Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.
The companies expect their transactions to total 400 billion yen, or $4.6 billion at current exchange.
Looser-fitting styles try to work in still-hot skinny trend.
Capsule men’s vendors sell military-inspired and preppy sportswear, as well as sunny, nostalgia-infused beachwear.
The men’s business is getting a bit better — and shirts are leading the way.
Rodarte’s designers did not show up for a White House ceremony in their honor.