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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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Jenna Dewan Tatum Tapped as Danskin Brand Ambassador

Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum is Danskin's newest brand ambassador, appearing as the face — and body — of its fall ad campaign.

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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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In Focus

Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé Gains Global Following

Looks from Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé line.

Thinking Out of Its Box, Gap Explores New Roads For International Growth

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Gap Inc. wants to boost its international presence and has a new president of Gap International to explore alternative growth paths, like joint ventures.

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Swing Out, Sister

LOS ANGELES — The Forties? Fabulous. Louis Verdad flirted with femininity in a spring collection that recalled the bygone glamour of screen sirens Lupe Velez and Rita Hayworth. Amid suits with giant pinstripes, high-waisted trousers and ruffled…

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Thinking Out of Its Box, Gap Explores New Roads For International Growth

Gap Inc. wants to boost its international presence and has a new president of Gap International to explore alternative growth paths, like joint ventures.

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Fashion Features

A Gucci Announcement Today?

Gucci’s Tom Ford and Domenico De Sole could let the outcome of their contract talks with PPR be known to their employees as early as today.

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May Co. Hits Plan, Shares Gain

May Department Stores said October comparable-store sales dropped 4.2 percent, which fell within the firm’s guidance.

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J.C. Penney: Going Small Away From Mall

J.C. Penney expects to produce higher sales and profits per square foot than its average at a smaller, freestanding store prototype unveiled Monday.

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In Brief: Brownell Joins Coldwater…Forray Into Hughes

  • BROWNELL JOINS COLDWATER:Multichannel women’s apparel retailer Coldwater Creek has named James Brownell as senior vice president and chief information officer. He succeeds Tom Scott, who resigned in September, and will report to…

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Correction

The stock price of Coach Inc. increased 735 percent between the time of its IPO on Oct. 4, 2000, and Oct. 22, 2003. The percentage in the WWDList, Thursday, page 14, was incorrect.

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Beauty Beat: Gaultier Touts Line At Macy’s Flagship

Jean Paul Gaultier’s latest stop on his launch tour; Consolidations at Elizabeth Arden.

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Movie Star Profits Surge 27.3%

NEW YORK — A warning about the lateness of spring orders tarnished Movie Star’s double-digit increase in first-quarter profits.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the New York-based intimate apparel manufacturer said earnings…

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ShopKo Stores Names Paul White Senior VP

NEW YORK — Paul White has joined ShopKo Stores Inc. as senior vice president and general merchandise manager, softlines, of the ShopKo division.

He assumes responsibility for the merchandising and profitability of apparel, accessories,…

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Michelle K Opens First Store

NEW YORK — Michelle K, a division of Skechers USA, has opened its first store at 108 South Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles.

The nearly 1,400-square-foot boutique, designed by architect Allen Wix and designer Michelle K, features a…

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Chaus Earnings Fall 35% in Qtr.

NEW YORK — Bernard Chaus Inc. posted first-quarter profits that fell from year-ago levels because of higher operating costs and a bigger tax liability stemming from its S.L. Danielle acquisition last year.

For the three months ended Sept….

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The Land of Plenty

The word in L.A. is “anything goes,” as designers channeled hopeful romantics, Forties starlets, Seventies sirens and even a few prom queens.

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Five Minutes With Nicole Miller

WWD: You showed a few Miller Girl looks during New York Fashion Week. Why keep the full collection for Los Angeles?

Nicole Miller: Miller Girl came from being in L.A. I have an L.A. door, and I always wanted to do clothes that were more…

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Fashion Scoops: Toms Toms…Jewels All Around…Gene Rejuvenation…Zac Attack…

TOMS TOMS: New school met old school last Wednesday night when Tom Ford and Bottega Veneta creative director Tomas Maier entertained 60 of their L.A. pals at Diaghilev, a Russian five-star that’s as opulent as it is campy,…

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From Sicily to Hollywood

WWD goes along with Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana for a wild ride through New York.

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Selfridges’ Super Heroes

Selfridges has given its Oxford Street store in London a new focal point with Superbrands, a 16,000-square-foot space in the women’s area.

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Adjaye’s Attitude

LONDON — For the past two years, the Tanzanian-born, London-based architect David Adjaye has been falling in love with fashion.

Although the 37-year-old designer of Selfridges’ Superbrands area is already considered a wunderkind in…

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Assessing Pricing Woes at IFFE

A report from last month’s International Fashion Fabric Exhibition, where much of the talk focused on fending off price competition.

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Quota Watch: Embargo Countdown

When a foreign country sends the maximum amount of goods in a particular category allowed under quota rules into the U.S., Customs places an embargo on the category and no more goods are let in. By the end of October, five countries had consumed more…

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Wimpfheimer Acquires Tussah

NEW YORK — In a move to expand beyond its traditional velvet business, converter Wimpfheimer Inc. last month acquired a 50 percent stake in converter Tussah Co. Inc., which specializes in fabric for garment-dyed…

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Dow Fiber Highlights Designers

PARIS — Designers were stretching it out at the most recent edition of Première Vision.

Dow Fiber Solutions — maker of the new XLA elastic fiber — presented capsule collections at the fair from the five designers picked…

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L.A.: Vivid Hues, Surface Touches in Demand

Buyers at the Los Angeles International Textile Show sought bright colors and patterns, embroidery and other details, to help banish the retail blahs.

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Life Through Leifer’s Lens

A look through the lens of Neil Leifer, whose portraiture has redefined sports photojournalism.

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Design: The Next Generation

NEW YORK — “Design or die” might sound a bit severe, but the reality isn’t that far from what shoppers want, provided they have a laugh or two along the way.

That was the consensus among design experts at “Design…

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Asia Watch: Fast Track…Pair Of Beauties

FAST TRACK: Tadashi Yanai, chairman and chief executive officer of Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., wants to build his company into a $9.3 billion, or 1 trillion yen, empire. In a message to shareholders released last week, Yanai said Fast Retailing…

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American Apparel’s Store-Opening Trifecta

LOS ANGELES — American Apparel is drawing a really big triangle with its first three stores.

After unveiling its first outpost at 3523 St. Laurent Boulevard in Montreal on Oct. 12, the sportswear maker, based here, opened a…

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Lambert Memorial Set

NEW YORK — Oscar de la Renta and Harold Koda, curator of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, are among the speakers who will pay tribute to Eleanor Lambert during a memorial for the late publicist on Nov. 24 in the…

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Memo Pad: War Of The Ros(i)es…Separate But Equal

WAR OF THE ROS(I)ES: “I think it’s going really well, although it’s painful to sit through,” said Rosie O’Donnell on the third day in court as the defendant in the $100 million lawsuit Gruner + Jahr has…

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Stores at StyleMax Shoot for Diversity

CHICAGO — While Chicago Cubs fans licked their wounds from another missed chance at the World Series, retailers and vendors at the StyleMax show here were chipper.

A sampling of smaller retailers, who live by differentiating themselves…

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Femininity and Color Abound in Paris

PARIS — Echoing trends seen on other European runways, spring 2004 collections shown at Paris’ latest round of apparel trade shows were awash with color and feminine details.

Workshop ran Oct. 8-12 and Tranoi Oct. 9-12, while Paris…

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