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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

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.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

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

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

The Big Comeback: Tom and Dom Return in Deal With Lauder

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Overview

Tom Ford and Domenico De Sole are to announce today they have formed a company that marks their return to the design-beauty arena.

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The Big Comeback: Tom and Dom Return in Deal With Lauder

Tom Ford and Domenico De Sole are to announce today they have formed a company that marks their return to the design-beauty arena.

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Financial

Limited Net Dips in Fourth

Limited Brands delivered fourth-quarter profits Monday that fell below its estimate, while sales gained 2.8 percent for the period ended Jan. 31.

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Fashion Features

Ellen Tracy Taps Vice President of Design

NEW YORK — Two years after Ellen Tracy’s founding designer and creative director, Linda Allard, retired, Ellen Tracy has named George Collins Sharp as vice president of design.

In the newly created post, Sharp, 44, will direct the…

clock April 12, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

In Brief: Dereon Debut … New Face … MacKay to Samsonite …

DEREON DEBUT: Beyoncé and Tina Knowles’ fashion label, House of Deréon, will exclusively outfit the members of Destiny’s Child on their new tour, “Destiny Fulfilled,” which starts this month and is to…

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Retail Features

Obituary: Geraldine Stutz, Retail Pioneer

NEW YORK — Geraldine Stutz, who died on Friday at 80, was a pioneer and a risk-taker who transformed Henri Bendel into an energetic showcase for young designers and the avant-garde.

As the store’s president for 29 years, she…

clock April 12, 2005David Moin

Memo Pad: House Frowns … Style Segue … A Wrinkle In Time

HOUSE FROWNS: So who is the “Enabler” mentioned repeatedly in Ned Zeman’s gossipy profile of the cast of  “Desperate Housewives” in the May issue of Vanity Fair?

Described in…

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Financial

Neiman’s Deal Progressing

NEW YORK — It’s been suspiciously quiet on the Neiman Marcus Group front but, according to sources, things are moving rapidly behind the scenes.

Neiman’s has been keeping a tight lid on the sale process, but bids could come…

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People

Friday Night Lights

NEW YORK — Now even young socialites are bait for the credit-mad. Zani Gugelmann was first meant to wear Naeem Khan but then Luca Luca sent out a media alert that she’d don one of its spring 2005 lilac gowns with a white…

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People

Otherwise Engaged

Wedding season is on the horizon, which means engagement parties, bachelorette parties and even spa days, at least if you’re Eleanor Lembo, who will marry Jon Ylvisaker this weekend in Palm Beach, Fla. The…

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People

Family Style

Da Giacomo, the legendary Milanese boite, has opened an outpost in Manhattan.

clock April 12, 2005Vanessa Lawrence

Textiles

IFFE Firms Face Tough Road

Textile firms getting ready for the IFFE show are dealing with stiff competition from aboard and a consolidating retail scene at home.

clock April 12, 2005Evan Clark

Financial

Greek Industry Tries to Adjust to the Post-Quota World

ATHENS — Greece’s apparel and textile manufacturers need to focus on capital-intensive technologies, better design and branded products, rather than trying to compete on price for commodity goods in the post-quota era, said economy and…

clock April 12, 2005John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

Swatches: Date Change

DATE CHANGE: The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum has changed the closing date for its “Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance” exhibit. The show, which opened Friday, will close Oct. 30. The textile exhibit…

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Retail Features

Caravan Ready to Roll With Fashion

When Caravan opens in June, a variety of labels will be displayed inside a remodeled truck that will park at different spots each weekend.

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Retail Features

Rush Week at Dress for Success

NEW YORK — Dress for Success wants more young fashion and beauty executives to say “yes” to its efforts.

The nonprofit organization celebrated the launch of Y.E.S., Young Executives for Success, a volunteer group that offers…

clock April 12, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Market Basket: Bouwer Backstage … Hannant’s Tally

BOUWER BACKSTAGE: Marc Bouwer was as floored as his friends to see he scored some prime airtime — for free. A new Cover Girl commercial shows the South African designer backstage before his fall 2005 show, mentions him more than…

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Fashion Features

Kidman Takes Piazza to the U.N.

NEW YORK — Critics have yet to weigh in on Sidney Pollack’s new flick “The Interpreter,” but Milan-based Piazza Sempione is already giving the movie’s star, Nicole Kidman, two thumbs up.

The Academy Award-winning…

clock April 12, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Retail Features

Euro-Dollar Rate Impacts Mipel

MILAN — The strength of the euro against the dollar played a key role at Mipel, the four-day leather goods exhibition here last month.

Giorgio Cannara, president of Mipel, said the “euro-dollar rate strongly influenced” the…

clock April 12, 2005Luisa Zargani

Retail Features

Michael Gould Goes Back to School

NEW YORK — Bloomingdale’s chairman and chief executive officer Michael Gould was principal for a day at Manhattan’s Public School 59 on Wednesday, part of a program in which leaders in different fields show support for the school…

clock April 12, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: New Gucci …. Quiet Riot … Road Show …

NEW GUCCI: Frida Giannini has just finished another Gucci line: The newly appointed creative director for women’s wear and accessories has launched La Pelle Guccissima, an accessories collection that will be on…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Groupe Clarins Profits Hit $107M … China, Brazil Win L’Oreal Challenge

PARIS — Groupe Clarins posted consolidated net profits of 81.9 million euros, or $107 million at average exchange rates, up 170.5 percent in 2004 over 2003. The sharp increase largely reflects the cessation of the company’s Thierry Mugler…

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Financial

Eliot Spitzer, NYPD Seize Counterfeit LiveStrong Bands

ALBANY, N.Y. — Five suspects were arrested and more than 81,000 counterfeit LiveStrong wristbands seized as part of investigations by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and the New York Police Department.

Authentic LiveStrong…

clock April 12, 2005Elizabeth Morrow

Essentialist

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The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

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