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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

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Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

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Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

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The Prodigal Label: Thomas Burberry Line Relaunches in the U.K.

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Burberry has a new baby for Britain — and eventually perhaps the rest of the world.

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ANOTHER POINT ON GUCCI: France’s Pinault-Printemps-Redoute SA spent about $102.9 million to buy 1.06 million shares of Gucci Group NV, boosting PPR’s stake in Gucci to 63.28 percent from 62.2 percent, it was revealed in a Friday filing…

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Tara Subkoff Stephen Petronio and a Sydney Dance Co dancer in one of Subkoff&#8217s costumes

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Fashion Scoops: Matrix Overloaded …. A Swid Engagement … Parisian Life …

MATRIX OVERLOADED: The media blitz behind “The Matrix Reloaded” kicked into overdrive during Wednesday night’s all-black premiere at Los Angeles’ Mann Village Theatre. Those eagerly awaiting the release and those merely curious…

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Venus and Serena Williams wearing their own jewels.

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Gem, Set and Match: Venus and Serena Team Up With Avon for ‘Winning Styles’

NEW YORK — Venus and Serena Williams are known for their sparkle and sparks on the tennis court, and now the sisters are going for gold with a new jewelry line, Winning Styles.

The pair designed the collection in collaboration with global…

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Marzotto Names New President

VALDAGNO, Italy — In a move aimed at facilitating the restructuring of Marzotto SpA, the fashion and textile company named a new president and six new board members during its annual shareholders meeting in this small town north of Venice…

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Fila Shrinks Losses in Quarter

NEW YORK — Better gross profit allowed Fila Holding SpA to substantially reduce its losses in the first quarter even as sales fell sharply.

For the three months ended March 31, the Biella, Italy-based sportswear and footwear marketer…

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Nautica Names Heyn Men’s Sportswear Head

NEW YORK — Christopher H. Heyn has been named president of Nautica International Inc., the firm’s men’s sportswear unit.

He succeeds Don Witkowski, who last month joined Michael Kors LLC as president of its collection…

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Natori&#8217s graphic silk kimono

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May Market’s Mixed Message

NEW YORK — The May market could be summed up as anticlimactic.

It literally was feast or famine, with some showrooms bustling with traffic, and others relatively empty.

May typically is a pint-sized market that focuses primarily on…

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Intimate Notes

NO FRENCH SHOW: Lingerie Americas, the French-owned-and-operated intimate apparel trade show in the U.S., has canceled its November fair in New York.

The trade show, which is backed by such Paris-based powerhouses as Promincor, France Ligne and…

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Princesse Tam-Tam&#8217s brown blue and white cotton and polyamide camisole and lace-edged shorts

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Sweet Nothings

NEW YORK — Delicate prints, pretty shapes and flirty details make for the most charming lingerie.

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Citrus-colored jewelry was a big trend at last week&#8217s market Here a necklace with pink sapphires and rubies from Laura Gibson

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Color, Fur Top Charts for Fall

NEW YORK — Bright-colored handbags, fur scarves and initials on everything from coin purses to charm necklaces were among the items livening up last week’s accessories market.

Colored accessories of all kinds have lured in shoppers…

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Gina Paoloni, Patty Schmitz and Theresa Barone at Item Showroom.

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Around the Town

NEW YORK — The accessories crowd hit the town last week as showroom events and soirees, as well as the annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball, were held at venues throughout the city.

FABB drew a lively crowd of close to 1,000 executives,…

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Richard Gere, Trudie Styler and Yves Piaget.

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Piaget Honors Trudie Styler

NEW YORK — When Piaget picked Trudie Styler as the recipient of its first Magic Reflections Award, the jeweler’s executives couldn’t have anticipated the surprise they got at Wednesday’s awards presentation.

Styler was…

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Financial

Delia’s 4th-Qtr. Results In After Delay

NEW YORK — Delia’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings are out, but the forms aren’t all in yet.

After a 43-day delay, the New York-based teen retailer finally released results showing a doubling of its fourth-quarter losses…

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Movie Star Net Grows Fivefold

NEW YORK — Hefty sales gains and the completion of its conversion to offshore sourcing helped Movie Star Inc.’s profits soar more than fivefold in the third quarter.

For the three months ended March 31, the New York-based…

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Europe Watch: Calling More Shoppers … No Joy for Austin Reed … Daily Bread …

CALLING MORE SHOPPERS: Selfridges, the London department store and acquisition target, is drawing increasing interest each day. As reported, the company had set a deadline of May 6 for all bids, but was still considering offers arriving after that…

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Blaine Trump in Bill Blass and a hat by Eric Javits

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Surfin’ Society

Central Park celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, as members of the women’s committee of the Central Park Conservancy are proud to point out. But dressed in their pastel best and wildest headgear on Wednesday, with some opting for proper…

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Limelight in the 13th arrondissement

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The Magic Number

PARIS — Some might call it the Way East Village.

In the shadow of the National Library, a new cultural frontier is budding in the French capital, and the flow of hipsters to the area is moving from a mere dribble to an outright…

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Eye Scoop

WHAT WATTAGE: With enough star power to light up Yankee Stadium, the Council of Fashion Designers of America has confirmed quite a cast of award presenters for its June 2 gala. Not only will Sarah Jessica Parker play host while Style Icon award-winner…

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Nell's in London.

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No-Tell Nell’s

LONDON — Piers Adam’s new club, Nell’s, may have just opened, but its walls could already tell a few tales. The place is named after Nell Gwynn, the courtesan and mistress of the Prince of Wales who stayed at the site when it was a…

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‘Fashion Meets Art’ On Madison Avenue

NEW YORK — Those art enthusiasts with a penchant for shopping made another trek up Madison Avenue for the fourthannual “Where Fashion Meets Art” event last Thursday night.

Ralph Lauren was on hand to celebrate the works of…

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Hilfiger Wins $11M in Goody’s Suit

NEW YORK — The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on Friday awarded $11 million in damages to Tommy Hilfiger Corp. from Goody’s Family Clothing Inc.

The award consists of $2.1 million in damages for the sale of…

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Coming This Week

MONDAY: Pacific Sunwear reports on its first-quarter earnings.

Vogue and Perry Ellis International celebrate nominees for Swarovski’s Perry Ellis Awards for the 2003 CFDA Fashion Awards, New York.

TUESDAY: Commerce…

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Here, a silk and polyester dress.

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Hot Spots

NEW YORK — There’s nothing like a little Italian Riviera sex appeal to heat things up. For resort, Giorgio Armani is putting a sultry stamp on Armani Collezioni with body-conscious silhouettes spiced up with flirty polkadots or stripes….

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The Prodigal Label: Thomas Burberry Line Relaunches in the U.K.

LONDON — Burberry has a new baby for Britain — and eventually perhaps the rest of the world.

The company’s relaunched Thomas…

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A closeup of the package of Alexander McQueen&#8217s fragrance Kingdom

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Viktor & Rolf, Alexander McQueen Reach Accord on Use of Red Seal

PARIS — It looks like Viktor & Rolf got the seal of approval.

WWD has learned that the Dutch design duo and its fragrance licensee, L’Oréal, reached an agreement with Alexander McQueen and YSL Beauté over McQueen’s…

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NYC Apparel-Manufacturing Jobs Off 20%

NEW YORK — Recently released economic data show that apparel manufacturing employment in this city has plummeted 19.9 percent over the past year, greatly outpacing the citywide job loss rate of 1.7 percent.

According to the New York State…

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