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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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Galliano’s New Digs

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Overview

The clothes have waited to be shown like this for a long time,? John Galliano said of his new, 1,700-square-foot store, which opened here last week and is his first in the world.

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Nathalie Kaplan and Renee Rockefeller at Christie&#8217s

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Road Show

Partying around town with Alexander McQueen and Calvin Klein, and searching for baubles at Christie’s.

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Galliano’s New Digs

PARIS — “The clothes have waited to be shown like this for a long time,” John Galliano said of his new, 1,700-square-foot store, which…

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At Ferragamo assortments will be weighted more toward accessories and shoes and less toward ready-to-wear

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Luxe Retailers Get Pragmatic

With the weak economy and luxury sales sagging, designer retailing has become a tougher proposition. Here’s how brands are adapting.

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Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

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D&G Scores $1.1M at Shows

NEW YORK — Instead of staging a typical trunk show, Dolce & Gabbana flew in some one-of-a-kind pieces and runway looks for fashion shows at its Madison Avenue and Los Angeles stores last month.

The unusual approach apparently worked,…

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WTO Tariff-Dropping Plan Gains Little Support

A WTO proposal to further liberalize global trade by dropping tariffs on industrial goods has met with little support.

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Coming This Week

Monday: 2003 CFDA Fashion Awards, New York
New York women’s resort apparel market (through June 13).

Wednesday: Neiman Marcus Group reports third-quarter earnings.

Thursday: Tommy Hilfiger Corp. reports fourth-quarter…

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In Brief: Santo Responds … Calling All Shoppers …

SANTO RESPONDS: Italian financial magazine Il Mondo has spurred Santo Versace, president of Gianni Versace SpA, to write the publication threatening legal action. That letter was backed up by one from the company’s auditors. An article, published…

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Corrections

In “WWD: New Waves,” a supplement in today’s WWD, André Leon Talley’s name was misspelled on page 28, as was Kelly Gray’s name on page 42.

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Tamara and Natasha Surguladze

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Tata Naka’s Free Association

LONDON — There are worse problems an upstart fashion label could face, but the designers behind Tata Naka have found their showroom nearly bare recently, thanks to “Sex and the City.”

Almost every sample was called to New York…

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Marty Staff Denies Report of Sexual Harassment

NEW YORK — Marty Staff has vigorously denied a German newspaper story that implied he sexually harassed Hugo Boss employees. The Stuttgarter Zeitung story, which ran Saturday, said a former Boss employee received $250,000 to avoid potential…

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Fashion Scoops: Serving Sarah … Joop, There It Is … Fresh Produce …

SERVING SARAH: Clothes horse Sarah Jessica Parker plans to do more than serve as emcee for tonight’s Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Fashion Awards. Reprising her multi-outfit-a-thon from back in the days of hosting the VH1-Vogue…

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PEI and European Design To Do Women’s Suit Line

NEW YORK — Perry Ellis International Inc. said Friday it had inked a licensing deal with European Design Group Inc. to produce a women’s suit line under the Perry Ellis and Perry Ellis Portfolio brands.

The lines are to be launched…

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Isn’t It Rich?

The only thing shining brighter than the Mediterranean sun at the recent Cannes Film Festival was all the glittering jewelry. Hollywood’s finest stepped out dripping in jewels —especially diamonds — with plenty of gold to match….

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Andie MacDowell wore Fay at the Cannes Film Festival

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Fay Preps for U.S. Debut

MILAN — Fay might not be a household name in the U.S., but it’s increasingly garnering devotees in Europe. And, with Diego Della Valle behind this brand, it stands a good chance of becoming as well known as the entrepreneur’s two…

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A ponyskin Skate-high

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Vans Glam

Vans sneakers, a cult favorite that started in California in 1966, has become all the rage again. Here’s the lowdown.

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Rajiah Williams Tatyana Volokitin and Chioma Nnadi

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Viva le Vault

“It’s cool to see girls in Vans,” said pro skater Tony Trujillo, surrounded by a gaggle of downtown divas at the launch party for the Vans Vault line Thursday night. “The shoes work for fashion or skating — they go both…

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A boot from the G-Series launched last February

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Cole Haan’s Face of a Woman

Where once Cole Haan was considered a traditional men’s footwear line, its upscale women’s business is increasingly its driving force.

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Louis Vuitton&#8217s new yoga bag

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Findings

EPI EVOLVES: It took 18 years, but Louis Vuitton’s signature Epi grained leather has finally softened up. Come September, four signature Vuitton bags also will be available in a more supple version of the leather.

A yoga bag called the…

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John Cadeo of Victoria&#8217s Secret

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Advice From Victoria’s Secret

Some FIT grads get advice from Victoria’s Secret; Escada’s intimates line is being discontinued.

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Escada Leaves Intimate Apparel

By Melissa Drier

BERLIN — The Escada lingerie collection is being discontinued.

The German fashion house and its lingerie licensee, Huber Holding AG, based in Gotzif, Austria, have mutually decided to terminate their agreement,…

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Financial

Prada Selling San Francisco Site

Prada has quietly put its 22,500-square-foot retail property at 185 Post Street, a block from Union Square in San Francisco, on the market.

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Financial

Loehmann’s Net Drops 34.5%

NEW YORK — A weak retail environment cut Loehmann’s Holdings Inc.’s first-quarter profits by a third, but the off-price retailer hopes to benefit from excess inventory in the marketplace in upcoming months.

Net income sank…

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Financial

Finlay, Whitehall Finish Up Tough Quarter

NEW YORK — Lower net and same-store sales prevented Finlay Enterprises and Whitehall Jewelers from posting first-quarter profits.

For the three months ended May 3, Finlay posted a net loss of $1.5 million, or 16 cents a diluted share. That…

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BJs Looks to Lower Prices And Gain Upscale Brands

NATICK, Mass. — When Sam’s Club decides small business customers are its nirvana, what’s a smaller competitor to do?

Become the consumer club of choice, according to BJs Wholesale Club president and chief executive Michael…

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Europe Watch: Not So Reserved … Playboy, Italian Style … Finding Fiorucci

NOT SO RESERVED: Economic growth rates well above those seen elsewhere in Europe are giving fashion retailers in Central Europe a boost and helping the region’s first homegrown brands get off the ground. Poland’s LPP, trading under the…

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Financial

Guess Issues Soar As CEO Ups Stake

NEW YORK — Shares of Guess Inc. skyrocketed on Friday after co-chief executive officer Paul Marciano fractionally increased his stake in the Los Angeles-based lifestyle brand.

According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange…

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Hey Little Sister

Little sisters get into the act.

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