DNR and Dresner shut down, Matthew Williamson & H&M, Sonia Rykiel

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DNR RIP, men’s fashion trade paper dead at 116 (LA Times)
DNR, the Fairchild owned menswear trade publication has succumbed to the econommy and “parental neglect” is now dead.

Dresner Checks Out: Park Ave. Retail Icon Succumbs to Economy (WWD)
New York retail institution, Linda Dresner, is to shutter its doors at the end of December.

H&M signs Matthew Williamson (Drapers)
Matthew Williamson is the latest designer to link up with H&M.

Sonia Rykiel: Designer for the independent woman (IHT)
The International Herald Tribune profiles Sonia Rykiel, the legendary French designer who is a subject of an exhibition in Paris.

Issues of DNR, photo courtesy of DNR.