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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 17hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 12hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Contemporary Stores Upbeat About Spring

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Shorter shorts, vintage brands and soft dressing all seen as key to driving sales. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail/Business

Project New York Preview: New and Noteworthy

About 200 brands will show at the fair beginning on Sunday. Here are six booths not to miss.

clock July 14, 2011Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

Fashion

Men’s Wear Trend: Summer and the City

A wave of modernism is sweeping across Project and the other New York trade shows for spring.

clock July 14, 2011Alex Badia

People

Boys’ Night Out With U.S. Royalty

WWD blew off curfew to hang out with John Thornley, the blue-eyed front man for the all-male rock band.

clock July 14, 2011Jessica Iredale

People

Shaun White Eyes Double Gold in Sochi

The 24-year-old snowboarder has parlayed his success on the slopes into a multimillion-dollar business that includes deals with Oakley, Target, Burton and more.

clock July 14, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Retail/Business

Contemporary Stores Upbeat About Spring

Shorter shorts, vintage brands and soft dressing are all seen as key to driving sales.

clock July 14, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Retail/Business

Canali Relocates to Manhattan’s Meatpacking District

Italian luxury brand spent $10.6 million on its new showroom, which is close to 11,000 square feet.

clock July 14, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Retail/Business

Paul Stuart Spotlights Phineas Cole

Newly installed concept shop brings all classifications together in one prominent location on Madison Avenue.

clock July 14, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

People

Man of the Week: Derek Jeter

The Yankees captain may have reached the 3,000-hit milestone on the field last weekend, but he struck out on the red carpet.

clock July 14, 2011WWD Staff

Retail/Business

Mark Shale CEO Scott Baskin to Retire

The Chicago men’s and women’s retailer is undergoing a rebranding effort.

clock July 14, 2011Beth Wilson

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Papi to Launch Swimwear

The line will make its debut alongside the company’s underwear offering at the Miami SwimShow & Lingerie Show.

clock July 14, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Polo a Go-Go at Johnnie-O

The brand with the little surfer dude as its logo is starting to make waves on the men’s apparel scene.

clock July 14, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

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