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Overview

"If Paris owns it, they want it," said Fraser Ross, owner of Kitson in Los Angeles. "Really, anything that Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson or Lindsay Lohan have is what girls want."

From This Issue

The Pucci dinner.

People

Back in the Saddle

The party-hoppers were back in New York on Tuesday.

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Fashion Features

Shades of Spring: The 10 Most Popular Pantone Colors Chosen by New York Designers for Spring 2005.

Odes to playgrounds of the rich and carefree inspired spring 2005 collections. Designers used shades of blue the colors of the Mediterranean Sea and the sky over Round Hill, Montego Bay, Jamaica. There’s a nod to Italy’s Amalfi Coast,…

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Fashion Features

Olympus Fashion Week Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPT. 9
9 a.m.: Liz Lange, The Bryant, Bryant Park.
10 a.m.: Carolina Herrera, The Theater, Bryant Park.
11 a.m.: Cynthia Steffe, The Plaza, Bryant…

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Fashion Features

Pretty Baby

NEW YORK — Patrick Robinson’s spring collection for Perry Ellis, with its mix of pastels, ruffles, brocades and chinos, had lots and lots of charm, along with a girly, contemporary look. The designer blended the elements perfectly, and the…

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Ponchos, like this one by Kate O’Connor, are bestsellers in stores across the country.

Fashion Features

The Cool School Crowd: Trio of Celebrities Drives Must-Have B-T-S Items

Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson and Lindsay Lohan are the role models for schoolgirls this year, with buying up at the high end and off at mass.

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Financial

In Brief: Hugo Boss Growth … Tough Times

HUGO BOSS GROWTH: The German fashion house Hugo Boss AG on Wednesday provided fiscal 2004 guidance that included a sales gain of 8 to 10 percent from 2003’s volume of 1.05 billion euros, as well as a 12 to 14 percent increase in operating…

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Retail

Corrections

Ralph Lauren’s new Italian flagship in Milan has a long-term lease with options to renew, but not less than 24 years. The length of the lease was incorrect in a story on Wednesday due to misinformation from the company.

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Fashion Features

Polo Taps Nemerov as Executive VP

Jackwyn Nemerov, the former president and chief operating officer of Jones Apparel Group, has been hired by Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. as executive vice president.

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Moregoal Industries knitting factory in Guangdong province.

Textiles

China Balks on Extending Quotas

Under pressure to curb its surging apparel and textile exports, a Chinese official said Beijing would not bow to U.S. requests to impose quota limits.

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Textiles

China Trip Will Focus On Apparel

NEW YORK — Struggling with manufacturing declines and facing more competition when apparel and textile quotas are lifted, Chinatown clothing manufacturers plan a trade mission to China to establish new business alliances.

The Greater…

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Models try out the new line, Adidas by Stella McCartney.

Fashion Features

Stella Goes for Gold

NEW YORK — If Stella McCartney has her way, the new apparel line she has with Adidas will be worn at the world’s premier sporting event.

“I would love to see people at the Olympics wearing this,” the designer said at a…

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Amanda Beard, Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin modeled Speedo’s new Axcelerate collection.

Fashion Features

Speedo Line Gets Olympic Boost

Fresh off their gold medal wins in Athens, Amanda Beard, Natalie Coughlin and Michael Phelps modeled Axcelerate, Speedo’s new activewear line.

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Financial

Movado Profits Up 22.7% On Strong Sales in Quarter

NEW YORK — Movado Group Inc. said on Wednesday that second-quarter profits jumped 22.7 percent on strong top-line gains.

For the three months ended July 31, the Paramus, N.J.-based luxury accessories manufacturer reported income of $7.1…

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Katie Couric and Nia Vardalos

Fashion Features

Fashion Week’s Screen Saver

NEW YORK — A hodgepodge of celebrities helped kick off Olympus Fashion Week and the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s colon cancer screening initiative Wednesday under the tents at Bryant Park here.

The timing of the “Be…

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Kenneth Cole

Fashion Features

Hello, New York – Perry Ellis, Kenneth Cole, Costello Tagliapietra, Project Alabama, Doo.Ri and Tocca

Despite a rain-soaked morning, fashion week made an impressive start with strong collections from Perry Ellis, Kenneth Cole, Doo.Ri and Tocca.

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Chloë Sevigny

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: A Star is Born … The Magic Bus … Rain Date …

A STAR IS BORN: When the word “fashion” appears in the vicinity of Lil’ Kim’s name, it’s usually followed by “don’t.” Now the curvaceous rapper has a new suffix: reporter. Starting today,…

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Imitation of Christ

Fashion Features

Ladies and Scamps – Imitation of Christ, Ruffian and Sari Gueron

Newcomer Sari Gueron showed an assured hand with her collection of clean-lined dresses, while Ruffian’s high-collared fare played up to expectations and Imitation of Christ staged theater of the absurd.

Imitation of Christ:

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Valextra’s new headquarters.

Retail

Valextra’s New Showcase for Timeless Quality

MILAN — The newly remodeled 19th-century palazzo that houses Valextra’s headquarters and store is proof that the upscale brand’s turnaround that began in 2003 is starting to take off.

Housed in a five-story palazzo on Via…

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Textiles

WTO Rules Against U.S. in Cotton Spat

A WTO panel upheld most of Brazil’s complaints on U.S. cotton subsidies, giving Washington until July 1 to end producer and export programs.

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Financial

Cherokee Net Gains 18.4% In 2nd Quarter

NEW YORK — Cherokee Inc. said on Wednesday that second-quarter profits rose 18.4 percent on modest revenue growth and lower costs.

The Van Nuys, Calif.-based marketer and licensor recorded income of $4.3 million, or 50 cents a diluted…

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Body Bistro’s new body scrub.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Body Bistro Unveils Expansion Plans … Inter Parfums Net Soars

Body Bistro Unveils Expansion Plans

NEW YORK — Body Bistro, a two-year-old Ayurvedic facial treatment brand, is getting a makeover this fall. Parent company Blue Box LLC has set a multitiered launch and expansion strategy to begin in…

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Financial

Levi’s Lenders Set Dockers Target Price

Levi Strauss said in an SEC filing that its lenders had agreed on its plan to sell its Dockers business, if a minimum price of $650 million is met.

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Fashion Features

Condé Nast, Hachette Set Fall Launches

NEW YORK — In the magazine industry, fall is launch season, and this year is no exception. Condé Nast Publications and Hachette Filipacchi Media both unveiled plans for major launches on Wednesday.

Condé Nast (a unit of Advance…

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Financial

Fed: U.S. Economy Still Growing, but Slower

While the U.S. economy expanded in late summer, back-to-school sales were “spotty” and “disappointing,” the Fed reported in its Beige Book.

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Financial

Loehmann’s Pares Loss

NEW YORK — Off-price retailer Loehmann’s Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it narrowed its second-quarter loss and posted a 130.8 percent jump in income for the first half.

The Bronx, N.Y.-based company lost 8 cents a diluted share, in…

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Wholesale prices on the Live line run from $28 for T-shirts to $77 for jeans.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Karl Kani Goes Live … Denim’s Gold Coast … Turning a Paige …

Karl Kani Goes Live…Designer Denim for Gold Coasters…True Religion Gets Saltzman.

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Acqua Al 2

Fashion Features

New Wave: Eat/Drink … Culture … Relax …

SAN DIEGO — On the Left Coast, ASR rides high into its 23rd year from Friday to Sunday. A veritable board meeting of the minds from surf and street, this is the action sports show where retailers battle it out playing dodgeball in between…

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Fashion Features

Marking Two Decades, Ghost’s Spirit Survives

LONDON — Tanya Sarne, founder of the British fashion label Ghost, doesn’t own an iron or ever visit the dry cleaner. On Ghost’s 20th anniversary, she is still preaching the gospel of fluid fabrics, unstructured shapes and clothing as…

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On the runway in Dallas, looks from Spencer Jeremy…

Retail

Glitz and Glamour Shine in Dallas

DALLAS — Retailers at the holiday and resort show at FashionCenterDallas had mixed feelings about business activity, with some anxious about spotty traffic and others pleased with gains of as much as 20 percent and buying budgets to…

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People

Italy’s Golden Couple

Boating on Italy’s Lake Maggiore, for the chicest of weddings.

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People

Chics of the Week

The 10-day Venice Film Festival began glamorously enough last week, with Scarlett Johansson and Miuccia Prada swirling through the opening dinner in a tent parked on the Lido’s beach. But not even Friday’s amFAR party…

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People

Eye Scoop: Sayonara Sindi

SAYONARA SINDI: One of the front-row fixtures at New York Fashion Week won’t be making it to the tents this year. Rena Sindi, party-thrower extraordinaire, has relocated to Singapore with her two daughters. “I think the…

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