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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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China’s Ripple Effect: U.S. Textile Industry Targets ’04 Ballot Box

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Overview

Congress and President Bush may be on vacation this month, but U.S. textile industry executives aren?t taking a break in their campaign to ratchet up pressure on the White House to limit Chinese imports and customize free-trade agreements to curb losses.

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Corrections

Bonnie August died on Saturday of ovarian cancer. The cause was incorrect in an obituary on Monday, page 13.

Gerald Solomon, former president and owner of Fairbrooke Enterprises, was misidentified in a story on Friday, page 2, as the man listed…

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People

Niven on Her Craft

She’s no bag lady, but Fernanda Niven, a granddaughter of David Niven and John Wanamaker, is building her handbag business with a smart restraint.

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Fashion Features

International Apparel Federation: ’05 Key

Garment manufacturers and speakers at the IAF congress in Istanbul focused on China’s growing world dominance in manufacturing.

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Fashion Features

Bold Statements

NEW YORK — Talk about a new way of looking at vintage. Exhibitors at last week’s textile design shows — Direction and Printsource — were heavily influenced by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods for their fall 2004…

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Swatches: Lenzing Hires…Dak Increase

LENZING HIRES: Lenzing Fibers Corp., the Lowland, Tenn.-based rayon fiber maker, has appointed Craig Barker to the position of president and chief executive officer. He replaces Peter Landl, who served as ceo and chief financial officer during…

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Fashion Features

Outerwear’s Brand Chase Begins

With the apparent demise of Fairbrooke, companies are scrambling to grab its designer licenses, while developments signal a new round of consolidation.

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Fashion Features

Dorby Group’s Fountain of Youth

Kellwood’s Dorby Group, under ceo Richard Silverstein, has made key hires, created junior dress line Hypnotix and taken over XOXO Dresses.

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Fashion Features

Market Basket: Lady In Leather…Fur Fall…What’s My Sign

LADY IN LEATHER: Leather dresses, so commonly associated with the Eighties, are back, according to Siena Studio, the in-house outerwear brand at G-III Apparel Group.

For October and November deliveries, Siena Studio created five leather…

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Fashion Features

Memo Pad: Car-Go…Tina Watch…God & The Gucciones…One-Stop Shopping

CAR-GO: Cargo, the men’s offshoot of Lucky Magazine, has got a date. According to sources, Condé Nast will announce this week, possibly as soon as today, that Cargo will be launched in April 2004 with a 10 times a year frequency. The…

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Financial

Apparel Online Seeing B-T-S Sales Surge

NEW YORK — Apparel is riding a back-to-school wave online.

Five of the 10 e-commerce sites realizing the steepest surges in traffic among at-home users, for the week ended Aug. 3, sell apparel: smartbargains, Old Navy, ABC Distributing,…

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Financial

Columbia Earnings Rise in 2nd Quarter

NEW YORK — Double-digit sales growth in outerwear, sportswear, accessories and footwear paved the way for robust second-quarter earnings results at Columbia Sportswear Co.

For the three months ended June 30, the Portland, Ore.-based…

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Fashion Features

Busy Intermezzo Has Holiday Hopes

NEW YORK — Bring on the holidays.

That was the rallying call at Intermezzo, the ENK International show that ended its three-day run last Tuesday.

Intermezzo brought in 19 percent more exhibitors than there were last August….

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Fashion Features

Boy’s Club

NEW YORK — Men’s wear fabrics got the feminine touch at last week’s textile design shows. Herringbones, tweeds and especially plaids, many in black and white, were adorned with delicate and colorful embroidery and appliqué.

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Fashion Features

Vosges’ Chocolate Chic

NEW YORK — As a sweeping exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History attests, chocolate is all the rage.

Katrina Markoff, a chocolatier and owner of Vosges Haut-Chocolate, would tend to agree. Her SoHo boutique at 132 Spring…

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Fashion Features

Boudicca’s AmEx Deal Brings Stability

LONDON — They’re darlings at Barneys, Courtney Love has fallen in love with them and now they have American Express on their side.

Zowie Broach and Brian Kirkby hit a fashion jackpot this summer when American Express chose them to…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Victoria’s Secret’s Marnie McLaughlin

NEW YORK — Marnie McLaughlin, director of public relations for Victoria’s Secret Beauty, died Thursday from esophageal cancer. She was 34.

McLaughlin started her fashion career as fashion editor for YM magazine and later became…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Dunhill Plans Fragrance Revival

NEW YORK — With the launch of a signature men’s fragrance this fall, Dunhill will embark on a U.S. strategy designed to inject newness and build long-term viability into underdeveloped areas of its fragrance portfolio.

The effort,…

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Financial

PacSun Continues Surge

Pacific Sunwear of California reported 83.4 percent growth in second-quarter earnings and accelerated store-opening plans for its Demo division.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: New Niki…Spade’s Song…Runway To Table…The Queen’s Clothes

NEW NIKI: Niki Taylor is on the hunt. The model, who has graced the covers of more than 300 magazines over the course of her career, is looking for appropriate financial backing for her new ready-to-wear line, called Begin. The collection,…

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Fashion Features

Asia Watch: Hong Kong Store Openings…Giordano Down…Falling Confidence…Scavia Expands

HONG KONG STORE OPENINGS: Anya Hindmarch has opened its first flagship in Hong Kong’s prestigious Landmark mall, located in the busy Central district, and is currently showcasing the latest summer essentials. Across the street in…

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Fashion Features

Classical Studies

NEW YORK — Cocktail dresses needn’t be basic or black. For his spring Armani Collezioni, Giorgio Armani has a vision of swingy skirts, asymmetric hems and prints riffing on classical themes, as in takes on ancient Roman colonnades or Aztec…

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China’s Ripple Effect: U.S. Textile Industry Targets ’04 Ballot Box

In a meeting today in Spartanburg, S.C., a textile coalition will launch a grassroots lobbying campaign, with registering voters as its centerpiece.

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Fashion Features

Brooks Bros.’ Crucial Season

For Brooks Bros., fall won’t be make-or-break financially, but it will be as crucial as any in the retailer’s history for image and customer acceptance.

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LVMH Files Trademark Suit

Louis Vuitton Malletier has filed a lawsuit alleging trademark infringement and counterfeiting against Fashion Express Inc. and Canada’s Aldo Group.

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Fashion Features

Warnaco Closes Domestic Plants, To Open CK Unit

Trimming its second-quarter losses, Warnaco Group has exited domestic production and made plans for a CK underwear store in New York.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Crew Chief…Mervyn’s On Trial…

  • CREW CHIEF: J. Crew said Scott Rosen resigned as chief financial officer and executive vice president of the company to pursue other opportunities. The New York-based specialty retailer said Nicholas Lamberti, its vice president and…

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