The Italian cosmetics supplier named Cecilia Schena and Elena Secchi vice president of marketing and vice president of sales, respectively.
Pierpaolo Piccioli, Alber Elbaz and Maria Grazia Chiuri turned up to congratulate the Harper’s Bazaar editor in chief on her damehood.
An agreement with creditors gives Neiman's much needed breathing room.
The women-focused digital media company has some ambitious plans for its live experiences and events.
Six fashion and accessories brands have pooled resources to open Our Store, a new shared retail space in Sydney.
The new page attribute launching today is in celebration of women-owned businesses, helping to readily identify them on the site.
Inside Hollywood's biggest week with WWD's staff photographer.
The middle daughter of Pamela Adlon is ready for Hollywood.
The collection will be centered around tailored clothing but will include two pieces of complementary sportswear as well.
On Thursday, JD.com announced that Toplife would merge with Farfetch China.
LONDON — One very familiar face will be missing from the Stella McCartney fall 2019 show in Paris on Monday, that of Stephane Jaspar, who has left his role as chief marketing officer of the brand. “We all wish Stephane a bright and brilliant future, and feel so grateful for all he contributed over the years. We wish him much love and success,” said McCartney. The Manhattan-based Frenchman joined Stella McCartney in 2003, two years after the designer launched her eponymous fashion house as a 50-50 partnership with the group now known as Kering. Over the years, Jaspar worked closely with McCartney and with the chief executives who ran her business, including Marco Bizzarri, who is now leading Gucci, and Frederick Lukoff, the current president and ceo. With his sharp wit and business sense, Jaspar promoted the brand through years of growth and expansion, including the launch of myriad product categories, fragrances, men’s wear, a deal with Adidas and store openings across the globe. He was by McCartney’s side on the sustainability front, too, helping to support the designer’s eco-friendly, leather- and fur-free sourcing and supply-chain strategies and the creation of an environmental profit-and-loss account. He also worked closely with McCartney as she announced her decisionRead More...
Cashmeres, neon and lots of color were popular at Coterie, while Designers & Agents presented a more neutral tone.
DESIGNERS AND AGENTS BRAND: AVN DESIGNERS AND OWNERS: Husband-and-wife duo Caterina Serena and Gianfilippo Gherardi. BACKSTORY: The two partners launched AVN five years ago in Bologna, Italy. Everything is made in Italy and the idea behind the brand is streetwear, that’s cool for young people. Gherardi’s family has been in the fashion business for 40 years with the brands Ter et Bantine and Hache, designed by Gherardi’s mother, Manuela Arcari. During their summer vacation at their St. Barts villa, called Avalon, they decided to come up with a new brand. AVN is an acronym for Avalon. KEY PIECES: The pink puffy coat, used scarves featured on tops and pants, and several patchwork looks. WHOLESALE PRICES: Prices range from $200 for pants and skirts up to $400 for the puffer coat. DESIGNER AND AGENTS BRAND: Hansel from Basel DESIGNER and OWNER: Hannah Byun BACKSTORY: “I grew up loving ‘The Sound of Music,’ and I always called myself Hansel from Basel. I like things that are charming and quirky,” she said. She started the business in 2007 with women’s legwear and added kids and men’s wear. Her father had a sock factory in California and she grew up around sock machines. “I loved to see how they were made. Eventually heRead More...
Hayes made the switch from a successful retail career to Fashion Group International in 1994.
The proceeds of the sale will benefit the nonprofit Fondation Jardin Majorelle, which oversees the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Morocco.
One will be made up of Old Navy, while the other — a yet-to-be-named company — will consist of Gap, Banana Republic and others.
Nordstrom, getting a lift from lower corporate taxes, reported that its fourth-quarter net earnings rose to $248 million compared with $151 million during the same period in fiscal 2017. Nevertheless, executives were disappointed by the outcome in earnings before interest and taxes, which slipped to $333 million in the period ended Feb. 2, 2019, compared with $350 million for the same period in fiscal 2017. They were also disappointed by trends in the full-line business and in particular most of the women’s, which slowed abruptly in the fourth quarter, but said they were able to manage expenses and inventories well to deal with the issues and planning incremental savings of $150 million to $200 million this year. Nordstrom is also promising better profits in 2019, projecting per-share earnings of between $3.65 and $3.90, compared to the $3.32 reported for 2018. Nordstrom expects modest sales growth this year of 1 to 2 percent. Net revenues came to $4.48 billion versus $4.7 billion in the year-ago quarter. Full-price comparable sales decreased 1.6 percent, primarily driven by softer traffic trends in full-line stores, while off-price sales showed continued momentum with a comp-sales increase of 4 percent. Comparable sales overall increased 0.1 percent. Gross profit as a percentage ofRead More...
Behind the launch strategy for the publication which unveiled three different covers for its first issue.
Savile Row-trained, Melbourne-based and already tapped by Lane Crawford in Hong Kong, Kimber is one to watch.
Meanwhile, few clothing companies seemed concerned by threats of potential tariffs.