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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

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Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 4hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Business

Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

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Holiday Kickoff: Despite Strong Start, Retailers Still Cautious

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Overview

Must-have products, good weather and pent-up demand drew shoppers to stores on Black Friday.

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Black Friday at Macy’s Herald Square.

Retail

Holiday Kickoff: Despite Strong Start, Retailers Still Cautious

Must-have products, good weather and pent-up demand drew shoppers to stores on Black Friday.

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Financial

WWD Stock Index Sees Rise

NEW YORK — Buoyed by lower oil prices and an optimistic take on early holiday sales, investors traded retail and vendor stocks higher last week, sending the WWD Composite Stock Index up 1.4 percent to 1185.89.

The gain slightly…

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Financial

TSA Loss Narrows as Sales Dip

The Sports Authority, the nation’s largest sport retailer narrowed its third-quarter loss but also had a comp-store decline.

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Curvation spokeswoman Queen Latifah.

Fashion Features

Curvation’s Destiny: Megabrand

The Curvation by Bestform bra brand is looking to become a $100 million megabrand over the next few years.

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Harvé Benard’s easy cotton lounge separates.

Fashion Features

Harvé Benard’s Latest Wake-Up Call

NEW YORK — The Harvé Benard company has signed a licensing deal with Ganis Bros. Inc. to produce the first line of women’s sleepwear and loungewear bearing the Harvé Benard label.

After a preview of a capsule collection…

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Fashion Features

Ebel Taps van der Kallen as President

Thomas van der Kallen, president of the Piaget brand, will join the Movado Group as president of Ebel worldwide.

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Fashion Features

Loyd Maish Crafts Bag Line

MILAN — When Melissa Loyd Maish decided to launch her own collection of handbags and luggage, the Florida native knew she wanted to stay in her adopted Tuscan town of Scandicci to produce the kind of hand-tooled pieces she envisioned….

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Janet Goldman

Retail

Fragments’ Uptown Gem

Fragments, the jewelry retailer, has opened a second, 850-square-foot Manhattan store at 997 Madison Avenue.

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Echaudemaison’s “The Colors of My Life.”

Beauty Features

Makeup Master Pens Memoirs

PARIS — He may not be a household name in the U.S., but Olivier Echaudemaison was probably the first makeup artist in France to become a society-page figure in his own right.

Since his apprenticeship to hair maestro Alexandre de Paris at…

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Mark Leithauser at home with his book, “Lettered Creatures,” and his dog.

Fashion Features

An Alchemist of Art and Words

WASHINGTON — Artist Mark Leithauser, chief of design at the National Gallery of Art here, inhabits a world in which art and daily life often collide to create surprising artistic results.

Take the men’s room of a Mexico City…

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The Strand sisters: Sara, Petra and Sofia.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: A Spritz of Pixi Scent From Britain

NEW YORK — British cosmetics brand Pixi, which was founded by the Strand sisters — Petra, Sofia and Sara — has created its first fragrance.

The Swedish siblings were working as makeup artists prior to opening a Pixi flagship…

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Diesel’s Renzo Rosso.

Fashion Features

Luxury and the Lands of Opportunity

Understanding the Chinese customer is essential for Italian luxury firms looking to expand there.

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Financial

In Brief: Capital Increase A Go … Versace To Divide … Gassed Up

CAPITAL INCREASE A GO: KarstadtQuelle got the green light for its 535 million euros, or $711.6 million, capital increase after the department store and catalogue group resolved a dispute with dissident shareholders. At the group’s…

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Financial

WTO OKs Sanctions Against U.S.

GENEVA — The World Trade Organization Friday gave authorization for the European Union, Japan, Korea, Canada, Mexico, India, and Brazil to impose retaliatory punitive tariffs on U.S. products if the U.S. fails to promptly repeal the Byrd…

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Patrizio Bertelli

Financial

Prada IPO Future Uncertain

Prada chief Patrizio Bertelli decided to delay the company’s planned initial public offering for a fourth time while saying for the first time that selling the Jil Sander and Helmut Lang brands was an option.

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Pambianco Study: Armani, Valentino, Zegna Top Three for Potential IPOs

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