Nordstrom Seeks Site for Downtown Store

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Nordstrom doesn’t want to be left out of the retail resurgence of Lower Manhattan. The Seattle-based retailer is said to be looking for space to open a full-line store downtown. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Véronique Leroy RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Véronique Leroy RTW Spring 2015

A bourgeoise faced with sudden loss of social status was the inspiration for the designer’s show.

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Alessandra Rich RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Alessandra Rich RTW Spring 2015

“It’s ‘Dynasty,’ ‘Santa Barbara’ and ‘Dallas,’ all put together,” Rich said about her spring collection — and she wasn’t kidding.

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Avelon RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Avelon RTW Spring 2015

Dutch designer Erik Frenken gleaned inspiration from worldwide travel and images by Jimmy Nelson, a specialist in tribal and indigenous people portraiture.

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Financial

Zalando Falls Short on IPO

The German e-tail giant saw its debut on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange fizzle on Wednesday, as shares closed at exactly the same level as the issue price.

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Magic Las Vegas

Business Features

Advanstar and UBM Ink $972M Deal

The deal is expected to close by yearend.

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Haley Bennett, Mackenzie Davis and Mia Goth

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Louis Vuitton

Guests included Michelle Williams, Jennifer Connelly, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Selena Gomez.

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Jean Pigozzi and Alexia Niedzielski

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Moncler Gamme Rouge

Jean Pigozzi, Marie-Ange Casta and Deborah François were among the guests.

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Robert Shearer

Human Resources

VF Finance Chief Robert Shearer Sets Retirement

Scott Roe, currently vice president, controller and chief accounting officer, will succeed Shearer in the cfo role.

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Moncler Gamme Rouge RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Moncler Gamme Rouge RTW Spring 2015

The collection ticked all the usual boxes, referencing typical types who congregate near the water: sailors, lifeguards and holidaymakers.

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Louis Vuitton RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Louis Vuitton RTW Spring 2015

The juxtaposition — or was it a fusion? — of techno cool with the warm, nostalgic familiar presaged Nicolas Ghesquière’s second collection for Vuitton.

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Miu Miu RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Miu Miu RTW Spring 2015

“Female trouble” were the first words out of Miuccia Prada’s mouth when asked for a comment on her collection.

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Karl Lagerfeld RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Karl Lagerfeld RTW Spring 2015

The designer threw an appealing curveball of color and print into the clothes, brightening them up with pink, yellow and faded blue denim.

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Media

The New York Times to Cut 100 Jobs

Volatility in print advertising and missteps in digital innovation weigh down the newspaper.

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Hermès RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Hermès RTW Spring 2015

For his final Hermès collection, Christophe Lemaire confidently homed in on all the elements that have defined his tenure at the house.

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Textiles

Men Pace Growth in Sock Sales

Overall sales for the category rise 1.7% in 12 months through August.

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Government and Trade

U.S and Brazil Deal Ends Cotton Dispute

The countries have reached an agreement to end a decade-old cotton-subsidy dispute that had placed U.S. apparel and textile exports in the crosshairs.

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Calvin Klein Jeans’ cotton and Lycra jeans and Levi’s cotton shirt. Leisure Society by Shane Baum sunglasses; Ralph Lauren belt.

Denim

Men’s Wear Trend: Denim Wave

Deep washes, heavy destroy effects and bleach-out details are some of the elements that defined the worn-in denim look for spring.

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Financial

Report Focuses on China Real Estate Strategies

Brands must be increasingly strategic when choosing where to open stores, particularly as landlords of shopping centers employ unfair business tactics.

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Wrangler

Textiles

Key Men’s Denim Trend: Comfort

As sales slump, men’s labels turn to the ath-leisure trend.

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Textiles

Stone Island, Supreme Team for Men’s Capsule

Manufactured by Stone Island, the capsule includes an outerwear piece, called the Raso Gommato Cover Nero Jacket, along with some sweatshirts and pants.

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New Paris concept store: PHM Saints Péres.

Retail

Pierre-Henri Mattout Sets Concept Store for Men

The idea of PHM Saints Pères, located in the Saint-Germain quarter in Paris, is to “propose the best wardrobe for a man today.”

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Retail

Nordstrom Said Eyeing Downtown NYC

The Seattle-based retailer doesn’t want to be left out of the retail resurgence of Lower Manhattan.

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The October Marie Claire cover.

Media

Catherine Gundersen Named Managing Editor at Marie Claire

More staffing news is said to be coming from Marie Claire, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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Beauty

Travel Retail Flies High Again

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Social Studies