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Inside Loewe's Spring Collection

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

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Chloé is the Epitome of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

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Bottega Veneta Names New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

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An Rx for Bergdorf Goodman: Wider Reach and Leaner Inventory

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Garden Variety

NEW YORK — Subtle or bold, floral patterns are everywhere for resort. Pop Art flowers, beds of roses, Japanese gardens and little wildflowers are some of the motifs that are popping up on pretty dresses and feminine tops. Here, Moschino’s…

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An Rx for Bergdorf Goodman: Wider Reach and Leaner Inventory

NEW YORK — The guardians of the palace that is Bergdorf Goodman have become increasingly vigilant.

As the world’s only premier luxury department store situated solely in New York, Bergdorf Goodman has felt the impact of 9/11 and the…

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Bush Gets Trade Authority, Aggressive Agenda Planned

WASHINGTON — President Bush signed legislation Tuesday that will give him long-sought trade promotion authority that’s expected to nudge pending bilateral trade pacts and open the door to regional and global trade…

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Fashion Scoops: Busy Boy … The Name Game

BUSY BOY: Stephen Gan might be on vacation but that hasn’t kept him from extending his stay at Harper’s Bazaar. Contrary to widespread rumors that he was leaving, the magazine’s parent company, Hearst, said Tuesday that it has signed…

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Fashion, Retail Stocks Join Rally

NEW YORK — Wall Street’s recent rhythm has been one step forward and several steps back, and fashion fell into the groove Tuesday with a large jump ahead.

After three consecutive sessions of declines, shares in the Dow Jones…

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In Brief

MATING GAME: A pair of Internet-based marketing and media survivors announced acquisition deals Tuesday. Gen Y-focused Alloy Inc. has bought most assets of Youthstream Media Networks for $7 million in cash, and Nielsen/NetRatings has agreed to…

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Correction

“Genuine Authentic: The Real Ralph Lauren Story,” is the title of Michael Gross’ upcoming book about the designer. The title was incorrect in a story on page 9, Tuesday.

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Raising the Bar

NEW YORK — Master mixologist Ben Pundole, known for his signature frothy cocktails at lounges like the Hudson Hotel Bar and Lot 61, has a new concoction brewing: BPC, a bar consulting business. Founded in June with Peter Chase, whose past…

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Psychic Stacey Wolf consults with Chanel’s Barbara Cirkva.

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Psychic Friends

Is the handbag an extension of the soul? It is when psychic Stacey Wolf trains her sixth sense on the place where purse and personality meet. Guests waited in a line 20 deep last week at the Chanel boutique for the chance to be told just which new bag…

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The DJ’s favorite, Numark’s brand new TTX1.

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The School of Hard Rocks

NEW YORK — Once they would have traded it all to run off and join a rock band. But these days, New York’s serious fashionistas get their kicks behind the turntable. Monthly parties thrown for the media elite at the SoHo Grand and at Glass…

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WWD Postcard

I got up early this morning, around 7 o’clock — Domenico slept later, ’til about 10 — and I took a swim but I got stung across the top of my arm by a tiny jellyfish. I always wear goggles so I can see them, but it didn’t…

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Interior shots of the renovated Liz Claiborne flagship.

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Liz’s Retail Redo on Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK — Liz Claiborne Inc. has put a new face on its flagship.

Gone are the scaffolds and plywood walls that concealed the five-month-long construction work being done on the signature store at 650 Fifth Avenue here. In their place are…

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Economy Tempers Mood at FAME, Moda Manhattan

NEW YORK — Caution was in the air at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this week, as two apparel trade shows saw sporadic buying and attendance, but a spirited mood still prevailed.

Buyers did praise the shared-venue strategy as…

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Reconsidering E-Tail’s Ideal Shopper

NEW YORK — Internet merchants, most of whom are still desperately searching for their first net profit, can toss out the old book on the most fruitful customers to target.

A just-released study from Jupiter Research topples what had been a…

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A James Perse look for fall.

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James Perse: Upping the Ante on Basics

LOS ANGELES — James Perse is a T-shirt kind of guy.

The line he launched five years ago is expected to hit $10 million in volume this year and is gearing up for further growth with aggressive expansion into Europe and Canada. But the…

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Oakley, V-2 Optic Settle Suit

LOS ANGELES — Oakley Inc. settled a lawsuit Tuesday in which it had alleged that V-2 Optic had infringed upon its trademark for air-vented goggles that minimized fogging and optical distortion.

Terms of the settlement, agreed to in federal…

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