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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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Retail

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

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

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Retail

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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New View of Varvatos: Men’s Wear Designer Said Eyeing Women?s

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John Varvatos, who has built a cult following in men's wear, is said to be readying a women's apparel line, with sources placing the debut for spring.

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Sun Dance

NEW YORK — Why wait for the fickle sun to shed some light? Resort is the perfect time to create some of your own. At Chloé, Phoebe Philo is celebrating the season, sending out a parade of pretty sundresses and flirty tops in bright, cheery…

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New View of Varvatos: Men’s Wear Designer Said Eyeing Women’s

John Varvatos, who has built a cult following in men’s wear, is said to be readying a women’s apparel line, with sources placing the debut for…

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Galliano Brings Innovation to Men’s

John Galliano’s first signature men’s wear line blends the look of a Latin lover with the athleticism of a boxer and the designer’s streetwise aesthetic.

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Fashion Features

Saks’ Eileen Warner Exits After 25 Years

NEW YORK — Eileen Warner, a 25-year veteran of Saks Fifth Avenue, is leaving the store.

Responding to a report on her departure, Saks told WWD on Monday that Warner, who holds the title of vice president and divisional merchandise manager…

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Fashion Features

Cartier Appoints Cologni, Bodino

Cartier said Monday that Franco Cologni will join the jeweler as executive chairman and designer Giampiero Bodino will become artistic director.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Mariella in the Bank … I Do … Flat New World … Kmart Recoup …

  • MARIELLA IN THE BANK: Mariella Burani Fashion Group said it has a new financial partner. Milan merchant bank Interbanca has taken an indirect stake of nearly 10 percent in the company for about $27.5 million, or, in local currency, 24…

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Fashion Features

Conversations With Kate

In wide-ranging interviews with WWD in the late Sixties, Katharine Hepburn discussed her style and her penchant for wearing trousers.

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Memo Pad: Fact & Fiction…The Real Carolyn…Fun At Saks…In & Out Of Vogue

FACT & FICTION: Art Cooper is the latest editor to get the novel treatment from a former assistant. Dave Kalstein, who left GQ this spring after selling two screenplays, is hard at work on a novel about life at one of the biggest…

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Fashion Features

Rosenbaum Coasts Into PacSun Outlet

LOS ANGELES — Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. named Bill Rosenbaum to the new position of vice president and general merchandise manager of PacSun Outlet Monday.

Rosenbaum, who has been with the company since April 2000, most recently…

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Fashion Features

Scaled-Back AJC Fete Raises Over $1.5 Million

NEW YORK — Sometimes it pays to break tradition.

With no honoree, and no black-tie dinner — just cocktails and a few short speeches — the American Jewish Committee held its 2003 Fashion Industry Reception last Thursday at the…

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Fashion Features

Down To Earth

NEW YORK — At the fourth Turkish Fashion Fabric Exhibition July 15-16, mills are coming back to earth. Exhibitors at the biannual event, hosted by the Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters’ Association, will be showing fall 2004…

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Fashion Features

Turkish Mills Making Push in U.S.

Turkish makers preparing for a fabric show in New York remain focused on fabrics that can rival European quality at Far East prices.

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Turkey Seeks Thaw

WASHINGTON — Turkey is trying to “get out of the freezer” with the U.S. before the elimination of global quotas on apparel and textiles in 2005.

That’s how Ziya Sukun, executive director of the Turkish apparel promotions…

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Fashion Features

Country Focus: Turkey

GDP: $468 billion/$7,000 per capita (2002).

GDP Change: +4.2 percent.

Population: 67.3 million.

Unemployment: 10.8 percent.

Textile & Apparel Exports to U.S.: $1.75 billion, up 21.7…

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Fashion Features

Quota Watch: Myanmar

Legislation banning all imports from Myanmar has been introduced in Congress, with backing from Republicans and Democrats outraged by the country’s military dictatorship’s recent crackdown against the democratically elected…

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DuPont’s Alluring Outlook On Spring 2004 Fashions

NEW YORK — Talk about a magnetic personality. DuPont Textiles & Interiors’ latest trend workshop, called Magnetism, explored three themes for the spring 2004 season: Beauty, Charm and Energy.

“Magnetism is that indefinable…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Raf’s New Riff … Charity Begins In The Theater … Silver Pen …

RAF’S NEW RIFF: Is avant-garde men’s wear designer Raf Simons inching closer to a full-fledged women’s collection? At his spring 2004 show Sunday night in Paris, the Belgian designer featured six women’s looks…

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Beauty Beat: Slatkin & Co. Expands With Body Therapy … Botox In A Bottle: … The Doctor Is In: …

Home fragrance marketer Slatkin & Co. will cross into four new product categories at once this fall, with a collection called Slatkin Body Therapy.

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Fashion Features

Key Looks in Atlanta: Feminine and Classic

After a spring selling season complicated by war, weather and an ailing economy, buyers came to AmericasMart looking for better times.

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Karan Brings in $750K At Bergdorf Trunk Show

NEW YORK — Trunk shows have been bringing in big money for retailers this year, and Donna Karan’s was no exception.

The trunk show, which took place June 19-21 at Bergdorf Goodman, featured both pre-fall and fall collection pieces…

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Overtime Changes Stir Debate

WASHINGTON — Controversy swelled here Monday over proposed changes to federal overtime laws — a decades-old battle between management and labor — as labor and retail groups lent their voices to the debate.

The Department of…

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Fashion Features

Asia Watch: Big Blue Box … New Baggage … Tariff-Free Trinkets …

BIG BLUE BOX: Tiffany & Co. announced Monday that its Japanese subsidiary has purchased the land and building housing its flagship in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district for about $140 million, or 16.5 billion yen, plus transaction fees. The…

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People

Brothers in the Hood

NEW YORK — When Lars Bolander enlisted the help of his stepsons Howard Kalachnikoff, 29, a record producer, and Chris Kalachnikoff, 26, a graphic designer, to open an outpost of his antiques shop in the city, the Swedish interior designer found…

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People

Pink Ladies

Antiques that are all in the family…A family fest at the “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde” screening on Saturday in Southampton.

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Caribbean Queens

Getting carried away by “Pirates.”

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