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Marc Jacobs Moves Show Time, Venue

Marc Jacobs is moving his spring 2017 show to the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Retail

Inside Rick Owens’ New SoHo Store

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

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Fashion

Brunello Cucinelli’s Fall 2016 Collection Stolen Over the Weekend

The menswear line had been deducted from the brand’s Milanese showroom.

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Leslie Fay, Li & Fung Strike Deal

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Financial

Fashion Issues Continue Climb

NEW YORK — Buying just may be coming back into fashion.

Apparel retailers and manufacturers were part of the markets’ stampede Monday, even though Wal-Mart and Target reported below-plan sales for last week. The Dow Jones Industrial…

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Financial

Solid Madden Quarter Ups Outlook

NEW YORK — Strong sales in each of its divisions combined with reduced expenses paved the way for Steven Madden Ltd. to report a 19 percent increase in its second-quarter profits and raise its outlook for the year.

For the quarter ended…

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Fashion Features

Gilson and Turner Planning to Exit From Swiss Army

NEW YORK — Swiss Army Brands Inc., a division of Victorinox AG, said Monday that chairman Peter Gilson and president A. Jeffrey Turner plan to resign “in the immediate future,” although the company did not specify when.

This follows news…

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Financial

Watch Woes Hit Bulgari Shares

MILAN — Many luxury stocks have been having a tough time of late, but Bulgari seems to be especially hard hit.

Once a high-flying market star with sought-after multiples, Bulgari has hit a stall. Slumping demand for watches, compounded by…

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Financial

Leslie Fay, Li & Fung Strike Deal

NEW YORK — Yet another dramatic chapter is being written in the storied history of the 55-year-old Leslie Fay Co.

Looking to revitalize itself under its new executive team, Leslie Fay has signed an exclusive sourcing deal with global…

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Fashion Features

In Brief

ELLEN TRACY UPDATE: Is Liz Claiborne Inc. the frontrunner to buy Ellen Tracy? According to sources, negotiations are continuing for Claiborne to buy the privately held bridge sportswear firm headed by Herb Gallen, and a deal could be imminent. “We…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

David Au remains international communication director at Céline. The company is seeking a Paris-based public relations manager, a position previously held by Blandine Viry, who has left the company and who reported to Au. These points were…

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Fashion Features

Leslie Fay, Li & Fung Strike Deal

NEW YORK — Yet another dramatic chapter is being written in the storied history of the 55-year-old Leslie Fay Co.

Looking to revitalize itself under its new executive team, Leslie Fay has signed an exclusive sourcing deal with global…

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Financial

MARKET BASKET

MICHEL KLEIN’S NEW LINE: Paris-based designer Michel Klein, who has a flourishing business in the Far East with his Japanese partner of 12 years, Itokin, is out to beef up his business elsewhere in the world. Klein will launch a new secondary…

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Fashion Features

Yarn Fair: Branching Out

NEW YORK — Diversification was a key theme among vendors at last week’s Yarn Fair International, with executives explaining that they’re trying to expand their product offering beyond the sweater-and-sock trade, which had been the…

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Financial

Unifi Cuts Losses in 4th Quarter

NEW YORK — Unifi Inc. significantly reduced the flow of red ink in the quarter and the year and is hoping to cut it further by providing polyester to Western companies operating in Asia.

Fourth-quarter net losses narrowed to $1.6 million,…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Designer Jeanne S. Campbell, Prominent in Fifties Fashion

NEW YORK — Jeanne S. Campbell, a designer who played a role in the Fifties sportswear movement in America that included more famous names like Bonnie Cashin and Claire McCardell, died last Wednesday of complications resulting from a stroke. She…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Toga Party … Matthew’s Memories … Foot Fetish

TOGA PARTY: After bowing out of the gala-show hoopla this year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is planning a dramatic return of its Costume Institute Gala on April 28, 2003, with a title sponsor already in place. Gucci has signed on to host the “Party…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Stanley Lesser, 72, Designer Attorney

NEW YORK — Stanley C. Lesser, an attorney who was an early advocate of designers’ rights to their names, died at his New York home on Sunday. He was 72 and had a brain tumor, according to David Harrison, his partner in the firm of Lesser &…

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Fashion Features

Inside the Inditex Empire

La Coruna, Spain — The Inditex juggernaut shows no signs of slowing.

The industrial and retail behemoth based here, which owns Zara and five other branded apparel chains operating 1,377 stores in 41 countries, plans to open up to 275…

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Fashion Features

Who’s the Next Zara?

Madrid — While major industry leaders here say nobody does it better, there are some heirs apparent nipping at Zara’s heels. How close is the competition?

Mango: Spain’s second-largest apparel exporter (women’s only)…

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French Maintain Ad Presence

PARIS — If Paris is indeed burning as a fashion capital, designers here can hardly beat a retreat.

That seems to be the logic with advertising this fall. Angling to gain market share at a shaky time for luxury, most houses surveyed said…

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MEMO PAD

TIME TO GET FOCUSED: Amidst all the turmoil at AOL Time Warner, the publishing arm of the company has more or less managed to remain out of the spotlight. But with media insiders buzzing about the upcoming profile of editorial director John Huey in…

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Fashion Features

Haggar’s Junior Offering: World Clothing

DALLAS — Haggar Corp. is courting the junior crowd with a new moderate sportswear label called World Clothing Co. that’s launching for holiday and early spring.

The new line is angling for $9 million in first-year wholesale volume…

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People

Full Gallop

“This is my new husband,” Nina Griscom announced, firmly attached to Calvin Klein’s hipbone as the two made their way into the Watermill Center benefit on Saturday. As the phalanx of paparazzi descended, one photographer piped up, “I’ll be…

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People

For the Record

LOS ANGELES — Like James Brown’s best soul hits, Mali artist Malick Sidibé’s photographs capture the essence of cool: young men and women posturing like peacocks, full of motion and a lust for life.

Not surprisingly,…

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People

WWD Postcard

So I spent the first three weeks here very mellow. Didn’t see a soul and did this whole spa routine — great trainer who comes to the house, amazing facialist and masseuse. Lost 15 pounds. It was all about health. But August is about…

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Fashion Features

Bohemian Rhapsody

NEW YORK — After studying philosophy for a master’s degree at NYU, Julia Neaman embarked on a career in fashion. The result is Julia, a full collection of jackets, skirts, tops and dresses with Victorian and military influences. Her…

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Fashion Features

Charge Pushes Hilfiger Deep Into the Red; Stroll Steps Down

NEW YORK — Women’s wear is making Tommy run — and it has big plans in plus sizes and misses’.

Accounting-related charges pushed Tommy Hilfiger’s first-quarter results $438.8 million into the red, but signs of…

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Financial

Charge Pushes Hilfiger Deep Into the Red; Stroll Steps Down

NEW YORK — Women’s wear is making Tommy run — and it has big plans in plus sizes and misses’.

Accounting-related charges pushed Tommy Hilfiger’s first-quarter results $438.8 million into the red, but signs of…

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Fashion Features

Asprey and Garrard Are Stroll’s Post-Hilfiger Focus

NEW YORK — Lawrence Stroll stepped down as co-chairman and director of Tommy Hilfiger Corp. to concentrate on his new babies, Asprey and Garrard.

“It’s been a wonderful 13 and a half years since acquiring Tommy. I feel I’ve…

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