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The Top 10 Shows From the Men's Spring 2017 Runways

From Miuccia Prada’s activewear to Demna Gvasalia’s power suit at Balenciaga, here are the 10 most directional shows of the spring season.

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The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

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Fashion

Earthquake Rattles Rome, Stirs Designers to Extend Support

Fashion personalities took to social media as the death toll reached 73 following the 6.2 magnitude quake.

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Kardashian Beauty Licensee Likely KO’d by Legal Judgment

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LADIES’ DAY: It’s shaping up to be a busy month at the women’s service magazines. Just days after House Beautiful and Rosie announced that they would bring in new editors, Ladies’ Home Journal is expected to announce its own…

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People

New York Dolls

NEW YORK — The red carpet set may be fickle, dressing in Versace for one premiere and in Chanel the next. But with the swooning loyalty of the love-struck, social butterflies like interior designer Celerie Kemble and rocker Karen O of the Yeah…

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People

EYE SCOOP

FISH FOOD: It’s a golden moment for Nobu Matsuhisa, who’s celebrating the fifth anniversary of his London restaurant and making his second screen appearance — in “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” which hits theaters July 26. Nobu, whose…

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People

Sugar Bowl

PARIS — Forget pistols at dawn: Try macaroons at high noon. There’s a pastry war raging, pitting 140-year-old institution Ladurée against Pierre Hermé, a hot newcomer described as the “Picasso of pastry.” Long lines in front of…

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People

Blanck Canvas

NEW YORK — Sebastian Blanck is standing in front of one of his paintings of two nudes in the shower, which happen to be images of the artist and his girlfriend, painter Isca Greenfield-Sanders. Deliberately interspersed semi-opaque dots billow…

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Fashion Features

Bush Chides Nation’s CEOs, Threatens Harsher Penalties

WASHINGTON — Lecturing corporate chief executives to set a “moral tone” for running squeaky clean companies, President Bush detailed in a Wall Street speech on Tuesday how the government will crack down and punish executives who knowingly cook…

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Fashion Features

Chanel: A Dream Walking

CHANEL: C’est magnifique! Quite simply, it took your breath away.

When Karl Lagerfeld is on for couture, his collections deliver a very specific kind of magic — the magic of perfected reality. The collection he showed on Tuesday…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Boy Oh Boy … Weaving a Spell … No Show …

BOY OH BOY: Cuddling with your boyfriend is fast becoming a front-row rite of passage chez Donatella Versace. Last March at the Versace ready-to-wear show in Milan, Chelsea Clinton did a little smooching and parked her hand on Ian Klause’s…

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Fashion Features

Breaking the ‘On Sale’ Stigma

NEW YORK — The road from the trading floors of Wall Street to the showrooms of Seventh Avenue is paved with markdowns, but the fallout could also help the upscale sector turn the corner.

Executives at designer firms said the connection…

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Fashion Features

In Store to Sell

NEW YORK — The patchwork trend, the textures and handmade qualities of the fall runways notwithstanding, an informal poll of designer businesses shows that the looks that got the most play for the season with editorial placements and retail…

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Fashion Features

Keeping Ahead of the Squeeze

NEW YORK — As middle-income Americans stagger under the corporate scandals that have caused the stock market to plummet, pension plans to dwindle and consumer confidence to weaken, moderate and better sportswear makers aren’t counting on…

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Financial

Federated Threatens Cuts Over N.J. Tax Increases

NEW YORK — Federated Department Stores is anticipating major cutbacks in New Jersey, stemming from what the retailer’s chairman called “onerous” corporate-tax increases passed last week and retroactive to Jan. 1, 2002.

In a letter…

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Financial

Cherokee, Mossimo in Fee Fight

LOS ANGELES — Designer Mossimo Giannulli and brand licensing agent Cherokee Group have separately called for arbitration to settle a dispute over finder’s fee royalties from the Target license. The case is slated to be heard in…

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Financial

EBay Purchases PayPal

NEW YORK — Online auction giant eBay said Monday it has agreed to acquire PayPal Inc. for roughly $1.5 billion in eBay stock, or 0.39 shares of eBay for each share of PayPal. PayPal is an Internet payment platform, accessible in 38 countries,…

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Financial

Specialists’ June Comp-Store Sales Soar

NEW YORK — A quartet of specialty retailers Tuesday reported sizzling June sales, with some even boosting their second-quarter forecasts.

Chico’s FAS and Pacific Sunwear posted double-digit comparable-store sales gains for June, up…

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Fashion Features

Chic

PARIS — One way to make couture magic is to create a polished, perfected version of reality, and Karl Lagerfeld did just that in the breathtaking fall collection he showed for Chanel on Tuesday. Subtle, stylish and serene, it centered on the…

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Fashion Features

Adieu to Balmain: Oscar Exits Couture To Build Own Brands

PARIS — Oscar de la Renta wanted his exit as Balmain’s couturier to be low-key, and he got his wish.

There were no speeches and no flowers when he took his final bow Tuesday night during couture week here, only a discreet thank-you…

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Fashion Features

Shackelford Appointed New ATMI President

WASHINGTON — The American Textile Manufacturers Institute has hired Parks D. Shackelford, a veteran congressional staffer who also held several administration posts, as its new president.

Shackelford will take his post in a few weeks. He…

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