Arnault’s Culture Club

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The convergence of fashion and art — plus a dash of political intrigue — reached a new apex in Paris on Monday night with the official inauguration of the Louis Vuitton Foundation.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Nilit Signs Deal for Invista Site in Brazil

The manufacturer intends to continue the site’s operations.

clock October 20, 2014Arthur Friedman

Business Features

VF Net Up 8.5% in Q3

The company is padding the fourth-quarter marketing budgets of its The North Face and Vans brands as it looks to finish the year on a high note.

clock October 20, 2014Arnold J. Karr


Primark to Expand in U.S. Through Sears Store Sites

Six of the seven sites include a Sears presence utilizing a streamlined store format of up to 100,000 square feet of selling space.

clock October 20, 2014Samantha Conti and Vicki M. Young

A look from the Zara Terez Collection: Candy Crush.

Fashion Scoops

Candy Crush Teams With Zara Terez

King, the creator of the mobile gaming app Candy Crush Saga, has teamed up with the performance wear designer for the new label.

clock October 20, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg


L’Oréal USA Purchases Carol’s Daughter

The acquisition “will enable L’Oreal USA to build a new dedicated multi-cultural beauty division.”

clock October 20, 2014Julie Naughton

Frieze London 2014: Frieze Projects, Nick Mauss

Designer and Luxury

Frieze Art Fair Thrives Amid Slowdown

A new look and a series of flush collectors gave a big boost to the 12th edition of the London fair.

clock October 21, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Cara Delevingne


Cara Delevingne Launches DKNY Capsule in London

Throughout the day, Delevingne tweeted clues under the hashtag #CaraD4DKNY and #CARAvan as to where she was headed each step of the way.

clock October 20, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Human Resources

Ascena’s Michael Rayden to Retire in January

Herbert Mines Associates has begun a search for a new president and ceo of the Justice & Brothers girls and boys subsidiary.

clock October 20, 2014David Moin

A rendering of the Boontheshop flagship in Seoul, South Korea, designed by Peter Marino.

Designer and Luxury

Boontheshop Opens Flagship in Seoul

The retailer, which sells brands such as Alexander McQueen, Givenchy, Mary Katrantzou and Victoria Beckham, has a new flagship designed by Peter Marino.

clock October 21, 2014Sharon Edelson

Scott Malkin


Value Retail’s Suzhou Village Arrives in Changing China

The developer of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping Villages in Europe celebrated the grand opening of its first outlet mall in China.

clock October 21, 2014Lara Farrar

Designer and Luxury

New CEOs at Bottega Veneta and Christopher Kane

Kering has appointed new chief executive officers at the labels as part of a management reshuffle.

clock October 21, 2014Joelle Diderich

Saint Laurent RTW Spring 2015


Julia Cumming, Hedi Slimane’s New Girl?

The 18-year-old vocalist and bassist of the Brooklyn-based band Sunflower Bean is rumored to be one of the Saint Laurent designer’s latest muses.

clock October 21, 2014WWD Staff

Marion Cotillard for Lady Dior.


Dior Unveils Latest Lady Dior Campaign With Marion Cotillard

The actress wears looks from the pre-fall collection by designer Raf Simons, while sporting three new versions of the bag.

clock October 21, 2014Paulina Szmydke

The Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris.

Fashion Features

The Art of Arnault: Louis Vuitton Foundation Bows in Paris

The convergence of fashion and art reached a new apex in Paris on Monday night with the foundation’s official inauguration.

clock October 21, 2014Miles Socha

Bernard Arnault in the Hall of the Louis Vuitton Foundation.

Designer and Luxury

Behind the Vision: Q&A With Bernard Arnault

Art is a passion for LVMH’s chairman and ceo. In an interview with WWD, he spoke about its links to fashion, and the mission of the Louis Vuitton Foundation.

clock October 21, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

London Collections: Men Extends Run

The British Fashion Council has transformed the three-day event into a four-day one due to the rising number of shows, presentations, parties and events.

clock October 21, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Jonathan Saunders Inks Eyewear Deal

Australian manufacturer Sunshades Eyewear will produce a line of sunglasses for the fashion brand.

clock October 21, 2014Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Elizabeth Emanuel Launches Funding Campaign for Label on

The designer is looking to raise 750,000 pounds, or $1.2 million, to fund the relaunch of her Art of Being label.

clock October 21, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Men’s Brand Frank & Oak Opening Flagship Store

The Toronto store will also house a Stumptown Coffee Roasters café and a full-service barbershop.

clock October 21, 2014Vicki M. Young


Today's Must Read

Nick Kamen in Munich in 1987.


Industry Pays Tribute to Model Nick Kamen

clock 16hTianwei Zhang

Social Studies

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