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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

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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Business

Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

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

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Orange Crush

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Orange Crush

NEW YORK — Sweetness isn’t everything, especially when it comes to lingerie. Designers are working flirty lace into bras, panties and camisoles for a look that’s both dulcet and daring. Here, Alberta Ferretti’s silk camisole…

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Cate Blanchett in a spring Donna Karan ad.

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Blanchett ‘Raw’ in New Karan Campaign

NEW YORK — “She’s seductive, she’s raw,” said Donna Karan, describing Cate Blanchett in the designer’s spring advertising campaign.

In her second season modeling for Karan’s Collection, the actress was…

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Financial

Apparel, Textiles Lost 93,400 Jobs in ’03

WASHINGTON — The downward spiral steepened for the domestic textile and apparel industries in 2003, slashing 93,400 jobs from payrolls in the year.

Staggering job losses have energized domestic textile producers, who have turned up the…

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Stefano Pilati backstage at Yves Saint Laurent.

Fashion Features

McQueen Said Still on for YSL, Group Approach Seen for Gucci

More rumors about Gucci, surrounding Alexander McQueen, Stefano Pilati and the possible sale of Boucheron.

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The desolate reception area on the second floor.

Retail

LF Employees Say Goodbye

NEW YORK — It was an emotional morning Friday, as the terminated employees of LF Brands drifted into 1412 Broadway here, packed up boxes and shopping bags with their Rolodexes, photographs, fabric swatches and Pantene color books, and hugged and…

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Monday: The Super Show/World of Sports Innovation, Orlando, Fla. (through Wednesday).
Intimate Apparel and Accessories Market Week, New York.

Tuesday: Future Cafe, New York (through Wednesday).
Printsource and Direction, New…

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Retail

In Brief: H&M All Wet

H&M ALL WET: A water main break in midtown Manhattan on Saturday caused water to gush out of the H&M store at 34th Street near Sixth Avenue and prompted the retailer to close down the unit for the weekend. A posting at the store…

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Financial

A Bullish Wal-Mart: Targeting New Countries, Smaller Formats

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart may not have designs on world domination, but it is pressing the accelerator for global growth and experimentation this year.

It’s happening even after a challenging 2003 marked by slowing comp-store gains,…

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Financial

Richemont Acquires Stake in Mimi So

Compagnie Financiere Richemont has added another gem to its crown, taking a stake in New York-based jewelry designer Mimi So.

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Financial

Decision Due Today In LVMH Lawsuit

PARIS — It’s judgment day for luxury giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and investment bank Morgan Stanley.

A judge at the commercial court here today is expected to deliver its ruling in the $128 million, or 100 million…

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Fashion Features

7th on Sixth Sets Fashion Schedule

NEW YORK — Seventh on Sixth confirmed the majority of its scheduling on Friday for the newly named Olympus Fashion Week taking place next month here,…

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Fashion Features

VF to Close Nautica Women’s

Nautica Jeans Co. plans to stop shipping women’s products after summer 2004 deliveries, a spokeswoman said Friday.

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Tommy Hilfiger

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S&P Downgrades Hilfiger USA Debt to ‘Junk’

The debt ratings for Tommy Hilfiger USA Inc. Friday were cut to junk status by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service.

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The second-season cast of “America's Next Top Model.”

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Banks’ Account

Tyra Banks balances the roles of model, mentor and TV show producer

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Fresh Start

Kenny Schachter’s life on the edge of chaos.

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Softly tailored black-and-white houndstooth cotton nightshirt by Cruz at Natori.

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Vendors Expect Unusually Active Buying

Because of strong holiday sell-throughs, makers hope retailers will leave hefty orders for transition and fall during market.

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Tights from the new Chinese Laundry line.

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Makers Reaching Full Stride

After years of struggle, legwear makers are approaching 2004 with renewed vigor as spring bookings have been healthy.

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Legbeat

  • BETSEY SOCKS: It’s shaping up to be a busy year for Betsey Johnson.

    After signing licensing deals for footwear and lingerie, the designer will launch a legwear collection for fall. New York-based Solo Licensing/Leg Watch…

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Businesses and consumers will generally find themselves able to obtain credit this year.

Financial

Pushing the Plastic: 2004 Should See Free Spending

NEW YORK — Against the specter of rising interest rates, one view seems certain: There will be no credit crunch this year.

That was the conclusion among several financial experts, who said that both businesses and consumers will generally…

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Fashion Features

Jones Taps Coté as CEO Of Moderate Sportswear

NEW YORK — Lynne Coté has been promoted to the position of group chief executive officer of women’s moderate sportswear at Jones Apparel Group.

Coté, who had been president of the women’s moderate sportswear group,…

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Fashion Features

Anchor Blue Gets Buyer, New President

Anchor Blue, the youth-oriented specialty chain previously known as Millers Outpost, has been acquired by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners.

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Media

Memo Pad: Sex And The City…More Of Us At Star

SEX AND THE CITY: They’re getting sex at the New York Times.

Last week, the not-so-gray lady’s newly installed metro editor Susan Edgerley announced to the staff that she was assigning reporter Mia Navarro to…

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Scarlett Johansson

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Menichetti Matters…Girl With The Diamond Necklace…Order Of The Day

MENICHETTI MATTERS: Not only is Roberto Menichetti preparing to launch his own collection for fall, he’s planning to launch it in New York. The Italian designer, formerly of Cerruti, Burberry Prorsum and Jil Sander, is expected to…

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Fashion Features

AMTAC Ads in S.C. Attack Bush Trade Plan

WASHINGTON — The billboards popping up in South Carolina in advance of the Feb. 3 Democratic primary there don’t endorse a candidate, but they underscore a thorny issue facing politicians this election season:…

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A selection of E.L.F. items.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: More for Your Dollar: Cosmetics for Less … CULLIN TO SYMRISE … IFF TAPS CAVALLARO

Justin Allen gets into the value cosmetics game; Appointments at Symrise and IFF.

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Todd Snyder Opens New York Flagship

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