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Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

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Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

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Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

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Battling Counterfeiters: Cartier Gains Victories By Focusing on Shippers

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Overview

"In one shot we took 550,000 watches," said Harley Lewin, chairman of trademarks and global brand strategies for New York law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, and one of Cartier's weapons in the fight against counterfeiters.

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Fashion Features

Playing Crochet

PARIS — The collection Karl Lagerfeld showed for Chanel on Friday featured an imitation of a red-carpet Hollywood event, complete with black-and-white-clad photographers who mobbed new Chanel No.5 pitchwoman Nicole Kidman. But it was also full of…

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Fashion Features

Battling Counterfeiters: Cartier Gains Victories By Focusing on Shippers

IThe stakes — in billions of dollars — are getting higher as luxury goods companies battle against a tsunami of counterfeit goods from the Far East.

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Fashion Features

CFDA/Vogue Adds Two Awards

The strong response to CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award, the first of which will be presented Thursday, has led to two additional prizes being awarded.

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Financial

In Brief: Fortunoff Still Seeking Funds … Debt Issue … Star Power …

FORTUNOFF STILL SEEKING FUNDS: Fine jewelry and home furnishings retailer Fortunoff is continuing talks with investment companies to raise capital for expansion, but a spokeswoman for the company denied any knowledge of Apollo Management L.P….

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People

En Garde

NEW YORK — Reika Yo likes to say that En, the Japanese brasserie she’s just opened in the West Village, started out as a joke.

Yo, 30, a musician by training, was studying jazz piano in London and didn’t want to leave the…

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People

Chic of the Week: Zhang Ziyi

Though for many the handkerchief-as-a-top look is already outdated, Zhang Ziyi, who was in town to promote “The House of Flying Daggers” at the New York Film Festival, made it seem fresh again. She paired a white fur jacket with…

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People

L.A. Story

Debi Mazar played host at the Esquire House in Beverly Hills to some 40 of James Ferragamo’s new friends in Los Angeles

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Fashion Features

Variety Is the Spice – Alber Elbaz, Sonia Rykiel, Antonio Marras, Cacharel and Martin Margiela

Paris fashion this season is a creature of considerable variety. Alber Elbaz, for example, combined moody sophistication with volume for an exquisite Lanvin collection…Sonia Rykiel’s rollicking show featured peppy knits and flower…

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Beauty Features

Paris Beauty: Fresh Mouth … Topographic Hair … They Get Paid for This? …

Lived-in hair and au naturel makeup led the trends at the spring shows

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: He Wants to be a Part of It … Jewelry Box … Cultural Exchange …

HE WANTS TO BE A PART OF IT: England swings, but so does New York. Which is why Alexander McQueen plans to spend a great deal of time here in the next three months. McQueen will arrive in town on Wednesday to look for a short-term…

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Fashion Features

Multiple Choice in the City of Light – Paco Rabanne, Guy Laroche, Veronique Leroy, Cher Michel Klein and Jean Louis Scherrer

Rosemary Rodriguez’s Paco Rabanne collection mixed exotic elements with the house’s Space-Age heritage…Herve L. Leroux’s Guy Laroche line was inspired by Grace Kelly…Veronique Leroy revisited the Seventies with jodhpurs…

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Retail Features

Buyers Praise Paris in the Spring: Sue Patneaude … Hirofumi Kurino … Evelyn Gorman …

PARIS — Retailers groped for superlatives to describe an exhilarating Paris Fashion Week, which ended on Monday afternoon.

They praised spring-summer collections loaded with creativity and salability, from cropped peplum jackets and fuller…

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Fashion Features

Tommy the Talent Scout

Tommy Hilfiger presided over an open casting call Saturday for his new reality TV show, “The Cut,” which will debut on CBS early next year.

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Textiles

L.A. Fabric Firms Girding for Quota Drop

TEXTILES: Port delays and quota elimination have West Coast textile firms on edge as they gear up for the Los Angeles International Textile Show.

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Textiles

Finding New Life for Leftover Goods

LOS ANGELES — Designers often sell off excess inventory at sample sales, but the likes of Richard Tyler, David Hayes and Peter Cohen have an avenue for scraps and pieces of leftover fabric.

They often turn to S. Rimmon & Co., a…

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Financial

PacSun Sets Succession Plan

Former A&F chief operating officer Seth Johnson soon to take same position at PacSun

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Memo Pad: Fast Start … Fathers of Invention … Award and Punishment

FAST START: Take note, Lucky: That object in your rear-view mirror may be closer than it appears. The first issue of the new Hearst title Shop Etc. sold a projected 280,000 copies in its two months on the newsstand, according to publisher…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Max J. Garelick

NEW YORK — Max J. Garelick, a former president and chief executive officer of Perry Ellis International, died Saturday. He was 65.

The cause of death was prostate cancer, according to his family.

Garelick was ceo of PEI from 1994…

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Fashion Features

Tax Package Clears Way For End of EU Trade Rift

The Senate passed legislation that now goes to President Bush that could end a trade dispute with the EU over U.S. export subsidies.

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Marty Goldberg

NEW YORK — Marty Goldberg, 73, a veteran in the women’s outerwear business, died Friday at Long Island Jewish Hospital.

The cause of death was cardiac arrest, according to his son, David.

Most recently, the elder Goldberg was…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Joop Unveils Wunderkind for Skin

BERLIN — As designer Wolfgang Joop knows, even a wunderkind gets wrinkles. But his new Wunderkind Max-Cell antiaging skin care range is out to fight telltale lines by “maximizing the cells’ inner strength from the…

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Retail Features

West Side Story

RTW: Barneys Co-op and a group of designer stores at the Time Warner Center are helping to revive Manhattan’s Upper West Side retail scene.

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