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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.

Warnaco Names Intimate Execs

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The Warnaco Group Inc. made two high-level executive appointments Monday in an effort to shore up its $573 million intimate apparel division — and turned again to Liz Claiborne for one of them.

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Fashion Features

The Fashion Vote

NEW YORK — It’s not 1954, it’s 2004. So why do we think that First Ladies need to dress only in namby-pamby jewel-colored suits? True, we have elected our First Lady’s husband President, and we haven’t voted for her, but…

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Fashion Features

McCartney Trims U.K. Loss

LONDON — Stella McCartney Ltd., the U.K. company that oversees the designer’s trademarks, licenses and London store, posted a loss of 3.9 million pounds, or $7 million, in the year ended Jan. 31. This compares with a loss of 4.5 million…

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Retail Features

In Brief: Deal Complete … Threadgill Joins Tropical … Wellman’s Poly Pricing …

DEAL COMPLETE: Christopher & Banks Corp. said Monday after the stock market closed that it has completed the acquisition of 21 Acorn stores from Gilmore Brothers Inc. for $7 million in cash. The Acorn stores, located in nine states, sell…

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Memo Pad: G+J Back in the Kitchen … Young Blood … Hire Away …

G+J BACK IN THE KITCHEN: Speculation might be rampant about more disposals, but three months after shuttering its new magazines unit, Gruner + Jahr is back in the development business. Former YM editor in chief Linda Fears is doing…

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Fashion Features

Warnaco Names Intimate Execs

Warnaco named two key executive posts in its intimate apparel unit and has embarked on a line of high-tech performance underwear.

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Fashion Features

Equinox Looks to Leverage Choo

Equinox Luxury Holdings, which owns 51 percent of Jimmy Choo, is exploring strategic options for the London-based luxury footwear brand.

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Fashion Features

Closing Belles – Corinne Grassini, Eduardo Lucero and Grant Krajecki

Corinne Grassini mixed hard and soft at Society for Rational Dress…Eduardo Lucero glammed it up…and Grey Ant’s Grant Krajecki worked “Nine to Five.”

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Fashion Features

Cali’s Cornucopia

LOS ANGELES — In the city that is home to Hollywood’s pantheon of actors and actresses, a fashion girl is free to be anyone who suits her fancy. Her options this season: the East Coast Brahmin; a Far Eastern mystic; an Eighties throwback…

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People

Patent Pendants

HOUSTON — The Texas crowd is used to mammoth-sized gems, but even they were impressed by Cartier’s breathtaking exhibit of its most significant 20th-century pieces at the Museum of Fine Arts here on Friday night.

Cartier wisely…

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People

Scary Movie Stars

Peter and Jacqui Getty hosted 400 frightful guests for a Halloween bash at their Hollywood home…Cartier dazzles at Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

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People

Radio Head

NEW YORK — Nic Harcourt is one of the most influential men in music. But most people don’t even know what he looks like. They can, however, instantly recognize his voice — a low, soothing tone with a faintly British accent….

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Fashion Features

Market Basket: Thrifty Business … 15 Reasons to Vote

THRIFTY BUSINESS: Natasha Richardson will host Housing Works’ first annual Fashion Action Benefit Nov. 10 at the new Rubin Museum in New York at 150 West 17th Street. More than 80 designers and brands have donated $1 million worth of new…

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Textiles

Poor Nations Push U.S. for Trade Breaks

WASHINGTON — A coalition of least-developed countries led by Bangladesh and Nepal is pressing its case for a preferential trade program to get duty-free access to the U.S. market for a range of products, including textiles and…

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Financial

Korean Makers Take High-Tech Approach

TEXTILES: South Korean textile manufacturers are turning to fabrics with special properties in order to compete in the post-quota world.

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Financial

Country Focus: South Korea

GDP: $857.8 billion/$17,800 per capita (2003)
GDP Change: +3.1 percent
Population: 48.6 million
Unemployment: 3.4 percent
Textile and apparel imports to U.S.: $2.64 billion, +0.6 percent*
Key…

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Textiles

Quota Watch: China

A coalition of textile industry groups is filing a wave of safeguard petitions in an effort to keep a lid on Chinese imports after the 148 nations of the World Trade Organization drop their quotas on textiles and apparel next year. The safeguard…

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Fashion Features

Industry Chiefs Boost ’04 Voter Registration

Executives from Sean “P. Diddy” Combs to Roger Milliken have helped produce a groundswell of new voters and predictions of a big turnout today.

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Fashion Features

Tweeds and Dresses First for Fall

RTW: Shrunken jackets and special occasion dresses have been big hits at retail this fall, according to a spot check of retailers.

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Retail Features

Macy’s East Taps Mansour

NEW YORK — In its second key appointment in less than a week, Macy’s East named James Mansour as executive vice president of visual merchandising.

Mansour was a principal of Mansour Design, a New York retail design and brand…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Shiseido Net Down as Overseas Sales Rise

TOKYO — Shiseido Group reported income from operations fell 25.3 percent to 14.3 billion yen, or $131.2 million for the first half ended Sept. 30, primarily because of a significant strategic increase in marketing costs centering on its domestic…

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Retail Features

Searles in Running For Wilsons’ Post?

NEW YORK — Michael Searles may be back running another distressed retailer — he’s a candidate for chief executive officer at Wilsons The Leather Experts, sources said.

Last week, Wilsons announced that Joel Waller, its…

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Retail Features

Moby Unveils Little Idiot Collective

NEW YORK — The techno rocker Moby has taken a circuitous route to the apparel industry, having opened a cafe and introduced a line of iced teas before getting around to taking on T-shirts.

On Saturday, Moby opened his second retailing…

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