Margiela’s New Man: Rosso Taps Galliano

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On Monday, Renzo Rosso surprised the fashion world by appointing John Galliano, one of fashion’s most flamboyant and controversial figures, to take over the creative direction of Maison Martin Margiela.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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John Galliano

Designer and Luxury

John Galliano Joins Maison Martin Margiela

Dior’s former couturier is to take over the creative direction of the house.

clock October 6, 2014Miles Socha and Nina Jones and Marc Karimzadeh and Joelle Diderich


Galeries Lafayette in Talks for Champs-Elysées Lease

The retailer has entered into exclusive negotiations to take over the lease of the former Virgin Megastore in Paris.

clock October 6, 2014Joelle Diderich

The Jimmy Choo cruise 2015 campaign.


Jimmy Choo Teams With Mat Collishaw for Cruise

The British artist photographed the advertising campaign for Vices, the label’s cruise 2015 collection.

clock October 7, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Levi’s Vintage Clothing Denim Trucker Jacket


Levi’s Waits for U.S. Women’s Uptick

Revenues increased to $1.15 billion from $1.14 billion, with a 4 percent increase in Europe and a 9.6 percent gain in Asia-Pacific.

clock October 6, 2014Arnold J. Karr

A visual of Target's new e-commerce and mobile application experience.


Target Rolls Out Online Tools

The retailer is aiming at the Millennial customer with its launch of competitive omnichannel efforts and features that will roll out in the next few weeks.

clock October 6, 2014David Yi

A view of pro-democracy demonstrators in Mongkok.

Government and Trade

Hong Kong Retailers Reel From Protests

Preliminary reports indicate retailers here experienced a significant drop in sales as pro-democracy demonstrators paralyzed the city last week.

clock October 6, 2014Ellen Sheng

Government and Trade

Door to Myanmar Starts to Open

New labor and energy initiatives could provide the impetus that puts the country on the sourcing map for apparel importers.

clock October 6, 2014Kristi Ellis

The fraudulent designer purchases made at Saks on display.


Five Indicted in Saks Theft Scheme

Details have emerged on the identity-theft ring that authorities said used stolen information and bought about $400,000 in merchandise at Saks Fifth Avenue.

clock October 6, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Marin Hopper

Human Resources

Marin Hopper Taps Family’s Hollywood Past for Hayward Accessories Line

Eccentricity and beauty run deep in Marin Hopper’s family of famous iconoclasts.

clock October 7, 2014Sharon Edelson

Elsa Schiaparelli

Fashion Features

Meryle Secrest Discusses New Elsa Schiaparelli Biography

While working on the tome, the former Washington Post feature writer read up on the designer’s FBI files.

clock October 7, 2014Lorna Koski

Michelle Gloeckler


Wal-Mart Moves Forward on Made in USA Push

The retail giant has been making good on its pledge to spend $250 million over 10 years on products made in the U.S.

clock October 7, 2014Sharon Edelson

Yohji Yamamoto


Licensing Deals’ Fate Topic at Silmo

Winds of change are stirring in the luxury eyewear category.

clock October 7, 2014Katya Foreman

An American Draper X3 loom at Cone Denim's White Oak Mill.


U.S. Textile Firms Back in the Game

The industry has gone from near extinction to a viable alternative to foreign sourcing.

clock October 7, 2014Arthur Friedman

Floral 3D textures at Miroglio.


Resilience Exhibited at Paris Fabric Fairs

Textile companies have responded to price and market-share pressures with greater innovation.

clock October 7, 2014Alex Wynne and Paulina Szmydke

Stella McCartney RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Trends

Spring 2015 Trend: Ready-to-Bare

Designers bestowed seductive allure on an array of silhouettes by incorporating chic, skin-liberating cutouts.

clock October 7, 2014WWD Staff

Alexa Chung


Tommy Hilfiger Group Taps Alexa Chung

The author, TV host and model is teaming with the group to be its guest editor for fall, selecting her must-have pieces from the women’s collection.

clock October 7, 2014David Yi

Fashion Scoops

Big Unveil Said Planned for White House Design Event

Handlers involved with Wednesday’s educational workshop said First Lady Michelle Obama had more in store for the students than career advice.

clock October 7, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

A Victorian-style collier by Alexis Mabille.

Fashion Scoops

Swarovski Hosts Cocktail in Paris

The one-night-only event, set around a giant ice block dripping with jewels, boasted key pieces from more than 50 designer collaborations.

clock October 7, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Fashion Scoops

‘Tory Burch in Color’ Hits Shelves Next Week

The designer’s new color-coded book is part diary, travelogue, family album and inspiration board.

clock October 7, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Lord & Taylor Launch Parties Draw a Younger Crowd

About 600 young women hit the second floor of the Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan Thursday night for the opening of The Birdcage shop.

clock October 7, 2014David Moin


Today's Must Read

Edgar Huber


Sue Nabi Makes Hires at Coty, Edgar Huber to Exit Business

clock 8hAllison Collins

Social Studies

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