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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

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Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

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Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

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Wal-Mart’s New Style: Out With Kathie Lee, In With Trendier Looks

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Overview

Wal-Mart is bidding adieu to its Kathie Lee label, marking the end of an era and the start of a new apparel department. Here are the details.

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Fashion Features

Frill Seeker

NEW YORK — What girl wouldn’t want a little frill in her life? Well, no need to fret. This season, designers are offering plenty of sexy and feminine looks with a little attitude. Floral embroidery, lace-trimmed camisoles and satin bomber…

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Fashion Features

Wal-Mart’s New Style: Out With Kathie Lee, In With Trendier Looks

Wal-Mart is bidding adieu to its Kathie Lee label, marking the end of an era and the start of a new apparel department. Here are the details.

clock April 30, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

McCracken Expected to Fill Key DuPont Post

DuPont has apparently taken another step in preparing its fibers business for a spinoff or sale by pumping up its management.

clock April 30, 2003WWD Staff

Financial

Jones 1st-Qtr. Earnings Skyrocket 72.3 Percent

The potential loss of some of its Polo Ralph Lauren licenses remained the focus despite a 72.3 percent leap in Jones Apparel’s first-quarter earnings.

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Fashion Features

Consumer Confidence Rebounds

The public’s mood brightened in April, lifting consumer confidence to its highest level this year and reversing four consecutive months of declines.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Gromek’s Green … PacSun Settles … Financing of Note …

GROMEK’S GREEN: Joseph Gromek, appointed president and chief executive officer of Warnaco Group on April 15, will receive a $900,000 a year base salary during his first two years of employment and an opportunity to double that figure if…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Haute New York? … Catherine’s Clothes Call … Swimming with the Sharks

Aside from micro minis and legwarmers, sportswear firms said plenty of salable looks emerged from the fall runways.

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Financial

Bulgari Warns of SARS Effect

MILAN — Bulgari chief executive officer Francesco Trapani warned that the SARS outbreak could cause the jeweler to miss its financial targets for the year.

“For 2003, we had forecast a positive result and until just recently, we were in…

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Fashion Features

Dee Salomon to Style.com

NEW YORK — Dee Salomon, senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications at Anne Klein, has been named senior vice president and managing director of Style.com, the online home of Vogue and W.

The post has been vacant since…

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Marketing and Promotion

Consumers Vote for Good-Ole USA

NEW YORK — American fashion brands are flush in the mind of the country’s consumers.

Those were the fashion cards played by people polled for market researcher Brand Keys’ second annual Fashion Index. Domestic brands will…

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Fashion Features

Denim Digs In

Denim remains a hot commodity, and California is offering a crop of brands that all hope to be the next big blue thing.

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Financial

Kenneth Cole Rise Continues

NEW YORK — Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. managed double-digit gains on both the top and bottom lines in the first quarter.

Earnings strengthened 15.2 percent to $6.4 million, or 31 cents a diluted share, for the three months ended March…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Frederick Goldin, Furrier

NEW YORK — Frederick Goldin, a veteran furrier, died Tuesday of heart failure at JFK Memorial Hospital in Palm Beach, Fla., according to his daughter Anne Dee Goldin, who succeeded him as president of Goldin-Feldman in the early Nineties. He was…

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People

Suzy

Suzy at the Met: The ins and outs with Nicole and Adrien, Tom, Anna, Diana Ross and the rest of the fashionable set.

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Marketing and Promotion

Consultant: Focus on Customer Habits

NEW YORK — If they expect their businesses to flourish into the next decade, apparel retailers will need to shift their gazes off the rack so they can spend more time focusing on the consumer.

That’s the way Retail Forward executive…

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