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Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

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Inside Jonathan Anderson's Loewe's Spring Collection

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

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Bottega Veneta Names Claus Dietrich New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

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P. Diddy’s Latest Act: Sean John, Zac Posen To Form Joint Venture

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Sean John Clothing and Zac Posen are expected to announce they are forming a joint venture to become equal partners in Posen's business.

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The first supercenter store in Japan, owned by Seiyu.

Fashion Features

Asia Watch: Super Pilot … Expanding Coach … Magli’s New Look …

SUPER PILOT: Seiyu Ltd., which has Wal-Mart as its largest shareholder, has opened the first supercenter store in Japan, in Namazu, southwest of Yokohama. The one-story supermarket, modeled after the ones operated by Wal-Mart in the U.S.,…

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Wilsons Negotiates Stock Deal

NEW YORK — Wilsons The Leather Experts Inc. is negotiating the terms of a proposed agreement that would allow it to raise $35 million in exchange for a 49 percent equity stake in the company.

Under the proposal, Wilsons would issue 3,500…

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Martha Scudder celebrates her 92nd birthday.

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Obituary: Bloomingdale’s Exec Martha Scudder, 92

NEW YORK — Martha Scudder, a top Bloomingdale’s human resources executive who in the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies recruited and nurtured much of the talent that shaped the store’s growth, died Sunday in Minneapolis, according to a…

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H&M’s Summer Style

Hennes & Mauritz is taking it to the beach for a spring fling with its customers.

Ipanema — as in the girl from, in Rio de Janeiro — is the inspiration for a marketing salvo slated to launch May 14. Photographed on Ipanema Beach by…

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Fashion Scoops: Olive & Bettes Do Bleecker

OLIVE & BETTES DO BLEECKER: The retail space at 384 Bleecker Street is a power location, opposite Marc Jacobs and Ralph Lauren, so lucky is the tenant that leases the 1,100-square-foot space. According to Christopher Owles, a broker at…

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Going Banana

NEW YORK — Banana Republic’s gone fashion-y. And that’s just one of the moves Gap Inc. has initiated in the past few seasons in an aggressive push to refresh its brands’ places in the market. The Gap line has gone back to its…

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Zac Posen

Fashion Features

P. Diddy’s Latest Act: Sean John, Zac Posen To Form Joint Venture

Sean John Clothing and Zac Posen are expected to announce they are forming a joint venture to become equal partners in Posen’s business.

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Isaac Mizrahi

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Mizrahi Returns to Runway With Blend of High and Low

Isaac Mizrahi is planning his first fashion show in six years that will combine looks from his custom collection and his line for Target stores.

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In Brief: Maxwell Shoe Said … Polo’s Baby Buyback … Everlast Adds …

MAXWELL SHOE SAID: Maxwell Shoe Co. said on Monday regarding the Jones Apparel Group Inc. tender offer, “With less than 2 percent of Maxwell Shoe Co.’s outstanding shares tendered into Jones’ offer, our stockholders have sent…

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Correction

James Adamson is no longer chief executive officer of Kmart. His status with the company was incorrect in a brief on Monday.

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Moulin Places Bid For Cole National

Moulin International Holdings launched an unsolicited, $450 million bid for Cole National Group Inc.

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Omega Picks Rodeo For First Store in U.S.

Omega, the Swiss watch company and timekeeper of the Olympics, plans to open its first U.S. store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, sources said.

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Harry Winston expects to open 10 to 15 more stores in the U.S. and Asia by the end of the year.

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Burberry’s O’Neill to Join Harry Winston

Thomas J. O’Neill will step down as president worldwide of Burberry on July 1 to become ceo of venerable jeweler Harry Winston.

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Memo Pad: Times Takes Two … Self Shuffle … A Reel Love Story …

TIMES TAKES TWO: The Gray Lady is getting more than her roots done. In August, the paper plans to spruce up its fashion and design-related magazines with a more comprehensive look. Instead of publishing Fashions of The Times, Style &…

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Anna Paquin

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Paquin’s Passion

Actress Anna Paquin talks about living in New York and her new play, “The Distance From Here.

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Helen Gurley Brown

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What’s New, Pussycat?

NEW YORK — Helen Gurley Brown is famous for her unique brand of “you-can-have-it-all-and-then-some” feminism, but this modern woman has a very old-fashioned hobby: writing letters. In her new book, “Dear Pussycat: Mash Notes…

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Gap’s cotton corduroy blazer, cotton top and cotton jeans.

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Gap, Banana: The Big Makeover

After 18 months of redefining and refocusing Gap Inc.’s brands, ceo Paul Pressler has jump-started a company-wide renaissance.

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One of William Calvert’s designs for Perry Ellis.

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Some Fresh Coats for Fall

NEW YORK — Three well-established brands are jumping into the already crowded designer-driven coat business just in time for what many expect to be a busy fall season.

Designer William Calvert has put the finishing touches on Perry Ellis…

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Fashion Features

Market Basket: Back to School … New Dorby Team … Uniform Behavior …

BACK TO SCHOOL: Following in the steps of Issey Miyake and Rei Kawakubo, Yeohlee will be the next designer to take the lecturn at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. She will be on campus Friday to discuss her work and how it…

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Flame-retardant polyester was shown at Filatura Marchi.

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Filo/NexTex Spins High Tech Yarns

MILAN — Fashion and research were the focus at the recent edition of Filo/NexTex, a yarn, fabric and protective-clothing trade fair.

Spinners from the Biella and Prato textile districts, whose yarns are destined for the high-end apparel…

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The California Market Center will host the Los Angeles International Textile Show next week.

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L.A. Vendors Warn of Price Hikes

LOS ANGELES — As vendors get ready for next week’s Los Angeles International Textile Show, some are preparing to deliver buyers unwelcome news: The continued weakness of the dollar compared with the euro and the high price of cotton are…

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Swatches: Unifi Elevates Parke … Tech Talk …

UNIFI ELEVATES PARKE: Unifi Inc. plans to appoint president and chief executive officer Brian Parke to the additional post of chairman on Thursday. He succeeds non-executive chairman Donald F. Orr, who will remain on the company’s board….

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An AVID print.

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AVID Fans of Print Trends

LOS ANGELES — The print craze of recent years has helped Robert Davis to build AVID Ink into a booming business.

Davis is chief executive officer of the Corona, Calif.-based company, which specializes in sublimation printing, a technology…

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Pout’s latest offering.

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Beauty Beat: Knickerbocker: Randy and Ready for U.S. … Revlon to Buy Back Notes … Kanebo to Clean Up Its Act …

LONDON — With its new Knickerbocker Glory collection flashing naughty names of shades like Suck My Candy, Tantric and Randy Sandy, it would appear that Pout is ready for a summer fling. And the British beauty brand, which was launched in June…

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Following in Field’s Footsteps? Dillard’s Could Hit Block Next

NEW YORK — Dillard’s Inc. could be next in line for acquisition now that Target Corp. has put Marshall Field’s up for sale, said A.G. Edwards & Sons analyst Robert Buchanan on Monday.

“Whoever doesn’t buy Marshall…

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Gap Agrees to Support Unionized El Salvador Garment Workers

NEW YORK — UNITE and Gap Inc. reached a truce on Monday.

The union and the San Francisco retailer said they were working together to support an effort by El Salvadoran garment workers to open a unionized apparel factory called Just…

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Fashion Features

ILO Report Reveals Improved Cambodian Work Conditions

GENEVA — A recent review of 62 Cambodian garment factories by International Labor Organization monitors found no evidence of forced labor and concluded the industry has made solid progress in improving working conditions.

But the ILO…

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