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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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The MagnaScopic ad.

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Lauder Adds Volume to Eyes

NEW YORK — Estée Lauder is eyeing a top slot in the mascara business with its latest entry into the category.

With MagnaScopic Maximum Volume Mascara, a new lash-building formula that will launch in March, the brand is looking to…

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Heidi Manheimer, Brian Robinson, John Varvatos and Yoshinori Makino, Shiseido.

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Varvatos, Zirh in Licensing Deal

NEW YORK — What do you get when a top men’s wear designer and men’s skin care company join forces? The answer: John Varvatos fragrance and skin care line.

The John Varvatos Co., a subsidiary of Nautica Enterprises Inc. and…

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Pantene Relaxed & Natural

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Pantene Relaxes

NEW YORK — The country’s best-selling hair care brand isn’t satisfied with being second best to African-American consumers. Focus groups reveal this demographic, who use Pantene quite frequently, is merely satisfied with the…

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Top Notes

DOGGY DEAL: Could Dog Generation, the purveyor of fragrances for posh pets, be about to ink a deal with a new investor? Rumor has it that the Paris-based firm, responsible for scents including Oh My Dog and Oh My Cat, is in negotiations with numerous…

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Charles Nolan with Saks’ Jaqui Lividini.

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Saks Holiday Luncheon Guests Make Their Christmas Wishes

NEW YORK — More than a few of the guests at Saks Fifth Avenue’s holiday luncheon Tuesday had graft on their minds, considering the eight designer co-hosts had each contributed some sort of trinket to the event’s much-hyped gift bag…

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Kennedy Succeeds Verdisco at IMRA

WASHINGTON — Sandra L. Kennedy has been named president of the International Mass Retail Association, succeeding Robert J. Verdisco.

Verdisco, who has held the post since 1990, will retire at the end of the year but continue as a…

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Bush Team Takes Credit for Retail Sales Gain

WASHINGTON — Commerce Secretary Donald Evans touted the President’s economic strategy Thursday on news that overall retail sales rose 0.4 percent in November to $302.5 billion, despite a sharp drop in department store sales.

Evans,…

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Fashion Scoops: Peace on Earth … Mercy Beacoup … Tea Time …

PEACE ON EARTH: He’s a designer, photographer, publisher and diet guru. And now Karl Lagerfeld, fashion’s ultimate multitasker, can add diplomat to his résumé. On Thursday, he called a time-out in Europe’s luxury wars,…

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Guess’ new spring campaign, shot by Raphael Mazzucco.

New Images, Same Budgets

NEW YORK — The fashion ad landscape is as flat as Kansas for spring.

With a few exceptions, major American sportswear companies are keeping a tight rein on their ad spending and focusing on tried-and-true fashion and lifestyle magazines…

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Memo Pad

WINONA’S LATEST GIG: Winona Ryder was a big fan of Marc Jacobs at her trial and now she might be taking the relationship to the next stage: Ryder is slated to star in the Marc Jacobs spring ad campaign, to be shot by Juergen Teller in Los…

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Retailers Strategize For Transit Mayhem

NEW YORK — With the city’s transit strike talks still unresolved, retailers here have put contingency plans for their employees in place. At this juncture, while retailers are clearly worried about the potential strike’s effect on…

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Seven Licensing Signs Deal

LOS ANGELES — Seven Licensing Co., a new company formed by Tarrant Apparel Group chairman Gerard Guez, has acquired the U.S. rights to the French jeans label Seven7.

Guez acquired the label’s U.S. rights from French businessman…

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Financial

Slow Tourism Hits Mulberry Net

LONDON — Mulberry, the U.K. accessories and fashion brand, posted a net loss of $1.6 million in the first half, due to a slowdown in tourism, a shop closure in Tokyo and increased off-price selling.

In the comparable period last year, the…

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A preliminary design for The Lounge.

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A New Spin at SoHo’s The Lounge

NEW YORK — Finally, there’s a store coming to SoHo that doesn’t have a branch uptown. Moreover, it’s not simply for shopping.

The Lounge, a 16,000-square-foot “lifestyle” retail concept is being planned for a spring…

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Estée Lauder Taps 2 Presidents

NEW YORK — Thursday proved to be a busy day over at The Estée Lauder Cos., with North American presidents being named to Estée Lauder and Clinique, the market’s two top brands.

Eunice Valdivia has been named president of…

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Chinatown Group Heads East Seeking Trade

NEW YORK — A contingent of garment contractors from Manhattan’s Chinatown are heading back to the old country in the hopes of turning their most formidable competitors into allies.

The Greater Blouse, Skirt & Undergarment…

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7th on Sixth Adds N.Y. Venue

NEW YORK — For the first time in two years, 7th on Sixth is returning to a four-venue configuration at the runway shows in Bryant Park for the February edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

The organization is also introducing a new space…

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In Brief

IBERIAN IMPROVEMENT: Inditex, the Spanish retailer that owns Zara and five other branded apparel chains, on Thursday reported that net income during the first nine months of 2002 increased 31 percent to $276.8 million as net sales rose 25.8 percent to…

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Correction

Emanuel Ungaro dressed Margherita Missoni for the Crillon Haute Couture Ball in Paris. The fashion credit was incorrect in Suzy’s column, page 16, Wednesday.

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Gwyneth Paltrow

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As you probably already know and maybe care, Gwyneth Paltrow is in the middle of a mini love story with the British rocker Chris Martin of Coldplay. Although they have only been dating for two months, Gwynnie, who is a bit older than her new rock…

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Pump It Up

NEW YORK — Estée Lauder is continuing its quest to bulk up its mascara business with MagnaScopic Maximum Volume Mascara, a lash-building formula. Launching in March, the mascara will be available in upward of 2,200 doors in the U.S. Sources…

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Leonard Lauder

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Not a Pretty Picture: After Tough Year, Beauty Faces Grim ’03

NEW YORK — Tighten your seat belt.

Top executives in the cosmetics and fragrance industry seem relieved that an extremely arduous 2002 is shuddering to a close. But the prospects for the first half of 2003 don’t seem any more…

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Cosmopolitan Cosmetics Signs Deal With Weber

DARMSTADT, Germany — Cosmopolitan Cosmetics, the cosmetics and fragrance subsidiary of Wella AG, has signed a long-term licensing agreement with Gerry Weber International for the marketing of fragrances and body care products.

Cosmopolitan…

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Prestige Fragrance Slide Expected to Continue

NEW YORK — As the U.S. beauty industry braces for what’s expected to be a disappointing finish to the holiday selling season, NPD BeautyTrends is projecting that the overall prestige fragrance business will suffer a 3 percent decline for…

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Bill McMenemy

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Mass Braces for Competitive Half

NEW YORK — The New Year brings hope, so say mass marketers.

The lipstick business may be recession proof — or so conventional wisdom goes — but in this weak economic climate, even the mass business, which typically benefits…

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Bzzzy Body Lip Nectar from B A Kid.

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Critical Mass: A Youth Line With a Safety Focus

JAMESBURG, N.J. — There’s no lack of beauty products aimed at the younger set.

The only problem is, many are not formulated with kids’ safety in mind, according to Linda R. Rothstein-Sosnick, a beauty industry consultant who…

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Armani, Saks Strike Gold With McGrath

NEW YORK — Makeup consultant Pat McGrath reportedly broke a store sales record during a public appearance for the Giorgio Armani color line at Saks Fifth Avenue’s Manhattan flagship last week, ringing up $60,000, according to industry…

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