Private Label Redux: SFA Plans to Roll Out Three Women’s Lines

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Overview

Saks Fifth Avenue is getting back into the private label business in a big way by launching three lines, one in August and two in November.

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Fashion Features

Private Label Redux: SFA Plans to Roll Out Three Women’s Lines

Saks Fifth Avenue is getting back into the private label business in a big way by launching three lines, one in August and two in November.

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Nine months and one week after Joanne Lipman was hired away from The Wall Street Journal to edit the fledgling Conde Nast business magazine, the company has finally decided on a name for it.

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Financial

Tiffany 1Q Profits Rise 8%

Buoyed by robust international sales and higher margins, Tiffany posted an 8 percent profit gain, as sales rose 6 percent in the first quarter.

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The Vuitton flagship in Paris.

Retail

Paris Court Keeps Vuitton Shut on Sundays

It’s against the law to buy Louis Vuitton on Sunday.

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Odyn’s high-waisted skinny-fit jeans for fall.

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The premium denim line Odyn, which draws its inspiration from Scandinavian folklore, will be offering bespoke denim for fall.

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The new Cacharel store in Paris.

Retail

Cacharel Refines Its Look

After a few years restructuring, Cacharel, the French fashion house known for its spirited, contemporary sportswear, is stepping on the accelerator.

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The Osklen store in Milan.

Retail

Osklen Opens in Milan, Sets Sights on New York

Osklen, one of Brazil’s most famous beach and casualwear brands, will soon be landing in New York.

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Financial

Ecko Hosting Concert to Save Rhinos

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John Galliano

Fashion Features

Galliano Unveils Name of New Line

John Galliano said his new rtw line, Galliano, will be priced 40 percent below his signature range, but with the same design sensibility.

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Fashion Features

U.S., Vietnam Trade Pact Official

The U.S. formally signed a trade deal with Vietnam, clearing a major hurdle in the Southeast Asian country’s effort to join the WTO.

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Audrey Marnay

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Child’s Play … His Turn … Royal Show

Forget crocodile, ostrich or ponyskin: Handbags scrawled with kids’ doodles are drawing big bucks.

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Jeffrey Kalinsky and Paula Wallace

Fashion Features

SCAD Gala Kicks Off Style Week

The Savannah College of Art and Design goes for the big statement and Etoile Gala, the glittery benefit kickoff to its SCAD Style week, was no exception.

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Fashion Features

Far East Fashion-Forward

Top fashion brands consumers in China and India would buy in the future if money were no object.

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Jane eye pencils.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Jane Cosmetics Gets Cash Infusion … Roberts to Avon Reports Unfounded … Cameron in PureBeauty Buyout …

Jane Cosmetics wants to up its standing in the mass market with the help of a cash infusion from two private equity groups.

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Financial

Bon-Ton Loss Grows in 1st Quarter

The company reaffirmed its earnings per share guidance for 2006 to be in a range between $2.15 to $2.35.

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Fashion Features

Dallas Fashion Award Finalists Set

The Dallas Market Center has announced 24 finalists in the 31st annual Dallas Fashion Awards competition.

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Carolina Herrera and Donna Karan

People

Sky High

Stan Herman was the star at the party thrown in his honor, but he had to outshine the venue, Donna Karan’s Central Park West apartment.

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People

Press Pass

Puffing on a cigarette in a floaty Miu Miu dress and star-spangled platforms, actress Nathalie Press could pass for a modern-day Alice in Wonderland.

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