Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.
The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.
Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum is Danskin's newest brand ambassador, appearing as the face — and body — of its fall ad campaign.
Retail, luxury stocks were also on the upswing.
Stocks are lower as Sequential Brands names a new president and L Brands gets upgrades.
Retail and luxury stocks mostly posted gains.
Foot Locker delivered strong sales in the second quarter that included apparel gains in Canada and Champs Sports.