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Looking for the best squads to see for high-end NHL prospects? Here are the five best across junior, college and development leagues.
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The hard and easy paths for unbeaten teams

There are nine teams with no losses so far this season. The four in the SEC will have a hard time staying that way. Unlike, say, Clemson.

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NHL contender tiers: Where all 31 teams rank heading into 2019-20

From the elite to the mystery teams to the basement, we slot every team. Plus, Jersey Fouls of the Week, Wyshynski’s playoff picks and much more.
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Lowe: NBA’s 30 teams rated from top contenders to bottom tier

Our annual NBA tiers separate the potential title teams from the wannabes.
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NBA Power Rankings and breakout candidates for all 30 teams

Which are the best teams now, with training camps in full swing? We’re taking stock of all 30 teams and also identifying which players could be on the rise in 2019-20.
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NHL preview 2019-20: Big questions, bold predictions and a guide for all 31 teams

Top prospects. Strengths and flaws. Breakout fantasy candidates. This is what you need to know for the 2019-20 season.
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Barnwell: Picking fatal flaws for the NFL’s seven best teams

The Saints have a quarterback problem. Dallas? It can’t get after quarterbacks. Sunday showcased what’s wrong with the NFL’s elite.
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Why good teams missing playoffs is a good thing

In the debut of The Pen, Yahoo Sports' Hannah Keyser reminds us that Major League Baseball needs good ballclubs to go home in September.

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Ranking all 31 NHL teams by their forwards

We count down from No. 31 (Senators) to No. 1 (Lightning). Find out where every team lands heading into 2019-20.
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The NFL’s 11% Club: Barnwell ranks the 0-2 teams from done to long shot

Nine NFL teams have lost their first two games, including the Steelers, who also lost their starting quarterback. Do any of them have any hope?
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NHL Future Power Rankings: Projections for all 31 teams for the next three years

Which teams are best (and worst) set up for the next three seasons? We rank them from 1 (Colorado) to 31 (Ottawa).
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Gareth Pugh Teams With Richard Branson on Virgin’s New Cruise Concept 

Gareth Pugh has joined with Richard Branson to create the uniforms for Virgin’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages.
The project has been two years in the making, and sees Pugh working alongside the likes of Tom Dixon and Mark Ronson to disrupt perceptions of vacation travel at sea.
“For this project, we were really allowed to push the boundaries, and to redefine the idea of what constitutes a uniform. We ultimately wanted to make everything about it modern, luxurious and desirable — to allow the entire crew to look and feel like a million dollars, in keeping with the rest of the experience,” said Pugh.
Pugh’s collection allows crew members to choose from a range of looks for day and night. The collection includes sharp tailoring, body-con eveningwear and loose-fitting tunics, all inspired by British punk.
Collaborations with Virgin Voyages extend further with the brand teaming with Mulberry.
Playing on the classic, red high-heel synonymous with Virgin uniforms, Mulberry has created a red sneaker made by the San-Francisco based PLAE. The gender-neutral shoes are meant to be worn with Pugh’s collection.
This isn’t the first time that Branson has worked with a fashion designer on uniforms: In 2014 he tapped Vivienne Westwood to design the Virgin

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Return of the Pac? Six Pac-12 teams now ranked

While the top of the AP poll remained the same, the biggest move of the week came from the Pac-12, which now has six teams ranked, the most for the conference in almost four years.
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Celebrity Stylist Cristina Ehrlich Teams With Cheyann Benedict on Red-Carpet T-shirt Line

Hollywood stylist Cristina Ehrlich, who works with Laura Dern, Natasha Lyonne, Mandy Moore and Uzo Aduba, among others, and fashion veteran Cheyann Benedict are teaming up on a unisex “red-carpet T-shirt” collection called Plays Well With Others, featuring shoulder-pad muscle Ts, “wife-hugger” tanks, oversize crops and other high-fashion silhouettes designed to pair with designer looks.
New York-based Ehrlich had been searching for T-shirts polished enough for her clients to wear at events and award shows, and mentioned it to Benedict when the two reconnected at a dinner party last year. She picked the perfect person to bug about it; Benedict cofounded the colorful California C&C T-shirt line in the early Aughts, which sold to Liz Claiborne in 2005, but felt the laid-back vibe had dumbed down the style too much.
“You walk around nowadays and everyone is wearing T-shirts, but it’s gotten really sloppy. That casual California look has taken over,” said Benedict, who is based in Los Angeles where she used to have her own namesake lifestyle brand. “There are so many reasons I’m loving partnering with Cristina — her eye is sophisticated, timeless and always chic.”
Ehrlich joins the growing ranks of celebrity stylists entering the fashion business with their own

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Fantasy intel for all 32 teams ahead of Week 2

From Nick Chubb to David Montgomery, Mike Clay has the info you need to make fantasy football decisions.
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Where top NHL players come from: Top-producing teams, leagues, more

Here’s which teams and leagues — junior, college and international — produce the best NHL prospects, using 15 years of data.
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Watchability rankings: The most entertaining teams in college football

Which teams will bring the fun and drama in 2019? Mark Schlabach uses a formula involving Paul Finebaum, Nicolas Cage, Steve Spurrier and Lee Corso to find out.
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Final 53-man roster projections for all 32 NFL teams

NFL teams must cut their rosters to 53 players by 4 p.m. ET on Saturday. Our reporters predict who’s staying and who’s going.
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Barnwell: Realistic 2019 goals for the NFL’s 10 worst teams

What qualifies as a successful season for the 10 teams with the worst playoff chances? Here’s what each needs to see.
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Shaq Loves Big Guys, Hates Super Teams

NEW YORK — Shaquille O’Neal is a champion of the big guy.
The retired NBA star, who played for the Magic, Lakers, Celtics, Heat, Suns and Cavaliers during his 19-year Hall of Fame career, is now a sports analyst for “Inside the NBA” on TNT, an actor, real estate developer and businessman.
But it was in his role as the big and tall style ambassador for J.C. Penney that brought O’Neal to New York Monday night. He’s had a collection of big and tall men’s wear with the retailer, called Shaquille O’Neal XLG, for just under a year, and this spring, partnered with the store and Wilhelmina modeling agency to host a model search. The three winners — Chukwukere “A.K.” Ekeh, Ricardo “Ricky” Vichot and Jordan Alexander “Alex” Cochran — are featured in the Penney’s fall campaign for the collection and have been signed to Wilhelmina’s Titan division of big and tall models.
Prior to a panel discussion, O’Neal sat down with WWD to discuss what it’s like finding clothes when you’re 7-feet, 1-inch, 325 pounds, how he thinks the Reebok brand has been diluted since being owned by Adidas, and his distaste for NBA “super teams.”
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The best (and worst) NHL teams of the past decade

How do we rank the best of the best from the past 10 seasons? What about the top runners-up? And who takes the crown as the decade’s worst?
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Debating the NBA’s most overrated and underrated teams

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NFL position battles to watch during training camp for all 32 teams

Will quarterbacks Josh Rosen and Dwayne Haskins be ready to start by Week 1? We break down the best job competitions across the league.
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Bold training camp predictions for all 32 teams

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Schilling, Kluber and Big Mac: Revisiting the worst deadline trades for all 30 teams

Curt Schilling (twice!), Corey Kluber and “What the hell did you trade Jay Buhner for?!?” We relive the summer blockbusters gone wrong that GMs everywhere would love to forget.
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Rumor: Kawhi Leonard’s advisor and uncle, Dennis Robertson, asked teams for guaranteed sponsorship money

Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers won the offseason. Leonard got a max contract to play in Southern California, where he grew up and clearly wanted to return. The Raptors have spread word Leonard's advisor and uncle, Dennis Robertson, made unreasonable requests.

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EXCLUSIVE: H&M Teams Up with Angel Chen on First China Designer Capsule

SHANGHAI — H&M is bringing its fashion designer collaboration initiatives to China, and designer Angel Chen has created a 45-piece capsule with the retailer’s design team. The collection is due to hit stores in September.
This marks the first time H&M has worked with a Chinese design talent in pursuit of generating buzz among the local fashion community, as well as tapping into the young, fashion-minded, affluent and well-traveled Chinese speaking consumer since the collection will not only be available in China both online and in stores but also in countries with dense Chinese populations, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Canada.
Magnus Olsson, country manager of H&M Greater China, said, “The fashion industry is undergoing a transformation, and consumers are constantly changing. We always aspire to create fashion that offers our local customers something new, delivering a good balance between fashion basics, current fashion and the very latest trends. Therefore, we are experimenting with various ways in different markets around the world to bring outstanding design and products to local consumers.
“Angel Chen is a pioneer Chinese designer brand with its colorful approach to fashion coupled with the brand’s core concept of fusion of Eastern and Western aesthetics,” Olsson said, adding that

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NBA Power Rankings: Who are the league’s best teams now?

Where do the league’s contenders stand now? We’re taking stock of all 30 teams as the dust settles on a wild offseason.
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NHL offseason grades: How all 31 teams did in 2019 free agency

Our NHL writers grade every team’s offseason wheelin’ and dealin’s. And a pair of tri-state franchises both earned high marks.
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NHL free agency game plan for the Central Division teams

We examine the pending free agents, cap space and potential targets for all seven clubs.
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Predicting the next teams for KD, Kawhi and other top free agents

We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their votes on the next teams for star players.
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Teams that drafted a new No. 1 prospect: Why Dach leads the pack in Chicago

The Blackhawks drafted a potential long-term heir at center to Jonathan Toews in Kirby Dach. Six teams have a new top prospect.
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2019 NHL draft grades: Best picks, value steals and more for all 31 teams

The Hurricanes, one of four teams to earn the coveted A grade, found value everywhere. Chris Peters evaluates all 31 NHL draft classes.
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Rating the offseason for all 32 teams: Why the Browns are on top

Did the Browns indeed have the best offseason? Which teams struggled to reach their goals? NFL Nation ranks them and looks toward training camp.
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Minicamp live: Best of rookies, veterans from teams in action

The NFL’s second week of mandatory practices is underway as the summer break approaches. Here’s what’s happening.
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Lingua Franca Teams With Artist-Activist Diana Weymar

Textile artist Diana Weymar has teamed with Lingua Franca for her “Tiny Pricks” project. For the first time, Weymar’s collection of subversive series of antique textiles, embroidered with short quotes by Donald Trump, is going on public display in New York. The Lingua Franca boutique on Bleecker Street will display works from the project from June 13 to early September, during which time the brand will also offer a series of limited-edition “Tiny Pricks” T-shirts, made from recycled materials.
“When Diana and I found each other on Instagram, an immediate connection was forged. We both picked up the needle as a way to cope during troubling times and I was so inspired by the community of resisters she’s helping to build,” said Lingua Franca’s Rachelle Hruska MacPherson.
Since starting the community-sourced project in 2018, the artist has amassed contributions from more than 400 people. The project is a nod to the women’s suffrage movement, and offers an antithesis to the fleeting quality of Twitter. Also, it’s cathartic: Weymar and Lingua Franca are encouraging others to add to the archive by adding their own hand-stitched work in line with the series, which include phrases such as “I want great climate” and “I’m the

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CFDA Teams With Project for Designer Showcase at Vegas Show

The Council of Fashion Designers of America is expanding its association with the Project trade show, starting in August in Las Vegas.
The CFDA x Project initiative will bring five men’s wear designers to the show at the Las Vegas Convention Center within a new section called N:ow Lab, a concept space that will rotate each season. Project is moving from its longtime home at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center to join the women’s and footwear shows at the convention center from Aug. 12 through Aug. 14.
The designers participating in the first edition are Kenneth Nicholson, Lukhanyo Mdingi, NIHL, Sanchez-Kane and Willy Chavarria.
Mark Beckham, chief marketing officer of CFDA, said this initiative is intended to serve as a business platform, or “matchmaking,” for these designers to connect them with potential retail customers. It will not feature runway shows, but will be a “more commercial” push that will include networking events between the brands, retailers, media and influencers attending the show.
The designers were chosen to ensure they have the wherewithal to produce and deliver any orders they might receive from retailers at the show, he said.
“As the men’s wear industry grows, our partnership with Project further reinforces our mission to strengthen the

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Re-birth of Slash: NFL teams looking for the next Taysom Hill

The Chargers, Bucs, Ravens and Giants made moves this offseason to try to replicate the versatile Taysom Hill of the Saints.
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Predicting the story of the season for all 32 NFL teams

Can the Packers’ new coach vibe with Aaron Rodgers? Will the Browns live the dream? These are two of NFL Nation’s stories to watch in 2019.
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NFL offseason agendas: Barnwell’s to-do lists for all 16 NFC teams

The Cowboys have to splash the cash on two stars. The Giants need a quarterback succession plan. Here’s what’s on the docket for the NFC.
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NBA teams intrigued by UCF’s Tacko Fall

The 7-foot-7 Fall captured America’s attention during the NCAA tournament when he held his own with Zion Williamson. But he still has a lot to show NBA scouts.

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NFL experts debate: The teams that declined most this offseason

The Giants took a step back. The Dolphins are rebuilding. Our insiders pick the teams that downgraded most over the past few months.
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From A-plus to, wait, F-minus!? First-month grades for all 30 teams

As the calendar turns to May, we hand out April grades, identify the best storylines and give everybody a do-over on their biggest misstep.
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Biggest post-draft questions for all 32 teams

When will the rookie QBs be ready to play? Can the Chiefs replace Tyreek Hill if need be? These are some of the post-draft questions facing NFL teams.
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Wardrobe Teams Up With Gregory Hotel in New York

Wardrobe, the peer-to-peer digital marketplace to rent women’s and men’s clothing and accessories from people’s closets, has struck a fashion and sustainability partnership with The Gregory Hotel in New York. This is the first hotel partnership launch for Wardrobe.
The way it works is prior or during a stay at The Gregory at 42 West 35th Street, hotel guests can reserve items from the Wardrobe app, and the items will be delivered to them at their hotel room for the duration of their stay. After wearing, they can leave it in the hotel closet or with the concierge. The partnership begins Monday.
Asked why they decided to partner with Wardrobe, Yaniv Packin general manager of The Gregory, said,  “As a sustainably minded hotel, this partnership with Wardrobe was an exciting opportunity to be a first mover in the industry and offer our guests an unforgettable experience during their stay. As a hotel we are trying to showcase more sustainable and mindful ideas from hosting an Earth Day event with @insteadofmovement and hosting mindful events including a gallery featuring the work of jewelry designer Ariana Ost.”
Adarsh Alphons, chief executive officer and founder of Wardrobe, added, “We hope to learn a lot from this

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How nine quarterback-needy teams get their guy in this draft

Our NFL Nation reporters analyze the different scenarios and outcomes for teams seeking a quarterback in the draft — and then give their final verdict.
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Onia Teams With Christy Turlington Burns’ Nonprofit, Every Mother Counts

In recognition of Mother’s Day, Onia is releasing a Mommy & Me capsule collection of swimwear with Christy Turlington Burns’ nonprofit organization, Every Mother Count to help every mother make childbirth and pregnancy safe. The capsule will be released April 16.
The Onia x EMC collection includes three of Onia’s essential “Kelly” one-pieces matched with their “Ava” girls style. The suits feature the EMC Mother’s Day rose symbol and signature color palette.
The Kelly will retail for $ 195 and the Ava for $ 75 on onia.com.

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Onia will be donating 50 percent of proceeds to the foundation. Every Mother Counts educates the public about maternal health, engages individuals to advocate for the well-being of mothers, and invests in community-led programs to improve access to essential maternity care.
 

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Ranking teams most likely to trade up — and down — in the draft

The Patriots have a ton of draft capital and big holes to fill. Could Bill Belichick actually move up? Here’s what we’re hearing on 10 teams looking to deal.
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Ranking the forward groups of all 16 Stanley Cup playoff teams

Which team has the best unit up front? We put them in tiers and rank them 1-16 here, led unsurprisingly by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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The three types of NHL teams right now: The risers, fallers and tankers

Which teams have caught fire since the trade deadline? Who’s falling? Who’s eyeing their draft lottery chances?
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Why these 6 baseball teams still won't let you watch their games online

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Should NHL playoff teams pick their opponents?

It would certainly make for a fun TV event! Plus, life after hockey for NHL players, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.
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NHL Power Rankings: The hidden MVP for all 31 teams

Who have been the undercover difference-makers? We identify one for each team, plus updated 1-31 ranks.
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Reigning Champ Teams With Atlanta United Soccer Team for Limited-Edition Capsule

Reigning Champ, an athletic apparel brand for both men and women, has teamed with professional soccer team Atlanta United for a limited-edition sports-inspired collection. The lineup includes three styles: a hoody, Ts and shorts. It will only be sold online on Reigningchamp.com. The price points are $ 80 to $ 160 and launches this month.

Reigning Champ partnered with Atlanta United in celebration of the club winning the 2018 MLS cup championship. “In 2018, an MLS Cup record was set at Mercedes-Benz Stadium with 73,019 fans in attendance to see their hometown club, Atlanta United, hoist the MLS Cup. The Reigning Champs have the highest average attendance of any North American professional sports team outside of the National Football League and the highest attendance of any soccer club in the Americas. Atlanta United does such a good job celebrating the cross-section of soccer and culture and this collaboration is just another example of bringing that to life,” said Rachel Leber, vice president of consumer products at Major League Soccer. 
This program, now in its fifth year, is an annual collaboration between Reigning Champ and the previous year’s MLS cup champion. Atlanta United won the 2018 MLS Cup in only their second season

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NCAA men’s hockey tournament: Tiering all 16 teams, Frozen Four picks

The field is set for the 2019 college hockey tournament. Here’s how each team stacks up, plus our predictions for who will win it all.
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NHL Power Rankings: Every team’s college hoops equivalent

Our latest ranking of all 31 teams. Plus, find out which team in the NCAA most closely resembles your favorite hockey team.
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From Duke to Prairie View, breaking down all 68 NCAA tournament teams

The 68 teams have been revealed for the 2019 NCAA tournament. Here’s your brief look at every one.
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Who’s set to spend big? 2019 NFL salary-cap space for all 32 teams

The Colts have the most money available under the salary cap. The Jaguars have the least. NFL Nation breaks it down for all 32 teams.
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Predictions for all 32 teams’ top free agents

With free agency right around the corner, NFL Nation assesses whether each team’s top internal free agent will stay or go.
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Sources: Teams told AB trade likely by Friday

Teams that have talked to the Steelers about acquiring Antonio Brown have been told by Pittsburgh that a deal is expected to be in place by Friday, sources tell ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Free-agent frenzy? How active all 32 NFL teams will be in the market

Which teams will go after Le’Veon Bell or be the most aggressive when the market opens next week? NFL Nation breaks down what to expect from every team.
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From Sharks (A) to Oilers (D), deadline grades for all 31 teams

Sharks, Rangers and Jets, move to the head of the class. Oilers? You’ve got detention. We grade every team’s moves (and non-moves).
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Picking players who need a change of scenery on all 32 NFL teams

The Steelers resetting without Antonio Brown and the Bears bouncing their kicker are among the moves predicted.
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What a rare buyer’s market means for QB-needy teams

There’s simply more supply than demand. If the 2019 QB market is a game of musical chairs, some 2018 starters are going to be left without a seat.
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Model Behati Prinsloo Teams With Seven For All Mankind

LUCKY SEVEN: Model Behati Prinsloo won’t have a Super Bowl-sized audience like her husband Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levin did last weekend, but she is front-and-center for Seven For All Mankind.
The model is the focus of the Los Angeles-based denim and lifestyle brand’s spring campaign. Lensman Guy Aroch shot her along the California coast for the third installment of #wearemankind. The model is a familiar face with the fashion crowd, having worked with Victoria’s Secret, Elizabeth Arden and Swarovski, among others.
As a jeans kind of girl, she modeled styles with denim side stripes, fringe accents, unexpected soft fabrics and pops of color. Malcolm Jackson, Ali Tate Cutler, Alicia Herbeth and Josh Upshaw rounded out her supporting cast for the Delta Galil Industries-owned label. This time around, the “We Are Mankind” initiative plays up the layers that make up individuals. The brand will also be adding new denim and ready-to-wear styles for women and men.
Executives at the denim label met the model in October and appreciated “her genuine obsession with denim and admiration for Seven For All Mankin,” a company spokeswoman said. “What we love most about Behati is that she is more than meets the eye, beyond being in this

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Bold offseason predictions for all 32 NFL teams

Le’Veon Bell’s landing spot, blockbuster trades, draft moves — we have fearless predictions that would shake up the NFL.
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Air France Offers La Prairie Services to Select Fliers at JFK, American Airlines Teams Up With Allies of Skin, Zenology and Baxter of California

NEW YORK — While several airlines are counting on designers for cutting-edge uniforms, beauty companies like La Prairie, Allies of Skin, Zenology and Baxter of California are looking to the friendly skies as another way to connect with consumers.
Paris-bound travelers departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport have another reason to get to the airport early. Air France has unveiled a La Prairie beauty treatment center in its lounge for La Première and Business customers. They now can book custom-designed beauty treatments before their flights take off. Travelers will want to book their appointments once they clear security and arrive in the lounge. Located in Terminal 1, the two-level lounge welcomed 247,000 travelers last year.
La Prairie’s new 325-square-foot outpost has two private beauty booths and a massage table for longer treatments. Fliers pressed for time will have the option of more express treatments. In addition to La Première and Business customers, Flying Blue Platinum and Gold members can also access the complimentary beauty services.
Starting Feb. 15, American Airlines will also be helping travelers freshen up en route to their destinations. Frequent first, business class and premium economy travelers will be able to indulge in an assortment of travel kits designed with This

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Lowe: Latest trade talk and what teams might be doing at the deadline

Who are the players and teams to watch as the trade deadline nears? Zach Lowe bounces around the league.
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NHL Fun Index: Ranking the must-watch teams

Using a five-category grading system, we determine the teams that are playing must-watch hockey in 2018-19 — and those you should skip.
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NHL Power Rankings: Top All-Star moments for all 31 teams

Can anyone top the Lightning? Not yet! Plus, a look back at the shining All-Star Weekend moment for every franchise.
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NHL trade deadline preview: What to watch for all 31 teams

The NHL trade season is underway. Get caught up on the assets, restrictions and potential moves for every team ahead of the Feb. 25 deadline.
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Picking offseason priorities for NFL teams drafting in the top 10

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Cardi B Teams Up With City Girls for NSFW “Twerk” Music Video

Cardi B, City Girls, Music Videos, TwerkCardi B helps take over Miami in her new music video with City Girls.
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Project Teams With Cool Hunting at New York Show

Cool Hunting, an independent publication that covers design, culture and technology, will host a lounge, create a retail trend program and curate a selection of its favorite items at Project’s upcoming New York trade show.
Among the brands that will be featured are Herman Miller; Sister City hotel, the new hotel from Ace Hotel Group; Arlo Skye luggage; Rhone; Courant, and Troubadour.
In addition, the New York edition will also feature, N:ow at Project, which debuted at the Las Vegas show last August, and offers forums and trend presentations in partnership with WGSN. There will also be installations and daily discussions about the state of the men’s wear industry.
“Coming off of a successful launch of N:ow this summer in Las Vegas, its debut in New York was a natural progression,” said Jason Peskin, men’s brand director for Informa, which owns Project. “N:ow will continue to evolve the traditional trade show and birth a fresh event experience for both brands and attendees in New York with Highsnobiety providing special coverage of it all.”
Among the speakers who will participate at this edition are Mr. Mort’s Mordechai Rubinstein; Highsnobiety’s editor-in-chief Jeff Carvalho; Rowing Blazers founder Jack Carlson, and Moose Knuckles’ creative director Steff Hoff.
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EXCLUSIVE: Kent & Curwen Teams With ‘Peaky Blinders’ on Capsule

SNEAK PEAKY: Kent & Curwen is hitting the gritty streets of Twenties Birmingham, England, collaborating with the makers of “Peaky Blinders,” the hit BBC TV crime drama, on a capsule collection.
The capsule will make its debut on Sunday during the Kent & Curwen presentation at the grand Two Temple Place, overlooking the Thames, WWD has learned.
David Beckham, an investor in Kent & Curwen and the face of its campaigns, his eldest son Brooklyn and “Peaky Blinders” creator Steven Knight are expected to be at the Kent & Curwen show. The award-wining series, which began airing in 2013, stars Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson, and the next season is due to start in September, just as the collection drops in-store.
Kent & Curwen designer Daniel Kearns has created a three-piece tweed suit, lightweight frock coat, collarless shirts inspired by Twenties styles, peg leg trousers and flat caps. Some styles have printed canvas patches featuring the brand’s rose motif done as a Victorian-era photograph with the writing, “Garrison Tailors by Order of the Peaky Blinders.”
Garrison Tailors is a men’s wear clothing company founded by the show’s creator, Knight. The British-made tailored clothing is inspired by the Peaky Blinders-era costumes.
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NHL teams poised for a second-half surge

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NFL playoffs confidential: Anonymous intelligence on all 12 teams

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Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott Teams Up With Dsquared2 on Capsule

POWER COLLABORATION: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott are making their debut as fashion designers in collaboration with Dsquared2 founders and creative directors Dean and Dan Caten.
The fashion photographers and the Canadian twin brothers teamed up on a fashion capsule collection, hitting selected stores and the Dsquared2 online shop in February.
As suggested by its name, the Mert and Marcus 1994 x Dsquared2 capsule captures the most iconic spirit of the Nineties, as seen through the filters of the creative crew. Including a range of eye-catching pieces for men and women, the collection is focused on a combination of bold volumes and bright hues and is infused with a hip, underground vibe inspired by the Nineties’ Berlin metropolitan scene where music, art and fashion collided creating a hip, forward-thinking environment.

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The Mert and Marcus 1994 x Dsquared2 capsule counts a range of overalls, bombers, tank tops, hoodies, oversize T-shirts, asymmetric sheath dresses and boxy tailoring styles, all crafted from a selection of fabrics that are masterfully manipulated to create laminated, paperlike and rubberized effects.
In addition, iconic archival images shot by Alas and Piggott, including pictures of Kate Moss, decorate some of the pieces for a post-punk

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Players to watch on the European teams

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The Wysh list: 10 NHL people and teams that want ‘reset’ from a bad 2018

While many in the NHL will look back on 2018 fondly, the 10 on this week’s Wysh List want to be done with this year and move on to 2019 as soon as possible.
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A Bathing Ape Teams With Paris Saint-Germain

TEAM PLAYER: Japanese streetwear label A Bathing Ape is launching a capsule collection with French soccer team Paris Saint-Germain.
The collection features BAPE’s signature camouflage print in the French football club’s patriotic hues on sweatshirts, outerwear and accessories. T-shirts from the capsule mix the Japanese brand’s logo, a gorilla head, with the Paris Saint-Germain crest, a red Eiffel Tower.
The 13 pieces will launch in stores and online on Dec. 1. The collection will be available first at the BAPE store in the Marais district of Paris in honor of its first anniversary, before hitting flagships in the rest of the world.
The Instagram account for BAPE France announced the collaboration by posting a picture of the Parc des Princes stadium, where the Paris Saint-Germain has been the resident team since 1974, with both the BAPE and PSG logos visible on the field. The caption read “#IciCestParis” (“This is Paris”), the football club’s official tag line.
Owned by Qatar Sports Investments, the Paris Saint-Germain is no stranger to fashion collaborations: The soccer club teamed with Manish Arora for his spring 2019 ready-to-wear collection presented in September. The designer sent models down the catwalk wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the faces of soccer stars Kylian Mbappé and Neymar.

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NHL Power Rankings: All 31 teams as a Thanksgiving dish

There were some wild moves up and down the ranks this week. Plus, we create a Thanksgiving feast, with each team as a particular dish.
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Shaniqwa Jarvis Teams With X-Girl to Drop Capsule Collection at Social Studies NY

STREET-SMART FASHION: The streetwear brand X-Girl has lined up portrait photographer Shaniqwa Jarvis for its latest collaboration.
Compact to the degree that only three items are offered, the styles are available through Sunday at Social Studies NY, a multipurpose space and pop-up. To help spread the word about the collaboration, photographer Chandler Kennedy shot the painter and model Monica Hernandez wearing the assortment. A “Mini Me” crewneck sweatshirt retails for $ 95, the $ 50 “Too Many Rich People in NY” T-shirt and the $ 50 “Less, Less, Less” tote bag, which was hand-dyed by Jarvis, are up-for-grabs.
Jarvis, who has shot for Gap, Supreme, Riposte and others, dove into the capsule collection sector last year for the launch of her Baque Creative Press-published book. Started by musician Kim Gordon and stylist Daisy von Furth in 1994, the X-Girl brand has renewed its focus on New York, and is on the lookout for new talent and creatives that align with the brand. The company has more than 100 stores in Japan and has loyalists like Chloë Sevigny and Sofia Coppola. Early on, the Lafayette Street-rooted label rallied young feminists and that ethos remains.
Housed in Milk Studios, Social Studies NY builds from the success of last year’s Social

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The 3 teams that broke fantasy football in 2018

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NHL Power Rankings: Troubling trends for all 31 teams

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NHL Power Rankings: Standout rookies for all 31 teams

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Jean Paul Gaultier Teams With Samba School for Rio Carnival

COSTUME PARTY: Moving from cabaret to carnival, Jean Paul Gaultier has partnered with leading samba school Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba Portela for the 2019 edition of the Rio Carnival in Brazil.
On March 4 at the city’s Sambadrome stadium, the school is to parade seven floats themed around the story of the late Brazilian samba singer Clara Nunes.
All of the troupe’s dancers will sport costumes designed by the couturier, working alongside iconic carnival designer Rosa Magalhães, Portela’s artistic director, and themed around the eagle, the school’s symbol. The traditional carnival costume is based on a lavish plumed headdress and heels.
Gaultier, who in September opened his “Fashion Freak Show” revue at the Folies Bergère in Paris, traveled to Rio de Janeiro last month to visit Portela’s hangarlike base in the city’s north, meet with Magalhães and learn about the history of the school. Founded in 1923, Portela is the biggest title holder of the Rio Carnival, having won 22 championships. 

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How Vegas is building on the team’s massive first-year success

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NBA Power Rankings: Each team’s highest and lowest win projections

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Breaking down all 30 NBA teams, TV Guide-style

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Roundtable: Bold predictions, teams most deserving of a Cup and more

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Danielle Guizio Teams With FDNY to Create Limited-Edition Capsule Collection

FOUR-ALARM FASHION: With a few relatives who are firefighters, Danielle Guizio understands the round-the-clock dedication that goes with the job. Now the New York-based contemporary designer has created a capsule collection with the New York City Fire Department. Developed to honor the work of New York’s bravest, the nine-piece collection of genderless streetwear features FDNY logos and incorporates uniform accents and fire truck insignia.
Four years into her own company, Guizio started her career as a stylist, working with Lady Gaga’s stylist among others. More recently, she started doing a little personal shopping on the side at the request of her friends including Halsey, whom she first met six years ago. One of Giuzio’s childhood friends is now the musician’s manager. The designer said she first got to know of Halsey via the Internet. “It might have even been before Instagram,” she said.
The pair became friends during their leaner days, when each was trying to make their way. At that time, Halsey was sleeping on the floor with two of Giuzio’s other friends in a New York apartment. As for lending a hand to Gaga’s wardrobe, Guizio said she grew up singing and dancing to the six-time Grammy winner’s music in

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Who’s under the most pressure for all 31 NHL teams?

We identify the figure — whether it be player, GM, coach or group of players — under the most pressure for each team in the league.
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Tracking NFL roster cuts: Who’s in, who’s out for all 32 teams

NFL teams must cut their rosters to 53 players by 4 p.m. ET Saturday. Here’s a look at what they did to get there.
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Chris Hemsworth Teams with Russo Bros. for Action Thriller

Chris Hemsworth is teaming up with the Russo Brothers for a new film.

According to THR, Hemsworth will star in Dhaka, an action thriller from first-time director Sam Hargrave. The Russo Brothers wrote the film and will serve as producers on the project.

The movie tells the story of a mercenary, played by Hemsworth, who takes a job to save the son of a businessman. Dhaka is a Netflix production, and filming starts in November.

Hargrave is a stunt coordinator who works as Chris Evans’ stunt double.

Hemsworth most recently appeared in the Russo Brothers’ Avengers: Infinity War, playing Thor. Hemsworth will reprise the role in the next Avengers film coming out in May. Hemsworth was also slated to appear in Star Trek 4, but negotiations have reportedly stalled.

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The only 14 teams that can win the College Football Playoff

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College football’s most entertaining teams in 2018

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Redeem Team’s lasting legacy on the NBA

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Predicting breakout candidates for all 32 NFL teams

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Which teams need Erik Karlsson the most?

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Acqua di Parma Teams Up With Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways and Acqua di Parma collaborated on an exclusive range of amenity bags that will be available for guests flying The Residence, the company’s most luxurious service, business and first class.
The gift bags will include Acqua di Parma products such as body lotion, shower gel, hand cream, shampoo and conditioner and a lip balm. Everything will be in the brand’s most famous scent, Colonia.

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“Acqua di Parma is known for the same simple elegance, attention to design, luxury and warmth that characterize Etihad as a globally leader airline,” said Etihad Airways’ guest experience and service delivery vice president Linda Celestino. “We can’t wait to discover new opportunities to expand our partnership.”
“Acqua di Parma is an icon of Italian style, essence of the simple yet elegant style Italy is known for. We are very selective when it comes to choosing which brands to work with, but Etihad seems the perfect match due to the premium services and flight experiences they provide,” said Laura Burdese, chief executive officer and president of Acqua di Parma.

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NHL rebuild rankings: Which teams are closest to contending?

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24 Sèvres Teams with Louis Vuitton on Exclusive Capsule

LONDON — 24 Sèvres is continuing its commitment to offer exclusive product from LVMH-owned labels that don’t have wide e-commerce presence.
After teaming with Céline on an exclusive range, the retailer’s next project includes the release of an exclusive capsule with Louis Vuitton.
Five of the most buzzy products from the label’s fall 2018 collection have been reissued for the capsule, including a black logo dress, the popular “Vanity” structured tote bag in taupe, the “Party” aviator sunglasses in blue-tinged frames and the famous Archlight sneakers recreated in a blue, yellow and white color palette.
“As the exclusive retailer for Louis Vuitton, 24 Sèvres has been a partner of the Maison since day one. This collaboration was a natural next step,” said a company representative, pointing to the retailer’s commitment to offering unique pieces that can’t be found anywhere else.
“This has informed the regular capsules and collaborations released since the launch in June 2017. Exclusive product is at the center of our product strategy.”
The retailer added that more capsules are in the works and it’s looking to engage a mix of luxury and contemporary labels that reflect the “mix and match Parisian lifestyle” and the way its brick-and-mortar counterpart, Le Bon Marché is

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Sources: Carmelo meeting with prospective teams

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One big question for all 31 NHL teams

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Belstaff Teams with McLaren Automotive on Capsule to Debut at Pitti

LONDON — The racetrack is fast becoming the new runway as fashion and luxury brands strike deals with motorsport companies for special collections.
Michael Kors and Tommy Hilfiger have both aligned their brands with Formula One, and now Belstaff is set to unveil a limited-edition capsule collection with McLaren Automotive, WWD has learned.
The collection includes 10 men’s pieces and three women’s outerwear pieces. For men, there is all-season trilayer outerwear and a gilet, lightweight stretch nylon outerwear, a performance leather jacket, suiting and shirting for the weekend.
Women’s includes three outerwear styles in all-season trilayer, lightweight stretch nylon and performance leather. The pieces have ergonomic seam lines and innovative stretch fabrics for a full range of movement, Belstaff said.
It will be previewed at Pitti Uomo ahead of the consumer launch in November. Belstaff x McLaren will be available at Belstaff stores globally, online, at select retail partners and McLaren Automotive Dealerships.
Key design details include mesh ventilation systems, pivot armholes, padded shoulders, concealed micro pockets, minimal necklines to aid peripheral vision and extended rear hems for driving. The collection has been made from lightweight, breathable and water resistant fabrics, and each garment has a rubberized printed serial identification number, aligned with McLaren cars’ naming

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Peter Millar Teams With Mahi Gold for Store in Boston Seaport

Peter Millar has tapped Mahi Gold, a Massachusetts-based lifestyle brand and retailer, to open a store in Boston’s Seaport district.
The store at One Seaport marks the brand’s 12th boutique for the brand and offers the Peter Millar Collection, its high-end Crown Sportswear line as well as performance apparel and activewear from the Crown Sport line.
“Over the last few years, we have had a front row seat to the brand’s explosive success. Peter Millar has set the new standard for men’s wear, and we look forward to our partnership with this leader in the lifestyle apparel industry,” said Mahi Gold co-owner, Mike Gorman. The brand has a flagship in Chatham, Mass., that measures 3,600 square feet.
Rebecca Voelkel, co-owner, said the Seaport District “is the most exciting and innovative part of the city and experiencing incredible growth.” The mixed-use project offers 250,000 square feet of shopping, dining and entertainment space in the heart of the city.
Scott Ruerup, president of Peter Millar, believes Boston’s “discerning fashion audience” will be drawn to his brand. “We couldn’t be more excited to open a destination in the Seaport District where we can showcase the exceptional fabrics, sartorial details, and customer service that exemplify our heritage.”
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Thorsun Teams With Surf Lodge

George Sotelo has snagged a great summer job.
The founder and designer of Thorsun, a luxury men’s and women’s swimwear brand, has been named the Designer in Residence for the trendy Surf Lodge in Montauk, N.Y.
No, the gig doesn’t mean he’s spending the summer there hanging by the pool, but it does mean he’s designed the uniforms for the staff as well as the upholstery for the outdoor furniture.
Sotelo said he got to know the Surf Lodge team last summer when he did a charity pop-up there for Project Paz, which allowed him to actually sell to customers in person for the first time. “It was successful and super fun,” he said, “and I met a whole new demographic who had never heard of the brand.”
So when Surf Lodge founder Jayma Cardoso reached out to see if he’d follow Rachel Comey and Zimmerman as this year’s designer, he immediately agreed. The gig also allowed him to do women’s ready-to-wear for the first time — he designed three different patterned dresses for the staff. The men are being outfitted in surf shorts and sport shirts in one of his custom prints that he based on the color palette of the resort.
And Thorsun

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Huntsman Teams With Sotheby’s for First Online-Only Auction

TAILOR MADE: In partnership with Sotheby’s auction house, the Savile Row tailor Huntsman & Sons is staging its first online-only luxury lifestyle sale. Bidding starts May 22 and stretches until the end of June.
“At first I wasn’t interested in doing this collaboration, but then I started thinking of all the interesting things I wanted to produce, and before you know it, we had a lot of possibilities,” said Pierre Lagrange, Huntsman’s owner.
Lots range from bespoke jackets and sportswear to sporting goods and objects for the home.
Some of the pieces serve more than one purpose, such as a safari jacket with a backgammon print (for impromptu games in the Serengeti) and a walking stick that doubles as a cigarette holder, in the vein of James Bond. Other noteworthy pieces include those created in collaboration with Harley Davidson, Adidas and Reebok. There is also an orange suit jacket worn by Taron Egerton in the movie “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.”

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Lagrange said he wanted to prove that heritage can be modern and fun. “I designed pieces that I personally would want. I also thought about the day-to-day. For example, you wake up, you’re in Huntsman pajamas, you

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NFL teams still believe the Johnny Football myth

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Pitti Tutorship Teams Up With Parsons for ‘Reward’ Prize

TALENT SCOUTING: Pitti Tutorship, Pitti Immagine’s business division aimed at supporting emerging designers in the development of their brands, has teamed with New York-based The New School’s Parsons School of Design for the fifth edition of its “Pitti Tutorship Reward” prize.
Established in 2017, the talent competition addresses fashion design students who have the chance to get the support of the Pitti Tutorship team, guided by director Riccardo Vannetti, to start paving their professional career path.
For this new edition, an academic jury including The New School’s Parsons School of Design’s professors will select three of their students who enrolled in the project. Vannetti will name the winner, who will be awarded during the 70th Parsons Benefit Event hosted in New York on May 21 at the Pier Sixty venue.
Previously, Pitti Tutorship collaborated for its “Pitti Tutorship Reward” prize with several international fashion schools, including The Costume and Fashion Academy of Rome, Milan’s European Institute of Design and London’s Central Saint Martins.
Founded in January 2016, Pitti Tutorship supports designers in the different aspects of their business, from researching the right production and distribution partners to the development of communication strategies and brand-image activities.

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Sofia Sanchez de Betak Teams With the Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts for Japanese-Inspired Capsule Collection

ALL WRAPPED UP: The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts has recruited Sofia Sanchez de Betak to launch a capsule collection.
Thirty-plus styles will be featured in the Chufy x The Luxury Collection when it debuts next month at Bergdorf Goodman, The Webster, FiveStory and other international outposts. Known as “Chufy,” the Buenos Aires-born, New York-based art director and fashion consultant was literally on-the-go walking in New York during a phone interview Tuesday.
De Betak chatted enthusiastically despite a near run-in with an electric skateboarder, “a taxi driver fighting with a lady” and a messenger in search of directions. Having visited Japan three times in the past year, she quickly became a fan of the kimonos that were waiting in her hotel rooms upon arrival at the The Prince Gallery in Tokyo and the Suiran in Kyoto. Her new line for The Luxury Collection reinterprets classic styles and prints in “a more personal, upbeat and lively way.”
Generally not in the same place for more than two or three weeks at a time, she eased up on the travel a bit after the birth of her baby, Sakura, a name inspired by the Japanese word for cherry blossom. “Hold on. I actually have an

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Picture Odell Beckham Jr. or Le’Veon Bell in a Patriots uniform. Yeah, Bill Barnwell’s getting weird with trades at every first-round slot.
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Some players try to hang on to old numbers as they switch teams, while others look for a fresh start in their new surroundings.
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Best fits for Bryant: Teams that make most sense

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Tracy Reese Teams With Artist Mel Chin for Art Project Designed to Raise Awareness of Flint’s Water Crisis

EVERY LAST DROP: Conceptual artist Mel Chin recruited Tracy Reese to create a fashion element for his retrospective “All Over the Place” at the Queens Museum in New York.
Coproduced by the public art-focused nonprofit No Longer Empty, the exhibition will feature 70-plus examples of his work — drawings, paintings, sculpture, installations and videos. Running through Aug. 7, the multilocation show will include sites in Times Square and the Broadway-Lafayette subway station. Adept at revealing environmental and socioeconomic systems and injustices, Chin recruited the Detroit-born Reese for “Flint Fit,” a fashion project designed to magnify the water crisis in Flint, Mich.
At Chin’s suggestion, 90,000 used water bottles were collected by Flint residents, who continue to use bottled water for everyday purposes more than three years after lead-contaminated water became a citywide problem. Once shipped to Unifi in Greensboro, N.C., the bottles were shredded and converted into fabric. Reese then designed a water-inspired collection that included rainwear and swimwear. About 14 women at the St. Luke N.E.W. Center produced the nine looks, which will be unveiled in a fashion event Sunday in the museum’s Watershed Gallery.
Chin and Reese had never met before last summer, when he approached her about the prospect. “We

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Which NHL draft lottery teams would Rasmus Dahlin impact the most?

We know who has the best lottery chances, and biggest need, but which team takes a big jump if it lands him? We assess the impact the 17-year-old Swedish defenseman would have on teams with the greatest chances.
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Free-agency recap: Top signings, grades for all 32 teams

One team got an A and another a D for free agency. NFL Nation hands out grades for all 32 teams.
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