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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

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Fashion

Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

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Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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Perry Ellis Turmoil: Doubts Over Women’s as Robinson Quits

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In the latest twist to the saga of Perry Ellis as a sportswear label, design consultant Patrick Robinson resigned after a tumultuous clash with management over stylistic direction.

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Fashion Features

Memo Pad: Mix and Match Acessories … Charge It, Darling … Morris’ Song and Dance …

MIX AND MATCH ACCESSORIES: Harper’s Bazaar has finally bagged a new accessories director. Ana Abdul, former co-owner of the New York boutique Language, will join the Hearst magazine beginning in January. Before opening Language in…

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Marc Dubrule with Lancôme models Diane Kruger and Elizabeth Jagger.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Lancôme Shows New Face to Paris

PARIS — Lancôme just gave its beauty institute here a facelift.

Last week, the L’Oréal-owned brand unveiled the 2,368-square-foot space, which has housed its Institut Lancôme since 1942. The boutique includes a…

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Retail

Neiman Marcus to Open L.A. Unit

Neiman Marcus plans to open its first store in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, an anchor of the Westfield Shoppingtown Topanga.

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Textiles

The Fiber Price Sheet

On the last Tuesday of each month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices. Prices listed reflect the cost of one pound of fiber….

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Financial

Sanctions Seen Cooling Exports

WASHINGTON — U.S. apparel manufacturers and exporters are worried that a World Trade Organization decision to authorize retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods might discourage exports.

The 148-member WTO last week gave the go-ahead for…

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Textiles

Swatches: Elastic Pricing …

ELASTIC PRICING: Worldtex Inc., a maker of covered elastic yarns and narrow elastic fabrics, will increase its prices by 8 to 10 percent, effective Jan. 1. General manager Mac Cheek said the move was the firm’s first wide-ranging price…

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Fashion Features

EU’s New Trade Chief Urges Action

Peter Mandelson, the EU’s new trade commissioner, tried to put the Doha trade liberalization talks on the fast track last week.

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Financial

Online Shopping Takes Part in Solid Holiday Start

Along with turkey and racing for deals at the malls, online shopping is emerging as a Thanksgiving pastime and a big factor in holiday spending.

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Fashion Features

Wendy Chivian Exits Perry Ellis, Joins Sean John

NEW YORK — Wendy Chivian began Monday as senior vice president of women’s apparel at Sean John.

This confirms a report on Nov. 18 that the company was negotiating with Chivian to head up the Sean John women’s division….

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Fashion Features

Boho Mojo

A little carefree hippie here, a dash of Marrakech spangle there, not to mention beaucoup Talitha Getty charm, and you have the makings of a timeless, lasting look — the bohemian. Season after season, it seems as though the headlines still sing…

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Fashion Features

Kitchen Confidential

NEW YORK — After a decade spent in the toasty kitchens of Le Cirque, Match and the Mark Hotel, Karen Brown is serving up her culinary expertise to less-skilled cooks through her Upper East Side-based business, d.lish.

Like her…

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Maureen Chiquet in Chanel.

Fashion Features

Good Company

NEW YORK — Bejeweled women swanned into Lincoln Center last Tuesday in gowns of velvet, lace, sequins and silk — topped off with fur, of course — for the opening night of the New York City Ballet. Argentinian actress Mía…

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Anna Klossowska de Rolla with her mother, Loulou de la Falaise.

Fashion Features

Mommies’ Dearest

Fashion’s most fabulous offspring came out at the annual debutante ball at the Crillon Hotel…sashaying into the New York City Ballet…a d.lish meal.

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Fashion Features

Corrections

Larry Marchfeld is chief operating officer of Tendler Furs. His first name was incorrect in a story on Nov. 16.

Kellwood Co.’s Koret brand is distributed in Sears Canada stores, in which Sears, Roebuck & Co. has a stake. This was…

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Retail

In Brief: Tiffany Japan News … Heading Commerce … Tanger Splits …

TIFFANY JAPAN NEWS: Tiffany & Co. has named Michael C. Christ as president of Tiffany & Co. Japan Inc., which has had a poor financial performance over the last year. He succeeds Katsuhiko Nitta, who will return to New York following a…

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Jill Sander

Fashion Features

Gauging the Interest in Sander, Lang

Prada Group may be ready to cast off its Jil Sander and Helmut Lang brands, but industry experts question whether anyone wants them.

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Patrick Robinson

Fashion Features

Perry Ellis Turmoil: Doubts Over Women’s as Robinson Quits

Patrick Robinson, who rejuvenated the Perry Ellis label for women’s sportswear, resigned Monday after a stylistic clash with management.

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David Turner

Fashion Features

La Bohème

NEW YORK — There’s a gypsy in every woman. And her wild streak is reflected in fashion’s enduring bohemian spirit, seen in swirling shapes, bold colors and plenty of glitter. Here, Catherine Malandrino’s silk chiffon dress with…

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