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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

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Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

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Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

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Armani’s China Tour: New Shanghai Flagship Ignites Expansion Drive

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Giorgio Armani and his entourage landed in China to celebrate the opening last Saturday of the designer's first store in Shanghai.

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Sunset Style

LAS VEGAS — Call it cocktail chic, the Copacabana way. Fall is full of sleek party dresses perfect for lounging at

a bar or combing the beach. Here, for example, the silk chiffon dress from Laundry by Shelli Segal, photographed

at…

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Armani’s China Tour: New Shanghai Flagship Ignites Expansion Drive

Giorgio Armani and his entourage landed in China to celebrate the opening last Saturday of the designer’s first store in Shanghai.

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Fashion Features

Cost Cuts Seen For Gucci

Careful cost-cutting is likely to be among the first fashion statements made by Gucci Group’s new chief executive officer, according to analysts.

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Fashion Features

PPR Sales Drop in Quarter

Pinault-Printemps-Redoute, the French retailer that controls Gucci Group, reported an 8.6 percent drop in first-quarter sales, with strong core growth.

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Fashion Features

J.C. Penney Outlines Turnaround Strategy

Penney’s executives outlined their strengthening turnaround strategy before a crowd of Wall Street analysts Tuesday.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Maxwell Said … Entertaining Better Offers … Web Fabrics …

MAXWELL SAID: Maxwell Shoe Co. said Tuesday that Jones Apparel Group Inc. and its subsidiary MSC Acquisition Corp. have withdrawn the majority of its claims from a lawsuit filed in a Delaware Chancery Court against the footwear firm that arose…

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Combs Hopes to Score Hit With Posen

Sean Combs and Zac Posen confirmed they have formed a joint venture, with Sean John Clothing an equal partner in Posen’s Outspoke LLC.

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Fashion Features

Surging Coach Posts 83% Net Gain in Qtr.

Benefiting from a consumer appetite for luxury goods, Coach posted double-digit gains in third-quarter sales and earnings.

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A Linda Bruckheimer bash at Elaine’s…Trading up with Rachel Hunter…Beyoncé gets invited to Buckingham Palace.

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Fashion Features

Labor Department Sets New Rules For Overtime Pay

Retailers hailed the Labor Department’s revised overtime rules, while organized labor denounced them as harmful to workers.

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Fashion Features

Bloomingdale’s Workers March for More

Some 100 employees from Bloomingdale’s Manhattan flagship took to the streets to call for better pay and benefits in their new union contract.

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Fashion Features

Moderate Under Analysis

NEW YORK — As department stores fall increasingly in love with better, moderate sportswear is developing an identity crisis.

Names such as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein have captured much of the spotlight as they roll out better-priced…

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Marketing and Promotion

Fashion Rx: Emotional Rescue

NEW YORK — Consumers identify with brands largely through emotion, said Saatchi & Saatchi chief executive officer worldwide Kevin Roberts.

As a result, it isn’t easy to save a brand from becoming irrelevant in consumers’…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Wella Battles Gucci in Licensing Dispute … Sui’s Limited-Edition Scent Series … HDS Cited for Inner-City Growth …

BERLIN — Has Gucci found a loophole in its long-term fragrance license with Wella?

According to Gucci Group, the license with Wella for the production of fragrances and cosmetics lapsed on Nov. 30, 2003, because Wella did not renew the…

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Fashion Features

Colette, Kawakubo Set Retail Partnership

PARIS — Rei Kawakubo, fashion’s reigning queen of collaborations and unorthodox retail formats, is at it again.

Hot on the heels of new temporary “guerrilla” stores in Berlin and Barcelona, the Japanese designer is…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: The New Math … Like Father Like Son … Wining and Dining …

THE NEW MATH: “The more the merrier” seems to be the new motto at Louis Vuitton. After showcasing six supermodels in its current spring advertising, the French luxury firm is said to be banking on a gaggle of hot young actresses for…

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Fashion Features

Clio Overhaul Leads to Retail

LOS ANGELES — Clio, a fixture in the moderate misses’ category, is transforming itself into a retailer of young contemporary fashions, abandoning the wholesale business to tap into a growing market that is more likely to spend.

LF…

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Fashion Features

West Watch: Cavali 90210 … Valli-Boy … Going Dutch …

CAVALLI 90210: After four years of searching, Italian designer Roberto Cavalli has completed the lease for his Beverly Hills store at 362 North Rodeo Drive, formerly occupied by Bernini Sport. Cavalli has been negotiating terms since February,…

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Giorgio Boutique On Rodeo Drive Seeks New Digs

LOS ANGELES — Giorgio Beverly Hills, the boutique that was a symbol of Hollywood glamour and glitz on Rodeo Drive, is looking for a new address after 45 years in business, said real estate executives familiar with the situation.

Omega and…

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NYSE to Delist Delta Woodside

NEW YORK — Delta Woodside Industries, the last U.S. apparel fabric mill to retain its spot on the New York Stock Exchange, will be delisted before the start of trading Friday, according to exchange authorities.

The NYSE said in a…

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Fashion Features

Prada Japan Earnings Up 35%

TOKYO — Thanks to a sales increase of 10 percent, Prada Japan, which has the Prada, Miu Miu, Jil Sander and Helmut Lang brands in its stable, reported a 35 percent year-over-year increase in pretax earnings.

This is the second year the…

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