Lady’s Day

WWD, May 18, 2016


Kate Beckinsale’s career gets a major jolt from her deliciously wicked turn as Lady Susan in Jane Austen’s “Love & Friendship.” SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: Hot Mamas and Dad Bods

Mother-to-be Blake Lively sizzles while a thickened-up Russell Crowe channels midlife crisis.

clock May 18, 2016Taylor Harris and Alex Badia

In our small, complicated, new media-driven age, worlds fuse as easily as they collide....Look at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: It’s a Red-Carpet World

If it’s mid-May, the onslaught of photos of pretty women in mostly pretty, sometimes mundane dresses now flooding various media channels must be from Cannes.

clock May 18, 2016Bridget Foley

Government and Trade

Facetime With Customs Official Kenneth J.F. Kennedy

The senior policy adviser on forced labor for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement discusses beefing up supply chain scrutiny.

clock May 18, 2016Kristi Ellis

Kate Beckinsale in a Giuseppe  Zanotti necklace.


Kate Beckinsale Is Back in Jane Austen’s ‘Love & Friendship’

Kate Beckinsale’s career gets a major jolt from her deliciously wicked turn as Lady Susan in Jane Austen’s “Love & Friendship.”

clock May 19, 2016Marcy Medina

The women's costumes were defined by the corsets and petticoats underneath the dresses.

Fashion Features

Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh on Costuming Jane Austen Film ‘Love & Friendship’

The period film is based on the Jane Austen novel “Lady Susan.”

clock May 13, 2016Kristen Tauer

GGP chairman and chief executive Sandeep Mathrani

Human Resources

General Growth CEO Predicts ‘Flight to Quality’ and Retail Fallout

The ceo of developer General Growth Properties says the key to successful mall operation is having the right amount and the right mix of tenants.

clock May 23, 2016David Moin

Iguatemi has 17 high-end shopping centers around Brazil.


The Iguatemi Group: Brazil’s Big Player

The Iguatemi Group gets set to mark 50 years as the nation’s leading luxury developer.

clock May 23, 2016Sharon Edelson

A beauty hub is emerging in the Marais.


Paris’ Rue des Francs-Bourgeois: A Beauty Boutique Mecca

Along Paris’ Rue des Francs-Bourgeois in the Marais, there are no fewer than 14 shops selling fragrance, makeup and cosmetics — all within half a block.

clock May 23, 2016Jennifer Weil

Sydney’s Oxford Street has attracted dozens of fashion retailers.

Real Estate

Sydney’s Oxford Street Sees Major Redevelopment

The Oxford Street area outside of central Sydney is in a major redevelopment.

clock May 23, 2016Patty Huntington

Covent Garden’s retail roots stretch back to the 1600s.

Real Estate

London’s Covent Garden Becoming Lifestyle Hub

The historic neighborhood is transforming into a lifestyle hub.

clock May 23, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Covent Garden’s retail roots stretch back to the 1600s.


Tokyo’s Ginza Sees Growth With New Vertical Mall

A new vertical mall in the coveted Tokyo shopping district is striving for a sweeping mix of retail, lifestyle and food, serving residents and visitors alike.

clock May 23, 2016Kelly Wetherille


Neiman Marcus Enticed to Hudson Yards By Unique Design Elements

clock May 20, 2016WWD Staff

Store closings are up, rents are down, supply of space outstrips demand and online retailing continues to surge. As they head to the International Council of Shopping Centers’ ReCon conference, taking place next week in Las Vegas, mall and city street l

Real Estate

ICSC Preview: Luring Shoppers While Staying Profitable

As they head to the International Council of Shopping Centers’ ReCon conference, taking place next week in Las Vegas, mall and city street landlords are figuring out ways to reuse space and entice shoppers with entertaining experiences while remaining profitable.

clock May 23, 2016Sharon Edelson

Aqua Parios

Fashion Features

Model Call: Aqua Parios

Mesmerizing new face Aqua Parios, of African-American and Japanese heritage, grew up in Las Vegas before relocating to Phoenix, where she was discovered while shopping after cheerleading practice.

clock May 25, 2016Kristi Garced

Drew Barrymore Beauty Summit

Beauty Features

Industry Leaders Talk Challenges and Transformation at WWD’s CEO Beauty Summit

Drew Barrymore, a born-again beauty marketer, topped a list of global cosmetics industry leaders who gathered in Palm Beach, Fla., to debate the challenge of adapting to fundamental transformation.

clock May 27, 2016Pete Born

Nick Graham’s cotton shirt. Saint Laurent sunglasses; Emporio Armani tie.

Mens Fashion

Men’s Fall 216 Trend: Get in Line

With brands like Vetements and Junya Watanabe infusing new energy into the striped dress shirt as a fashion piece, this boardroom classic is being pushed to the forefront for fall.

clock May 26, 2016Luis Campuzano

Y-3’s polyurethane
tote and Maison Margiela’s goat fur, leather and rubber boots.

Accessory Trends

Fall 2016 Accessories: Street Life

Accessories have taken to the street — and not just in the sense of casual styles or sporty motifs.

clock May 26, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Riccardo Tisci’s latest leather creation for Givenchy, the Horizon, comes in three sizes and a variety of colors. shown here, bags in calf leather, suede and alligator.

Designer and Luxury

Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci Looks Ahead

Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci on where he is headed as a designer and where the house is headed under his stewardship.

clock May 25, 2016Miles Socha

Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. Installation by Daniel Buren.

Fashion Scoops

Artist Daniel Buren Gives Fondation Louis Vuitton a Touch of Color

French artist Daniel Buren has dressed the Fondation Louis Vuitton building in an array of vivid colors.

clock May 27, 2016Miles Socha

Underwear by Malan Breton.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Malan Breton Moves Into Underwear

Malan Breton is hopping into the men’s underwear category.

clock May 27, 2016Aria Hughes

Benefit launch party in Las Vegas.

Color Cosmetics

Benefit Launching 45-Item Brow Makeup Collection

Benefit is releasing a massive 45-item brow makeup collection next month and held a major launch event last Friday in Las Vegas.

clock May 27, 2016Rachel Brown

Early experiences suggest customers like the uncluttered feel, the friendlier associates and not having to lug shopping bags through the mall.


Think Tank: What You See Is What You Get (Just a Bit Later!)

Adheer Bahulkar is a partner with global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney specializing in strategy and operations in the consumer and retail sector.

clock May 19, 2016Adheer Bahulkar


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