Macy’s Is Lagerfeld’s Latest Fashion Project

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Karl Lagerfeld aims to give Macy’s contemporary business a kick come fall. The multitasking designer is the latest to design an exclusive capsule collection for the department store group.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Anna Wintour, Vogue Editors to Attend Tokyo FNO

This year’s Fashion’s Night Out in Japan is shaping up to be a big one.

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Financial

Hanesbrands Warns About Higher Costs

Firm’s income rose 1.6 percent in quarter.

clock July 20, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Dan Attoe, Adam Kimmel and George Herms

Parties

Adam Kimmel Imports a Little Portlandia to Chelsea

The designer invited a few west coast artists to New York this week to help craft the Barneys windows for his Carhartt collaboration.

clock July 20, 2011Matthew Lynch

Media

Vogue, InStyle Lead September Pack

Titles see strong ad page growth.

clock July 20, 2011Amy Wicks

Looks from the Palm Beach collection

Ready To Wear

HMX Relaunching Palm Beach Label

The venerable label, founded in the early 1900s, has been re-created by its owners and is being relaunched for spring.

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People

Man of the Week: Rupert Murdoch

The embattled leader of News Corp. should be hacking into Salvatore Ferragamo’s design studio for tips.

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Financial

JA Apparel Said to Favor Licensing Model

Private equity firm J.W. Childs has decided not to sell the company and instead will pursue a licensing business model, sources said.

clock July 21, 2011Vicki M. Young

Scott Branscum, right, is spearheading the brand.

Ready To Wear

Massif: A Fresh Take on Street Combat

The elite U.S. forces of the CIA, SWAT teams, Coast Guard and firefighters are protected by flame-retardant, high-performance apparel created by the company.

clock July 21, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Elizabeth Anyaa’s silk chiffon dress with wool felt embellishment.

Fashion Trends

Show & Tell

Read all about it. A look at the next crop of fledgling designers.

clock July 21, 2011Venessa Lau

Toby Tucker’s Lycra dress. Keds sneakers.

Sportswear

Tucker Sets Sights on Tennis

Former InStyle fashion market director Toby Tucker launched her own line of golfwear last year, now she’s set her sights on another country-club staple.

clock July 21, 2011Venessa Lau

Drew Barrymore in Neiman Marcus’ fall campaign.

Media

Memo Pad: Neiman Marcus Channels Old Hollywood… Tavi Teen Spirit…

Neiman Marcus is summoning the lure of mid-century Hollywood with a cinematic fall advertising campaign featuring Drew Barrymore.

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Retail

Daffy’s Taps Vanessa LeFebvre

She succeeds Chris Friedlander, who held the similar position of executive vice president and general merchandise manager and left the company in April.

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A spring look by Lucio Castro.

Designer and Luxury

Lucio Castro’s Natural History Play

Following six years at A|X Armani Exchange the designer is launching his own label for spring.

clock July 21, 2011David Lipke

Fahlgren

Retail

Spring Options Abound at NY Trade Shows

An array of appealing items for spring on display this week buoyed retailers’ optimism that the momentum in men’s wear will roll on.

clock July 21, 2011Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

Sketches from Karl Lagerfeld’s Macy’s line.

Retail

Macy’s Is Lagerfeld’s Latest Fashion Project

The multitasking designer is the latest to design an exclusive capsule collection for the department store group.

clock July 21, 2011David Moin and Miles Socha

Human Resources

Kathy Glynn Named President of Andrew Marc

She reports to Jeanette Nostra, president of G-III.

clock July 21, 2011Lisa Lockwood

A rendering of Denim Habit, opening in the Meatpacking District.

Denim

Denim Habit’s New Space

The 2,250-square-foot flagship reflects its owner’s belief that women don’t buy premium jeans the same way they used to.

clock July 21, 2011Sharon Edelson

Retail

Bridgepoint Buys La Gardenia Chain

The parties did not disclose financial terms of the transaction.

clock July 21, 2011Luisa Zargani

Business Features

Dior Denies Red-Soled Shoes

The news may come as a relief to Christian Louboutin, who owns the red-sole trademark and has gone to court to defend it.

clock July 21, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

CFDA’s New CEO…Gucci’s Coming to America…

Steven Kolb, who has served as executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America for five years, has been promoted to chief executive officer.

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