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WWD Special Edition, March 9, 2016

Overview

  The invitations implied old-time couture, but the clothes radiated chic modernity. For Chanel’s fall collection, Karl Lagerfeld amped up the signature regalia — boaters, camellias and pearls galore — sending a lightning-fast procession of skirts, dresses and suits down the runway, many in fresh, vibrant pinks and berries.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Bouchra Jarrar

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Said Close to Hiring Bouchra Jarrar

According to sources, the French designer is the frontrunner to succeed Alber Elbaz.

clock March 8, 2016Miles Socha

Burberry RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Scoops

Burberry Shares Climb on Report of Potential Bidder

Sources are skeptical about a forthcoming bid.

clock March 8, 2016Samantha Conti

Inside the Sephora store on Lexington Avenue.

Financial

Sephora Names 8 Participants in Its First Accelerator Program

The program helps grow the next generation of female-led beauty start-ups.

clock March 8, 2016Vicki M. Young

Maria Sharapova featured in Nike's ad campaign for Tech Knit Apparel.

Fashion Features

Brands Seek to Distance Themselves From Maria Sharapova

Nike, Tag Heuer and Porsche have suspended Maria Sharapova’s endorsement deals while the doping investigation continues.

clock March 8, 2016Alex Wynne and Rosemary Feitelberg

Chanel RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Chanel RTW Fall 2016

In rapid-fire succession, Karl Lagerfeld sent out 90-plus looks for Chanel’s “front row only”.

clock March 8, 2016Bridget Foley

Valentino RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Valentino RTW Fall 2016

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s gentle expressions of classic dancer attire broke the mold of the regal high-neck silhouette they’ve plied at Valentino.

clock March 8, 2016Jessica Iredale

Kenzo RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Kenzo RTW Fall 2016

Rococo ugly/pretty for the high-speed, Internet generation, everything in the Kenzo fall collection was amplified with the kind of sensory glut available online.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Iris Van Herpen RTW Fall 2016

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Roland Mouret RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Roland Mouret RTW Fall 2016

Roland Mouret used Art Nouveau embellishment, rounded paneling and curvy seam work to convey a pretty, streamlined retro romance.

clock March 7, 2016Jessica Iredale

Vanessa Seward RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Vanessa Seward RTW Fall 2016

Two years after creating costumes to Michel Legrand’s musical “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg,” Vanessa Seward returned to the Théâtre du Châtelet with an alluring collection for her label.

clock March 8, 2016Paulina Szmydke

Off-White RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Off-White RTW Fall 2016

Virgil Abloh said the collection was inspired by a famous scene in “Pretty Woman.”

clock March 8, 2016Joelle Diderich

Ellery RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Ellery RTW Fall 2016

Kym Ellery released the corset’s trademark barriers into total freedom for fall.

clock March 8, 2016Paulina Szmydke

Noir Kei Ninomiya RTW fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Noir Kei Ninomiya RTW Fall 2016

Kei Ninomiya’s collection was all about optical illusions.

clock March 6, 2016Joelle Diderich

Roger Vivier Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Roger Vivier Fall 2016

In his collection, Bruno Frisoni worked masculine and feminine elements with motifs such as military touches and ruffles.

clock March 5, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Activewear

Zara Terez Re-brands as Terez

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Willow Smith Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Scoops

Willow Smith Attends Chanel Show

Pharrell Williams, Halsey and Anna Brewster also attended the show at the Grand Palais.

clock March 8, 2016Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha

Kris Jenner and Olivier Rousteing

Parties

Kendall Jenner, Olivier Rousteing Attend Editorialist’s Party for Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner shared marketing advice at Editorialist’s party in Paris on Monday night.

clock March 8, 2016Laure Guilbault

Eva Longoria Shiatzy Chen front row fall 2016

Fashion Scoops

Eva Longoria Attends Shiatzy Chen Show

The actress and businesswoman had just flown into Paris after finishing the first season of NBC show “Telenovela.”

clock March 8, 2016Alex Wynne

Léa Seydoux

Fashion Scoops

Roger Vivier Draws Crowd for Camille Seydoux’s Prismick Denim

Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos and Marie-Ange Casta were among the guests at the party to celebrate the launch of Camille Seydoux’s Prismick Denim collection for Roger Vivier.

clock March 8, 2016Alex Wynne

Dior Barbie

Designer and Luxury

Barbie Exhibit to Open at Les Arts Décoratifs Museum

The doll is the subject of a sprawling exhibit with a strong fashion focus that opens Thursday.

clock March 8, 2016Laure Guilbault

Backstage at Ralph Lauren RTW Fall 2016

Retail

Lauren, Tahari, Herrera, Leger Emerge as Favored Brands During New York Fashion Week

With participants between 19 and 44 years old, Elie Tahari was the preferred brand.

clock March 8, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A Sandro store in Beijing.

Financial

IPO of Sandro, Maje Parent Could Be in First Half

SCMP, also parent of the Claudie Pierlot fashion chain, is seeking a listing on the Euronext exchange.

clock March 8, 2016Joelle Diderich and Alex Wynne

Essentialist

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