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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

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Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

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Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

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FIT?s Class of ?02 Graduates

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INTIMATE NOTES

IAC EVENT: The Intimate Apparel Council, a division of the American Apparel & Footwear Association, hosted a lecture at the Yale Club in New York during the May 6-10 innerwear market.Over 50 IAC members turned out to hear a presentation by James K….

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May Looking to New Format

The St. Louis-based department store operator, for decades known for its cookie-cutter rollouts and heavily matrixed merchandising, unveiled Friday a prototype strategy for building smaller department stores that emphasize casual styles to reach a…

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FIT’s Class of ’02 Graduates

NEW YORK — “Growing up in New York, I remember FIT as the place that prevented me from driving across town on 27th Street to the West Side Highway,” actor Alec Baldwin told the Fashion Institute of Technology’s 2,600 graduates on Friday. “But I…

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Financial

Stage Stores Earnings Rise

NEW YORK — Nine months after emerging from bankruptcy, Stage Stores Inc. posted increased first-quarter earnings and sales.

For the three months ended May 4, income was $17.8 million, or 82 cents a diluted share, versus $6.3 million, or 22 cents,…

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Elder-Beerman Losses Hit $17.5M

NEW YORK — Even before the effects of an accounting change, The Elder-Beerman Stores Corp.’s first quarter sunk further into the red.

Including a change of accounting, losses for the quarter grew to $17.5 million, or $1.54 a share. This compared…

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Fashion Scoops: Staff Announcement … Ferragamo’s American Chief … Couture Coup …

STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT: Not that a single soul in the fashion industry doesn’t already know it, but…Hugo Boss AG formally acknowledged Friday that Marty Staff, president and chief executive officer of Hugo Boss USA, and Vincent Ottomanelli, chief…

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Financial

Galyan Sales Up 29.1%

NEW YORK — Escalating net and same-store sales teamed up to help Galyan’s Trading Corp. narrow its loss in the first quarter of fiscal 2002.

For the three months ended May 4, the Plainfield, Ind.-based sporting goods retailer reported a net loss of…

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Pop Life

LOS ANGELES — “Now, it’s Andy Warhol’s time,” sang Marianne Faithful Thursday night during Larry Gagosian’s dinner. She couldn’t have been more right.

The Gagosian gallery opening, featuring collaborative paintings by Warhol and Jean-Michel…

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GUATEMALA’S GROWING PAINS

GUATEMALA CITY — Little has gone as expected in the two years since the U.S. Trade and Development Act of 2000 extended duty and quota-free benefits to Caribbean Basin apparel manufacturing.

Rather than a surge of profitable new business and…

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ITCB Holds Meeting To Plan for WTO Talks

WASHINGTON — Developing countries are gearing up for a highly anticipated battle to reduce apparel and textile duties in the new round of global trade talks within the World Trade Organization.

The International Textile and Clothing Bureau, an…

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Cato Openings Leading Firm Over 1,000 Units

NEW YORK — Planning for its 1,000th store sometime this autumn, Cato Corp. is set to grow at a clip of 90 to 120 new doors annually for the “next several years.”

At the firm’s annual meeting last week in its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., John…

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In Brief

PRADA’S PROPOSAL: If Prada goes ahead with an initial public offering this summer, June 17th would be the earliest date the fashion house would kick off its road show, a source familiar with the matter told WWD on Monday. Stops on the road show…

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A Novel Approach

NEW YORK — Ann Gray’s stand-up comedy routine takes a few jabs at the fur industry, even though that’s how her husband, Eddie Graf of Ben Kahn Furs, earns his keep.

In some ways,their dichotomy reflects the fur industry’s tempo today — business…

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INTIMATE IDEA

NEW YORK — Size obviously counts when it comes to the plus-size lingerie and apparel business.

Whether it was intimate apparel, ready-to-wear or sportswear, plus sizes was the only apparel category to “buck the trend” in 2001, with a unit-share…

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People

King Caviar

PARIS — Growing up in southwestern France, Pierre Berge accompanied his grandparents on occasional strolls along the banks of the river Gironde. Halfway through the promenade, they would duck into an unusual cafe. Besides the standard fare of…

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