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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

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Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Eleanor Lambert Celebrates an American Fashion Century

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Overview

Eleanor Lambert has been described as both the grande dame of fashion p.r. and as a mere flack, but as she approaches 100, she's still spinning.

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Fashion Features

Kiss Me, Kmart

NEW YORK — Thalía Sodi, the chanteuse behind the single, “I Want You,” also wants to dress you. The pop star (and wife of music mogul Tommy Mottola) will be a major presence in Kmart stores across the country for…

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Fashion Features

Eleanor Lambert Celebrates an American Fashion Century

Eleanor Lambert has been described as both the grande dame of fashion p.r. and as a mere flack, but as she approaches 100, she’s still spinning.

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Fashion Features

De la Renta Taps Two Execs

Oscar de la Renta Ltd. promoted Rachel Barnett to chief operating officer and tapped Alexander Bolen as director of corporate development.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Finkelstein’s New Role…Sanpoint Split…Adidas Signs Garnett

FINKELSTEIN’S NEW ROLE: William Finkelstein, most recently chief operating officer of the Calvin Klein Jeanswear and Underwear divisions of Warnaco Group, and before that, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Warnaco, has…

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Fashion Features

Michael Metcalf Exits Burberry

Michael Metcalf, Burberry’s chief operating and financial officer, will step down in March in a move the company said was personal, not political.

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Financial

Tommy Bounces Into Black

Tommy Hilfiger Corp. posted a first-quarter profit, helped in part by an $11 million legal settlement, giving its stock an uptick.

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Fuller’s Glow Brings Enquirer Some Cred

NEW YORK — Five weeks after Bonnie Fuller shocked the publishing world in a move to American Media — publisher of supermarket tabloids The National Enquirer and The Star — it would seem that her former employer is playing a…

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Fashion Features

U.S. Seeks CAFTA Inclusion For the Dominican Republic

WASHINGTON — The Bush Administration said it plans to negotiate a separate free-trade agreement with the Dominican Republic and eventually integrate the country into the current trade pact being negotiated with five Central American…

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Fashion Features

Kasper Confirms Jones Bid

Kasper A.S.L. confirmed it had received a $168.6 million bid from Jones Apparel Group, pitting it against Kellwood Co. at a Thursday court auction.

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Fashion Features

Marcolin Signs Deal With Kenneth Cole

Kenneth Cole Productions has inked a new licensing pact with Italian group Marcolin to make and market fashion sunglasses in the U.S. for its brands.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Murphy’s Lair…The Drean Team…Le Lunch Hour

MURPHY’S LAIR: Art usually imitates life, but at Henri Bendel it’s the other way around — at least this week. On Thursday morning, actress Brittany Murphy is stopping by the store to promote her film, “Uptown…

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Fashion Features

Profit Warning Causes Costco Stock Slide

Shares of Costco Corp. took a double-digit pounding after gross margin pressure and higher costs led it to lower its earnings forecasts.

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Fashion Features

Teddi Facing Three Lawsuits

Teddi of California is fending off three separate breach-of-contract lawsuits filed in Los Angeles by licensee Carol Anderson Inc. and two suppliers.

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Fashion Features

Carole Little, QVC Begin Joint Venture

LOS ANGELES — Joining designer-to-the-stars Bob Mackie, Carole Little is cozying up with customers in their living rooms.

Little’s multiyear agreement with QVC Inc. begins Thursday to sell the label, In Encore, exclusively…

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Fashion Features

Two Warnaco Staffers Oppose Unionization

NEW YORK — Two employees of a Warnaco Group Inc. distribution center in Altoona, Pa., filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board Friday charging that Unite’s right to negotiate for the site’s 75 workers was…

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Fashion Features

FAME and Moda Hint at Improvement

Retailers shopping the Moda Manhattan and FAME trade shows were filling immediate needs and looking for items with a fresh spark.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Latin Orchid Providing Treatments for Hispanics … Bourjois Slims Distribution

Beauty Beat: A Dallas dermatologist has developed a line of treatment products called Latin Orchid aimed at Hispanics, to hit stores next month.

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Arthur Dery, Retired Apparel Exec

NEW YORK — Arthur Dery, a retired apparel executive whose career spanned half a century, died Wednesday at his home in Lyndhurst, Ohio. He was 95.

The cause of death was heart failure, according to the family.

Dery started…

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Fashion Features

Pronovias Previews Spring

Pronovias, the Barcelona bridal manufacturer, invited 1,300 retailers and journalists from 45 countries to its hometown for a preview of spring.

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Fashion Features

Bern & Mort’s Better Bet

Harvé Benard is joining the migration to better sportswear with Bern & Mort, a 23-piece collection set to start shipping by early September.

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Fashion Features

Sigrid Olsen Tries Hand at Retail

Sigrid Olsen’s Chestnut Hill, Mass., store is the first step in a modest retail rollout planned for better-priced label, with four more units on tap.

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Fashion Features

Beyond the Bar Code: NRF to Spotlight Advances

NEW YORK — “Smart shelves” that automatically alert the stockroom when razor blades are running out or remove the cream cheese because the expiration date is up. Instantaneous checkouts by just waving a scanner over the…

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Fashion Features

Orange County Rides a Wave

“The OC,” the Fox network’s prime-time debut Tuesday night, promises to do for California’s Orange County what “90210” did for Beverly Hills.

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Fashion Features

Kmart’s New Hope: Thalía Line Bows Today

Kmart’s Thalía line, named for Latina pop star Thalía Sodi, bows this month in 335 stores and is the discounter’s broadest brand launch ever.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

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