Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 5:00am
GLITZ: London-based fine-jewelry designer Kat Florence has gained some star power, from one of Hollywood’s most fashionably apt celebrities. Sarah Jessica Parker has partnered with the label on design and also become the face of the collection in images photographed by Peter... read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 3:06am
PARIS – Upscale children’s wear retailer Bonpoint has named Marie-Sabine Leclercq its head of international marketing and communications. She starts on Nov. 2 and reports to Hugues de la Chevasnerie, chief executive officer. Leclerq joins Bonpoint after resigning from Lanvin as... read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 2:36am
VINYL REVIVAL: Burberry has teamed with Elton John on a limited-edition box set of vinyl records of six of the musician’s classic albums. The albums were selected by John and remastered from the original tapes by the engineer Bob Ludwig, while the vinyl was cut at Abbey Road... read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 10:31pm
PARIS — Experienced Capital Partners has taken a 36.5 percent stake in the French underwear, swimwear and accessories label Le Slip Français. The investment firm was founded by former SMCP, or Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, executives Frédéric Biousse, Elie Kouby and... read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
“You have to be analytical but very intuitive at the same time. You also need good nerves.” Sidney Toledano has demonstrated plenty of those qualities over an eventful 18 years as chief executive officer of Christian Dior Couture, nimbly steering the French fashion house... read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
Can fast fashion be green? Inditex — parent of Zara, Massimo Dutti, Pull & Bear, Bershka, Stravarius and more — thinks so. The world’s largest fashion retailer — which last year had sales of 20.9 billion euros, or $22.72 billion — has launched an ambitious program to help... read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
WWD asked fashion industry leaders: What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you hear the words “Ralph Lauren?”     Joseph Altuzarra ● “I think of Ralph as true American heritage. Even though the Ralph Lauren brand only began in 1966, he has managed to draw from every... read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
SAY MY NAME, SAY MY NAME: Cinq à Sept is getting personal. The contemporary brand founded by Jane Siskin has teamed with Shopbop on a customizable bomber jacket — an outerwear staple that seems to transcend seasons. Available exclusively on, the black nylon zip-up... read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
“I also pioneered the outlet stores.” Not a point one expected Ralph Lauren to cite, but he often eschews predictability. He injected the line into a visitor’s rundown of his accomplishments during a conversation preceding his acceptance on Oct. 18 of WWD’s inaugural John B.... read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
These photographers are among the next wave of talent breaking through in the fashion world. Many of them are already shooting for major magazines and leading brands — and are bound to gain even more exposure in the years ahead. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook... read more