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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 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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Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

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

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Tom Ford’s New Friend? Hear Arnault Calls As Gucci Staff Reels

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Sources say Bernard Arnault has already called Tom Ford to request a meeting in the wake of Ford's resignation from Gucci Group on Tuesday.

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MILAN — Itsy bitsy, teeny weeny isn’t just about flirting by the waves. It can be stylish, too. Sexy, racy looks were plentiful on the runway for spring, and it’s no wonder they came in the form of swimwear. Always with a touch of…

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Tom Ford’s New Friend? Hear Arnault Calls As Gucci Staff Reels

Sources say Bernard Arnault has already called Tom Ford to request a meeting in the wake of Ford’s resignation from Gucci Group on Tuesday.

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Fashion Scoop

BROOKE AND JONES: Jones Apparel Group has gone in for the big names. Brooke Shields, best known for her racy Calvin Klein ads, is the new face of the Jones New York Collection line. The firm already signed Claudia Schiffer for the…

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In Brief: Building Blass…Slow Fall…May’s Blushing Bride

  • BUILDING BLASS: The Fashion Institute of Technology hosted a black-tie gala Monday at the Waldorf-Astoria’s Starlight Roof to raise money to build the Bill Blass Center for Innovative Design. The school’s Educational…

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Retail Lifts Polo Net Again

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. posted a 4.4 percent gain in second-quarter net income, boosted by double-digit gains in domestic retail operations.

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David Dyer, Tommy Hilfiger Corp.

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Overseas Business Boosts Hilfiger Profit

European sales helped lift Tommy Hilfiger’s second-quarter net 6.1 percent to $64.7 million, or 71 cents a share, beating its guidance of 55 to 59 cents.

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Boss Woman Makes Money in Qtr.

BERLIN — Boss Woman finally has broken into the black.

Hugo Boss reported Wednesday that, as expected, its struggling women’s wear unit made money, generating $1.2 million in operating profits in the third quarter ended Sept. 30…

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Lady Amanda Harlech in Chanel with Karl Lagerfeld.

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Crosstown Traffic

Karl causes a traffic jam.

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Basil Twist with his puppets.

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Pulling Strings

Basil Twist and the power of puppetry as a dramatic medium.

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Denim Dish: Soap Studs

DKNY’s soap opera treat.

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Guess Inc. said comparable-store sales at its chain of stores rose 8.7 percent in October. Here, the San Francisco unit.

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Denim Dish: Guess Posts Comp Gain

Guess posts a comp-store gain.

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Denim Dish: G&L Bankruptcy Extended

A Manhattan bankruptcy court judge on Friday approved the extension of denim mill Galey & Lord Inc.’s debtor-in-possession financing package into the new year, according to court papers.

The move to extend through Feb. 15 the credit…

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Avondale Inc. said the last 12 months have been “extraordinarily difficult times for domestic manufacturers.”

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Denim Dish: Avondale Reports Loss

Blaming “extraordinarily difficult times for domestic manufacturers” and competition with foreign mills, denim producer Avondale Inc. reported a $7.7 million net loss for its fiscal year ended Aug. 29. That compares with a $100,000 loss a…

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A display matches belts, bags and shoes.

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Kmart’s Lisa Schultz: Primping the Product

BOSTON — Lisa Schultz, Kmart’s chief creative director and senior vice president, describes her new gig as “very entrepreneurial.”

“I’m not layering on too many rules before I understand how things…

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Denim Dish: Wrangler Heads Home

Wrangler is expanding with a licensed line of Wrangler Home products.

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Intricate Concepts, from left: Joseph Mbeh, Tarikh Commodore, Ray Wong and Ray Rios (Malcolm Davis, not pictured).

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Concepts Behind the Scenes

Intricate Concepts, a group of five young designers who work behind the scenes.

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A look from the new Eyeshadow intimates collection.

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Eyeshadow Gets Intimate

Eyeshadow launches skirts and intimates.

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Julianne Moore’s son captured this playful moment for Nuala.

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Striving for a Sharper Look Book

Unusual look-books.

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Eddie Bauer is sprucing up its styles.

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Eddie Bauer Steps Beyond the Great Outdoors

Eddie Bauer is trying another incarnation of its image, stressing an updated, rugged outdoor style.

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Sidelines: Out Of The Bronx…On Board At Russell…Fore Bobby Jones

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In The Cut

Nikki S. Lee goes to pieces.

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Esprit Scouting N.Y. Locations

NEW YORK — Esprit is prowling metropolitan New York for sites to relaunch a retail chain in the U.S. beginning next year.

According to Heinz Krogner, Esprit Holdings’ chief executive officer and chairman for Europe and ceo of Esprit…

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Tyte’s New Hire

Donna Lennox will join the Los Angeles-based Tyte as vice president of sales effective Dec. 1.

She will work with the company’s existing sales team, Billy Kolber, president of sales, and Steven Millman, vice president of West Coast sales….

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Original Penguin vice president Chris Kolbe in the new digs.

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The Return of An Original Penguin

NEW YORK — With hipsters scavenging for vintage and retro looks, it’s fitting that the Original Penguin by Munsingwear label is back — and with its first store to boot.

“The Fifties, Sixties and Seventies were Original…

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Calif. Judge Says Mervyn’s Accessible Enough

LOS ANGELES — A California judge ruled Tuesday that the Mervyn’s department store chain doesn’t have to expand its aisles to ease shopping for disabled customers.

Hayward, Calif.-based Mervyn’s, a unit of Target Corp.,…

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Higher Margins Drive Adidas-Salomon Profits Up

BERLIN — Better margins allowed Adidas-Salomon to report healthy third-quarter profit gains as net income increased 14.5 percent to $171.5 million, or $3.78 a share, from $149.8 million, or $3.30, a year ago.

Dollars have been converted…

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Commission Puts 17% Cap on Duties

The European Commission will cap at 17 percent the extra duties it will levy should the U.S. not repeal an export tax subsidy the WTO deems unfair.

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Memo Pad

NEW YORK — “Rosie O’Donnell shall hold the role of editorial director of the magazine with control over the editorial process and the editorial staff, subject only to the veto of the chief executive.”

This clause…

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Four looks from Adrover’s spring collection, including a special delivery from sponsor UPS.

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A View of Miguel’s World

Catching up with Miguel Adrover, who is back in business on his own, at his Manhattan loft.

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Streets of Dreams

The most expensive retail streets in the world, ranked by rent per square foot

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Beauty Beat: The Shiseido Group Sees Net Fall 33.6%

TOKYO — Higher costs combined with flat sales to lower first-half profits at The Shiseido Group.

The firm said that net income for the six months ended Sept. 30 dropped 33.6 percent to $60.2 million. Dollar figures have been converted…

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