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Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

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Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

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Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

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Lundgren’s Time Near, Seen as New Chief Exec For Federated Stores

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Overview

Speculation was hot last week that Terry Lundgren will soon be named as ceo of Federated Department Stores.

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Fashion Scoops: Stella’s New Store … It’s in the Bag … Name Game …

STELLA’S NEW STORE: Stella McCartney is revving up for the April opening of her first London unit: a four-story, 10,000-square-foot Georgian house on Bruton Street. The designer plans to dedicate an entire floor to bespoke tailoring —not…

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Fashion Features

Sheik Bringing Chic to Dubai

PARIS — Sheik Majed Al-Sabah — the Kuwaiti retailer who brought Stella McCartney to the desert and put Gucci’s Domenico De Sole on a camel for the launch of his Villa Moda store last year — is taking his retail banner to…

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Fashion Features

Jovine Reclaims a Knit Niche

Four years after closing her signature bridge sportswear business, Andrea Jovine is picking up where she left off with a line of bridge-priced knits.

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Eve Stillman, 97, Sleepwear Designer

NEW YORK — Eve Stillman, a designer of upscale sleepwear favored by the social and celebrity sets, died in her sleep Friday at her home in Palm Beach, Fla., according to her nephew, Red Freeman. She was 97.

An outspoken and colorful…

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Fashion Features

Cone Mills Employee Dies in Plant Accident

NEW YORK — A Cone Mills Corp. employee died Wednesday after sustaining serious burns in an accident at the company’s Cliffside, N.C., dyeing facility.

The North Carolina Department of Labor is investigating the incident, primarily…

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Fashion Features

Green Peace

NEW YORK — This season, designers are falling in line with a military palette of khaki, brown and olive green — but the shapes couldn’t be more sensual. Here, John Galliano’s cotton and Lycra spandex corset and bikini.

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Fashion Features

Intimate Idea

Saturday Night Briefs

Fans of “Saturday Night Live” will soon be able to watch the legendary comedy in SNL undies and pajamas.

The branded apparel is the result of a licensing agreement with Windsong Allegiance Group LLC, owner of Joe…

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Fashion Features

Mood Swings

Set the mood with fall’s romantic, lacy lingerie.

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Fashion Features

Sleek and Sexy

It’s time to shake the doldrums and rev up the lingerie scene with a wealth of luxury items, glam looks and sexy-looking fare.

That’s the tonic a majority of innerwear manufacturers believe will bolster retail sales and encourage…

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Fashion Features

Lingerie Americas Take Two

Lingerie Americas, set for the landmark Metropolitan Pavilion & Altman Building on West 18th Street, is scheduled for a lively and expanded second act that begins its three-day run on Sunday.

The French-operated fair will feature an expanded…

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Fashion Features

Seminar Schedule

Sunday, 11 a.m.; Monday, 3:30 p.m.

DuPont Textiles & Interiors

“Today’s Intimate Apparel Trends and Innovation Ideas for the Future” by Kim Scheffler, North American Intimate Apparel Business Manager, and Iris LeBron, Fashion…

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Fashion Features

Cozy Up

What better way to cuddle up for the night than in a simple T-shirt and leggings or a voluminous robe?

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Fashion Features

Details, Please

There’s no limit to the charming details and fabrics that surface each season, especially since pretty little camis and slips work just as well paired with a jacket by day or strappy heels on the dance floor.

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Fashion Features

Salon Shows Off

Some 221 international brands will be exhibiting at the next Intimate Apparel Salon, which runs March 2-4.

Continuing to be staged at the Millennium Broadway Hotel at 145 West 44th Street, Elly Ahn-McCloud, trade show manager of the Messe…

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Fashion Features

High Gloss

NEW YORK — Paging Tippi Hedren. Carolina Herrera’s stylish fall collection had the tailored-yet-sexy appeal of an Alfred Hitchcock heroine, combining refinement and allure in a way that would have been ideal for the actress in her…

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Fashion Features

Lundgren’s Time Near, Seen as New Chief Exec For Federated Stores

Speculation was hot last week that Terry Lundgren will soon be named as ceo of Federated Department Stores.

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Financial

Boss Profits Fall 30.6%

BERLIN — Earnings slipped on flat sales at Hugo Boss in 2002.

In a release of preliminary 2002 results on Thursday, the Metzingen, Germany-based apparel group said net profits for 2002 fell 30.6 percent to $80.2 million, compared with…

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Financial

By The Numbers

SAFILO OFFERING: Eyewear group Safilo is preparing to launch a high-yield bond of up to $324.57 million, possibly by the end of March. Credit Suisse First Boston, which last year bought an unspecified minority stake in Safilo through its private…

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Valerie Salembier to Bazaar

Hearst Corp. shuffled two of its biggest publishers Friday and revealed plans to test a style publication aimed at women in their twenties and thirties.

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Fashion Features

Retail Apparel Prices See Sharp Drop in Jan.

Retail apparel prices fell sharply last month, marking the largest January decrease since 1949, according to the Labor Department.

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Fashion Features

Horowitz Out At Judith Jack

NEW YORK — Michael Horowitz has stepped down as president of Judith Jack, the jewelry company he acquired in 1996 and then sold to Jones Apparel Group in 2001.

No successor has been named.

“This is a decision I have been thinking…

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Fashion Features

Siegel Appointed Head of Leiber Brand

The Leiber Group has named accessories veteran Maggy Siegel president and chief executive of the Judith Leiber brand, succeeding Victor Lipko.

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

MONDAY: Milan Collections (through March 4).

TUESDAY: Fourth-quarter results from Federated Department Stores and American Eagle.

WEDNESDAY: TJX Cos. and Tiffany fourth quarters.

USTR Robert Zoellick testifies…

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Fashion Features

In Brief

AGNONA APPOINTMENT: Linda Sheldon has been named executive vice president of Agnona, a division of Ermenegildo Zegna. She succeeds Melissa Parker-Lilly, who resigned her post as president of Agnona in December to become president of Donna Karan…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter will host a dinner honoring Martin Scorsese and Giorgio Armani after the Walk of Style Awards on March 19 in Beverly Hills. This was incorrect in a story starting on page 2, Friday.

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People

The Magic Number

MILAN — Carla Sozzani, never content with the status quo, is at it again.

After altering Milan’s retail landscape more than a decade ago with the opening of her designer boutique 10 Corso Como, she’s now turning her eye toward…

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People

Belles of Bel-Air

Coach’s hilltop benefit in Bel-Air, Carla Sozzani is into boutique hotels, and a stack of scoops.

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People

Eye Scoop

JELLY JAM: The gently spiraling floor of the Guggenheim Museum turned treacherous Thursday night at the opening of Matthew Barney’s exhibition, “The Cremaster Cycle,” when a guest accidentally stepped into the artist’s shallow trough…

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Fashion Features

Flou Catches On in SoHo District

Flou, a new store in SoHo, can make customers sleepy – but that’s no problem.

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Fashion Features

H. Stern, Lalique to Wholesale Jewelry

NEW YORK — Graff made big news late last year when it began to wholesale its upscale jewelry and now other jewelers are following suit.

Brazilian retailer H. Stern is initiating a wholesale component to its business, and Lalique, best…

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Fashion Features

Vera Wang Ties the Knot With Jewelry

NEW YORK — The lure of fine jewelry has pulled in another fashion designer: Vera Wang.

Wang has signed a license with diamond specialist Rosy Blue for a line of diamonds and fine jewelry, with products most likely hitting stores for fall,…

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