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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 17hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 16hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 18hKristi Garced

Ovadia & Sons Creates Collection For J. Press

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The far-reaching offering of sportswear and tailored clothing will hit the market for spring.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A look from Bosideng.


Bosideng Breaks Into Europe

Chinese brand to open a 6,292-square-foot flagship and headquarters on the corner of South Molton and Oxford streets in London.

clock May 30, 2012Samantha Conti

Jos. A. Bank


Jos. A. Bank Net Declines in Q1

Sales said to be rebounding after rare earnings “miss.”

clock May 30, 2012Arnold J. Karr

The Fred Perry store on Newbury Street.


Fred Perry Enters Newbury Street Fray

The brand has joined a growing list of British compatriots to arrive in Boston.

clock May 30, 2012Kate Bowers

Mergers and Acquisitions

Eton Sells Majority Stake to Private Equity Firm

Litorina IV specializes in acquiring and developing Swedish companies.

clock May 30, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Watches from Dolce & Gabbana.

Designer and Luxury

Dolce & Gabbana Launching Luxury Watches

The men’s line, comprising 52 models, will be available at select boutiques starting June 18.

clock May 30, 2012Luisa Zargani

Ariel and Shimon Ovadia.


Ovadia & Sons Creates Collection for J. Press

The far-reaching offering of sportswear and tailored clothing will hit the market for spring.

clock May 30, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Burger & Lobster


London Calling: The Scene

A compilation of the best places to see and be seen while attending the inaugural Men’s Fashion Week in June.

clock May 30, 2012WWD Staff

The Ernest Alexander store in SoHo.


Ernest Alexander Opens First Store

The store, a carefully curated, 600-square-foot boutique in SoHo, is the first to showcase the company’s entire collection.

clock May 30, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Big Ben

Fashion Features

London Kicks Off 2013 Season With Men’s Collections

The single day of men’s shows tacked on at the end of each London Fashion Week this season evolves into a three-day international men’s wear showcase.

clock May 30, 2012Samantha Conti

John Tighe

Human Resources

J.C. Penney Names Top Men’s Merchant

The retailer has named John Tighe senior vice president and general merchandise manager of men’s wear.

clock May 30, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Salvatore Ferragamo Men's Resort 2013

Fashion Features

Salvatore Ferragamo’s Summery Vibe

For his men’s resort line, Massimiliano Giornetti channeled a summery, uberchic yet relaxed theme.

clock May 31, 2012Alessandra Turra

Brioni's sunglass collection.


Brioni Launching Sunglasses Line

Firm is entering the eyewear business.

clock May 31, 2012Alessandra Turra

A look from Spencer Hart.


Spencer Hart’s Multipronged Growth Plan

Following the launch of a new concept store in Hollywood later this year, the British men’s wear label will look to grow in Asia.

clock May 31, 2012Kristiano Ang

The cover of Men's Health.


Magazines Respond to Men’s Grooming Boom

Men’s Health, GQ and Esquire all report a boost in ad pages for grooming products, and a number of titles are launching related promotions.

clock May 31, 2012Amy Wicks

The cover of GQ.


Nordstrom Teams Up With GQ for E-commerce Push

Beginning with the July issue, 12 or 18 “GQ Selects” products from the pages of the magazine will be sold in a dedicated shop at

clock May 31, 2012David Lipke


Wired to Release Inaugural Issue on iPad

Magazine is revisiting its first issue in honor of its 20th anniversary.

clock May 31, 2012Amy Wicks

Gabriella Wilde and Roo Panes for Burberry.


Burberry Taps New Faces for Fall Campaign

Mario Testino shot British actress Gabriella Wilde and musician Roo Panes in London at the Royal Naval College.

clock May 31, 2012Amy Wicks

“An urban fete — a garden fete taking place in town. The colors of flowers are mixed with the grays of London’s skyscrapers. There are colors galore — pastel pink and green to vibrant orange and blue.” — Richard James

Designer and Luxury

The English Take: Designers and Their Inspirations

From skyscrapers to skateboards, a look at what British designers are planning to show for the spring season.

clock May 31, 2012WWD Staff


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