Valentino and L’Oréal Ink Fragrance, Beauty License

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Recho Omondi Introduces The Cutting Room Floor Podcast

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Dior Cruise 2019

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Liz Claiborne Shake-up sees Top Execs Leave, 2 Brand Units Formed

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Liz Claiborne Inc. is splitting. Seven months after becoming chief executive officer, William L. McComb has mad his biggest round yet of executive layoffs and reorganization.

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Wedding Dress

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For Richer or Poorer

The top 10 average wedding expenses for 2007.

clock June 21, 2007Cecily Hall


In Brief: Golden Recap… Arbuckle Named Dean… Show In Jeopardy

Golden Sun Inc., which markets La Bella hair care products, has completed a recapitalization with Parallel Investment Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm.

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Savannah and Sienna Miller

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Twenty8Twelve: A Sister Act

Carlos Ortega, the Spanish entrepreneur who owns companies such as Pepe Jeans, approached Sienna Miller two years ago about doing a clothing line.

clock June 21, 2007Julee Greenberg

Global Brands Group plans to expand the FIFA brand worldwide.


Licensing Show Attracts Big Crowd

Retailers and manufacturers scoured the Licensing International Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center here for deals to grow their businesses in 2008.

clock June 21, 2007Julee Greenberg

Views of the new Miami Beach store.

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Goldschmied Grows in the Sunshine State

AG Adriano Goldschmied is having a growth spurt in Florida.

clock June 21, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

A charcoal jodhpur-style skinny pant with distressed pockets from Eclipse Noir.

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Eclipse Noir Goes Against the Grain

Eclipse Noir founder Eli Azran believes his Los Angeles-based denim and sportswear label can stand out in the landscape of plain skinny legs and clean, inky washes.

clock June 21, 2007Heather Staible and Chloe Popescu

A model wearing gold JC de Castelbajac jeans.

Fashion Features

Lee Cooper Partners With de Castelbajac

Most rockers have a favorite pair of jeans and Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, the French designer and rock ‘n’ roll buff, is no exception.

clock June 21, 2007Emilie Marsh

Miley Cyrus, a.k.a. Hannah Montana, at the International Licensing Expo.

Fashion Features

Disney Taps Into Tween TV Hits

At the International Licensing Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York on Tuesday, Miley Cyrus bounded onto a makeshift stage filled with products from her new Disney Hannah Montana collection and posed gamely for photographers.

clock June 21, 2007Sharon Edelson


Retailers Face Licensed Sports Hurdles

Licensed team sports apparel is a priority for J.C. Penney Co. Inc. even though it doesn’t generate huge profits.

clock June 21, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Bella Freud Exits Biba, Prioritizing Own Line

Designer Bella Freud has quit Biba to focus on her own collection, which will be sold during London Fashion Week in September.

clock June 21, 2007Samantha Conti


Wal-Mart to Increase Financial Services

Undeterred by its failure to open a bank in the U.S., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expanding in-store financial service centers and launching prepaid debit cards to capitalize on growing demand from low-income Americans.

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Beauty Beat: Ouidad Acquired by JH Partners

San Francisco-based private equity firm JH Partners has bolstered its burgeoning beauty portfolio with the acquisition of Ouidad, the investment firm’s first hair care brand.

clock June 21, 2007Rachel Brown


Rangel Postpones Vote On Andean Trade Bill

Apparel and textile companies doing business in four Andean countries were left in limbo Wednesday after House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel (D., N.Y.) postponed the panel’s vote on a two-year extension of a trade preference program…

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Karl Lagerfeld

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Wool Innovation Unveils Designer Protege Project

The Donald has his apprentices and now so do Karl, Donatella, Francisco, Paul and Franca.

clock June 21, 2007Patty Huntington

Hermes' Broad

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Hermes Rides Onto Wall Street

Hermes is taking its luxury to a new neighborhood. Today, the company will open a flagship on Broad Street near Wall Street.

clock June 21, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Beauty Features

Bravo Departs Burberry

Rose Marie Bravo will bid a final farewell to Burberry Group plc on July 1, when she steps down from the board and resigns her role as vice chairman.

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William L. McComb

Beauty Features

Liz Claiborne Shake-up Sees Top Execs Leave, 2 Brand Units Formed

Liz Claiborne Inc. is splitting.

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Memo Pad: Double Life… Wild Kingdon… Diverse Times

Some may have thought it dead, but Vogue Living lives on after all. Vogue will publish a second edition of the magazine in October even though the first version left many media watchers underwhelmed.

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Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: No, Thanks… Met Buzz… Kane To Sweeten Fashion Rocks…

The Hollywood heat around Georgina Chapman, the designer of Marchesa along with Keren Craig, has apparently reached the couture ateliers in the capital of fashion.

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Roberto Cavalli and Margareta van den Bosch

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Cavalli to Collaborate With H&M

Roberto Cavalli has glammed up celebrities like Charlize Theron, Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna, and now he wants to make every woman feel like a Hollywood diva.

clock June 21, 2007Amanda Kaiser and Robert Murphy

Crowds line up outside in New York


Hindmarch “Green” Bag a Hot Item

Accessories designer Anya Hindmarch found herself in the eye of the “green” movement’s storm Wednesday.

clock June 21, 2007Rachel Brown and Sophia Chabbott

Emily Mitchell


Photo Op

Getting laid off is probably every young professional’s nightmare, but, as with some seeming disasters, often the results can prove pleasantly surprising. Writer Emily Mitchell, whose debut novel, “The Last Summer of the World,” hit shelves this week,…

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Great Expectations

Sweltering humidity is fun for no one, but city sprites can usually pull it off hiply with a ponytail, sunglasses and a little sundress.

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Restaurant: One, Los Angeles Designer: Jeffrey Sebelia Vibe: The restaurant caters to industry bigwigs rather than young Hollywood, and aims to make patrons feel as though they are at one big dinner party, not just the first stop on a night of...


Dressing on the Side

When opening a new nightspot, it’s expected the staff will dress just as sharply as the clientele.

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