Tommy’s Fresh Targets: Launching Line, Stores To Go Beyond Preppy

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Tommy Hilfiger is out to woo the twentysomething customer with a new men’s and women’s lifestyle collection that has its own retail footprint.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fast Retailing Starts Bangladesh Initiative

Executives said the effort is considered a charitable enterprise.

clock July 14, 2010Kelly Wetherille


Retail Apparel Sales Rise, But Consumers Still Cautious

Clothing and accessories store sales were up 0.6 percent to $18.2 billion compared with a month earlier.

clock July 14, 2010Kristi Ellis and Evan Clark


Fairchild Names Peter Kaplan Editorial Director

Kaplan will have editorial oversight of Fairchild Fashion Group’s portfolio, including WWD,, Footwear News and Menswear.

clock July 14, 2010Amy Wicks

A look from Penney’s b-t-s campaign.


Penney’s Using New Media for B-t-s Push

Penney’s b-t-s campaign largely built around digital and social media and mobile marketing.

clock July 15, 2010David Moin

Ramblers Way Farm

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New York Market: New and Noteworthy Men’s Brands

Ramblers Way Farm, Zanerobe and Kitsuné are a few brands to note at the men’s trade shows.

clock July 15, 2010WWD Staff

A look from the Haspel collection.


Haspel to Debut Sportswear for Spring

Haspel, best known as a seasonal suit resource, will unveil its first comprehensive sportswear collection at MRket.

clock July 15, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

American Crew’s Trichology Hair Recovery Foam


American Crew Expanding Trichology Line

American Crew, the men’s salon brand, is looking to boost its hair thickening business.

clock July 15, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Yves Saint Laurent Men's RTW Spring 2011

Fashion Features

Shifting into Neutral: Men’s Spring 2011 Runway Trend

From the Milan and Paris runways, designers are tapping into sandy tones and turning to neutral hues for the spring season.

clock July 15, 2010Alex Badia

DKNY’s cotton and nylon jacket, Opening Ceremony’s cashmere shirt and Original Penguin’s cotton shorts. Agave belt.

Fashion Features

Men’s Spring 2011 Trend: By the Sea

Casual dressing infused with a seaside flair and a bohemian attitude is the unifying message for the spring collections being shown at New York market week.

clock July 15, 2010Alex Badia

Gonzalo Lebrija’s video, “The Distance Between You and Me,” shown on Sunset Boulevard.


Painting the Town: Curator Shamim Momin Makes Her Mark in LA

Curator Shamim Momin is taking contemporary art out of galleries and into public spaces.

clock July 15, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran


At the Swearing In of Ann Stock

Ann Stock, now Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, wore a baby blue cotton pique suit for the ceremony.

clock July 15, 2010WWD Staff

An interior view of Morimoto Napa.


Feast for the Eye: Morimoto Restaurant Opens in Napa

Masaharu Morimoto of “Iron Chef” fame is looking to conquer California.

clock July 15, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Robert Graham offers strong in-season packages.

Business Features

Men’s Retailers Adjust to Economic Challenges

Merchants say business is stable, but far from spectacular.

clock July 15, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Jim Tarica, Larry Tarica Chairman, CEO; President, COO; Jimlar Corp.

Business Features

Li & Fung Said Near Deal for Jimlar Corp.

LF USA may acquire $450M footwear firm Jimlar Corp, and possibly work out a deal with Sears for a series of brand launches.

clock July 15, 2010Vicki M. Young


Inditex to Enter Australia, South Africa

Zara owner expands global footprint.

clock July 15, 2010Stephanie Epiro

Lady Gaga in 2009

Fashion Scoops

Coty Denies Lady Gaga Scent Deal… Selfridges Says Sorry…

Lady Gaga scent rumors are false, say Coty execs.

clock July 15, 2010WWD Staff

A St. John jewelry sketch.

Designer and Luxury

St. John Creating Jewelry Unit

Fashion brand St. John seeks to grow business, launches jewelry for spring.

clock July 15, 2010Marcy Medina


Daily Stock Wrap: July 14, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock July 15, 2010WWD Staff

Janet Jackson in the Blackglama campaign.


Janet Jackson Poses for Blackglama… Show Time for Playboy…

Janet Jackson will join the ranks of Diana Ross, Sophia Loren and Elizabeth Hurley, as the newest face in the Blackglama campaign, “What Becomes a Legend Most?”

clock July 15, 2010WWD Staff


Hilfiger Launching Collection and Retail Concept

Tommy, a new, more edgy lifestyle brand from Tommy Hilfiger, aims at twentysomethings.

clock July 15, 2010Sharon Edelson


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