Bangladesh Estimates Repairs Will Cost $3B

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Overview

The question that factory owners here have been raising over the last year — where the money will come from to fix their plants — is slowly beginning to find answers. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer's Holiday Escapes: Where They're Going

Fashion Features

Holiday Escapes: Where Fashion’s Top Names Are Going

WWD wanted to know, “Where are you spending the holidays?”

clock December 15, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

U.S. Retailers Lift WWD Global Stock Tracker

Group manages 0.1% gain as Dow declines.

clock December 29, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Walgreen Shareholders Approve Alliance Boots Deal

The company is planning to acquire the remaining interest in Alliance Boots GmbH.

clock December 29, 2014Faye Brookman

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Estimates Factory Repairs Will Cost $3B

The question that factory owners have been raising over the last year is slowly beginning to find answers, as inspections now give way to making real changes.

clock December 29, 2014Mayu Saini

Simone Rocha's long-sleeve tulle dress with hand-crocheted flowers and scalloped edges.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2015 Trend: Raw Material

Loose knits and frayed edges create a lived-in seductiveness.

clock December 30, 2014Mayte Allende

"To eat less kale, more chocolate." —Leandra Medine

People

Resolved! Designers and Celebs Reveal New Year’s Resolutions

WWD polled designers, socials and celebs on their resolutions to see how they plan to better themselves next year (at least till mid-February).

clock December 30, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

InterLuxe Said Buying A.L.C. Brand

The deal market for at least one young designer seems to be heating up as the year comes to a close.

clock December 30, 2014Evan Clark

Government and Trade

West Coast Ports Dispute a War of Words

Labor contract negotiations impacting some 20,000 workers continue to drag on.

clock December 30, 2014Kari Hamanaka

More than 65 percent of the new union leaders in Bangladesh are women.

Textiles

Bangladesh Union Leaders Remain Wary

Industry has seen a surge toward unionization that has set in motion a series of upheavals.

clock December 30, 2014Mayu Saini

Garment workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Government and Trade

The Accord and Alliance on Progress in Bangladesh

Entering the new year, the initiatives to improve factory safety in Bangladesh’s apparel sector have been evaluating their progress.

clock December 30, 2014Mayu Saini

Dov Charney

Financial

American Apparel Faces Growing Calls to Sell

The retailer’s stock rose Monday as more forces began to push for a possible sale of the company.

clock December 30, 2014Evan Clark

Nobuyoshi Araki’s ad for Bottega Veneta.

Media

Nobuyoshi Araki Lenses Bottega Veneta Campaign

The Japanese photographer set aside his sexy and provocative edge for the spring advertising campaign.

clock December 30, 2014Alessandra Turra

Equinox ad shot by Rankin.

Media

Equinox Taps British Fashion Photographer Rankin

The ads, which break on Thursday, are an extension of the company’s previous campaign dubbed “Equinox Made Me Do It.”

clock December 30, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Amazon Releases Holiday Fashion Facts

According to Amazon, if every shoe from each pair of pumps bought were stacked, they would be 52 times higher than the Empire State Building.

clock December 30, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Derek Lam Staying Low Key in the Philippines

Manila’s fashion crowd recognized the designer when he was seen having lunch at Blackbird, a chic restaurant in the heart of suburban Makati.

clock December 30, 2014Bambina Wise

Essentialist

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BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 09: Kwes Darko, Skepta, Slowthai and Alex Sossah arrive at Bottega Veneta Salon 02 Berlin at the Berghain on April 09, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for Client)

Fashion

Bottega Veneta’s Berlin Show, Party Receive Backlash on Social Media

clock 23hMartino Carrera

Social Studies

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