Target Pushing Digital, Smaller, Urban Formats

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Overview

As Brian Cornell continues his “transformation” at Target, the company is keeping one eye on costs and the other on digital. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Anthony Vaccarello RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Anthony Vaccarello RTW Fall 2015

Anthony Vaccarello beefed up his fall collection with a little help from the heartland, using his extensive American travels as inspiration.

clock March 3, 2015Jessica Iredale

Jacquemus RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Jacquemus RTW Fall 2015

The young Frenchman took a primitive approach to dressing up with his fall collection.

clock March 3, 2015Miles Socha

Nehera RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Nehera RTW Fall 2015

Despite its peaceful feel, Samuel Drira’s debut collection for the Bratislava, Slovakia-based label was anything but boring.

clock March 3, 2015Alex Wynne

lea-peckre-f15-ld

Fashion Show Reviews

Léa Peckre RTW Fall 2015

Fine fringe, on the hemlines of cropped pants or tracing geometric patterns on a dress or skirt, set the clock back by about 20 years.

clock March 3, 2015Joelle Diderich

Each  X Other RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Each x Other RTW Fall 2015

The brand's fall collection came with a lot of business-driven news.

clock March 3, 2015Jessica Iredale

Christophe Lemaire

Designer and Luxury

Lemaire to Design Collection for Uniqlo

The new collection for the Japanese brand will bow with the fall-winter 2015 season.

clock March 2, 2015Amanda Kaiser

An American Eagle store.

Human Resources

American Eagle Promotes Chad Kessler, Jennifer Foyle

Chad Kessler named global brand president for American Eagle brand, Jennifer Foyle heads Aerie.

clock March 3, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Inside a Kate Spade store.

Financial

Kate Spade Posted Mixed Q4 Results

The company saw direct-to-consumer sales grow 28%.

clock March 3, 2015Vicki M. Young

Media

StyleWatch Names Lisa Arbetter Editor in Chief

Arbetter is taking over after Time Inc. dismissed longtime founding editor Susan Kaufman.

clock March 3, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Ellen Tracy

Marketing and Promotion

Ellen Tracy Retools at 65

Ellen Tracy is celebrating its 65th anniversary with a new spring print campaign representing the “hyphenated” woman.

clock March 4, 2015Vicki M. Young

Retail

New Luxury Site Clique Chic Launches

The latest luxury e-commerce destination is for members only — members looking to spend big bucks.

clock March 4, 2015Rachel Strugatz

Legal

Supreme Court Ruling Could Impact Internet Tax Status

The Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision Tuesday allowing a retail association to challenge in federal court a Colorado sales-tax law.

clock March 4, 2015Kristi Ellis

Jeffrey Gennette, Macy's

Retail

Jeff Gennette Outlines Macy’s Vision

The department store’s president is focused on digital growth.

clock March 4, 2015David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Oscar de la Renta Retrospective Opens at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will stage the first major retrospective of Oscar de la Renta’s work through May 30.

clock March 4, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Neiman Marcus Adds to ‘Make Some Noise’ Campaign

Neiman Marcus Group is turning up the volume on its “Make Some Noise” campaign by incorporating more celebrities, advertising partners and fashion.

clock March 4, 2015David Moin

Gucci RTW Fall 2015

Designer and Luxury

Retailers Energized at Milan Fashion Week

Alessandro Michele’s first women’s collection at Gucci energized retailers, who praised the Milan collections generally for their craftsmanship and feminine, romantic touches.

clock March 4, 2015WWD Staff

A Coach store.

Retail

Coach to Open Paris Flagship

To coincide with its 75th anniversary celebrations, which begin in September, Coach this fall will open its first flagship in Paris, at 372-374 Rue Saint-Honoré.

clock March 4, 2015Alex Wynne

Jean Paul Gaultier

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier Teams Up with Japan’s Seven and i

The designer will create a new private label collection for the retailer for two seasons.

clock March 3, 2015Kelly Wetherille

A look from Sybilla.

Designer and Luxury

Sybilla Readies Her Comeback

More voluptuous is coming back into fashion — and so is Sybilla, the Spanish designer who rose to fame in the Eighties with minimal yet organic fashion.

clock March 4, 2015Miles Socha

Outside a Target store.

Retail

Target Puts Strong Focus on Digital

Target laid out a road map for growth and profitability on Tuesday its annual meeting for the investment community in New York.

clock March 3, 2015Sharon Edelson

Sephora bag

Retail

Sephora Launches Contouring App

Sephora and fledgling beauty firm Map My Beauty are teaming up to offer customers a mobile app that gives personalized instructions for facial contouring.

clock March 3, 2015Julie Naughton

Paris Scene 2015

Lifestyle

Paris Fashion Week: The Scene

There’s never a dull moment in the City of Light. Here’s a smattering of its latest finds.

clock March 4, 2015WWD Staff

Paris Inspirations, Kenzo

Designer and Luxury

Paris Designer Inspirations

Some found their muse in poetry, fragility and joie de vivre, while others took more elemental cues from geometry, energy and infinity.

clock March 4, 2015Laurent Folcher

Denim, The Great

Denim

Emily Current and Meritt Elliott Return to Denim

Emily Current and Meritt Elliott are back to designing denim. They’re unveiling The Great Blue with half-a-dozen jean fits, as well as an array of jackets, shirts, dresses and overalls, all cut from denim.

clock March 4, 2015Khanh T.L. Tran

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Talitha Getty by Jeanloup Sieff for Vogue Paris, February 1970.

Fashion

Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

clock 9hJoelle Diderich

Social Studies