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Marc Jacobs Moves Show Time, Venue

Marc Jacobs is moving his spring 2017 show to the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Inside Rick Owens’ New SoHo Store

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock August 28, 2016Jessica Iredale

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Brunello Cucinelli’s Fall 2016 Collection Stolen

The menswear line had been deducted from the brand’s Milanese showroom.

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Twin Stars: Chanel Hopes Kidman Campaign Will Boost No.5

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Chanel may already boast it has the world's best-selling scent, but the fashion house hopes its most expensive advertising effort ever — a minifilm starring a couture-clad Nicole Kidman — will make No.5 even more of a blockbuster.

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Designer Treatment

NEW YORK — With the introduction of John Varvatos Skin this fall, the designer will take the unusual step of launching an upscale, namesake treatment line for men. Shiseido’s Zirh International division, Varvatos’ licensee, plans to…

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Twin Stars: Chanel Hopes Kidman Campaign Will Boost No.5

Chanel hopes its most expensive advertising effort ever, a mini-film starring Nicole Kidman, will make the No.5 scent an even bigger hit.

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Limited Net Jumps 45% in Quarter

Income at Limited Brands soared 45.2 percent to $148 million in the second quarter, as sales rose 9.8 percent to $2.21 billion.

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Financial

Gap to Launch New Credit Card Program

NEW YORK — Come October, Gap Inc. will be expanding its offerings — in plastic.

As the San Francisco-based company reported a marginal decline in earnings for the second quarter, president and chief executive officer Paul S….

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Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“I see enormously fat people walking around in restaurants — and not cheap restaurants — in Bermuda shorts and flip-flops with big stomachs sticking out. We’re in a time where people don’t have much self-esteem, because…

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Financial

In Brief: Flush Teen Retailers

FLUSH TEEN RETAILERS: Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. said Thursday that its board has approved a stock buyback of an additional $50 million worth of shares. The Anaheim, Calif.-based company said it repurchased about 3.5 million shares at…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The name of Nicky Hilton’s licensee for her new Chick collection is Benvin Industries. This was incorrect in a story on Thursday.

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Fashion Features

Gap’s New Ads: Parker Times 6

NEW YORK — If you have one Sarah Jessica Parker, why not six?

Gap is taking its poster girl this fall, Sarah Jessica Parker, and multiplying her image across the airwaves beginning Aug. 29, as well as that of Lenny Kravitz. Gap will debut…

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Fashion Features

Cavalli to Sponsor Met Show

Roberto Cavalli has signed on to sponsor the Costume Institute’s winter exhibit, called “Wild: Fashion Untamed,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Fashion Features

Tiffany Taps Iridesse Designers

NEW YORK — Iridesse is ready to give pearls a designer spin.

Tiffany & Co.’s new pearl retail venture named five jewelers who have been chosen to create cultured pearl designs exclusive to Iridesse. The designers are Erica…

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Fashion Features

Seegal Said in Running for Nautica Post

Sources say Denise Seegal is among a handful of high-profile, seasoned fashion executives that are vying for a top post at Nautica — probably president.

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Beauty Features

Chanel Seduction: Building On No.5 With Bath and Body

NEW YORK — As if its ads featuring Nicole Kidman weren’t enticing enough, Chanel plans to add a little extra sizzle to its No.5 lineup this fall.

In September, the company will add the Chanel No.5 Seduction Collection to the beauty…

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Beauty Features

Men’s Corner: Varvatos to Make Skin Care Statement

John Varvatos will introduce a men’s skin care collection, called John Varvatos Skin, in October, meant to appeal to affluent men.

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Beauty Features

Fruits & Passion To Open U.S. Store

NEW YORK — Fruits & Passion has spent the better part of eight years cultivating its stand-alone food and beauty retail stores throughout Canada, Europe and Asia. Now, the French-Canadian company, which makes all the products sold in its…

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Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Fashion to Drive B-T-S Beauty Sales

NEW YORK — Back-to-school shopping list: jeans, pleated skort, argyle vest, rep-tie belt, notebooks, lip gloss and shaving cream.

Beauty retailers are riding on the coattails of the fashion industry this year, hoping shoppers will buy…

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Beauty Features

Snippets: Giftables … Spa With a Name … Brushing Up …

GIFTABLES: At this week’s New York International Gift Fair, several standouts were seen. There was Italian Baronessa Consuelo Cali, who showcased her expanded olive oil-based bath and body collection, Oliva. It now includes 11…

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Beauty Features

Duane Reade on Path to Beauty

NEW YORK — Duane Reade has joined the roster of health and beauty companies exhibiting at the consumer beauty show Pathways to Beauty & Well Being.

The region’s largest drugstore chain will feature many of its beauty vendors…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Max Hits It Big With Flat Irons

NEW YORK — A flat iron for $500? That’s the going rate for the latest heated wand equipped with ionic technology and an integrated ceramic heating system. The high price tag is sure to add nicely to the category’s current $1 billion…

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Memo Pad: Stout of Heart … The Times T’s Off … Newsome Twosome …

STOUT OF HEART: Has GQ started doing product placement? Some readers might get that impression from the September issue, which features a tweed-clad Justin Timberlake on the cover holding a bottle of Guinness, its label pointed bang-on…

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Financial

Aeropostale Flies Higher As Wet Seal Dives Lower

NEW YORK — For Aeropostale, the second quarter blossomed as the teen retailer leveraged its merchandise mix and operational prowess to deliver textbook- perfect results.

But for Wet Seal, it was a quarter management might prefer to…

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Financial

Nordstrom Earnings Surge 62.3%

Driven by regular-price selling, Nordstrom saw quarterly profits skyrocket 62.3 percent to $106.9 million, with sales up 9.3 percent to $1.95 billion.

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Retail Features

Barneys to Unveil Third Japanese Unit

TOKYO — Barneys Japan Co. will open its third Barneys New York store here, in Ginza on Oct. 1.

The store, which will have a total floor area of about 31,200 square feet, will occupy the first two floors and the basement of the prestigious…

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Beauty Features

Almay Steps Into Specialty Bath

NEW YORK— Almay, the skin-conscious sister brand to Revlon, aims to freshen up the specialty bath category with the introduction of a spa collection this holiday.

Almay will launch the collection of seven gift sets exclusively in Target…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Montecito Mama … Pushing the Vote

MONTECITO MAMA: Donatella Versace has been enjoying the California sunshine and shopping. Last Friday, the designer stopped in the Montecito, Calif., boutique Dressed, near Santa Barbara, looking for a top to wear with a pink Versace suit that…

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Beauty Features

Victoria’s Secret Beauty Promotes Baker, Granoff

NEW YORK — Victoria no longer has a secret when it comes to the succession plan for the company’s beauty businesses — and its newly minted leaders are wasting no time in revealing their plans for maintaining the category’s…

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Financial

Galey & Lord Files Chap. 11 to Pave Way for Sale

Galey & Lord filed for bankruptcy to smooth the road for its acquisition by investment firm Patriarch Partners, which offered $188 million for the mill.

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