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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 15hMiles Socha

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 21hMiles Socha

Media

Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 12hAlexandra Steigrad

Spring Options Abound For Specialty Stores

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Overview

An array of appealing items for spring on display at the New York trade shows this week buoyed retailers’ optimism that the momentum in men’s wear will roll on.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

HMX Relaunching Palm Beach Label

The venerable label, founded in the early 1900s, has been re-created by its owners and is being relaunched for spring.

clock July 21, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

People

Man of the Week: Rupert Murdoch

The embattled leader of News Corp. should be hacking into Salvatore Ferragamo’s design studio for tips.

clock July 21, 2011WWD Staff

Financial

JA Apparel Said to Favor Licensing Model

Private equity firm J.W. Childs has decided not to sell the company and instead will pursue a licensing business model, sources said.

clock July 21, 2011Vicki M. Young

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Massif: A Fresh Take on Street Combat

The elite U.S. forces of the CIA, SWAT teams, Coast Guard and firefighters are protected by flame-retardant, high-performance apparel created by the company.

clock July 21, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Lucio Castro’s Natural History Play

Following six years at A|X Armani Exchange the designer is launching his own label for spring.

clock July 21, 2011David Lipke

Retail/Business

Spring Options Abound at NY Trade Shows

An array of appealing items for spring on display this week buoyed retailers’ optimism that the momentum in men’s wear will roll on.

clock July 21, 2011Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

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