Earthly Delight

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Overview

  Dior’s Raf Simons went to the garden with Hieronymus Bosch as the couture season bloomed.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Dior Haute Couture

Couture

Paris in Bloom at Couture Week

Amid haute jewelry and beauty interlopers, Couture Week got under way as Raf dazzled with earthly delights, Donatella went for sophisticated sizzle and Giambattista gave pretty a bit of an edge.

clock July 8, 2015Bridget Foley

Yulia Ermakova

Fashion Features

Model Call: Yulia Ermakova

The Russian model scored the Calvin Klein and Céline shows as exclusives for the fall 2015 runway season — and recently shot editorials for Vogue Russia and Interview magazine — all cementing her status as a newcomer to watch.

clock July 8, 2015Kristi Garced

Channing Tatum

Fashion Features

Eye Report Card: Celebrity Fashion

From Channing’s bulky look to Ciara’s sinuous one, here are the hits and misses of the week.

clock July 8, 2015WWD Staff

Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Features

Karl Lagerfeld on Fur, Fendi and Couture

Lagerfeld will unveil his most expansive experiment yet during Paris Couture Week: an haute fourrure show for Fendi.

clock July 8, 2015Miles Socha

Illustration of man in towel

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Men Are Letting it All Hang Out

For a while now, women have been fighting against Instagram’s nudity policy and it looks like the boys are starting to join in on the fun — if sometimes inadvertently.

clock July 8, 2015Erik Maza

MRKET

Mens Fashion

New York Fashion Week: Men’s Shows at a Glance

A quick look at what's going on during New York Fashion Week: Men’s.

clock July 9, 2015WWD Staff

Comme Des Garçons Men's RTW Spring 2016

Mens Fashion

Men’s Wear Trends: Paris 2016 Collections

Adventure travel with the chic explorer at its core was the overriding theme at the Paris men’s shows.

clock July 9, 2015Alex Badia

Donna Karan

Fashion Features

Donna Karan: Looking Back at Her 1974 Debut

Donna Karan's first interview in WWD appeared in 1974, after her first collection for Anne Klein.

clock July 9, 2015Dianne M. Pogoda

Gucci Men's RTW Spring 2016, Dandy Man

Mens Designer Luxury

Will the Dandy Man Play at New York Fashion Week: Men’s?

Overly embellished adornments and gender-bending silhouettes ruled the runways in Europe.

clock July 9, 2015WWD Staff

London's Fashion Retail Academy

Human Resources

Topshop’s Sir Philip Green Remains Outspoken as Ever

The owner of Topshop is celebrating a decade of his Fashion Retail Academy — and remains as outspoken as ever.

clock July 10, 2015Samantha Conti

G Thompson Hutton

Fashion Features

Geoffrey Beene’s Cancer Research Project

Donations to the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center have exceeded $144 million since 2006.

clock July 10, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Andreas Fibig

Fragrance

Andreas Fibig Shares International Fragrances & Flavors’ Plan For Growth

The fragrance supplier focuses on research for winning formula.

clock July 10, 2015Pete Born

Farmacy Deep Moisture Mask

Skin Care

Farmacy Skin Care Comes Fresh Off the Farm

Farmacy will be exclusive to Sephora, QVC and Farmacybeauty. com., and will feature hand-harvested Green Envy.

clock July 10, 2015Julie Naughton

Nicholas Perricone

Skin Care

Perricone Launches Serious About Beauty

Nicholas Perricone is aiming to take on a wider breadth of subjects with Serious About Beauty, the company’s new brand platform.

clock July 10, 2015Julie Naughton

Eye They Are

Fashion Scoops

They Are: Chugging Club-Mate

New York’s creative class is drinking Club-Mate, a highly caffeinated soda from Germany that’s shaping up to be the demimonde’s Red Bull.

clock July 11, 2015Misty White Sidell

There are plenty of reasons for fashion’s top executives to be tossing and turning.

Retail

Competition, Omnichannel Costs Have Fashion Execs Losing Sleep

From omnichannel costs to the loss of a superstar player and even the rise of artificial intelligence, there’s plenty to keep fashion’s top executives up at night.

clock July 10, 2015Evan Clark

Brian Atwood,Alexis Bittar, Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer, Bibhu Mohapatra

Fashion Trends

Resort 2016 Trend: Blooming Bold

Botanical motifs in vibrant hues brightened up resort collections, giving them a decidedly flirty, feminine appeal.

clock July 10, 2015Lisa Mosko

Eye They Are

Lifestyle

They Are: Munching on a Superior Burger by Chef Brooks Headley

It may be made with only vegetables, legumes and grains, but it tastes like the real thing.

clock July 11, 2015WWD Staff

A look from the Steven Alan
x Grace Lee collection, featuring lace metalwork inspired by Lee’s “Lace Crown” ring.

Eyewear

Grace Lee and Steven Alan Team up For Eyewear

Grace Lee has collaborated with Steven Alan on an optical collection — the fine jeweler’s first foray into eyewear.

clock July 11, 2015Lauren McCarthy

Markets

M&A Deal-Making Rises

Consumer deal-making has gotten off to a good start in 2015 according to a new Mergermarket report.

clock July 11, 2015WWD Staff

Erin Wasson

Jewelry

Erin Wasson’s Fine Jewelry Play

After almost a decade designing jewelry, Erin Wasson is launching a fine jewelry line called Wasson.

clock July 11, 2015Marcy Medina

Le Mystère Sophia Lace Bra

Activewear

Innerwear Brands on Their Best-Selling Bras

According to innerwear brands, bras that are either sexy or sporty are driving business. Six brands tell WWD their top-selling bra styles.

clock July 12, 2015WWD Staff

Saddle Up

Handbags

John Galliano-era Christian Dior Bags See Renewed Favor

The resale market is rekindling interest in accessories from the John Galliano era at Christian Dior, which ran from 1996 to 2011.

clock July 9, 2015Misty White Sidell

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Jill Soltau

Business

Penney's CEO Spells Out the Challenges Ahead

clock 9hDavid Moin

Social Studies