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Spring Retail Blossoms: Sales Rise Double Digits On Femininity and Color

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Retailers are reporting that spring selling is off to a robust start, with an abundance of color and ladylike looks leading the way.

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Girl Guide

NEW YORK — Spring’s feminine touches carried over to many of the fall runways. Details such as the ones shown here at Anna Sui — a vintage-inspired brooch, studded gloves, skinny belt and quilted velvet bag — illustrate some of…

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Chanel’s tweed jacket is a top seller this season at stores across the country.

Fashion Features

Spring Retail Blossoms: Sales Rise Double Digits On Femininity and Color

Retailers are reporting that spring selling is off to a robust start, with an abundance of color and ladylike looks leading the way.

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Polo-Jones Legal Battle Heating Up

A trial may be looming for Polo Ralph Lauren and Jones Apparel Group, as a judge has denied Polo’s request to dismiss claims against it by Jones.

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Trade Officials to Deliver Strong Message in Beijing

A group of U.S. textile executives, including Wilbur Ross, will accompany a U.S. trade delegation to China to discuss trade and job losses.

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Christian Dior’s new golf look.

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Fashion Scoops: You’ve Got Male … To the Fore … Olympic Walker ….

YOU’VE GOT MALE: After sending boys down the Chanel runway in tweed jackets earlier this month during Paris Fashion Week, Karl Lagerfeld has an encore planned. He’s booked a male model for Chanel’s fall advertising…

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Swiss Watch Sales See Significant Gains

After four straight months of declines, Swiss watch sales gained 9.6 percent to $644.8 million in February, an industry federation has disclosed.

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Wholesale Women’s Apparel Prices Flat in Jan.

Wholesale prices for domestically produced women’s apparel remained flat in January, the Labor Department said.

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Tommy Takes Show on the Road

NEW YORK — Tommy Hilfiger hit the road for his new H Hilfiger collection last week.

The designer was at Macy’s Herald Square flagship Thursday night to kick off the traveling fashion show for the women’s and men’s H…

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Laura Mercier’s Multi-Vitamin Serum

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Beauty Beat: L’Oréal Arrives at Heathrow … Cover Girl’s Lighter Side … Upwardly Mobile …

LONDON — L’Oréal Paris, the cosmetics and skin care brand, will open a freestanding boutique at Heathrow’s Terminal 4 — the airport’s showcase for high-end retail brands. L’Oréal Paris will open the…

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In Brief: Appealing Roxy … Jaeger to Float? …

APPEALING ROXY: Los Angeles-based Kymsta Corp. is appealing the Feb. 6 ruling from the trial against Quiksilver Inc. over the “Roxy” trademark. The judge found that the names Roxywear, made by Kymsta, and Roxy, owned by Huntington…

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Coming This Week

Monday: GlobalShop 2004, Las Vegas (through Wednesday).
New York holiday apparel market (through April 2).

Tuesday: Interstoff Asia, Hong Kong (through Thursday).

Thursday: Dallas Market Center fall I apparel and…

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Anna Maxwell Martin and the armored bears in “His Dark Materials.”

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`Materials’ Girl

Stage actress Anna Maxwell Martin discusses the yucky kissing scenes in her current play.

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Tattoo You

What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas, or so the saying goes.

But as Britney Spears knows, sometimes the things you do at the Palms, young Hollywood’s favorite hotel, casino and den of iniquity, can follow you home.

The…

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Lela Rose and Celerie Kemble

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Reality Check

Christie’s was a one-stop window-shopping paradise last week for Marisa Noel Brown, Celerie Kemble, Muffie Potter Aston, Blair Husain and Marjorie Raein, who, during the course of lunch, were able to survey shoes by Sergio Rossi, a fashion show…

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Cinema Etoile’s whimsical holiday baby doll.

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Fall-Holiday Hits: Whimsy and Luxe

The best-bookers for fall include fashion sleepwear and slinky daywear.

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“Intimate Apparel’s” Catherine Zuber and Lynn Nottage.

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Off-Broadway: Let’s Get Intimate

NEW YORK — If you think the off-Broadway play, “Intimate Apparel,” is all about lingerie, you’re in for a few surprises.

For playwright Lynn Nottage, her latest project is a haunting and deeply personal catharsis that…

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Kimora Lee Simmons

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Growing Baby Carats

Kimora Lee Simmons has burst onto the diamond scene in a big way with Baby Phat fine jewelry. Here’s an update.

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A Bittar Taste

NEW YORK — Alexis Bittar’s first sale as a retailer wasn’t as titillating an experience as he had expected it to be: Of all the whimsical and color-rich Lucite and semiprecious jewelry the designer offers in his new store at 465…

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Retailers Pare Down Debt

A WWD survey of a key debt ratio shows retail apparel firms to be relatively lightly leveraged, with average long-term debt ratios falling over last year.

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Companies increasingly experience high levels of sales to large retailers such as Target.

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Factoring in Concentration Issues

NEW YORK — A vendor or supplier that depends on a large portion of sales to one or two key retail customers is significantly increasing the level of risk for its business. Unfortunately, it is how retail is done today.

But there are…

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Inter Parfums Profits Up 33.7%

NEW YORK — New fragrances and prestige cosmetics helped propel Inter Parfums Inc. to major profit and sales gains in the fourth quarter and fiscal year.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, the New York-based beauty company said net…

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