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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

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A New Combo at DKI: Wilson Named CEO, Brusone Is Chairman

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Gracious Living

MILAN — The cool, graceful spring collection Giorgio Armani showed Monday provided an appealing respite from all the overheated sexiness seen elsewhere. He did it by giving his audience a needed reality check. The palette of lavenders, pinks and…

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Pino Brusone

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A New Combo at DKI: Wilson Named CEO, Brusone Is Chairman

NEW YORK — Pino Brusone is handing over the reins of Donna Karan to another LVMH insider.

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said Monday that Brusone has been replaced as chief executive officer of Donna Karan International by Fred…

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Financial

Yule Outlook Rosy for ’Net Sales

NEW YORK — Improved customer service, timely deliveries and a growing sense of security about the submission of their personal data online have boosted Americans’ plans to spend in cyberspace this holiday season.

According to the…

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Financial

Warnaco Gets Extension

NEW YORK — Bankrupt Warnaco Group is hedging its bets.

The apparel firm last month told a Manhattan bankruptcy court that it would file a plan of reorganization by Sept. 30, but may need another week to iron out details.

On Monday,…

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MEMO

TIME TO MOVE ON: Just two weeks after Time Inc Editorial Director John Huey replaced longtime Entertainment Weekly editor Jim Seymore with Rick Tetzeli from Fortune, one of the magazine’s top lieutenents is departing. Richard Sanders, who was…

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Gail Cook, Herb Gallen, Linda Allard, Glenn McMahon and Paul Charron.

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Claiborne Buys Ellen Tracy

NEW YORK — After flirting with potential suitors for more than a decade, Ellen Tracy has finally accepted a proposal from Liz Claiborne Inc., giving the company a firm grasp on the bridge category in the process.

Liz Claiborne said Monday…

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Cole Names President for Women’s

NEW YORK — Lydia Gollner has been promoted to president of Kenneth Cole women’s sportswear, a licensed division of Liz Claiborne Inc.

She succeeds Glenn McMahon, who has been appointed president of the newly acquired Ellen Tracy…

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Financial

Goody’s Signs Letter of Intent for Sale

NEW YORK — It might be a tough economy, but Goody’s Family Clothing Inc. managed to score a potential acquisition deal that could give shareholders a substantial premium of between 37 and 58 percent over the current market value of the…

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Financial

Retail Stocks Plummet — Again

NEW YORK — The equity market began the last day of the third quarter on a sour note, but retail issues stayed in the dumps on lowered sales expectations and worries about the West Coast dock lockout, as other sectors recovered.

Standard &…

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Financial

Yule Outlook Rosy for ’Net Sales

NEW YORK — Improved customer service, timely deliveries and a growing sense of security about the submission of their personal data online have boosted Americans’ plans to spend in cyberspace this holiday season.

According to the…

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In Brief

HONORING CLASS OF ’02: Donna Karan will host a cocktail reception honoring the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s 23 new 2002 inductees. Stephen Burrows, Henry Duarte, Mossimo Giannulli, Lars Nilsson of Bill Blass, Charles Nolan of…

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Financial

Texfi Group Buys Edenton Dye House

NEW YORK — A team of textile executives headed by Texfi’s Andrew Parise last month bought the defunct United Piece Dye Works plant in Edenton, N.C., and have reopened it under the name Edenton Dyeing & Finishing. The plant will do…

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Exhibitors of fabric, trim and other apparel-related products and services are set to descend on Miami Beach next week for the Material World trade show.

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Spanning the Globe at Material World

ATLANTA — Material, that is, fabric and components, may be what exhibitors will be offering for sale at next week’s Material World, but the talk at most of the booths will likely focus on the question of where in the world is the best…

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Pine Crest’s blue and hot pink foil print in nylon and spandex.

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Material Selections

NEW YORK — Variety is the name of the game at this season’s Material World. Texture plays a big role once again — with everything from flocked denim and appliquéd mesh to crinkle and foil prints and rustically textured…

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Hotel Shows Book Beyond Basics

NEW YORK — As retailers continue their efforts to minimize risks by keeping lower inventories and buying closer to season, vendors are reacting with tighter, but not necessarily basic, collections, according to ready-to-wear firms at the recent…

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Helen Cherry’s Workshop store in Auckland’s high-fashion district.

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N.Z. Retail Rides America’s Cup Wave

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — It’s not only the sailing teams gearing up for action here.

With the 31st America’s Cup Season kicking off today, New Zealand’s 49,000 retailers are crossing their fingers for a sails-driven…

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Brazil Files Complaint With WTO

GENEVA — Brazil lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organization on Friday against U.S. cotton subsidies to producers and exporters, which it asserts break global trade norms.

The Brazilian government said in a statement that cotton…

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The Burberry-upholstered British taxicab, available in the Neiman Marcus Christmas catalog.

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Neiman’s Luxe Christmas Cheer

DALLAS — Leave it to Neiman Marcus to upholster a London taxi in camel leather, accented by Burberry’s famous plaid, and offer it for sale for $58,900.

The shiny black car was one of a dozen exclusive gifts unveiled here Monday at…

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All at Bay on the Western Front

LOS ANGELES — As locked-out dock workers picketed, chanted and shook signs bearing slogans like “Fight Terrorism, not American Jobs,” the scene at West Coast ports Monday was equally chaotic, but eerily silent.

Behind locked terminal…

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Tina Turner at Giorgio Armani.

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Fashion Scoops: Armani-Dome … Fit, Fit Ferre … Hot Number

ARMANI-DOME: Although she arrived in a discreet black pantsuit, Tina Turner caused quite a stir when her car pulled up at the Giorgio Armani show Monday, with some fans offering spontaneous applause. Told that short skirts have been steaming up the…

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People

Who’s Got “It”?

They fly just under the radar, but any one of these ingenues could be fashion’s next big thing.

Kate Bosworth

Channeling: Cameron Diaz

Major makeover: Boston-raised, blue-ribbon horse jumper-turned-surfer-chick for…

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Guest List

PARIS — Hit a racy club for some pole dancing. Splurge on an extravagant photo book. And, for goodness sakes, eat something! It’s Paris, after all. Designers Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, Sonia Rykiel, Martine Sitbon,…

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Christine Kim in Peter Som.

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Sole Purpose

How do you send a couple of hundred shoe fetishists into a frenzy? Invite them to Bergdorf Goodman’s newly expanded shoe salon for a Cuban-themed cocktail party and let them duke it out over a series of limited-edition pairs, whose sales benefit…

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Fashion Scoops: Close-Knit Family ,,, About Face … If You Build It …

CLOSE-KNIT FAMILY: The Missonis have another budding designer in their midst. Theresa, the 14-year-old daughter of creative director Angela Missoni, is a whiz with recycled T-shirts, cutting, shredding and decorating them into sexy shapes. During…

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Antonio Berardi

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It’s All in the Mix

Everything from rococo Cinderella numbers to simply luxurious cashmeres turned up on the runways as the Italian collections continued.

Antonio Berardi: If a young Cinderella looking for her rocker Prince Charming is ever in need of a…

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“What Li & Fung is doing is expanding the definition of the supply chain. It’s been everything from raw materials to delivery. But now we think the supply chain starts with the idea. That is the first step,” said William K. Fung, of...

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Li & Fung’s Aim: Concept to Delivery

NEW YORK — With $4.23 billion in revenues last year and offices in 40 countries, Hong Kong-based Li & Fung Ltd. has become the powerhouse of international contract sourcing.

Company executives estimate the goods it sells to brands from…

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