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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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Police Arrest Suspect in Washington State Mall Shootings

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

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Hurdle for Jones: Polo Seeks New Terms for Lauren, Ralph

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Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. and Jones Apparel Group are in dispute over the terms of their licensing agreement for the Ralph and Lauren lines.

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The Plush Life

MILAN — For fall, Giorgio Armani is creating sportswear for his Armani Collezioni with plush and lush touches. Along with the chic office and evening essentials that his customer has come to rely on, certain pieces feature unexpected elements,…

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Hurdle for Jones: Polo Seeks New Terms for Lauren, Ralph

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. and Jones Apparel Group are in dispute over the terms of their licensing agreement for the Ralph and Lauren lines.

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Fashion Features

Kellwood Adds Briggs Brand

Kellwood Co. has purchased Briggs New York, a $200 million moderate sportswear firm, adding to its deep portfolio of brands.

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Fashion Features

Horowitz Takes Chair at Tommy

NEW YORK — Tommy Hilfiger stepped down Tuesday as chairman of the firm that bears his name, passing the reins to Joel Horowitz, who currently is the outgoing chief executive and president.

Hilfiger will resume his longtime role as honorary…

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Express Plans to Drop Intimate Apparel Dept.

Limited Inc.’s Express unit is dropping intimate apparel, which generated $70 million in sales last year, to focus on its dual-gender concept.

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Fashion Features

Armani, Safilo Sign Eyewear License Deal

MILAN — Armani Group has found its new eyewear partner: Safilo SpA.

Speculation over which company Armani would link up with had risen in the last two months since the designer terminated his 14-year eyewear license with Luxottica Group…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Warnaco Exits … Ireland’s New Baby … Sag Harbor’s New Prez …

WARNACO EXITS: The Warnaco Group on Tuesday emerged intact from its tour of bankruptcy court proceedings, 603 days after initiating them on June 11, 2001. The company makes intimate apparel, sportswear and activewear under the Warner, Olga, Calvin…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Celebrating Giammetti … New Battleground … New Lift …

CELEBRATING GIAMMETTI: Get the vodka ready: Valentino is throwing a five-day birthday bash in Saint Petersburg, Russia, for his longtime business partner Giancarlo Giammetti. The selected party of 15 includes Gwyneth Paltrow, Stella McCartney and her…

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Fashion Features

Roopal Patel Returns To Bergdorf Goodman

NEW YORK — Roopal Patel has returned to Bergdorf Goodman as fashion director, women’s ready-to-wear and accessories.

This confirms a report on page 12, Jan. 14.

The post has been vacant since the September 2001 departure of…

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People

Suzy

Aloha from lovely Hawaii…Nadja’s Tattoo Party…Cornelia Guest makes an appearance.

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Fashion Features

Perry Ellis Buttons Down

MAINSTREAM: Perry Ellis is reinventing the classic button-down shirt the designer made famous and bringing it back for fall retailing.

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Fashion Features

What’s Selling

Since being mailed to homes Jan. 6, the top five bestsellers for spring at the moderate-to-better Newport News catalog are:

1. Soft stone ruffle sequin skirt, $59.

2. Gauze smocked peasant top, $12.

3. Soft rose crinkled…

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Fashion Features

PEI Buys Salant in $91 Million Deal

NEW YORK — Miami-based Perry Ellis International acquired Salant Corp., the largest licensee of PEI branded apparel, in a $91 million deal Tuesday.

Salant chief executive officer Michael Setola was offered to stay on, but has elected to…

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Financial

Avon Earnings Rise Strongly

NEW YORK — Avon Products Inc. managed a 74.8 percent rise in fourth-quarter profits, with year-ago charges easing comparisions.

Net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31 rose to $193 million, or 80 cents a diluted share. This compared with…

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Financial

Cherokee Signs Extension With Target Until ’05

BOSTON — Cherokee hangtags will dangle from Target’s racks at least until 2005.

The Minneapolis-based retailer has extended its license with Van Nuys, Calif.-based Cherokee Inc. for an additional two years and has retained renewal…

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Marketing and Promotion

The Power of Pop Culture

NEW YORK — It’s a love-hate thing.

People of the world have a complex, conflicted view of America’s pop culture, from fashion and music to TV and movies. More people profess to enjoy it than don’t, even as many of them…

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Fashion Features

Tyler Line Seeks Greater Exposure

WEST COAST: Richard Tyler has struck a deal with industry veterans Gene Montesano, Barry Perlman and Joe Krafka to form Tyler LLC.

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Fashion Features

Market’s New Minority Owner

LOS ANGELES — California Market Center’s biggest tenant is now one of its owners.

Britain-based DMG World Media, operators of the California Gift Show held at the CMC, has purchased a minority stake in the $200 million…

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Fashion Features

Nygård Makes Bid for Cotton Ginny

MONTREAL — Nygård has submitted a bid for Cotton Ginny, a Toronto-based retailer of plus-size casual clothes that is under court protection from creditors. The bid also includes Cotton Ginny’s profitable Tabi division, which is not for…

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Financial

Investors Not Charmed by Warning

NEW YORK — Shares of Charming Shoppes Inc. hit a new 52-week low before rallying Tuesday afternoon as the plus-sized specialty retailer warned its 2004 earnings would fall well short of Wall Street’s initial expectations.

The…

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Fashion Features

Andrea Jovine Making Return With Separates

NEW YORK — Bridge resource Andrea Jovine is relaunching her line for fall with a revamped collection of knit and woven separates that popularized her name in the Nineties.

The new line will be geared at department stores and is being…

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