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Cover of WWD, August 26, 2015


  A dramatic shift in shape is taking place in men’s wear with the return of the Eighties oversize and slouchy silhouette.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Andre Walker Hair Gold System


Andre Walker Launches Multiethnic Hair Care at Target

Oprah Winfrey's personal hairstylist, Andre Walker, launches his multiethnic hair care collection in Target.

clock August 13, 2015Faye Brookman

Paul Smith

Mens Retail Business

Paul Smith Mixes Art and Commerce

In a town famous for struggling design talent, Paul Smith has defied gravity with his signature mix of art and commerce.

clock August 26, 2015Samantha Conti

At one of the most fascinating, quantifiably successful companies on earth,
work trumps all, period.

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: New Work Order

Two recent media stories suggest just how much the work world is changing while a third indicates that a considerable portion of the potential workforce may be in for a rude awakening.

clock August 26, 2015Bridget Foley

Report Card: From A to D

Fashion Features

Eye Report Card: Celebrity Fashion

From Emily Ratajkowski’s waifish frame to Zac Efron’s thick neck, a few of the best and the worst of the week.

clock August 26, 2015WWD Staff

men's loose trend, Billy Reid, Ermenegildo Zegna, Gucci

Mens Fashion

Men’s Wear Trend: Loose Change

After a decade of ultraslim proportions and fitted cuts, a fresh, slouchy silhouette and an easy attitude is taking the lead.

clock August 26, 2015Alex Badia

Amar'e Stoudemire

Mens Fashion

Fashion Scorecard: Athletes at the Men’s Shows

The best and the worst from the front rows of New York Fashion Week: Men's.

clock August 27, 2015WWD Staff

Marc Schneider and Kenneth Cole Portrait

Designer and Luxury

Kenneth Cole Reactivates Business

Three years after taking his company private, the designer is advancing his business model.

clock August 27, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Jennifer Lopez


Beauty’s Celebrity Fragrance Continuum

Beauty companies just can’t quit the celebrity circus.

clock August 27, 2015Molly Prior

Hedi Slimane

Mens Designer Luxury

Designers Highlight Androgyny for Men’s Spring 2016

The Millennial customers’ acceptance of gender non-conformity is having a dramatic impact on fashion.

clock August 27, 2015Joelle Diderich

Lyn Harris portrait


Lyn Harris Back in the Fragrance Business

Lyn Harris has cooked up a new brand, Perfumer H, based on an abiding passion for such pleasing smells as fruits, flowers and baking bread.

clock August 28, 2015Samantha Conti

men's dress shoe from Diego Vanassibara

Mens Clothing Furnishings

The Dress Shoe Makes a Comeback

Pierre Hardy, Cartujano and Diego Vanassibara were among the names that did it best.

clock August 29, 2015Lorelei Marfil

Top Men's Collections for Spring 2016, Gucci

Mens Fashion

Top 10 Spring Men’s Collections

WWD’s picks of the season’s top men’s collections.

clock August 29, 2015WWD Staff

Robert Geller socks for spring 2016

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Socks and Sandals Endure

Some rules were just meant to be broken. Love it or hate it, the all-weather socks-and-sandals look continues to have — dare we say it — legs.

clock August 29, 2015WWD Staff

Backstage at Billy Reid

Mens Fashion

Textured Hairstyles Took the Men’s Spring Runways

Slicked-back hair was last season’s favored runway look, but things swung back to the Eighties for spring.

clock August 29, 2015Luis Campuzano

Men's Accessories for Spring 2016, Men's Accessories for Spring 2016

Mens Fashion

Men’s Accessories Trend: Novelty Bags, Shoes, and More

The men’s accessories market again proves that the sky is not the limit for head-turning novelty.

clock August 29, 2015Alex Badia

A look from Greg Lauren Men's RTW Spring 2016.

Mens Designer Luxury

The New Crop: 5 Standout Men’s Wear Brands

To stand out in the growing men’s wear category is no easy task, but these brands are doing just that.

clock August 30, 2015WWD Staff

Ruby Amanfu performs with Jack White


Ruby Amanfu Is No Average Nashville Success Story

In many respects, Ruby Amanfu’s rise to the top of the musical heap in the capital of country music is extraordinary.

clock August 28, 2015Leigh Nordstrom

Andre van Noord on the runway for the Umit Benan Men's RTW Spring 2016 collection.

Mens Lifestyle

Andre and Parker van Noord: A Model Father-Son Duo

Andre van Noord is passing the baton to his son Parker who joined him on the runway this season.

clock August 28, 2015Luis Campuzano

Illustration: All wrapped up


What Market Volatility Means for Fashion Apparel and Retail Stocks

Just as fashion apparel retailing was staging what looked like a comeback, jittery investors came along and threw a wrench into the works.

clock August 26, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz


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clock 3hLuisa Zargani

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