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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

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Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

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Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

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Prada’s Latest Glow: Luxury Group Unveils $83M Tokyo Landmark

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Prada last week unveiled a six-story, 28,000-square-foot landmark store in Tokyo's fashionable Aoyama shopping district.

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Here his tie-dyed rayon jersey and elastin top and suede miniskirt

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Cool Running

NEW YORK — What do you get when you cross Bob Marley with Babe Paley? “Babe Marley,” according to Michael Kors. For resort, the designer opted for the ultimate in chic island-hopping looks, splicing the laid-back Jamaican style of…

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Prada’s Latest Glow: Luxury Group Unveils $83M Tokyo Landmark

Prada last week unveiled a six-story, 28,000-square-foot landmark store in Tokyo’s fashionable Aoyama shopping district.

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Fashion Features

PPR, Artemis Deny Rumors Over Exec Changes at Gucci

PPR denied a report that it is mulling leadership changes at Gucci and said contract renewal talks continue with Domenico De Sole and Tom Ford.

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7th on Sixth Redesigns Venues

As part of the commemorative 10th anniversary spring 2004 season, 7th on Sixth has redesigned its three venues in Bryant Park.

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Berman Adds Responsibilities At Ralph Lauren Retail Group

Bridget Ryan Berman has been named group president of Polo Ralph Lauren Retail, a new post.

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In Brief: Target Scholars … Ellen Tracy VPS … Dillard’s Debt Watch …

  • TARGET SCHOLARS: The Council of Fashion Designers of America named the recipients of its 2003 Target/CFDA Design Initiative awards last week: Jennifer Daggy and LaToya LeFlore will each receive cash awards and one-year employment with…

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Art Cooper and some of the memorable covers of his GQ tenure

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Obituary: GQ’s Art Cooper Dead at 65

Former GQ editor in chief Art Cooper, who transformed the title into the quintessential magazine for men, died Monday at the age of 65.

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Fashion Features

Suppancig Takes Helm at Valextra

MILAN — Valextra’s trip “back to the future” is in the hands of Massimo Suppancig, the newly appointed chief executive of the Italian luxury leather goods house.

Suppancig, a fashion veteran whose résumé…

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L&T ceo Jane Elfers and senior vice president of fashion merchandising LaVelle Olexa.

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Cars and Guitars

NEW YORK — Even after the hot dogs and pretzels ran out, the crowd of 700 wouldn’t budge from the front of Lord & Taylor. They were riveted to the rock sounds of the Current Affair band ’til the very end of L&T’s big block…

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Beauty Beat: Aveda’s Global Plan Brings Firm to Japan

TOKYO — After more than two years of planning, Aveda is set to unveil a key piece in its global expansion strategy: launching in Japan.

The company’s first mark in the country will be with a three-level facility in Tokyo’s…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Dining with Tom … Saville Show … Spotted

DINING WITH TOM: Bottega Veneta designer Tomas Maier was in New York last week, hosting a dinner for friends at Sky Studios, with Rocco DiSpirito acting as private chef and Robert Isabell creating a decor for the likes of…

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Memo Pad

DOING IT HIS WAY: He has been painted in press reports as a megalomaniac who has acquired the “reputation of a bullying monster.” Various other adjectives affixed to his name have included “dangerous,”…

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A look from Calvin Klein&#8217s current swimwear

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Warnaco Gets in Swim With PVH, Calvin Klein

NEW YORK — Calvin Klein, a subsidiary of Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., and The Warnaco Group said Monday they have forged a new swimwear licensing deal by amending certain existing agreements.

As of January, Warnaco will make, distribute and…

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A fall sketch from Jones New York Suit

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Not the Same Old Suits Anymore

Suits are bustling again, as a number of sportswear firms have either made big changes to their suit businesses or plan to start suit lines for next spring.

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Market Basket

JOANNA OF THE WALDORF: New York-based eveningwear designer Joanna Mastroianni will unveil her new showroom and salon tonight with a cocktail party at 230 West 38th Street. Wholesale sales, runway shows and fittings with private clients will be…

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The ranks of New York City garment workers fell by 219 percent over the past year

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U.S. Makers Fading Away

NEW YORK — Last week’s decision by the Department of Labor to radically revise the way it counts garment workers — a move that revealed the number of apparel-manufacturing workers in the U.S. was about 30 percent lower than…

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The dollar&#8217s slide has made imports from India and some other Asian nations comparatively more expensive

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Dollar’s Slide Pinches Margins Abroad

NEW YORK — The slide of the dollar against some key benchmark currencies over the past year has been a cause of concern for some U.S. importers and a particular worry for European luxury firms that rely on exports to the U.S. for a considerable…

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Not a Smooth Slide

While the dollar’s 20.7 percent slide in value against the euro over the past year has attracted a lot of attention, it hasn’t lost that much ground compared with foreign currencies.

Among the nations that were the top 10 suppliers…

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Textile Groups to Join Forces

The various sectors of the domestic textile industry are setting aside their squabbles over free-trade pacts to fight Chinese imports.

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DuPont, A&E Each Sign Asian Deals

NEW YORK — Two U.S. textile companies last week separately entered into agreements with Asian textile firms, with the goal of distributing their products and brands to local manufacturers who in turn would market them to Asian…

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