Bangladesh Alliance: Progress, Challenges

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Fashion Scoops

Alexis Bittar Taps Head of Global Communications

Anne Fahey-Storment is headed to Alexis Bittar as vice president of global communications and marketing effective July 28.

clock July 21, 2014Marc Karimzadeh


Currency Hits Swatch Net in First Half

Watchmaker cites negative currency environment as sales gain 4 percent in period.

clock July 22, 2014Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha


Russian Tourist Spending Tumbles

Global Blue figures reflect political tensions, weak ruble.

clock July 22, 2014Samantha Conti

Dita Von Teese in Jean Paul Gaultier.

Fashion Scoops

Dita Von Teese, Bare Necessities Team Up

The introduction to the Web site also has the e-tailer becoming the first major U.S. retailer to invest in full-figured and fuller-busted sizes for women.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

Ready To Wear

Norma Kamali Inks Intl. Distribution Deal

The brand is back and once again available in Europe, Russia and the Middle East.

clock July 22, 2014Luisa Zargani

Inside Cherry Izakaya.


Feast for the Eye: Cherry Izakaya Opens in Brooklyn

Jonathan Morr and Eugene Morimoto’s new spot opens on Friday in Williamsburg.

clock July 22, 2014Taylor Harris

T Magazine's September cover featuring?Vanessa Axente.


Fashion Magazines See Ups and Downs in September Issues

Vogue, a perennial leader in September advertising pages, pulled out the best page tally at 631, while InStyle came in second with 485 pages.

clock July 22, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Government and Trade

FTC Reaches Settlement in Made in USA Labeling Case

The commission charged that the certifier had deceived consumers.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Alliance Releases First Annual Report

Labor activists remain encouraged but critical.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Ellis

Christian Louboutin

Beauty Features

Christian Louboutin Enters the Beauty Arena With Nail Polish

The designer is taking his first steps into the beauty business with a range of signature polishes housed in strikingly tall, spiky bottles.

clock July 23, 2014Miles Socha and Pete Born

From Butter London's Brick Lane collection.

Color Cosmetics

Encore Takes Stake in Butter London

Founded as a nail lacquer brand, with influences from Great Britain — where founder Sasha Muir is from — the firm last year launched its color cosmetics line.

clock July 23, 2014Vicki M. Young



Milan Trade Show Preview: Ones to Watch

Two fresh brands in Milan.

clock July 23, 2014Alessandra Turra


Milan Trade Shows at a Glance

A look at what’s going on at the shows.

clock July 23, 2014Cynthia Martens

Designer and Luxury

Nadège Vanhee Said Top Choice for Hermès

A behind-the-scenes talent is a front-runner to succeed Christophe Lemaire as head of women’s ready-to-wear.

clock July 23, 2014Miles Socha

Maggie Gyllenhaal


The Honorable Maggie Gyllenhaal

Over breakfast with WWD, the actress discusses her role as Nessa Stein in the upcoming miniseries “The Honorable Woman.”

clock July 23, 2014Sharon Edelson


Createthe Group’s New Chapter

One of fashion’s first and most-prominent digital agencies is reinventing.

clock July 23, 2014Rachel Strugatz

The autumn-winter Love cover.


Christy Turlington Burns Fronts for Love

The model has taken a Marie Antoinette-ish turn for the autumn-winter cover of the title.

clock July 23, 2014Samantha Conti

Kate Moss for the seventh time in Stella McCartney's fall 2014 campaign.


Stella McCartney Reunites With Kate Moss

The designer’s latest campaign features Moss for the seventh time (her last season as the face was summer 2009).

clock July 23, 2014Jessica Iredale

A scene from Barneys Madison Avenue windows featuring Prada?women's and men's fall collections. The collections and windows took inspiration from 20th century avant-garde theater and film.


Bridget Foley’s Diary: Prada at Barneys — Thinking Chic

Relationships — you never know. Sometimes you realize you’re better together than apart, which is proving true for Barneys New York and Prada.

clock July 23, 2014Bridget Foley

Fashion Scoops

Moves at American Apparel

The retailer is expected to name five new directors to its board in the next day or so.

clock July 23, 2014Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Marks & Spencer Looking East

The retailer plans to make further inroads into Saudi Arabia and the Middle East with Alhokair Fashion Retail.

clock July 23, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Best of Britannia's visual for Buy British Day in London.

Fashion Scoops

Best of Britannia Planning Buy British Day in London

The event will take place during the Best of Britannia fair, which showcases 200 brands with products ranging from grooming and fashion to food and furniture.

clock July 23, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Daisy Fuentes

Fashion Scoops

Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s Marks 10th Anniversary

The Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s Collection is 10 years old so what better way to celebrate the anniversary than with another collection?

clock July 23, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Krizia Planning Milan Fashion Week Event

The company is skipping a runway show in September but its new owner, Shenzhen Marisfrolg Fashion Co. Ltd., plans to stage an event.

clock July 23, 2014Luisa Zargani

Halle Berry with Michael Kors' new 100 Series watch.

Fashion Scoops

Halle Berry Joining United Nations World Food Programme

The actress will visit schools and farms that have benefited from Michael Kors’ Watch Hunger Stop campaign, which Berry partnered with last year.

clock July 23, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Peter Kim


Hudson Jeans’ New Image: Keeping It Real

The denim label is moving on from the branding formula that has worked in its favor for 12 years.

clock July 23, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran


Today's Must Read

Hudson's Bay's online marketplace.


Mounting Marketplaces: Plenty of Rewards But No Slam Dunk

clock 6hDavid Moin

Social Studies

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