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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

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Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

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In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Warnaco Raids Liz: Said Tapping McCluskey As Head of Intimates

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Helen McCluskey was named president of Warnaco's Intimate Apparel division, sources said, succeeding Tom Wyatt, who resigned June 1.

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Going Dotty

NEW YORK — Resort is full of bold statements this season. CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Carolina Herrera is making hers with graphic numbers such as striped ballgowns, crinkled floral skirts and pretty dotted dresses perfect for any…

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Fashion Features

Warnaco Raids Liz: Said Tapping McCluskey As Head of Intimates

Helen McCluskey was named president of Warnaco’s Intimate Apparel division, sources said, succeeding Tom Wyatt, who resigned June 1.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Runway Run-Up … K2 Grabs Two … Debt Deal …

RUNWAY RUN-UP: Cotton Incorporated said Thursday it will be a sponsor of “Project Runway,” the fall reality TV show that will focus on 12 up-and-coming designers competing for one of three spots on New York’s Bryant Park…

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Fashion Features

Clarification

Jim Williams served as chairman of Maidenform Inc. from 1998 until the company was sold in May 2004. This was unclear in a story that ran on June 3.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: L’Oréal Buying Back … Diego Dalla Palma’s Revamp at Retail …

L’Oréal Buying Back

NEW YORK — L’Oréal said it will return up to 1 billion euros, or $1.12 billion at current exchange, to investors by repurchasing shares over the next 12 months.

Shares acquired in…

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Fashion Features

Luxottica in Karan Eyewear Deal

Luxottica inked a five-year pact with Donna Karan International for Donna Karan and DKNY-branded eyewear, nabbing the license from Marchon.

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Fashion Features

Fed Report Shows Strong Economic Growth

The economy was in expansion mode in April and May, fueled by job growth, sales increases and manufacturing output, the Beige Book said.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Closet Space … Miele’s Red-Carpet Rush …

CLOSET SPACE: Diane von Furstenberg is cleaning out her closet for a good cause. Starting today, eBay shoppers can bid on more than 50 items, including four vintage DVF dresses from von Furstenberg’s personal collection, as well as a…

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People

Bling It On

Talking with Erica Kennedy about “Bling,” the book.

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People

Shaken, Not Stirred

It’s party time.

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People

Buy, Buy Love

…“Souvenirs of a Life With the Dukes of Windsor” hits the auction block in Rome.

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Fashion Features

L.E.I. Stakes Out Higher Ground

In an effort to reach shoppers looking for more intricately finished jeans, L.E.I. is rolling out two spin-off lines for fall, E Denim and L.E.I. Premium.

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Fashion Features

No Sugar Added

NEW YORK — “Salt runs through our language, our history, our veins and now our jeans” reads the motto of the new Salt Works denim company.

The New York-based line is the brainchild of Steven Greenfield, who has experience in…

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Fashion Features

Earl Picks a President

NEW YORK — VF Corp. on Wednesday named Steve Birkhold, 41, as president of its Earl Jean brand, filling the spot vacated last month when Bonnie Takhar stepped down.

Birkhold was vice president and general manager for women’s at…

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Fashion Features

Carbon Debuts

NEW YORK — The Carbon denim line is launching for fall retailing, targeting a junior customer who craves a contemporary look.

Owned by New York-based private label manufacturer and wholesaler 88 International, the Carbon collection is…

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Fashion Features

American Eagle’s City Escape

American Eagle Outfitters has changed its store design from a beach house concept to a city loft feeling, starting with its new Manhattan store.

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Fashion Features

Ruff Ryders Rides Again

NEW YORK — Hip-hop-inspired clothing is about to get Ruff once again.

Ruff Ryders, the record label that made rappers such as Eve and DMX famous, relaunched its collection of men’s wear on Saturday at Giants Stadium during Hot…

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Fashion Features

Activating New Images for Fall

After years of targeting mainly young men, major athletic brands are reaching out to the opposite sex with this fall’s ad campaigns.

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Fashion Features

M&S Turns Down Second Green Bid

Round two in the takeover battle between Marks & Spencer plc and retail tycoon Philip Green ended almost as quickly as it began.

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Fashion Features

Higher Education: The 10 Metropolitan Statistical Areas With the Highest Percentage of Bachelor’s Degrees

The degree of success achieved by individuals is partly dependent on educational level. As this list demonstrates, places with the most bachelor’s degrees are often affluent communities with high tech industries, good schools and cultural…

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