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Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

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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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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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Travel Retail Picks Up, But Beauty Vendors Brace for Turbulence

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Wine and Roses

NEW YORK — For his newest scent, designer Michael Kors chose a few notes that could also be found on an upscale bar menu — port wine and cognac — and accented them with crimson rose and other florals, spices and woods. The six-item…

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Travel Retail Picks Up, But Beauty Vendors Brace for Turbulence

CANNES — Following a difficult year, travel retail executives are expecting a smoother flight in 2003 — although it could suddenly turn bumpy.

Cosmetics executives say the travel retail business has noticeably improved since late…

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Teen Chain Results Diverge

NEW YORK — Leading off the earnings season for specialty stores, youth-oriented Charlotte Russe Holdings and Bebe Inc. Thursday saw their profits go in opposite directions even as both warned that uncertainty in the retail environment,…

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Tarrant and Azteca in Venture

LOS ANGELES — The Guez brothers, who own significant stakes in Tarrant Apparel Group and Azteca Production International, are more closely linking their denim ventures — and fortunes.

Tarrant said Thursday it has expanded its joint…

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Joop Wins Lawsuit Against Joop

BERLIN — Designer Wolfgang Joop has won a lawsuit against Joop GmbH, Hamburg, for the improper cancellation of his designer contract.

At the beginning of 2001, Joop sold his remaining 5 percent stake in Joop GmbH to the now-bankrupt parent…

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Winston Heirs Continue Battle

NEW YORK — Bruce Winston doesn’t want to stop the legal wrangling that has plagued his family for years.

An amended plea seeking $1.3 billion in damages was filed Thursday by famed jeweler Harry Winston’s youngest son in…

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Fashion Scoops: Berry Bonds … Down the Tubes … Teen Talk

BERRY BONDS: When Pierce Brosnan’s OO7 first catches sight of Halle Berry’s Jinx in the latest James Bond serial, “Die Another Day,” hitting theaters Nov. 22, she’ll be dripping in Swarovski crystals and a fur coat courtesy of Bond…

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Alberto-Culver Profits Grow in Quarter, Year

NEW YORK — Alberto-Culver Co. managed double-digit profit gains for its fourth quarter and full year and expects growth to continue despite “substantial” political and economic challenges.

Net income surged 23.7 percent to $39.3 million,…

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Warnaco Loses Less in Quarter

NEW YORK — Warnaco Group Inc. posted second-quarter results that substantially narrowed its losses from the year-ago period, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday.

For the three months ended July 6, the apparel…

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Sara Lee Lifted by Intimates Unit

NEW YORK — Sara Lee Corp.’s Intimates and Underwear unit generated a 62.2 percent increase in its first-quarter operating income, despite nearly flat sales.

Intimates and Underwear’s income skyrocketed to $206 million in the…

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In Brief

WOOSTER STREET’S OKTOBERFEST: In an effort to drum up business in SoHo, Wooster Street retailers, including Barneys Co-op, Barbara Bui, Adidas, Eres and Costume National, are hosting a first-ever Oktoberfest block party Saturday. Along with live…

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Clarification

Nautica has not announced the closing of its Rockefeller Plaza store in Manhattan, as stated in The WWDList, page 6, Thursday. The company took an aftertax charge of $6 million to $6.5 million for the impairment of the store in the third quarter, and…

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Tossing Cash Into the Fountain of Youth

NEW YORK — Everybody wants to look a little younger — and it’s showing at the register.

Retail sales of mass market antiage skin treatments are up 15.6 percent to $345.7 million, for the year ended Sept. 8, according to…

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Michael Kors Mixes a Heady Cocktail

NEW YORK — Call it a cocktail for modern girls.

With Kors Michael Kors, a scent corresponding to his bridge fashion collection, designer Michael Kors is looking to set a new trend in fragrances: the cocktail top note.

“This…

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Carthusia: Capri in a Bottle

MILAN — Capri’s charms have held visitors captive ever since the mythical days of the Sirens, whose seductive songs often lured passing sailors to a watery death. And the island’s fragrance, Carthusia, is no exception: For centuries,…

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Fragonard: Back to the U.S.

NEW YORK — After first launching here six years ago, Fragonard is ready to give the U.S. another try. And it’s pinning its hopes on Vrai, its newest bath-and-body care collection.

Fragonard, a perfumery founded in Grasse, France, in…

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SNIPPETS

FRIEDA MOVES: The Andrew Jergens Company, the new parent of John Frieda Professional, is so impressed with Frieda’s creative, marketing and media team that the hair care group’s responsibilities will now also include Jergens’ skin…

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Skin Care Gets a Scent

NEW YORK — Something smells different at SCO.

Skin Care Options, the customized skin care line, will debut its first fragrance in mid-November.

SCO, founded by Theresa Ma two years ago, offers 18 items for the face and body,…

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Jacomo’s Fragrance Redux

NEW YORK — Jacomo, a 31-year-old fragrance brand that enjoyed its heyday in the late Seventies and early Eighties, is striving for revitalization by spiffing up its look and launching a new scent.

The Mission: Using the Tax Free World…

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Vanderbilt’s Classic Femme Fatale

PARIS — With its newest women’s scent, Fatale, the Vanderbilt brand is angling for a classic.

THE MISSION: Produced by license holder L’Oréal through its Gemey/Maybelline division, this sixth Vanderbilt scent —…

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The Art and Splendor of Shopping

FRANKFURT — Is it the motor of our consumption-oriented society, a patriotic duty, an innocuous pastime, or, as some fashionistas might argue, an art form?

Shopping is a many splendored thing, as the exhibit of the same name at…

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Erudite Design, Mass in Mind

NEW YORK — With the exception of Whirlpool and Geoffrey Beene, this year’s National Design Award winners were not exactly household names.

In that regard, the nine prize winners epitomized the mission of modern design — to…

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On The Drawing Board

DESIGNER RUGS: The Rug Co., which opened its first U.S. store at 88 Wooster Street in New York Thursday, makes a new case for the synergy between home and fashion.

Located in the former YSL Rive Gauche men’s boutique, the…

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Cunningham: Man on the Street

NEW YORK — “I prefer to be invisible. “That’s been the motto of Bill Cunningham, fashion photographer of The New York Times, throughout his 35-year career at the paper. This Sunday, though, The Times is shining the spotlight on Cunningham…

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MEMO PAD

PUTTING ON A HAPPY FACE: Talk about making the best of a sticky situation.

On Tuesday, The New York Times and The Washington Post announced what turned out to be a less-than-amicable deal for the Times to buy the Post’s 50 percent stake…

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Downtown Dallas Steps Up Effort to Revitalize

DALLAS — A coalition intent on reviving retail in downtown Dallas is putting together an incubator to promote emerging Texas designers.

The cooperative store represents part of a broader effort to establish 200,000 square feet of retail…

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Suzy

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, expecting their second child — they already know it’s a girl — have decided to name her Zeta after Catherine’s Welsh grandmother, just as Catherine Zeta-Jones is herself. The Douglases…

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Critical Mass: Kohl’s Sharpens Beauty

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — Kohl’s, one of today’s hottest retailers, is creeping deeper into beauty.

Proof of the power merchant’s foray into beauty was evident Oct. 10 at the opening of a new 85,000-square-foot store in this…

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TOP NOTES

CHANEL PROMOTION: Annette Falso has been promoted to vice president of product marketing and training, Chanel Fragrance and Beauté. She will oversee all training initiatives for the Chanel Beauté and Fragrance Division in the new post. Falso…

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