Bailey’s Burberry Vision: Tech-Driven Yet Personal

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Burberry's new flagship on Rodeo Drive here is its latest step in Christopher Bailey’s drive to marry the high tech with heritage.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Target Shares Spike on Q3 Results

The results were a strong showing for the retailer’s new chief executive officer, Brian Cornell.

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Media

Glamour Cuts Four Editors in Advance of Move to 1WTC

Co-executive editor Lauren Brody, a 12-year veteran of the title, and Julie Stone, the magazine’s deputy editor of photo visuals of 14 years, were let go.

clock November 19, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Valentino and Fern Mallis

Fashion Features

Valentino Talks at 92Y

The designer proved to be a master in diplomacy during Tuesday’s Q&A with Fern Mallis.

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Nigo

Sportswear

Catching Up With Nigo

WWD caught up with him to discuss his projects, including his new line, Human Made, and life after Bape.

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Government and Trade

West Coast Port Congestion Easing

Even with longshoremen working full shifts, the increased volume of imports has exacerbated the congestion at 29 ports.

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The bomber jacket continues to take the lead as the “It” outerwear item for spring. Statement hardware, delicate fabrics and retro references are the elements that inspire this season’s assortment.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Making the Band

Military details, Eighties skinheads and Nineties raver influences are some of the key elements invigorating the bomber jacket this season.

clock November 20, 2014Alex Badia

A North Face jacket.

Textiles

Outerwear Brands Go High-Tech

High-performance attributes are being combined with a modern design aesthetic to appeal to today’s consumer looking for fashion with function.

clock November 20, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Zimmerman's wrapped and flared polyester-metallic dress. Kendra Scott earrings; Melissa Joy Manning ring.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2015 Trend: Sheer Drama

What’s not there often makes the most compelling statement.

clock November 20, 2014Bobbi Queen

Financial

NRF: Thanksgiving Shoppers Will Be Picky

Consumers are going to force retailers to work even harder to pull them into the stores during the holiday weekend.

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A look from Asger Juel Larsen.

Designer and Luxury

Judges for International Woolmark Prize Revealed

The 2014-15 competition marks the first time there will be one overall winner for women’s wear and one for men’s wear.

clock November 19, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Toms is planning to venture aggressively into accessories come 2015.

Textiles

Men’s Accessories on a Growth Spurt

Men are becoming more reliant on bigger bags in which to pack all of their technology, and brands and retailers are taking note.

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Designer and Luxury

Fendi, Dimore Studio Team for Design Miami

This is the seventh year Fendi will show at the annual design fair.

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A look from Members Only.

Ready To Wear

Members Only Sets Major Update

In addition to new licenses, the brand has created a sportswear collection in-house that launched for holiday at Bloomingdale’s and Lord & Taylor.

clock November 20, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

A look from Zady’s Essential line.

Retail

Zady Launching ‘Sourced In’ Initiative

The aim is to go beyond the “Made In…” tag found on apparel, pushing brands to disclose every level of their product supply chain.

clock November 20, 2014Vicki M. Young

A view of the Burberry store.

Designer and Luxury

Christopher Bailey’s Burberry Vision: Tech-Driven Yet Personal

The brand’s new flagship on Rodeo Drive is its latest step in Bailey’s drive to marry the high tech with heritage.

clock November 20, 2014Marcy Medina

Graziano De Boni

Human Resources

Graziano de Boni Exits CEO Post at Giorgio Armani N.A.

He will be succeeded by Giuseppe Marsocci, ceo of Armani’s Swiss branch who heads the Armani Group’s worldwide Diffusion Division.

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Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Condé Interns — Extinction by Entitlement?

Lawsuits notwithstanding, unpaid internships have been a win-win for employer and intern.

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Media

Ralph Lauren Interview to Air in China

Yang Lan, one of China’s most celebrated journalists and television personalities, conducted the interview at his home in Bedford, N.Y., in September.

clock November 20, 2014Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Scoops

Matthieu Blazy Said Heading to Céline

The designer who had been responsible for Margiela’s couture line, dubbed Artisanal, has joined the studio of creative director Phoebe Philo.

clock November 20, 2014Miles Socha

A BackJoy store.

Fashion Scoops

Sandbridge Capital Takes Stake in BackJoy Orthotics

The Boulder, Colo.-based company focuses on health and wellness through better posture.

clock November 20, 2014Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Asian Cultural Society Honors Josie Natori at 50th Anniversary Benefit

The evening, co-chaired by Carol and Timothy Rattray, Wendy O’Neill and David Rayner, and David and Susan Rockefeller, also honored artist Cai Guo-Qiang.

clock November 20, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Zac Posen in Dallas for FGI’s Night of Stars Gala

The event honoring Posen plus local design luminaries was held at the Fashion Industry Gallery.

clock November 20, 2014Holly Haber

Fashion Scoops

Kiton CEO Antonio De Matteis Honored at Milan Bourse

Executive was awarded the Prize for Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 in the Globalization category on Wednesday evening.

clock November 20, 2014Alessandra Turra

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