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Arthur Friedman

Senior Editor, Special Projects, Textiles & Trade

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Vassarette Goes Vroom

NEW YORK — NASCAR, the top spectator sport in the U.S. with a fan base of more than 75 million, may seem…

Donna Hanover’s Tale: Love Reunited

NEW YORK — Donna Hanover is proof that life takes interesting twists.

Hanover, the first lady of New York City…

Remember When …

NEW YORK — They said it couldn’t be done.

In 1993, Bryant Park was known more for drug dealers than fashion…

Levine And Tahari Team Up

NEW YORK -- Arthur S. Levine and Elie Tahari -- two of the most potent names in the suit business -- have team

UNITE Ad Campaign Gets Under Way Today

NEW YORK -- The six-month-old Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Employees will launch its first…

Gillian Group Said Close to Insolvency

NEW YORK -- In a surprising development, The Gillian Group, one of the industry's most well-known and…

Energized and Ready to Roll

NEW YORK -- Many ready-to-wear makers project a first-rate year in 1995, bolstered by the momentum of dresses…

Leslie Fay Grapples with New Tactics to Satisfy Creditors

NEW YORK -- Struggling to come up with a reorganization plan, The Leslie Fay Cos. said Monday it is…

Liz Claiborne Beefs Up Dress Strategy

NEW YORK -- Looking to expand its coverage in stores and regain some market share in dresses, Liz Claiborne…

Trunk Shows: is Price too High for Fast Buck?

NEW YORK -- Success has its price.

At a time when designer trunk shows have been ringing up record results at…

Levine Wants to Buy Sassco, but it May Not be for Sale

NEW YORK -- Arthur S. Levine, chairman of the Sassco Fashions division of The Leslie Fay Cos., wants to buy…

Leslie Fay Exec Pay Plan Runs into Stiff Battle

NEW YORK -- The Leslie Fay Cos. will continue the bankruptcy court fight for its incentive compensation plan…

The Shaws at Oscar de la Renta: Not Down or Out

NEW YORK -- "When people ask me what we do, I say, 'He builds ships and I sell dresses,"' Syd Shaw says with…

Former Labor Secretary Named as Mediator in Leslie Fay Strike

NEW YORK -- The strike by the ILGWU against The Leslie Fay Cos. made some progress toward a possible…

RTW: Early Orders Boost Hopes for Dresses, Suits

NEW YORK -- Thanks to the fast pace of fall and holiday orders, dress and suit manufacturers are looking for…