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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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In Focus

Kardashian Beauty Licensee Likely KO’d by Legal Judgment

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Fashion’s Parthenon: As Met Exhibit Nears, Designers Play Gods

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The Met's Costume Institute Gala, set for Monday evening, will be a tribute to goddesses. Here's a preview.

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Fashion’s Parthenon: As Met Exhibit Nears, Designers Play Gods

The Met’s Costume Institute Gala, set for Monday evening, will be a tribute to goddesses. Here’s a preview.

clock April 25, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Face Off

GREENWICH, Conn. — So much for the mild manner; Dove has its claws out. The Unilever brand has set its sights on ripping a chunk of the beauty market away from archrival Procter & Gamble. In a bold move to shed its sudsy image, Dove is…

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Financial

Revlon Still Red, but With a Silver Lining

Revlon Inc.’s turnaround efforts claimed a small victory Thursday as first-quarter sales increased despite its 18th consecutive quarterly loss.

clock April 25, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

CFDA Awards Feature Night of a Long Table

The CFDA has revealed some plans for its awards evening, including a solution to the problems of being seated at a bad table.

clock April 25, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Cone Net Up Despite Sales Dip

Cone Mills, one of the few textile firms that has avoided bankruptcy, said net income rose 25.1 percent in the first quarter despite a 3.4 percent sales slip.

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Financial

Reebok Earnings Escalate 10.2% In First Quarter

NEW YORK — Robust apparel sales led Reebok International Ltd. to generate double-digit profit gains in the first quarter.

For the three months ended March 31, the Canton, Mass.-based athletic footwear and apparel titan posted a 10.2…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: PPR Sale … Dockers Goes Tops … Taubman Taps Ullman …

PPR SALE: French distribution giant Pinault-Printemps-Redoute on Thursday said it would sell its Pinault Bois & Materiaux wood and construction supplies division for $615.9 million to Britain’s Wolseley construction group. As reported, PPR,…

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Financial

Columbia Sportswear Earnings Leap in First

NEW YORK — Surging sales and increased efficiency propelled Columbia Sportswear Co. to a nearly two-thirds jump in profits in the first quarter.

For the three months ended March 31, the Portland, Ore.-based outerwear and sportswear…

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Fashion Features

Saipan Judge Awards Workers $20 Million

WASHINGTON — A federal court judge in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands has approved a $20 million settlement with 27 contractors located in Saipan and 27 U.S. apparel companies charged with buying from sweatshops.

The…

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Fashion Features

Vietnam, U.S. Trade Talks Drag On

WASHINGTON — The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements pulled a notice from publication Thursday that would have imposed quotas unilaterally on apparel and textiles from Vietnam as early as today.

U.S. trade officials,…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Stars and Stripes

STARS AND STRIPES: Who better to break in Ian Schrager’s newly renovated Paramount Bar in New York than Madonna? The songbird and her husband, Guy Ritchie, invited a group of their pals including Stella McCartney, Guy Oseary, Chris Rock, Michael…

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People

Suzy

Some wedding bells, some breakups, a preview of the New York Botanical Gardens plant sale, and Brad’s tush in the news.

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Fashion Features

Travel Retail Falters Again

PARIS — Travel retail is deep in the doldrums, yet again.

First, there was the steep drop in air-passenger traffic worldwide because of the terrorist attacks Sept. 11, 2001. The industry recovered, only to be hit hard once more by the war…

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Fashion Features

Versace Eyes Color

NEW YORK — Versace will pencil in the latest addition to its color collection this June with Eye Couture, a collection of five thick pencils.

“Versace has always been recognized for its use of color, whether on the runway or in our makeup…

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Fashion Features

Romeo Gigli Tries a Comeback With New Scent

NEW YORK — Romeo Gigli is about to make a quiet comeback by slipping discreetly onto the retail stage with a new fragrance called Romeo Gigli.

That also was the name of the designer’s debut women’s scent, launched in 1990. The…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Outlook Remains Guarded

After a two-year period strewn with disastrous numbers, retailers are starting to profess more optimism about the beauty category.

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Fashion Features

Hepburn Event Raises $1M

NEW YORK — Audrey Hepburn proved Monday night that even posthumously, compassion has value.

A retrospective of her life, “Audrey Hepburn: The Beauty of Compassion,” held at Sotheby’s, drew several hundred people — including…

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Fashion Features

Dove Spreads Its Wings

GREENWICH, Conn. — Dove may be gentle, but it’s also aggressive.

The brand that began life 46 years ago as a simple cleansing bar is spreading its wings across the beauty landscape.

In January, the Unilever-owned property…

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Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Profit First at NACDS

Talk will range from discount drug cards and electronic prescribing to boosting front-end sales at the NACDS meeting, which begins Saturday.

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Fashion Features

Frieda Aims for the Masses

NEW YORK — It was no marriage of convenience, this coupling between John Frieda Professional Hair Care and Kao Corp. Already it is bearing fruit, only eight months after tying the knot.

Beginning this summer, the company will unveil a…

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Fashion Features

Snippets

TEEN SPIRIT: Avon, which recently unveiled its plans to target teens with a new cosmetics line, Mark, is reportedly sniffing out teen skin care opportunities, too. According to sources, the direct marketing company is courting Manhattan-based…

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Fashion Features

Parfums Parour Newest Version

PARIS — Beauty is going back to basics with V.O., the new skin care brand from Parfums Parour.

V.O., short for Version Originelle (Original Version, in English), is an eight-stockkeeping-unit line conceived by Parfums Parour, a division of…

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Financial

Executives Bid Confused Adieu At Allou Health

NEW YORK — Richard Sebastiao was brought into Allou Healthcare Inc. to straighten out its troubled operations, and Thursday he apparently fired those who had hired him.

While all four retain seats on its board, Allou’s principal…

clock April 25, 2003WWD Staff

Nick Knight Weaves a Web

LONDON — Nick Knight spends his days shooting ad campaigns for Christian Dior, Lancôme and Jennifer Lopez’s upcoming fragrance, but in between, he likes nothing more than flipping over fashion’s tough, shiny shell to expose its…

clock April 25, 2003WWD Staff

Memo Pad

NEW YORK TO NEW YORK: Two weeks ago, The New York Times Magazine plucked New York Magazine contributor Jennifer Senior as a contributor. One of the better-known writers at New York, Senior was responsible for several buzzworthy features, including a…

clock April 25, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Alberto-Culver Surges

NEW YORK — The Alberto-Culver Co. saw profits accelerate twice as fast as sales in the second quarter.

The Melrose Park, Ill.-based beauty care firm posted a 15.9 percent gain in second-quarter net income to $37.9 million, or 63 cents a…

clock April 25, 2003WWD Staff

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