Big Dreams in the C Suite

WWD, November 11, 2015


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Tory Burch

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Big Dreams in the C-Suite

The WWD CEO Summit late last month was a watershed moment for the industry as it sobers up from its e-commerce binge, and relearns how to connect to consumers.

clock November 11, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Evan Clark


Peering Ahead to Fashion’s Future

Fashion’s top players contemplate the future.

clock November 11, 2015Evan Clark


WWD CEO Summit By the Numbers

From sales and earnings growth to the number of employers and economic trends, the data presented covered a lot of ground.

clock November 11, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Elizabeth Banks and Jennifer Lawrence in “Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2.”


Costumers Kurt and Bart on Designing ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2’

Kurt and Bart discuss designing for Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen.

clock November 11, 2015Taylor Harris

Celebrity fashion report card

Fashion Features

Celebrity Report Card: Miley’s Cacophony Continues

Julianne Moore and Jennifer Lawrence shine in quiet chic. Miley Cyrus

clock November 11, 2015WWD Staff


MAPIC Retail Estate Fair: European Projects

The MAPIC retail real estate fair will feature a host of projects in Europe.

clock November 11, 2015Joelle Diderich


MAPIC: Key Conferences

A list of upcoming retail conferences.

clock November 11, 2015WWD Staff

A rendering of the Hudson Yards project.


MAPIC Lauds U.S. Retailers for Embracing Online Shopping

Instead of fearing online shopping, brick-and-mortar retailers are embracing it. Much of this activity is taking place in the U.S., which is being heralded as the “Country of Honor” at this year’s MAPIC conference.

clock November 11, 2015Sharon Edelson

Alessandro Sartori

Mens Designer Luxury

Berluti’s Alessandro Sartori on Drawing Inspiration From Vintage Clothing

Alessandro Sartori, creative director of Berluti, finds inspiration from vintage clothing in a rather unexpected way — and took WWD along with him to show how.

clock November 13, 2015Alex Badia

"At Their Feet”

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Foot Note: New Book Spotlights Berluti Footwear

“At Their Feet,” a Rizzoli tome cataloguing shoes that Berluti made for 26 VIPs, is timed to coincide with Berluti’s 120th anniversary.

clock November 12, 2015Miles Socha

Adeam’s silk dress.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2016 Trend: Stark Beauty

Spring’s darker side is all about discretion and ease, with designers opting for high contrast via a blank — or black — canvas.

clock November 12, 2015Mayte Allende

Austin Wyne

Fashion Features

Model Call: Austin Wyne

Modeling is usually not the first choice as a career path — most just fall into it by accident. Such is the case for Austin Wyne.

clock November 13, 2015Luis Campuzano

Designer and Luxury

A Brief History of Bal Harbor Shops

clock November 12, 2015WWD Staff


Fine Dining Part of the Experience at Bal Harbour Shops

clock November 13, 2015WWD Staff

The main entrance, Sixties.


Behind the Scenes at Bal Harbour Shops

General manager Richard Lodes keeps things running at the center.

clock November 14, 2015David Moin

Neiman Marcus opened its first store outside of Texas at Bal Harbour.


Bal Harbour Shops: Openings and Reopenings 2015

Following are stores that have opened or are opening this year, and those that reopened with new store designs.

clock November 14, 2015David Moin



Global Economic Uncertainty for Fashion Brands

Slow growth, currency shifts and deflation are painting a complex economic picture for 2016.

clock November 15, 2015Samantha Conti

Breaking ground five decades ago.


Bal Harbour Shops Break Convention: Famous Firsts for the Center

The Bal Harbour shops have rolled out groundbreaking retail concepts through the years.

clock November 14, 2015WWD Staff

Fountains in front of the luxe boutiques.


Bal Harbour: A Mantra of Luxe

The Whitmans’ mission is a strict focus on luxury. Here’s what contributes to the Bal Harbour Shops experience.

clock November 14, 2015WWD Staff

Alex Glover

Mens Lifestyle

Alex Glover: What’s New in Men’s Hair Styles and Grooming

WWD caught up with the stylist to talk about grooming tips and trends, popular hairstyles and his favorite London haunts.

clock November 14, 2015Lorelei Marfil

Bart Becht

Human Resources

Coty’s Bart Becht Aims for One of Beauty’s Biggest Mergers

He is on a mission to orchestrate one of the biggest mergers in beauty history.

clock November 15, 2015Pete Born and Molly Prior



Berlin Trade Shows Regaining Their Traction

German shows are trying an array of strategies to boost their international appeal.

clock November 15, 2015Melissa Drier



Italian Trade Shows Banking on the American Plan

A strong economy Stateside is boosting prospects in Italy.

clock November 15, 2015Lucie Janik



London Trade Shows Chase Fresh Opportunities

British organizers plan expansions and special features to lure traffic.

clock November 15, 2015Lorelei Marfil



China Fairs Shrug Off Malaise

China’s fashion focus is shifting to Shanghai.

clock November 15, 2015Charlotte Middlehurst and Kelly Wetherille

Randy Whitman, Matthew Whitman Lazenby and Stanley Whitman.


Bal Harbour Shops at 50: Building by the Sea

The Whitman family’s half-century project provides a breezy setting for luxe retail at Bal Harbour Shops.

clock November 14, 2015David Moin

The Mall of Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


The Hunt for New Markets

Retailers and developers are hungry for hot zones.

clock November 11, 2015Joelle Diderich



Paris Fairs Poised for Improvement

Show organizers are exploring fresh concepts and trying out new venues for the first half of the year, while eyeing stability in the French apparel market.

clock November 15, 2015WWD Staff


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