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Jean E. Palmieri

Jean Palmieri is the senior editor of men’s for WWD and managing editor of M Collections. She was instrumental in spearheading the integration of men’s wear into WWD following the closure of DNR, the company’s standalone men’s publication, in 2008. She serves as the primary editorial liaison between the men’s wear industry and the publication, and reports and writes breaking news stories as well as thoughtful analytical pieces on the state of the fashion industry. Before joining WWD, Palmieri served as executive editor of DNR, managing a staff of more than 20. She started her journalism career as an assistant editor for Direct Magazine and also served as New York bureau chief of California Apparel News. A New York City native, Palmieri has a BA in journalism and mass communications from New York University and lives with her husband and American Eskimo dog in the suburbs of the city where she enjoys participating in triathlons.

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Nike to Open First European House of Innovation in Paris

The store on the Champs-Élysées spans four floors and 26,000 square feet.

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A member of a TV crew adjusts their camera while filming near the shore of Bailey Island, Maine, where a woman swimming off the coast was killed in an apparent shark attack Monday, July 27, 2020. Two kayakers helped the person get to shore, and an ambulance provided further assistance, but she was pronounced dead at the scene, Marine Patrol said. (AP Photo/Jim Gerberich)


Former Kipling President, Julie Dimperio, Killed by Shark in Maine

She was swimming about 20 yards offshore when attacked by a Great White shark.

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WHP Licenses E. Gluck for Joseph Abboud Watches

The collection will launch this winter and be available in North America as well as 60 international countries.

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Destination XL Names Ujjwal Dhoot Chief Marketing Officer

The executive joined the company at the end of last year and was responsible for marketing during the pandemic.

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Samuelsohn, Hickey Create Medical Division for PPE Production

The company is creating medical gowns for the Canadian Department of Health and fashion masks for the public.

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Todd Snyder Sees D-to-C as Path to Future Growth

The men’s wear designer believes social media mentions are more beneficial than fashion shows today.

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ABG Group Becomes Stalking Horse for Brooks Brothers

The company, through its Sparc Group, offered a $305 million going-concern bid.

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John Varvatos Seen Exiting His Namesake Brand

A Lion Capital subsidiary is expected to acquire the bankrupt brand and merge it into AllSaints in the U.K.

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Stylist Erica Hanks Launching E-Tail Business

She created Showroom with retailer Sarah Ashley and the site targets chic working women.

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Swimmer Nathan Adrian in the One-Year-Out collection.


Polo Ralph Lauren to Create Special Olympics Collection

The One-Year-Out line will support athletes such as skateboarder Heimana Reynolds.

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Vineyard Vines to Create Special ‘Jaws’ Collection

The line is intended to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Steven Spielberg-directed thriller.

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Lion Prevails in John Varvatos Auction

The designer brand proceeds with a bid by Lion/Hendrix Cayman Ltd., already an owner in its business, to buy the company out of bankruptcy.

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Brooks Brothers Seeks to Sell Southwick Facility for $14M

The men’s wear brand’s bankrupt entities are seeking to sell the manufacturing facility in Massachusetts.

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Marshawn Lynch’s Beast Mode Web Site to Be Operated by Fanatics

The NFL running back started the lifestyle apparel brand in 2014.

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Stores Take Cautious Course in Perplexing B-t-s Season

Computers and other at-home learning tools will outpace apparel sales.

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