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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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Intrigue Grows at LVMH: Karan Said Up for Sale, Could Jacobs Be Next?

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Overview

Observers are becoming convinced that LVMH Mo?t Hennessy Louis Vuitton might be open to a sale of its Donna Karan and Marc Jacobs franchises.

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Sector Regroups for Growth

MILAN — Sector Group is quickly becoming the next watch powerhouse.

Over the past two years, the Italian watchmaker has signed licenses with a range of fashion houses such as Roberto Cavalli, Moschino, Valentino, United Colors of Benetton…

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Fashion Features

Backing Dancers’ Next Career Moves

NEW YORK — Movado sponsored the ninth annual Career Transition for Dancers Gala, which supports dancers ready to move on to their next careers, on Oct. 27.

Held at the City Center in New York, the gala was themed Gotta Dance: A Dance…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: D&G Launch Scent at Saks

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana broke with tradition, appearing at Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship for the launch of their new Sicily fragrance.

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Financial

Simon-Taubman War Takes Its Toll on Both

NEW YORK — An exhaustive and ultimately fruitless takeover bid coupled with a court’s ruling against the company pushed Simon Property Group to mixed third-quarter results.

Meanwhile, demonstrating that a good defense doesn’t…

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Fashion Features

Juicy Squeezes Into Jewelry, Handbags

NEW YORK — Cult contemporary brand Juicy Couture is bringing its candy-colored vision into accessories for spring, with the launch of handbags and fashion jewelry.

The baubles and bags, which are being shown to retailers this week, are…

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Fashion Features

A Simple Plan

NEW YORK — Not every girl is into flou and flounce. So fans of streamlined chic will be happy to note that Calvin Klein is branching out with a better-priced collection that will be shown to stores Wednesday. The line features no-fuss looks…

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Fashion Features

Intrigue Grows at LVMH: Karan Said Up for Sale, Could Jacobs Be Next?

Observers are becoming convinced that LVMH Mo?t Hennessy Louis Vuitton might be open to a sale of its Donna Karan and Marc Jacobs franchises.

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Fashion Features

Vendors Bemoan Kmart’s Silent Spring

Kmart Holding Corp. is holding back on many of its spring orders, leaving vendors confused and amplifying fears about the discounter’s future.

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Fashion Features

Déjà Vu for Fin.part, KPMG

Fin.part, the heavily indebted group, is at odds again with auditor KPMG, which has declined to certify its accounts for the first six months of 2003.

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Fashion Features

De Beers Takes Rodeo Locale

De Beers LV plans late next year to open its second U.S. store on the site of the former Fred location on Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles.

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

MONDAY: New York Spring Accessories Market Week.

TUESDAY: Fatex and Interselection trade shows, Paris (through Thursday).

WEDNESDAY: WWD/DNR CEO Summit, New York (through Friday).
Filo yarn fair, Cernobbio, Italy…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Zale Shines…Brands Swell For Holiday

ZALE SHINES: Shares of Zale Corp. rose to their highest levels in four years, following Goldman Sachs’ upgrade of the stock. Analyst Adrianne Shapira raised her rating on Zales to “outperform” from “in line,”…

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Financial

Columbia Net Bounds in Quarter

NEW YORK — Columbia Sportswear Co. managed double-digit gains in earnings and sales for both the third-quarter and year-to-date periods.

In the three months ended Sept. 30, income jumped 11.8 percent to $63.6 million, or $1.56 a diluted…

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People

The Butler Did It

Arthur Inch, the former butler for Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother, talks about his book, “Dinner Is Served.”

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People

Sights of Fancy

Lunching with Giambattista Valli.

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Fashion Features

Berg Named at Benetton

NEW YORK — Aiming for a fresh image, the United Colors of Benetton brand has named Joel Berg as art director.

In the new post, Berg will shape Benetton’s brand identity, with a special focus on advertising, sales outlets and…

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Fashion Features

BRAG Fetes Industry Achievers

NEW YORK — Following its tradition of recognizing achievements in retailing and other industries, the Black Retail Action Group held its annual awards dinner and scholarship fund-raiser, called “Something for the Soul,” Oct. 24 at…

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Fashion Features

Calvin’s Better Mousetrap

Calvin Klein’s new better-price line keeps things simple and streamlined, but sources still expect it to generate first-year sales of $100 million.

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Fashion Features

Fashion’s Point of Reference

The annual Night of Stars gala heated up when Donna Karan teased her ceo, Fred Wilson, about his rumored departure for Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Fashion Features

Northern Star

NEW YORK — If you were to cast Dries Van Noten in a movie, the role of fashion designer would probably not be the first choice. In his comfortable-looking, chalk-striped jacket and nubby V-neck sweater — all worn with a slightly serious,…

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Fashion Features

Destination Anywhere

Fashion is a journey and you never know where you’ll end up — the Mexican Rivera, Japan or even Nantucket.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Free Rise…No, No Anastacia…Advantage Williams…What A Woman

FREE RIDE: During Fashion Week, it’s usually the magazine editors and stylists reaping the goodies. Not so during Mercedes-Benz Shows LA, where a handful of designers enjoyed the use of a Mercedes-Benz CLK 500 for the week. Too bad the…

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Fashion Features

Independence Day

Everything about Erica Davies’ debut is a declaration of independence. This is the Welsh-born Angeleno’s first solo project after eight years of designing for Richard Tyler, Marc Jacobs, Sportmax and BCBG Max Azria. Her presentation…

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Fashion Features

NOM’s Moms

With babies being the newest, hottest accessory of late, Jennifer Noonan’s NOM maternity line has perfect timing. Short for Naissance on Melrose, the store and label serve up hip looks that even non-pregnant women could covet. For spring,…

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Fashion Features

In the Time of Butterflies

Into every life a little fairy dust must fall. At least, that’s designer Hayley Starr’s philosophy. She fluttered around, sprinkling glitter over guests at Tuesday night’s Butterfly Effect presentation at the Spider Club….

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Fashion Features

Variety Is the Spice

NEW YORK — When it comes to bedtime, lingerie choices are as varied as the gals doing the choosing. For sheer comfort, consider airy cotton voile pajamas; for its sensual appeal, a slinky satin nightgown, and just for lounging, why not a…

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Fashion Features

Rethinking Strategies, Redoing Categories

This week’s market will be a time of reflection for many retailers and vendors, as they look to create growth incentives in established lines.

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Fashion Features

Necessary Objects Enters Intimate Arena

International Intimates Inc. has signed a licensing pact with Necessary Objects to make its branded daywear, panties and bras.

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Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Goodfellas…Cosabella’s New Digs…2004 Market Dates

GOODFELLAS: More than 100 executives of the intimate apparel industry turned out for the annual Goodfellowship Corset Club’s cocktail party and installation dinner at the 200 Fifth Avenue Club in Manhattan.

Recipients of the 2003…

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Fashion Features

All Lined Up

NEW YORK — Spring’s happy-go-lucky attitude serves as the perfect inspiration for fun stripes in candy colors, be it over-the-knee, classic socks or anklets.

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Fashion Features

Prada’s Car Shoe Shifts Into High Gear

MILAN — Two years after acquiring Car Shoe, Prada is spicing up the footwear label with a full-fledged women’s shoe collection and the launch of handbags for next spring.

Traditionally known for its classic pebble-sole driving shoe,…

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Fashion Features

Findings: A Nice Ring To it…Tiffany’s Fashion Moments…Stepping Out

A NICE RING TO IT: Chloé has its hands full with its handbag business these days. Creative director Phoebe Philo scored an instant hit when she showed handbags along with her first collection for spring 2002: the bracelet…

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Fashion Features

A Rosier Outlook at Silmo

PARIS — Sporty styles tempered with fashion touches dominated the trends at the Silmo eyewear trade show at the Porte de Versailles here.

Buyers shopping for spring and summer merchandise said strictly technical frames, which were a big…

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