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Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

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

clock 6hLuisa Zargani

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Martin Greenfield Files Lawsuit Against Brooks Brothers

The tailor is seeking $1.9 million in damages, according to his attorney.

clock 14hJean E. Palmieri

Fashion

BFC, Google Team on Digital Fashion Educational Platform

The British Fashion Council has teamed with Google Arts & Culture on a digital educational platform to launch ahead of the Fashion Awards.

clock December 5, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Another Luxe Boom? Armani Figures Fuel Sector’s Optimism

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It's starting to sound like the good old days in the luxury sector.

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Short Exits LF Brands CEO Post

W. John Short, ceo of LF Brands, has stepped down. Chairman John Pomerantz will take his role as a successor is sought.

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Monday: Pacific Sunwear reports third-quarter earnings.

Tuesday: J.C .Penney Co., May Department Stores Co., TJX Cos. and Abercrombie & Fitch report third-quarter earnings.
Expo Textile, Milan (through…

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In Brief: Attention, Kmart Defendants…Pallot Promoted

  • ATTENTION, KMART DEFENDANTS: Federal prosecutors on Friday dropped their case against two former Kmart executives indicted on fraud charges after the government’s star witness fumbled on the stand during testimony. Enio Montini and…

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C.Z. Guest in 1962.

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Obituary: C.Z. Guest, Social Star and Style Icon

East Coast social leader and American style icon C.Z. Guest dies at 83 in Old Westbury, N.Y.

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Lingerie by Lejaby Rose.

Fashion Features

Intimate Nights

NEW YORK — “The thong was a killer. I want my agent to wear thongs from now on,” stated Regis Philbin, TV talk show host of “Live with Regis and Kelly.” Philbin was co-hosting a lingerie fashion show for the full-scale…

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Intimate Notes: Natori Names Priore…Sara Lee Taps Poleg…Gardner Joins Maidenform

NATORI NAMES PRIORE: Natori Co. has appointed Patrick Priore to the new post of director of merchandising, reporting to Jessica Mitchell, senior vice president of sales and brand development.

Priore was most recently director of…

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Fashion Features

Delta Galil Earnings Lower in Quarter

NEW YORK — A soft North American sales environment coupled with the company’s decision to reduce its customer load caused the earnings of Delta Galil Industries Ltd. to fall in the third quarter.

For the three months ended Sept. 30,…

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The legwear was displayed at Soxland against images of New York landmarks.

Fashion Features

Taking Fresh Spring Steps

Most makers feel sales of novelty hosiery have picked up in recent weeks and they’re hopeful that the trend will stay through spring

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The Dynamites from “Hairspray” performed.

Fashion Features

Broadway Sparkles at ACE

NEW YORK — The accessories set enjoyed some Broadway glitter last Monday when the Accessories Council hosted its seventh annual ACE Awards gala at Cipriani on 42nd Street.

That’s because this year’s special Accessories Council…

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Fashion Features

Lenscrafters Part of Federated Plan to Put Pep in Stores

NEW YORK — Federated Department Stores has started testing in-store Lenscrafters optical boutiques and selling American Greetings greeting cards, furthering its “reinvent” strategy geared to enliven its stores, make them easier to…

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Sundari Body Collection

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Beauty Beat: Sundari’s Body Collection Takes Ancient Approach

Sundari is launching a body line and collaborating with The Spa at Equinox for four new treatments; Shalini adds its first fragrance.

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Financial

Mossimo Net, Stock Drop

NEW YORK — Shares of Mossimo Inc. took a beating Friday, dropping nearly 12 percent after the company reported a 61 percent swoon in third-quarter net income.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, net income descended to $630,000, or 4…

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Fashion Features

Europe Watch: Broken Frames…Second and Third…Hitting Its Marks

BROKEN FRAMES: Airess, the French eyewear firm that holds licenses for John Galliano, Cacharel and Kenzo eyeglasses and sunglasses, has filed for the equivalent of Chapter 11 protection in France. The company, which most recently inked a deal…

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Financial

Sally Hansen Hampers Del Laboratories Profit

NEW YORK — Higher costs associated with its Sally Hansen products put a wrinkle in Del Laboratories’ third-quarter financial results.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the Uniondale, N.Y.-based cosmetics maker said profits slid…

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Grace Jones at the Song store party.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Liv And Learn…A Real Showman…Rock The Boat…

LIV AND LEARN: French fashion houses are relying on star power for their next ad campaigns. Actress Liv Tyler, who is already the face for Very Irresistible Givenchy fragrance, also will represent the French fashion house’s…

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Financial

Sale Hampers Hampshire Net

NEW YORK — Soft sales and weak margins depleted third-quarter profits at Hampshire Group Ltd., but the sale of a real estate subsidiary dropped the bottom line below the break-even point.

However, the divestiture also cleared the way for…

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Financial

Haggar Profits Surge in Quarter

NEW YORK — New products, improved women’s wear results and the sale of its headquarters translated into fourth-quarter earnings that more than doubled at Haggar Corp.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the Dallas-based apparel…

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Duke of Bavaria

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Awarding an Art-Mad Duke

WASHINGTON — For anyone impatient with those who still insist on arguing about the legality of the election three years ago of President George W. Bush instead of Al Gore, consider Prince Franz of Bavaria’s claim as the future King of…

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Georgina Brandolini in one of her own knits.

Fashion Features

The Casual Countess

NEW YORK — “People don’t dress up anymore,” Georgina Brandolini says in her no-nonsense manner. “I never dress up, anyway.” If today’s look — a leather Dolce & Gabbana jacket, striped button-down jeans…

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High Gloss

NEW YORK — Slipping into the season’s pajamas is like stepping into liquid. Easy, fluid satins colored in glamorous metallic tones strike a perfect bedtime balance. Here, from the spring Lyon, Mode City collections, Zedzz’s…

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Another Luxe Boom? Armani Figures Fuel Sector’s Optimism

Giorgio Armani added a few more numbers to the uptick in luxury Friday as his company showed profits rising around 7 percent for 2002.

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Fashion Features

Industry Continues Decline in Jobs

Even as the overall labor market strengthened, apparel and textile manufacturers shed another 3,600 seasonally adjusted jobs in October.

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A look from Pirelli's women's line.

Fashion Features

Taking a Style Spin: Pirelli Joins Fashion

Italian tire and cable giant Pirelli has shifted into high gear on the fashion circuit with urban sportswear and accessories called P Zero.

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