European Brands Upbeat on Future Men’s Business

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Overview

It’s full steam ahead for the men’s wear sector as it chugs into the New Year with a strong momentum that is expected to continue.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

David Beckham models his bodywear line for H&M.

Textiles

H&M Unveils David Beckham’s Undies

Swedish firm launches bodywear collection in collaboration with the British soccer player.

clock January 4, 2012Joelle Diderich

VSTR's mantra is everything fits into a pack. Here, a compilation of items from its spring and fall collections with some travel necessities.

Ready To Wear

Quiksilver to Launch Line for Kelly Slater

The VSTR collection is targeted at a man with an adventurous spirit.

clock January 4, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Donna Karan

Fashion Features

Pitti Uomo: Ones to Watch

New and notable brands to check out at the Florence trade show include Chevignon, Massif, DKNY and Valentino.

clock January 4, 2012WWD Staff

The Ferragamo boutique in Milan.

Retail

European Brands Upbeat on Future Men’s Business

Luxury labels look to creative offerings, expanded categories to sustain momentum.

clock January 4, 2012Katya Foreman and Sofia Celeste

Suits were strong at many specialty stores over the holiday.

Retail

Men’s Specialty Stores Positive, but Still Cautious

At the upcoming New York market, dollars will be spent on updated sportswear, clothing and denim.

clock January 4, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Andrew Pollard

Retail

The View From Project New York

The show continues to gain traction as it rebuilds following a downturn after the recession.

clock January 4, 2012David Lipke

Human Resources

James Shay Named President of Isaia

He will oversee the Italian luxury brand’s operations in North and South America.

clock January 5, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Black Sweater

Sportswear

Making a Mark in New York

A Ralph Lauren alumnus strikes out on his own, Ghurka retools and a documentarian designs a collection. Highlights from the upcoming January market.

clock January 5, 2012WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Delfina Delettrez Fendi, Silvia Venturini Fendi, Legnetta Fendi

Fashion

Carla Fendi Funeral Held in Rome on Thursday

clock 11hAlessandra Turra

Social Studies