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Donald J. Trump Ivanka TrumpPresident Trump Departs DC as Attorney General Sessions Begins Russia Testimony, Washington, USA - 13 Jun 2017US President Donald J. Trump, along with his daughter Ivanka, walks across the South Lawn as he departs the White House for Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Washington, DC, USA, 13 June 2017. The President is departing Washington at the same time that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is beginning his testimony on Russia to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Government and Trade

Ivanka Trump Clears Hurdle for New Brand Trademarks

The official White House employee is still working on securing trademarks for her eponymous brand.

clock June 21, 2017Kali Hays

Jack Ma Alibaba Gateway Conference

Technology

Jack Ma Says There’s No Point in Fighting Globalization

The Alibaba founder is waving the flag of globalization in the face of opposing political movements in the U.S. and the U.K.

clock June 21, 2017Kali Hays

Hispanic shoppers are cutting back on their apparel purchases because of Trump's anti-immigration and deportation policies.

Retail

Trump Policies Hit Hispanic Apparel Sales

The threat of deportation and crackdown on immigration have stunted Hispanic demand for apparel, analysts say.

clock June 19, 2017Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Mexico Concerned Over $700M in Off-Price and Used Clothing Imports From U.S.

The bulk of the unloaded merchandise includes aspirational labels such as American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s or Calvin Klein.

clock June 16, 2017Ivan Castano

Tom Brokaw at the 17th annual Mirror Awards.

Media

Tom Brokaw on the State of Journalism in Trump Era at the Mirror Awards

“We are seeing the most profound and pernicious threat to our profession and democracy.”

clock June 13, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

All the Looks from the Gucci Resort 2018 Show in Florence

Legal

WWD Law Review: Trademarks, Trade and Dapper Dan

Recent activity has centered on trademark filings, President Trump’s policies on TPP and NAFTA — and Gucci’s “Dapper Dan” controversy.

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Government and Trade

Fashion Digs In as Donald Trump Dumps Climate Accord

Fashion executives weighed in with their opposition to Donald Trump’s move to remove the U.S. from a global climate accord.

clock June 2, 2017Evan Clark and Kali Hays

Sir Harold Evans.

Media

Sir Harold Evans Wouldn’t Want to Edit Donald Trump

“I would be overwhelmed by failing to turn mush into something solid.”

clock May 31, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8523095as)Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Ivanka Trump, senior adviser Jared Kushner and Vice President Mike Pence listen during a news conference with President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in WashingtonTrump US Germany, Washington, USA - 17 Mar 2017

Media

Jared Kushner’s Observer Lays Off Staffers

The Observer laid off four staffers following the departure of editor in chief Ken Kurson last week.

clock May 30, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Donald J. Trump and Melania TrumpG7 Summit in Taormina, Italy - 26 May 2017US President Donald J. Trump (L) and First Lady Melania Trump (2-L) arrive at the Greek Theater to attend a concert, on the sideline of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily island, Italy, 26 May 2017. Heads of States and of Governments of the G7, the group of most industrialized economies, plus the European Union, meet in Taormina, Italy, from 26 to 27 May 2017 for a summit titled 'Building the Foundations of Renewed Trust'.

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Melania Trump Is All About Dolce & Gabbana in Sicily

She wore Dolce & Gabbana outfits for all her official appearances in Sicily Friday as well as in Rome earlier in the week.

clock May 26, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Calvin Klein RTW Fall 2017

Financial

PVH’s Chirico Plans for Calvin Klein to Hit $2B in Europe

Even though the European business has yet to hit the $1 billion mark, ceo Emanuel Chirico is looking well beyond that milestone.

clock May 25, 2017Kali Hays

The atmosphere at the memorial.

Parties

Toasting Aileen Mehle’s Glamorous Life

“She was really allergic to B.S. and was really allergic to anything unattractive,” noted Blaine Trump of the famed society columnist.

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Observer editor in chief Ken Kurson

Media

Jared Kushner’s Observer Loses Editor in Chief

Kurson sent a rambling resignation letter to staff.

clock May 24, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Pope Francis, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Dolce & Gabbana to Meet Pope Francis in Rome

The First Lady has been somewhat of a loyalist to Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, choosing a suit from them for her White House portrait.

clock May 24, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Copy of original Levi made by Levi Strauss after emigrating to America, Judisches Museum, Berlin, GermanyBerlin, Germany - 2007

Markets

Levi’s Focuses on Water With Fellowships

The inaugural Collaboratory class is getting more than $350,000 in support from the denim giant.

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Balmain's Night at the Opera With Céline Dion

Men's

Paris Men’s Sizzles — In More Ways Than One

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