Pitti Vendors Look to New Areas to Spur Growth

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Overview

Strengthened by tailwinds from emerging markets and powered by robust performances across many categories, key European men’s wear vendors have hoisted their sails back up to precrisis levels.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Luis Sans with his wife, Sandra Domínguez.

Retail

Santa Eulalia Merges Heritage, Modernity

Spain’s venerable retailer retains a sense of its past with a rejuvenated design.

clock June 9, 2011Barbara Barker

K-Way

Designer and Luxury

Ones to Watch at Pitti Immagine Uomo

These five brands are among highlights at Europe’s largest men’s trade fair in Florence.

clock June 9, 2011Alessandra Turra

Kiton’s linen blazer, Faconnable’s cotton shirt and Tween’s cotton denim jeans. Closed belt; Church’s tie; Tateossian tie bar.

Fashion Features

Mens Wear Trend: Summer Youth

Exhibitors at the upcoming Pitti Immagine Uomo are showcasing lifestyle-focused collections with a younger appeal.

clock June 9, 2011Alex Badia

A look from Orlebar Brown.

Retail

Orlebar Brown to Open First Store

The British swimwear brand’s shop will be in a trendy retail area in the Notting Hill neighborhood of London.

clock June 9, 2011David Lipke

Michael Bastian

Designer and Luxury

Michael Bastian, Robert Geller Aim to Build on CFDA Wins

The designers discuss their strategies for growth.

clock June 9, 2011David Lipke

The Dusseldorf store will be the model for all future retail units.

Ready To Wear

Victorinox to Expand Its Reach

The brand known worldwide for the Swiss Army knife has signed British designer Christopher Raeburn to create a capsule collection for fall.

clock June 9, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

People

Man of the Week: Anthony Weiner

The latest bureaucrat in a string of incredibly entertaining sex-scarred male politicians dressed with discipline and restraint.

clock June 9, 2011WWD Staff

Carmelo Anthony

Hair

Carmelo Anthony Preens for Ultra Sheen

The New York Knicks star forward is the new face of Ultra Sheen Men hair care products.

clock June 9, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Anthony Weiner

People

Ranking Anthony Weiner’s Political Sex Scandal

In the grand scheme of these sorts of things, where does the the TwitPic disaster land?

clock June 9, 2011Jessica Iredale

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Business

What to Watch: Malls Grapple With Store Closures and Curtailed Leases

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Social Studies