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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

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Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

clock 15hJessica Iredale

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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U.K. Retail in Play: Selfridges OKs Weston’s $1.14 Billion Offer

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Selfridges' board formally recommended an offer by Canadian billionaire Galen Weston, valuing the British chain at approximately $965 million.

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Delia’s Receives Cash Infusion

NEW YORK — Shares of Delia’s Corp. spiked sharply upward Monday after the firm announced that a $2.7 million equity investment by its management would allow it to file its annual report on time and without auditor…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: The Big Night … Nancy’s Night … Reality Check

The Big Night…Nancy’s Night…Reality Check

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Trevor Traina as Mr Roarke with a hired Tattoo

People

Party Traina

Seventies TV characters go party hopping in San Francisco.

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Ivana Milicevic in Gucci

People

Spin Cycle

Hollywood showed its fashionable allegiances Thursday night at a flurry of stylish soirees. First at Ralph Lauren’s Rodeo Drive boutique, where Step Up Women’s Network and Vanity Fair hosted a girlie fall preview, prepsters Jessica…

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Jessy Moss onstage in Los Angeles

People

Meet Miss Moss

Meet Miss Moss, the latest from Down Under.

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Fashion Features

Asia Watch: Segregating SARS … Slower Growth … Joining Forces …

Segregating SARS…Slower Growth…Joining Forces…Snapping Up Lacoste…Cashing In…Fuller Fibers

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Jill Stuart greets her fans

Fashion Features

Stuart Braves SARS for Asian Show

TOKYO — While other industry executives are cancelling their Asian trips because of SARS, Jill Stuart came to Japan earlier this month to hold her first-ever runway shows here.

The finale was a show and party for about 3,000 fans held in…

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Neiman Marcus stores president and ceo Karen Katz Zac Posen Elisa Feldman and Ken Downing of Neiman&#8217s

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Posen’s Trunk Junket

Zac Posen, on the trunk-show circuit, pulled in more than $100,000 in orders at Neiman Marcus in Dallas.

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Kathlin Argiro&#8217s &#8220Lori&#8221 dress

Fashion Features

Market Basket

Fashionable Cause…Back-to-School…Dressed To Cut…Fashion Lobbying…Golden Exhibit…Donnkenny’s Latest Layer

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Fashion Features

Nontariff Barriers Key Concern in WTO

GENEVA — A major grievance of textile and clothing exporters from rich and poor countries alike is the nontariff barriers they face, from Customs delays to excessive inspections.

In the World Trade Organization’s Doha round of trade…

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Fashion Features

McCracken Denies Interest in Lycra Bid

NEW YORK — Steve McCracken, president of DuPont Textiles & Interiors, in a recent interview spoke out to deny reports that he was looking to assemble an investor group to buy DuPont’s Lycra spandex business, which he formerly…

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The new larger binder holds bigger cards that feature more tear-out color chips

Fashion Features

Pantone Rearranges Its Rainbow

NEW YORK — Pantone is revamping its 19-year-old Textile Color System. The first change is the name: It’s now called Pantone for fashion and home.

But the biggest difference, said the company, is that the colors are now arranged…

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Fashion Features

Swatches: Breathing Room For Feuerstein … Export Advice … NCCJ Honorees Named …

BREATHING ROOM FOR FEUERSTEIN: Malden Mills Industries Inc. chairman Aaron Feuerstein got some wiggle room on Thursday. The bankruptcy court extended to Aug. 21 the deadline for him to assemble $92 million to regain control of the Lawrence,…

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The Colorfield&#8217s colorful sketchy floral at Directions

Fashion Features

Blooms Day

NEW YORK — Fabrics will be in full bloom come summer 2004. At last month’s set of textile design shows, floral motifs were shown in a variety of forms including large or scale, flat, water-color-like and abstract. Color, meanwhile, was…

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Memo Pad: New Magazine # 1 … New Magazine # 2 … Dress For Success

New Magazine #1…New Magazine #2…Dress For Success

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A new eyewear look from Versace, shown at Mido.

Fashion Features

New Shades Heat a Cool Sector

MILAN — The forecast for the eyewear market is hazy these days, but that’s not stopping fashion houses like Versace and Armani from fine-tuning the style of their shades.

Over the years this fast-growing category has become an…

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Escada’s stretch cotton corduroy jeans sold 26 pairs at $480.

Fashion Features

Escada Trunk Shows Pull In $2M

DALLAS — Escada loves this city, one of its strongest American markets, and the feeling seems to be mutual.

A four-day trunk show last month racked up $900,000 in bookings, more than double last year’s take. The strong results were…

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Fashion Features

Counter Culture Cuts

LOS ANGELES — A competitive apparel climate has led to the shutdown, at least temporarily, of Irvine, Calif.-based Counter Culture. About 20 employees at company headquarters have been let go in the last three weeks, according to Pat Fraley, a…

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Here, a case in point: Siena Studio’s side-laced top with Ellus Edition’s cotton denim jeans at Showroom Seven. Belt from Trash and Vaudeville; J. Mendel gloves.

Fashion Features

Black Beauty

NEW YORK — With images like Marlon Brando in “The Wild Ones,” Joan Jett onstage or the young Madonna in a Herb Ritts photograph, the appeal of black leather has staying power. Fashionistas may talk brights, but they love black, and…

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Fashion Features

U.K. Retail in Play: Selfridges OKs Weston’s $1.14 Billion Offer

Selfridges’ board formally recommended an offer by Canadian billionaire Galen Weston, valuing the British chain at approximately $965 million.

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Bernard Arnault

Financial

LVMH Reveals 84.1% Stake in Fendi

LVMH continues to buy and sell – albeit quietly – and has upped its stake in Fendi to 84.1 percent, according to an official French statutory filing.

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Financial

May Starts Hopeful at Retail

Stores dusted themselves off after reporting a rough April last week and said so far May has been, more or less, on plan.

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Financial

PacSun Profits Shine in Quarter

Benefiting from sales of female apparel and accessories, Pacific Sunwear of California reported first-quarter income swelled 144.5 percent.

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Fashion Features

In Brief

United Colors of Profit…Unite, Brylane Ink Deal…Getting Fit

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Cate Blanchett

Fashion Features

Cate Blanchett Stars In Karan’s New Ads

NEW YORK — It’s shaping up to be a star-studded fall.

Cate Blanchett has signed on as the new face of Donna Karan Collection and will appear for the next three seasons in the company’s ad campaigns. The first fall ads will be…

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Fashion Features

Girl Mania Files Lawsuit Against Wet Seal, O’Toole

Girl Mania Inc.has filed a $10 million lawsuit against Wet Seal Inc. and Zutopia for trade dress infringement and unfair competition.

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Fashion Features

Cerruti’s Hollywood Moves

BEVERLY HILLS — Cerruti takes its next step toward securing its Hollywood presence with a celebrity-attended opening tonight at its new Rodeo Drive flagship.

It’s also the first public turn for the Italian house’s new chief…

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