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Celine Finds Its Man: LVMH Expected to Name Menichetti

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Overview

It looks like LVMH Mo?t Hennessy Louis Vuitton went fishing in Italy again for its latest high-profile designer.

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Popular culture: Quota safeguards on bras were a plotline in an episode of “The West Wing” TV series late last year.

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Safeguards Still Hot Industry Topic

WASHINGTON — An uncertain political climate and quota safeguards are on the minds of innerwear retailers and importers, which are keeping their collective eye on steadily filling quotas on imports of bras, robes, dressing gowns and knit fabrics…

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Hong Kong makers here are taking a wait-and-see attitude about quotas.

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Hong Kong Makers Sweat It Out

An uncertain political climate and quota safeguards on Chinese innerwear are causing industry angst. A global report.

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Aubade’s ad campaign for thongs.

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High Euro, Not Quotas, Irk French

PARIS — French innerwear firms predict strong second-half sales, bolstered by the United States.

After a difficult 2003, marred by weak consumer spending, executives here said first-quarter sales in America have grown by double digits,…

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Bruno Banani’s seamless fuchsia bra and panties.

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Germany Woos Euro Zone

BERLIN — Germany’s innerwear industry has its eye more on Europe than China.

When it comes to exports, as well as contracting and sourcing issues, the euro zone remains the major sphere of activity for Germany’s innerwear and…

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Temple St. Clair and Toby Boshak, executive director of the Princess Grace Foundation.

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Findings: Wolfe on Accessories … Luxury Trunks … More Things …

WOLFE ON ACCESSORIES: The Accessories Council will hold the first of four sessions of its 2004 Roundtable Discussion Series on Tuesday. David Wolfe, creative director of the Doneger Group, the large New York buying office, will speak to council…

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Lab Series' latest Rescue entry.

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Beauty Beat: Lab Series Sees the Light … Givaudan Promotes Three … Bendel Adds Trish McEvoy Studio …

NEW YORK — Aramis Inc., which introduced a night cream in its Lab Series range last year, will address the waking hours of men this summer with the launch of Lab Series Day Rescue Total Face Therapy SPF 15.

In an ironic twist, components…

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Aventurine and sterling silver lion cameo necklace with signature toggle and Aventurine and sterling silver ring.

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Davidson to Steer Slane & Slane

After nine years in business, jewelry brand Slane & Slane has appointed Marion Davidson as its first president, effective May 10.

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Financial

Retailers’ Quick Ratios Hold Up

NEW YORK — The quick ratio is also called, somewhat ominously, the “acid test,” and with good reason, as it is considered to be the most stringent measure of a company’s liquidity and balance-sheet strength.

By that…

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A scene from the Varengeville room.

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The Met’s Frisky Business

The curators of the Met’s spring exhibit, “Dangerous Liaisons,” are looking to cast a new light on the stately Wrightsman Galleries.

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The New Republic

NEW YORK — The air was filled with excitement on Thursday night as Banana Republic put on its second runway show at the Chelsea Art Museum. About 400 people turned out to catch Gap Inc.’s latest foray into fashion-oriented looks, a move…

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Tara Reid, Miguel Adrover and Lindsay Lohan.

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Fashion Scoops: Royal Flush … Romeo, Romeo Where Art Thou? … Spanish Style …

ROYAL FLUSH: Viktor & Rolf have made their red-carpet ambitions clear — and now they’ve said “I do” to the wedding aisle. On Saturday, millions of Dutch citizens tuned in to watch the broadcast of the wedding of…

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Nike Goddess stores are changing to Nikewomen.

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Nike Nixes Goddess In Favor of `Women’

Nike is changing the name of its Nike Goddess women’s-only stores to Nikewomen and will open its first such unit in July in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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Estée Lauder: Beauty’s Grandest Dame

NEW YORK — Estée Lauder, the last and greatest of the beauty queens, died late Saturday. From modest beginnings, the company she started would grow into a $5.1 billion global empire and helped define modern cosmetics. For an in-depth…

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Roberto Menichetti

Fashion Features

Celine Finds Its Man: LVMH Expected to Name Menichetti

It looks like LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton went fishing in Italy again for its latest high-profile designer.

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Manuel Puig and Marc Puig, joint chief executive officers of Puig Beauty & Fashion Group.

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Puig: The Next Generation

A new generation of the Puig family is taking the helm of the Barcelona-based Puig Beauty & Fashion Group.

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Bloomingdale’s Kal Ruttenstein, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Michael Gould at the opening party.

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Bloomingdale’s Opens Big in SoHo

NEW YORK — With early shoppers as varied as Wal-Mart’s Lee Scott, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Kwami Jackson of “The Apprentice,” it’s no wonder the new Bloomingdale’s in SoHo surpassed an estimated $1 million in…

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Growing American Apparel To Bring Its Style to SoHo

American Apparel, a Los Angeles-based activewear firm, has signed a lease for a 2,000-square-foot store in New York’s SoHo district.

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Financial

Private Equity Firm to Acquire Loehmann’s

Loehmann’s Holdings Inc. is to be acquired for $177 million by an affiliate of Crescent Capital Investments, an Atlanta-based private equity firm.

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Antonio Belloni

Fashion Features

Pros and Cons of Turning to an Outsider

Pinault-Printemps-Redoute’s decision to tap an industry outsider is seen as a wise move that could pay off in big ways for Gucci.

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In Brief: Luxottica Gets Credit Facility

LUXOTTICA GETS CREDIT FACILITY: Global eyewear powerhouse Luxottica Group SpA has established a new five-year credit facility worth approximately 1 billion euros, or $1.18 billion at current exchange rates, in an arrangement involving eight…

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Monday: Los Angeles International Textile Show, (through Wednesday).
The International Lingerie Show, Las Vegas (through Wednesday).
Luxottica reports first-quarter sales and earnings.

Tuesday: Jones Apparel Group and VF Corp….

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Estée and Joseph Lauder

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Estée Lauder Dies: Era Ends

Estée Lauder, who defined the development of the American cosmetics industry with the namesake company she founded in 1946, has died.

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The Quotable Estée

NEW YORK — Estée Lauder was one of the most colorful and quotable individuals in the history of the cosmetics industry. Through the years, she often shared her insights as well as opinions with WWD. Here, some highlights.

“What…

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