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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

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Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

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Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

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Shrinking the Box: Bloomingdale?s Sets Smaller Store in SoHo

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RECOVERY TIME: Delia’s Corp. president Andrea Weiss, who is on medical leave recovering from surgery, will take an extended leave of absence to spend more time with her family. While Weiss will retain her seat on the board and will continue to…

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Innovation Vital to Packaging

PARIS — Packaging companies are wrapping up the key to the future success of their sector in one word: innovation.

Executives claim that creativity is essential to boosting business and developing the industry. “Innovation is the new…

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Fashion Features

MAC Heralds First Stand-Alone Berlin Store

Berlin — Wilkommen. Bienvenue. Welcome. After a four-year real estate search, MAC has finally opened a freestanding store here.

As the “venue of Sally Bowles,” Berlin is a spiritual home of the makeup artist brand. “There’s always…

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Fashion Features

Lauder’s Take on the Next 5 Years

NEW YORK — When a beauty leader like Leonard Lauder offers advice, a crowd gathers.

Speaking to a packed room, Lauder, chairman of The Estée Lauder Cos., kicked off the 10th Annual HBA Global Expo this Monday with a keynote speech…

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Fashion Features

Panelists Present Varied Formulas for Success

NEW YORK — Of course, a constant flow of creativity and frequent reinvention is a must for success in the beauty industry.

Or is it?

Take a look at The Estée Lauder Cos.’ Clinique, sold in some 130 markets and the…

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Fashion Features

HBA Global Look Ahead

NEW YORK — HBA Global Expo may have concluded its 10th annual packaging conference Wednesday, but the organization has opened the door to many new opportunities for next year.

For starters, the conference will be called Health & Beauty…

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Fashion Features

Clairol: Turning Copper Into Gold

NEW YORK — Just 11 months after acquiring Clairol, Procter & Gamble is showing how serious it is about its $4.95 billion investment — and in getting the brand back to its leadership position in hair color.

Next February, Clairol is…

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TOP NOTES

KIEHL’S BENEFIT MARKS OPENING: Kiehl’s Since 1851 held a eucalyptus-themed party to benefit YouthAIDS at the brand’s new freestanding location in Santa Monica, Calif., on Oct. 9. The soiree also celebrated the Sept. 3 opening of the…

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Fashion Features

On With the Show

No matter what the city, runway beauty seemed to follow distinct trends this season. Here, the key hair and makeup looks from New York, London, Paris and Milan.

Trends

HAIR:

Buns — both tight and ladylike and…

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Financial

Liz Claiborne Profits Gain 15% in Quarter

NEW YORK — Economic and retail weaknesses weren’t sufficient to slow down Liz Claiborne Inc., which posted a 15 percent increase in third-quarter earnings Thursday.

For the three months ended Sept. 28, the apparel giant reported net…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Offstage … Vetting Vintage … Fur Exchange …

OFFSTAGE: While television viewers watching the VH1 Awards on Tuesday night got to see the show onstage, the real show among fashion attendants occurred at the bars and in the lounges outside the auditorium.

Seen hanging out during the…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Thomas Hogan, 65, May Co. Exec

NEW YORK — Thomas J. Hogan, a 35-year veteran of the May Department Stores Co. who was chief executive of five May divisions from the Eighties until he retired last June, died of cancer on Tuesday. He was 65.

The funeral is today at St….

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Fashion Features

Extracts Offers Equal Opportunity

NEW YORK — All trade shows have their share of naysayers, comprised mostly of smaller suppliers quick to point out a lack of buyer attendees and secretive exhibitors. Extracts, however, the trade show for aromatherapy, personal care and…

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Harry Winston: Off the Cuff

NEW YORK — Continuing its effort to broaden its appeal, Harry Winston will boost its ad budget 20 percent to $3 million for the holiday and spring selling season.

The new campaign, created by Laspata/Decaro, the ad agency here, will once…

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MEMO PAD

A YSL TOO FAR?: Has sexy Tom Ford finally gone too far? His totally nude male ad for his new Yves Saint Laurent men’s fragrance, M7, may not be seeing much exposure this fall. Several magazines, including Interview, GQ and Out, rejected the ad…

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People

Suzy

Interminable award shows, the big televised kind that need desperately to be vetted for vulgarity? (Hugh Grant, you are not funny.) Join the crowd.

By this time, everyone and his dog has won an award for something or other, usually forgotten…

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To Dye For

NEW YORK — Clairol, with a strong assist from parent Procter & Gamble, is making a bid to regain its lost leadership ranking with a new hair color technology, “copper blocking.” For more, see story on page 6.

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Fashion Features

Shrinking the Box: Bloomingdale’s Sets Smaller Store in SoHo

NEW YORK — Bloomingdale’s is becoming Downtown and contemporary.

The retailer Thursday announced plans to open a scaled-down department store in SoHo which will have a sharp contemporary bent. Opening on the site of Canal Jeans at…

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Fashion Features

Sears Stock Plunges 31.8%

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears, Roebuck & Co. put on a brave face at its analyst meeting Thursday, but the news was bad.

Digesting difficulties at its credit unit, including the departure of another executive and a $222 million increase in…

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Fashion Features

Kmart Ch. 11 Exit in March?

NEW YORK — Shifting its calendar for an exit from Chapter 11 up to March from July 2003, Kmart Corp. acknowledged it will be closing more stores in the future but hasn’t yet decided which ones.

That was the message Thursday from…

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Financial

VF Corp. Reports 23.8% Net Spike In Third Quarter

NEW YORK — Cost controls and gross margin gains allowed VF Corp. to wrangle greater profits out of essentially flat sales in the third quarter.

For the three months ended Sept. 28, the Greensboro, N.C.-based apparel megamanufacturer…

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