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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

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Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

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Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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Silver Lining, Gray Clouds: Levi’s Improves but Outlook Gloomy

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Levi's is reporting a 9.7 percent first-quarter sales gain and a narrowed loss, but ceo Phil Marineau said he's swimming against the economic tide.

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Lane Bryant Returns to Manhattan

Lane Bryant is coming home back to Manhattan, where it got its start 100 years ago, with a store opening Thursday at 7 West 34th Street.

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Fred Leighton’s earrings will be auctioned at Madison Avenue’s block party.

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Madison Ave.’s Artsy Block Party

NEW YORK — Madison Avenue will be transformed into a 29-block-long art exhibit next month for the fifth annual “Madison Avenue: Where Fashion Meets Art” promotion, which is intended to strengthen ties between the retailers and their…

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Chanel Changes Succession Date

NEW YORK — Chanel Inc. has fast-tracked its executive succession by three months, saying on Tuesday that Maureen Chiquet, who was named president-elect last May, will officially become president and chief operating officer on Oct….

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Allen Schwartz and Armand Marciano

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Licensing the Driver at A.B.S.

Partners Allen Schwartz and Armand Marciano are forging a new era at A.B.S., with focus on more licensing and a broader distribution base.

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Op’s Web site will begin e-commerce on June 1.

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Op Enlists EFashion to Trawl for ’Net Sales

LOS ANGELES — Op is taking the plunge where most action sports brands have yet to dip.

Beginning June 1, the Irvine, Calif.-based company plans to add an e-commerce element to its Web site, op.com, featuring apparel, accessories and…

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West Watch: Round One Bebe … Special Award …

ROUND ONE BEBE: Bebe Stores Inc. on Tuesday said a California state court has denied Wet Seal Inc.’s request for a preliminary injunction against Bebe and its new chief executive, Greg Scott. In addition, the temporary restraining order…

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IMF Approves Loan Plan For Developing Countries

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund approved a loan program Tuesday to assist developing countries that may suffer economic upheaval due to trade liberalization such as the removal of apparel and textile quotas in 2005.

The IMF…

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Memo Pad: Detail-Oriented … Moss Moves …

DETAIL-ORIENTED: Condé Nast is counting on outgoing Details vice president and publisher Bill Wackermann to lend his Midas touch to Glamour, where he replaces Suzanne Grimes in that role.

Wackermann joined Details in…

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Mellow Yellow

NEW YORK — Look on the bright side. Designers are eschewing fall’s traditional earth tones in favor of lively colors in the form of flirty florals, fine-striped knits and bold paisley prints. Here, for example, C. Ronson’s silk,…

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Phil Marineau

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Silver Lining, Gray Clouds: Levi’s Improves but Outlook Gloomy

Levi’s is reporting a 9.7 percent first-quarter sales gain and a narrowed loss, but ceo Phil Marineau said he’s swimming against the economic tide.

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Red and gray striped tube top and banded brief from Choice Calvin Klein.

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Calvin Klein’s Teen ‘Choice’

Calvin Klein Underwear will expand for fall with the launch of Choice Calvin Klein aimed at the 14- to 22-year-old consumer.

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Armani is targeting the Far East for growth. Here, the Hong Kong flagship.

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Armani Net Up 14% Despite Sales Drop

Giorgio Armani on Tuesday released financial results showing a 14 percent jump in 2003 net profit and improving market conditions in the first quarter of this year.

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Retail Shares Hit Amid Market Fall On Rate-Rise Fear

Retail sales increased 1.8 percent in March, with clothing and accessory stores gaining 1.9 percent, the Commerce Department reported.

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In Brief: Flower Power … New at Mills … Screening the Cargo …

FLOWER POWER: The orchids are coming to town with the 24th Annual New York International Orchid Show, sponsored by Realities, a better sportswear collection from Liz Claiborne Inc. The show, which opens at Rockefeller Center today and runs…

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Correction

The Delphine suit Tuesday, was photographed at La Goulue. The location was incorrect in the caption.

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The princess diaries at the Met…A new ‘It’ girl, Eva Amurri…Good girl Lauren Bush and bad boy Colin Farrell.

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Beauty Beat: Jinger Heath Retires From BeautiControl … Leave It to Diva … Hines to Highlight FiFi’s …

DALLAS — Jinger Heath has retired as chairman at BeautiControl Inc., the $157 million direct-sales cosmetics company owned by Tupperware Corp.

Heath, who along with her husband, Richard Heath, founded BeautiControl 23 years ago, retired…

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Cotton Incorporated’s new ad campaign will break on TV tonight.

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New Message From Cotton

NEW YORK — Tonight, Cotton Incorporated bids farewell to “The Fabric of Our Lives,” which has been the tag line for its consumer advertising for 14 years.

On Tuesday, executives from Cotton Inc. and its new ad agency, DDB…

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Strong Retail Sales Performance for Apparel and Accessories in March

WASHINGTON — Retail sales continued at a strong clip in March, increasing 1.8 percent against February, with clothing and accessory stores posting an impressive 1.9 percent gain, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

Compared with…

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A camisole made of men’s silk tie fabric with velvet trim.

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Alexander Julian’s Latest Vintage

Alexander Julian is trying his hand at women’s again with Alexander Julian Private Reserve, a line of better-priced blouses launching for fall.

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U.S. Seeks China Access, Quota Deal Not in Picture

A senior Commerce Department official said a broader textile and apparel quota agreement with China has been ruled out.

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Missy Elliott with Michael Michalsky of Adidas and Hot 97 radio host Angie Martinez.

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Missy Elliott: Respect From Adidas

Missy Elliott braved the rain Tuesday to rap about Respect M.E., her new fashion line produced with Adidas.

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This handwoven textile by Maggie Orth changes color and pattern over time.

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If We Can Build It, Will They Wear It?

NEW YORK — Right now, the look on the runways is more high housewife than high tech, but don’t let that fool you: Technology is an increasingly important influence in fashion design. Maybe that’s what Muccia Prada was thinking when…

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Liz Looks Beyond the Core

While sales of its signature line have dipped, Liz Claiborne Inc. has a broad foundation of brands in which to build.

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Toronto-based Eventscape produced fitting room “cocoons” for Miss Sixty. Here, a store in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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Sixties Style Sweeps Through Interior Design

Retailers attending GlobalShop 2004 were interested in sweeping away product-packed stores in favor of minimalist interiors.

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Shopping the show.

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Fashion Industry Gallery Draws Strong Traffic for Early Fall Show

DALLAS — Showrooms reported brisk traffic at Fashion Industry Gallery’s early fall market here, which ran March 25-29.

“January attendance exceeded our expectations and March did better than January,” said Gavin Smith,…

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