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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

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Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

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Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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As Dock Strike Looms, Retailers Scramble For B-T-S Shipments

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As Dock Strike Looms, Retailers Scramble For B-T-S Shipments

LOS ANGELES — The race to save back-to-school imports is likely to come down to a photo finish this weekend.

With less than a week to go before the labor contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the shipping companies…

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Burberry’s Shares Valued at Discount

LONDON — Call Rose Marie Bravo the $20 million woman.

That’s the amount the Burberry chief executive officer could make over the next few years under the terms of her new contract and the company’s upcoming initial public offering. The agreement…

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Report Claims Unions Pinch the Economy

NEW YORK — With the U.S. economy coughing along after years of strong growth, pundits have laid blame for the slowdown at the feet of everyone from gullible investors who bought into the dot-com balloon too readily to the terrorists who destroyed…

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Fashion Scoops: Homecoming … Where’s the Beef … Building Support

HOMECOMING: Could Andrea Pinto, who recently tendered his resignation at Nina Ricci, be heading back to Krizia? Sources in Italy said Pinto, who worked at the Milan-based house for almost a dozen years under his father, Krizia chairman Aldo Pinto,…

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Pink Positive

NEW YORK — Shocking? Sure. But in the right hands, bright pink can be elegant, too. Tom Ford’s cruise looks for Yves Saint Laurent are cases in point. “Bright pink is a very Saint Laurent color,” he says. “It can be tacky, but Saint Laurent — the…

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Financial

Bush: $60M for N.Y., N.J. Port Security

WASHINGTON — Touting homeland security at Port Elizabeth, N.J., on Monday, President Bush said New York and New Jersey ports will get a boost from a planned $60 million closed-circuit TV system.

Cargo security has taken on a crucial role in…

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Financial

Mayor’s-Birks Off for Now

NEW YORK — Mayor’s Jewelers Inc. reported Monday that its $11.5 million financing agreement in principle signed May 17 with Henry Birks & Sons Holdings is off due to the companies’ failure to sign definitive agreements by the June 21…

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Designers Pick the New Green

NEW YORK — In a tight economy, America’s great statesmen are leading by example with a new way to promote spending: Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant and Benjamin Franklin have volunteered for a fashion makeover.

They’re not looking to take…

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IN BRIEF

FIT TO GET ENDOWMENT: The Fashion Institute of Technology will receive a $300,000 endowment from Retail Brand Alliance and United Way of New York City. The scholarship fund will be presented at a reception June 27 at the Manhattan-based school. The…

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MEMO PAD

PEOPLE WHO NEED PEOPLE: While Martha Nelson, managing editor of People, is probably less engaged in her catfight with Bonnie Fuller, editor in chief of Us Weekly, than the media pundits who are writing about it, that doesn’t mean she’s averse to…

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UNITE Comes Calling, but Brylane CEO Not In

NEW YORK — Bruce Raynor tried to take UNITE’s campaign to organize workers at Brylane Inc.’s Indianapolis distribution center straight to chief executive officer Russell Stravitz’s Seventh Avenue office on Monday.

But he got no further than the…

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Argentina: Focus on Fashion Forward

BUENOS AIRES — Don’t cry for Argentinean fashion.

La Moda is nothing if not resilient, and can even be brave — and the proof is in Argentina.

During the recent Buenos Aires Fashion Week, Jorge Remes Lenicov was stepping down as Secretary of…

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Organizing in the Third World A Dangerous Job, Study Finds

GENEVA — Thousands of trade unionists were arrested, jailed, tortured, fired or intimidated — and 223 were murdered or disappeared — across the world in 2001, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions contended in a report released…

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Première Vision Opens To Non-European Mills

NEW YORK — After decades of keeping its doors shut to all but European textile producers, Premiere Vision last week said it plans to include 13 non-European exhibitors at its September edition.

“Now the market is global…and there was a big…

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Tencel Predicts a White Spring

NEW YORK — Tencel highlighted four fabric directions for spring-summer 2003 at its most recent Global Fabric Fair: Whitened and Washed, Rustic, Gleaming and Freedom of Movement.

“There’s still a move toward looks that offer a level of…

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Nicole Miller Heads North

NEW YORK — “Fashion Goes Uptown” was the theme of Nicole Miller’s charity reception, but as trays of fried grits and catfish fritters from the famous Harlem eatery Sylvia’s wafted by and jazz filled the room, it seemed that Harlem had come downtown…

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