The New Couture

WWD, July 13, 2016

Overview

  Tradition and experimentation made for a fascinating fall season.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: All Over the Board

They may have scored big this week, but Serena and Andy need to up their sartorial game if they’re playing to win.

clock July 13, 2016Taylor Harris and Alex Badia

Maison Margiela couture fall 2016

Couture

Bridget Foley’s Diary: The New Couture

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Karen Fukuhara

People

Karen Fukuhara Breaks Out in ‘Suicide Squad’

Karen Fukuhara’s first crack at acting involves one of the summer’s most-anticipated comic book tent poles: the massive-budget, star-studded “Suicide Squad.”

clock July 13, 2016Marcy Medina

Dawid Tomaszewski at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2017

Designer and Luxury

Revisiting Berlin Fashion Week Spring 2017

A heightened polish and positive spirit took some of the moodiness — but not the edge — out of Berlin’s typically nonchalant designer looks for spring.

clock July 20, 2016Melissa Drier

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Designer and Luxury

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli Flying Solo

Now that they’re flying solo, can Maria Grazia Chiuri jump-start Dior and Pierpaolo Piccioli maintain Valentino’s rapid growth?

clock July 20, 2016Miles Socha and Luisa Zargani

It's a tough time to be on the dealmaking scene.

Mergers and Acquisitions

10 Companies Ripe for M&A Deals

There might not be a lot of M&A activity in the fashion world, but here are 10 companies experts believe are ripe to cut a deal in the next 12 months.

clock July 20, 2016Evan Clark

Looks from Fleur du mal, which is showing at Cabana, July 16 to 18.

Activewear

Swim Brands Expand Offerings Ahead of Miami Swim Week

Swim labels are launching lines, expanding assortments and adding ath-leisure components as they prepare for an array of runway shows, trade fairs and related events.

clock July 21, 2016Aria Hughes

Bra Illustration by Chris Slabber for WWD

Activewear

Millennials Favor the Natural Silhouettes of Bralettes

Millennials are rejecting padded and push-up styles for a more natural silhouette afforded by the bralette.

clock July 21, 2016Debra Borchardt

Isabella Rose

Activewear

Ones to Watch at Miami Swim Week

A few fresh names to check out at the shows in Miami.

clock July 21, 2016Rebecca Kleinman

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Tough Times On the M&A Dealmaking Scene

Dealmaking’s been mixed up by Brexit, the raging digital revolution and an uninterested consumer, but there are still plenty of buyers and sellers eyeing each other at the party.

clock July 20, 2016Evan Clark

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