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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

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Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

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A Dot-Com Success: eBay Apparel Volume Heads for $1B Mark

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Celanese for Spring-Summer 2003: Color and Fabric Working Together

NEW YORK — The color palette for spring-summer 2003 is going to warm up the season, according to James Siewert, manager of trend direction at Celanese Acetate.

At the company’s most recent Directives trend presentation, Siewert touched on both…

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Cotton Sees Quieter Fall 2003

NEW YORK — A subtle mood will prevail in colors and fabrics for fall-winter 2003-2004, predicted Cotton Incorporated’s latest Apparel Color and Trend Forecast.

“In spite of recent events in the world, the color mood remains positive and…

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DELTA WOODSIDE PLANS MODERNIZATION AT SOUTH CAROLINA TEXTILE FACTORY

NEW YORK — At a time when many of its competitors have closed plants and cut back investments in domestic manufacturing, Delta Woodside Industries is investing in modernizing one of its facilities in Piedmont, S.C.

“This facility I would describe…

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DUPONT DRAWS ON FASHION’S PAST

NEW YORK — DuPont explored fashion through the ages at its latest ready-to-wear spring-summer 2003 trends workshop, called Evolution of Style.

“The Evolution of Style is about the rich legacy of style that has been passed down to us through time…

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SWATCHES

DUPONT LIFTS FORECAST: In a sign that the overall economic environment is proving to be a touch brighter than had been expected, DuPont last week said it expects its second-quarter results to beat analysts’ estimates by as much as 21.8 percent. This…

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U.N.: GOV’T-OWNED CHINA PLANTS VULNERABLE

GENEVA — China’s problematic and sheltered state-ownedenterprisesin the textiles sector, and other light industries, will be forced to shed millions of jobs, as the country lowers import barriers and slashes industrial subsidies as part of its…

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Short Notice

PARIS — You know how it goes: If you’ve got it, flaunt it. And there are few better ways to do that than cruising the tropics or hiking through the countryside in a pair of short-shorts. Here, for Louis Vuitton resort, Marc Jacobs shows…

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A Dot-Com Success: eBay Apparel Volume Heads for $1B Mark

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart, Gap, Louis Vuitton — and eBay.

Welcome to the new world of apparel retailing. While the brick-and-mortar retailers all have some presence in apparel on the Internet, the pure play dot-com also is growing stealthily in the…

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Coach Grows Global Presence

NEW YORK — Fast-growing Coach Inc. is embarking on some new frontiers.

The accessories firm just signed an agreement with Case London Ltd. to open up to 25 Coach locations, including its own stores and in-store shops, in the U.K. and Ireland, and…

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House Beautiful Replaces McEvoy With Mayfield

NEW YORK — In a move that surprised the industry, Hearst Magazines said Monday that Marian McEvoy will step down as editor in chief of House Beautiful, the 106-year-old shelter magazine, after two years in the post.

She will be replaced by Mark…

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People

Catch of the Day

Fly-fishing lessons would have paid off last week when Lisa B, Ali Cockayne, Julianne Davis, Anoushka Hempel and Amanda Donohue all gathered at the new Christian Dior fine jewelry store in London’s Knightsbridge. Guests were invited to grab a pole,…

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People

Electric Company

Think you’ve got what it takes to get past the door in London? Here’s the low down.

THE GROUCHO CLUB: This Soho media haunt counts Harvey Weinstein, Courtney Love, Bono and Bill Clinton among its members. The decor is droopy, but a chance to hang…

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People

Green Acres

“I can’t talk now, I gotta go stomp divots,” Joan Rivers cried as she bolted onto the polo field in a pair of hot pink stilettos. Rivers wasn’t the only one getting her feet dirty at the Burberry Cup, where Prince Charles’ team won its match against…

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ALL-INCLUSIVE

In resort, versatility is everything. After all, a girl’s got an entire day’s-worth of activities to be perfectly dressed for, whether it be lounging, lunching or dancing. Both John Galliano of Christian Dior and Narciso Rodriguez have it covered. At…

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Fashion Scoops: Personals Service … Street Walkers … Dior Dungarees …

PERSONALS SERVICE: Mauricio and Roger Padilha, brothers and owners of the five-year-old public relations firm MAO, are busy setting up a new venture to also handle sales for some of their clients. Liz Collins, Gary Graham, Chanpaul by Paul Chan,…

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Urban Renewal

PARIS — John Galliano loves mixing genres. And for Christian Dior cruise, that’s exactly what he does in a collection he calls “urban glamour.” He’s pairing military looks with luxe eveningwear and the result is street chic meets high glam, seen here…

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Court Approves Kmart Lease Deal

NEW YORK — The bankruptcy court hoping to usher Kmart Corp. back to solvency approved the sale of 54 real estate leases to a joint venture headed by Kimco Realty Corp., according to reports.

Schottenstein Stores Corp. and Klaff Realty, along with…

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COURT UPHOLDS YKK MARK CLAIM

NEW YORK — Mind your P’s and K’s is the message a federal district court judge in California sent the U.S. zipper trade in a recent trademark-infringement ruling.

The judge ruled in late April that the YPP mark, which had been adopted by Korean…

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Final Push for 2012 NYC Games

NEW YORK — First thing Monday morning, more than 200 high-profile New Yorkers bobbed around a Marriott Marquis conference room like carousel horses vying for a brass ring. But they also want the red, blue, green, black and yellow Olympic ones,…

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In Brief

CHANEL’S FIVE: Seeking to preserve and develop France’s couture know-how, Chanel said it acquired the famous embroidery house Lesage and is in negotiations to take control of haute shoemaker Massaro. A Chanel spokeswoman said Lesage, founded in 1858,…

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U.S.: Simplify Trade Restrictions

WASHINGTON — The U.S. on Monday made formal requests of World Trade Organization nations to knock down trade barriers in distribution services, which often hamper American retailers from wholly owning their stores or building large stores…

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MEMO PAD

NEW YORK MOVES: New York’s art director Michael Picon has left the magazine. Though sources said there was “no grand screaming match” between Picon and editor Caroline Miller, things were said to have grown tense when Roger Black was tapped to consult…

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ALL IN THE FAMILY: ELIZABETH MARCUSE HEADS LIM

NEW YORK — After running the private college that his father founded in 1939 for the past 40 years, Adrian Marcuse stepped down June 25 from his post as president of Laboratory Institute of Merchandising.

But the small Manhattan school that…

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LIBERMAN: LANDLORD OF THE ‘MADHOUSE’

NEW YORK — “I’d like to see 550 as the last dinosaur,” said Robert Liberman, chairman of the Kaufman/Adler Group, the real estate firm that owns the tony Seventh Avenue building with that address.

The garment district has changed a lot in recent…

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