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Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 11hDavid Moin


Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

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

clock 6hMiles Socha


Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 14hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Italian Labels Remain True to Brand DNA

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In a strong, polished and, at times, entertaining Milan Fashion Week, brands delivered the goods while staying very much in their comfort zone — focusing less on experimentation and more on mining their DNA.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Uman Expands Collection for Fall

Umberto Angeloni, founder of the conceptual Milanese tailored clothing label, said he started to feel the heat from retailers to broaden the Uman offer.

clock January 17, 2012Katya Foreman

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta to Open Men’s Store in New York

New shop marks the increased relevance of the brand’s men’s wear division, which now accounts for about 30 percent of sales.

clock January 18, 2012WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Calvin Klein Reveals New Underwear, Jeans Ads

The brand scoured the latest crop of young models for its new spring campaigns, which mark the debut of 20-year-old Matthew Terry.

clock January 18, 2012Alessandra Turra


Capsule Spotlights Heritage and Outdoor Brands

Sturdy holiday sales gave men’s retailers an auspicious start to the New Year and lent buyers an upbeat attitude at the show in New York.

clock January 18, 2012David Lipke


Collections Preview: Paris Match

WWD paid a visit as designers put the finishing touches on their fall fashion statements.

clock January 19, 2012Laurent Folcher


Quick Draw Fly Underwear by Tommy John to Debut

The styles, which will feature a brief, a trunk and a boxer brief priced from $25 to $32, are designed with a horizontal fly with “fewer layers.”

clock January 19, 2012Karyn Monget


Project Vendors Reinvent the Classics

The heritage message continued to ring true in men’s collections for fall, as brands exhibiting at the Project show stuck to classic men’s wear silhouettes.

clock January 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri


Italian Labels Remain True to Brand DNA

Retailers cite Burberry Prorsum, Alexander McQueen and Bottega Veneta as top shows from Milan Fashion Week.

clock January 19, 2012WWD Staff

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