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Joelle Diderich

Bureau Chief, Paris

Joelle Diderich is Paris Bureau Chief at WWD, overseeing a team of correspondents covering luxury goods, retail and beauty. Joelle began her career as a financial journalist, joining Reuters in London in 1994. During the following 10 years, she lived and worked in Madrid, São Paulo, Brasília and Paris covering everything from general elections and forest fires to the 1999 Brazilian currency crisis. She fulfilled her long-held ambition to become a fashion journalist in 2000, when she started covering Paris Fashion Week for Reuters. She joined WWD in Paris as senior business news editor in 2010 and became Paris bureau chief in 2017. Reporting on companies ranging from H&M to Hermès, she enjoys breaking news, writing in-depth profiles of designers and CEOs, and branching out into the paper's culture pages with features about everyone from Hiroshi Sugimoto to Jessica Chastain.

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Kenneth Ize RTW Fall 2023

The designer worked with upcycled clothes plucked from the streets of Lagos.

Under New Rules, Brand Scandals Could Impact Kering Chief’s Paycheck

In the wake of Balenciaga's controversial ads, a portion of François-Henri Pinault's 2023 pay will be indexed…

Cos Atelier RTW Spring 2023

The day-to-evening line featured a mix of soft tailoring and silk slipdresses.

EXCLUSIVE: Dior Names NewJeans Member Haerin as Brand Ambassador

The 16-year-old performer is the last member of the K-pop group to secure a deal with a luxury brand.

Dior Taps Haerin of NewJeans, Candice Swanepoel, Custom Collaborative Team for Anne Klein

Haerin is the latest member of NewJeans to become a luxury brand ambassador, Anne Klein works with the model…

Kering Eyes Ultra-wealthy as Results Lag Peers

The French luxury group is banking on top-tier customers to reverse a lackluster streak.

What the Fashion Community Had to Say About Karl Lagerfeld

Leading up to the 2023 Met Gala, themed "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty," here's what fashion designers…

EXCLUSIVE: Rochas Parts Ways With Charles de Vilmorin

The 26-year-old designer has left the house after a two-year tenure.

French Fashion Federation Moves Couture Dates Ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics

French fashion's governing body is working with authorities to ensure the sporting event doesn't impact the…

Louis Vuitton Unveils First Campaign With Zendaya

The images were lensed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott and styled by Law Roach.

Alexandra Golovanoff Wants to Liberate Your Home

As she launches a style guide and a new homewares line, the French trendsetter says it's time to ditch the…

LVMH to Name New Head of Fashion Group Division

At the French luxury group's annual meeting, chairman and chief executive officer Bernard Arnault said Sidney…

Revolve Festival Draws Celebs, Plus Balenciaga’s New Hamburg Store & Jacquemus’ Playful Pool Chairs

Also, executive pay dipped at Nordstrom and Victoria's Secret.

Jacquemus Has Customized a Classic Gae Aulenti Sun Lounger

The pool chair covered in yellow striped fabric is part of the designer's first foray into interior design.

Karl Lagerfeld Launches Luxury Furniture Collection

The line, to be presented at Salone del Mobile in Milan, reflects the late designer's love of Bauhaus and Art…