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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 2hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 2hWWD Staff

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

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Overview

Despite the patchy economic environment, a feel-good energy pulsed through the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade fair, reflecting an optimistic outlook from vendors for 2013. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion

Alexander McQueen Men’s RTW Fall 2013

This dramatic collection may have been rich with references to British heritage weaves and fabrics, but it was forward-looking and utterly fresh.

clock January 8, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Brioni’s Brendan Mullane Looked to Past for Future Direction

Now owned by PPR, brand preps for first collection under men’s creative director Brendan Mullane.

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Clothing/Furnishings

Isaia to Offer New Collection

Luxury men’s brand said it will introduce Eidos, a younger-skewed and lower-priced tailored clothing and furnishings collection, for fall 2013.

clock January 9, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Joseph Abboud Goes Upscale With Red Label Launch

The line, manufactured in partnership with Italy’s Cipriani SpA, made its debut at Pitti Uomo in Florence this week.

clock January 9, 2013David Lipke

Sportswear

This and That From Pitti Uomo

Highlights from the men’s exhibitions in Florence.

clock January 10, 2013WWD Staff

Retail/Business

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

Heritage patterns in suits, technical outerwear and creative knitwear seen as key opportunities for fall.

clock January 9, 2013Katya Foreman and Alessandra Turra and Gordon Sorlini

Designer and Luxury

Lapo Elkann Mulling IPO for Italia Independent

Founder is is hoping to develop the brand globally and is considering either a public offering or selling a stake to a “foreign group or individual.”

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger Unveils Revamped Tailored Collection in London

Formerly under license with Holy Fashion Group but now in-house, Tailored features day, evening, work and weekend wear.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion

London Men’s Shows Finding Their Footing

The city’s second edition of London Collections: Men sparked some controversy, due to its timing, but also created fans.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

People

Alber Elbaz Honored at YMA Dinner

You could have heard a pin drop when the Lanvin artistic director accepted his award at the YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner.

clock January 10, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 2hLorelei Marfil

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