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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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Markdown Madness: Clearance Activity Drives Summer Sales

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Overview

Markdowns remain in full swing around the country, with stores discounting spring-summer merchandise by 40 to 50 percent and in some cases, as much as 80 percent.

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Fashion Features

Night Moves

NEW YORK — You can have it all — the comfort of your favorite pair of jeans plus the chic of a night-on-the-town look. Right now, designers are creating cleaner, more tailored cuts in denim. For more, see photospread Night Moves.

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Trends and Analysis

Markdown Madness: Clearance Activity Drives Summer Sales

Welcome to a sea of sales. Markdowns remain in full swing around the country, with stores discounting spring-summer merchandise by…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Jaeger’s Time Machine…M & S Shuffle…

  • JAEGER’S TIME MACHINE: British women’s wear retailer Jaeger is returning to its 120-year-old roots, when looks were elegant and Audrey Hepburn would go on to become its campaign girl. So it’s gone from the classic…

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Fashion Features

Correction

D&G fur is featured in the International Fur Trade Federation’s new advertising. The line was incorrectly identified on page 12, Tuesday.

The lace-edged pink bra and briefs on page 7, July 31, were incorrectly credited. They are by Helena…

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Financial

Tiffany Earnings Gain 28.8%

NEW YORK — A lift in overall sales boosted Tiffany & Co.’s net income 28.8 percent in its second quarter as the famed jewelry retailer reaffirmed its earnings forecast for the year.

For the three months ended July 31, the New…

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Fashion Features

Downtown Dallas to Get Apparel Showcase

DALLAS — After months of speculation, the plan to build a fashion mart downtown here became a reality Wednesday, as developers said construction will begin today with the intent of opening for January market.

“We’re the…

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Fashion Features

Wal-Mart Net Soars Despite Slow Sales

NEW YORK — Most retailers would love to have Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s problems.

The world’s largest company on Wednesday bemoaned second-quarter sales that were below plan, but reported that earnings clipped along at their usual…

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Financial

Federated Impresses Even as Profits Dip

NEW YORK — Federated Department Stores Inc.’s second-quarter profits fell by more than half and sales retreated as well, but the firm’s ability to beat consensus estimates and recent guidance marked it as a star in the beleaguered…

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Financial

SARS, Lack of Tourism Drop Sales at Hermès

PARIS — Hit by a dramatic drop in tourism in Europe and negative currency effects, Hermès International saw its second-quarter sales slip 9.2 percent to $290.4 million from $319.8 million a year ago.

Dollar figures have been…

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People

Very Marry

Location being everything in Hollywood, Anna Getty married screenwriter Gregory Pruss at the Villa di Maiano overlooking Florence, Italy, on Friday. “Our intention is to provide everyone with a perfectly good excuse to enjoy a…

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People

Style’s Postrel Girl

NEW YORK — “Some people would be appalled by the choices I make,” says financial reporter Virginia Postrel, whose latest book, “The Substance of Style,” in stores Sept. 5, celebrates the abundance of aesthetic choices in…

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People

Lady-In-Waiting

Hollywood often makes women out of girls. And every once in a while, those coming-of-age performances lead to Oscar buzz, as was the case at Tuesday’s West Coast premiere of “Thirteen.” Thanks to her raw emotional portrayal of…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Currency Cuts Wella Sales … Beiersdorf Rumors Pick Up

BERLIN — The Wella Group felt the impact of a strong euro and weak economic conditions worldwide in the second quarter of 2002.

Sales fell 4.1 percent to $920 million, but rose 5.7 percent when adjusted for currency fluctuation, the…

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Fashion Features

War Against Terrorism Hits Garment District

NEW YORK — The U.S.’s hunt to track down those who would aid the Al Qaeda terrorist network has led FBI agents to Seventh Avenue.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has filed a complaint in Manhattan federal court against Uzair…

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Fashion Features

CITA Petitions Progress Against China Imports

WASHINGTON — An interagency government group said Tuesday it will move forward with three petitions requesting safeguard action against Chinese imports, but it rejected a fourth petition for gloves, saying it needed more…

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Fashion Features

Tarrant Leasing Mexican Unit

LOS ANGELES — Facing continued weakness in its production factories and emerging strength in its retail “idea lab” ventures, Tarrant Apparel Group expects to announce today in its second-quarter results a shift to a leasing…

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Fashion Features

Macy’s East Calls All Teens

NEW YORK — Macy’s Herald Square has never been more ready for back-to-school.

The Macy’s East flagship has completely revamped its more than 42,000 square foot fourth-floor junior department, adding more brands and categories,…

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Fashion Features

Indigo Palms Waves Into Women’s

NEW YORK — For years, Tony Margolis has been getting a constant question from buyers who looked at his Tommy Bahama collection: “Why are there no jeans?”

For a brand whose motto is “life is one long weekend,” it…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Mudd Trades Up

Junior denim resource Mudd Inc., which in the Nineties helped reinvigorate the moderate jeanswear market by offering branded products at a price that undercut many status-brand rivals, is preparing to enter that higher-priced tier with a new line…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Novel’s Retooling Quarter

An export credit from South Africa made the difference between profit and loss for Novel Denim Holdings Ltd. during the first quarter.

During the three months ended June 30, the Hong Kong-based apparel and fabric producer reported net income of…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Lucky’s Travels

Wanderlust might strike customers visiting Lucky Brand Dungarees stores.

Starting Aug. 24, Lucky will give away company-branded “Let’s Go: USA” travel books to customers who buy $125 or more in merchandise in its stores. Never…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Mavi’s Newest Stretch

Customers shopping at the Mavi store in Manhattan’s Union Square will be posing — but not in the dressing room mirror.

The store will offer a free yoga class to customers on Aug. 20. Inspired by Russell Simmons’ HBO series,…

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Fashion Features

Newness Thrives in Swimwear

NEW YORK — Instead of whistling the same old tune, swimwear makers struck some new chords to drum up interest in the $2 billion swimwear industry.

Nautica set sail under the Authentic Fitness team and Ralph Lauren swimwear bowed at the…

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Fashion Features

Sidelines: Reebok To Take Paris…Two-Timers…Under The Sun…Everlast Pumps Up

REEBOK TO TAKE PARIS: Reebok will be camping out in the Eiffel Tower this month during the World Track and Field Championships to spotlight its new Outperform the Vector advertising and marketing campaign.

The vector refers to…

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Fashion Features

Apparel, Accessories See Sales Rise 0.8%

WASHINGTON — Consumers opened up their pocketbooks and went on a spending spree in July, fueling the strongest monthly growth in apparel, accessories and department store sales this year.

Retailers benefited from intense promotional…

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Memo Pad: The Talented Ms. Fuller

In perhaps the most audacious raid Bonnie Fuller has conducted on a former employer, Wenner Media officials admitted Wednesday that Michael Lewittes, the news director-head gossip writer for Us Weekly, is headed to American Media Inc….

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Financial

Ann Taylor Profits With ‘Safe’ Product

NEW YORK — Ann Taylor Stores didn’t set the fashion world on fire during the second quarter, but it managed a 16.3 percent profit increase anyway.

“Ann Taylor’s positive comparable-store sales for the quarter were driven…

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Fashion Features

Class Action

The 15 back-to-school fashion items trendsetting teens can’t live without, ranked by price, in descending order

For trendsetting teens, the general feel for fall fashion is prepster-meets-surfer-girl with a military twist. Many…

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