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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

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Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

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Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

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A Glimmer of Hope? Retail, DuPont Soar

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Photographic Memory

WASHINGTON — This city has a flair for polishing up the public images of great national icons. Maybe that’s why artist Georgia O’Keeffe selected the National Gallery of Art 60 years ago to house the collection of photographs by her…

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Star Light

LOS ANGELES — Julia Roberts certainly knows how to work a wardrobe. The recently married star glowed as she walked the red carpet at Tuesday night’s premiere of her new movie, “Full Frontal” directed by Steven Soderbergh. She wore an Yves…

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A Glimmer of Hope? Retail, DuPont Soar

NEW YORK — Retail issues gleefully went along Wednesday as Wall Street took its biggest, and perhaps most eagerly anticipated, bull ride of the year.

Shares of DuPont, a Dow Jones Industrial Average component stock, jumped $3.23, or 8.7…

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In Brief

NO SWITCHING: J. Crew on Wednesday denied an accusation from a former employee that it was pumping up its catalog division by covering its costs with its stores’ division. Aside from saying the charge wasn’t true, J. Crew added there would…

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Fellows Too Hip for Bally?

LONDON — Has Texas Pacific Group overshot the mark with Bally?

The U.S.-based private investment partnership bought Bally in November 1999 with the aim of transforming it from a fusty Swiss brand that made sensible shoes into a hip and…

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Young Designers Move Forward

NEW YORK — Forward, a Lower East Side “incubator space” at 72 Orchard Street nurturing emerging fashion talent, has selected its second round of designers to showcase at the shop.

The six designers will retail their fall lines and be…

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Bush Gets Textile Bill

WASHINGTON — A bill designed to save tens of thousands of U.S. textile jobs is being sent to the President for his signature, now that the Senate on Wednesday approved the measure.

Lawmakers from textile-producing states for more than a…

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Kmart Review Could Take Months

NEW YORK — An attorney for bankrupt Kmart Corp. said Wednesday after a court hearing that a review of management practices by former executives will likely take until the end of the year to complete.

The stewardship review, prompted by…

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Hugo Boss Hit With

BERLIN — The law office of Shalov Stone & Bonner in New York filed a shareholder lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday against Hugo Boss AG and two former key executives of its U.S. unit.

Shareholder Hasko Froese is seeking class…

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Tuleh’s New Dress (and Zip) Code

NEW YORK — “Chrystie Street is the new Park Avenue,” said Amanda Brooks, the newly promoted creative director of Tuleh, looking out the window of the company’s recently relocated Lower East Side showroom, in a second-floor…

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in the running

Drum roll, please. The nominees are in for the 27th Annual Dallas Fashion Awards. In this section, WWD sneaks a peek at the finalists in the 11 women’s categories. Here, from the young

contemporary category, Krizia d’s red and tan…

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in the running

Let the campaigns begin for the Dallas Fashion Awards. Voting on 38 nominees in 13 categories will take place at the Women’s and Children’s Apparel and Accessories Market here, Aug. 15 to 19. Winners will be announced at a black-tie gala,…

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Denim Dish

Armani in the Eternal City

Clad in his signature navy blue T-shirt and faded blue jeans, a bronzed Giorgio Armani was perfectly at ease in his new Armani Jeans store, which opened last week on Via Tomacelli, in the heart of Rome.

The…

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Just a Click Away

NEW YORK — Teens are heading to their computers with a mouse in one hand and a credit card in the other.

In an economy where dot-coms are not making as much money as they once were, teen girls are surely keeping e-commerce alive….

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Style 101 for the LPGA

NEW YORK — It took only three words to elicit gasps and groans from a roomful of pro golfers Tuesday.

“Lose the belt,” was not what 75 women long accustomed to wearing sherbet-colored Bermuda shorts with big belts wanted to hear. Bellowed…

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A Splash of Culture at Swim Show

MIAMI — The 20th annual Miami swimwear show was a firecracker of an event, with enough pop and sizzle to put the most discouraged retailer in a festive mood.

Inspired by cultures from every corner of the globe, stores had plenty of reason…

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Fashion Scoops: Second to None … Ralph Takes Europe … Good Investment …

SECOND TO NONE: It looks like Yohji Yamamoto will not be allowed to show his Y’s secondary line on the official calendar of Paris Fashion Week, Oct. 3 to 12. Sources said he is likely to show off-schedule on the evening of Oct. 2, with Martin…

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