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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:00am
Julien Labat is taking over as chief executive officer of Edun, the label founded by Ali Hewson and her husband Bono, effect May 1. Labat, who joins from Carven, succeeds Janice Sullivan, who is leaving the company after five years in the position. She joined following LVMH... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:56am
TOKYO — Shiseido said its net income for the 12 months ended March 31 grew by nearly 30 percent, thanks to increased sales and extraordinary income associated with the sale of the Decléor and Carita brands to L’Oréal. Shiseido’s yearly net profit increased 28.8 percent to 33.67... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:15am
LONDON — European stock markets were down in late morning trading on Monday, with the CAC 40 in Paris leading the way. The French market dipped 0.9 percent to 5,153.28; followed by the FTSE MIB in Milan, 0.5 percent to 23,311.04; and the DAX in Frankfurt, 0.2 percent to 11,788.... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:08am
LONDON — London Fashion Week is upping sticks from Somerset House — its base since 2009 — and decamping to the Brewer Street Car Park venue in London’s Soho, effective in September. The BFC will take over two floors of Brewer Street Car Park, where it will stage both runway... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:00am
European label & Other Stories has released a capsule collection with Vans, reinterpreting a selection of the skate brand’s heritage models. Crafted from leather, the pack contains two minimalist monochrome numbers in the form of the Old Skool and Slip-On silhouettes.... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:00am
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has put pen to paper with Minotaur for this latest partnership. The release entails a highly select assortment of reversible outerwear for Spring/Summer 2015, comprised by a deck parka and climbing jacket. The outer shell of each... read more
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:01pm
Macy’s is developing a whole new bag of tricks for growth. Sources tell WWD the department store group is cooking up a specialty store prototype to attract younger customers, including Millennials and the college crowd, in secondary markets around the country such as Savannah,... read more
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:01pm
PARIS — Louis Vuitton has secured one of the largest and most striking modernist houses in Palm Springs, Calif., for its cruise show on May 6 — the Bob and Dolores Hope estate. Confirming the location exclusively to WWD, the French fashion house said the John Lautner house — ... read more
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:01pm
Fashion companies are boosting their spending — big time — but it’s not because they’re feeling bullish about the consumer or the competitive landscape. If anything, the industry’s biggest companies are spending out of nervousness, plowing money into the store base, but also e-... read more
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:01pm
Fashion companies are boosting their spending — big time — but it’s not because they’re feeling bullish about the consumer or the competitive landscape. If anything, the industry’s biggest companies are spending out of nervousness, plowing money into the store base, but also e-... read more

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