Barneys Gets Facelift at Beverly Hills Unit

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The retailer has unveiled a revamp of its 125,000-square-foot Beverly Hills flagship, the jewel of its eight-store West Coast collection.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Claiborne Swanson Frank in Michael Kors with the designer.

Parties

Michael Kors Toasts Claiborne Swanson

Emmy Rossum, Amber Valletta, Rachel Zoe and Hailee Steinfeld were among the 150 guests at the three-course alfresco dinner party.

clock October 3, 2014Lindzi Scharf

Retail

Aéropostale to Launch in Chile

The mall-based specialty retailer has entered into a licensing agreement with Sociedad Comercial Grupo Yes.

clock October 5, 2014Sharon Edelson

Adam Levine

Retail

Adam Levine Talks Signature Kmart Line

Extending his Kmart collection — outerwear and shoes will be offered for men and intimate apparel and more accessories are in the works for women.

clock October 6, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Government and Trade

ICE Cracking Down on L.A. Fashion District Firms

Effective Oct. 9, the new guideline requires some 2,000 businesses in the fashion district to report any transaction involving more than $3,000 in cash.

clock October 3, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Ralph Lauren is tapping into social-media fans for the Pink Pony Fund.

Media

Ralph Lauren Launches Pink Pony Fund

The brand will donate $10 to help fight breast cancer every time someone shares their personal message on Instagram, Twitter or ralphlauren.com this month.

clock October 6, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Miu Miu RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Trends

Spring 2015 Trend: A Shirt Thing

The shirt became an unexpected object of desire for spring as designers used layering and colorblocking to reinterpret it.

clock October 6, 2014WWD Staff

The renovated Beverly Hills flagship.

Retail

Barneys New York Gets a Facelift in Beverly Hills

With its Madison Avenue makeover nearing completion, the retailer has turned its eye westward.

clock October 6, 2014Marcy Medina

Government and Trade

Fire Keeps Bangladesh Worker Safety at Forefront

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh had inspected the factory only a month earlier.

clock October 6, 2014Mayu Saini

Armando Cabral

Retail

Bloomingdale’s Sets ‘Style Icons’

The retailer has turned to real New York guys for its reinvented fall look book.

clock October 6, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

The app, which can be found at MadisonAveFHW.org.

Retail

Brands to Tell Tales Along Madison Ave.

In an unusual collaboration, 16 designers will install exhibits in their windows telling the histories behind their brands.

clock October 6, 2014David Moin

First Lady Michelle Obama Reed Krakoff 2013 White House portrait

Fashion Features

Mum’s the Word on White House Design Event

The White House has put a lid on any leaks about Wednesday’s Celebration of Design event.

clock October 6, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Retailers Navigating an Era of Disruption

Change was in the air at the World Retail Congress.

clock October 6, 2014Alex Wynne

A SuTurno sailboat silk scarf.

Hats, Gloves and More

Floral and Littoral at Première Classe

Armed with stable budgets, retailers were mainly upbeat, though certain markets, such as Japan, Italy and Spain, continue to show strain.

clock October 6, 2014Katya Foreman

Blake Kuwahara

Eyewear

Blake Kuwahara to Launch Eyewear Line

The Los Angeles-based eyewear guru will finally launch his own line in December.

clock October 6, 2014Marcy Medina

Balenciaga

Eyewear

Eyewear Market Braces for Shifting Winds

At Vision Expo West, the community was still abuzz over top-level shifts set off by Kering’s surprise move of taking its eyewear business in-house.

clock October 6, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Chanel Sets Plans for Salzburg Show

Karl Lagerfeld will parade his next Métiers d’art collection for Chanel at the Schloss Leopoldskron.

clock October 6, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Lisa Gersh Named CEO at Goop

Executive was previously president and ceo of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

clock October 6, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Council of Fashion Designers of America Spotlights Eyewear Sector

The organization has created a new group called the Eyewear Designers of the CFDA.

clock October 6, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Chanel’s Finances Under Scrutiny in French Press

Le Monde reported Chanel’s operating profits for 2013 were 1.15 billion euros, or $1.53 billion, up 8.5 percent versus 2012.

clock October 6, 2014Jennifer Weil

Yves Saint Laurent and models at the Opium party in New York in 1978.

Parties

New Tome Captures Yves Saint Laurent Aura

Hundreds of photographer Roxanne Lowit’s pictures are now collected in a new book, “Yves Saint Laurent,” set to hit stores in November.

clock October 6, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Essentialist

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“The Future Streets” installation in the Meatpacking District.

Business

New York City Stores to Get More Outdoor Space to Welcome Shoppers

clock 2hRosemary Feitelberg

Social Studies

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