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Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:01pm
MILAN — Valentino’s growth shows no signs of slowing as the fashion house logged a 57 percent increase in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization last year and a 36 percent gain in revenues — and this year, which will be marked by a couture show in the... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:01pm
When Oscar-winning costume designer Sandy Powell wanted the dreamy, cloudlike blue ballgown that actress Lily James wears in this year’s “Cinderella” to appear as if it were “lit from within,” she looked to Swarovski, dotting James’ dress with hundreds of tiny Swarovski... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:01pm
It’s time for retailers to trim payroll, turn the lights down and eliminate supply-chain inefficiencies. Retailers are getting pummeled by higher selling, general and administrative costs, according to an analysis by WWD of publicly traded mass, off-price and specialty apparel... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:01pm
The activewear game is getting more competitive — especially online. With ath-leisure continuing to boom — NPD data show sales in the category rose 8 percent in the year ending in October to $35.1 billion, or 17 percent of the overall apparel market, even as other sectors... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:01pm
No more excuses. With the weather breaking this week, an early Easter and some pent-up consumer demand for spring goods, stores are betting on a lift in business in the coming weeks to help offset what’s been a tough winter and a generally depressed mood. If they don’t,... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:01pm
BOOK ME UP: The Sonia Rykiel flagships in Paris, London and Tokyo are getting a temporary makeover, the first of which will be unveiled at the French fashion label’s fall show today. The store on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris is being transformed into a café-cum-library as... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:01pm
BOOK ME UP: The Sonia Rykiel flagships in Paris, London and Tokyo are getting a temporary makeover, the first of which will be unveiled at the French fashion label’s fall show today. The store on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris is being transformed into a café-cum-library as... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 5:46pm
New York Fashion Tech Lab, the accelerator for start-ups in the fashion industry, is back for another round with the new program beginning today. The accelerator is a collaborative effort between major fashion retailers and serial technology entrepreneurs. The tech lab is... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 5:30pm
FEET FIRST: Charlotte Olympia charmed her dinner guests from the moment they arrived at Caviar Kaspia in Paris on Saturday night. In lieu of traditional place cards, she used miniature shoes with insoles embossed with their names, including Mario Testino, Julia Restoin Roitfeld... read more
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 4:53pm
It is incredible what experiences only a few people on this planet have lived through, yet technology today allows us to take a part in. The team at Teton Gravity Research took a helicopter to the Himalayas and filmed their journey in ultra hd. The result is, as you can... read more

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