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Overview

Mark Badgley and James Mischka delivered a beautiful, elegant eveningwear collection for fall, oozing with luxe sophistication for a stylish night on the town. But what if a girl’s all dressed up with no place to go? No problem. The duo also introduced a range of furniture and accent pieces, decorative accessories and candles — showcasing it all in tableaux on the runway. So nice to come home to.

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Badgley Mischka RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka RTW Fall 2017

Mark Badgley and James Mischka delivered a beautiful collection of feminine and elegant evening dresses.

clock February 14, 2017Alessandra Turra

Kate Spade's spring 2017 campaign featuring Fernanda Ly.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kate Spade Shares Rise on Bid Speculation

More recently, private equity is said to be looking at the firm.

clock February 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

Human Resources

Ports 1961 Names New Ceo and Managing Director

Jenny Tan and Matteo De Rosa have been appointed chief executive officer and managing director, respectively, to further develop the label’s business worldwide.

clock February 14, 2017Sandra Salibian

Etsy Studio.

Technology

Etsy to Launch New Marketplace

Etsy Studio will be the first stand-alone platform born out of parent company Etsy Inc.

clock February 14, 2017Rachel Strugatz

A look from the AWAKE fall collection.

Fashion Features

London Fashion Week Fall 2017: Ones to Watch

Check out some emerging names showing their fall collections during London Fashion Week.

clock February 15, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Tory Burch RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch RTW Fall 2017

For her fall ready-to-wear collection, Tory Burch took inspiration from a movie about her hometown, “The Philadelphia Story.”

clock February 14, 2017Bridget Foley

Monse RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Monse RTW Fall 2017

clock February 13, 2017WWD Staff

Oscar de la Renta RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Oscar de la Renta Fall 2017

In back-to-back shows for fall, Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia continued on a strong path at Monse, but stumbled in their debut for Oscar de la Renta.

clock February 14, 2017Bridget Foley

Coach 1941 RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Coach 1941 RTW Fall 2017

Stuart Vevers returned to his starting place, the shearling.

clock February 14, 2017Roxanne Robinson

Gabriela Hearst RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Gabriela Hearst RTW Fall 2017

Hearst made her runway debut with a collection full thoughtfully made luxury.

clock February 14, 2017Jessica Iredale

Alice + Olivia RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Alice + Olivia RTW Fall 2017

Salman Rushdie’s novel, “The Enchantress of Florence,” informed Stacey Bendet’s fall collection.

clock February 14, 2017Kristi Garced

Montcler Grenoble RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Moncler Grenoble RTW Fall 2017

Moncler Grenoble staged a winter ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom to present its fall women’s and men’s collection.

clock February 14, 2017Alessandra Turra and Jean E. Palmieri

Yigal Azrouël RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Yigal Azrouël RTW Fall 2017

Fall provides an opportunity for Azrouël to stretch his outerwear muscles, and he delivered here with ultraluxe statement coats.

clock February 14, 2017Kristi Garced

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Fall 2017

Inspired by themes of empowerment and femininity, Maria Cornejo’s showed structured but sexy looks for fall.

clock February 14, 2017Bobbi Queen

Jil Sander Navy RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Jil Sander Navy RTW Fall 2017

A chic functionality was injected into this lineup, combing an elegant rigor with a new, softer feminine touch.

clock February 14, 2017Alessandra Turra

ZAC Zac Posen RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Zac Posen RTW Fall 2017

Zac Posen’s secondary line took a more mature approach with a darker palette and expanded occasion attire.

clock February 13, 2017Andrew Shang

Naeem Khan RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Naeem Khan RTW Fall 2017

Naeem Khan showed a celebration of diversity and multiculturalism via his rich handcraft techniques for fall.

clock February 14, 2017Mayte Allende

Ground Zero RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Ground Zero RTW Fall 2017

Titled “Midnight Express,” the collection recounted club fashion brothers Eri and Philip Chu saw in Hong Kong when they were young.

clock February 14, 2017Andrew Shang

Dennis Basso RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso RTW Fall 2017

Dennis Basso showed both ready-to-wear and fur; some of the best were the simplest.

clock February 14, 2017Bobbi Queen

Philipp Plein RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Philipp Plein RTW Fall 2017

The German designer hosted his first North American extravaganza at New York’s Public Library.

clock February 14, 2017Alessandra Turra

A selection of Edie Parker fall handbags.

Handbags

Brett Heyman’s Fashion Week House Party Unites Downtown and Uptown

Brett Heyman presented her Edie Parker fall handbags with a tony uptown house party.

clock February 14, 2017Roxanne Robinson

Veronica Beard RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Veronica Beard RTW Fall 2017

Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard introduce jeans and shoes for fall.

clock February 14, 2017Alessandra Turra

Adrienne Landau RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Adrienne Landau RTW Fall 2017

The designer showed several vignettes.

clock February 14, 2017Antonia Sardone

Sally LaPointe RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Sally LaPointe RTW Fall 2017

The looks bore an in-your-face, unapologetic glamour that never felt overdone.

clock February 14, 2017Kristi Garced

Barbara Tfank RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Barbara Tfank RTW Fall 2017

Barbara Tfank’s fall collection gave her private customers and retailers her trademark impeccable, luxurious clothes.

clock February 14, 2017Bobbi Queen

Mara Hoffman RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Mara Hoffman RTW Fall 2017

Mara Hoffman’s fall show was a cross-section of fashion and activism, which translated as “comfort fashion,” organic, purposeful clothes.

clock February 14, 2017Mayte Allende

Eckhaus Latta RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Eckhaus Latta RTW Fall 2017

Zoe Latta and Mike Eckhaus took their fall collection to unexpected places.

clock February 14, 2017Kristi Garced

Claudia Li RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Claudia Li RTW Fall 2017

The designer explored aspects of time travel for her most refined collection to date.

clock February 14, 2017Andrew Shang

Retail CEOs are set to meet with House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, pictured here with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

Retail

Target, Gap, J.C. Penney CEOs Take Border Tax Fight to Trump, the Hill

Retailers are part of a coalition of 120 retailers and industry groups trying to prevent the border tax from being implemented.

clock February 14, 2017Kristi Ellis

Oliver Corral and Bessie Afnaim Corral

Fashion Features

Former Urban Zen Designers Launch Arjé

The Donna Karan alumni are operating on a see-now-buy-now schedule by shaving the production and development process down to four months.

clock February 15, 2017Aria Hughes

Raquel Zimmermann and Mathias Lauridsen in an ad for Mango Committed.

Retail

Mango Commits to Sustainable Clothing

The Spanish retailer takes steps to become more environmentally friendly.

clock February 14, 2017Sharon Edelson

Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC.

Retail

Thriving E-commerce Refocuses Retailers On In-Store Service

With mobile commerce on the rise, retailers turn sights to updating traditional in-store client services.

clock February 13, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

From left: Alex Wang takes hi bow in 2014 at his show with H&M; Philipp Plein takes a bow at the January 2017 Plein sport show.

Fashion Scoops

Alexander Wang Accuses Plein Sport of Knocking Off Runway Show

The designer turned to Instagram to offer the evidence.

clock February 14, 2017Sophia Chabbott

Derek Lam

Fashion Scoops

Derek Lam to Add Beachwear

Launching for spring 2018 through a license with Albisetti.

clock February 14, 2017Jessica Iredale

Beauty Features

Lauder Names Marie Han Silloway, Matthew Parr

The two executives have joined the Estée Lauder brand.

clock February 14, 2017Rachel Strugatz

Humberto Leon, Ryan McGinley

Parties

Party Like It’s 2009 With Opening Ceremony’s Humberto Leon

“I don’t think we know each other, but I follow you on Instagram,” was repeatedly overheard at Mission Chinese on Feb. 13.

clock February 14, 2017Andrew Nodell

Tom Ford

Human Resources

All Change at Tom Ford Int’l as Brian Blake Moves Up

Times are changing at Tom Ford International with a host of management changes.

clock February 14, 2017Samantha Conti

The WWD Risk Meter, a survey of experts, found significant risk building retail.

Financial

Fear Factor: Rating Retail Risk

Just what should be keeping retail ceo’s up at night.

clock February 15, 2017Evan Clark

Zang Toi RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Zang Toi RTW Fall 2017

Zang Toi’s fall collection of classic ladylike clothes gave his fans exactly what they want.

clock February 14, 2017Bobbi Queen

Cate Blanchett

People

Voice Enhancer

Currently starring on Broadway in The Present, Cate Blanchett is making her voice heard when it comes to both style and substance.

clock February 15, 2017Jenny B. Fine

WWD Predicts: Wrap It Up With a Bow

Fashion Trends

WWD Predicts: Wrap It Up With a Big Bow

Fashion is the gift that keeps on giving. To drive home the point for fall, bows were everywhere.

clock February 14, 2017Mayte Allende

A rendering of the Made in New York Campus.

Government and Trade

An Apparel Campus Grows in Brooklyn

The hub will include shared services and related uses to support its apparel firms and larger Sunset Park garment cluster.

clock February 14, 2017Arthur Friedman

Essentialist

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