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Seeking Russian Gold: Despite Turmoil, Brands Rus to Booming Market

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When "Jenny From the Block" — better known as Jennifer Lopez — decides to open her first store in the world in Moscow, you know something is going on in the neighborhood.

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Fashion Features

Polly Wants A Prada

In Milan, Prada went tailored, Burberry Prorsum got citified, Karl Lagerfeld showed variety at Fendi and Angela Missoni hit the right notes.

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The Benetton store in Moscow.

Fashion Features

Seeking Russian Gold: Despite Turmoil, Brands Rush to Booming Market

Fashion and retail firms are heading to Russia in droves, attracted by a vibrant economy, a free-spending elite and a demand for style and status.

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Financial

In Brief: Finalized Deal … Gem Snatch … Ship Rech

FINALIZED DEAL: In an effort to increase its off-mall expansion, Sears, Roebuck and Co. said Wednesday that a prior agreement with Kmart Holding Corp., in which it will acquire ownership or leasehold interest in 50 Kmart locations for $575.9…

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The U.S. textile industry will seek limits on such categories as cotton trousers and knit tops from China.

Textiles

Industry to Seek Limits on 17% of China Imports

The U.S. textile industry plans to file China safeguard petitions as early as Oct. 7 against 20 import categories valued at over $2 billion last year.

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Items from the Scott Barnes collection.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Barnes Unveils Star-Studded Collection

NEW YORK — Scott Barnes, makeup artist to stars such as Mary J. Blige, Sarah Jessica Parker and, until last June, Jennifer Lopez, is about to share his products, and his penchant for “making women look expensive,” with a more…

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Facing, from left, Eva Longoria, Teri Hatcher and Marcia Cross in “Desperate Housewives.”

People

Suburban Chic

“Desperate Housewives” is a throwback to the prime-time soaps of the Eighties.

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A room at The Parker.

People

Desert Fantasy

The Parker hotel rises in the desert.

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Samaire Armstrong in Petro Zillia and James Perse, right, with a friend.

People

Not Another Teen Party

Teen Vogue’s PYTs.

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Pamela Michaelcheck and Michael Gould

Retail

Party On

NEW YORK — Bloomingdale’s has been in a festive mood lately, staging parties at both its uptown and downtown stores here. The SoHo location recently toasted the cast of “Will & Grace” to celebrate the NBC show’s…

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Retail

Wal-Mart Shifts Execs to Get Fresh Outlook

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. named Lucy Cindric as senior vice president and general merchandise manager of its ladies’ wear division, replacing Celia Clancy, who was named vice president of brand strategy.

The company also said…

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Financial

S&P Change Might Hit Wal-Mart Stock

NEW YORK — Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may be subject to significant volatility as fund managers adjust their portfolios after ratings firm Standard & Poor’s shifts the weighting of the S&P 500 Index, said Deborah Weinswig,…

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Prada

Fashion Features

A Sporty Dimension – Prada, Burberry Prorsum, Fendi and Missoni

Miuccia Prada took her Prada collection in a tailored and sporty direction…Christopher Bailey’s Burberry Prorsum line was stylishly citified…and Karl Lagerfeld’s Fendi looks were creatures of considerable variety.

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Bottega Veneta

Fashion Features

Form, Function and Glitter – Bottega Veneta, D&G, Krizia, Anna Molinari, Trend Les Copains and Bally

At Bottega Veneta, Tomas Maier showed looks with a low-key luxury…at D&G, the theme was “Blue Hawaii”…and Anna Molinari did glam-rock looks.

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Dennis Hopper backstage at Missoni.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Blonde Ambition … Birds of a Feather … Presley Power …

BLONDE AMBITION: There’s a new calm attitude chez Versace these days. The ultrasvelte Donatella clocks in every morning by 10, getting straight to work. She’s also changing her collection m.o. just a bit. In addition to…

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The dove gray silk charmeuse blouse.

Retail

WWDWalkthrough: Ann Taylor

NEW YORK — Let’s face it, Ann Taylor has never been an emporium for the perennially hip. I haven’t shopped there with any sort of zeal since my college formals and, sadly, that was about a decade ago. Occasionally over the years…

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Madame André

Retail

The New School

A few freshly minted retailers get set to greet the fashion crowd.

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Anahita Vessier

Fashion Features

Ones to Watch

Paris has long been a hotbed for young design talent. Here’s a look at a few new names vying for the spotlight.

Anahita Vessier, 28, gives reworked vintage clothing a new spin, combining ethnic frills with an element of Parisian…

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Celesta targets trendy kids.

Retail

Scene: Baby Boom … Artful Abundance … At The Savoy …

A few spots for relaxing, dining, shopping and appreciating culture during collections.

BABY BOOM: Celesta, a trendy new boutique in the Marais, believes a taste for fashion starts early: from newborns to age eight. “The…

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Azzedine Alaïa in his Paris boutique.

Fashion Features

Alaia’s Alley

Azzedine Alaia is a relatively discreet presence on the Parisian fashion scene, prone to working at any and all hours of the day or night — breaking only to share meals in his massive kitchen with a far-flung group of fashion friends.

And…

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A redesigned “bucket” bag by Xavier Delcour.

Retail

Lancel’s New Thrust

Could Lancel become the French Coach?

The 128-year-old accessories firm’s president, Isabelle Guichot, certainly hopes so, and she has set the ball rolling by revamping designs, introducing snappier advertising (featuring Liz Hurley for…

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Fashion Features

Paris Show Calendar

The following is the ready-to-wear show schedule.
Times and locations are subject to change. Attendees are encouraged to confirm information.

Monday, Oct. 4
9:30 a.m.: Isabelle Ballu, Bastille Design…

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Purses and handbags from "Le Cas du Sac."

Fashion Features

In the Bag

When did the handbag become a fashion fetish? It started with the sexual revolution in the Seventies and snowballed as women came out of the kitchen and into the workplace.

At least that’s the answer proposed by “Le Cas du…

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A spring look from Lizgolf by Liz Claiborne.

Fashion Features

Freshening Up for Spring

Smaller firms and niche brands, facing the dominance of Nike, Adidas and Puma, are embarking on strategies to pump up business.

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Tori Richard’s Natalie dress.

Fashion Features

Bohemian Chic Rules the Season: Spring Forward … The Train Pulls Into Town

Spring was in the air at two trade shows in Manhattan, the venerable Fashion Coterie and newbie The Train New York.

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Marc Jacobs

Fashion Features

New York Fashion Week Favorites: The 20 Designers With the Most Page Views on Style.com During the First 12 Days Their Collections Were Posted.

After the critics have spoken, consumers have a chance to weigh in. They cast votes for spring 2005 by visiting the Web pages of designers on Style.com, the site of Vogue and W, which, like WWD, are both part of Advance Publications Inc. For several…

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Financial

Election 2004: As Debates Begin, Where the Candidates Stand on the Key Issues

With the first debate between President Bush and Sen. John Kerry set for tonight, where they stand on the issues will further crystallize with voters.

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Retail

Ferragamo’s SoHo Space on Market

NEW YORK — The ranks of luxury stores in SoHo are thinning.

Ferragamo on Monday said its downtown store, a 5,200-square-foot space on two levels, is being actively marketed by CB Richard Ellis.

“Ferragamo USA Inc. has placed…

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Pamela Anderson

Fashion Features

Pamela Anderson Supports the Troops

NEW YORK — “I’m going to see the Navy. I hope somebody shows up. That’s all I care about,” quipped Pamela Anderson Wednesday on her way to officially unveil her line of licensed lingerie to a crew of 3,200 aboard the…

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Financial

On the Record

HEALTH CARE
Bush:
Create tax-free medical savings accounts to cover what insurance doesn’t, while increasing deductible after which insurance coverage begins. Intended to lower health costs and increase the number of insured by lowering…

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Stretch cuffed jeans from the Choice Calvin Klein collection.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Calvin’s Choice in Denim … Very Vintage … YMI’s Ad Push …

Calvin’s Choice in denim…Carhartt jeans on auction…Mavi steps it up…Lee Denim Day eyes $7.5M…YMI’s ad push.

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Fashion Features

Update: Hilfiger Hit with Shareholder Lawsuits

Shareholders have filed at least five federal lawsuits against Tommy Hilfiger Corp. after the company said last week that its Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. subsidiary is the target of a criminal investigation by U.S. prosecutors in Manhattan.

The…

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Fashion Features

Inspired Extravagance

Is this a Tony Duquette moment? It would seem so, with a book by Wendy Goodman about the Hollywood decorator and his fantastical tastes in the pipeline for next year. Meanwhile, a line of Tony Duquette furniture is being readied for late 2005, and…

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