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Haider Ackermann's Captivating Spring Collection

The collection was ravishing, captivating with its drifting silk, trailing ribbons and delicious tropical colors.

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Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

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Inside Jonathan Anderson's Show for Loewe

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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Burberry Revenues up 15% in Half

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Burberry Revenues up 15% in Half

LONDON — Burberry is defying market gravity.

The British fashion and accessories company said in a statement that total revenues had increased by 15 percent, or 9 percent on a comparable basis, in the first half ended Sept. 30.

The…

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Bruce Fetter

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Robert Gray Steps Down as CEO

LOS ANGELES — A second generation is officially assuming the reins at St. John Knits International, with Robert E. Gray, founding chief executive officer and chairman, turning over ceo duties to his daughter, Kelly Gray, and Bruce Fetter, who…

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In Brief

FAST FORWARD: Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz on Tuesday said group sales rose 8 percent in September compared with the same period last year. H&M sales increased 34 percent in September 2001. The firm did not break down sales on a same-store…

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Nautica Taps Takhar To Head Earl Jean

NEW YORK — Nautica Enterprises Inc. named Bonnie Takhar president of its Earl Jean operation on Tuesday.

Takhar, who last served as managing director of Earl’s European operations, has been with the company’s London-based…

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Financial

Italian Jeweler Damiani Buys Pomellato Stake

MILAN — High-end Italian jewelry firm Damiani has bought a stake in Pomellato, a goldsmith known for its oversized volumes and colored stones.

“Pomellato is a prestigious brand that will provide synergy for our company,” said Silvia…

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Financial

Retail Stocks Ride Dow Surge

NEW YORK — Retail shares outpaced the greater market’s rally Tuesday, though there was little to indicate the sector’s fundamentals were improving.

The Standard & Poor’s retail index shot up 5.4 percent, or 14.85 points,…

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Suzy

Renée Zellweger put her pretty little foot down when it came to gaining weight to star in the sequel to “Bridget Jones’ Diary.” The 33-year-old actress put on 21 pounds to play Bridget in the first movie and can’t face all the…

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Neiman Marcus sweatercoat and knit top.

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Fall Knitwear Looms Large

DALLAS — There’s nothing staid about this season’s crop of knits.

Knitwear has moved away from being a cold-weather basic with limited appeal, according to retailers, to be at the forefront of the season’s trends….

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Saffron Aldrige with Sophie Dahl

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Craft Works

It was — what else? — a fashion and celebrity love-in when Donatella and Santo Versace hosted a party to kick off the Gianni Versace retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum on Monday. Madonna and her daughter Lourdes, Chelsea…

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Fashion Scoops: Naomi’s Reversal of Fortune … Violent Streak … Also Conran …

NAOMI’S REVERSAL OF FORTUNE: Naomi Campbell’s victory against the Daily Mirror newspaper in the U.K. this year was short-lived. The Court of Appeal overturned a lower court’s decision to award Campbell $5,250 in damages from the…

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Necessary Objects’ surplice top with World Clothing mixed-media striped pants.

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As Denim Pales, Retailers Search for Next Key Trend

LOS ANGELES — Would retail’s new white-knight trend please step forward?

Department store and specialty chain buyers spent four days scouring the junior market, which closed last Thursday here, for the next big sales driver to hit…

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California Waves’ booth at ISAM resembled a malt shop.

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ISAM Show Heads to the Beach

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The International Swimwear/Activewear Market showed its product where it is most likely to be used, holding its show for the first time a few blocks from the beach instead of at downtown’s California Market Center,…

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Financial

Marzotto Sales Dip, Adding Two Licenses

MILAN — Marzotto, owner of Valentino, said it will announce the partners for two licensing agreements with the venerable house by the end of the month.

The company made the disclosure Monday at a presentation of its nine-month sales…

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Red Star

MILAN — Sexy looks and Asian motifs were among the top trends in Europe this season, and they came together on Roberto Cavalli’s runway. Cavalli knows a thing or two about racy fashion, of course, and this season he was in his element,…

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Riding Into the East: Polo Buys Control Of Licensee

NEW YORK — Influence, control and, of course, money.

Those are the main reasons why Polo Ralph Lauren Tuesday said it will invest $70 million to increase direct management of its growing business in Japan. The company said it has signed an…

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Financial

Protesters Blast Pataki Over Workers’ Comp

ALBANY, N.Y. — Thousands of garment workers chanted “shame on Pataki” as they protested outside the New York State Capitol demanding that the legislature change the workers’ compensation system, end mandatory overtime and expand health…

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LVMH Sales Remain Steady

PARIS — Hit by weak tourism, growth at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton stalled in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, with sales advancing 1.7 percent to $3 billion, versus $2.95 billion a year ago.

Still, the luxury giant stressed…

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