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Berluti Confirms Haider Ackermann

Prized for his colorful, globe-trotting style, the designer is to show his first collection for the French brand next January.

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Retail

J. Crew Narrows Loss in Second Quarter

Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.

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Retail

China Powers a 19.2% H1 Gain at SMCP

The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.

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Jil Sander, The Comeback Kid

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Three years after a messy split from Prada Group, Jil Sander is returning to design for the label that bears her name.

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Jil Sander, The Comeback Kid

Three years after a messy split from Prada Group, Jil Sander is returning to design for the label that bears her name.

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Fashion Features

Tier Up

NEW YORK — Designers are taking a hip approach to dressing up this season by pairing small, shrunken jackets with flirty skirts. There’s a new favorite neutral, too — chocolate brown. Here, Parameter’s brushed cotton and Lycra…

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Fashion Features

Sidney Toledano Adds Key Fendi Role

Sidney Toledano, president of Christian Dior and one of the chief architects of its expansion drive, will add a key role at Fendi to his responsibilities.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: This Round, Taubman … New Position at Sears … Raiter to Moschino … Parlux Acquisition Redux …

THIS ROUND, TAUBMAN: A Detroit federal district court on Tuesday granted Taubman Centers Inc.’s request to stay a preliminary injunction that had been granted in Simon Property Group’s favor in Simon’s six-month attempt to take over…

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Fashion Features

Fashion’s American Idols

The American Apparel & Footwear Association’s Image Awards raised nearly $1 million for the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation Monday.

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Financial

Items Boost Saks Profits But Divisions See Declines

Saks Inc.’s luxury business outpaced its department stores in the first quarter, though both units saw declines on the top and bottom lines.

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Fashion Features

Federated, Macy’s Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit

A lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages and alleging racial targeting was filed Tuesday against Macy’s and its parent, Federated Department Stores.

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Fashion Features

Lauren Not Showing Men’s at Milan Shows

NEW YORK — After staging several successful shows in Milan, Ralph Lauren has decided not to show his men’s wear collection there next month.

A Polo spokesman confirmed that Lauren won’t be showing in Milan in June, but…

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People

Suzy

The American Ballet Theater kicked off its spring season with its annual gala; plus: the latest from the blond files.

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Fashion Features

PEI: 10 Years in the Public Eye

NEW YORK — It was a typical morning at Nasdaq, except for the 15 female and male models striking a pose — wearing everything from bikinis and swimsuits to summer casual looks.

The fashion angle was present Tuesday to celebrate Perry…

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Fashion Features

Project Alabama: The New South

Project Alabama, a homegrown collection rooted in recycled T-shirts, is putting the unlikely venue of Florence, Ala., on the fashion map.

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Fashion Features

Forever 21 Expansion Hits N.Y.’s 34th Street

NEW YORK — Mall staple Forever 21 wants to conquer the big city.

The company, which announced it will open a store next December in the former Bradlees on Union Square here (sharing the building with Whole Foods), has signed a lease for a…

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Financial

Marks & Spencer Net Drops to $790M in ’02

Higher margins were more than offset by exceptional costs as Marks and Spencer saw net profits fall 2.3 percent in the fiscal year ended March 31.

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Fashion Features

Asian Leather Fair Canceled, But Fashion Week to Go On

CMP Asia, organizers of the Asia Pacific Leather Fair, has canceled the June edition of that event because of SARS concerns and travel advisories.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Chirac Attack … Linda’s New Digs … Star Search …

CHIRAC ATTACK: If the devil wears Prada, does the French president wear Chanel? Perhaps. A new novel generating chatter in Paris recounts what happens when a fashion designer runs for president under the slogan “Elegance and Freedom”…

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Fashion Features

California’s Comp Cost Crush

Rocketing workers’ compensation insurance in California is bringing many makers to the brink of layoffs, shutdowns or offshore sourcing.

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Financial

Dillard’s Registers Income of $24.3M

NEW YORK — Three days after its chief executive officer described Dillard’s fourth-quarter performance as “shockingly bad,” the firm reported first-quarter profits that, exclusive of special items, were just a fraction of…

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Fashion Features

Commerce Publishes China Safeguards

WASHINGTON — The Commerce Department today is set to release a roadmap to follow in deciding whether to slap quotas on apparel and textiles from China, if agency officials decide U.S. producers are being harmed by imports.

With…

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Tom Mora Named Cole Haan Creative Director, Women’s and Licensed Goods

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