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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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Designer Democracy: Rushing to Better for Big Volume and Riches

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Overview

Better sportswear is suddenly chic, attracting the likes of Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Nicole Miller and Ron Chereskin to its volume-oriented realm.

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Fashion Features

Tickled Pink

NEW YORK — Pink signifies smart and feminine — perfection, according to some. The ultimate girly shade, which was all over this season’s couture collections, is the preferred color for resort. From fuchsia to bubble gum to dusty…

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Fashion Features

Designer Democracy: Rushing to Better for Big Volume and Riches

Better sportswear is suddenly chic, attracting the likes of Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Nicole Miller and Ron Chereskin to its volume-oriented realm.

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Fashion Features

VF Eyes Acquisitions, Narrows Losses

VF Corp. posted lower earnings for the second quarter and its intention to continue to explore potential acquisitions, particularly in the outdoor arena.

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Fashion Features

Shareholder Survey Ranks Wal-Mart Tops

Wal-Mart Stores jumped into first place in the top 10 in Brendan Wood International’s second-quarter survey of shareholder confidence.

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Financial

PPR’s Stake in Gucci Now Stands at 64.7%

NEW YORK — Pinault-Printemps-Redoute SA added another point to its stake in Gucci Group NV and now holds 64.7 percent of the luxury house.

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, PPR disclosed that between June 11 and…

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Fashion Features

L’Oréal Appoints Kiehl’s President

NEW YORK — The recent executive shifts at L’Oréal have yielded a new president for the company’s Kiehl’s Since 1851 brand.

Philip Clough, currently vice president and general manager of L’Oréal’s…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Annika Sinks One … Alloy Names EVP … SBI Taps Dudek …

  • GAP SHUFFLE: The management shuffle continues at Gap Inc., which said Tuesday that Chuck Crovitz, executive vice president and chief supply chain officer, had resigned. Crovitz was a 10-year employee at Gap, where he headed global…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Bette Chabot is leaving Saks Fifth Avenue on July 31. In a story appearing on page 25, July 15, her name was misspelled and her date of departure was incorrect.

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People

Suzy

Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles entertain at the Clarence House – and Suzy has clearance.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Lounging On The Lake … Binge Shopping … Tres Jolie

LOUNGING ON THE LAKE: After sitting front row at Versace’s men’s spring show in Milan last month, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been enjoying a bit of down time with their children at…

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Fashion Features

Leaving the Family Business: Britta Steilmann to Exit as CEO

Britta Steilmann is stepping down as chief executive of the Steilmann Group, one of Germany’s largest apparel producers, in August.

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Fashion Features

Victoria’s Secret Rides Rock Angels Promotion

NEW YORK — Pedestrians on West 34th Street here found a repose from the urban jungle Tuesday morning when models Heidi Klum, Ines Rivero and Bridget Hall mounted Harley-Davidson motorcycles on the sidewalk in front of the Victoria’s Secret…

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Fashion Features

Saks Fifth Avenue to Anchor Luxe Mall In North Carolina

NEW YORK — Charlotte, N.C., is getting an infusion of luxury in the form of a Saks Fifth Avenue store.

The retailer will anchor a shopping center in The Village at Seven Eagles with a two-level, 83,000-square-foot store. The 19-acre…

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Fashion Features

A&F CFO Jumps to Kohl’s

NEW YORK — Kohl’s Department Stores has filled its vacant post of chief financial officer, tapping Wesley McDonald, who stepped down from the same role at Abercrombie & Fitch.

McDonald, who will also assume the title of executive…

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Memo Pad

A BAZAAR COVER CHOICE: The upcoming September cover of Glenda Bailey’s Harper’s Bazaar features Madonna below the famed Alexey Brodovitch logo, clad in a sleeveless T-shirt, diamond bracelets and jeans. If it sounds…

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Nelly Heating Up Manhattan

NEW YORK — Nelly is on the hunt and VH1 will have it all on tape.

The Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist will kick off the launch of his women’s clothing line, Apple Bottoms, in Manhattan with a six-city tour, searching for the…

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Fashion Features

Gadzooks Ushers In Girls-Only Image

NEW YORK — Gadzooks Inc., the Dallas-based casual clothing and accessories retailer, has enlisted The Richards Group branding agency to communicate its transition to all-girl stores.

As reported, the 424-store chain decided last January to…

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Financial

Private Label Gains Market Share

NEW YORK — Private labels and proprietary brands are on a roll.

Riding on the wings of an increasingly value-conscious consumer, annual sales of private and proprietary apparel brands have climbed by a combined 5 percent since 1998, while…

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Fashion Features

Debenhams Confirms Discussions

LONDON: Now that Selfridges has been all but bought by Canadian billionaire Galen Weston, it’s time for the spotlight to fall on another British retailer: Debenhams. After nearly a month of speculation, Debenhams plc on Tuesday finally confirmed…

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Fashion Features

Juicing Up the Moderate Market

Fashion observers are noting a new vigor in the moderate segment with updated, hipper looks and a broadening age range of customers.

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Fashion Features

Viva La Diva

ATLANTA — And here they are! Three companies in each of 10 categories were nominated by a board of specialty retailers and industry experts chosen by AmericasMart. Categories include: better/bridge; contemporary; juniors/young contemporary;…

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Fashion Features

WWD Diva Awards

ATLANTA — The nominations are in for the eighth annual DIVA Designer of the Year awards. In this section, WWD sneaks a peek at the finalists of the eight women’s categories. Here, from the Juniors/Young Contemporary category,…

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