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Jerry Storch Exiting Hudson's Bay Co.

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Stitch Fix in the Spotlight

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Suitsupply Launches Women's Division Called SuiStudio

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Versace Posts ’03 Loss As Young Allegra Beck Begins Learning Curve

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Overview

Versace's annual meeting saw the debut of Allegra Versace Beck as major shareholder and the repayment of its $123 million bond.

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Pomp It Up

PARIS — Which fall couture collection combined inspirations from Madame Pompadour, Marilyn Monroe and storybook illustrators? The one John Galliano showed on Tuesday for Christian Dior, of course, which was also based on the house…

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Versace Posts ’03 Loss As Young Allegra Beck Begins Learning Curve

Versace’s annual meeting saw the debut of Allegra Versace Beck as major shareholder and the repayment of its $123 million bond.

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Sen. John Edwards, who was endorsed by UNITE in his bid for the presidential nomination, was picked to be the Democratic candidate for vice president.

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Textiles, Labor Give Nod To Kerry-Edwards Ticket

Sen. John Kerry’s choice of Sen. John Edwards as his vice presidential running mate was applauded by the textile industry and organized labor.

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In Brief: Wellman in Price-Fixing Probe … Green Gets a Deadline … Downsize Me …

WELLMAN IN PRICE-FIXING PROBE: Wellman Inc. said late Tuesday it had been informed by the Department of Justice that the firm is the target of a grand jury probe on price fixing on polyester staple fiber. The Shrewsbury, N.J.-based company in a…

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Gilbert W. Harrison and William M. Smith

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Smith Resigns as Financo President

Financo president William M. Smith, who helped broaden its scope, resigned to become a partner with venture capitalist Christopher Burch.

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Elle Macpherson

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Suzy

Elton John’s fabulous bejeweled imperial Chinese party in London…Prince Albert of Monaco came to Southampton for an intimate dinner party.

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Christian Dior

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Wild Fantasy and Rich Reality

John Galliano sent up Ancien Régime excess with a theatrical Christian Dior collection, while Ralph Rucci set a more realistic tone at Chado.

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Diane Kruger and Katie Holmes.

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Fashion Scoops: Screen Saver … Touch and Go … Shoe Time …

SCREEN SAVER: It was celebrity gridlock at the Christian Dior show that kicked off couture week on Tuesday, with Oprah Winfrey, “Trojan” beauty Diane Kruger, artist Tracey Emin and Elizabeth Hurley among…

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Louis Vuitton’s Glamorous Gems

The first complete collection of Louis Vuitton fine jewelry — awash in gold and diamonds — is destined to reach about 60 Vuitton boutiques this fall.

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A tweed suit from Teri Jon.

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What to Watch: Teri Jon’s Brand-Building Blitz … Serious Business …

Teri Jon tries to grab attention with a new fall ad campaign…Escada is launching a collection aimed at young working women.

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An outfit from Baby Phat.

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What to Watch: Wheeling and Dealing … Extreme Views … Moderate in Flux …

The sizzling acquisition scene shows no sign of cooling…Pressures mount on moderate…The high-low effect in fashion.

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Report Sees Wal-Mart’s Urban 99 as Growth Vehicle

BOSTON — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has the capability to build 850 smaller Urban 99 superstores in the next decade, giving the world’s biggest retailer a new option as it faces challenges to its expansion in urban areas, according to a Merrill…

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An ad for the Taste Collection by Dessert Beauty’s Jessica Simpson.

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Beauty Beat: Frederick’s Turns to Jessica Simpson … Annick Goutal Takeover … Natexis Buys Stake …

Frederick’s Turns to Jessica Simpson

LOS ANGELES — As part of its successful makeover since emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2002, Frederick’s of Hollywood will introduce Jessica Simpson’s cosmetic brand…

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Rodeo Drive’s renovation includes palm trees and wider medians.

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Rodeo Drive Gets Retail, Renovation Jolt

Rodeo Drive, which Andy Warhol described as “a giant butterscotch sundae,” is a symbol of Hollywood excess, but it’s also big business.

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Rodeo’s Retail Scorecard

  • Coach: 325 North Rodeo Drive. 4,200 square feet. Opens spring 2005.
  • Cartier: 370 North Rodeo Drive. 15,000 square feet. Not yet constructed. Open spring 2005.


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Behind luxe market surge, Barneys’ owners should act quickly.

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Analysts: Time Is Now for Barneys

Financial experts have a bit of advice for the owners of Barneys New York, who are looking to sell the high-end retailer: the sooner, the better.

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Boyer Joins Eddie Bauer

NEW YORK — Eddie Bauer said Tuesday that Kathy Boyer joined the company as senior vice president, chief merchandising officer, overseeing “all apparel functions,” which include design, sourcing and production as well as the…

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Tropical Tries Three-Tiered Transition

Tropical Sportswear International created three new business units charged with easing the company’s transition from manufacturer to marketer.

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ITA Rules on Antidumping

NEW YORK — The International Trade Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, ruled Tuesday that revoking a 21-year-old antidumping order on imports of greige polyester cotton print cloth from China would likely lead to the…

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