Joseph Abboud’s Lasell College Commencement Speech

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Karen Alberg Grossman: Designer Joseph Abboud’s speech to the 2014 graduating class of Lasell College in Newton, Mass. tells a story from early in his career.

Shaping Up

Mitch Lechner

Modern dress-up means modern furnishings. PVH’s Mitch Lechner tells us what that means. By Karen Alberg Grossman

Women in Neckwear: Margo Petitti

Margo Petitti

Rhode Island-based designer Margo Petitti started her scarf and neckwear business making patchwork designs from suiting fabrics.

MR Q: Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest

Great expectations: Working with Randa, Peerless, PVH and Macy’s, is Ryan Seacrest the next big name in fashion? How would you describe your personal style and how has it evolved through the years? I’ve been fortunate to work with many great designers and stylists for my on-air jobs, and I’ve learned so much along the […]

Women in Industry Luncheon Raises Funds for K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers

K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers co-chair Allan Ellinger, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers president Joel Newman and K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers co-chair Gary Simmons.

The KIDS/Fashion Delivers luncheon honoring Celeste Gudas, Deidre Quinn and Patti Buckner, was a huge success, exceeding its $250,000 goal.

Nick Graham: He’s Back!

Nick Graham

Joe Boxer founder Nick Graham’s most recent brainstorm (in conjunction with Chuck Hellman) is colorful patterned shirts and ties, packaged together.

Editor’s Letter: Let the Trend Evolve!

Karen Alberg Grossman

Karen Alberg Grossman: While the modern dress-up trend has positively impacted all tiers of distribution, not all agree on what it looks like or how to sell it.

Joseph Abboud at the Algonquin

Karen Alberg Grossman, Joseph Abboud and Kim Cihlar

Designer Joseph Abboud spoke to a menswear industry group at the Algonquin Hotel in New York this week.

Art-Inspired, Attention-Getting PR, Texas-Style

Pockets founder David Smith and Dallas Cowboy DeMarcus Ware

Karen Alberg Grossman: Two Texas retailers, Pockets and M Penner, are using art and photography to to promote fashion.

David Zant: Fearless Leader

David Zant

David Zant, Belk’s EVP/GMM men’s, kids, home, makes the plan and lets his team execute.