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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

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Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 12hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Business

Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

clock 12hKristi Ellis

Limited?s New Model: No Longer Worshiping ?Goddess of Growth?

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Stripe Force

NEW YORK — JLo by Jennifer Lopez, the sportswear collection, is evolving. The singer-actress-designer, who won the Most Influential Artist of the Year at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards on Tuesday night, isn’t ready to trade in her velour…

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Limited’s New Model: No Longer Worshiping ‘Goddess of Growth’

NEW YORK — Leslie Wexner has long let his lieutenants wave the Limited flag. But at Wednesday’s annual analysts’ meeting in Columbus, Ohio, it was Wexner unchained.

He ripped into developers for lacking creativity, predicted…

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Financial

Questrom Quells Talk, Penney’s, Dow Tumble

NEW YORK — There was a shakeup in the stock market Wednesday, but J.C. Penney Co. Inc. doesn’t expect a shakeup in its corner office any time soon.

Rumors that chairman and chief executive Allen Questrom might be leaving his post…

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Financial

NRF Sees Expenditures Rising for Holiday Season

NEW YORK — Despite a gloomy forecast for retailers this holiday season, the National Retail Federation is predicting a 4 percent uptick in total holiday sales over last year’s registered general merchandise, apparel, furniture, home…

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Fashion Scoops: Miss Cast … Democracy … Cha-Cha-Cha …

MISS CAST: Stella McCartney is starring in her own remake of the Blake Edwards-directed 1968 comedy “The Party.” Well, sort of. The designer used the film — starring Peter Sellers as a goofy film extra who is accidentally invited to an exclusive…

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In Brief

SHOW-OFFS: Concept Management Group’s fourth Young Designers Showcase runs Saturday through Oct. 26 at the Eickholt Gallery, 427 Broadway in SoHo. The showcase will feature work from 26 artists and designers specializing in fashion, fine art,…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Zip L. Stevenson is the president and founder of Los Angeles-based Denim Doctors. Sean Hornbeck joined the eight-year-old company two years ago. This was incorrect in Denim Dish on page 11, October 10.

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Natalie Portman in Zac Posen.

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Real Time

Guess you had to be there. Though guests who packed Radio City Music Hall Tuesday night for the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards had a fine time, for those at home, the live show’s high-voltage, high-volume escapades didn’t translate. There was…

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EYE SCOOP

The real after party for the Fashion Awards wasn’t VH1’s official one at the Hudson Hotel. It was P. Diddy’s impromptu bash at Lotus, thrown together one hour before the awards show got under way. Guests included Tom Ford, Natalie…

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Artist Daniela Rossell.

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Almost Famosas

The bleached, botoxed and bodacious socialites in photographer Daniela Rossell’s book “Ricas y Famosas” are, to judge by appearances, ricas of the most blatantly nueva variety. And if they are famous anywhere — apart from in their own…

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Nicole Kidman in Chanel couture.

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Power Puffs

“Does this mean I’m actually becoming a power woman?” asked Selma Blair at Premiere’s annual Women in Hollywood luncheon yesterday at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles. “How scary is that!”

Among the actresses honored at this…

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Peter Boneparth, Jones Apparel Group

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FIT Conference Outlines Strategies

NEW YORK — Even in these challenging times, with comparable-store sales and quarterly profits suffering and heightened economic and political uncertainty, a group of apparel executives said success is still achievable by staying true to core…

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Obituary: Anthony Vinci, 84, Ex-Winkelman Exec

NEW YORK — A memorial service for Anthony Vinci, former president and chief operating officer of Winkelman Stores Inc., based in Detroit, will be held Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. at Christ Church in Gross Pointe Farms, Mich. Vinci died Sept. 20 at the age…

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Yogini Shiva Rea has signed a sponsorship deal with The Weekend Exercise Co.

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Stretching for the Inner Yogi

NEW YORK — For a technique that’s based on relaxation, yoga sure is stirring up plenty of activity in the apparel market.

Activewear brands are stretching their expertise to add yoga to the mix, with the hopes of attracting more…

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SIDELINES

NORTHERN EXPOSURE: The North Face has a fresh take on the great outdoors. This spring, the company is launching its A5 Series of performance-oriented apparel inspired by bouldering, the sport of climbing rocks without harnesses. While the cotton and…

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The Todd Oldham Jeans line went through several redesigns during the past four years. In 2000, Jones dropped the TO2 moniker and relaunched a denim-heavy collection.

Fashion Features

Test for Todd: Picking a Target

NEW YORK — A brand can’t be high end and mass at the same time.

That’s the first lesson industry observers drew from Jones Apparel Group Inc.’s decision last week to pull back from the Todd Oldham Jeans business. As…

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The velour set continues as a staple of the JLo by Jennifer Lopez line.

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JLo’s New Tune Bows for Spring

NEW YORK — JLo by Jennifer Lopez has had some growing pains in its first year, but executives feel the brand is on track for growth in 2003.

The collection has been updated and segmented for spring, a more subdued logo will be in place, a…

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Fashion Features

Esprit Revamps Plans for U.S. Homecoming

NEW YORK — Esprit is still trying to find its way home.

The company, which began in San Francisco almost 35 years ago, has since made a name for itself in Europe and Asia, while losing ground in recent years in the U.S. as it struggled to…

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Fashion Features

Popularity Contest

The 20 female personalities with the highest Q ratings, this year.

Celebrity and fashion go hand in hand. Before investing a fortune to hire a celebrity pitch woman, companies scrutinize Q-ratings – an index of a star’s…

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