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Fashion Crowd Raises Record Amount at amfAR Gala

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Dita Von Teese and Lottie Moss were among the evening's guests at the 2016 amfAR gala at Milan Fashion Week.

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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

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Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

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Post-Thanksgiving Tally: Holiday Shopping Liftoff Fuels 4th-Qtr. Optimism

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Retailers said the holiday season is off to a good start and are sticking to predictions for low- to mid-single digit gains.

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American Dreams

The Sheridans reveal their New York connection.

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People

Group Therapy

Making a multifunction cultural space of a British hospital.

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People

Master Max

Meet young master Max Pirkis.

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Fashion Features

It’s Time for Shine to Return

The sparkle should return, as executives feel the economy is on the mend and consumers seem ready to buy luxury again.

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New Facets for the Diamond Industry

NEW YORK — The diamond industry is in the midst of tremendous change as manufacturers of all stripes look to brand themselves and the De Beers Group loses its firm grip on the world’s diamond supply.

This was the focus of two recent…

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A Rising Tide for a Crowded Pool

Citing an improved economic climate and salable trends, a number of firms project double-digit sales growth in 2004.

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Fashion Features

Furla Unfurls Manhattan Flagship

NEW YORK — Furla is embarking on a fresh creative direction and it’s starting with its new store on Madison Avenue here.

The Italian accessories company has just opened a sleek and airy 2,500-square-foot flagship on Madison and East…

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Steps to Trigger the Cycle

Many makers anticipate a stronger-than-usual holiday, but say they have a lot to do to turn this fall’s boomlet into a real cycle next year.

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Fashion Features

Measuring The Market

Total intimate apparel business in the U.S. for the 12 months ended October 2003.

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Fashion Features

Europe Watch: Blue Christmas…Light Bright…Singh’s Christmas Break…

BLUE CHRISTMAS: There will be fewer gifts under European Christmas trees this year, according to a study by the Deloitte & Touche consulting firm in Paris. Holiday spending is expected to be weakest in France, where those polled said they would…

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Fashion Features

ATMI Pushes Repeal Effort

WASHINGTON — A congressional effort to repeal a U.S. export subsidy and stave off retaliatory tariffs from the European Union starting Jan. 1 has gained a key backer: the American Textile Manufacturers Institute.

But additional support…

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Fashion Features

LV Backing ’07 America’s Cup

Louis Vuitton said it would become principal sponsor of the next America’s Cup, to be held in Valencia, Spain, in 2007.

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Fashion Features

Armani to Keynote IHT Parley

NEW YORK — Giorgio Armani will deliver the opening address at the International Herald Tribune’s third annual fashion and luxury conference titled “Fashion 2003: Luxury in a Cool Climate” Dec. 4 at the Four Seasons Hotel George…

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Fashion Features

China Quotas Challenge Lingerie Firms

Makers face what most see as the biggest challenge of the past decade: the U.S. plan to cap Chinese imports of certain categories.

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Marjorie Schlesinger Deane, Tobe Head, 80

NEW YORK — Marjorie Schlesinger Deane, chairman of weekly merchandising publication and consulting service The Tobe Report, died on Saturday of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 80.

In Deane’s 60 years in the…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Ames Stevens, Textile Executive, 74

NEW YORK —?Ames Stevens, a retired textile executive from Gloucester, Mass., died Saturday on his way home from a football game. He was 74.

According to his son, who is also named Ames Stevens, the cause of death was heart…

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Fashion Features

Coldwater Creek Net Up 16%

NEW YORK — Led by strength in its retail stores, Coldwater Creek Inc. posted healthy bottom- and top-line gains in the third quarter.

For the three months ended Nov. 1, the Sandpoint, Idaho-based multichannel retailer said net earnings…

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Financial

Strong Quarter for Ross, As Stein Mart Loss Grows

A healthy back-to-school season helped lift Ross Stores to double-digit increases in sales and earnings in the third quarter.

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Fashion Features

The Match Game

NEW YORK — When it comes to coordinating outfits, there’s nobody quite like Barbie. And this season, designers are following the lead of the iconic, 11 1/2-inch fashion doll, blurring the lines that usually divide accessories and clothes….

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Financial

Post-Thanksgiving Tally: Holiday Shopping Liftoff Fuels 4th-Qtr. Optimism

Retailers said the holiday season is off to a good start and are sticking to predictions for low- to mid-single digit gains.

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Fashion Features

Morgan Stanley ‘Cautious’ About Luxe

Adding a skeptical voice to rumblings of a near- to midterm luxury rebound, Morgan Stanley has lowered its view on the sector to “cautious.”

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Fashion Features

Fed: Economy Improving

The Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report, issued Wednesday, added another sign that the economy is back in the pink.

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Fashion Features

Tom Burns Back as SVP At Doneger

NEW YORK — In two top management changes at The Doneger Group, Tom Burns has returned as senior vice president and Kathy Bradley-Riley has been promoted to senior vice president of merchandising.

Once again, Burns reports to Abbey Doneger,…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: New Shoes For Gucci…Short Break

  • NEW SHOES FOR GUCCI: As the fashion world continues to ponder the future of Gucci sans president and chief executive Domenico De Sole and creative director Tom Ford, the Italian luxury goods giant is bolstering its manufacturing base…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: L&T Flagship Houses Nars Counter … New Maybelline Exec … Kao Sales Rise, Profits Drop

NEW YORK — Nars has launched its first separate counter in the U.S. at Lord & Taylor’s Fifth Avenue flagship here. The counter claims 154 square feet of prime real estate at the front of the store leading into the beauty department, which…

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Fashion Features

Mining Company to Buy Winston

NEW YORK — Harry Winston seems to have found a buyer at last.

In a brief interview with WWD, Ronald Winston confirmed the impending sale of his family’s company, saying, “It’s a great opportunity.”

According…

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Fashion Features

Nordstrom Family Group to Sell Shares

NEW YORK — Upscale department store operator Nordstrom Inc. said a Nordstrom family shareholder group will register with the Security and Exchange Commission to sell up to 5.4 million shares of Nordstrom common stock.

Elmer and Katharine…

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Monday: Chicago Fabric & Trim Show (through Tuesday).
Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show, New York (through Tuesday).

Tuesday: Chico’s FAS and Movado report third-quarter earnings.

Wednesday: Neiman Marcus Group…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: More Human Than Human…Made In Manhattan…Doodling Do-Gooders…

MORE HUMAN THAN HUMAN: What is it about Nicole Kidman that wins her Oscars and a spot on Tom Ford’s arm? Beauty? Talent? Her utter lack of empathy? The latter caught Lars von Trier’s eye. That quality led the…

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Fashion Features

Charron Nets $2M in Stock Options

NEW YORK — Paul Charron, chairman and chief executive officer of Liz Claiborne Inc., netted more than $2 million from stock options last week.

According to a Form 4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission last Wednesday, Charron…

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