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Another Season Arrives And Designers Bemoan Fashion?s Bipolar Blues

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Overview

It seems lately that fashion designers are happy one minute and miserable the next, but that?s just the tip of the iceberg in their mental disorders.

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Channeling Norman Norrell

Remember that line from “Field of Dreams” that went: “If you build it, they will come?” Well, judging by the crowd at Norman Norell New York’s Thursday night show, that’s what happened. It was a 10-exit collection…

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Summer Dash

While the fashion flock gets itself geared up for fall, the good folks at Banana Republic and Gap want to bask in the warmth of the summer sun. In separate presentations, both proved that their recent decisions to focus on design-driven…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: The Latest In Translation…Shady Characters…

THE LATEST IN TRANSLATION: Could red-hot filmmaker Sofia Coppola be trading preppy sportswear for powdered wigs? According to sources in Paris, the Oscar-nominated director of “Lost in Translation” is plotting to do her next…

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People With the Pencils

Retailers speak out about what they’ll buy and what they’ll wear to the shows this week.

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Front and Center

Here we go with another season of the expected front-row brouhaha. Who’s coming, who’s not, who promised to come but won’t, who wants to go but can’t get in. It’s a public relations nightmare — especially since…

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New York Minutes

MUSIC MAKERS
Beyond the runways, a smattering of musical acts should also provide fashionable entertainment this week, beginning with Cat Power’s — aka Chan Marshall’s — gigs around town. Marshall’s haunting…

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Designer and Luxury

Another Season Arrives And Designers Bemoan Fashion’s Bipolar Blues

It seems lately that fashion designers are happy one minute and miserable the next, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg in their mental disorders.

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Fashion Features

By the Numbers

Number of New York City daily papers, including WWD, with on-site staff covering the shows:7 (also the Times, Post, Daily News, Sun, Newsday and newbie amNew York.)

Number of student newspapers covering the shows: 1 (the Indiana…

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Fashion Features

CKI Reschedules Show Time, Putting Out Other Designers

NEW YORK — Calvin Klein Inc. set the fashion calendar in a scramble on Friday when its designer made the decision to move its runway show from Tuesday evening to Thursday at 4 p.m. — without mentioning it to the designer who had already…

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Fashion Features

Calendar: Saturday and Sunday’s Shows

All listings are current as of press time. Attendees are urged to confirm times and locations.*

SATURDAY, FEB. 9
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Hanuk, 77 White Street.
Noon: Dimmer/D’VRSI, Mao Space at Atlas, 66 West 38th…

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Fashion Forecast

NEW YORK — Fashion editors and buyers will not be cowed by the weather. Like the postman, neither rain, sleet, hail or snow — or all four combined — would ever stop them from teetering into Bryant Park for a show. Yet the weather…

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First In Show

Every season boasts its newcomers and this season’s runway rookies range from former circus performers to a chic mogul wife.

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Fashion Features

Beauty’s Trickle-Down Theory

Beauty experts say it takes at least six months for the ultrahip, and up to a year for the masses, before runway beauty trends reach Jane Q. Public.

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Fashion Features

It’s In The Bag

Let’s not kid ourselves — fashion week is as much about the new looks on view in the front row as it is about the runways.

In fashion’s equivalent of the red carpet, an editor who manages to get her hands on a much-touted but…

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Fashion Features

Beyond the Boot

Their boots have been on every girl’s feet this winter, and now Ugg Australia is ready to break out its first collection of handbags.

Deckers Outdoor Corp., Ugg’s parent, teamed with Springfield, N.J.-based handbags firm Jacobs and…

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A Fresh Crop

NEW YORK — This is only his second collection for the revived Perry Ellis label, but Patrick Robinson got his formula for the house just right. The essence of Ellis was always freshness and playfulness, and Robinson managed to embody those…

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Fashion Features

The View From Abroad

Virginie Mouzat, fashion critic at Paris’ Le Figaro:
First things first: “Go to the Mercer for a tea. You see everyone. It’s like reading a magazine; you get all of the information about what’s going on in an…

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Fashion Features

The Kids Stay in the Picture

Fashion’s next generation: the kids of Donna Karan, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren are making their mark.

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Fashion Features

John Varvatos: Opportunity Knocks

For a mellow designer like John Varvatos, who’s used to swimming in the smaller men’s wear pond, the larger women’s ocean might seem daunting.

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Fashion Features

Birth of a Notion

A diversity of designers talk about the sometimes-unusual, often-amusing roots of their fall collections.

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Fashion Features

Who’s That Girl?

While these girls may not have the stature of Naomi or Kate just yet, there is a next generation of catwalkers who are in demand this season.

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More from New York

“Mary Poppins.” — Arlequin

“An Austro-Turkish aristocrat vacationing in St. Moritz.” — Atil Kutoglu

“This collection is about movement through time and place, the passage of time….

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Fashion Features

Queer Eye for Fashion Week

When 7th on Sixth organizers took a look through an Olympus lens, they knew it was time for a little help in the form of “Queer Eye” Thom Filicia.

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Fashion Features

Walking on the Wild West Side

The rough-and-tumble area of Manhattan’s West Side called Hell’s Kitchen has seen quaint boutiques and cafes taking root amid the squalor.

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Punks, Fifties Cuties and Pretty Girls – Perry Ellis, Kenneth Cole, Valentino R.E.D., Habitual and GenArt

As the New York fall collections got under way, designers were creating collections inspired by everything from the heyday of the sock hop to the glory days of the Sex Pistols, with plenty in between.

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