Fashion

Dior Plots Global Retail Push for Chiuri's First Collection

The initiative combines freestanding pop-ups, partnerships with key retailers and special in-store merchandising.

clock 13hJoelle Diderich and Sharon Edelson

Eye

Franca Sozzani's Mass Draws Designers, Executives in Milan

The Mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December.

clock 23hLuisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Business

Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

clock 13hEvan Clark

Report: The Road Ahead

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Overview

E-commerce innovators and the architect of last year’s biggest acquisition — PVH’s purchase of Tommy Hilfiger — were among the keynote speakers at the Fairchild Fashion Group Men’s Wear Industry CEO Summit.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

Man of the Week: Charlie Sheen

The fallen television star has proven that there is something worse than an ill-fitting bowling shirt and a pair of baggy cargo shorts.

clock April 7, 2011WWD Staff

A look from Converse Black Canvas.

Ready To Wear

Converse Black Canvas Collection Makes Debut

The company is now producing its premium line in-house.

clock April 7, 2011WWD Staff

John Auerbach

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Luring Men to the Web

Gilt Man’s goal is nothing short of total domination.

clock April 7, 2011Sharon Edelson

Emanuel Chirico

Mergers and Acquisitions

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: The Power and Pitfalls of the Acquisition Game

Phillips-Van Heusen’s ceo Emanuel Chirico emphasized the importance of doing due diligence in any transaction.

clock April 7, 2011Vicki M. Young

Victor Luis

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Building Men’s Sales

Asian markets are key to Coach’s plans to grow its men’s business.

clock April 7, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Andy Dunn

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Breaking the Rules

Bonobos founder Andy Dunn didn’t follow the usual channels to launch his men’s wear label.

clock April 7, 2011Sharon Edelson

A look by Mr. Powers by Cynthia Rowley.

Designer and Luxury

Cynthia Rowley Launches Mr. Powers Label

Designer’s rebranded men’s wear line will have a dedicated e-commerce site.

clock April 7, 2011David Lipke

LeBron James

Textiles

Audemars Piguet, LeBron James to Partner

Miami Heat star will represent the watch brand while the company lends support to his charitable efforts.

clock April 7, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Tom Watson

People

Tom Watson on Form and Style

The legendary golfer attributes his longevity to his ability to “watch and observe.”

clock April 7, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Curtis Stone

People

Boys’ Night Out With Curtis Stone

If you thought Tom Colicchio was the master of reality cooking shows, you were wrong.

clock April 7, 2011Jessica Iredale

Robert Burke, Russ Patrick, Bob Mitchell, Tom Ott and Kevin Harter.

Retail

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Retail Opportunities

The men’s wear shopper is back, but the recession has changed him.

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Hal Reiter

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: The Key to Attracting Top-Notch Talent

According to a survey of 135 ceos and presidents, the biggest concern expressed was talent acquisition and development.

clock April 7, 2011David Moin

Ari Hoffman, Lou Amendola and Steven Alan.

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: Collaborations Can Boost the Bottom Line

A panel of retailers and designers discussed the benefits of what’s become a burgeoning, industry-wide strategy.

clock April 7, 2011David Moin

James Gardner, Alex Gonzalez and Trey Laird.

Business Features

Men’s Wear CEO Summit: The Brand Builders

Trey Laird of Laird + Partners, Alex Gonzalez of AR New York and James Gardner of Createthe Group talked brand building, both online and in traditional media.

clock April 7, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Essentialist

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Natalie Massenet José Neves

Business

Natalie Massenet Joins Farfetch as Non-Executive Co-Chairman

clock 4hSamantha Conti

Social Studies