Bangladesh Workers Protest Over Wages

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A 24-hour deadline to make back payments to 1,500 workers in Dhaka created a deadlock on Sunday in talks to end a workers’ hunger strike.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

No. 21 Plots Retail Expansion

Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s fashion label just opened a store in Tokyo and is plotting further retail expansion in both Asia and on its home turf of Milan.

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L’Oréal Optimistic for Second Half

The company noted a pickup in U.S. business and strong growth in Western Europe among promising factors.

clock August 1, 2014Jennifer Weil

Edie Campbell in Vivenne Westwood.

Fashion Scoops

Tom Cruise Lands at Ladies’ Day at Goodwood

British model Edie Campbell wins Magnolia Cup for second time.

clock August 1, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Business Features

CEO Lafley Sees Smaller P&G

The consumer product giant’s ceo on Friday unveiled a dramatic plan to sell off or shutter at least half of its 160 brands.

clock August 1, 2014Evan Clark and Faye Brookman

Government and Trade

WTO Fails to Implement Trade Accord

World Trade Organization members failed to finalize implementation of a Trade Facilitation Agreement by the Friday deadline.

clock August 1, 2014Arthur Friedman

John Varvatos

Designer and Luxury

John Varvatos’ Largest Store Bows in London

The three-story space plays to both the designer’s rock-inflected style and his sartorial leanings.

clock August 4, 2014Nina Jones

A rendering of Aurélie Bidermann’s SoHo boutique.


Aurélie Bidermann Eyes U.S. Growth

Next week, the jewelry designer will officially open the doors of her New York City boutique — an endeavor several years in the making.

clock August 4, 2014Lauren McCarthy

The interior of Broken English.


Broken English Opens in N.Y.

Los Angeles native Laura Freedman views the SoHo flagship as a chance to take on much larger retailers like Barneys New York and Bergdorf Goodman.

clock August 4, 2014Lauren McCarthy

A Hunt Slonem for Echo Design scarf.

Hats, Gloves and More

Echo Design Collaborates With Hunt Slonem

The accessories company has enlisted the artist to collaborate on a limited-edition collection of scarves and tote bags, due out in January.

clock August 4, 2014Lauren McCarthy

LOOK BOTH WAYS: Underella by Ella Moss


Spring 2015 Intimates Trends

Innerwear and legwear designers are looking to spring with charming detail.

clock August 4, 2014Bobbi Queen

Perfectly Fit T-shirt bra from Calvin Klein Underwear.


CurveNY Preview: New Solutions for Challenging Market

The show features a curated mix of lingerie and swimwear amidst a still-struggling retail landscape with many shifts afoot.

clock August 4, 2014Marcy Medina

Versatile baby doll from Sapphire Bliss.


Intimates: Ones to Watch

A few lingerie specialists to check out at CurveNY.

clock August 4, 2014WWD Staff

A men's footwear look from Coach.


Coach to Launch Men’s Footwear Line

Come September, all global Coach stores will exclusively carry the footwear, which includes 15 new styles with price points ranging from $175 to $495.

clock August 4, 2014David Yi

A still from the Temperley London and short film.


Temperley London, Net-a-porter to Unveil Fashion Film

The short film follows the run-up to the designer’s annual summer party at her home in Somerset, England.

clock August 4, 2014Samantha Conti

Workers of apparel manufacturer Tuba Group protest unpaid salaries while staging a hunger strike.

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Workers Protest Over Wages

A 24-hour deadline to make back payments to 1,500 workers in Dhaka created a deadlock on Sunday in talks to end a workers’ hunger strike.

clock August 4, 2014Mayu Saini

Carolina Herrera and her dog, Gaspar.


Dog Days of Summer: Designers Discuss Their Canine Companions

The days are long, hot and sticky, but these dogs have it made in the shade.

clock August 4, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Obama Steps Up Drive to Boost Africa Trade

African textile and apparel producers are in Washington for a historic U.S.-Africa summit to fight to preserve a U.S. trade preference program.

clock August 4, 2014Kristi Ellis and Bambina Wise

An image from Just Cavalli’s fall '14 campaign.


Roberto Cavalli Unveils Latest Just Cavalli Campaign

The designer enrolled a group of cool kids for his new fall ad campaign, which was shot by photographer Michel Comte in Los Angeles.

clock August 4, 2014Alessandra Turra


Today's Must Read

Thinx (Btwn)


Thinx Creates Period-Proof Underwear for Teens, Tweens

clock 4hAria Hughes

Social Studies