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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.

Denim’s Latest Wave: Superskinny Styles Feed Boom in Sales

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Overview

The denim pendulum has swung. Retailers at specialty boutiques in the U.S. and Europe are bringing superskinny, unembellished jeans front and center and moving their boot-cut styles to the back of their stores.

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Fashion Features

Denim’s Latest Wave: Superskinny Styles Feed Boom in Sales

The denim pendulum has swung back and stores around the world are kicking out boot-cut styles in favor of superskinny jeans.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Back At Cartier … Hudson’s Bay Closings … Federated Closing Facility …

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

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Financial

H&M Profits Rise, U.S. Sales Robust

Sweden’s Hennes & Mauritz on Wednesday said profits increased 16 percent in the first quarter, but warned that cold March weather in Europe meant a soft start to spring.

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Financial

Inditex Income Up 26% for Year

Spanish retailer Inditex, which runs Zara, said it’s ramping up expansion in Asia and Europe as it reported a 26 percent gain in 2005 net income.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Nicky’s Bedtime … Bye-Bye, Diego … Screen Test …

Nicky Hilton turned up at AmericasMart in Atlanta last Friday to promote her Nicky Hilton Worldwide line with a fashion show.

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Financial

IT Holding Losses Expand to $23.4M

IT Holding SpA widened its losses in 2005, but the company said it is optimistic for 2006.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Analysts Bullish on Clarins … Imperial Chemical in Deal for Shaw Mudge … Israeli Cosmetics’ Sales Surpass $200M in ’05

Financial analysts were upbeat about Groupe Clarins’ turnout for 2005.

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Financial

Bulgari’s Trapani Touts 32.3% Uptick in 4Q Net

Bulgari fell a bit short of its 2005 profitability target, but chief executive Francesco Trapani said he’s upbeat about a 32.3 percent surge in fourth-quarter net profits and a good start to the current year.

clock March 30, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Memo Pad: Everyone’s A Critic … Look Alive

The Pulitzer Prize, in theory at least, is supposed to be a pure expression of journalistic merit.

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Fashion Features

An Animation Invasion

Animated characters from Tom and Jerry to Snoopy are flying high and entering a more sophisticated orbit with a modern luxury spin.

clock March 30, 2006Robert Murphy

Retail Features

Walter Goes on the Air

Walter Baker has sought to make shopping for his brand as easy as flipping on the TV set.

clock March 30, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Fashion Features

Newcomers Break Into the Game

A fresh crop of brands is looking for space in the $16.2 billion women’s activewear arena dominated by a few global players.

clock March 30, 2006Melanie Kletter and Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Features

Fashion Takes Paris

Top collections for fall in the City of Light based on Style.com page views during the first 12 days they were posted online.

clock March 30, 2006Cecily Hall and Emily Kaiser

Fashion Features

Right Partner Key To Sourcing Plans

Manufacturing, like marriage, comes down to finding the right partner.

clock March 30, 2006Vicki Rothrock and Constance Haisma-Kwok

Financial

Treasury Warns on China Currency

U.S. Treasury Undersecretary Timothy Adams sent a strong warning to China Wednesday that it has not done enough to allow its currency to appreciate against the dollar.

clock March 30, 2006Kristi Ellis

Financial

Belk Profits Leap 10.3% in ’05

Proffitt’s and McRae’s stores opened as Belk on March 8. The $620 million deal was completed in July.

clock March 30, 2006David Moin

Financial

GM Design Said Sold

It looks like GM Design Group has a new owner.

clock March 30, 2006Julee Greenberg

Financial

Obituary: Walter Singer, 76, Apparel Executive

Walter Singer, 76, an apparel executive whose career path was ever-changing, died Friday at his son Mark’s home in Westport, Conn.

clock March 30, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Obituary: Luigi d’Urso Dies at 52

Luigi d’Urso, the stylish Italian businessman and art historian who was married to French designer and model Ines de la Fressange, died Thursday of cardiac arrest, sources close to the family said Monday.

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People

Killing Time

Sex, murder and insanity aren’t usual ingredients for a charity event, but Sharon Stone proved otherwise at the “Basic Instinct 2” premiere.

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People

Skinny Minis

If there’s any doubt that spring has sprung, check out the thigh-grazing hemlines being paraded around the party circuit these days.

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People

Social Graces

“The older you get, the more you find there isn’t anything new,” intones Louis Auchincloss.

clock March 30, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

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