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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

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Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

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Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

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A Dilemma In London

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Overview

The men’s shows here continue to generate positive buzz — but they remain dogged by the drama of the calendar.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Kay Kwok Men’s RTW Fall 2014

In a continuation of the themes he explored in his spring collection, Kwok tapped a futuristic vein for fall.

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YMC Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Fraser Moss played with the tracksuit for his YMC show, using crisp fabrics to riff on the often-maligned sofa-slobbing staple.

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Rake Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Clive Darby put an urbane spin on outdoorsy dressing for fall.

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Casely-Hayford Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The father and son design duo, Joe (the father) and Charlie (his son), delved into London’s past subcultures to inspire their collection.

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Thom Sweeney Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Thom Hiddett and Luke Sweeney presented classic blazers and coats with their signature softly sloping shoulders.

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Agi & Sam Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Agi Mdumulla and Sam Cotton married the contrasting cultural references of tribal Africa and Western oil conglomerates.

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E. Tautz Men’s RTW Fall 2014

A gentleman’s decline and fall – as charted in Hogarth’s “A Rake’s Progress,” – was Patrick Grant’s starting point for fall.

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Pringle of Scotland Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Massimo Nicosia loves to bundle up in warm yarns and threads — but he always does it with a light touch.

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Kit Neale Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Known for his humorous prints and vibrant use of color, the designer intertwined elephants and castles across bomber jackets and track pants.

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Tom Ford Men’s RTW Fall 2014

“We did lots and lots of color for spring, so the natural response for fall was lots and lots of black — one of my favorite colors,” said the designer.

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Katie Eary Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Eary’s punchy collection was an unabashed celebration of the punk era, as exemplified by Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren’s Seditionaries label.

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Oliver Spencer Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Accompanied by a live set by Specials’ drummer John Bradbury, Spencer’s typically eclectic cast showed urban inflected pieces executed in old school fabrics.

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Burberry Prorsum Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Christopher Bailey funneled his artistic passions into a laid-back collection that riffed on the lives of a clutch of early 20th century British painters.

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Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Project Tents to Be Relocated

The men’s wear showcase is moving alongside the rest of the trade show at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas rather than in a parking lot outside.

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Kent & Curwen Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Simon Spurr repackaged the concept of cricket, subtly referencing the heritage label’s sporting and military provenance.

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Retail/Business

Fence-Hopping at Paul Stuart

The venerable specialty store has agreed to work with students from New York’s School of Visual Arts to reimagine its Man on the Fence logo.

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KTZ Men’s RTW Fall 2014

For all the frivolity of the club culture in which his creations are most frequently seen, Perjoski’s ideas stem from more hallowed sources.

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Designer and Luxury

Jeff Griffin to Design Baracuta Blue Label

The designer likened the project to “making a cake,” blending Baracuta’s 77-year history with his own take on modern styling.

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Designer and Luxury

Making a Stand in Milan

Five new and noteworthy brands from the upcoming men’s shows in Italy.

clock January 9, 2014Alessandra Turra

Lifestyle

Milan’s Best Bets

Björk-inspired wares and a luxe salon are some of the offerings.

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Retail/Business

Scheduling Issues Dog London Men’s Shows

Buyers on both sides of the Atlantic said London Collections: Men raised its standards once again, with designers delivering solid, salable collections.

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Milan Men’s Fall 2014 Inspirations

Designers cast a wide net for their inspirations this season.

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