Fashion

Dior Plots Global Retail Push for Chiuri's First Collection

The initiative combines freestanding pop-ups, partnerships with key retailers and special in-store merchandising.

clock 11hJoelle Diderich and Sharon Edelson

Eye

Franca Sozzani's Mass Draws Designers, Executives in Milan

The Mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December.

clock 21hLuisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Business

Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

clock 11hEvan Clark

Retailers Embrace Footwear Craze

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Overview

Men are having a Cinderella moment, propelling footwear to become one of the fastest-growing categories in an already buoyant market for men’s fashions.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Los Angeles store is on Melrose.

Textiles

Parke & Ronen to Reopen L.A. Unit

The cold winter has had people dreaming of warm escapes, and swimwear specialist Parke & Ronen is ready to outfit them for their sun-seeking getaways.

clock March 13, 2014Rachel Brown

Selfridges' shoe presentation.

Designer and Luxury

Footwear Is Growth Area for Retailers

Stores around the world expand offering in men’s designer shoes and sneakers.

clock March 13, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci’s angora sweater and cotton tank top and Tillmann Lauterbach’s wool shorts and pants.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Gray Area

In a season when traditional muted tones dominated the runways, a rich gray palette was the leading choice in many designer collections.

clock March 13, 2014Alex Badia

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Spring bags from Michael Kors featured in The Walk campaign.

Business

Michael Kors Reprises ‘The Walk’ Street-Style Handbag Campaign

clock 11hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies