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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

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Fashion

Fashion Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners

The rebranded event, known until recently as the British Fashion Awards, was held on Monday at Royal Albert Hall.

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Business

Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

Analysts brushed off consequences of Renzi's resignation on luxury.

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Fashions Big Question: De Sole Hopes Contract Will Be Settled by Nov. 1

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Overview

Gucci contract news could come in a few weeks, as the firm posted a 47 percent drop in 2nd-quarter profits along with a 1.1 percent uptick in sales.

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Rolex

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Time Capsules

The top 10 companies in luxury watches, ranked by 2002 retail sales volume of the products.

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Gotta Dance

PARIS — Call them fluff, froth or just plain flounces, ruffles got plenty of play as designers from every side of the spectrum went girly for spring. Some of the strongest looks came from Alexander McQueen, whose beautiful show was staged,…

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Domenico De Sole and François Pinault.

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Fashion’s Big Question: De Sole Hopes Contract Will Be Settled by Nov. 1

Gucci contract news could come in a few weeks, as the firm posted a 47 percent drop in 2nd-quarter profits along with a 1.1 percent uptick in sales.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Ott-Omatic Addition…Taylor’s Exit…Tollin To Newmark…Senior Class

  • OTT-OMATIC ADDITION: Gregory Ott will join May Department Stores Co. as senior vice president of strategy and new business development on Oct. 27. He will report to Gene Kahn, chairman and chief executive officer, and succeed William…

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Clarification

The Designers & Agents trade show has just begun its second year in New York. D&A was founded in Los Angeles six years ago by Barbara Kramer and Ed Mandelbaum. This information was unclear in a story on page 14, Oct. 8.

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Fashion Features

Harvey Nichols Chain Heads to Hong Kong

Harvey Nichols is about to enter the Asian market with a 60,000-square-foot store at The Landmark, a top luxury retail destination in Hong Kong.

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Giorgio Armani and Donatella Versace

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Fashion Scoops: Take Five…Celeb Scents…Armani’s Cheerleaders…Blass Houses

TAKE FIVE: It looks like Nicole Kidman could soon have a new nickname: Coco. Sources said Chanel has finalized its deal for the Oscar-winning actress to become the new face of its brand, confirming a WWD report. Details of the contract…

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Fashion Features

Apparel Sales Strong in Sept.

Retail sales at clothing and accessories stores rebounded in September with a 1.4 percent seasonally adjusted gain against August.

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People

Killer Dolls

Oh – you beautiful doll.

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Audrey Niffenegger

People

A Timely Tale

Time travelling with author Audrey Niffenegger.

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Nancy and Andrew Jarecki at “The Station Agent” screening.

People

Screening Scene

The new way to screen a film.

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Fashion Features

Textile Industry Scoffs At Bush Revival Efforts

The Bush administration’s second textile report trumpeting efforts to help U.S. firms compete against imports was a flop with the industry. Here’s why.

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George Plimpton’s widow, Sarah.

Fashion Features

The Adventures of a Curious George

NEW YORK — In his short story, “Arcadia,” George Plimpton describes a lavish party where all the guests are dead and he is alive. The reverse was the case at Tuesday’s 50th anniversary party for The Paris Review at…

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William Fung said Li & Fung is looking to expand its reach up the distribution channel.

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Li & Fung Nears Levi’s Deal

Sourcing powerhouse Li & Fung Ltd. is signing on to handle tops for the Levi Strauss Signature brand in North America.

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A look from the new Citizens of Humanity knit line.

Fashion Features

Citizens Tries Hand At Knitwear

NEW YORK — Citizens of Humanity is moving beyond denim.

The Los Angeles-based jeans maker, which has been in business for less than a year, is launching a knitwear collection for spring retailing. The line includes tops in high-quality…

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Gadgets Rule the Schools

A study from market researcher NPD says teens and tweens are spending less on apparel and more on cell phones and other tech toys.

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Urban Passion

NEW YORK — “I am not a hip-hop photographer.”

Maybe not, but by the looks of his first book, photographer Ben Watts clearly admires urban style.

Born in England, the brother of actress Naomi Watts began his photography…

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A dress from FAL by Jef Grübb’s spring line.

Fashion Features

FAL Gets Into the Groove

FAL’s Jef Grübb’s pitching style.

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A spread from the debut Fresh Jive Propagandist.

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Fresh Jive Turns a Few Pages and Then Some

Fresh Jive gets into publishing.

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Fashion Features

Sidelines: Burton Signs Up New VP…Adidas Exec To Fila…Adidas Exec To Fila…Making Waves…Bounty For Beachgoers

Sidelines.

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The new Scoop store in Greenwich.

Fashion Features

They’ve Got the Scoop

How the independents do it: visits with Stefani Greenfield of Scoop and Louis Boston owner Debi Greenberg.

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The more contemporary look at Louis Boston.

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The New Regime at Louis Boston

BOSTON — “I’m proud of you for doing a print. It’s good to have one in your collection, even if the press ends up killing it,” Louis Boston owner Debi Greenberg tells Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Limoni’s Expansion Includes Stock Float … Body Shop in Black

MILAN — Spurred on by their plans to dominate the Italian market, perfumery chain Limoni last week announced it would enter the Italian stock exchange in under a year.

Limoni will float 40 percent of the company between September 2004 and…

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Fashion Features

Primedia Taps Kelly Conlin

Kelly Conlin, the former chief executive of the tech publisher IDG, will take over as ceo of Primedia, succeeding Tom Rogers.

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