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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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Sinking or Swimming? Back-to-School Key For Struggling Wet Seal

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The Wet Seal Inc. will be sweating out the back-to-school season after it said in an SEC filing it couldn't rule out a potential Chapter 11.

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Bella, Baby

NEW YORK — Marc Jacobs has torn a page from the well-thumbed “La Dolce Vita” book of retro sex appeal. With a nod to Fellini’s classic film, the designer’s spinning his Louis Vuitton lass through a cruise romp of…

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A back-to-school look from Wet Seal.

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Sinking or Swimming? Back-to-School Key For Struggling Wet Seal

The Wet Seal Inc. will be sweating out the back-to-school season after it said in an SEC filing it couldn’t rule out a potential Chapter 11.

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Beauty Beat: Camille McDonald Named EVP at Bath & Body Works

NEW YORK — Camille McDonald is back in the game.

After four months of consulting at Zirh, the former president and chief executive officer of Parfums Givenchy Inc. and Guerlain Inc., has joined Bath & Body Works as executive vice…

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Leonardo Ferragamo and Howard Socol.

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Luxury Leaders Bask in Sunny Days

American luxury goods retailers and top executives from Italian high-end fashion houses painted an upbeat picture for 2004 at an Altagamma round table in Florence last week.

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In Brief: To Boldly Go … Question Time … Cool Weather, Cool Sales …

TO BOLDLY GO: The Body Shop International and SAP AG have signed a multimillion-dollar contract that calls for the beauty retailer to run its global business on SAP’s enterprise software. The software will run The Body Shop’s…

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Correction

The American International Designers show will take place at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York Sept. 26-29. The opening date was incorrect in the Domestic Trade Show Calendar on Wednesday. For information, call 225-667-0462.

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Street closings for the Republican National Convention will affect Seventh Avenue, Eighth Avenue, West 31st Street and West 33rd Street (above.)

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Fashion Ave. Has GOP Jitters

The anxiety level of Garment District firms rose over the upcoming GOP Convention after the city set plans to periodically close Seventh Avenue.

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Fashion Scoops: Dirty to the Second Degree … Baring it All … Lauder’s New Branch? …

DIRTY TO THE SECOND DEGREE: Christina Aguilera may own the stage, but what about the runway? The pint-size powerhouse is set to test her swagger as she walks for the first time in DSquared men’s spring 2005 show today in Milan. Aguilera,…

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Marc Jacobs to Launch Boston Store

Marc Jacobs plans to open its first Boston store, a two-story site on Newbury Street, aiming for July 26, day one of the Democratic Convention.

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They are Wearing: From the Hip

They Are Wearing at Bowery Bar.

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MODCo’s Sara Rotman with Ozzy.

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Rebel With a Cause

Sara Rotman does it her way.

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Alain de Botton

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Status Obsessed

Talking with British author Alain de Botton about his new book, “Status Anxiety.”

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Following Their Dreams Without Much Fanfare

Three up-and-coming designers — Chomwan Weeraworawit, Hye-Jin Hwang and Prabal Gurung — are making names for themselves.

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Market Basket: ENK’s Confirmation … Early Winter …

ENK’S CONFIRMATION: ENK International’s Collective trade show has entered a partnership with To Be Confirmed, a trade show that focuses on emerging designers and is held twice a year in New York, London and Tokyo. ENK assumes…

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Lora & Festa’s lineup will include these yarns, from left: a blend of merino wool, silk and cashmere, and two all-merino wool products.

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Yarn Makers Ride Luxe Wave

As Italian spinners prepare for next week’s Pitti Filati show, strong results for luxury firms are boosting their outlook.

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Country Focus: Italy

GDP: $1.552 trillion/$26,800 per capita (2003)
GDP change: +0.5 percent
Population: 58.1 million
Unemployment: 9.2 percent
Textile and apparel imports to U.S.: $2.21 billion, +5.3 percent*
Key…

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Swatches: Forde Starts Consulting Firm … The Smell Test … A Museum Without Walls …

FORDE STARTS CONSULTING FIRM: Roseann Forde, a 28-year veteran of DuPont’s fiber business, now known as Invista and sold this year to Koch Industries, has formed her own consulting company.

Forde was among the hundreds of people…

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Hockey Co.’s Ratings Get Boost From S&P

NEW YORK — The Hockey Co.’s debt rating got a much needed boost after the company’s acquisition by Reebok International.

The supplier’s senior secured debt rating was raised by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services…

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One of the rose looks for fall.

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HaaT Stuff

NEW YORK — Trend-shy designer Issey Miyake believes an eclectic collection by Makiko Minagawa, his former textile designer, can make it — even as ladylike glamour stages a fashion comeback.

Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus…

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U.S. Firms to Bush: Sock It to China

Four industry trade groups representing socks makers and yarn suppliers jointly filed a quota safeguard petition against Chinese imports Monday.

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Hartmarx Acquires Exclusively Misook

NEW YORK — Chicago-based clothier Hartmarx Corp. waded more deeply into the women’s wear market with the acquisition of luxury knit designer Exclusively Misook Inc. Monday.

Hartmarx expects the $30 million purchase to boost its…

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Carrefour Principals Expand Voting Power

PARIS — Carrefour on Monday said a new pact had been signed by its principal shareholders, effectively quashing speculation the French hypermarket and supermarket operator could fall prey to Wal-Mart.

The Halley and the March families, as…

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J.C. Penney Sued Over Chargebacks

NEW YORK — A New York-based apparel firm, claiming its business was destroyed because of chargebacks, filed a lawsuit against J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

The lawsuit by Nazareth International Inc. was filed on June 10 in a federal district court…

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Memo Pad: Help (Not) Wanted … The Enemy Within … Tough Love at Parents …

HELP (NOT) WANTED: Playboy’s search for a new editorial director is finally beginning in earnest — but is it just a formality? While headhunter Karen Danziger of Howard-Sloan-Koller sounds out potential replacements for…

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

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