North American Retailers Unveil Bangladesh Plan

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A group of 17 North American retailers and brands unveiled a binding five-year worker, fire and factory safety pact that will provide $42 million in funds to improve factory safety conditions in Bangladesh.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Hien Le RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Hien Le RTW Spring 2014

The designer kept things simple with silhouettes inspired by athletic basics, for men and women.

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Achtland RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Achtland RTW Spring 2014

Achtland’s Oliver Lühr and Thomas Benz found a suitable location for their first runway show: The Kronprinzenpalais, a palace with a seedy East German touch.

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Ivanman Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Ivanman Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Looks included a featherweight raincoat in pale khaki worn over an oversized white shirt.

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Issever Bahri RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Issever Bahri RTW Spring 2014

Derya Issever and Cimen Bachri, who draw from their Turkish roots each season, showed spring to a remix of the “Star Trek” theme tune.

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Augustin Teboul RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Augustin Teboul RTW Spring 2014

Annelie Augustin and Odély Teboul plied what Teboul called the “opulence of early Christianity” into their all-black fashion universe.

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Dawid Tomaszewski RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Dawid Tomaszewski RTW Spring 2014

This season, the designer toned down the glitz with appealing results.

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Schumacher RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Schumacher RTW Spring 2014

Dorothee Schumacher is having a blast for spring. Primary colors and Pop Art references made for a fun yet refined array of looks.

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Vladimir Karaleev RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Vladimir Karaleev RTW Spring 2014

Vladimir Karaleev’s deliberately haphazard approach took on more polish for his resort capsule for women and men.

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Michael Sontag RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Michael Sontag RTW Spring 2014

For spring, the designer added an element of dazzle, embellishing his draped shapes with Swarovski crystals.

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Lala Berlin RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Lala Berlin RTW Spring 2014

Leyla Piedayesh showed a sexy-tough lineup of slim-fit pants, flowing maxiskirts and dresses, leather crop tops and plunging arrow-neck dresses.

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Looks from Brooks' PureProject collection.

Sportswear

Brooks to Offer PureProject Apparel

The Seattle, Wash.-based company is setting its sights on expanding its reach in apparel.

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Burberry Prorsum Men's RTW Spring 2014

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Retail Revenue Gains 21% in Q1

The growth compares with 11 percent in the fourth quarter of last year.

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Michael Kors Men's RTW Spring 2014

Other

Michael Kors Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Channeling his Hollywood pedigree, the “Project Runway” judge said his spring line was reminiscent of David Bowie meets Cary Grant meets Ryan Gosling.

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Daniel Duty?

Government and Trade

North American Alliance Launches Bangladesh Safety Plan

Pact includes at least $42 million in funds for safety improvements and training.

clock July 10, 2013Kristi Ellis

A Marc Jacobs video on Instagram from July 4.

Media

Instagram Ready to Share

Users of the photo and video service can now embed content on additional channels, such as blogs or company Web sites.

clock July 10, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Other

Brian Stokes Mitchell Kicks Off ‘Starry Summer Nights’

The artist charmed a packed house at New York’s Town Hall on Monday with a show of Broadway songs, accompanied by pianist Tedd Firth.

clock July 10, 2013Lorna Koski

Joseph Altuzarra and a model wearing the winning design.

Designer and Luxury

Joseph Altuzarra Reflects on U.S. Woolmark Prize Win

The designer described his winning design as “an amalgamation of a lot of things.”

clock July 10, 2013Lisa Lockwood

CWST launched its Pacific Man collection at Capsule, modeled by the brand's designer, Joe Sadler.

Sportswear

Tranoï, Capsule Buyers Upbeat on Future Trends

Buyers at the shows have been enjoying strong growth in the category — growth they see continuing.

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A look from HSTRY.

Textiles

Nas Partners With Grungy Gentleman on High-End Streetwear Label

The debut designs are heavy on leather outerwear, along with accessories like leather backpacks and leather and wool baseball caps.

clock July 10, 2013David Lipke

The upcoming 84th All-Star Game is scheduled for Citi Field on Tuesday, July 16 2013.

Retail

Retailers Get In the All-Star Game

New York City is gearing up for next week’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field as merchandise is selling briskly and events abound.

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A look at Keatonrow.com.

Retail

Keatonrow.com to Bring Styling Service to Masses

Cheryl Han and Eleanor Mak created the Web site to democratize styling for those who need sartorial help, but don’t necessarily know where to get it.

clock July 10, 2013Sharon Edelson

Human Resources

Hudson’s Bay Names Nelson Mui Men’s Fashion Director

He will oversee the men’s fashion direction for both Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor.

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Retail

Palm Beach Clothing Licensed to Blue Lion

The brand was one of many under the HMX Group umbrella that Authentic Brands acquired when it purchased the company at the end of last year.

clock July 10, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Modest Back-to-School Increases Expected

Parents less guarded, more open to fashion as new school year approaches.

clock July 10, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Set

The winner and runners-up will be unveiled at a gala dinner in Manhattan Nov. 11.

clock July 10, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Media

Daily Front Row Kills Fire Island Column

Sometime in the last few days, the Daily quietly deleted the post without explanation, and it appears it’s discontinued the regular dispatches.

clock July 10, 2013Erik Maza

Media

Vanity Fair Video Channel Goes Live

The channel went live Wednesday with four original digital series.

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FLOWER POWER: Alexander McQueen Men's RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trends: Spring Tendencies

A looser tailored-clothing silhouette and a wide variety of sport-inspired casualwear were among the key trends at the spring 2014 European runway shows.

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Michael Kors Men's RTW Spring 2014

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Breaks From the Pack

The designer opted to show his spring 2014 men’s collection at his New York showroom in July, instead of waiting for New York Fashion Week.

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The Dior show in Moscow.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Mounts Fashion Show in Moscow

Fifty-four years after the House of Dior made its first trip to the Soviet Union on June 10, 1959, the brand returned for a runway show in Red Square.

clock July 11, 2013Catherine Blanchard

Achtland RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Features

10 Key Collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Highlights from the spring 2014 runways.

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Bread & Butter in Berlin

Retail

Bustling in Berlin: Fashion Takes Center Stage

With 12 fairs running concurrently, plus more than 50 runway shows, there was literally no down time for the fashion flock.

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Fashion Scoops

Moncler IPO Gains Momentum

The industry continues to buzz with the firm’s potential second attempt at an initial public offering.

clock July 11, 2013Luisa Zargani

Jay-Z in Tom Ford at "The Great Gatsby" world premiere in New York.

Fashion Scoops

Jay-Z Pens Ode to Tom Ford

The rapper’s new album, “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” which was released this week, includes a song called “Tom Ford.”

clock July 11, 2013Julia Neel

Net-A-Porter offers same-day Hamptons deliveries via The Standard's seaplane this summer.

Fashion Scoops

Net-a-porter Offering Same-Day Delivery to Hamptons

From today through Sept. 2, fashion deliveries will be transported by The Standard’s seaplane, StandAIR.

clock July 11, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Sator Capital Takes Boccaccini Stake

Boccaccini SpA controls women’s fashion accessories and ready-to-wear label L’Autre Chose.

clock July 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

The Rug Company Teams With Alexander McQueen

U.K.-based home goods outfit will offer later this year a collection of rugs, wall-hangings and cushions based on recent runway looks.

clock July 11, 2013Layla Ilchi

Fashion Scoops

Barneys Hosting Breakfast for Rupert Sanderson

Anya Ziourova, Isabel Dupré and Natalie Joos have signed up to welcome the shoe designer bright-and-early Wednesday at the Breslin.

clock July 11, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Ruth Finley to Be Honored

Fashion Calendar founder and chef Todd English will be recognized at “A Hamptons Happening,” a benefit for the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.

clock July 11, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Woolmark Bringing Flock of Sheep to Milano Unica

Experts will inform people about the wool supply chain, from wool breeding to finished goods, in the city’s Piazza del Duomo.

clock July 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

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Fashion

Carly Cushnie Closes Her Designer Business

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Social Studies

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