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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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Media

Jenna Dewan Tatum Tapped as Danskin Brand Ambassador

Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum is Danskin's newest brand ambassador, appearing as the face — and body — of its fall ad campaign.

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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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In Focus

Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé Gains Global Following

Looks from Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé line.

Lundgren Takes Helm As Federated Returns To Black in 4th Qtr.

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Overview

It's back to some of the fundamentals for Federated Department Stores, which has a new ceo in Terry J. Lundgren, and a new corporate structure.

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Fashion Features

A Fitting Day for Calvin

In his first retail appearance in several years and the first since selling his company, Calvin Klein worked the floors at Bergdorf Goodman on Tuesday.

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Financial

Spiegel Faces Credit Crisis

Stung by obligations connected to its credit card operations, Spiegel said it may not have sufficient funds and is actively seeking help.

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Financial

Consumer Confidence: Lowest Since 1993

Uncertainty about conditions at home and abroad dragged down consumer confidence to its lowest level in nearly 10 years in February.

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Fashion Features

In Brief

CONAWAY ON THE LINE: Kmart Corp.’s lawyers said in bankruptcy court Tuesday that, because former chief executive Charles Conaway failed to warn its board of liquidity problems, the bankrupt discounter intends to try to make Conaway repay a $5…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Inez Van Lamsveerde has designed a cotton cashmere camisole for Lutz & Patmos’ spring line. The guest designer was incorrectly identified in an item on page 12 Tuesday.

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Fashion Features

ATMI, Japanese Mills Reach Trade Accord

WASHINGTON — The American Textile Manufacturers Institute has reached an agreement with the Japan Textile Federation to develop a common agenda with other major developed countries in the World Trade Organization talks.

The ATMI and JTF…

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Fashion Features

Mizrahi Deal at Target

Isaac Mizrahi has a new licensing deal with Target, for his first sportswear collection in more than four years, bowing in August.

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Fashion Features

Turkey OK’s U.S. Troops

WASHINGTON — Turkey’s cabinet, ending a tense deadlock Monday, voted to allow the deployment of U.S. combat troops in advance of a possible war with Iraq.

But agreement on the proposed multibillion economic aid package for…

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Fashion Features

Dallas Ice Not Nice for Retail

DALLAS — A heavy sleet storm Monday night layered one to three inches of ice over roads in North Texas, closing schools and many offices Tuesday and putting a big chill on retail sales. Local merchants were concerned that the possibility of more…

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Financial

American Eagle Profits Falter

Fourth-quarter earnings at youth retailer American Eagle Outfitters declined 11.4 percent on a 4.6 percent decline in comparable-store sales.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: The Herrera Files … Grapes of Fath

THE HERRERA FILES: Damiano Biella’s departure from Carolina Herrera as its creative director two weeks ago left a vacancy that might soon be filled. Sources said Hervé Pierre Braillard, the former design director at Bill Blass who was let…

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Fashion Features

The French Revolution

Vive la mode. That’s the prognosis for moderate sportswear in France, where there’s a major shift away from basics.

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Fashion Features

From Sheep to Shop: New Look’s Quick Turn

LONDON — When England scored its winning goal against Argentina at the World Cup last summer, life here ground to a halt and champagne corks popped everywhere, except for the New Look factories in the southwestern county of Dorset.

Minutes…

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Fashion Features

German Stores: Autobahn Approach

BERLIN — Germany’s moderate fashion manufacturers are on the fast track.

They said speed and logistics are the key to survival in a slow and shrinking retail market. A minimum of 12 deliveries, coupled with frequent flash programs,…

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Fashion Features

Italy’s Diversified Pie

MILAN — Not far from Milan’s designer-dominated Via Monte Napoleone is a street where average Italians shop.

There’s not a Gucci or a Prada to be found on Corso Buenos Aires. It’s a 3/4-mile stretch of road crammed with…

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Fashion Features

Topshop’s Lofty Status

LONDON — There’s no stopping Topshop, the fashion retail emporium that attracts four times as many visitors than The Tower of London.

Once a dull, teen-focused clothing store, Topshop, which attracts 180,000 visitors each week, is…

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Fashion Features

Retail Jitters Hit Military Towns

The departure of military troops is now a reality in towns across the South. Beyond the toll on families, deployment can be tough on businesses, too.

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Financial

Europe Fuels Fossil in 4th Quarter

NEW YORK — Boosted by astronomical sales gains in Europe and elsewhere on the international front, Fossil Inc. on Tuesday reported double-digit gains in both sales and profits for the fourth quarter and year.

For the three months ended…

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Fashion Features

Shares of Wella In State of Flux Amid Sale Talks

BERLIN — Wella was back in the financial news this week.

Rumors that Wella’s majority shareholders, the Ströher family, might be reconsidering their position on the possible sale of the German hair and cosmetics company briefly…

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People

Suzy

The social set is gearing up for a slew of parties, from New York to Paris. Plus, the Crown Princess of Sweden hits boot camp.

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Fashion Features

On and Off the Strip

POOL

The Pool show, held at the Alexis Park Hotel for the second year, is still running strong on the buzz it created among buyers last August. This time, the show opened a day before WWDMAGIC and drew approximately 800 buyers from such…

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Financial

Cole Income Soars

NEW YORK — Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. on Tuesday reported that strong revenue growth sent profits soaring in the fourth quarter.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, the New York-based footwear, apparel and accessories marketer reported…

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Fashion Features

Just Glisten

NEW YORK — Sparkling beads and sequins are usually thought of as evening details, but, in the right hands, they can be equally effective for day. Vera Wang, for example, who knows a thing or two about creating fab evening dresses, also used these…

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Fashion Features

Lundgren Takes Helm As Federated Returns To Black in 4th Qtr.

It’s back to some of the fundamentals for Federated Department Stores, which has a new ceo in Terry J. Lundgren, and a new corporate structure.

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Fashion Features

Sluggish Sales Aside, Federated Turns Profit

NEW YORK — Federated Department Stores Inc. may have a new captain in Terry Lundgren, but the problem of its shrinking top line remains the same.

Despite the absence of a revenue run-up, Federated was able to improve its earnings,…

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