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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.

clock 8hBridget Foley

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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.

clock 11hJessica Iredale

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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.

clock 19hRachel Brown

Vital B-T-S Season: Will Teens Skip Class or Simply Be Tardy?

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Coat Tales

NEW YORK — The topper coat is still big news for holiday, in the seasonal favorite velvet or soft brushed cotton. Here, Buz Jones’ long cotton jacket over CK Calvin Klein Jeans’ polyester top and cotton velveteen jeans, with a cotton…

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Hot Topic has weathered a rare cold spell.

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Vital B-T-S Season: Will Teens Skip Class or Simply Be Tardy?

NEW YORK — Teen retail executives are crossing their fingers hoping for a passing grade this back-to-school season, as the student body, and their parents, appear increasingly reluctant to spend.

Many retailers report a slowdown in early…

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Gen Art Taps 3 Designers For Spring Fashion Show

NEW YORK — Gen Art has chosen Maria Marta Facchinelli, Rami Kashou and Tawfik Mounayer to partake in the Gen Art/Nokia spring 2003 fashion show, scheduled for Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Tent at Bryant Park.

Each of the three designers will…

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Candie’s Gets Asset-Backed Financing

NEW YORK — Candie’s Inc. has a new financing deal in the form of intellectual property securitization, a still relatively underused concept in the fashion industry.

UCC Capital Corp. on Wednesday said it has completed an…

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In Brief

A FEW TOO MANY: Too Inc. said Wednesday that a preliminary injunction has been issued by a federal district court in Ohio against The TJX Cos., barring the off-pricer from selling 31 styles of alleged Limited Too brand apparel. The lawsuit was filed…

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Correction

The name of Angela Casiero, vice president of sales and marketing for Emanuel Ungaro, was misspelled in a story on page 4, Tuesday.

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NTA Targets Theft Of Textile Properties

WASHINGTON — Intellectual property theft is in the crosshairs of the newly formed National Textile Association.

The NTA, formed by a merger between the Northern Textile Association and Knitted Textile Association, has created a working…

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Talbots Earnings Rise 12.4%

NEW YORK — Tighter inventory management and improved regular-price selling of late-summer merchandise helped boost Talbot Inc.’s second-quarter results despite an uncustomary sales decline.

For the three months ended Aug. 3, income…

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A Comforting Debut at Haggar

DALLAS — Haggar Clothing Co. is launching a women’s pants collection for spring that combines comfort with style through a proprietary design process it calls “Comfort Fit.”

The line is angling for first-year wholesale volume of…

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Fashion Scoops: Kidman and Amenabar Together Again … Todd’s A Fan, Too … Faircloth’s New Role …

KIDMAN AND AMENABAR TOGETHER AGAIN: El Corte Inglés can’t seem to get enough of Hollywood. First Sharon Stone, then Gwyneth Paltrow, and now Nicole Kidman. The Spanish department store’s newest star will promote the fall women’s…

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Financial

Reorganization Costs Inflate Warnaco’s Loss

NEW YORK — Bankrupt Warnaco Group on Wednesday filed its June operating report with the Securities and Exchange Commission showing a loss due primarily to reorganization costs.

For the period from June 2 through July 6, the loss was $27.6…

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Pepe Jeans’ spring line includes well-faded jeans looks.

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Denim Dish

Denim Diversity in Deutschland

It’s being bleached, sanded and dipped, but denim is anything but washed up in the German jeans market.

At a trio of jeans shows in Germany in early August, denim showed continued signs of strength…

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Bloomingdale’s Broadway Ticket

NEW YORK — A bad hair day? Not for the Bloomingdale’s crowd.

On a sticky Monday afternoon, Bloomingdale’s blocked off two lanes of Lexington Avenue to accommodate a crowd of about 400 at the unveiling of windows inspired by…

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A top and boy short from Reebok’s Performance Foundations.

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Reebok’s New Foundations

NEW YORK — Reebok wants to give its customers some extra support.

So, it’s launching a technical innerwear line called Performance Foundations. The 10-piece collection is made of Play Dry, the brand’s moisture management…

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Fila aims to get some play at the U.S. Open.

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Fila Tries to Get in Gear

NEW YORK — With Fila on the selling block and the company under fire to up its earnings, Fila USA president and chief executive officer Jon Epstein has been evaluating his four-year tenure and spearheading the brand’s revival.

“What…

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Jordan Doner’s snapshot of Bogner’s racoon-trimmed jacket.

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SIDELINES

OPEN SEASON: With the U.S. Open set to bow Monday, several top pros will be appearing around New York endorsing their sponsor’s brands at special events.

Lindsay Davenport, Daniela Hantuchova, Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt will be among…

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Jim Bradbeer (seated) with Darlene Brinker in their New York showroom.

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Pulitzer’s September to Remember

NEW YORK — Even after 42 years in the business, Lilly Pulitzer is still full of firsts.

While the designer and her collection are known for bold, bright printed dresses and outfits, until now, they’ve been pretty quiet. But…

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Too Cool for School

Fifteen hot items trendsetting teens can’t live without this fall.

Back-to-school is usually a happy time for apparel retailers, but this year sales are off to a slow start. While stores remain optimistic about the final outcome…

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