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Milton J. Bluestein

NEW YORK -- Funeral services for Milton J. Bluestein, 90, the founder of Plymouth Shops, will be held today at 1:30 p.m. at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, 1076 Madison Ave., here. Bluestein died at his Palm Beach, Fla., home on Jan. 28 of...

Buyers at Dallas Mart Seek Brighter Looks

DALLAS -- Breezy separates and sportswear groups, with buyers showing a growing appetite for bright hues after a steady diet of neutrals, marked the action at the International Apparel Mart's summer and transition market last week.


Bergdorf's Plans a Party to Launch Tyler's Line

NEW YORK -- Bergdorf Goodman will celebrate the opening of its Richard Tyler signature collection boutique Tuesday evening, with a party that will transform much of the third-floor designer sportswear space into a setting of small vignettes of Tyler's...

Sara Lee Says Woes in Hosiery, Knit Units Will Hurt Results

CHICAGO -- Sara Lee Corp. reported companywide earnings for the second quarter ended Jan. 1 rose 7 percent, but said softness in knit and hosiery products should cut third-quarter results below analysts' current estimates.

In the second...

Chanel Averts Muslim Boycott

PARIS -- Apologies by Chanel have ended the threat of a Muslim boycott of the fashion house.

As reported, the appearance in the Chanel couture show last week of three dresses carrying verses from the Koran caused an uproar, and a group of...

Memo Pad: Esquire Gets Galotti ... Different Drummer ... Get Out the Boxes ...

ESQUIRE GETS GALOTTI: Eight months after his abrupt departure from Vanity Fair, Ronald A. Galotti has resurfaced as publishing director of Hearst's Esquire and Esquire Gentleman. Alan Stiles continues as publisher of both titles....

A Real Beauty of a Catfight

NEW YORK -- Real Beauty, a new magazine published by The New York Times Magazine Group, wants a piece of the beauty action.

The magazine, which some observers have dubbed a "midwestern Allure," was tested last summer, and its second issue hits...

Franceschini Named Exec VP

CHICAGO -- Donald J. Franceschini, who in early January was given responsibility for the personal products businesses of Sara Lee Corp., was elected executive vice president and a director of the corporation.

Franceschini, who had been a senior...

Taking A Shine

Legwear manufacturers have beamed right into this season's metallic trend with silvery, space-age leg looks Jane Jetson would love.

Nicole Miller's Serious Side

NEW YORK -- Nicole Miller is getting serious about lingerie.

The designer has expanded her three-year-old daywear and sleepwear line with a group of romantic floral print pieces in silk georgette. Describing the new print as "serious," Miller...

PETA Invades the Offices of Calvin Klein; 7 Arrested

NEW YORK -- Animal activists say they are going directly after the designers who do fur, and they started this week with Calvin Klein.

Ironically, Klein does not currently have a fur license. However, he did have one for 17 years with Alixandre...

Hanro Goes On-Line

NEW YORK -- With new management and ownership, Hanro USA, a luxury lingerie resource, is out to put more muscle into its business.

The firm, the U.S. marketing and sales arm of Hanro AG, Liestal, Switzerland, is adding electronic data...

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