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Retail

Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 9hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 11hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bomber Jackets, Off-the-Shoulder and Rompers Trending

Google's Fashion Trends Report found that Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift influenced the top trends.

clock 14hMaghan McDowell

Iconix Brand Group Said Close to Deal for JA Apparel Corp.

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Overview

JA Apparel Corp., the owner of the Joseph Abboud and Joe by Joseph Abboud brands, is said to be close to inking a deal with Iconix Brand Group.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion

Men’s Wear Trend: Swim Class

The swim market is welcoming a new crop of small independent brands.

clock May 26, 2011Alex Badia

Denim

Vintage Washes, Colored Denim Key to Reviving Jeans Sales

Men’s denim sales took a slight dip in the past year as consumers concentrated more apparel spending on sportswear categories.

clock May 26, 2011David Lipke

Clothing/Furnishings

2(x)ist Dives Into Men’s Swim

The trendy men’s underwear brand will be unveiling its first men’s swimwear collection at the Swim Show in Miami.

clock May 26, 2011Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Iconix Brand Group Said Close to Deal for JA Apparel

Boston factory could be an obstacle but the purchase would add a top men’s label to firm’s portfolio.

clock May 26, 2011Vicki M. Young

Intimates and Activewear

Vilebrequin Fetes 40 Years

Proceeds from a limited edition anniversary bathing suit will go towards helping protect the sea turtle, which is the brand’s emblem.

clock May 26, 2011Katya Foreman

Financial

Sales Gains Boost Belk Net

Department store operator managed to keep increases in expenses below the pace of its sales gain, paving the way for a 31.3 percent boost in profits.

clock May 26, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Retail/Business

G-Star Unveils the Q-Store

New concept supplies independent specialty stores with a ready-made display format.

clock May 26, 2011David Lipke

People

Boys’ Night Out With Harry Josh

The hairdresser to the stars won’t dish on his famous clients — Gisele Bündchen, Rose Byrne, Ashley Olsen — whom he also counts as friends.

clock May 26, 2011Jessica Iredale

People

Man of the Week: Joshua Jackson

The actor made a youthfully winning statement in Lanvin at the Cannes Film Festival.

clock May 26, 2011Katya Foreman and Alex Badia

Department Stores

Hilfiger Men’s Set for The Bay in Canada

Firm has signed a deal to offer men’s wear exclusively in the retailer’s 90 units beginning in August.

clock May 26, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Sportswear

David Chu to Bring Lincs Line to China

Designer is relaunching his men’s collection for fall with a new management team, fresh designs and a plan for growth in both the U.S. and overseas.

clock May 26, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock 15hArthur Friedman

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