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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

Carol Lim and Humberto Leon Give Kenzo a Street Edge

Backstage at Kenzo Men's Spring 2017

A Presidential Divide: 7th Ave. Tilts to Kerry, CEOs Leaning to Bush

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Designers for Kerry, chief executives for Bush. The statement might be a bit general in the complex world of politics, but that is more or less how the industry is lining up in the runup to the presidential election.

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Power Dressing

Walking through “The Queen’s Working Wardrobe: Memories of Royal Occasions 1945-1972,” at Kensington Palace.

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People

Play Date

Polo, anyone?

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Retail Features

34 Street Fire Leads to Evacuation

NEW YORK — An electrical fire under West 34th Street near Penn Station and Madison Square Garden spread a cloud of black smoke over Midtown on Monday morning, causing the evacuation of three nearby commercial buildings and halting…

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Fashion Features

Nina McLemore Secures Financing

NEW YORK — Nina McLemore wants her designer clothing company to reach as many businesswomen as possible, and now she has investors to help make that happen.

McLemore, who founded Nina McLemore Inc. two years ago to meet the fashion needs…

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Beauty Features

Shiseido Posts Loss of $7.1 Million

TOKYO — Net losses decreased at Shiseido Group, while sales inched up on a consolidated basis during the first quarter, ended June 30.

Net sales increased 1.7 percent to 144.16 billion yen, or $1.32 billion, compared with the same period…

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Financial

Tally ‘O’: Oakley Flagship Set for London

NEW YORK — Less than a week after posting second-quarter earnings that fell short of expectations, Oakley Inc. announced plans to open a flagship in London.

The Foothill Ranch, Calif.-based eyewear manufacturer also announced that Jim…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Berge on Paper … Movie Moves … Going Once …

BERGE ON PAPER: Never one to rest on his laurels, Pierre Bergé, the Yves Saint Laurent dean, has yet another project. “I’m writing a new book,” he confided over lunch at Prunier, his caviar restaurant in Paris….

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Financial

Consolidation Sweeps Textiles

The sector has seen a wave of real consolidation, with firms swept up under one roof to cut costs and to be more competitive.

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Textiles

WTO Facing Quota Phaseout Fears

The WTO chief has invited ambassadors from 19 nations to an informal meeting to discuss the need for a larger confab on quota elimination.

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Textiles

Malden Mills Replaces Feuerstein

Malden Mills named Michael Spillane as its president and ceo, succeeding Aaron Feuerstein, who retired after decades at the helm.

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Financial

U.N. Sees 4.7% Rise in World Economy

GENEVA — Driven by the recovery in the U.S, Japan and the U.K., world economic output is projected to grow 4.7 percent this year, compared with previous predictions of 4.1 percent, according to a U.N. Economic Commission for Europe…

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Textiles

Turkish Mills: In Two Worlds

NEW YORK — Turkey straddles lines of geography and culture — most of its landmass is on the Asian continent, yet it is seeking inclusion in the European Union.

Turkey’s textile industry also bridges the gap between those…

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Retail Features

Pellat-Finet Turns 10

Lucien Pellat-Finet, known for his vibrant cashmeres, has opened a store in Manhattan’s West Village and plans to open another in London.

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Fashion Features

A Bushel for the Big Apple

NEW YORK — Nicole Miller, Lord & Taylor, Jones Apparel Group, Ecko, H. Stern and Steve Madden are among the 10 fashion, retail and beauty companies polishing oversized apples for next month’s Big Apple Fest.

Their customized…

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Fashion Features

Dancers in the Red on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Given the importance of the stock markets, it was inevitable for traders’ jackets to make a fashion statement of sorts.

Eight female dancers will wear chicer versions of the jackets worn by futures and commodities traders…

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Fashion Features

The Buzz Around Boston

THE WARDROBE ISSUE: The politics of First Lady fashion may get its initial election-year test with Teresa Heinz Kerry’s appearance tonight when she addresses the Democratic National Convention in Boston. Will the independent-minded…

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Textiles

The Democratic Platform

WASHINGTON — The Democratic Party’s 2004 platform — a blueprint for a John Kerry presidency set to be adopted tonight at the convention in Boston — is long on populism, including benefits for domestic manufacturers.

But…

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Fashion Features

AltaRoma a Welcome Opportunity

ROME — Rome was opening its own fashion week, AltaRoma, as French designers and international buyers were heading to Saint Tropez and Capri for their respites after the couture collections in Paris.

Part runway show, part Italian…

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Fashion Features

Lucky Stripes

Designers such Nanette Lepore, Petit Bateau, Lela Rose, BCBG Max Azria, Ruth and David Meister walk the line in the season’s playful stripes.

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Fashion Features

A Presidential Divide: 7th Ave. Tilts to Kerry, CEOs Leaning to Bush

Designers for Sen. Kerry, chief executive officers for President Bush — that generally is how the industry is lining up in the runup to the…

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Fashion Features

Seuss Joins Harry Winston

James Seuss, who left last week as ceo of Stella McCartney, has been named president of retail and wholesale distribution at Harry Winston.

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Fashion Features

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Set

NEW YORK — Then there were 10.

In what sounds like a pilot for “Survivor,” Seventh Avenue style, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue magazine on Monday revealed the 10 quarterfinalists who are vying for a…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: No Spiegel Stock … New at North Face … Surf’s Up …

NO SPIEGEL STOCK: The bankrupt Spiegel Group said Monday it entered into an order pursuant to an “offer of settlement” with the Securities and Exchange Commission, an offer that came about because of a pending investigation by the…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Maybelline Taps Davis as Newest Face … Body Shop Finishes Deal

Maybelline New York has tapped actress Kristin Davis to appear in national print and TV ads for the cosmetics brand.

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Memo Pad: The Other Great One … Food Networking … Drei Deutsche …

THE OTHER GREAT ONE: Consider it the next step in Bonnie Fuller’s evolution from celebrity journalist to just plain celebrity. A Canadian television crew recently descended on American Media’s Park Avenue offices to shoot a…

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