A Better Day for Dad: Retailers See Uptick In Father’s Day Sales

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Human Resources

Top Designers Leave New York & Co.

The departures compound the challenges confronting the $1 billion specialty chain.

clock June 16, 2010David Moin

A look from Artisan de Luxe.


Naouri Returns for Third Act With Artisan de Luxe

Philippe Naouri, the founding designer of Antik Denim and Pratt’s Motor Spirit, is hoping the third time is the charm for his latest label, Artisan de Luxe.

clock June 17, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Seven For All Mankind ads will break in September titles.


Seven For All Mankind Returns to Print Ads

New campaign will mark the premium denim brand Seven for All Mankind’s first print initiative since fall 2008.

clock June 17, 2010David Lipke


Bettencourt Case Takes a New Turn

Talk turns to secret recordings and the possibility of Swiss bank accounts containing tens of millions of euros.

clock June 17, 2010Jennifer Weil

La Palina Cigar's


Bill Paley Jr. Lights Up

The broadcasting heir Bill Paley Jr. is reigniting the family’s cigar business.

clock June 17, 2010Emily Holt

HRH Prince Harry of Wales


Summer Tip Sheet

This season’s hottest soirees.

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Allegra Houston


Allegra Huston Howls at the Moon

Allegra Huston, daughter of legendary director John Huston, has written a hilarious, 10-page screenplay.

clock June 17, 2010Vanessa Lawrence


Bidding for Ferré, Ittierre Begins

The state-appointed administrators of IT Holding SpA launched the auction of the Gianfranco Ferré fashion house and of Italian manufacturing firm Ittierre SpA.

clock June 17, 2010Luisa Zargani


Mark Lee Joins Yoox Board

The former chief executive officer of the Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent brands will join the board of Yoox Corp.

clock June 17, 2010Luisa Zargani

Jüergen Mayer’s organic structures.

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein Plots Berlin Event

The World of Calvin Klein is coming here in a big way on July 7.

clock June 17, 2010Melissa Drier

Hermès’ opening party.

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Grows in Chicago

Hermès has stepped up its presence here, more than doubling in size at a new retail location at Oak and Rush Streets in Chicago.

clock June 17, 2010Beth Wilson


WSJ.’s Gaudoin Resigns… Read the Fine Print… Teen Vogue Promotes Feldman…

Tina Gaudoin, editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal’s glossy luxury play WSJ., is resigning “for personal reasons.”

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A Hi Panda T-shirt designed by Jiji.

Fashion Scoops

Spot the Panda… Not Spilling It… Nils Bills…

The newest arrivals at Charles de Gaulle Airport near Paris are pandas — not the animals, but the Hi Panda motif designed by Chinese contemporary artist Jiji.

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John Cena, Jason Fisher, Erin Andrews, Adam Ward and Tony Parker.


Gillette Awards Men’s Brand Ambassadors

A Gillette event Tuesday felt more like a game show than an occasion to mark a product inroduction.

clock June 17, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Business Features

Men’s Wearhouse Initiating Internet Push

Men’s Wearhouse adds mobile-phone shopping applications with a quirky twist.

clock June 17, 2010Joanna Ramey

Revenues in the quarter rose 3.3 percent to $606.9 million from $587.3 million.


Retail Stocks Slip Wednesday

Polo Ralph Lauren priced secondary public offering at $81 a share.

clock June 17, 2010Evan Clark and Liza Casabona

Santiago Gonzalez


Nancy Gonzalez Expands Into Men’s Bags

The all-crocodile men’s range will be called Santiago Gonzalez, after the president of the women’s luxury handbag brand.

clock June 17, 2010Brenner Thomas


Cherokee Inks Sideout Licenses

Pacts cover eyewear, hosiery, loungewear and other categories.

clock June 17, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran


Express Reports First-Quarter Profit Boost

Net sales for Express expanded 13.9 percent to $426.5 million in the period.

clock June 17, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Apolo Anton Ohno


Q&A: Olympic Athlete Apolo Anton Ohno

Apolo Anton Ohno offers his take on fatherhood, his future and fashion.

clock June 17, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Swimwear, graphic Ts and neckwear and proving popular with shoppers.

Business Features

Retailers See Uptick in Father’s Day Sales

A new survey shows consumers will spend an average of $94.32 on Father’s Day gifts this year.

clock June 17, 2010Jean E. Palmieri


Daily Stock Wrap: June 16, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

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Brioni RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Milan Men’s Fashion Preview: Brioni

Sportswear has become a major focal point for Brioni as it extends its top-flight quality and service beyond tailored clothing.

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Alexander McQueen RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Milan Men’s Fashion Preview: Alexander McQueen

For her first men’s wear in the wake of Alexander McQueen’s death, creative director Sarah Burton pushed forward with the house’s tailoring legacy.

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Alexander McQueen RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Milan Spotlight

As Milan Men’s Fashion Week kicks off Saturday, two brands on everyone’s radar will be Alexander McQueen and Brioni.

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Hudson's Bay's online marketplace.


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Social Studies

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