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Haider Ackermann's Captivating Spring Collection

The collection was ravishing, captivating with its drifting silk, trailing ribbons and delicious tropical colors.

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Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

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Inside Jonathan Anderson's Show for Loewe

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

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Non-Compete Conflict: May Co., Limited Headed To Court Over Executive

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May Co. and Limited Brands are scheduled to duke it out in St. Louis County Court Monday over "noncompete" contract provisions.

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Down by the Sea

MILAN — The Milan shows got moving on a positive note with Giorgio Armani’s collection, which combined a nautical inspiration with a summery ease and charm. He did boldly striped, sporty pieces, including languid pajama pants,…

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Limited has filed suit against May Co. over the hiring of Mark Weikel for its Victoria’s Secret stores.

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Non-Compete Conflict: May Co., Limited Headed To Court Over Executive

May Co. and Limited Brands are scheduled to duke it out in St. Louis County Court Monday over “noncompete” contract provisions.

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Levi’s Profits Surge in 3Q

Levi Strauss’ cost-cutting is beginning to pay off. The firm reported its third-quarter net income almost doubled, while sales rose 6.3 percent.

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Georgio Armani

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Nautical and Fanciful – Georgio Armani, D & G, Bottega Veneta, Stephen Fairchild and Just Cavalli

The spring season got under way with Giorgio Armani’s young and relaxed, nautical-themed collection and Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s playfully theatrical D&G line.

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Markdowns Weigh on Wal-Mart

Despite attempts to bring a more fashionable, better-edited assortment to women’s wear, the category is “a tough situation,” Wal-Mart said Tuesday.

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Consumer Confidence Slips in September

Higher job anxiety is driving consumer confidence down and worries about holiday spending up.

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In Brief: The Online Crew…Executive Affair…Tiffany’s Pacific Bonding

  • THE ONLINE CREW: Roxane Al-Fayez will join J. Crew on Oct. 20 in the new post of vice president of catalog and e-commerce, reporting to Millard Drexler, chairman and chief executive officer. Al-Fayez spent six years at Gap Inc., most…

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Kate Moss in Burberry

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Fashion Scoops: Model Check…Squared Dance…Face Time

MODEL CHECK: Her comeback is complete. Kate Moss surprised the fashion flock in Milan by walking the runway for Burberry on Tuesday night. It was her first turn on a catwalk in more than two years. Moss’ agency, IMG, confirmed…

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Designer Michelle Kelchak appears in ads for her Skecher’s footwear line.

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Skechers Signs License Deal For Michelle K Apparel Line

NEW YORK — Michelle K, a division of Skechers USA, has signed its first licensing agreement with L’Koral Industries, maker of denim brand Seven For All Mankind.

Michelle K, which has become known for its contemporary footwear…

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Nautica Launches Milan Store

MILAN — Nautica Enterprises Inc. furthered its European expansion by opening a 6,480-square-foot showroom in Milan Tuesday.

“Italy is the first step into Europe,” said David Chu, chief executive of Nautica. The sportswear firm…

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Retail Study: Wal-Mart Needs More Big-Name Apparel Brands

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is poised to jump on an apparel brandwagon.

The destination: The wallets of half of its customers who are mothers, ages 45 and under, with annual household incomes north of $75,000 — women who are not purchasing…

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Victoria’s Secret Special Adds Mary J. Blige, Sting

NEW YORK — R&B star Mary J. Blige and Grammy Award winner Sting will perform their new duet, “Whenever I Say Your Name,” on “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show,” scheduled to air Nov. 19 on CBS.

This…

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The Mavin line.

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Maven Sets Expansion Plans

NEW YORK — Indie brand Maven Cosmetics is getting ready for a growth spurt.

The three-year-old brand, which has distribution in 15 doors including Marshall Field’s, specialty boutiques and spas, will expand to about 26 doors in…

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Suzy

The Met opened its season in grand style, naturally…Nicole Kidman and Lenny Kravitz get tight…Jude Law’s latest project.

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WTO Seen Staying Clear of Yuan Controversy

GENEVA — Trade diplomats said it’s highly unlikely that the World Trade Organization will step in to act on the growing concern over the trade-distorting effects of China’s allegedly undervalued currency.

The yuan is pegged to…

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Malden Awaiting Court Decision On Chap. 11 Exit

NEW YORK — Executives at Malden Mills Industries Inc. were awaiting word Tuesday night from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Worcester, Mass., on when the firm would be emerging from Chapter 11 proceedings.

“It is imminent,” said…

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Looks from Loro Piana for spring.

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Loro Piana Stays Focused

Loro Piana, which has been building its U.S. retail network, is focused on consolidating its business within its own shops and in department stores.

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Gap Adds Schneider, Whitman to Board

NEW YORK — Gap Inc. has added Meg Whitman, president and chief executive of eBay Inc., and Jim Schneider, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Dell, to its board of directors.

The additions of the two expand the board to…

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A J.C. Penney circular promoting careerwear.

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Career Making a Comeback

DALLAS — Career apparel has been given a promotion.

Seeking job security in the midst of a shaky economy and rising unemployment, women at all income levels are dressing for success and survival. They’re abandoning casual apparel on…

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The No More Tour bus.

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In The Middle: Dennis To Liz…Touring For A Cause…Moore Vision

DENNIS TO LIZ: Sara Dennis was appointed to the new position of vice president of product development for Liz Claiborne Inc.’s namesake apparel business, effective Oct. 6.

Most recently, Dennis was senior vice president of jeans,…

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A look from High Class Cho.

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Cho Goes Moderate With Class

Finding clothes that fit has been no laughing matter for comedian Margaret Cho, so now she’s starting her own clothing line called High Class Cho.

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From Gray to Arnold: The California Challenge

The California apparel industry weighs in on the controversial recall for governor. Plus, a look at where top candidates stand on key issues.

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Comparing the Issues

Cruz Bustamante, Democrat

Workers’ Comp: Supported bills attempting to fix California’s broken workers’ compensation system. Is not interested in rolling back worker benefits, but willing to sit down with employers to…

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The interior of the Donald J Pliner flagship in Beverly Hills.

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Donald Pliner Gets Fresh Start in L.A.

BEVERLY HILLS — It’s a Hollywood comeback story.

Some 30 years after business feuds with partners and an army draft forced Donald Pliner to shutter his first-ever boutique here in the Seventies, the footwear, clothing and…

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