Fashion Tribes

Cover WWD, December 2, 2015


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Fashion Features

Report Card: Lizzie Goes Hil; Ryan is Mr. Belding

On the other end of the spectrum, Kate Bosworth kills in Victorian chic while Kobe Bryanyaces off-the-court ease.

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Will Social Commerce Deliver?

The potential of social commerce lies not so much in driving sales, but in meeting customers on their own turf.

clock December 2, 2015Rachel Strugatz

Inside Louis Vuitton's Miami Design District store.


Art Basel Bound: Hot Spots to Eat, Sleep, Shop

Where to eat, sleep and shop at Art Basel Miami.

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Stieg Larsson’s "Millennium" trilogy

Mens Lifestyle

Sweden’s Export Hits

From Abba to Nobel Prizes, here’s a roundup of some of Sweden’s most well-known exports.

clock December 3, 2015WWD Staff

Niketown on New York’s 57th Street


Nike’s Black Friday Message

Was Niketown on New York’s 57th Street deliberately aiming for a dual message on Black Friday? Its huge “Get Out Here” sign could have been a lure for shoppers — as well as a Christmas version of “Just Do It.”

clock December 3, 2015WWD Staff

Auto Body’s Tyler Healy, Claire Read, Will Rose, Aria McManus, Sunset Drive Gallery’s Evan Robarts and Auto Body’s Charlie Stravinsky.

Designer and Luxury

Basel Beatniks: Newcomers Arrive on Art Basel Miami Scene

As the art fest grows to circus-like proportions, a subset of mutineers have emerged. Meet the newcomers not (officially) showing at Art Basel.

clock December 2, 2015Ally Betker


Real Estate

Think Tank: Emotional and Immersive: Retail’s Proving Ground — The Pop-up By Rick Caruso

Rick J. Caruso is founder and chief executive officer of Caruso Affiliated, one of the largest, privately held real estate companies in the U.S.

clock December 5, 2015Rick J. Caruso

Tom McGee, CSC chairman and ceo


ICSC: Managing the Changes Amid Economy’s Mixed Signals

How is the economy impacting retail properties?

clock December 5, 2015Sharon Edelson

Illustration: Macy's store


Macy’s Opts for Radical Thinking, Looks to Real Estate

The retailer is considering any and all options for extracting top dollar from its trophy real estate.

clock December 5, 2015Sharon Edelson

Mall in China


Malls in China Reach Saturation Point

Malls in China are feeling the pinch of oversupply.

clock December 5, 2015Casey Hall

Mall of Scandinavia


Mall of the Future? The Mall of Scandinavia

The Mall of Scandinavia, the region’s largest, is a sign of things to come.

clock December 5, 2015Joelle Diderich

Stutterheim’s rubberized trenchcoat and Uniforms for the Dedicated’s linen pants.

Mens Fashion

Swedish Fashion Brands Gain Traction

Swedish brands are building momentum in the men’s market with their minimalistic sensibility and salability.

clock December 3, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Add Service: “Place service stations — nail or brow bars — at the window to attract consumers’ attention.” — Joe Magnacca, Mass Retail


Retail Experts Dream Up an Ideal Beauty Store

Experts prescribe remedies for ailing beauty sales in languishing chains.

clock December 4, 2015Molly Prior and Faye Brookman

Angelo Michilli, owner of Michilli Inc.


Luxury Brands Turn to Michilli for Retail Projects

Luxury brands from Prada to Valentino entrust general contractor Angelo Michilli with building their most valuable showcases: their stores.

clock December 5, 2015Aria Hughes

Marique Schimmel


Model Call: Marique Schimmel

In her five years of modeling, the 25-year-old Dutch model has walked nine runway seasons and landed campaigns for Chloé, Adidas and Gap.

clock December 5, 2015Kristi Garced

Geron McKinley

Mens Fashion

Model Call: Geron McKinley

A former Givenchy campaign face, McKinley here talks about his nonprofit organization, favorite designers and next travel plans.

clock December 6, 2015Luis Campuzano

Motofumi Kogi

Mens Fashion

United Arrows & Sons’ Motofumi Kogi Talks Style

United Arrows & Sons’ Poggy seamlessly blends street style with classics to create a signature look.

clock December 6, 2015Kelly Wetherille

Prim by Michelle Elie bag, The Nomadic Collector clutch, Hugo Matha clutch, Sarah’s Bags by Sarah Beydoun clutch

Accessory Trends

Wood, The Latest Handbag Novelty Material

The latest novelty material hitting handbags is wood.

clock December 5, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Gary Friedman


The Next Disruptor: Restoration Hardware Entering Fashion Business

RH aims to tackle another area of design, shaking up apparel in the process.

clock December 6, 2015Sharon Edelson

the Benjamin Moore-supported Color Story at the West Chelsea boutique.


The Continuing Story of West Chelsea’s Story Boutique

Relying on an ever-changing narrative, the West Chelsea boutique has become a favorite haunt with shoppers, established executives and new talent.

clock December 5, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Chuck Todd


Media People: NBC’s Chuck Todd

The moderator of “Meet the Press” discusses politics, presidential debates and his ideal interview.

clock December 2, 2015Alexandra Steigrad


Today's Must Read

The Outdoor Voices brands in the "center stage" at the Nordstrom flagship in Manhattan.


Nordstrom Sees Sales and Earnings Decline

clock 5hDavid Moin

Social Studies

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