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Bergdorf's New Take on Italian Style

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Little Impact From LF Woes Seen in Market

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Little Impact From LF Woes Seen in Market

NEW YORK — While the downfall of LF Brands has had a dramatic impact on its employees, it is not expected to create any seismic activity in the moderate sportswear market.

The $120 million LF Brands, which shut down operations Christmas…

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Retail

Kellwood Taps Wallace

NEW YORK — Kellwood Co., already a major Seventh Avenue deal maker, has beefed up its ability to assess acquisition targets and new business opportunities.

Sarah A. Wallace has been brought on board as vice president of strategic planning…

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Laura Bush greets Suzanne Farrell.

Fashion Features

D.C. Gets Its Own Dance

WASHINGTON — First intermission on opening night last month at the Kennedy Center for the Suzanne Farrell Ballet and the company’s much-celebrated artistic director is working it. Up in the President’s Box with First Lady Laura Bush…

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Joe's Jeans

Retail

Innovo’s Triple Play

The synergies behind Joe’s Jeans, Da-Nang and Yanuk.

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Fashion Features

Calif. Importers Face Tariff Hikes at Ports

California port tariffs on the rise.

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A selection of jewelry from Queenie Dhody's collection.

Fashion Features

Jewelry Fit for a Queenie

Queenie Dhody launches her jewelry collection; California port tariffs on the rise.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Taking A Walk?…Mary’s Moment

TAKING A WALK?: If the shoe doesn’t fit, don’t wear it. That seems to be the case for London-based shoe designer Patrick Cox and Charles Jourdan. Sources in Europe said Cox, who joined the French footwear and accessories firm…

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Model Samantha Jones, 1969.

Fashion Features

Photographer Francesco Scavullo, 82

NEW YORK — Francesco Scavullo, the legendary fashion photographer behind Cosmopolitan’s most iconic pictures, died Tuesday. He was 82.

Sean Byrnes, Scavullo’s life partner and the sittings editor on most of his work, said the…

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Fashion Features

Color Me Preppy

NEW YORK — Preppy isn’t all about plaids and khakis. For spring, designers are stretching the look from traditional pieces to those that are almost sex kittenish, but keeping the vivid shades. Here, from the doyenne of prep, Lilly…

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William Lauder

Beauty Features

Keeping It in the Family: Estée Lauder Cos. Taps William Lauder as CEO

The Estée Lauder Cos. will get a new ceo July 1 when William Lauder, 43, succeeds Fred Langhammer, who becomes chairman of global affairs.

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Beauty Features

Lauder Under Langhammer

NEW YORK — Fred Langhammer’s tenure as chief executive officer of Estée Lauder Cos. has seen historic highs as well as tough times.

Under Langhammer, Lauder breached the $5 billion annual sales barrier for the first time. At…

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Marjorie Raein

Fashion Features

Couture Expected to Fly Without a Hitch

Downplaying the risk of canceled trans-Atlantic flights, couture houses said they expect full attendance by clients and editors during Paris couture week.

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Retail

Importer Study Cites Free-Trade Benefits

WASHINGTON — Retailers and apparel importers went on the offensive Tuesday, reiterating their opposition to quotas and tariffs.

As the stakes get higher in the final year of apparel and textile trade restrained by quotas, trade…

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Beauty Features

Elizabeth Arden Plans to Offer $150M in Notes

NEW YORK — Elizabeth Arden Inc. said it plans to offer $150 million of its senior subordinated notes due 2014.

The deal is subject to market and other conditions.

The New York-based prestige fragrance and beauty products company…

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Financial

December Sales Aided by Upscale, Online Increases

NEW YORK — December was in many ways scarier than October for apparel retailers, but upscale, unique and online stores managed a very happy holiday nonetheless.

Retail analysts said there were some retailers who shined brighter than…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: More Winston Salons…Bogner Promotes…Boland Expands Role At McNaughton

  • MORE WINSTON SALONS: Harry Winston is adding two more salons later this year. The venerable Fifth Avenue jeweler will open a 1,000-square-foot salon at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and an 800-square-foot unit at the…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The Designers & Agents trade show in Tokyo will be held March 16-18. There were two sets of dates reported in the International Trade Shows calendar that ran Nov. 26, page 27, section II. In other updates, D&A Annex will take place Jan. 16-19 at the…

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Queen Noor

Other

Suzy

The holiday fanfare in Aspen, including who’s eating on top of Ajax, hanging at the Caribou and shopping all over.

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Discounters are seen winning the broadline battle over chains and department stores.

Financial

Broadline Stats: Discounters Gaining

NEW YORK — As the key to real estate is location, the cornerstone to broadline retailing over the past half-dozen years has been value.

In her annual compendium of statistics covering a wide sample of broadline retailers over the last six…

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