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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

Italy 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.

clock 6hSandra Salibian and Miles Socha

In Focus

Carol Lim and Humberto Leon Give Kenzo a Street Edge

Backstage at Kenzo Men's Spring 2017

No Celebration Just Yet: Levi’s Net Leaps 376% But Firm Still Cautious

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Overview

Levi Strauss still isn't about to celebrate a turnaround despite a triple-digit increase in earnings in the second quarter, as a pivotal second half looms.

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Financial

No Celebration Just Yet: Levi’s Net Leaps 376% But Firm Still Cautious

Levi Strauss still isn’t about to celebrate a turnaround despite a triple-digit increase in earnings in the second quarter, as a pivotal second half looms.

clock July 13, 2005Ross Tucker

Textiles

Italian Textile Trade Shows Unite

The Italian Trade Commission said here Tuesday that it will launch a new textile fair in Italy this fall, Milano Unica “Il Salone Italiano del Tessile.”

clock July 13, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Financial

BCBG Buys Alain Manoukian for $78.5M

The empire of BCBG Max Azria Group is again reaching across the Atlantic.

clock July 13, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Fashion Features

Love Ralph: Polo Unveils U.S. Open Looks

As part of a deal Polo Ralph Lauren inked with the U.S. Tennis Association, Ralph Lauren has designed the uniforms for on-court officials at the event.

clock July 13, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Connolly Resigns From Hilfiger

After an eight-and-a-half-year run, Peter Connolly, president of global marketing and communications at Tommy Hilfiger Corp., has exited the firm.

clock July 13, 2005Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

In Brief: Sears Holdings Promotions … Polo Hire … Mervyn’s Man …

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock July 13, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Moderate Jazzes Up for the Office

The traditional suit isn’t dead, but there’s a clear shift in moderate, as customers search for more fashionable separates.

clock July 13, 2005Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Capucci Ends Relaunch Bid

Two years after a much-publicized relaunch, Franco Bruccoleri, chief executive officer of Capucci Corp., confirmed that the company’s ready-to-wear line is being suspended.

clock July 13, 2005Luisa Zargani

‘Idol’ Winner Signs Deal With Skechers

Skechers, the Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based footwear brand, has signed “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood to a global endorsement deal.

clock July 13, 2005Julee Greenberg

People

Suzy

Prince Albert was formally invested as Monaco’s new sovereign … Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck get a baby shower from her hometown.

clock July 13, 2005Aileen Mehle

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: L’Oreal Sales Rise 5.4% in 2nd Quarter … Macy’s Exec to Start Own Company

Gail Gordon, divisional merchandise manager and vice president of cosmetics at Macy’s East, is leaving to start her own company after working for a decade at the store and for 23 years in retailing.

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Memo Pad: Capri-Licious … The Brangelina Effect … Meisel’s Swan Take …

Those who can’t get enough of the slew of makeover and plastic surgery shows on television will love the July issue of Italian Vogue, which features an 80-page fashion shoot photographed by Steven Meisel called “Makeover Madness.”

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Financial

Founders Equity Acquires Stake in Colibri

Private equity firm Founders Equity Inc. has acquired a stake in The Colibri Group Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of pocket and pendant watches, as well as the women’s jewelry brand Krementz.

clock July 13, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Double Play … Fur Elle … Diamond District

Lanvin, one of the hottest French labels for women, is hoping to heat up its men’s department, too.

clock July 13, 2005WWD Staff

Technology

Bits and Bytes

The “inhale” shape, crisp lines and cool greenish whites of the Xbox 360, a gaming console from Microsoft that will make its debut at the end of the year, signal the company’s first foray into high-concept hardware design a la Apple.

clock July 13, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

Technology

Portugal’s Petratex Makes Clothes Without Sewing

In what is probably a first, Portuguese manufacturer Petratex is constructing activewear for Nike using only fused seams and no thread.

clock July 13, 2005Cate T. Corcoran and Barbara Barker

Retail Features

The Automated Mystery Shopper

It’s no mystery: You can learn a lot about a competitor by browsing its Web store.

clock July 13, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

Retail Features

Rich Move

Buoyed by the success of a small-scale test that tripled shopper-to-buyer conversion rates online, Anthropologie is now expanding its use of advanced Internet graphics and special effects to build sales and strengthen its bonds with customers.

clock July 13, 2005Denise Power

Technology

Burberry’s IT Bounce

At Burberry’s flagships worldwide, stylish trenchcoats stand shoulder-to-shoulder in one room; life-size toy sheep, a reminder of its bond to the wool mills of northern England, inhabit another.

clock July 13, 2005Samantha Conti

Retail Features

Louis Vuitton’s Time Out

A new workforce management initiative in Louis Vuitton’s U.S. stores drives savings to the bottom line and store managers to the front of the store.

clock July 13, 2005Denise Power

Retail Features

Video Technology in a Tube

Lord & Taylor is taking its customers behind the scenes of its fall fashion shoot with splashy new video technology for window displays.

clock July 13, 2005David Moin

Retail Features

Penney’s Set for B-T-S With New Teen Web Site

J.C. Penney is preparing for back-to-school with a new promotional Web site targeting teenagers, jcpallaccess.com.

clock July 13, 2005Holly Haber

Fashion Features

Liz, Dockers Sign to Bzz

Liz Claiborne is seeking a buzz boost for Soul by Curve for Women and Soul by Curve for Men, ahead of their September launches, while Dockers is trying to trigger talk about head-to-toe dressing in its men’s casualwear.

clock July 13, 2005Valerie Seckler

Retail Features

Shoppers: Buying Into Store Settings?

The bar for marketers is being raised by shoppers who, Roberts said in an interview, increasingly are making decisions based on how they feel about a store environment as well as a product and a brand image.

clock July 13, 2005Valerie Seckler

Fashion Features

Rising Above Fashion’s Hue and Cry

Few would question the emergence of an American consumer who is far more savvy and demanding than she was five years ago.

clock July 13, 2005Valerie Seckler

Retail Features

Valentino Extends Reach in California

The luxurious store at the shopping center, which is an hour’s drive south of Los Angeles in Costa Mesa, is the brand’s sixth in the U.S.

clock July 13, 2005Rose Apodaca

Fashion Features

New Tune: ‘Hair’ to Be Clothing Line

Sherwin “Ace” Ross, the former president of junior brand One Clothing, is looking to inject some Sixties nostalgia and sensibility into the bohemian fashion craze.

clock July 13, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

People

West Watch: Hilary’s Two-Step … Alice in La La Land … Ray’s Crew

On the eve of her summer tour, Hilary Duff, in a Giorgio Armani slip dress and Prada heels, turned out Monday night to kick off her role as the poster girl for Candie’s new juniors’ line.

clock July 13, 2005WWD Staff

Technology

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A new workforce management initiative in Louis Vuitton’s U.S. stores drives savings to the bottom line and store managers to the front of the store.

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