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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6:00am
Laces, ribbons, drawstrings, cords — dangling loosely along sleeves, at the neck or (surprise!) up the back — are the design detail of choice this season. Result: clothes that look a little undone, a little sexy — and have plenty of subversive attitude. Follow WWD on Twitter or... read more
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6:00am
Creatures of the Wind is doing something different for resort. As the season winds down, New York-based designers Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters are staging a runway show in London June 29 through a partnership with Farfetch. The audience at the show will be industry, but... read more
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6:00am
Creatures of the Wind is doing something different for resort. As the season winds down, New York-based designers Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters are staging a runway show in London June 29 through a partnership with Farfetch. The audience at the show will be industry, but... read more
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 3:05am
PARIS — Isabel Marant is in advanced discussions with French investment fund Montefiore for the sale of 51 percent of its capital, said Sophie Duruflé, the brand’s managing director. The remaining 49 percent would remain in the hands of Marant, Duruflé and Nathalie Chemouny,... read more
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 2:21am
A shocking referendum vote in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union spooked investors in Asia and sent the yen soaring to new highs. Tokyo’s Nikkei shed 7.9 percent to end at 14,952. Countering the British pound’s nosedive on “Brexit,” the yen is surging as... read more
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 2:00am
Whimsy + Row grew up in the vintage, handmade craft fair circuit and that’s where its roots are, but its founder has much more ambitious plans for the business. The Santa Monica, Calif.-based company is a multibrand e-tailer and also shares brick-and-mortar space at the co-op... read more
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 1:21am
LONDON — Breaking up is so very hard to do. British and European retailers, fashion brands and industry figures have expressed their overwhelming disappointment at U.K. voters’ decision to exit the European Union, and admit it’s still unclear how their businesses will be... read more
Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 9:01pm
Jamie Kern Lima is building an army of It Girls— women spanning Millennials to Baby Boomers who pledge allegiance to her problem-solution products that promise “Your Skin But Better” (a CC cream) or “Bye Bye Under Eye” (a concealer). To her audience, she is everywoman—and... read more
Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 9:01pm
The Millennial impact is in full effect. The demographic dominated the conversation at the WWD Beauty CEO Summit, held in May in in Palm Beach, Fla. Almost 83 million strong in the U.S. alone, the demographic was the main agenda item, a topic that touched on authenticity, the... read more
Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 9:01pm
The retail story this year is a tale of two halves. The first half was characterized by markdowns and too much inventory. The second half is expected to bounce back as inventories are right-sized and retailers continue to reap the benefits of their e-commerce investments. The... read more

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