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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.

clock 18hWWD Staff

The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock August 23, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

Fashion

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 12hSandra Salibian and Miles Socha

In Focus

Kardashian Beauty Licensee Likely KO’d by Legal Judgment

Kardashian Beauty Fierce Collection

Tackling Counterfeiters: Major Brands Target Repeat Offender

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Overview

A lawsuit in federal court here has revealed the seizure of tens of thousands of pieces of branded apparel that were allegedly counterfeit. The case also shows how persistent counterfeiting operations can be no matter how often they are shut down.

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Fashion Features

A Refreshingly Chic Fall

The most-viewed 2007 New York fall collections on Style.com.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

House Action to Curb China Growth Gains Steam

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers, looking to capitalize on momentum on Capitol Hill to restrain China’s growth, reintroduced a bill Wednesday that would add currency manipulation to the list of unfair trade practices actionable under U.S. law.

clock March 1, 2007Kristi Ellis

Financial

Importers Wary of Democrats’ Focus on Worker Rights

Apparel importers who bring billions of dollars worth of clothing and textiles to the U.S. from foreign factories each year are worried about the new trade agenda of Congressional Democrats that places a premium on workers’ rights and intensifies…

clock March 1, 2007Kristi Ellis

Financial

Azzaro Sets Ambitious Plan

After engineering a rapid renaissance at the house of Loris Azzaro, designer Vanessa Seward, known for her ultra glamorous evening confections, is spearheading the second phase of the brand’s development.

clock March 1, 2007Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

In Brief

VF Imagewear Inc., a subsidiary of VF Corp., has acquired most of the assets of Majestic Athletic Inc. and its related companies.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Buffalo Lands in London

After testing the waters with a temporary London store in the summer, Canadian denim brand Buffalo David Bitton is making its U.K. presence permanent.

clock March 1, 2007Nina Jones

Retail Features

Replay Launches Collectors Line

Italian denim label Replay launched a limited edition pair of jeans to mark its 25th anniversary last year, and the project has planted the seeds for the company’s latest venture.

clock March 1, 2007Ross Tucker

Retail Features

Levi’s Honors Warhol Anniversary

Levi’s marked the 20th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s death last week with a runway show for its Warhol Factory X Levi’s fall collection.

clock March 1, 2007Ross Tucker

Retail Features

Martine Sitbon Returns With Launch of New Label

Martine Sitbon, a stalwart of the Paris fashion scene and a former Chloe designer, knows the winds of change.

clock March 1, 2007Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Chloe’s New Designer Looks to Put His Spin on Brand

He gives colors quirky names like “depressed pistachio”; crafts small, 3-D dress shapes out of paper and Scotch tape, and shuns theater and drama on the runway in favor of real clothes.

clock March 1, 2007Miles Socha

People

Home to Roost

The Museum of the City of New York lured bare-legged and train-bedecked ladies up Fifth Avenue to its annual Winter Ball Tuesday night, this year cosponsored by Valentino and Graff.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

History Boy

There is a common perception that actors ought to stick to their lines if they want to sound intelligent, but that’s not true in Hugh Dancy’s case.

clock March 1, 2007Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Radio Days

In his 30-year career, Eric Bogosian has written two novels and more than a dozen plays, in addition to working as an actor with everyone from Woody Allen to Steven Seagal. A revival of his breakout hit “Talk Radio,” starring Liev Schreiber, opens at…

clock March 1, 2007Jacob Bernstein

Fashion Features

Getting Specific

Albert Kriemler knows his customer, and she’s not interested in looking plucked from the latest high-concept fashion spread. Whereas, last season, he took a misguided detour into trendy territory, here he stayed the sleek and chic course that he does…

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Philo Facts…Love and Haste…Hair Today

Former Chloe designer Phoebe Philo may be investigating the eventual launch of a signature collection, and meeting with potential backers. But she is said to have a personal project in the works, too.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Harsh Words… Building A Biger House… What about The Back Of The Cereal Box…

Vera Wang may be navigating her relationship with New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn with caution, but Bud Konheim, chief executive officer of Nicole Miller, has no qualms about telling Horyn his true feelings.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Bluefly Sales Up, But Loss Widens

Despite a 27.5 percent sales gain, Bluefly Inc. said on Wednesday that it posted a widened loss for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31.

clock March 1, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

Limited Income Slips in Qtr.

Fueled by robust traffic at its Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works divisions, Limited Brands Inc. cracked $10 billion in sales in 2006 and showed improvements in operating profits throughout the year.

clock March 1, 2007David Moin

Financial

Stock Market Mounts Slight Comeback

As the stock market rebounded slightly from Tuesday’s massive sell-off, analysts said Wednesday that the retail sector will likely recover.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Mineral Makeup a Rock for Bare Escentuals in Quarter

Bare Escentuals sold more women in more places on the mineral makeup concept, resulting in yet another quarterly sales surge.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Restructuring Costs Drag Down Liz Net

Declines in profits at Liz Claiborne Inc. in both the fourth quarter and the full year, a result of restructuring charges, marked a tough debut for chief executive officer William L. McComb.

clock March 1, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Tackling Counterfeiters: Major Brands Target Repeat Offender

Timberland and Nautica filed a joint complaint in the Southern District of New York on Feb. 2, accusing Trendy USA Inc., a company operating in the heart of…

clock March 1, 2007Ross Tucker

Financial

Living the High Life: Versace to Design Helicopter

Versace is expanding its movable feast. The brand, which has already rolled out versions of private jets, yachts and sports cars, is moving into yet another facet of luxury transportation: helicopters.

clock March 1, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

Signature Notions

Was Valentino’s show on Wednesday the last ready-to-wear collection for the Roman fashion legend?

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

For a Good Time

It’s a good thing the day started absolument beau, weather-wise, because security at Karl Lagerfeld’s 9:30 a.m. show kept top editors and buyers waiting outside.

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Dior’s Jungle Look

The build-up for Dior’s latest fine jewelry collection started in January when the house gave a virtual preview on the Internet’s “Second Life.”

clock March 1, 2007WWD Staff

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