Bold Colors, Patterns Provide Boost to Men’s Underwear Sales

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Overview

Fashion will be the big story in men’s underwear for spring and fall. Consumers are continuing to buy basic underwear for everyday use, especially in a down economy.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

The Diego duffel bag from the new Jérôme Dreyfuss men’s accessories line.

Textiles

Jerome Dreyfuss Launches Men’s Bags

Parisian designer created a rock ‘n’ roll-inspired accessories and handbag collection.

clock November 2, 2011Katya Foreman

Business Features

VF Assumes Control of Indian Operations

Transaction ends five-year association with Arvind.

clock November 2, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Vince Gill

People

Vince Gill Gets Personal

Musician releases new studio album, will perform tribute to Glen Campbell on CMA show next week.

clock November 2, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

A 611 shirt will be $178.

Retail

Saks Adds to Men’s Private Brands

Already the largest brand within the retailer’s men’s assortment, the company is launching two new sublabels — 212 and 611 — for the holiday season.

clock November 2, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Tommy Hilfiger’s cotton trunks and Marc by Marc Jacobs cotton sweater. Emporio Armani watch.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Under Color

While there is a clear divide between oversize logo waistbands and clean ones, bright colored underwear is the main trend of the season.

clock November 3, 2011Alex Badia

Financial

HanesBrands Thrives on Price Increases

Third-quarter profits rise 48 percent, top estimates.

clock November 3, 2011Evan Clark

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Business

Inside Barneys at Saks: A First Look

clock 21hDavid Moin

Social Studies

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