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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 Loewe's Spring Collection

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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Bottega Veneta Names Claus Dietrich New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

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Morgan Stanley: Slow Holiday for Luxury

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Morgan Stanley: Slow Holiday for Luxury

MILAN — Morgan Stanley cut its earnings estimates on six European luxury goods stocks as it forecast a weak Christmas season and expressed fear about the consequences of a potential war in Iraq.

The bank slashed earnings and sales targets…

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In Brief

SWISS MAG: Christina Ferrari, most recently interim editorial director of Wallpaper, and before that, managing editor of Teen People, is launching a new English-language magazine in Switzerland with her husband, Henry Muller, former editorial director…

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Corrections

Denim producer Avondale Inc. remains in the yarn-selling business. While the Monroe, Ga.-based company recently closed two North Carolina yarn mills, it continues to operate other yarn plants in Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina, and recently…

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Solid October Comps Spur Revision Tricks

NEW YORK — Robust same-store sales in October led many retailers to boost third-quarter earnings forecasts, but most were simply reversing the prior month’s lowered expectations.

Retailers last Thursday reported October same-store…

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Blair Reverses Year-Ago Loss

NEW YORK — Blair Corp. said a significant reduction in expenses and cost of goods sold paved the way to third-quarter profitability against a prior-year loss.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the Warren, Pa.-based company steered its…

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Semisheer wrap robe by Fernando Sanchez.

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Retailers Take Smaller Steps

NEW YORK — High anxiety could well describe the overall mood at last week’s early fall market.

A heightened sense of pressure was mainly because of a cautious approach by retailers regarding orders for fall 2003, which generally…

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INTIMATE NOTES

AUGUST MOON: August Silk Intimates has launched its first line of boudoir accessories called August Moon. The accessories include plush-looking throws of solid and printed silk and silk pillows ranging from petite neck rolls to puffy oversized numbers…

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Graphic looks from Ozone Design.

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Prints Perk Up Spring Market

NEW YORK — Although legwear remains one of fashion’s msost challenged sectors, many makers are approaching spring with some renewed hope.

The reason for their tepid optimism? A better-than-expected fall selling…

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Lulu Guinness and Burt Tansky.

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High Spirits at ACE Awards

NEW YORK — Despite a shaky economy and tough retail scene, accessories executives were in the mood to party at the sixth annual ACE Awards gala.

More than 400 industry members turned out for the event, which recognizes individuals and…

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A mock-up for AOL’s shopping list for holiday toys.

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AOL Launches Hub For Holiday Shopping

NEW YORK — America Online is taking sharper aim at its customers this holiday — after a period in which its shopping area was driven by merchants’ own promotions — with the launch today of a consumer-based shopping list hub,…

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Dickson Poon Plans New Bid For Harvey Nichols

LONDON — Dickson Poon may have found a way to outsmart Deutsche Bank in his bid to take control of Harvey Nichols, and eventually pull the store off the London Stock Exchange.

On Friday, sources said Poon intends to launch a new bid for…

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Fashion Scoop: Hugues’ Move

HUGUES’ MOVE: There’s a new face within LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s cosmetics and fragrance business. Hugues Dusseaux was appointed president of the company’s new ventures group for perfumes and cosmetics last…

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Little Retail Impact Expected From Conflict Diamond Rules

NEW YORK — Now that plans are in place for diamonds to be rescued from the hands of illicit traders and mines, will jewelry customers breathe a sigh of relief? Will they even notice?

As reported, certification guidelines, called the…

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Calvin Klein and Fabrizio Plessi

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Calvin Klein Displays Plessi Installation

NEW YORK — It was a logjam Wednesday night where a diverse art, music, fashion and celebrity crowd descended on Calvin Klein’s Madison Avenue store to help the designer fete an installation from Italian artist Fabrizio Plessi.

Five…

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Nicole Miller Licensee Sues L&T

NEW YORK — In another case of David vs. Goliath, House of Dreams Inc., the licensee for Nicole Miller Men, has filed suit against Lord & Taylor and its parent, May Department Stores Co., for breach of contract.

According to the suit,…

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Study Reveals Women’s Top 10 Favorite Brands

NEW YORK — What do Avon, Starbucks, and Tylenol have in common?

They are among the 10 brands women cited as their favorites, when asked about 250 labels, in a study conducted this spring by Wunderman, a marketing communications unit of…

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Serena Linley in Burberry.

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Check It Out

Who better to anoint the new Burberry flagship than some honest-to-goodness British royalty? Viscount and Viscountess Linley, known as David and Serena, hiked from floor to floor at the opening party Thursday night, marveling at the mammoth space….

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Jay Jolly at R.S.V.P.

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Jolly Good Time

NEW YORK — Jay Jolly is the kind of man that illustrious society hostesses like Blaine Trump and Nan Kempner have in their Rolodexes, if not on speed dial. As the recently crowned director of catering for R.S.V.P., the restaurant that…

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Grace Coddington and Narciso Rodriguez at Parsons.

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Bright Lights

Elsewhere in New York on Thursday night, George Carr celebrated the release of “Zack Carr,” (PowerHouse Books), a tribute to his brother’s legacy, with a signing at Parsons School of Design, co-hosted by Calvin Klein, Kelly Klein, Sheryl and…

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People

EYE SCOOP

PLAY BOOK: Apparently, Carolina Herrera has a following at the least likely of publications, Playboy. While the designer was expounding upon her love of books at the Assouline boutique opening Thursday night at Bergdorf Goodman, three Playboy staffers…

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Here, Kazuyo Nakano’s canvas and leather bag, Hollywould’s cotton shoe and Paul Smith’s plastic sunglasses.

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Girl Power

NEW YORK — Gamine girls getting all dolled up — that’s what accessories designers want to see this spring. So they’re putting out pretty little things in cheeky colors and playful prints with just the right combination of…

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Spring looks from Bruce.

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No Show Business: Designers Prosper Without the Runways

NEW YORK — It’s not always the show that counts.

For those designers who, for one reason or another, opted out of showing their spring collections in traditional runway venues recently, the biggest concern among them has been the…

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Italy Hits Cavalli With Tax Evasion Charge

MILAN — Roberto Cavalli has been globe-trotting lately to celebrate various milestones and stores, but his next stop could be at a Florence courthouse.

Italy’s tax authorities have accused the flamboyant designer of tax evasion….

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