Natural Spring

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Designers take a youthful approach to tailored clothing for spring 2011.SEE LIST ATLEFT FOR ALL OF THISISSUE'S ARTICLES

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In Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Shia LaBeouf and Michael Douglas favor sartorial understatement, replacing the Eighties’ dandy look with sleekly tailored bespoke suits in subdued gray or navy.

Fashion Features

Greed Looks Good: Wall Street Style

As Gordon Gekko resurfaces in the hedge fund era, Oliver Stone’s much-anticipated sequel tracks the evolution of Wall Street style.

clock June 21, 2010Brenner Thomas

“It will take 18 to 24 months to digest Tommy, but we will continue to look at other acquisitions going forward.”
—Emanuel Chirico

Designer and Luxury

Manny Chirico: Man In Charge

PVH chief Manny Chirico heads up a $4.8 billion fashion giant with the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands in its portfolio.

clock June 21, 2010David Lipke

Jeremy Renner in Polo Ralph Lauren’s leather jacket, J. Crew’s cotton sweatshirt and Giorgio Armani’s cotton pants.

Lifestyle

Jeremy Renner: Toast of the Town

Jeremy Renner won acclaim in The Hurt Locker and he’s next appearing in Ben Affleck’s The Town. So why won’t he quit his day job?

clock June 21, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

On the men’s fashion map, it seems, all roads lead to Raf Simons. Now, as he prepares to be the guest designer at Pitti, the Jil Sander creative director reflects on the balance between that brand’s minimalist legacy and his own focus on the future.

Designer and Luxury

Raf Simons: The Influencer

Raf Simons, creative director at Jil Sander, reflects on the balance between that brand’s minimalist legacy and his own relentless focus on the future.

clock June 21, 2010Jean Scheidnes

From Kiton’s lower-priced CIPA 1960 line, a wool blazer that retails for $4,495.

Designer and Luxury

As Luxe Would Have It: The High-End Market Rebound

Racked by recession, the luxury market has begun to rebound, with elite brands offering gentler prices. But the affluent consumer isn’t the same.

clock June 21, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Generation Z: Paolo, Gildo and Anna Zegna in the Milan headquarters.

Designer and Luxury

Zegna Masters: 100 Years of Luxury Textiles

A century after Ermenegildo Zegna launched a new kind of Italian textile business, hisgrandchildren give new meaning to his global vision.

clock June 21, 2010Emilie Marsh

The Riccardo Tisci runway.

Fashion Features

In the Know: Menswear News

People, places and things—talking points from the world of Menswear.

clock June 21, 2010WWD Staff

Daisuke Obana of N. Hoolywood

Fashion Features

Rising In the East: Tokyo’s Top Young Designers

Five Tokyo-based designers of the moment aim to build an international presence.

clock June 21, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Frank Muytjens at his country home in Hillsdale, N.Y.

Sportswear

Let’s Be Frank: J. Crew’s Frank Muytjens

J. Crew’s Frank Muytjens has emerged as one of the most influential designers in men’s fashion.

clock June 21, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

John Varvatos: “Square-toed shoes."

Lifestyle

Fashion Mistakes Men Make

The experts weigh in on the worst blunders in men’s fashion.

clock June 21, 2010WWD Staff

Marc Jacobs’ cotton suit. Giles & Brother and Sku bracelets; Gucci sandals; Bottega Veneta sunglasses.

Fashion Features

Men’s Spring 2011 Trend: Natural Spring

Designers take a youthful approach to tailored clothing for spring.

clock June 21, 2010Alex Badia

Polo Ralph Lauren’s sweater and Nobody’s shorts, Lova’s tank top and Agave’s denim jeans, in cotton; Unis’ cotton sweater, Christopher Fischer’s cashmere sweater on neck, and Vilebrequin’s nylon shorts, Zanerobe’s polyester swim trunks.

Sportswear

Men’s Denim Trend: Summer Dream

Denim brands take inspiration from the Beach Boys and Baja.

clock June 21, 2010Alex Badia

Clockwise from top: Thom Browne, Florsheim by Duckie Brown, Gucci, To Boot New York and Church’s English Shoes.

Fashion Features

Editor’s Picks: The Best For Fall

Retro meets modern in fall’s best pieces—updated wing tips, sleek watches, sunglasses and a fresh whiff of iconic fragrances.

clock June 21, 2010Alex Badia

Gant Rugger’s new Bleecker Street store.

Fashion Features

Men’s Trend: The Retrosexual Revolution

The latest incarnation of the male consumer is a throwback to traditional masculinity, but hehasn’t abandoned the metrosexual’s attention to detail.

clock June 21, 2010David Lipke and Brenner Thomas

Confucius is born, 551 BC.

Lifestyle

Trajectories: Menswear Ups and Downs

Tracking the vagaries of the good, the bad and the really bad.

clock June 21, 2010David Lipke

Hermès’ cashmere and silk cardigan, Lanvin’s cotton shirt and Z Zegna’s wool pants. Duckie Brown gloves.

Fashion Features

Men’s Fall 2010 Trend: Outward Bound

Masculine, outdoorsy style with a hint of heritage.

clock June 21, 2010Alex Badia

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

“The Future Streets” installation in the Meatpacking District.

Business

New York City Stores to Get More Outdoor Space to Welcome Shoppers

clock 3hRosemary Feitelberg

Social Studies

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