VF Corporation’s performance soars

VF Corp

VF Corporation announced record results for the second quarter of 2011. Revenues rose 15% to $1,840.1 million from $1,594.1 million in 2010. All VF divisions achieved double-digit revenue increases in the quarter, with the strongest growth in Outdoor & Action Sports, where revenues increased 23%. Jeanswear and Sportswear revenues each grew by 10%, Imagewear revenues […]

Gilt Groupe to sell Mad Men collection

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Luxury online retailer Gilt Groupe has signed a deal with Banana Republic to sell some of its Mad Men series-inspired apparel collection.
Following the news of the launch of the Mad Men collection by the Gap-owned fashion retail chain, Gilt Groupe is t…

Frye and Clarks preview fall 2011 and spring 2012 collections

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During New York’s recent footwear market week, MR editorial assistants Kelsey White and Hannah Roth stopped by the Frye and Clarks shoe previews to see what’s next for these young men’s perennially favorite brands.   At the Frye event, we saw plump pebbled patterns, vibrant multi-colored styles, one-eyed tie suede shoes, the new kilt pattern, […]

Schmoozing: Armani market week party

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The Giorgio Armani showroom hosted a market week party on Sunday. The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the gallery.

G-III promotes Glynn to president of Andrew Marc

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NEW YORK—G-III Apparel Group has promoted Kathy Glynn president of its Andrew Marc division. Glynn, who was previously the EVP of sales and marketing, has been with Andrew Marc since 2006. She held executive positions at Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan and Calvin Klein.

Schmoozing: Robert Talbott market party

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The Robert Talbott brand hosted a market week showroom party on Sunday. The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the gallery.

Schmoozing: David Donahue showroom opening party

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The David Donahue furnishings brand hosted a market week party to celebrate the opening of their new showroom. The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the gallery.

Schmoozing: ENK/William Rast market party

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The ENK New York trade show and the William Rast brand hosted a party at the Dream Hotel. The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the gallery.

Schmoozing: 2011 Uptown/Downtown Awards Dinner

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MR Magazine hosted the sixth annual Uptown/Downtown Awards dinner at the Four Seasons restaurant in Midtown Manhattan on Monday to honor two Menswear Hall of Fame inductees, Russ Patrick of Neiman Marcus and David Witman of Nordstrom, along with 12 retailers: Blackbird, The Claymore Shop, David Wood, Fred Segal Man, Godfry’s, Haberdash, Harley’s, Kositchek’s, Norton […]

Price increases help HanesBrands top Q2 forecasts

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Strong growth in its outerwear and international business has helped HanesBrands to a 1.6% rise in second quarter profit, with product price rises helping the T-shirt and underwear maker offset higher input costs. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina base…