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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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Izod the Megabrand: Kellwood, PVH See $500M Women?s Biz

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Pierre Herme's pastries.

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Cookbook Author Dorie Greenspan

To say that success has been sweet for cookbook author Dorie Greenspan is not just a turn of phrase. Cakes and tarts are daily bread for Greenspan, who has penned eight collections, including “Baking with Julia” — co-authored by America’s…

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Here, a rayon and polyamide matte jersey dress with a cutaway back from his pre-fall collection for Armani Collezioni.

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Flash Back

NEW YORK — Some of the most seductive looks around are very subtle. After all, while certain designers are devoted to overt sexiness, others can turn up the heat with just a touch of sensuality. Giorgio Armani, for example, does it with sleek…

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Stephen Ruzow, Mark Weber, Hal Upbin and Ken Duane

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Izod the Megabrand: Kellwood, PVH See $500M Women’s Biz

NEW YORK — Kellwood Co. and Phillips-Van Heusen are teaming up to make Izod a billion-dollar baby.

PVH, a leader in men’s wear, has entered into a long-term licensing agreement with women’s apparel giant Kellwood to produce a…

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Pacific Sunwear Net Soars 79% in Quarter

NEW YORK — Capitalizing on strong sales in its young women’s and accessories divisions, Pacific Sunwear of California delivered a 79 percent increase in its third-quarter net income.

The Anaheim, Calif.-based specialty retailer,…

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Sara Lee, Unifi Lay Off Total of 240 Employees

NEW YORK — As sheer hosiery continues to struggle, Sara Lee Corp. and Unifi Inc. both announced job cuts this week in their divisions related to this category.

Sara Lee Hosiery, which owns Hanes, L’eggs and Just My Size brands,…

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Fashion Scoops: Venus’ Next Set … Royal Treatment

VENUS’ NEXT SET: Venus Williams is a fashion addict and is getting ready for phase two of her career. Today in West Hollywood, the tennis star is slated to announce her plans for a new fashion-related business. She chose her native turf of…

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May Co. Net Plummets 69%

NEW YORK — The third quarter wasn’t pretty for May Department Stores Co.

Profits endured a nosedive of 69.2 percent, including charges, and were still cut in half before special items, while comparable-store sales dropped 7.3…

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MEMO PAD

IN PRODUCTION: While people are busy shopping for winter coats, the spring ad campaigns are gearing up. Expect to see an abundance of campaigns with supermodel Gisele Bündchen, who already has been been booked for Christian Dior (shot by Nick…

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Harvey Nichols in Round Two

LONDON — Deutsche Bank is standing firm.

The bank said it would hold its ground against Dickson Poon in order to keep Harvey Nichols trading on the London Stock Exchange.

As reported Monday, Poon has fashioned a second bid for the…

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Fashion Jungle a Sales Breeze for Amazon

NEW YORK — Amazon.com told users that it had sold more than 41,000 items of apparel, accessories and footwear last week in a test run of its fashion store with its best customers.

The apparel and accessories store is now live on the home…

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In Brief

KATZ OUT, SPIRO IN: Neil Katz has resigned as president of Liz Claiborne Cosmetics. He will be replaced by Art Spiro, who is leaving his post as general manager of Guerlain. Spiro had been vice president of marketing at Liz Claiborne Cosmetics before…

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Barneys New York’s “Decades of Cher” windows, in progress.

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The City’s Sidewalks

NEW YORK — What do Miss Piggy, the Mouse King, Cher, Sleeping Beauty and Christy Turlington have in common? The holidays — and particularly the togetherness of New York retailer’s Yuletide windows.

Stores may be approaching…

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Tahari-Levine Line: $100M Path

NEW YORK — The Levine-Tahari collaboration is clicking.

When former Kasper ASL chairman Arthur S. Levine teamed up with designer Elie Tahari to launch a new suit line for fall called Tahari by Arthur S. Levine, initial first-year sales…

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MARKET BASKET

AMSALE HIRES: Kenneth Pool has been named creative design director at New York bridal and evening resource Amsale, effective next week.

In the new role at the company, Pool will work with Amsale to launch a new line titled Kenneth Pool for…

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Gert Boyle often appears in Columbia Sportswear’s ads.

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Boyle and Burton Heading to the Hall of Fame

NEW YORK — Gert Boyle and Jake Burton, two leaders in the athletic outerwear industry, have been elected to the Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame.

Boyle, chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear Co., is widely recognized as the tough-talking,…

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WorldSource Draws Varied Manufacturers

NEW YORK — The contractors at last month’s WorldSource Show were diverse in culture and manufacturing capacity.

They offered production from pajamas and T-shirts to blouses and suits, representing 60 factories in more than 25…

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Sarti’s mushroom-colored wool, cotton, nylon and spandex.

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On the Rise

NEW YORK — This season’s Première Vision took the high — and low — roads. Patterns and textures with alternating raised and flat effects were seen in a variety of constructions — including jacquard wovens, burnouts…

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Liz Cohen in Prada and Yves Saint Laurent with Alex von Furstenberg in Christian Dior and Chloé.

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Wild Things

Coordinating a destination wedding can be tricky business, even if you’re as seasoned an event planner as Liz Cohen. So, the publicist-cum-party fixture, who has a rather expansive circle of friends — as evidenced by her 14 bridesmaids…

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One of Jim Jocoy’s punk rockers.

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Desperately Speaking

LOS ANGELES — It might not have originated in California, but punk rock manifested here with an extreme style antithetical to the hippie legacy. “We’re Desperate: The Punk Rock Photography of Jim Jocoy, SF/LA 78-80,” celebrates the…

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At China’s Communist Party’s 16th Congress, President Jiang Zemin, right, is expected to begin transitioning power to Vice President Hu Jintao, while the government works to open China’s economy to competition and the party slowly...

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Panel: China Market Opening

NEW YORK — As the clock ticks down to 2005, when World Trade Organization nations will drop quotas on all apparel and textile products, many sourcing and textile executives are closely watching China and wondering whether that nation will…

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