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Blu’s Style – Sleek and Simple

NEW YORK -- Silke Schalk, the 30-year-old German-born designer, objected to the frou-frou floral swimsuits…

Hosiery Execs Bet on Fashion to Spur Sheers

NEW YORK -- With the faltering sheer hosiery market a major headache, industry executives are hoping to find…

Gold Toe Targets Family Through In-Store Shops

NEW YORK -- Gold Toe, a socks label of Great American Knitting Mills, is stepping up its marketing with new…

Execs See Sara Lee Shakeup as Epitome of Industry Woes

NEW YORK -- The news this week of Sara Lee Corp.'s massive restructuring program was met by others in the…

Great American Sets Sights on Canada, Mexico Markets

NEW YORK -- Great American Knitting Mills, a division of Bidermann Industries Corp., is looking abroad for…

Hanes’s Smith Line: Fancy Footwork

NEW YORK -- Hanes Hosiery has taken on a touch of whimsy since joining forces with designer Eric Smith and…

Lots of Looks Spark Market

NEW YORK -- Retailers are looking for gains in fall and holiday legwear business, buoyed by short hemlines…

Glitter, Thigh-Highs, Color Seen Pacing Holiday

NEW YORK -- Novelties with glitter, soft fibers and trendy thigh-highs have legwear vendors anticipating…

Nahm Tells the ‘Sheer Facts’

NEW YORK -- The sheer hosiery industry is fighting back against a barrage of media criticism about its…

New York Stores Drop Old, Add New

NEW YORK -- Drugstore cosmetics departments are becoming tougher in editing their lines these days in order…

Hosiery Manufacturers Leap into Home Shopping Market

NEW YORK -- Hosiery manufacturers are jumping into television shopping with both feet.

Some have chosen to…

K-R Sells Rolane, Will Shut 29 Factory Outlets

NEW YORK -- Kayser-Roth Corp., continuing its companywide streamlining, has sold its 13 Rolane family apparel…

Dupont: Detailing, Soft-Hand Fibers are Trends for Spring-Summer ’95

NEW YORK -- Soft, comfortable fibers and special detailing -- from reinforced toes and heels to decorative…

Fall’s Casual Confidence

NEW YORK -- Legwear manufacturers are getting the message.

For the past year, they've been hearing that…

Leslie Fay Readies Hue Deal With K-R

NEW YORK -- After three months of negotiations with various manufacturers, The Leslie Fay Cos. has agreed to…