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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

Deadly Earthquake in Central Italy Rattles Rome, Stirs Designers

Fashion personalities took to social media as the death toll reached 37 following the 6.2 magnitude quake.

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In Focus

Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé Gains Global Following

Looks from Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé line.

NMG Seeking Growth: Taps Strategy Exec, Is Barneys Up Next?

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Overview

Despite the stellar earnings this week, The Neiman Marcus group is far from content.

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Beauty Features

Coty Reaches High With Kimora

After celebrity fragrance hits by Jennifer Lopez and Celine Dion, Coty is has signed a license with Baby Phat’s Kimora Lee Simmons.

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Beauty Features

Groupe Clarins Posts Profit for First Half

PARIS — Groupe Clarins’ profits are back in the black.

For the first half ended June 30, the beauty company reported net earnings of 28.7 million euros, or $35.2 million, versus losses of 7.1 million euros, or $7.8 million, in the…

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Fashion Features

Going Swimmingly

Carolina Herrera, Bill Blass and Cynthia Steffe were among the hits on the runway as the New York collections continued.

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Fashion Features

Lauded Ellis Line: Will It Be Made?

High-end retailers loved Patrick Robinson’s collection for Perry Ellis, but when they called Thursday to buy it, they found out it may not be produced.

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Fashion Features

Bush Rejects China Currency Petition

The Bush administration rejected a request made Thursday by the AFL-CIO and other industry groups to investigate China’s currency policy.

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Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“We get a ton of e-mail — women want beefcake. They want to see them without their shirts, and probably

without their pants, too.’’

— Kate White, editor in chief, Cosmopolitan

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The name of Roopal Patel, women’s fashion director at Bergdorf Goodman, was misspelled in a story on Wednesday.

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IT Holding had pretax profits of 900,000 euros, or $1.1 million, last year. This figure was…

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Fashion Features

Olympus Fashion Week Calendar

FRIDAY, SEPT. 10
8-10 a.m.: Kate Spade/Jade Spade (press breakfast), 48 West 25 Street.
9 a.m.: Yigal Azrouël, The Bryant, Bryant Park.
9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.: Henry Beguelin,…

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Financial

NMG Seeking Growth: Taps Strategy Exec, Is Barneys Up Next?

Neiman’s named former Sears executive Steven Dennis as senior vice president of strategy, business development and multichannel marketing.

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Retail Features

Comme des Garçons Set for Open

Rei Kawakubo, a designer known for fashions that are destroyed and frayed, has translated that concept into her new Dover Street Market.

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Fashion Features

Dior Making Statement With Jackets

PARIS — Without any bias toward bias cutting, there’s more to John Galliano than drop-dead evening gowns.

That’s a message Christian Dior wants to send this winter by making jackets — curvy and lightly padded — the…

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Fashion Features

A Little of This and a Little of That… – Carolina Herrera, Bill Blass, Cynthia Steffe, Heatherette, Lacoste and Jeffrey Chow

And a whole lot of chic. Carolina Herrera stayed on top of her game…Cynthia Steffe freewheeled through Marrakech…and Heatherette threw one helluva bash.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Forget Olympus, Hellllo Olympians … Parker’s Posse … Character Analysis …

FORGET OLYMPUS, HELLLLO OLYMPIANS: As the runway cleared to signal the start of Jeffrey Chow’s show on Thursday afternoon, in swam the gold medal trio of Michael Phelps, Lenny…

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Fashion Features

Around the World – Tracy Reese, Alvin Valley, Matthew Earnest, Gottex, Sass & Bide and Sebastian Pons

Matthew Earnest burned his copy of “The Preppy Handbook” (for now)…Alvin Valley filled out his collection with safari style….and Tracy Reese had a vintage air.

Tracy Reese: Tracy Reese is known for the pretty, colorful…

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Fashion Features

Baby on Board

There’s nothing quite like a beaming expectant mother strutting her belly down the runway to put a smile on your face. (In fact, the front row at Liz Lange’s maternity show could have been an advertisement for Crest Whitestrips.) But…

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Beauty Features

DVF Beauty: Coming Around Again

Diane von Furstenberg’s latest beauty incarnation is gaining traction, with sales in 27 doors said to top $10 million at retail annually in the U.S.

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Beauty Features

P&G Lands McGrath for Creative Role

Procter & Gamble Cosmetics has recruited one of the most powerful forces in the beauty and fashion industry, superstar makeup artist Pat McGrath.

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Beauty Features

Men’s Corner: Direct Sellers Set Sights on Men

NEW YORK — Beauty’s top direct sellers are eager to tap the growth potential of the men’s side of the business, considering several efforts set to commence this fall.

Avon, for one, signed New York Jets quarterback Chad…

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Beauty Features

Top Notes: Skin City … Mirzayantz Promoted … Almay Hits High Road …

SKIN CITY: Duane Reade is debuting high-end skin care centers in four Manhattan stores this week, each of which will feature brands such as Vichy, Eucerin and Eau Thermale Avène. The centers, to be called Skin Fitness Centers, take a cue…

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Retail Features

In Brief: Wal-Mart Win

WAL-MART WIN: Wal-Mart has won permission to build a Supercenter in Rosemead, Calif., about 12 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The City Council this week approved the project in a 5 to 0 vote. Opponents said they will campaign to recall the…

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Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Face Product Aims for Happy Days

NEW YORK — When Anson Williams was starring as Potsie on “Happy Days” in the late Seventies, the show’s creator, Garry Marshall, recommended actors wear a few hats to compensate for when they couldn’t get…

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Financial

Hilfiger’s Dyer Talks Growth

NEW YORK — Tommy Hilfiger Corp., seeking to restore sales and profits, is in the midst of a three-pronged growth strategy that includes diversification through acquisitions.

David Dyer, president and chief executive officer, said during a…

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Beauty Features

A New Kind of Energy Hits Spas

NEW YORK — In an industry that promotes positive energy, Anakiri BioEnergetic Skin Care is introducing a new kind of energy altogether, having created a spa collection with a bioenergetic approach to skin care. While at first blush the concept…

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Beauty Features

Raw Foods Recipe for Fresh Idea in Spa

New York — While oatmeal, almonds and soy yogurt may sound more like a shopping list for Whole Foods Market than a beauty regimen, the makers of Essencia have selected these foods as the base for the newest additions to its skin care collection….

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Fashion Features

Editors’ Pix Say a Thousand Words

A sampling of our favorite editor’s pages, with commentary from the creators.

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Interview Marks a Milestone at 35

NEW YORK — For an independent magazine like Interview to survive three-and-a-half decades, two recessions and the death of its founder in an increasingly competitive marketplace, those at the helm must be doing something right. In the past two…

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Fashion Rocks, After a Fashion

NEW YORK — Thanks to the miracle of editing, viewers who watch the Condé Nast Fashion Rocks concert on Fox on Sept. 26 will no doubt see a seamless, high-energy show packed with ecstatic fans. (Condé Nast is a unit of Advance…

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Memo Pad: Candid Cameo … Cuts at YM … Less Than Fanfair

CANDID CAMEO: Talk about typecasting. When Seventeen editor in chief Atoosa Rubenstein makes her national acting debut on the season premiere of NBC’s “American Dreams,” she’ll be playing…an editor of…

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Fashion Features

Looks Good on Court, but Will It Sell?

Serena Williams struck out at the U.S. Open on two counts: she was beaten by Jennifer Capriati and her funky outfits aren’t too popular with retailers.

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Financial

Chico’s Comps Down, Hurricanes Cited

NEW YORK — Chico’s FAS, the women’s specialty retailer that has had positive same-store sales since January 1999, said late Wednesday that comps in the first 10 days of September were down 2 percent primarily because of the double…

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Fashion Features

Gibò Returning to Milan

MILAN — Gibò SpA is bringing its collection home.

As reported, the Italian high-end clothing manufacturer has tapped Japanese designer Ichiro Seta as the new creative director of its Gibò line. The move stems from Gibò…

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Financial

Quiksilver Earnings Up 63.9%

NEW YORK — Quiksilver Inc., the branded lifestyle company, said on Thursday that third-quarter profits shot up 63.9 percent on robust revenue growth.

For the three months ended July 31, the company reported net income of $19.5 million, or…

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Financial

Benetton Revises Guidance As Profits Rise 34% in Half

MILAN — The sale of Benetton’s sporting goods business last year and a strong euro bit into first-half revenue, but a lower tax rate lifted net profit. The company also increased its full-year profit guidance and revised its sales target 1…

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Beauty Features

Parfumerie Generale Shuts Down

PARIS — Parfumerie Generale has closed up shop.

The niche beauty retailer, which opened to much fanfare in 2002, shuttered earlier this month. Its catalogue business has also folded and its corner in the Printemps department store here…

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Financial

Licensing Lifts Candie’s Net

NEW YORK — Candie’s Inc. was back in the black for the second quarter and first six months now that charges related to its exit from the wholesale and retail footwear businesses are behind it and the company’s transition to a…

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Financial

Charges, Soft Sales Hit G-III

NEW YORK — G-III Apparel Group Ltd. suffered losses for the second quarter and first six months because of slowing sales and charges stemming from the sale of its interest in a Chinese manufacturing facility.

For the three months ended…

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People

Suzy

Kate Moss’ million-dollar poison ring…Getting the skinny on Liv Tyler…Cornelia’ Guest’s house guests live a dog’s life.

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