Jones to Shutter Toledo-Designed Anne Klein Collection

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Jones Apparel Group is saying goodbye to the Anne Klein designer collection and its creative director, Isabel Toledo. On Tuesday, the apparel conglomerate said it was pulling the plug on the collection after just two seasons.

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A look by Jean Crisan at NAFFEM.



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A look from Tereza Santos.

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Status Quo

Brazilian organizers look to tweak their shows rather than make wholesale changes.

clock November 21, 2007Michael Kepp

A look from Nobel at NAFFEM.

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Money Matters

A stronger Canadian dollar causes uncertainty for shows looking to attract U.S. business.

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A look by Alex Perry at RAFW.

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Business Concerns

Australia’s economy is booming, but the fashion sector still has some worries.

clock November 21, 2007Patty Huntington

The China Sourcing Fair has added swimwear and innerwear to its lineup.

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Environmental and safety issues are front and center for Asia’s fashion sector.

clock November 21, 2007Constance Haisma-Kwok

Rooms will run Feb. 12 to 14.

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Different Strokes

In Japan, the goal is to offer a unique experience to attendees and exhibitors.

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A fashion show at the Istanbul Leather Fair.


Higher Profile

Turkish fashion execs seek to boost

clock November 21, 2007Robert Murphy

A bolero and bikini by Custo Barcelona

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Top Dog

Bread & Butter Barcelona dominates the Spanish trade fair sector.

clock November 21, 2007Barbara Barker

Eco-conscious fashion lines are becoming more prevalent at shows.

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Turbulent Times

Cooperation and competition reign in Germany.

clock November 21, 2007Damien McGuinness

The show floor of Moda In at Milano Unica.

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Making Adjustments

Organizers in Italy continue to add new events and change formats to attract buyers.

clock November 21, 2007Luisa Zargani

Parisian trade events include many runway shows.

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New Horizons

A focus on creativity and new categories helps keep the Paris trade show sector strong.

clock November 21, 2007Emilie Marsh and Katya Foreman

A look from the runway at London's Moda show.

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Tailored Looks

In the face of grim market conditions, British trade shows are relying on intiU.K. trade show organizers trim their offerings to better meet buyers’ needs. macy with their clients for a buoyant season.

clock November 21, 2007Tosin Mfon

The pool at the Haymarket Hotel.

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Scene: Pool Party… Great Escape… Food of the Gods…

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Isabel Toledo

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Jones to Shutter Toledo-Designed Anne Klein Collection

Jones Apparel Group is saying goodbye to the Anne Klein designer collection and its creative director, Isabel Toledo.

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An image from the 2008 Belvedere Vodka campaign.


Memo Pad: Hard Liquor… Making Time… More About More…

When a liquor brand wants to market to a downtown art crowd instead of the suited-up bottle service set, whom do they call?

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Shoppers during Black Friday, 2006.


Greeting the Season: A Cloudy Forecast

Retailers are scrambling to cope with higher energy costs and other economic woes, as well as demanding consumers.

clock November 21, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Jeanine Poggi

Bishop of Seventh iced jeans.


From Colorado to Calif., Merchants Look to Value

Retailers in the West are banking on merchandise that provides good value to lift the bottom line this holiday season.

clock November 21, 2007Rachel Brown and Marcy Medina

Valois packaging with attached treat.

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Beauty Beat: Product Packaging Key Theme at Trade Show…

Sustainability was a watchword at Luxe Pack Monaco, the packaging trade show held here from Oct. 23 to 26.

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Saltaire Branches Out Into Women’s Apparel

Saltaire, a new women’s clothing brand, wants to build a casual luxury business on the store it opened at NorthPark Center here.

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Manhattan H&M Workers Join Union

More than 1,000 workers at nine Hennes and Mauritz stores in Manhattan have voted to become part of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

clock November 21, 2007Ross Tucker

Linda Hardy shot by Peter Lindbergh.

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Fashion Scoops: Deacon and Diego… Moving Pictures… A Sticky Web…

It’s no secret that Gilles Deacon has been on Diego Della Valle’s radar for months now. First, industry sources said the Italian owner of the Tod’s, Hogan and Fay labels wanted the British designer for his Schiaparelli Collection.

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Gilbert Harrison, Abbey Doneger, Joyce Brown and John Pomerantz.

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Henry Doneger Lab Dedicated at FIT

Abbey Doneger, president of The Doneger Group, the global fashion merchandising consulting firm here, cut the ribbon Monday night on the new Henry Doneger Computer Lab at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

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An illustration of the H&M collection using Marimekko prints

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H&M Forges Ties With Marimekko

Hennes & Mauritz is weaving another collaboration.

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A look from Ramosport.

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Giadrossi Brings Modern Edge to Ramosport

With a new owner and a new designer, Ramosport, the French outerwear company known for its chic utilitarian aesthetic, is looking to the future.

clock November 21, 2007Robert Murphy

A Led Zeppelin T-shirt.

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Christie’s and A|X Armani Rock On

As the sounds of the Sixties and Seventies pulsed through the James Christie Room at Christie’s, the famed auction house played host Friday night to a fashion show to kick off the buildup to its Nov. 30 Rock and Pop Memorabilia sale.

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Ya Ya Aflalo's linen wrap sweater and jeans from Converse by John Varvatos; Minnetonka moccasins.

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Easy Day Out

In a nod to the Seventies, sun-faded, high-waisted denim and beachy tops are keeping things mellow this spring.

clock November 21, 2007Monica Schweiger

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Target, Limited Falter as Retail Slumps

Ahead of the holiday season, retailers reported disappointing earnings on Tuesday, hurt by unseasonable weather and economic uncertainty.

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The new Agnes b. store.

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Agnes b. Brings Edgy Style to ‘Golden Triangle’ in Paris

Agnes b., the Gallic rock-edged sportswear brand, has arrived in Paris’ “Golden Triangle,” the upscale shopping district between the Champs-Elysées and the Seine river.

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Sears Mulling Acquisition Of Restoration Hardware

Sears Holdings Corp. said it bought about a 13.7 percent stake in Restoration Hardware Inc. and is considering acquiring the company, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing late on Monday.

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Saks Profits Rise Sharply

Saks Inc. posted robust third-quarter earnings on strong same-store sales, with officials confident in a healthy luxury sector for the fourth quarter but, at the same time, acknowledging a “challenging macroenvironment.”

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The men's and women's bracelets.

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Julia Roberts, Armani Team for (Product) Red

Giorgio Armani and his buddy Julia Roberts have joined to design a special Emporio Armani (Product) Red bracelet that will be sold online at starting on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1.

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In Brief: World Economy Seen Slowing… Buying Brinkhaus…

The global economy is projected to lose momentum in the final quarter of this year in all regions, a survey from the International Chamber of Commerce and IFO Institute said.

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