French Retailers, Brands Fear Chill From Attack

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At one of its busiest times of year, the nation's capital was left reeling Wednesday from its worst terrorist attack in years. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Christopher Kane Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Christopher Kane Pre-Fall 2015

Multiple wheels were whirring in Christopher Kane’s mind, and the result was a pre-fall collection that drew on past seasons as well as fresh concepts.

clock January 7, 2015Samantha Conti

Retail

Target Links With Lilly Pulitzer

The collection, which will bow on April 19, consists of 250 products across a range of categories.

clock January 8, 2015Sharon Edelson

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac’s Instagram post.

Business Features

Paris Retail Feared at Risk After Attack

At one of its busiest times of year — France’s semiannual sales campaign — the nation’s capital was left reeling from its worst terrorist attack in years.

clock January 7, 2015WWD Staff

Legal

Prada Sets Up Legal HQ in Italy

Prada Holding, as well as Bertelli’s holding Pa Be 1, and Bellatrix have moved their legal seats to Italy.

clock January 8, 2015Luisa Zargani

Wet Seal

Financial

Bankruptcy Rumblings Surround Wet Seal Closures

Retailer said Wednesday it was shuttering 338 doors, while also handing out 3,695 pink slips to full- and part-time employees in the process.

clock January 8, 2015Vicki M. Young

Rochas Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Rochas Pre-Fall 2015

Alessandro Dell’Acqua strove for “something between Hollywood and something childish” for pre-fall.

clock January 7, 2015Jessica Iredale

Cushnie et Ochs Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Cushnie et Ochs Pre-Fall 2015

Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs took inspiration from the film “The Fifth Element” for their new collection.

clock January 7, 2015Jessica Iredale

Mary Ann Restivo

Human Resources

Designer Mary Ann Restivo Dies

The designer, who opened her own signature company in 1980, died Sunday at the Mary Manning Walsh Home under hospice care.

clock January 7, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Online Desktop Sales Up 14.5% for Holiday

Growth rate exceeds ComScore’s forecast from November.

clock January 7, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2015

Ralph Lauren loves his classics, and loves turning them into a sartorial challenge.

clock January 7, 2015Bridget Foley

Cedric Charlier Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Cédric Charlier Pre-Fall 2015

The influence of a summer trip to Mexico was evident in the designer’s pre-fall lineup.

clock January 7, 2015Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

PVH Closing Izod Retail Unit

Will close about 100 units, convert remaining 20 to Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger nameplates.

clock January 7, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Halston Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Halston Heritage Pre-Fall 2015

Marie Mazelis drew her pre-fall inspiration from a vintage feather “wig” hat she found in the Halston archives.

clock January 7, 2015Mayte Allende

Government and Trade

Deflation Now a Reality in the Euro Zone

December inflation drops into negative territory.

clock January 7, 2015Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Isaac Dabah Named Business Leader of the Year

The title was given by Calcalist, the Israeli business newspaper, in its annual rankings of ceos of 50 companies traded on the Israeli Stock Exchange.

clock January 7, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Salvatore Ferragamo Raises Money For Ospedale Pediatrico Meyer Onlus

The Florence-based brand is auctioning off two tickets to attend the presentation of its fall 2015 men’s wear show in Milan.

clock January 7, 2015WWD Staff

Coach’s printed nylon parka in a magnified leopard print over a black suede jacket and wool trousers.

Fashion Features

Stuart Vevers Gears Up for London Show

The designer is back in his native land and ready to showcase his take on Coach men’s wear at London Collections: Men.

clock January 8, 2015Samantha Conti

“British 1950s exploration clothing.” — Nigel Cabourn

Fashion Features

London Men’s Designer Inspirations: Up, Up and Away

Designers dipped into several creative wells for inspiration for their fall collections.

clock January 8, 2015Lorelei Marfil

Designer and Luxury

London Men’s Brands Getting Contemporary

Young, independent designers are turning their backs on traditional ways of selling and rethinking their price points.

clock January 8, 2015Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

A look from Kilgour.

Designer and Luxury

Ones to Watch at London Collections: Men

New and noteworthy brands from the fall market.

clock January 8, 2015WWD Staff

Shamask Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Shamask Pre-Fall 2015

What is constant with Ronaldus Shamask is how creative and beautiful his clothes are.

clock January 7, 2015Bobbi Queen

Media

Emma Rosenblum Takes Helm at Bloomberg Pursuits

Bloomberg Media has tapped one of its own to head up Bloomberg Pursuits, promoting Rosenblum to editor.

clock January 8, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

A spring ad from Giorgio Armani.

Media

Giorgio Armani, Brioni Reveal Spring Ads

Armani turned to Sølve Sundsbø for his spring campaign, and, for the first time, to model Joséphine Le Tutour.

clock January 8, 2015Luisa Zargani

Echo gloves featuring the new hangtag.

Hats, Gloves and More

Echo Readies Re-branding Effort

For fall, the accessories and home design brand will roll out a new logo, signaling a shift in branding and marketing strategies.

clock January 8, 2015Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Miami City Ballet Taps Obey Founder Shepard Fairey

Fairey will be creating for the company's new work, "Heatscape."

clock January 7, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Essentialist

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Stephane Rolland Couture Fall 2020

Fashion

Stéphane Rolland to Launch Ready-to-Wear Fashion Line

clock 8hMimosa Spencer

Social Studies

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