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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

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Fashion

Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

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Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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Is PETA Defanged? Fur Looks Are Back and Off Runways

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Overview

Let the fur fly. That seemed to be the motto of designers showing during New York Fashion Week last week, and the buyers, editors and socialites sitting in the front rows.

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Trade Deficit Hits Record As Industry Imports Rise

The U.S. trade deficit hit a record $763.6 billion last year, including apparel and textile imports that increased 2.6 percent, to 52.2 billion square meter equivalents valued at $93.3 billion.

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Balmain's homage to Edith Piaf.

Fashion Features

ISPA Goes Beyond Beauty With ITEC

The International Spa Association and ITEC France, which organizes the Beyond Beauty trade show here, have formed a strategic alliance.

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Looks from Girls Gone Wild's new apparel

Fashion Features

Girls Gone Wild Pushes Clothes

“Girls Gone Wild” is synonymous with women wearing, well, nothing. So the launch of its apparel lines – with the motto, “when clothing isn’t optional” – is a bit ironic.

clock February 14, 2007Whitney Beckett

Retail

Iconix Signs Licensees

The Iconix Brand Group has lined up six new licenses for its Badgley Mischka, Op, London Fog and Joe Boxer brands.

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Rufus' new women's line.

Fashion Features

Rufus Translates Its Signature Colorful Men’s Shirts for Women

After making its niche in colorful men’s dress shirts, Rufus is launching a women’s line of dress shirts and shirtdresses.

clock February 14, 2007Whitney Beckett

Gap Line

Fashion Features

Just Beachy

Think easy, breezy and effortless fun. That’s the mood at Gap this summer, as in everything from cotton jersey dresses to cuffed shorts — the sort of trappings tailor-made for a little sun-kissed R&R.

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Kate Moss

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Moss On Moss… Girl’s Best Friend… Cruise Control…

“He’s showing me pictures of me!” joked Kate Moss as Sandy Nairne, director of the National Portrait Gallery in London, escorted her and Pete Doherty around the “Face of Fashion” exhibition on Monday night.

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Absent any voice-over in its Super Bowl spot, Izod flashed its brand name 23 times to the the sounds of "Fix" by the band Infidel.

Financial

Izod’s Super Buzz

Two hundred thousand hits online. Fifteen seconds of fame on Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” on post-Super Bowl Monday.

clock February 14, 2007Valerie Seckler

The vivid Cromatica papers.

Fashion Features

Arjowiggins Turns Paper Into Fashion

Emeric Thibierge, the first creative director at Arjowiggins Fine Papers, is busily working on projects.

clock February 14, 2007Valerie Seckler

Chinese Laundry hopes to differentiate its new denim line.

Retail

WWDMAGIC Kickoff: Value and Special Product

Retail buyers jumped from one end of the pricing spectrum to another as they searched for either value or high-end items as WWDMAGIC kicked off here on Tuesday.

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Chris Jensen

Retail

Arbor’s Koa-Lition Line Aims at Ecology-Minded

Chris Jensen wants consumers to wear eco-friendly politics on their sleeves.

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Olivia Palermo

Fashion Features

Is PETA Defanged? Fur Looks Are Back On and Off Runways

That seemed to be the motto of designers showing during New York Fashion Week last week, and the buyers, editors and socialites sitting in the front rows.

clock February 14, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Looks from COS.

Retail

H&M’s New Collection a Step Upmarket

The Swedish company that’s become synonymous with low-priced fast fashion is moving upmarket with COS.

clock February 14, 2007Samantha Conti

Memo Pad: Expected Departure… Summer Jobs

Joe Dolce’s time is up at Star. After a dismal second half of 2006, when both Dolce and editorial director Bonnie Fuller struggled to turn around the tabloid’s newsstand sales, he will leave his post as editor when his contract expires March 31.

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Paul Smith

Fashion Features

London Lights Up

Fashion week has begun in this city on the Thames, with showgoers dashing from Kensington to Covent Garden to Mayfair. The larger-than-usual numbers of young or first-time designers are raising audiences’ hopes. Also much anticipated: the arrival of…

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Fashion Features

More From The Shows: Todd Lynn… Allegra Hicks… Amanda Wakely…

Mick, Keith and Marilyn – Manson, that is – may be fans, and there’s no doubt that Lynn knows how to tailor – he showed perfectly cut coatdresses and pantsuits – but a few bells and whistles would have been grand.

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Financial

Levi’s Earnings Soar in 4th Quarter

John Anderson kicked off his tenure as president and chief executive officer of Levi Strauss & Co. with strong fourth-quarter earnings results, seeking to build momentum.

clock February 14, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Bally to Name Atwood Creative Director

Bally is writing a new chapter in its 156-year history with the appointment of Brian Atwood as creative director.

clock February 14, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

WWD Wednesday

Designers figured what better way to spruce up that winter wardrobe than with bold graphics, from the artsy to the abstract.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Quicksilver Lowes Guidance … Mills Favors Simon Deal

Quiksilver Inc. lowered its estimates for revenue and earnings in its fiscal first quarter and 2007 due to an unseasonably warm winter and poor snow conditions in the U.S. and Europe.

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Fashion Features

Clarifications

Cass Johnson, president of the National Council of Textile Or­ganizations, does not support efforts to encourage the governments of the U.S., China, Europe and Japan to establish a four-way free trade pact. This was unclear in an article on page…

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