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Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

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Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

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Boss by the Numbers: Women’s Unit Striving For 30% of Total Sales

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Boss Woman has a new formula. The company?s parent, Hugo Boss, wants the troubled women?s wear division to move from 3.7 to 30 in 10.

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A Fine Line

NEW YORK — Soft and easy — that’s the look these finer yarns provide. Most importantly for designers, the silky offerings give a fabric just the right amount of drape for sweaters or dresses. And another important element —…

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Swatches

YARN EXHIBITION: Starting Oct. 28, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology will feature more than 75 knit and woven pieces including garments, scarves, woven samples and conceptual fiber art in a show called “Let Us Spin You a…

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Mauritius Manufacturers Losing Ground

The island of Mauritius has seen its apparel industry, one of the oldest in the African region, go into a sharp decline. Here’s why.

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Importers Brace for High Security Fees

WASHINGTON — Apparel and textile importers will likely have to pay more to ferry cargo to the U.S. in order to pay for heightened port and ship security measures newly mandated by the government.

As early as year’s end, any firm…

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Anchors: On Air With Flair

NEW YORK — The country’s women newscasters may get more daily exposure than A-list actresses and supermodels, but their attire isn’t usually as attention-getting.

But that’s a good thing for TV anchors, who rank…

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Market Basket

VOWING TO VOTE: For the fourth year in a row, NBC’s “Today” show and its viewers get to act as wedding planners by choosing the various elements of a couple’s marriage, including the location, dress, cake and…

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Betty Chabot Exiting Saks

NEW YORK — After 23 years at Saks Fifth Avenue, Betty Chabot, senior vice president of marketing, will leave the company on July 23.

“This is something I’ve been thinking about for quite some time,” Chabot said Monday….

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Dior’s Tokyo Digs…Still Reeling From Sars…Mitsui Expands Programs

DIOR’S TOKYO DIGS: Christian Dior has found its place in Tokyo: in the Ginza. The brand disclosed to WWD that a flagship will open in May at the corner of Harumi Street and West 5-Chome Street in Ginza, in front of the site where Gucci…

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Suit ’Em Up

PARIS — Everything’s relative, as the saying goes. And, in a relatively reserved fashion season, the quieter elements of style — elegance and understatement, for example — often come to the fore. That was certainly the case…

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Boss by the Numbers: Women’s Unit Striving For 30% of Total Sales

In 10 years, Hugo Boss wants women’s wear to generate at least 30 percent of its total business, according to ceo Bruno S?lzer.

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Sales Trends Solid at Burberry

Burberry said sales in the first quarter increased 18 percent, with retail sales up 33 percent, thanks to a raft of store openings in the past year.

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Fair Trade Gains Steam in U.S.

Backed by a strong consumer and activist contingent, makers are finding ways to make fair trade a viable, profitable alternative to traditional retailing.

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Weston on Selfridges: Acquisition Is in Hand

LONDON — Canadian billionaire Galen Weston said he’s gained control of British department store group Selfridges, but there’s still some regulatory red tape to break.

Weston’s acquisitions vehicle, Oxford Acquisitions…

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Research Note: Lauren On Track

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. is moving forward smoothly to execute its Lauren by Ralph Lauren line, according to at least one analyst.

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Basso Lands Prime N.Y. Site

NEW YORK — Dennis Basso has secured a prime piece of Madison Avenue real estate for his New York flagship, securing a lease to open a 3,000-square-foot salon in a space formerly occupied by Via Spiga between East 65th and 66th…

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In Brief: No Roxy Decision …

  • NO ROXY DECISION: A federal district court judge in Los Angeles ruled that evidence wasn’t compelling enough to grant any judgment against Quiksilver Inc., maker of the Roxy brand, nor did it rule in favor of the firm on the issue…

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Beauty Beat: Sung Strikes Right Chord With Launch of Paradise … EU DELAY ON WELLA

NEW YORK — Alfred Sung is offering the beleaguered fragrance market a bit of tranquility with his latest fragrance masterbrand, Paradise, which will launch in August.

“It’s been so cold, it’s nice to go to a warm…

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Obituary: Samuel Gerson, Ex-Filene’s Basement CEO, 61

NEW YORK — Samuel Gerson, chairman and chief executive of Filene’s Basement from 1984 to 2000 and instrumental in expanding the chain and its famous “automatic markdown” feature from Boston to several other urban areas, died…

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Eurostars

Who are the rising stars on Europe’s social scene? Here’s a look at a few who are generating plenty of buzz on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Memo Pad:Timing Is Everything…In Distinction?

TIMING IS EVERYTHING: In an expected move, The New York Times announced on Monday that it had named Bill Keller as executive editor. His predecessor, Howell Raines, was ousted six weeks ago after a newsroom revolt broke out in the…

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New Products, Business Strategies at Next Yarn Fair

NEW YORK — As they prepare for next week’s Yarn Fair International, yarn and fiber producers are focusing on strategies to keep their businesses competitive through tough economic times. Several firms are placing their bets on new…

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The Incredible Bulk

NEW YORK — Talk about a warming trend. At next week’s Yarn Fair, coarse, chunky yarns will be on display for the fall 2004 season. New this time around is the abundant use of color — brights that include pink, orange and purple are…

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