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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 13hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

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

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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.

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Redefining the Modern Man

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This year’s Men’s Wear Summit examined the trends, technologies and trailblazers impacting today’s fashion consumer.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Douglas Ewert


Happy Employees the ‘Secret Sauce’ at Men’s Wearhouse

For the 12th year in a row, the retailer has been ranked among Fortune magazine’s top 100 companies to work for.

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Eric Jennings

Human Resources

Saks’ Eric Jennings Talks ‘The New Normal’ for Men’s Fashion

Because so many men lost their jobs as a result of the recession, they needed to dress up to make a statement that they were serious about their futures.

clock March 28, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Nickelson Wooster


J.C. Penney’s Nickelson Wooster Stresses the Importance of Merchandise

The senior vice president of product development and design believes that if merchandise is irresistible to shoppers, it will sell.

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Courtney Colavita


Courtney Colavita Discusses Gucci’s Digital Strategy

The key to the brand’s successful online presence is based on highlighting its heritage and history, as well as the fashion pulse — all at the same time.

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Maurizio Donadi, Kent Kilroe, Billy Reid and Michael Williams.


Industry Makes a Commitment to Made in America

Filson, Freemans Sporting Club and Billy Reid all have their reasons for manufacturing in the U.S.

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Humberto Leon and Carol Lim

Designer and Luxury

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim: The Cool Kids of Opening Ceremony Remake Kenzo

The men’s business has grown in importance at Opening Ceremony over the years.

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Durand Guion


Macy’s Caters to the ‘Modern Man’

The department store is breaking fashion taboos by incorporating vivid colors into a guy’s wardrobe, or mixing prints and patterns in unpredictable ways.

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Thom Browne

Designer and Luxury

Thom Browne Thrives With the Conceptual and Commercial

There’s a paradox to the brand in that it’s rooted in conservative gray flannel suits, but the runway shows are as fantastical as they come.

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Scott Schuman

Designer and Luxury

Talking the Blogosphere With Scott Schuman

He credits the success of his street style blog The Sartorialist to the 15 years he spent working in the fashion industry.

clock March 28, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Kevin Carrigan

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein’s Kevin Carrigan on the Modern Man

While there are unified product themes across the brand internationally, portions of the assortments are tailored to specific markets.

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