Queen Carolina

WWD, February 10, 2106

Overview

  In an industry of constant clamor, Carolina Herrera has chosen a quiet path to power.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for WWD

Fashion Features

Olsens Reveal Their Strategy for Elizabeth and James

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Fashion Features

Fashion Report Card: Clete Blakeman Upsets Lady Gaga

The singer may have worked head-to-toe Lurex, but it was the game’s referee that shined at Sunday night’s Super Bowl.

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Max Becker performing at the Teragram Ballroom in September 2015

People

Meet SWMRS, Hedi Slimane’s New Boy Band Crush

SWMRS debut album, titled “Drive North,” is due out Feb. 12.

clock February 10, 2016Leigh Nordstrom

The Couture Jems booth in Pool’s Cash and Carry section

Textiles

Las Vegas Trade Shows: Essential Things to Know Before Hitting the Strip

There are some 17 trade shows and subshows taking place in Sin City, drawing thousands of exhibitors, brands and buyers. Here are the key details to help navigate the fairs, presentations and events.

clock February 10, 2016Kari Hamanaka and Khanh T.L. Tran

Trina Turk

Fashion Features

New York Fashion Week Fall 2016 Designer Inspirations

From Paris to Pop, New York designers share the thoughts behind their collections for fall.

clock February 10, 2016Kelsi Zimmerman

Las Vegas Trend Preview 2016

Fashion Trends

Las Vegas Trend Preview: Get Cozy for Fall

With myriad trends, categories and price points, the Las Vegas trade shows aim to be a one-stop destination for fall, starting with cozy knits layered up to wool coats in chic neutral tones.

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Bruce Rockowitz

Human Resources

Bruce Rockowitz Wants Global Brands Group to Be a Fashion Force

In 2014, Li & Fung spun off its branding and licensing business into Global Brands Group, now headed by Bruce Rockowitz.

clock February 11, 2016Ellen Sheng

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Markets

Licensing Deals Driven By Omnichannel Retailing, Changing Consumer Preferences

When it comes to brand licensing deals, the retail, apparel, beauty and accessories markets are all in a state of flux and eager — some even argue overdue — for growth.

clock February 11, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Carolina Herrera

Designer and Luxury

Carolina Herrera’s Quiet Path to Power

With her eye on the customer and her feet on the ground, Carolina Herrera has assumed her place among fashion’s power elite.

clock February 10, 2016Bridget Foley

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Markets

Think Tank: Looking at the Influential Role of Color

Laurie Pressman is vice president of the Pantone Color Institute. She has 20 years of experience in product development and merchandising.

clock February 12, 2016Laurie Pressman

Urban Outfitters beauty products

Retail

Urban Outfitters: Niche Beauty for an Edgy Demographic

The merchandise that Urban Outfitters is taking in isn’t the typical seen-at-Sephora stock, though some of them are also distributed at specialty beauty retailers.

clock February 12, 2016Allison Collins

New York Men's Trends Fall 2016

Mens Fashion

Top Trends From New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Designers showing during the second edition of New York Fashion Week: Men’s injected a more street-driven aesthetic to the trends seen on the European runways.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Fashion

Séverine Merle Elected Head of Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

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Social Studies