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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

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Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

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Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

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De Beers? First Model

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Fendi Growing Luxe Accessories

ROME — Never mind uncertain times, stagnant economies and global political turmoil: Giancarlo Di Risio, Fendi’s new chief executive officer, remains riveted on luxury.

“We have the advantage of clear ideas and focused strategies, which help in…

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Glad Tidings at Phoenix Event

NEW YORK — The Phoenix House Fashion Award Luncheon Wednesday at the Waldorf-Astoria seemed like a Friar’s roast with plenty of compassion at its core.

Joan Kaner, Neiman Marcus senior vice president and fashion director, called Neiman’s chief…

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Fashion Features

In Brief

RITE AID INDICTMENTS: Three former executives of Rite Aid Corp. were indicted Friday for allegedly inflating the firm’s profits by $1.6 billion in the late Nineties, according to reports. Martin Grass, Franklin Brown and Franklyn Bergonzi — all…

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Max Mara and Burani Expand Product Lines

MILAN — Italian firms Max Mara and Mariella Burani Fashion Group are venturing into hosiery, intimates and beachwear.

Max Mara has branched out with…

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Financial

Moët & Chandon to Sponsor Show

NEW YORK — Moet & Chandon is reviving its sponsorship of New York fashion shows with a new format, showcasing one designer, rather than a group presentation, starting with Behnaz Sarafpour’s spring collection.

Moet & Chandon will present…

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Fashion Features

No Progress in U.S.-EU Rift

WASHINGTON — U.S. and European Union trade negotiators on Friday reported no breakthroughs in a dispute that could lead to the EU slapping punitive tariffs on U.S. exports, including apparel.

At a joint news conference, U.S. Trade Representative…

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Fashion Features

Valentino Eyes Growth in Asia

MILAN — After three weeks actively in the driver’s seat at Valentino, Marzotto organized a press conference on Saturday to outline projects for the fashion house it purchased from Holding di Partecipazioni at the end of March. They include…

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Fashion Features

INTIMATE IDEA

NEW YORK — There seems to be no easy answer to the promotional climate in lingerie departments at major stores.It’s become a volatile situation that is irritating scores of manufacturing executives, as well as department store retailers,…

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INTIMATE NOTES

SWITCHING SIDES: Barbara Lipton, the longtime veteran of Saks Fifth Avenue who will be joining Wacoal America as vice president of merchandising and design for the Donna Karan innerwear division, said the move to manufacturing is…

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Fashion Features

De Beers’ First Model

LONDON — On a recent humid day, in a photo studio in London’s East End, model and beauty entrepreneur Iman was having her eye makeup done for the first De Beers LV ad campaign. As hair and makeup artists buzzed around her and caterers delivered…

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Kmart Rethinking Stores’ Image

NEW YORK — Is Kmart getting a makeover?

The Troy, Mich.-based retailer, which filed for bankruptcy in January, is quietly working with Peter Arnell, chairman and chief creative officer of the Arnell Group, to develop “the store of the future,”…

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May Co.’s Formula: Build In-House Brands To Return to Growth

NEW YORK — May Department Stores Co. is moving into uncharted territory: product differentiation. It’s the key to reversing sagging sales, attracting younger customers and giving May what it desperately wants back — dominance of the department…

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Chanel Opens Stores

NEW YORK — Coco may have had a penchant for pearls, but it’s handbags and shoes that now fuel Chanel’s retail momentum.

Accessories took center stage at two recently opened Chanel boutiques: on Madison Avenue here and at Pacific Place, the…

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Tiffany & Co. Sets Its Mark in Time

NEW YORK — Tiffany & Co. is getting serious about time.

Last Tuesday, the firm launched Tiffany Mark, a new collection of 53 watches that company executives said signals a new plan to build Tiffany’s watch business to compete with other fine…

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People

EYE SCOOP

Is there life after MoMA? Clearly there is for Agnes Gund, who recently handed over the reins at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where she had been board president since 1991. Now the doyenne of the New York art scene is throwing her prodigious…

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Gwen-abes

PASADENA, Calif. — “I came here for Gwen, just her,” swooned a halter top-clad Lynn Reber, 19, who came to pay homage at last weekend’s Wango Tango concert, where Stefani’s band, No Doubt, performed with a slew of others. “I dress like her when I…

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People

White Night

The reason for Linda Wells’ laid-back, lantern-lit fete last Wednesday night? None at all, other than to welcome summer outside of rainy Manhattan.

“And it’s a great excuse for a new haircut,” she laughed.

Stars swept onto the patio of L.A.’s…

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Fashion Features

Blues Club

NEW YORK — Ralph Lauren’s got the blues — but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The designer used a classic indigo palette for much of his resort collection, either in solid shades or as a paint-splattered effect, on overalls, peasant tops or sexy…

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Fashion Scoops: Boogie Nights … When in Rome … Candie’s Third Celeb …

BOOGIE NIGHTS: While there is no one handbag dominating the scene at the moment, Madonna has at least one she seems to favor — the star has been seen toting a new Celine chocolate brown “Boogie Bag,” to and from her current acting gig at London’s…

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Financial

Wal-Mart’s Global Strategy: When Opportunity Knocks

ATLANTA — Wal-Mart is taking an opportunistic, rather than programmed, attitude toward its global expansion.

The world’s largest company doesn’t have a firm blueprint or time line for moving into other overseas markets, said Lee Scott, president…

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