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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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Is Jil Going Home Again? Bertelli Said to Be in a Wooing Mood

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As fashion rumors go, it?s practically a classic. But three years after Jil Sander?s messy divorce from Prada Group, sources say the designer is in talks to return to her namesake company.

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In the Ring

ROME — Bulgari is giving a nod to its jewelry heritage with Omnia, its newest women’s scent. The fragrance, with a bottle inspired by interlocking rings, will begin its global launch in late August and could rack up retail sales of $60…

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Is Jil Going Home Again? Bertelli Said to Be in a Wooing Mood

MILAN — As fashion rumors go, it’s practically a classic.

But three years after Jil Sander’s messy divorce from Prada Group,…

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Sears Profits Up as Retail Falls

NEW YORK — Sears, Roebuck & Co.’s first-quarter profits rose against year-ago results that were depleted by charges and write-offs.

However, the firm’s retail business, which, as reported, may be its sole surviving unit in…

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Fashion Scoops: Cassini’s Comeback … Souped Up … Hold the Pickles

CASSINI’S COMEBACK: For those who felt the nominations for this year’s Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards were looking a little same-old, same-old, the organization’s board of directors felt it was time to…

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Retailers Gobbling Up Kmart Sites

NEW YORK — The discount sharks have started to feed off bankrupt Kmart.

Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Kohl’s Department Stores have agreed to purchase at least 21 Kmart locations, and are interested in scores of others around the…

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Toolbox Chic

NEW YORK — For the woman who wants to fix her faucet, Barbara Kavovit just might be the next Martha Stewart.

The Barbara K collection of tool kits for women officially launches at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street April 26 in the home…

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Currency Rates Drain PPR Sales Momentum

PARIS — Dramatic swings in international currency markets dampened the first-quarter sales performance at French distribution conglomerate Pinault-Printemps-Redoute.

The firm on Thursday reported first-quarter revenue declined 6 percent…

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Christina Ricci wore Katayone Adeli&#8217s pants to the Independent Spirit Awards last year

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Katayone Adeli: I’ll Be Back Soon

NEW YORK — If there’s one message that Katayone Adeli would like to deliver along with the news that her company has temporarily suspended operations, it’s this: “This is not a horror story about how bad the economy is,” she…

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Russell Buys Assets From Spalding

NEW YORK — Lining up its third acquisition in eight months, Russell Corp. has agreed to buy the non-golf operations of Spalding Sports Worldwide for $65 million.

Spalding generates $300 million in annual sales, with golf accounting for…

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In Brief: Nike Taps Karver … A Friend in Need … Siemers’ Send-Off …

NIKE TAPS KARVER: Nike has promoted Gerald Karver, a 21-year veteran with the sneaker giant, to vice president of apparel operations. He succeeds Joseph Tomaselli, who left the company two months ago, a spokeswoman said. Tomaselli had been commuting…

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Correction

Kellwood Co. donated $220,000 worth of suits to Dress for Success at a benefit it helped sponsor last week. The amount was incorrect in a story on page 11, Wednesday.

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No Beating Around the Bush * Charlize Cracks Wise * J. Lo the Homecoming Queen?

Thursday in Houston, Neil Bush and his estranged wife, Sharon, met at their lawyer’s office for what they call in Texas, “mediations.” During a…

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Bulgari’s New Jewel

ROME — Omnia means “everything” in Latin, and “one’s lifelong wish” in Arabic. To Bulgari, it also, hopefully, means “winner.” The Italian luxury goods house is aiming to make Omnia the hottest selling scent in its fragrance portfolio,…

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Lulu Guinness with Ron Frasch chairman and ceo of Bergdorf Goodman

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Guinness Sales: In the Bag

NEW YORK — Designer Lulu Guinness is bagging sales for her signature scent.

The tour began with an appearance at Harrods in London, where Guinness unveiled the fragrance. In the U.S., she was right at home Monday evening at Bergdorf…

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P&G Faces Wella Stock Pressure

BERLIN — Procter & Gamble is coming under increased pressure to raise its bid for Wella. Dissatisfaction among preference shareholders is reportedly mounting and sources say an unidentified group lodged a complaint on Thursday with BaFin, a…

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Burberry Tender Touch

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Burberry Ready to Add New Touch Scent in May

NEW YORK — Call it the power of Touch.

The Burberry fragrance franchise, launched in fall 2000, is adding a new scent in May. Called Burberry Tender Touch, the new fragrance will launch first in the U.S. and then will roll out to selected…

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L’Oréal Execs Upbeat About Prestige Scent Business

PARIS — Despite a dreary economic climate, L’Oréal executives are optimistic about the prospects of the firm’s Prestige and Collections International (PCI) division, driven by surges in its key brands. The beauty giant also is…

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Albion Sets U.S. Expansion For Paul & Joe Cosmetics

NEW YORK — Japanese beauty marketer Albion is serious about building Paul & Joe cosmetics in the U.S.

After initially kicking off the French…

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Coughlin: Here for Students

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart came up north on Tuesday to lend a helping a hand to Long Island University students.

In a rare New York appearance, Thomas M. Coughlin, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores and Sam’s Clubs…

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Tova to Add More Spirit

NEW YORK — Tova Borgnine hopes to once again prove fragrance doesn’t have to be smelled before it sells.

Already the leading fragrance vendor on QVC, Borgnine is adding Free Spirit to the Tova fragrance lineup as a limited-edition…

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A sampling from Dr Gendlers collection

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Skin Care by Appointment

NEW YORK — Another dermatologist skin care line is hitting the market, and claims it’s taking a different approach. Ellen Gendler, a dermatologist in private practice in New York City has developed Dr. Gendler’s Skin Appointments in…

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Critical Mass: Beauty’s Own Mail Call

NEW YORK — Myra Solomon, principal of Just Having Fun Cosmetics, is sending teens and tweens a message — literally.

Instead of traditional pegged cosmetics, Solomon has created a line called The Gifted Card. Each gift card is in a…

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Skin Care With Potential

NEW YORK — You could say that Tony & Tina Vibrational Remedies sees great potential in the skin care category.

The former indie brand has dabbled in the category’s development for the past six years, but now, as part of the Wella…

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Top Notes

BACHELOR PARTY: Forget ABC’s newest bachelor Andrew Firestone, Henri Bendel was the place to be last week if you’re looking for a hot date. Benefit’s Bachelor Party, held last Thursday in the midst of Bendel’s annual Beauty…

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The Scent of Paris

PARIS — In France, wine and cheese tastings have long been à la mode. But now, a new, highly interactive venue has set up shop for “fragrance tasting” here.

It’s called Iunx (after the ancient Greek word referring to the…

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Procter & Gamble, Pharmavite in Olay Vitamin Deal

NEW YORK — Procter & Gamble’s most recent deal signals that a healthy diet is as important in achieving good skin as a regimen of applying vitamin-rich lotions.

On Thursday, P&G announced it was teaming up with nutritional…

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Cindy Crawford Newest Face of Nice ’n Easy

NEW YORK — One of beauty’s most famous supermodels is back.

Cindy Crawford, the megamodel whose name is practically synonymous with beauty, has signed a deal with Procter & Gamble to serve as the face and voice for Clairol’s…

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Ten Paths to Growth

Editor’s Note: Due to an editing error, a continuation line was inadvertently omitted on page 6 Wednesday, directing readers to page 13 for the last two items of the story, “Ten Paths to Growth.” The story is printed in its entirety…

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Novelty, Immediates Spark Atlanta

ATLANTA — The AmericasMart’s fall show followed the pattern of recent industry events: The mood was tentative in a climate of multiple challenges — war, terrorism fears and an ailing economy.

Cautious retailers bought close to…

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Monthlies Try to Stay Current

NEW YORK — With the fighting in Iraq all but over, is the Third Infantry Division coming home or turning toward Damascus? Will a peace dividend pull the economy out of its slump, or will business as usual be just as bad? And will Severe Acute…

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Memo Pad

THE SILENT PARTNER: Radar founder Maer Roshan isn’t sure whether Harvey Weinstein is “a genius or an asshole,” but he will take his money. A source close to the magazine said Weinstein has invested $150,000 in the company, or…

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Tom Rogers Exits Primedia After Dot-Com Disasters

NEW YORK — Two-and-a-half years after purchasing Internet media company About Inc. for $690 million in stock, Primedia said on Thursday that it would “part ways” with its chairman ceo, Tom Rogers. In his place, the company named Charles McCurdy…

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