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Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:08am
MILAN — Sunglass Hut is coming to Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais. Luxottica Group, which controls the eyewear retail chain, and the French department store chain have signed an agreement to open Sunglass Hut units in 57 Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais venues across France... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:00pm
Bruce Rockowitz seems an unlikely purveyor of American apparel brands. First of all, he’s Canadian. Secondly, he arrived in Hong Kong not as someone dreaming of breaking into the fashion world but as a semi-pro tennis player who decided to take a year off from college and kick... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
With myriad trends, categories and price points, the Las Vegas trade shows aim to be a one-stop destination for fall, starting with cozy knits layered up to wool coats in chic neutral tones. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK — Let the real story be told: Nordstrom Inc. wants to dominate Manhattan’s West Side. Nordstrom has escalated its New York flagship strategy from the single building disclosed in June 2012 to four buildings, thereby growing the space from 285,000 square feet to 363,000... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
In lieu of a seasonal ad campaign, Rag & Bone is targeting its message to reach consumers exactly when products hit the stores. It has unveiled a serial Photo Project, which will be offered six times throughout the year. The first release will be today, and images will be... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
After designing Beyonce’s striking leather jacket with gold metal military details for Super Bowl 50, will Dean and Dan Caten from Dsquared2 create another showstopper? The twin Canadian brothers are designing the Team Canada outfit for the opening ceremonies of the 2016... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
The balm of blue in two different hues tops Pantone’s Fashion Color Report for fall 2016. The richer shade of Riverside and the more self-explanatory Airy Blue rank first and second, with Sharkskin, an emboldened gray that also lives up to its name, takes the third spot.... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:05pm
The Asian fashion week calendar is looking manageable this season. Unlike the situation in the fall when Tokyo, Shanghai and Seoul had overlapping dates for their respective fashion weeks, an intrepid editor or retailer could actually attend all three events this season- plus... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:27pm
Nicole and Michael Colovos, who were creative directors of Helmut Lang from 2005 until 2014, are launching a collection called Colovos for fall. The married couple took over the creative reins at Helmut Lang when the namesake designer left the label and helmed it until fall... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:27pm
HEADING TO ROSSI?: Hogan’s general manager Riccardo Sciutto is heading to Sergio Rossi, according to market sources. He is expected to join the Italian footwear brand as its chief executive officer in March, following the Hogan show later this month. Representatives for Hogan... read more

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