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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 3:03am
TIDAL hasn’t left the news since it first launched with a celebrity-packed conference launch, and not for all the right reasons. It was backed by eager supporters and close friends of Jay Z, most of whom would benefit directly from the service with its claim that artists would... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:55am
NEW HOME: Mulberry’s retail expansion efforts include a new flagship in Paris. The British accessories firm, long present on the Rue Saint Honoré, has moved to a new location on the popular shopping corridor that is double the size at 3,200 square feet, making the new venue its... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:40am
Established as an elite development program for talented young footballers, the Nike Academy permits its residents to experience world-class facilities and coaching, and test out Nike’s latest innovative products. As a nod to academy players who never fail to make a statement... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:00am
Beyond clichés of oil barons and fallen Communism, Russia has a thriving creative scene spanning a variety of unique subcultures – just ask Gosha Rubchinskiy, who speaks at length on his country’s creativity in the latest issue of our print magazine. Russian-born designer... 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

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