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Inside 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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Chloé is the Epitome of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 23hBridget Foley

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Bottega Veneta Names 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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3rd Time’s No Charm: Drop in 1st Qtr. Sales Dims Levi’s Recovery

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Overview

Levi's trip on the road to recovery hit a nasty pothole in the first quarter, but the Wal-Mart steamroller is coming soon to smooth the way.

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Here, his frayed jacket with a Peter Pan collar, worn with a long skirt.

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Tweedy High

PARIS — Shabby gentility was the theme of Junya Watanabe’s winning fall collection, and few materials take to that notion quite as well as tweed. He did heavy wool dresses in houndstooth, herringbone or plaid, all delicately frayed at the…

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Levi’s print campaign for its new Type One jeans will continue, though the company wasn’t satisfied with its TV ad.

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3rd Time’s No Charm: Drop in 1st Qtr. Sales Dims Levi’s Recovery

Levi’s trip on the road to recovery hit a nasty pothole in the first quarter, but the Wal-Mart steamroller is coming soon to smooth the way.

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A protracted war in Iraq could disappoint consumers and lead to “an even lower level of confidence and grayer hair on the heads of retailers,” according to Moody’s economist John Lonski.

Financial

Consumers’ Confidence Sinks Lower

Unlike its much larger predecessor in February, the drop in consumer confidence in March – the fourth straight fall – was hardly a surprise.

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In Brief

PARSONS CHOOSES CHARRON: Parsons School of Design will honor Paul Charron, chairman and chief executive officer of Liz Claiborne Inc., at its 55th annual benefit and fashion show May 1 at the Marriott Marquis-Times Square in New York. The fashion show…

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Clarification

Julianne Moore wore a Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche dress to the Academy Awards. The credit information was not fully stated in Tuesday’s WWD, page 5.

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Angela Cummings to Close Firm

NEW YORK — Angela Cummings is ready to turn the page — and her new chapter will take place away from jewelry and retail.

“We are permanently closing Angela Cummings Inc., which was founded in 1984,” Michele Ateyeh, president and…

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In this scene from “Legally Blonde 2,” Reese Witherspoon wears a Tocca coat and an Anya Hindmarch bag.

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Fashion Scoops: Cardona In, Francer Out? … Shopping Sprewell … Mystery Man …

CARDONA IN, FRANCER OUT?: Cerruti and David Cardona are close to a deal that would bring on board the Los Angeles-based designer to oversee the collection and the 1881 diffusion line, a move that could in essence bump out Istvan Francer after only two…

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Senate Halves Bush Tax Cut, Citing Fears Over War Costs

The GOP-controlled Senate dealt President Bush and business a setback by cutting more than half the White House’s proposed $726 billion tax cut.

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Going Zen on Seventh Avenue

Designer Way Zen likes to infuse her study of Zen into her J. Song collection of suits and separates.

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Jones Kicks Off Work/Life

NEW YORK — In an effort to reach out to their consumers, Jones New York is kicking off its “Work/Life Speaker Series” today at Merrill Lynch’s offices here.

The informational event will feature keynote speaker Allison Pearson,…

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Triangle Fire Location Made NYC Landmark

NEW YORK — The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday designated the site of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire an official city landmark in a ceremony attended by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

The fire took place 92…

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In The Middle

TOMMY HILFIGER’S NEW EYEWEAR: Tommy Hilfiger’s licensing division has announced a new multiyear global licensing agreement with Viva International Group for the exclusive manufacture and distribution of sunglass and eyeglass products. The…

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Designing From a Man’s World

Men’s wear designer Victoria Grantham looks for inspiration for her first women’s collection in good old American sportswear.

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L.A. Fashion Week: On With the Show

With showtime for Los Angeles’ expanded Fashion Week just days away, the industry is wondering about possible effects of the war.

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Obituary: Stanley Hirsh, Manufacturer

LOS ANGELES — Stanley Hirsh, a garment manufacturer, real estate mogul and longtime philanthropist here, died Saturday at his Studio City home after suffering from a brain tumor for a year-and-a-half. He was 76.

Hirsh amassed a portfolio…

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GQ Stays Inside, Taps Nelson

NEW YORK — The likelihood of turning GQ into a beer and babes (or muscle and fitness) title seemed to diminish Tuesday with the announcement that the magazine’s co-executive editor Jim Nelson has been named its new editor in chief….

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Suzy

Sweden’s crown princess travels…Celebrating with the French…Russell Crowe diets…Zara Phillips makes up…Gisele Bündchen sings.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

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