Men’s Wear Goes Soft at Pitti Uomo

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Overview

Men’s wear’s modern romance with the luxe casual trend is still going strong for fall-winter, with elegant and detailed sportswear/tailoring fusions the prevailing theme at the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade fair.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A look from Jet Set.

Fashion Features

Jet Set to Soar Back Into Men’s Market

The rejuvenated Swiss brand will bow with a presentation during Milan men’s fashion week.

clock January 11, 2012Luisa Zargani

A Van Heusen ad visual.

Textiles

Van Heusen Expanding Neckwear Range

The heritage brand threw a welcome-home party to commemorate the return of the brand’s neckwear license to the company’s fold.

clock January 11, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Looks from Z Zegna.

Designer and Luxury

Z Zegna Blends Sartorial Touches With Techno Influences

Designer Paul Surridge looks to the Roaring Twenties as influence for his debut collection.

clock January 11, 2012Alessandra Turra

A sketch from Hart Schaffner Marx's 125th anniversary collection.

Textiles

Hart Schaffner Marx Celebrates 125 Years

To mark the milestone, its parent company, HMX Group, is creating a capsule collection for the fall season.

clock January 11, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Mergers and Acquisitions

PPR Finalizes Brioni Purchase

Retail-to-luxury group said Wednesday it had completed its acquisition of 100 percent of the Italian tailor.

clock January 11, 2012Joelle Diderich

Elyse Kroll

Ready To Wear

ENK NYC Evolves With the Times

The upcoming show is experimenting with a new area inspired by the “S” section of firm’s WSA shoe show in Las Vegas.

clock January 11, 2012David Lipke

Hardy Amies Men's RTW Fall 2012

Fashion Features

Hardy Amies Men’s RTW Fall 2012

Florence, the world’s renaissance capital, proved a fitting stage for the fabled Savile Row tailor’s fall collection.

clock January 11, 2012WWD Staff

Brunello Cucinelli

Retail

Men’s Wear Goes Soft at Pitti Uomo

Cozy sportswear and soft tailored pieces ruled the show.

clock January 11, 2012Katya Foreman and Sofia Celeste

Valentino Men's RTW Fall 2012

Fashion Features

Valentino Men’s RTW Fall 2012

The house made its hotly anticipated men’s wear catwalk debut on Wednesday night, as guests of honor at Pitti Uomo.

clock January 11, 2012WWD Staff

The “Made in the New America” campaign from Joseph Abboud.

Sportswear

American Tailored Clothing Gets Sporty

Brands are looking to capitalize on a resurgent tailored clothing market in the U.S.

clock January 11, 2012David Lipke

Retail

Retail Plays to Wall Street in Miami

Executive gather at the 14th Annual ICR XChange conference to court investors.

clock January 11, 2012WWD Staff

Billy Jealousy

Textiles

New and Noteworthy at ENK NYC

A quartet of brands are launching new lines and styles for fall.

clock January 12, 2012WWD Staff

Diesel Black and Gold, creative team

Fashion Features

Fall 2012: Milan Inspirations

As preparations for runway shows enter their final phase, top designers and brands took a moment to share their inspirations for the upcoming season.

clock January 12, 2012WWD Staff

Retail

Designers & Agents to Launch Men’s Show

D&A Man will bow in New York this July.

clock January 12, 2012David Lipke

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Pierpaolo Piccoli

Eye

Industry Heavyweights Receive Green Carpet Fashion Awards

clock 3hLuisa Zargani

Social Studies