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Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

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Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

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Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

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Beyonc?’s Fashion Song: Star Said in Deal With Ecko Unltd.

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Beyonc? Knowles can now at last add the title of designer to her r?sum?. At least it appears that way.

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Party Politics

The lions roared, the Jaggers swaggered and the ladies lunched at a smattering of events that split the New York social scene into factions.

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Fashion Features

Toiling in Tulle

NEW YORK — Brides-to-be aren’t always the easiest people to please, but some designers are doing just that and building their businesses.

The $32 billion bridal industry is better known for gowns than big names — with the…

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Fashion Features

Ghesquière Misses New York’s Buzz

After opening stores in New York and Paris last year, Ghesquière shelved further locations in Milan, L.A. and Tokyo.

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Memo Pad: Blyth Indifference … Lost Face …

BLYTH INDIFFERENCE: The media elite turned out in force Monday at More magazine’s luncheon in honor of “Alpha Woman of the Year” Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D., N.Y.). Those packed into the Four Seasons pool room…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Wella, P&G Truce Raises Offer Price … Aventis Boards OK Offer …

BERLIN — Score one for the Wella AG minority shareholders.

On Monday, Wella and Procter & Gamble inked a “domination and profit transfer” agreement, which not only meets a long-standing demand for such an agreement by the…

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Fashion Features

California to Revamp Workers’ Comp

LOS ANGELES — California insurance officials on Thursday will take a first step toward implementing an overhaul of the $22 billion-a-year workers’ compensation system, which retailers and apparel manufacturers say may help boost the…

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Fashion Features

Sean John Taps Store Designer

NEW YORK — Sean John, which will open its first store on Fifth Avenue and 41st Street this summer, has partnered with design firm Yabu Pushelberg to create the look of the flagship.

“Yabu Pushelberg is working directly with the…

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Fashion Features

WTO Rejects U.S. Cotton Subsidies

GENEVA — A World Trade Organization dispute panel late Monday issued an interim ruling finding U.S. cotton subsidies breached global trade rules, according to trade sources. Brazil had filed a complaint in September 2002 over subsidies to U.S….

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Fashion Features

Fiber Firms Brace for Invista Sale

With the pending sale of DuPont’s Invista fiber unit to Koch, competitors are eyeing any vulnerability in the changing landscape.

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Fashion Features

AAFA to Laud Industry Notables

NEW YORK — Several people who know a few things about the importance of keeping up appearances will be on hand for Monday night’s American Apparel & Footwear Association’s American Image Awards at the Grand Hyatt here.

The…

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Fashion Features

Kerry Report Criticizes Bush on Trade Policies – Notably Textiles

Democrat John Kerry said President Bush has failed to fight unfair trade practices at the expense of U.S. workers and businesses.

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Fashion Features

Importers Wary of Logjam

Pressure is building in the apparel pipeline that stretches from the factories of Asia to the shelves of U.S. stores, an AAFA conference warned.

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Fashion Features

Ethnic Patterns Focus on Africa

NEW YORK — The sophisticated and the whimsical had equal footing at last week’s pair of summer 2005 textile design shows: Directions and Printsource, both held at the Hotel Pennsylvania here.

The shows featured fresh offerings such…

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Fashion Features

Amy Spindler: Outspoken, Opinionated and Revered

NEW YORK —?The things Amy Spindler loved, as recounted by Elizabeth Stewart, her close friend and a stylist at The New York Times Magazine, included a good steak, salty things like her language, Bob Mackie fashion shows and Manolo…

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Fashion Features

Ribbon Development

NEW YORK — Talk about the ties that bind. Ribbons have captivated ready-to-wear designers of late, and now those charming details are being translated into bridal looks, too. Here, Monique Lhuillier’s jeweled silk satin, lace and tulle…

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Fashion Features

Beyoncé’s Fashion Song: Star Said in Deal With Ecko Unltd.

Beyoncé Knowles has apparently signed a deal with Ecko Unlimited to produce a line of women’s clothing under the A Touch of Couture label.

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Fashion Features

Knot Too Shabby

NEW YORK — The Prada-sponsored yacht Luna Rossa has found a place in yachting history. A model of the sleek silver-and-red vessel, loser of the 2000 America’s Cup competition, has become part of the New York Yacht Club’s permanent…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Selling Out … Guess Goes to Paris … Continental Confidential …

SELLING OUT: Sources close to Fendi in Milan say that Carla Fendi, president and head of communications at Fendi, is negotiating the sale of her 16 percent share in the Rome-based luxury goods firm to parent company LVMH Moët…

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Fashion Features

Kmart to Overhaul Apparel

On the same day Kmart extended its licensing deal with Martha Stewart, the discounter said it was revamping its women’s apparel line this fall.

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Fashion Features

LVMH Confirms Menichetti Pick for Celine

LVMH confirmed that Roberto Menichetti would succeed Michael Kors as artistic director at the house of Celine.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: LVMH Upgrade … Urban Investment … Pacsun’s New VP …

LVMH UPGRADE: Standard & Poor’s, the debt ratings agency, on Monday upgraded its outlook on LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton from “negative” to “stable,” saying the French luxury conglomerate had improved its…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The silk and lace dress at left, which appeared on Monday, is by Morgane Le Fay. The caption was deleted due to a printing error.

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Jacqueline Singer is group marketing director, Coty Beauty U.S. Her title was incorrect in an article…

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