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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

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

clock 7hDavid Moin

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

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

clock 1hMiles Socha

Retail

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 10hVicki M. Young

In Focus

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

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

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Overview

Despite the patchy economic environment, a feel-good energy pulsed through the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade fair, reflecting an optimistic outlook from vendors for 2013. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion

Alexander McQueen Men’s RTW Fall 2013

This dramatic collection may have been rich with references to British heritage weaves and fabrics, but it was forward-looking and utterly fresh.

clock January 8, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Brioni’s Brendan Mullane Looked to Past for Future Direction

Now owned by PPR, brand preps for first collection under men’s creative director Brendan Mullane.

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Clothing/Furnishings

Isaia to Offer New Collection

Luxury men’s brand said it will introduce Eidos, a younger-skewed and lower-priced tailored clothing and furnishings collection, for fall 2013.

clock January 9, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Joseph Abboud Goes Upscale With Red Label Launch

The line, manufactured in partnership with Italy’s Cipriani SpA, made its debut at Pitti Uomo in Florence this week.

clock January 9, 2013David Lipke

Sportswear

This and That From Pitti Uomo

Highlights from the men’s exhibitions in Florence.

clock January 10, 2013WWD Staff

Retail/Business

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

Heritage patterns in suits, technical outerwear and creative knitwear seen as key opportunities for fall.

clock January 9, 2013Katya Foreman and Alessandra Turra and Gordon Sorlini

Designer and Luxury

Lapo Elkann Mulling IPO for Italia Independent

Founder is is hoping to develop the brand globally and is considering either a public offering or selling a stake to a “foreign group or individual.”

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger Unveils Revamped Tailored Collection in London

Formerly under license with Holy Fashion Group but now in-house, Tailored features day, evening, work and weekend wear.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion

London Men’s Shows Finding Their Footing

The city’s second edition of London Collections: Men sparked some controversy, due to its timing, but also created fans.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

People

Alber Elbaz Honored at YMA Dinner

You could have heard a pin drop when the Lanvin artistic director accepted his award at the YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner.

clock January 10, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

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