Best-Dressed Men at the Met Gala

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William Buckley: Some men at the Met Gala took the word ‘costume’ more literally than others (ahem…Johnny Depp), but if you can’t go all out at the Met Gala, when can you?

Underwear Interview: Youngju Hampton, PVH

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William Buckley talks to PVH’s Youngju Hampton about underwear trends at Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Izod, Chaps and Van Heusen.

Underwear Interview: Yarden Gagnon, Tani

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Tani’s creative director Yardon Gagnon has been in the underwear industry for more than 20 years, with senior positions at many major brands. Perhaps most notably, Gagnon’s tenure at Calvin Klein Underwear resulted in some of the most successful product launches in the category ever, and chances are the underwear you are wearing right now was […]

Murry to Retire at Calvin Klein

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Calvin Klein CEO Tom Murry announced that he will retire and Calvin Klein president and chief commercial officer Steve Shiffman will become the next CEO.

Calvin Klein White Label Spring 2014 Presentation

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Calvin Klein held its white label presentation last week, featuring every category from underwear to tailored clothing.

Vegas Highlights: Peerless’ platoon

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William Buckley: The Peerless booth at MRket presented a veritable platoon of mannequins decked out in suits and overcoats, all impeccably appointed, from their considerable portfolio of brands.

Obituary: Allen Tucker

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Allen Tucker, a menswear executive who helped launch the Calvin Klein sportswear business in the 1970s, has died. He was 62.

Rothmans moves to new location in Manhattan

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After 25 years on Manhattan’s Union Square, Ken and Jim Giddon (MR Uptown/Downtown award winners) are moving uptown…only one block, physically, to 18th and Park, but by this editor’s reckoning, to a whole new level in terms of luxurious visual appeal. The biggest difference, notes Ken Giddon, “is that we’re mostly on one floor now. […]

PVH reacquires European rights to CK Calvin Klein apparel and accessories

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NEW YORK– PVH Corp. announced today that its Calvin Klein, Inc. subsidiary was exercising its rights to reacquire the existing license agreements held by Warnaco for the distribution and sale of CK Calvin Klein apparel and accessories and the operation of retail stores in Europe, effective in 2013. As a result of this move, PVH International, a […]

Calvin Klein and company donate $2 million to FIT

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The Fashion Institute of Technology announced that designer Calvin Klein has given the school $1 million, which was matched by his company, the PVH subsidiary Calvin Klein, Inc.