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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

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WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

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Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

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Coty Not Sitting Still: J.Lo’s Second Scent Set to Bow in October

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Overview

J.Lo is about to introduce her second fragrance, Still by Jennifer Lopez, and she's aiming for a slightly older audience.

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Here, a printed silk dress from her fall collection.

Fashion Features

Flower Girl

NEW YORK — In her boutique on a quiet corner in the West Village, Annelore designer Juliana Cho has been winning over the neighborhood’s seen-it-all shoppers with her ladylike pieces and perfectly cut pants. Here, a printed silk dress from…

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JLo’s new fragrance.

Fashion Features

Coty Not Sitting Still: J.Lo’s Second Scent Set to Bow in October

J.Lo is about to introduce her second fragrance, Still by Jennifer Lopez, and she’s aiming for a slightly older audience.

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Bloomingdale’s president Edwin J. Holman will join Galyan’s.

Fashion Features

Bloomingdale’s Holman to Galyan’s

Bloomingdale’s president and chief operating officer, Edwin J. Holman, will become president and chief operating officer at Galyan’s Trading Co.

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Fashion Features

Burlington Bidding Begins: Ross, Mohawk in the Race

The bids are in for bankrupt Burlington Industries Inc., and lead creditor Wilbur L. Ross is among the players.

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Fashion Features

U.N. Study Addresses Quotas’ End

The end of quotas on textiles and clothing in 2005 is likely to bring a surge in business for Chinese and Indian apparel makers, according to a U.N. study.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Three More Years … Finish Line Promotes Three …

  • THREE MORE YEARS: Licensor Cherokee Inc. has extended its Cherokee brand licensing agreement with France’s Carrefour SA, the international distribution giant, through 2006. Since the initial deal was signed in 2000, Carrefour has…

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Fashion Features

Clarification

Gap has changed its choice of a charity to the Save the Music Foundation, to receive $300,000 from proceeds of a special-edition CD by Madonna and Missy Elliot. A different charity, the original choice for donation, was listed in a story on page 6,…

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Shalom Harlow and Amber Valletta with Kirsty Hume in Marc by Marc Jacobs.

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Top Shop

Shopping with models.

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Sara Cedar Miller's photo of the Glen Span Arch in Central Park.

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The Lawn Ranger

A walk in the park with Sara Cedar Miller.

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Retailer Ken Dayton, 80

NEW YORK — Ken Dayton, former chief executive officer of Dayton Hudson Corp., and grandson of the founder of the retailer, now called Target Corp., died Saturday — a day before his 81st birthday — at his Minneapolis home. The cause…

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Fashion Features

BCBG in Exclusive Penney’s Deal

J.C. Penney is expected to announce today that it has inked a similar deal with BCBG Max Azria Group’s Parallel division.

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Fashion Features

Rubens Fined for Accounting Irregularities

PARIS — Beleaguered French sportswear label Regina Rubens, which filed for the equivalent of Chapter 11 debt protection two years ago, has been ordered to pay a fine of $282,222, or 250,000 euros, for accounting irregularities.

The…

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Fashion Features

Market Basket

ALIREZA REACHES: New York designer Alireza will deliver a lower-priced group of jackets, skirts and trousers to Nordstrom’s San Francisco store this August. The label, Alireza Masses, wholesales from $89 for pants to $175 for jackets; the…

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Buyers at last week’s European Preview faced higher prices, the result of the dollar’s slide against the euro.

Fashion Features

PV Preview: Euro Drives Up Prices

Buyers and mill executives at last week’s European Preview were facing price increases, a result of the widening gap between the euro and dollar.

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Fashion Features

Innovation Asia: Versatility Key

NEW YORK — Though it’s still a little early for fall 2004 orders, executives at Asian mills exhibiting at last week’s Innovation Asia fabric show said they expect trends toward softer, lighter-weight textiles to be key for fabrics…

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Molto Bene

The last word on travel books.

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Marc Rozier’s silk chiffon print with satin stripe.

Fashion Features

Light Bright

NEW YORK — The European Preview show had a case of the blues…and pinks…and reds. Fabrics for the fall 2004 season are saturated in color with a palette that could work for spring. Both silks and silk-like blends featured vibrant…

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Ulster Weavers’ linen and silk.

Fashion Features

Quiet Riot

For many exhibitors at last week’s European Preview, it was all in the details. Understated elegance, in fact, was on view at the fair, where mills showed rich plains — many accented with metallic fibers or clean, spare designs. Ulster…

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Luca Orlandi, Aerin Lauder, Jessica Seinfeld and Kelly Bensimon in East Hampton.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Working Weekend … Pirates Of Las Vegas … Rock Talk …

WORKING WEEKEND: The old saying about the Hamptons is that they’re the Garment District with sand, but fashion types were out in such full force over the weekend that even Cynthia Rowley was forced to stand on the 3:58 p.m….

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Altinyildiz’s brown and khaki wool and cotton.

Fashion Features

Turkish Mills Focus on Tech

NEW YORK — In today’s textile business, many mills find they have two choices if they want to remain competitive: They can price their fabrics cheaply or find a technological breakthrough that makes them impervious to dirt, or wrinkles, or…

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Stylist Phillip Bloch working with Candie’s next spokeswoman, Kelly Clarkson.

Fashion Features

Clarkson: Candie’s Latest Flavor

NEW YORK — Candie’s just won an American Idol.

Kelly Clarkson, who took the title of “American Idol” last year, will appear as the next Candie’s girl in the fall print ad campaign, running in fashion, entertainment…

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Fashion Features

H&M Sets Fall Ad Push

NEW YORK — The fall Hennes and Mauritz ad campaign is all in the family.

Joining Jade Jagger and her two daughters, Amber and Assisi, in the upcoming fall campaign is Jerry Hall and her five-year-old son, Gabriel. Hall, ex-wife of Mick…

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Fashion Features

Lawyers for Ex-Kmart VPs Seek SEC Internal E-Mail

NEW YORK — Lawyers for two former Kmart Corp. vice presidents facing federal securities fraud charges have asked a judge to give them a government e-mail that raised questions about the strength of the case, according to a wire service report….

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Media

Memo Pad:Vanity Heir…Children Of Celebrities Part II…Safe Haven…Back In Black…

VANITY HEIR: Boorish playboy ad sales guys may be out of fashion at Condé Nast, but the progenies of New York royalty are not.

Coming on board to replace Patricia Herrera as the associate fashion editor at Vanity Fair is…

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Fashion Features

Sanei To Shanghai…A New Yarn…Japanese Imports Up…Slow Go In Tokyo

SANEI TO SHANGHAI: Sanei International Corp., a major apparel company based in Tokyo, has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Shanghai that will initially handle procurement and trading of merchandise from China and eventually build…

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Blended yarns at Grignasco Group included merino wool and silk, left and right, and rayon and elasticized polyester, middle.

Fashion Features

Makers Face Slow Demand at Pitti Filati

FLORENCE — Yarn producers at this month’s Pitti Filati trade fair said the slow economy and weak dollar had taken a toll on their business this year, with several of the Italian companies acknowledging that sales were running about 10…

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