort 2015

Jay Godfrey looked at resort as a chance to continue the story he began for fall, namely what would rock ’n’ roll daughters want to wear?

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J. Mendel Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

J. Mendel Resort 2015

Gilles Mendel said his J.Mendel muse is “having a ‘Belle de Jour’ moment” for resort.

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Lela Rose Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose Resort 2015

The designer worked lace into her all-purpose approach.

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Chalayan Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Chalayan Resort 2015

Hussein Chalayan developed a series of patterns inspired by the architecture and culture of southern Spain and North Africa.

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A view of Jeannette Montgomery Barron's exhibit.

Lifestyle

Jeannette Montgomery Barron’s Photographs on View in Italy

Portraits of Robert Mapplethorpe, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Bianca Jagger and other influencers are now on view at the Collezione Maramotti.

clock June 20, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Paul Charron, David Jaffe, Peter Weijmarshausen, Robin Lewis, Jennifer Hyman, Mindy Grossman and Neil Blumenthal.

Retail

Players Disrupting the Retail Landscape

Ceos from Warby Parker, Rent the Runway and Shapeways squared off with ceo’s from HSNi and Ascena in a Fashion Group International panel discussion.

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Moncler Gamme Bleu Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Moncler Gamme Bleu Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Thom Browne opted for a boxing ring instead of a catwalk to showcase the label’s spring offerings.

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Mary Katrantzou Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Mary Katrantzou Resort 2015

Taking her cues from the alphabet, the designer’s collection was a riot of laces, embroidery and flocking that riffed on letters.

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Fragrance

Zadig & Voltaire Links With Beauté Prestige International

Shiseido fragrance arm will create and distribute perfumes for the French brand.

clock June 23, 2014Amanda Kaiser

Antonio Marras Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Antonio Marras Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Antonio Marras decided to dedicate his men’s collection to Gigi Riva, one of the most popular Italian soccer players of all time.

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Diesel Black Gold Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Diesel Black Gold Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Disregarding the loosely cut shapes this Milan season, designer Andreas Melbostad opted for ultra-skinny silhouettes from top to bottom.

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Ports 1961 Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Ports 1961 Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Rigorous silhouettes and precise cuts defined the Ports 1961 collection.

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Emporio Armani Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Emporio Armani Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Giorgio Armani was thinking like a modernist architect for an Emporio collection covered with stripes and grid patterns.

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Gucci Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Gucci Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Frida Giannini went for a lively mix of admirals and pirates in a Gucci show headlined by sprightly accessories.

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Human Resources

American Apparel’s Dov Charney Fighting Back

The ousted chief is holding discussions with supporters, contemplating management changes at the company he founded.

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Andrea Incontri Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Andrea Incontri Men’s RTW Spring 2015

The traditional and modern blended in Andrea Incontri’s collection, which offered the ideal wardrobe for the contempory explorer.

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Fashion Scoops

Armani Sets ‘Silo’ Exhibition Project

Showcase is to coincide with the Universal Exposition in Milan next year.

clock June 23, 2014Luisa Zargani

Financial

J.C. Penney Closes $2.35 Billion Credit Facility

Firm says new package brings improved liquidity and better pricing.

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Mark Bozek

Human Resources

Mark Bozek Installed as ShopHQ CEO

Activist investor firm The Clinton Group has successfully forced change at ValueVision Media Inc.

clock June 24, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

Lululemon’s Chip Wilson Mulls Move

Shares rose 2.5 percent on Monday on indications that the company’s founder is weighing options to change management or even its ownership.

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Etro Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Etro Men’s RTW Spring 2015

The show started out classic enough — double-breasted suits that were a little retro, but still on trend — and then gradually became more eccentric.

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Jay Ott

Human Resources

Jay Ott Cause of Death Determined

A New York City Police Department spokesman said Monday that the case will stay open.

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Canali Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Canali Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Andrea Pompilio, named creative consultant earlier this year, showed off his first collection for the 80-year-old tailored clothing brand.

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Felix Dennis, 1971.

Human Resources

Felix Dennis Dies at 67

The flamboyant founder of Dennis Publishing pioneered lad magazines and computer titles, later turning to poetry.

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“The Wall of Dolls” at the Cultural Center in Via de Amicis.

Fashion Scoops

Designers Support ‘The Wall of Dolls’ Installation

The Milan installation was set up to highlight and condemn the increasing violence against women.

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Fendi Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Fendi Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Silvia Venturini Fendi tackled jeans, waterproof leather pants, jackets and other “everyday basics” for the Fendi man.

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No. 21 Men's RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

No. 21 Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Alessandro Dell’Acqua translated the signature elements of his women’s wear collections into a lineup dominated by a masculine romanticism.

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Emilio Pucci Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Emilio Pucci Resort 2015

Peter Dundas injected a Sixties’ vibe into his pretty Emilio Pucci resort collection.

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Richard Nicoll Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Richard Nicoll Resort 2015

The designer said he wanted to merge the ideas of “embracing the future but also slowing down,” with his easy, laid-back resort collection.

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The Pinori mill.

Textiles

Next Gen Yarn Makers Fueling Italian Industry

Despite the country’s swollen unemployment rate, there is a generational passing of the torch taking place among family-run yarn firms.

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Steven Tyler and Stella McCartney

Fashion Scoops

Stella McCartney Hits Milan

Designer refurbishes store and shows spring looks.

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Roberto Cavalli Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Roberto Cavalli Resort 2015

Model Veruschka in the Seventies inspired the designer for resort.

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Tsumori Chisato Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Tsumori Chisato Resort 2015

The designer looked to Greece for resort, turning out a fresh and summery collection.

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Government and Trade

Target Scaling Back Cambodia Production

Cambodia’s commerce minister revealed that the retailer has reduced its orders in the Southeast Asian nation over labor unrest.

clock June 23, 2014Kristi Ellis

Financial

G-III Apparel Group to Sell 1.5M Shares of Common Stock

The apparel firm said it intends to use the proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include acquisitions.

clock June 23, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Vince Plans Secondary Public Offering

The shares being offered include those held by affiliates of Sun Capital Partners Inc., who own a majority stake in the company.

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Kansai Yamamoto's striped bodysuit for David Bowie's 1973 Aladdin Sane tour, in the "David Bowie" exhibition.

Lifestyle

Berlin Preview: The Scene

Keeping busy in the off-hours around Berlin.

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Tim Labenda

Designer and Luxury

Berlin Preview: Ones to Watch

These four emerging houses are hitting fashion week.

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Berlin Preview Brandenburg Gate MBFWB

Retail

Berlin Preview: A New Landscape

Lots of changes are shaking up the status quo for the upcoming round of trade fairs and runway shows.

clock June 24, 2014Melissa Drier and Susan Stone

Denim

European Union Sees Blues Progression

A recent study of the denim business in the EU shows a healthy recovery for European imports in 2013.

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The new shopping center in West Berlin.

Retail

Bikini Berlin: The Newest Niche

A novel approach to a retail center has a lot of moving parts.

clock June 24, 2014Melissa Drier

Bread & Butter is held at the Tempelhof airport.

Markets

Berlin’s Fashion Week Calendar

Times and locations are accurate as of press time but subject to change.

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A close up of the "What's Trending on Wanelo" display from the Nordstrom in Bellevue, Washington.

Retail

Nordstrom Taps Tech, Brings Wanelo In-store

The buzzy social shopping site is stepping into the physical world with the help of Nordstrom, which is rolling out wall displays to 107 stores.

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The "What's Trending on Wanelo" display from the Nordstrom in Bellevue, Washington.

Retail

The Digitally Minded Nordstrom

The Seattle-based department store has been on the digital cutting edge for years.

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Piergiorgio Cariaggi

Textiles

Pitti Spinners On Road to Recovery

Italian yarn makers are set to showcase their fall 2015 collections at the three-day Pitti Filati trade show starting July 2.

clock June 24, 2014Sofia Celeste

Financial

Avon Eliminates 600 Positions

The cutbacks are principally in the company’s corporate organization and North American business unit.

clock June 24, 2014Arnold J. Karr

A room at  Al Palazzo del Marchese di Camugliano.

Lifestyle

Pitti Filati Preview: Florence Finds

Some places to check out while in town.

clock June 24, 2014Alessia Bani

Paula Kent Meehan

Human Resources

Paula Kent Meehan, Cofounder of Redken, Dies at 82

The beauty entrepreneur died Monday at her home in Beverly Hills.

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Obit 2014 WWD Gustave Tassell

Designer and Luxury

Designer Gustave Tassell Dies at 88

The Coty Award-winning designer who created clothes for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Grace of Monaco.

clock June 24, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg and Marcy Medina

Retail

Macy’s Adds Annie Young-Scrivner to Board

The 11th member of the board is executive vice president of Starbucks Coffee Co. and president of its Teavana business.

clock June 24, 2014David Moin

A visual from the Salvatore Ferragamo fall 2014 ad campaign.

Media

Salvatore Ferragamo Unveils Fall Campaign

Creative director Massimiliano Giornetti tapped Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, which marks a departure for the brand.

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The Michael Kors Fall 2014 ad campaign.

Media

Michael Kors Bets on Men’s for Fall

The company said that the men’s campaign will increase the number of print publications where its ads will appear by 89 percent.

clock June 24, 2014David Yi

Fashion Scoops

Tory Burch Opening Milan Flagship

The two-story, 4,850-square-foot space at 7 Via della Spiga is her second in Italy

clock June 24, 2014Luisa Zargani

A pocket handkerchief from the Liberty collaboration with H&M.

Fashion Scoops

H&M and Liberty Link Up on Men’s Capsule

The collection of shirts and accessories in the British retailer’s trademark floral prints.

clock June 24, 2014Joelle Diderich

Trademark Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Trademark Resort 2015

“We always start with the fabric and think of a new way of using it,” said Pookie Burch, who designs Trademark with her sister Louisa.

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