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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 3:39am
Riccardo Tisci is launching a new line of basics for Givenchy, and the collection will first be available exclusively at the iconic Isetan department store in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district. From Sept. 7 through 13, Givenchy Essentials will be sold at both the main Isetan store and... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 3:13am
LONDON — European stock markets were mostly down in midmorning trading on Friday. The FTSE MIB in Milan declined 0.5 percent to 16,624.88 as Italy declared a state of emergency following earthquakes that left more than 268 people dead. The DAX in Frankfurt fell 0.3 percent to... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1:35am
The percentage of online shoppers who use mobile payment apps in China has increased from 96 percent last year to 99 percent this year, according to new research from Nielsen. Mobile phones have eclipsed desktops and laptops as the most popular devices used for online shopping... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 12:30am
Olga Vidisheva’s aha moment came following a business trip to Paris where she bought a pair of shoes that caused a sensation back home. Friends wanted a pair, but the boutique didn’t ship to the U.S. The germ of the Shoptiques idea was born. “There was this whole set of... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10:33pm
It was designer Sophie Hulme‘s first trip to Shanghai but as her car pulled up to her hotel, she could spot something very familiar in a foreign land. A woman on the street was carrying one of her designs. “It was so weird. My bags were here but I hadn’t been,” she recounted on... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10:33pm
It was designer Sophie Hulme‘s first trip to Shanghai but as her car pulled up to her hotel, she could spot something very familiar in a foreign land. A woman on the street was carrying one of her designs. “It was so weird. My bags were here but I hadn’t been,” she recounted on... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
New York designers stayed true to their aesthetics for spring, resulting in these themes and key looks. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
For the seventh consecutive season, VFiles will champion its next class of emerging designers in a biannual, “Project Runway”-esque fashion show — albeit, more offbeat than what’s seen on Lifetime’s reality television series — during New York Fashion Week. The event, set to... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
Saks Fifth Avenue is getting ready to spotlight its unique complex of four specialty stores launching in Greenwich, Conn. beginning this fall. The complex is being branded “The Saks Shops at Greenwich” and the marketing begins Sunday, WWD has learned. It’s also been learned... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
With 30 years’ experience in the sector, Sergio Salerni is easily the best known and most requested fashion show director in Italy. After cutting his teeth filming advertising spots, particularly fragrances for fashion brands, including Valentino and Cerruti, Salerni turned to... read more

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