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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

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Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

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Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

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New Textile Behemoth: Ross Forms $900M ITG, Poised to Take On China

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Wilbur L. Ross' second conglomerate was born Wednesday with the merger of Burlington Industries and Cone Mills into International Textile Group.

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Fit ’n’ Flare

NEW YORK — The look Narciso Rodriguez’s customers like is bold, stark and pulled-together. And he continued in that vein for fall, often accentuating the seams of his pieces, as he did with his hyper-tailored,…

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Wilbur Ross

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New Textile Behemoth: Ross Forms $900M ITG, Poised to Take On China

Wilbur L. Ross’ second conglomerate was born Wednesday with the merger of Burlington Industries and Cone Mills into International Textile Group.

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Armani has featured hosiery on the runway in the past.

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Armani and Wolford In Hosiery License

MILAN — In the latest step to diversify his product offering, Giorgio Armani has signed a licensing agreement with Austrian manufacturer Wolford AG for a line of hosiery and bodysuits, due to bow for fall.

“Although we have had a…

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Retail Apparel Prices Deflated in February

Retail prices for women’s apparel fell a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent in February against January, as retailers continued to feel the price squeeze.

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Maidenform, Ares Sign Acquisition Deal

Maidenform Inc. signed a definitive agreement Wednesday to be acquired by Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund.

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Autogrill’s Tondato Da Ruos Denies PPR Talks

MILAN — Autogrill chief executive Gianmario Tondato Da Ruos has denied that Pinault-Printemps-Redoute has approached him as a candidate to replace Domenico De Sole as the chief executive of Gucci Group.

Tondato said although he is…

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Zac Posen with his dress.

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A Dress Rehearsal at Bloomingdale’s

NEW YORK — Winter might not be ready to give up its hold on New York, but Bloomingdale’s pushed the season along a bit by unveiling its “Dress for Spring” campaign on Tuesday night in the midst of a sticky snow…

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The building slated to become a new Comme des Garçons retail concept.

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Kawakubo to Open A London Market

Hot on the heels of her new Comme des Garçons guerrilla stores, Rei Kawakubo is about to make more retail waves.

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In Brief: China Opens Doors to Retail … Gen Art Gems … Rating Saks …

CHINA OPENS DOORS TO RETAIL: After wavering on the issue for several months, China’s government finally set a date — Dec. 11 — to ease restrictions on foreign investors of the country’s retail sector, the China…

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Natalie Dessay

People

Natalie Soprano

The long road back for Natalie Dessay.

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Shirley Henderson in “Intermission.”

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Irish Rogue

NEW YORK — Irish playwright Mark O’Rowe is the first to admit that his interest in screenwriting was purely financial. While he was working on “Howie the Rookie,” a dark pair of interrelated monologues about a brawl between pub…

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People

Chic of the Week: Tres Jolie

TRES JOLIE: Abandoning her usual covered-up look, Angelina Jolie slipped into a Celine minidress and gold Michael Kors stilettos for the “Taking Lives” premiere Tuesday night at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Still,…

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The Fresh Body Market products.

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Beauty Beat: You Are What You Eat

The Bakery, a line of bath and body products and candles, will debut in April at Henri Bendel.

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Ted Shumeyko

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Obituary: Theodor V. Shumeyko, 82

NEW YORK — Theodor V. Shumeyko, a public relations man remembered for everything from building a miniature textile mill on Sixth Avenue to sending a reporter a toilet seat in recognition of a story, died Tuesday at The Valley Hospital in…

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New Yorker Leads Mag Award Nominations

NEW YORK — The New Yorker once again led the field in the race for the 39th annual National Magazine Awards with 11 nominations, including one for general excellence in magazines with circulation of 500,000 to 1 million.

Trailing The New…

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John M. Genovese, on the Queens Center construction site.

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Queens Center’s King-Sized Overhaul

The Queens Center, among the nation’s most productive malls, is close to unveiling a $275 million overhaul and expansion.

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This jacket from Tommy Bahama — which included a trip to Belize and a case of wine — brought in a $23,000 bid.

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Denim Dish: DIFFA’s Delight … Seize the Jeans … Mood Indigo … A Jean With No Name

DIFFA’s Delight

Feathers, sequins, paint and high drama took 150 denim jackets way beyond basic at the 15th annual DIFFA Dallas runway fashion show and auction.

Held Saturday night at Dallas’ International Apparel…

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Love…Ady Signs In

New contemporary lines from Ady Gluck-Frankel.

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Magill Breaks Out With Wyeth

LOS ANGELES — Todd Magill’s days of wine and roses — or the fashion equivalent of assistants and stock options — are a mere memory.

For the former head designer at Mossimo Inc., his newest venture fulfills a lifelong…

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Coolwear Scratches for “Catwoman”

NEW YORK — Coolwear has gone to the cats.

While Warner Bros. Pictures is preparing for its big summer movie, “Catwoman,” to hit theaters in June, Coolwear has prepared a line of junior knits to support the film. Warner Bros….

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Athletic Art Comes in Many Forms

From fine art to film, popular culture is having a love affair with athleticism.

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Cha-Cha Into Retail

NEW YORK — Brazilian swimwear firm Rosa Cha now has a home in the U.S. to display its full range of sultry suits and bright-colored cover-ups.

The company’s first U.S. store, an 800-square-foot boutique, recently opened on a busy…

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Style.com Hits: Milan and Paris designer collections ranked by the number of page views

The 20 European designers with the most page views on Style.com in the first nine days their collections were posted on the site.

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A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

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The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

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