Younger Clients Drive Growth of Couture

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An influx of younger clients, including a new wave from China, is helping to pad couture’s coffers, fueling double-digit growth for the most expensive clothes on earth.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Arnaud Vaillant, Iris van Herpen and Sébastien Meyer.

Designer and Luxury

Iris van Herpen Wins Andam Prize

The winner will receive a year’s worth of mentoring from François-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive officer of Kering.

clock July 6, 2014Paulina Szmydke and Miles Socha

A Delphine Manivet dress from her first Couture show.


Paris Couture Preview: Ones to Watch

Emerging talents on the couture scene, from eveningwear to jewelry.

clock July 4, 2014Laurent Folcher

The Fendi pop-up store in SoHo features custom vending machines displaying merchandise.

Designer and Luxury

Fendi to Pop-Up in SoHo

On Saturday, the Rome-based house opened a temporary store at 122 Greene Street, on the corner of Prince Street across from the Apple store.

clock July 6, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

A sketch from the VSP Chalayan capsule collection.

Fashion Scoops

Hussein Chalayan to Design for VSP

The designer and luxury leather brand will launch a three-season collaboration.

clock July 4, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Miu Miu Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Miu Miu Resort 2015

Miuccia Prada hosted a groovy show and party in Paris.

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Uma Thurman and daughter Maya Ray

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Miu Miu Resort 2015

Uma Thurman, Steve McQueen, Isla Fisher and Léa Seydoux attended the resort show.

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Jennifer Lopez

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Atelier Versace

Jennifer Lopez flew in to attend the show in Paris.

clock July 6, 2014Joelle Diderich



Paris Couture Preview: The Scene

Off the couture circuit, there’s no shortage of activities. Here, a smattering of the latest finds in the City of Light.

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Dior's Bar en Corolle Emeraude bracelet.


Dior’s Latest High-Jewelry Line Looks to Past

The graphic construction of vintage Dior pieces was the inspiration behind Victoire de Castellane’s new collection, named Archi Dior.

clock July 7, 2014Joelle Diderich

Karl Lagerfeld’s sketch of his fall couture collection for Chanel featuring the inscription “Le Corbusier goes to Versailles.”


Younger Clients Drive Growth of Couture

An influx of clients, including a new wave from China, is helping to pad couture’s coffers, fueling double-digit growth for the most expensive clothes on earth.

clock July 7, 2014Miles Socha

Ringo Starr


Starr Power: WWD Catches Up With Ringo

The former Beatle, who will be the face of John Varvatos’ fall advertising campaign, discusses his career and his Peace Rocks initiative.

clock July 7, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Stuart Weitzman Making Push Into Asia, Boosting Global E-commerce

To oversee that growth, the footwear brand has brought on its first chief global digital and e-commerce officer, Monica Schwartz.

clock July 7, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Emmanuelle Alt and Olivier Saillard


Paris’ Palais Galliera Gearing Up to Host Inaugural Gala

Olivier Saillard, the museum’s director, and Emmanuelle Alt, editor in chief of Vogue Paris, hope to raise in the neighborhood of $275,320 on Wednesday night.

clock July 7, 2014Miles Socha

An image from Kenzo’s fall campaign.


Kenzo Channels David Lynch for Fall Campaign

In the ads, models Guinevere Van Seenus and Robert McKinnon are featured in a series of cinematic and unsettling environments.

clock July 7, 2014Joelle Diderich

Products from the Poketo pop-up shop at Nordstrom.


Nordstrom Unveils Poketo Pop-In Shop

Pop-In@Nordstrom, a series of themed pop-ups located at the retailer’s eight flagship locations, is the brainchild of Olivia Kim, director of creative projects.

clock July 7, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

God’s Love We Deliver to Honor Anna Wintour

The Vogue editor will receive the Michael Kors Award for Outstanding Community Service at the Golden Heart Awards dinner in October.

clock July 7, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Virginie Coupérie-Eiffel and Charlotte Casiraghi

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Hosts Luncheon at Paris Eiffel Jumping

The three-day show-jumping competition concluded Sunday with the Gucci Gold Cup course.

clock July 7, 2014Laure Guilbault


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