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The Top 10 Shows From the Men's Spring 2017 Runways

From Miuccia Prada’s activewear to Demna Gvasalia’s power suit at Balenciaga, here are the 10 most directional shows of the spring season.

clock 15hWWD Staff

The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock August 23, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

Fashion

Earthquake Rattles Rome, Stirs Designers to Extend Support

Fashion personalities took to social media as the death toll reached 73 following the 6.2 magnitude quake.

clock 9hSandra Salibian and Miles Socha

In Focus

Carol Lim and Humberto Leon Give Kenzo a Street Edge

Backstage at Kenzo Men's Spring 2017

Mugler, Formichetti On to New Chapters

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Overview

Thierry Mugler is parting ways with Nicola Formichetti, the superstylist called in two years ago to rev up its inchoate fashion business.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Japanese Stores Post March Gains

Retailers enjoyed sales increases across the board last month as warmer weather and an overall rise in the economy encouraged spending.

clock April 2, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Designer and Luxury

Mugler, Nicola Formichetti on to Next Acts

The French firm is parting ways with the superstylist called in two years ago to rev up its women’s fashion business.

clock April 2, 2013Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Coach Unveils New Look Tokyo Store

The 4,944-square-foot unit follows the same design principles as that of the brand’s shop-in-shop at Macy’s Herald Square.

clock April 2, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Fashion Features

Angela Cummings Returns to Jewelry With Assael Collaboration

The pearl, diamond and precious stone pieces reflect the designer’s aesthetic, which often takes its cues from the organic shapes of the sea world.

clock April 3, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Richard Hayne’s Pay at Urban Outfitters Up, but Only to $33K

Returning to the role of chief executive officer last year, he sticks with annual salary of $1.

clock April 2, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Parties

Robert Redford Does the Talking as ‘The Company You Keep’ Bows

The director and star of the film led a pack that included Brit Marling and shy Shia LaBeouf.

clock April 2, 2013Taylor Harris

Intimates and Activewear

Happy Socks Opens New York Store

The jewel box space, on a heavily trafficked stretch in SoHo, was conceived as an all-white showcase for the colorfully patterned Happy Socks designs.

clock April 2, 2013David Lipke

Retail/Business

Massif Line to Be Discontinued

The brand’s parent company pulled the plug so it could focus on its core business, which is outfitting the elite U.S. forces of the CIA and more.

clock April 2, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

J.C. Penney’s Ron Johnson Sees Pay Fall to $1.9M

Stock awards vaulted the ceo’s pay to more than $50 million in 2011.

clock April 2, 2013Evan Clark

Executive Changes

Bebe Names New Chief Merchandising Officer

Continuing to rebuild its top management, the retailer tapped Katrina Glusac to succeed Renee Bell, who left three weeks ago.

clock April 2, 2013David Moin

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Contemporary Heats Up in Japan

A flurry of activity is occurring within this segment, which taps into Japanese consumers’ penchant for strong design at an accessible price point.

clock April 3, 2013Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

People

Deap Vally Ready to Hit the Road

Burgeoning blues rock power duo Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards are set to conquer the upcoming festival season, which kicks off with Coachella this month.

clock April 3, 2013Tara Bonet-Black

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: Everyone Wants China’s First Lady

In principle, Peng Liyuan is promoting Chinese fashion by wearing it. But getting her to support a program is an entirely different matter.

clock April 3, 2013Huang Hung

Denim

Denim M&A: Wait and See

The focus back to darker washes and finishes for fall could stir up more interest in the traditional premium fashion denim brands.

clock April 3, 2013Vicki M. Young

Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: All About Ease

There’s a certain sensibility to the new season, making for a look that’s undone yet ever so pulled together.

clock April 3, 2013Bobbi Queen

Specialty Stores

Iro Opens First U.S. Store, More Planned

The French brand, which last week unveiled a 2,000-square-foot flagship in New York, is looking to open 20 additional stores in the next few years.

clock April 3, 2013Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Saint Laurent Rock Star Campaigns Continue

The next ad campaign, slated to break later this month, will feature Courtney Love, Kim Gordon, Marilyn Manson and Ariel Pink.

clock April 3, 2013Miles Socha

Memo Pad

SEC OKs Social Media as Means to Reveal Key Information

Tweets and Facebook posts just got legitimized for the corporate world.

clock April 3, 2013Evan Clark

Memo Pad

RMO and Wetherly Fashion Group Merging to Broaden Reach

The new public relations firm will be known as RMO Wetherly and will boast a roster of fashion and luxury clients in the U.S. and the U.K.

clock April 3, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

KKR on the Prowl for Fashion Acquisition

Private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has entered into exclusive talks to acquire Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, according to a source.

clock April 3, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Kate Hudson Visits the Capital

The actress spent Tuesday meeting with 50 high school winners of Ann Inc.’s ANNpower Vital Voices Initiative awards while her family visited the sights.

clock April 3, 2013Susan Watters

Fashion Scoops

Céline Bows on Rodeo Drive

The brand’s 3,100-square-foot location opened Saturday, marking its return to the luxury thoroughfare after an absence of several years.

clock April 3, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Brands Hosting Parties and More at Coachella

Returning festival sponsor H&M will host a La Quinta pool party on April 13 as well as a tent on the Indio, Calif., festival grounds April 12-14.

clock April 3, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Banana Republic’s Simon Kneen to Be Honored

The brand’s creative director and executive vice president, design, will be awarded an honorary degree from Kingston University in London on April 8.

clock April 3, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Gearing Up for Milan Design Week

On April 9, the fashion designer and photographer will unveil the fruits of his second collaboration with Italian luxury design company Cassina.

clock April 3, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Fondazione Prada Exhibit Coming to Venice

A new exhibition at its historic Ca’ Corner Della Regina show space will open June 1 and run through November 24, coinciding with the annual Venice Biennale.

clock April 3, 2013Cynthia Martens

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