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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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Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 13hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Business

Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

clock 13hKristi Ellis

Bad News by Voice Mail: LF Brands Shuts Down, Tells Workers by Phone

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After 56 years in business, LF Brands, formerly Leslie Fay Co., has apparently laid off all it workers and shut down its operations.

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Rosy Outlook

NEW YORK — Diana Vreeland once opined that pink is the navy blue of India. But this spring, she might have amended that to “Pink is the new black.” Shown on its own or as a flirty accent, it’s the anchor of the season’s…

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Bad News by Voice Mail: LF Brands Shuts Down, Tells Workers by Phone

After 56 years in business, LF Brands, formerly Leslie Fay Co., has apparently laid off all it workers and shut down its operations.

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CITA Sets China Quotas

The U.S. has taken the next step in the China trade dispute by requesting consultations and imposing quotas on three apparel categories.

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The new Louis Feraud-inspired scent.

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Beauty Beat: Sephora Explores Canada Units … A Scent Honoring Feraud

MONTREAL — The Sephora cosmetics chain is considering opening outlets in Canada based on the positive response to its e-commerce business that began fulfilling orders in Canadian dollars in October.

Few details are available, and a New…

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Some say Oxford Street has seen a traffic decline since the tax.

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Congestion Charge Dents London Retail

LONDON — Retailers here have faced more than their share of transport-related adversity this fall and winter, from President Bush’s traffic-stopping state visit to terrorism fears and threats of yet another subway strike.

On top of…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Witt To Sean John…May’s Mate…Done Deal

  • WITT TO SEAN JOHN: Paul Witt, director of advertising and communications for the Diesel Group, will join Sean John as director of marketing/communications. He takes over the duties handled by Dao Yi Chow, formerly marketing director,…

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Two new looks from Shanghai Tang.

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Shanghai Tang Expanding Tradition

Raphael le Masne de Chermont, executive chairman of Shanghai Tang, is refocusing the store’s image and expanding on a number of fronts.

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Anton Edelmann

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Little League

LONDON — For Anton Edelmann, the future of cooking is all about shrunken pleasures. The Savoy’s longtime chef — who jokes that he’s shortened many a man’s life with his rich dishes — says it’s time to scale…

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Faberge's "Colonnade" Egg.

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The Windsors’ Fabergé Feast

LONDON — New Year’s Day may be just around the corner, but at Buckingham Palace, they’re already celebrating Easter.

The Queen’s Gallery at the palace is showcasing some of the finest and most colorful works by the…

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Chinese factories are expected to take significant market share in 2005.

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W2W: What to Watch – Quota Countdown, Reinventing Invista, The Politics Of Trade, The Ross Factor

Countdown to 2005 and the end of quotas…The future of Invista…Tracking the trade pacts…Wilbur Ross makes his mark.

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Anne Klein is a big name for Herman Kay Bromley. An Oscar de la Renta coat in the Neiman Marcus catalogue.

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W2W: What to Watch – Do The Trade Show Shuffle, Suit Sayers, Designers Paint New Coats

Suit brands battle for career…Big names take over the outerwear scene…New York Fashion Council looks to solve the trade show saga.

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Tommy Jeans is preparing to unveil a major revision of its line for fall.

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W2W: What to Watch – Asserting Their Status, High Altitude, Levi’s Laments

Asserting Their Status

For much of the past couple of years, the excitement in the jeans business has focused on extremes.

Dozens of companies crowded into the rarefied high end of the market, selling jeans that retailed for $100…

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W2W: What to Watch – The Fall Of Martha Stewart, The Tough Go Shopping, Maturation Or Saturation?, The Primitivist Movement

Picking up after Martha…Trying to get Lucky…Sink or swim for the celebrity weeklies and lad magazines…Nothing slick about these mags.

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Asia Watch: Growth Sport…Port Proposal…Chinese Mills To Close…

GROWTH SPURT: The 10 economies of East Asia, excluding Japan, are expected to register growth of 6.7 percent as a whole in 2004, or a 0.8 percentage point higher than the 5.9 percent this year, spurred by the “continuing strong…

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