Retailers Add Back 258,300 Jobs With Big Gains at Specialty Stores

clock August 7, 2020Evan Clark


#BLM in Italy: Stella Jean Feels Lack of Support

clock August 7, 2020Alessandra Turra


Beauty’s Creative Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

clock August 7, 2020Jennifer Weil and Sandra Salibian and James Manso

Miracle Grow

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For his 2015 Chanel couture collection, Karl Lagerfeld tended a magnificent garden of earthly delights. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Missoni store in Paris.


Paris Couture: The Scene

Notwithstanding the aftershocks of the recent terrorist attacks, Paris’ art and culture scene continues to percolate.

clock January 25, 2015WWD Staff

Andy Ho

Designer and Luxury

Hong Kong’s Fashion Week

The event is mainly a trade fair dotted with a mix of fashion shows.

clock January 26, 2015Amanda Kaiser and Ellen Sheng

Giambattista Valli Couture Spring 2015


Giambattista Valli Couture Spring 2015

Giambattista Valli had photos of Gabrielle Chanel and Janis Joplin pinned to his mood board backstage.

clock January 26, 2015WWD Staff

Alexis Mabille Couture Spring 2015


Alexis Mabille Couture Spring 2015

The French designer sent out brightly colored dresses that were embroidered with blooms, while others peeled open like giant petals.

clock January 26, 2015Joelle Diderich

Edward Menicheschi


Condé Nast Develops Content Studios Unit

Like rival media firms, the publisher said Monday that it has created a new content studio called “23 Stories by Condé Nast.”

clock January 26, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Ximon Lee

Fashion Features

Ximon Lee Scoops H&M Design Award

The Chinese designer, a graduate of Parsons in New York City, is the first men’s wear designer to get the prize.

clock January 27, 2015Alex Wynne

Marketing and Promotion

French Shoppers Start Hitting the Sales Again

The country is slowly returning to business-as-usual following the spate of recent terrorist attacks.

clock January 27, 2015Miles Socha and Katya Foreman and Alex Wynne

Chanel Couture Spring 2015


Chanel Couture Spring 2015

Karl Lagerfeld threw a celebratory garden party that was a little surreal (mechanical flowers) and packed with fabulous fashion.

clock January 27, 2015Bridget Foley

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chanel Haute Couture

Kristen Stewart, Vanessa Paradis and Dylan Penn took in Chanel’s two haute couture shows in Paris.

clock January 27, 2015Joelle Diderich

Snow-covered streets in New York.

Business Features

Retailers Weigh Impact of Winter Storm

New York missed the worst of winter storm Juno, which largely passed over the city to pile snow onto New England.

clock January 27, 2015WWD Staff


P&G’s Beauty Sales Fall

The beauty business continues to be a drag on Procter & Gamble Co.’s performance.

clock January 27, 2015Molly Prior

Bouchra Jarrar Couture Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Bouchra Jarrar Couture Spring 2015

The designer showed painstakingly tailored and labor-intensive clothes skewed towards day.

clock January 27, 2015Miles Socha

J Dukes Wooters Jr Obit

Human Resources

J. Dukes Wooters Jr. Dies at 97

Wooters was a retired chairman of Cotton Incorporated and the first chief executive officer of the organization

clock January 27, 2015Arthur Friedman

Stéphane Rolland Couture Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Stéphane Rolland Couture Spring 2015

Like other designers who have shown at the Maison de la Radio in, Rolland could not resist including excerpts from radio programs in his show.

clock January 27, 2015Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giorgio Armani Privé

Robin Wright, Kristin Scott Thomas, Juliette Binoche and Paz Vega were among the guests.

clock January 27, 2015Alex Wynne

Giorgio Armani Privé Couture Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Giorgio Armani Privé Couture Spring 2015

The designer went with his twin fortes: languid versions of masculine tailoring and sleekly glamorous evening dresses.

clock January 27, 2015Miles Socha


Yahoo Spinning Off Alibaba Stake

Web company’s plan would raise about $40 billion at current Alibaba stock price.

clock January 27, 2015Evan Clark

Alexander Wang's barcode logo will be projected onto Bergdorf Goodman's Fifth Avenue facade after sunset Jan. 29.


Alexander Wang’s Kickoff at Bergdorf Goodman

Wang is taking over two of its Fifth Avenue windows, staging an installation in the store’s ground-floor and designing a sneaker-themed pop-up.

clock January 28, 2015Jessica Iredale

Marc Jacobs

Designer and Luxury

Parsons to Honor Marc Jacobs, LVMH

Marc Jacobs and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton will both be honored at the Parsons New School for Design’s 67th annual Fashion Benefit, set for May 19.

clock January 28, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Chanel, Met Gala Face Scheduling Conflict

A scheduling snafu has two of the industry’s biggest power players — Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld — on a calendar collision course.

clock January 28, 2015Miles Socha


Today's Must Read

Louis Vuitton Men's Spring 2021


Louis Vuitton Men's Show Pulls 85 Million Views in China

clock August 7, 2020Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha

Social Studies