Prada’s Bertelli Talks ‘Market Readjustment’

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The Gateway to CityCenter, a 25-foot high digital art screen that serves as the entry to the entire development.

Real Estate

Major Retail Brands to Open CityCenterDC

The mixed-use center aims to carve out a niche for luxury retail in a bustling downtown section of Washington.

clock December 8, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Playground restaurant owner Jason Quinn is set to open five new concepts in the 4th Street Market next year.

Retail

Rebranding Orange County’s Santa Ana

A new crop of eateries and streetwear brands now call downtown home alongside quinceañera shops and streetcarts selling fried pork rinds.

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Interiors of the Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi.

Real Estate

Retail Developments Expand in Abu Dhabi

With mall space waiting lists bulging in nearby Dubai, Abu Dhabi has become the new port of entry for retailers in the Middle East.

clock December 8, 2014Ritu Upadhyay

Aesop, Tanner Goods and Umami Burger, on the coveted corner of Broadway and 9th Street.

Real Estate

Relighting L.A.’s Broadway District

The downtown district’s swift transformation is largely a result of the retail strategy of New York-based brokerage firm Tungsten Property.

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Rendering of the open-air Polygone Riviera, slated to open in fall 2015.

Real Estate

Polygone Riviera: Whole Life Plan

France’s first lifestyle mall will have its own art curator, fashion shows and a four-star hotel service when it opens in fall 2015.

clock December 8, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Retail

Bebe Stores Confirms Card Breach

The Brisbane, Calif.-based specialty-store retailer said consumer data was taken from U.S. stores between Nov. 8 and 26.

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Mulberry Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Mulberry Pre-Fall 2015

The design team — newly named creative director Johnny Coca doesn’t join the label until July — delved into its British roots.

clock December 8, 2014Nina Jones

Rendering of the Mall of Scandinavia, which will be Sweden’s largest shopping center.

Real Estate

The Mall That Came in From the Cold

The 1-million-square-foot Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm is to open in fall 2015.

clock December 8, 2014Paulina Szmydke

A$AP Rocky with Miley Cyrus in Moschino.

Parties

Art Basel Day 3: We Can’t Stop

Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Leonardo DiCaprio stepped out on Thursday night in Miami.

clock December 5, 2014Erik Maza

Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue at 57th Street.

Business Features

ICSC Preivew: Retail Stats and Facts

WWD compiled retail stats and facts from around the globe.

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Maiyet Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Maiyet Pre-Fall 2015

Texture, embroidery and especially hearty knitwear were the focus of the collection.

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Alain Hivelin

Designer and Luxury

Alain Hivelin Dies at 71

The chairman and majority owner of Balmain spearheaded its international expansion.

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Navigating the decline in mall traffic is a key theme of this year's International Council of Shopping Centers Deal Making Conference.

Business Features

The Traffic Challenge for Shopping Malls

Developers are facing e-commerce encroachment head on with food upgrades, innovative experiences and their own advances in technology.

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Chloé Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Chloé Pre-Fall 2015

David Bowie and Kate Bush both influenced Clare Waight Keller’s pre-fall lineup for Chloé.

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Clover Canyon Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Clover Canyon Pre-Fall 2015

Rozae Nichols was inspired by the colors and landscapes of Cape Town, South Africa.

clock December 5, 2014Kristi Garced

Financial

J. Crew Hit With Debt Downgrades

Steep third-quarter losses reverberate in the retailer’s credit rating.

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Altuzarra Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra Pre-Fall 2015

The lineup leaned autumnal in look but was deliberately lightweight in fabrication.

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Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2015

Kors said he riffed “on what I would call clichéd feminine things that I would never touch, like bows and pearls, but looking at them in a very graphic way.”

clock December 5, 2014Bridget Foley

Pamella Roland Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Pamella Roland Pre-Fall 2015

Roland’s gowns included considerable flourish, such as allover beading, tulle-covered pearls and French lace.

clock December 5, 2014Kristi Garced

A rendering of Roosevelt Field's high-end wing.

Retail

Long Island’s Roosevelt Field Mall Gets a Face-lift

The center’s new dining district is a major component of an ongoing $100 million overhaul that began early this year.

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Retail

Shinola Plans U.S. Store Openings

The Detroit-based company is set to open as many as six stores in the next year, including one in Chicago as early as January.

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Designer and Luxury

More European Brands Keeping Pre-fall in Paris

A number of prominent brands are opting to hold showroom presentations in Paris in lieu of Manhattan this season.

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A look from the new Elie Tahari Sport line.

Sportswear

Elie Tahari Sport to Launch for Spring

The line has its own logo and hangtag and is marketed separately from the designer’s Collection line.

clock December 8, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Inside the Sidney Garber New York store.

Jewelry

Sidney Garber Set for Growth

Last month the fine jewelry brand opened a New York store on Madison Avenue.

clock December 8, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Most retailers conduct business with tablet use in mind.

Media

Smartphones the Future, but Tablets Drive Sales

A divide has opened up in the fast-growing world of mobile commerce, leaving retailers to wonder whether they should focus on smartphones or tablets.

clock December 8, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Mary G. Berner

Media

MPA Report Assesses Consumer Demand

Covering the August-through-October period, the report is its largest since it began releasing data from The Magazine Media 360 Brand Audience Report.

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Fashion Scoops

Jean Paul Gaultier in Collaboration With Eastpak

The limited-edition collection of backpacks is inspired by some of the designer’s catwalk creations.

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Charlotte Casiraghi

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Hosts Luncheon for Paris Masters Show-Jumping Event

It was family time on Sunday at the Gucci Paris Masters show-jumping event.

clock December 8, 2014Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Carven Said in Talks With Alexis Martial

The brand has been searching for a successor to Guillaume Henry, who exited the brand last September.

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Sales of leather goods at Prada dropped 6 percent, while footwear saw a 19 percent gain.

Designer and Luxury

Prada’s Patrizio Bertelli Talks ‘Market Readjustment’

The luxury group’s nine-month results saw profits dive 27.6 percent.

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Jason Wu Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Jason Wu Pre-Fall 2015

With his mood board stocked with images of Dan Flavin’s early work, the designer talked about how the artist’s graphic shapes played out in his clothes.

clock December 8, 2014Jessica Iredale

Financial

Mexx, Delia’s Latest to File Chapter 11

Companies used to wait until after Christmas to either file for bankruptcy or go out of business, but this year, a few are so distressed they just can’t wait.

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Fashion Scoops

Italian Authorities Arrest Lapo Elkann Blackmailer

Enrico Bellavista was arrested last week in a Milanese hotel where he was waiting for an associate of the Italian entrepreneur to deliver him about $111,000.

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An aerial rendering of the Battersea Power Station Development in London.

Real Estate

Battersea Redevelopment Powers Up in London

An old industrial station is being repurposed as a multi-use complex with a strong fashion component.

clock December 8, 2014Joelle Diderich

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Sustainability

Chloé Adds a Nobel Prize Nominee to New Sustainability Board

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