Bangladesh Urges U.S. Maintain Trade Benefits

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A delegation of officials will visit to lobby the U.S. government to maintain preferential trade status for the Asian country’s textiles and apparel.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Jewelry

Police Seize $50M in Diamonds, Interrogate 31 in Brussels Heist

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Bottega Veneta Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Bottega Veneta Resort 2014

Tomas Maier focused on a print- and pattern-heavy resort collection, working with block-printing techniques and layered fabrics.

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The Sand shop at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Retail

Saks Opens Sand Shop at Flagship

The upscale retailer recently installed a shop for the Copenhagen-based men’s brand on the seventh floor of its Fifth Avenue store.

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A.P.C. by Carhartt's cotton jacket, Won Hundred's cotton shirt and Rag & Bone NY's cotton T-shirt.

Other

Hangin’ With Justin Bartha

The actor talks about his next projects: a third installment of “The Hangover” and “CBGB,” a film about the legendary punk rock club on the Bowery in New York.

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A Paul Smith jacket.

Retail

Bloomingdale’s Sets Promotion Based on Britain

For fall, the department store will pay tribute to the U.K. through a store-wide celebration it is calling “Brit Style.”

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Financial

William Ackman Talks P&G Potential

On Wednesday, the activist investor spoke critically of ceo Bob McDonald’s schedule and said the consumer products company’s stock could be worth more.

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Financial

Foot Locker to Acquire German Retailer

Footwear firm expands in Europe with $94.2 million deal for Runners Point.

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The shirt-jac in Woolrich’s signature buffalo plaid.

Sportswear

Woolrich to Add Made-in-USA Line for Fall

Its signature buffalo plaid will be ubiquitous in the offering.

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David Adjaye's design for a silk weaving factory in Varanasi, India.

Fashion Features

Maiyet Strives for Social Change With India Factory

The indie fashion label and its nonprofit partner Nest are holding a dinner at the Consulate General of India in New York to reveal their latest endeavor.

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Kate Moss for St. Tropez.

Marketing and Promotion

Kate Moss in Nothing But a St. Tropez Tan

The model has become the self-tanning brand’s first-ever face — and body — for its debut global ad campaign that launches today.

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Inside the Kate Spade flagship store on Madison Avenue.

Ready To Wear

Kate Spade Unveils Madison Ave. Store

The brand, the driving engine of Fifth & Pacific Cos. Inc., will cut the ribbon on its first flagship Friday.

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Financial

Lion Capital Warrants Expand Losses at American Apparel

The Los Angeles-based vertical retailer posted a net loss of $46.5 million.

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Government and Trade

Bangladesh Officials Coming To D.C.

A delegation of officials will visit Washington to lobby to maintain preferential trade status for the Asian country’s textiles and apparel.

clock May 9, 2013Mayu Saini and John Zarocostas

Financial

Backdrop Bodes Well for Investment Activity

So long as the credit markets are fairly easy for firms to access, and the cost of debt remains cheap, there could be a flurry of activity soon.

clock May 9, 2013Vicki M. Young

Lulu and Betsey Johnson

Media

‘XOX Betsey Johnson’ Series Debuts Sunday

The designer’s new docu-series, “XOX Betsey Johnson,” which stars Johnson, 70, and her daughter Lulu, 38, premieres this Sunday on the Style Network at 8 p.m.

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Suzy Menkes with Fern Mallis

Fashion Features

Suzy Menkes Talks Frankly About Fashion

The Order of the British Empire-winning British journalist was forthright as ever during Tuesday’s Q&A with Fern Mallis at 92Y.

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Product offers from Cartwheel.

Retail

Target’s ‘Cartwheel’ Jumpstarts Social Commerce Initiative

The program, which launched in beta mode on Wednesday, provides shoppers with digital coupons they can share with friends.

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Fashion Scoops

Parsons Cancels John Galliano Master Class

The designer was set to teach a three-day master class, but the school’s decision to invite the designer backfired, resulting in public outrage.

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Karl Lagerfeld and Stella Tenant

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Debuts Short Film in Singapore

The designer’s schedule had to be adjusted so he could polish off Chanel’s cruise collection, which makes its debut Thursday in the Southeast Asian state.

clock May 9, 2013Kristiano Ang

Fashion Scoops

Kenneth Cole Takes a Stand on Immigration Reform

The designer is changing his billboard on the West Side Highway at 123rd Street in New York to raise awareness for the importance of the issue.

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