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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 3:09pm
Lacoste is strengthening its New York presence. The brand, which temporary closed its 2,000-square-foot store this winter at 575 Madison Avenue, has reopened it with a new design. In addition, Lacoste will unveil a new, 3,400-square-foot store at Westfield World Trade Center on... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 3:00pm
E-ZEE BAKING: He’s a fashion editor, stylist, talk show host, red-carpet analyst, author and now, efficient epicurean. On Tuesday night Joe Zee cohosted an event that, even by fashion standards, was off-beat: a cooking class at The Brooklyn Kitchen that involved two different... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:09pm
National holidays have moved well beyond dead presidents. Social media sensation and Huda Beauty founder Huda Kattan is bringing National Lipstick Day to the masses on Friday. Although she didn’t invent the celebration of smackers, Kattan’s brand is now the official owner of... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 1:10pm
NAME GAME: Tyler Ellis, daughter of Perry Ellis, is changing the name of her Tyler Alexandra accessories line to Tyler Ellis — in homage to her father. The brand — which sells bags largely made of exotic skins and fur — will mark its fifth anniversary this year. “I wanted to... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:59pm
Bows add charm and look-at-me pizzazz to otherwise simple silhouettes. Designers used them in varying flourishes, from bold waist ties to neatly aligned bunches. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:14pm
MEN AT WORK: Haider Ackermann, who counts Kanye West among devotees and who only started men’s wear for spring 2014, is about to land a major men’s  post. Word has it Berluti is zeroing in on a contract to make the Paris-based designer its new creative director. He is to... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:57am
The wild frontier of mobile wallets is far more than just paying at the register with a phone. But while the technology is ready, it’s the retailers — perhaps more so than the customers — who need to get on board. That’s the advice from Judy Chan, who is senior product... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:55am
It’s Matt Jacobson’s job at Facebook to mine for new partnerships and luxury’s presenting some interesting opportunities. Jacobson, who serves as the company’s head of market development, told a crowd assembled Tuesday evening at the Montage Beverly Hills, that’s where his... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:27am
J. Crew Group, while working hard to turnaround its namesake label, is doing just fine with its Madewell brand. That was underscored Wednesday when Nordstrom Inc. announced plans to expand its partnership with Madewell by adding the brand to an additional 20 stores this fall.... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:14am
IN HER SHOES: Adieu is on a roll. The Parisian footwear brand is plotting a capsule collection with Koché, the French ready-to-wear label founded by Christelle Koché that’s known for blending streetwear references with contemporary art using the kind of upscale techniques... read more

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