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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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Media

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.

Exclusive: A&F’s New Ruehl

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Overview

The chairman wears jeans and flip-flops to work and his 650 associates follow suit at the sprawling, campus-style Abercrombie & Fitch headquarters here.

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WWDSounds of Style

The New Wave: Indie Goes Pretty … Big Hair is Back … Christians Rock … A Hot VMAs …

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Miami Vices

South Beach lived up to its reputation as party central during the MTV VMAs.

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Fashion Features

Musical Notes: Valentine’s Day Shopping … Name Dropping … Sharp Practice …

Sound bites from behind the scenes, from the stylists who are creating pop’s fresh looks to the small venues that are rolling out the red carpet for new acts.

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Fashion Features

Buzz Cuts – Now Playing: Skye High … The Sunshine Boys … Double Vision …

An inside look at musicians who are on the verge, including Skye Sweetnam, The Pierces, Jin and Keren Ann.

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Fashion Features

In Tune: Pretty Scream Machines

Indie girls are getting polished up as grunge fashion loses steam.

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Fashion Features

In Tune: Hair Apparent

All the teased hair, slashed spandex and camp posturing of Eighties headbanger rock is again proving its mettle.

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Fashion Features

In Tune: Digging for Roots

A new generation of performers is getting back country music’s twang by bowing to its grande dames.

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Fashion Features

In Tune: Living on a Prayer

Christian performers are tapping into the latest fashion trends — but modesty is still their creed.

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Fashion Features

Coda: High Fidelity

It’s the new celebrity couple – the megababe and the rock star.

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Fashion Features

Exclusive: A&F’s New Ruehl

A&F chief executive officer Michael Jeffries lays out the strategy for Ruehl, the firm’s latest chain aimed at post-college shoppers, set to open next…

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Fashion Features

Hilton Launches Jewelry With Amazon

NEW YORK — “It’s just being a girl; every girl loves jewelry.”

It’s as simple as that for Paris Hilton, who on Wednesday launched the Paris Hilton Collection of jewelry in an exclusive agreement with…

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Textiles

Textile Groups Vow More China Petitions

U.S. textile groups fired up the pressure on the Bush administration, saying they will file dozens of petitions to reimpose quotas on Chinese imports.

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Retail Features

In Brief: Wal-Mart’s Next Move … In Theory … Phi’s Latest Hire …

WAL-MART’S NEXT MOVE: It’s no secret that Wal-Mart is eyeing international expansion, but could Italy be next? Italian supermarket chain Esselunga denied a report in Italian daily Finanza & Mercati that it’s in advanced…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: L’Oréal Net Leaps 21.8% in Half

PARIS — L’Oréal confirmed Wednesday its aim to achieve double-digit pretax profit growth for its 20th year while also posting a first-half net income gain of 21.8 percent to 960.9 million euros, or $1.17 billion.

The group,…

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Fashion Features

Slocum Nears Halston Post

NEW YORK — Carla Slocum is close to being named to the new position of vice president of women’s wear at Halston Design Group, people familiar with the situation said.

Slocum’s responsibilities would include overseeing and…

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Fashion Features

Voting for First Family Fashion

The Bush ladies presented a softer family portrait this week in their style and speeches, with critics on both sides finding the effect, well, “Bushie.”

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Retail Features

Retail Doldrums Hit Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK — In any other year, the late summer season at Louis Vuitton’s Fifth Avenue flagship means robust business. American, Japanese and especially Europeans tourists enjoying their traditional August holiday flock to the luxury…

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Fashion Features

‘Pink Slip’ Protesters Take to Streets

NEW YORK — Thousands of demonstrators assembled in a symbolic unemployment line on Wednesday that stretched from Wall Street in lower Manhattan to the site of the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden to decry what they said was…

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Fashion Features

New York Notes: The Dog House … Be Prepared … Rocking French Connection

THE DOG HOUSE: The Republicans are playing catch with all sorts of dogs of war at the convention, but there was one that just wasn’t biting. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” fame, made his…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Fitting the Fortysomethings … A Pair of Blue Bloods … Duplex Debuts …

A pair of blue bloods: Sam Ben Avraham and Steve Te Pas…Lisa Rudes-Sandel aims to fit the fortysomethings…Lawman goes for status.

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Fashion Features

Bohbot Finds True Meaning of Sportswear

LOS ANGELES — Marc Bohbot’s 70,000-square-foot nondescript headquarters is a busy place these days. Head-high stacks of cardboard boxes stuffed with clothing create a maze in his office — a high-ceiling room furnished with red…

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Fashion Features

Surf Brands Serve Up Tropical Looks

With TV shows “North Shore,” “Lost” and “Hawaii” highlighting Hawaiian style, surf brands are looking to capitalize on the heat.

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Fashion Features

U.S. Open Style Watch

NEW YORK — Tennis players have been serving up a heavy dose of style on the courts this week at the U.S Open. Serena Williams made a brash fashion statement with her denim skirt, black tank top and tall black warm-up performance boots by Nike, an…

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Fashion Features

Lacoste Serves Up Retail

Lacoste is getting in on the action at the U.S. Open this year for the first time with a 1,200-square-foot store at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Fashion Features

They are Wearing: Court in Session

NEW YORK — There are two distinct schools of fashion among the spectators at the U.S. Open. Some, in their microminis, visors and sneakers, look ready to hit the courts themselves, while others favor more sophisticated dresses or tailored…

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Retail Features

Urban Outfitters’ Oxford Street Debut

LONDON — Urban Outfitters has planted its flag on Oxford Street.

The 15,000-square-foot store, which cost about 2.4 million pounds, or $4.3 million, opened late last month and is ready to rumble with British retail powerhouses ranging…

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Financial

Carrefour Profit Jumps 12.6%

PARIS — Carrefour, the world’s second-largest retailer behind Wal-Mart, is pushing on the accelerator.

On Wednesday, the French hypermarket operator reported higher-than-expected first-half profit, confirmed a target for full-year…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: When in Rome … Top Secret … Black is Back …

WHEN IN ROME: It looks like Fendi has found its new U.S. chief. Word has it in Europe that the Roman fashion house has tapped Gianluca Flore, chief executive officer of the U.S. unit of Bologna, Italy-based apparel giant Gruppo La Perla….

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Fashion Features

Luxury Meets Modern Art

PARIS — When Europe’s largest crane rumbled into Paris this May, it was obvious something big was brewing.

Then a 40-ton sculpture arrived and workmen spent two days hoisting the behemoth 100 feet into the air and lowering it into…

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Fashion Features

Sit-Com TV Recall and Reality TV Recall

As the new TV season kicks off, last season’s winners in the product placement sweepstakes are tallied. Anyone who’s been to a movie or watched a TV show in the last decade would need a new pair of glasses not to notice the increasingly…

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