Saturday Seemed Super, But Season Might Not Be

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Overview

Super Saturday proved to be the biggest shopping day of the year yet did little to change the modest outlook for the holiday season. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Margot Robbie: A tattoo gun. I started giving tattoos recently. I’ve given five. And now I want my own gun.

People

All I Want for the Holidays

We asked celebrities, notable socials and fashion personalities to share their deepest, most lavish wishes.

clock December 1, 2014WWD Staff

Media

Gucci Rejects Italian TV Show Accusations

The Italian fashion brand said the accusations are “false and void of any foundation, and defamatory.”

clock December 22, 2014Luisa Zargani

Five of the top seven spots at American Apparel are now held by women.

Business Features

American Apparel’s Chairman Talks Future Without Charney

Colleen Brown, who has experience with turnarounds, told WWD the firm is positioned to get back on track under the guidance of incoming ceo Paula Schneider.

clock December 23, 2014Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg Names Brittany Hampton Global Ambassador

Hampton was given the title on the season finale of von Furstenberg’s E! reality show “House of DVF.”

clock December 22, 2014Kari Hamanaka

Won Hundred Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Won Hundred Pre-Fall 2015

Creative director Nikolaj Nielsen and designer Anna Bauer drew inspiration from the late-Seventies’ and early-Eighties’ punk and rock movements.

clock December 22, 2014Kristi Garced

Noon by Noor Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Noon by Noor Pre-Fall 2015

Designers Shaikha Noor Al Khalifa and Shaikha Haya Al Khalifa took a minimalistic approach to pre-fall silhouettes.

clock December 22, 2014Kristi Garced

Pink Tartan Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Pink Tartan Pre-Fall 2015

The collection had a distinct Seventies vibe, seen in designer Kimberley Newport-Mimran’s wide-leg pants, boho blouses, jumpsuits and wrap dresses.

clock December 22, 2014Kristi Garced

UPS predicted it would deliver 34 million packages Monday.

Retail

Digital Boom Kickstarts Holiday Delivery Rush

Retailers racked up strong e-commerce sales last week as holiday shipping cutoffs approached.

clock December 23, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Apolis displays its B Corp certification badge next to its CFDA membership insignia in its L.A. store.

Business Features

B Corps Catch Sustainability Wave

The nonprofit organization B Lab administers a stringent assessment to vet companies looking to become certified as a benefit corporation, or B Corp.

clock December 23, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Yang Li's chic sleeveless suit. Working a silk and mohair vest with patches 
of translucent silk draped imprecisely through the back and side, he adds fluidity to a tailored silhouette.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2015 Trend: Unfinished Business

Some of spring’s freshest tailored looks featured eye-catching stitching that intentionally revealed the clothing’s craftsmanship.

clock December 23, 2014Mayte Allende

The Bulgari store at the DLF Emporio.

Designer and Luxury

Bulgari Opens Flagship in India

Opening of the 1,800-square-foot store at the DLF Emporio mall in New Delhi signals ​a revival of interest in the country’s luxury market.

clock December 23, 2014Mayu Saini

Fashion Scoops

Edmund Ooi to Show at Armani Theater During Milan Men’s Fashion Week

Giorgio Armani continues to support young designers.

clock December 23, 2014Alessandra Turra

Human Resources

Roberto Ramos Joins the Doneger Group

He has been named senior vice president of global strategy and communications, a new position.

clock December 23, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

PMA Requests Federal Mediation in West Coast Port Talks

The Pacific Maritime Association asked for federal mediation Monday in its contract negotiations with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union.

clock December 22, 2014Arthur Friedman

Financial

Xcel Brands Buys Halston Diffusion Lines

The H Halston and H by Halston brands were sold for $27.7 million in a combination of cash, shares of Xcel Brands stock and warrants.

clock December 23, 2014Vicki M. Young

Shoppers outside Macy’s in Manhattan Tuesday.

Financial

Saturday Seemed Super, But Season Might Not Be

Super Saturday proved to be the biggest shopping day of the year yet did little to change the modest outlook for the holiday season.

clock December 23, 2014David Moin and Sharon Edelson

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Gap Holiday 2020

Business

Gap Celebrates Modern American Optimism With New Campaign

clock 8hAlexandra Pastore

Social Studies

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