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EASY LIVING

NEW YORK -- This resort season, handbag designers are moving away from the structured look, creating slouchy bags that are functional and comfortable. Reminiscent of the hippie-chic Seventies, they are a...

– July 28, 1997

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WHITE MY FIRE

NEW YORK -- It might be pure white, but that doesn't mean it isn't hot. Even a chenille robe has a certain sensuality. Here, Marilyn Wolf's cotton chenille robe wraps around Hanro's polyester and cotton...

– July 28, 1997

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OBITUARIES

Frank J. Reilly
ST. LOUIS -- Frank J. Reilly, a retired vice president and treasurer of The May Department Stores Co., died July 12 at his home here. He was 81.
The cause of death was cancer,...

– July 28, 1997

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FALL ADS: EXPANDING IMAGES

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- Accessories firms want consumers to view them in a new light this fall, and they are turning to print ads to do the job.
The goal for many,...

– July 28, 1997

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KMART NAMES SAPIENZA VP FOR WOMEN'S APPAREL

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- In a first step towards rebuilding its ailing fashion team, Kmart said Friday it had named Lucinda (Cindy) Sapienza, a former J.C....

– July 28, 1997

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NOCTURNE IN WHITE

NEW YORK -- This season, designers are choosing white for night, adding flashes of color to classic cotton pajamas.

– July 28, 1997

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The two 18-karat gold and tourmaline rings pictured on page 74 of the "A" supplement that appeared on July 21, credited to Carol Workinger at Talavera NYC, were incorrectly credited. The rings were designed by Slane & Slane and are...

– July 28, 1997

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SPRING IN YOUR STEP

NEW YORK -- Art Deco socks are fresh for spring, sporting diamond, check and line designs. Here, a sampling.

– July 28, 1997

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SUMMER ADDED TO MARKET MIX

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Some legwear vendors aim to get a step ahead by showing summer merchandise as well as spring at next week's market.
Now more than ever...

– July 28, 1997

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SWEET NOTHINGS

NEW YORK -- Whispers of sweet nothings run through this season's loungewear. Wrapped robes and simple slipgowns feature ruffles, trim, lace and other such delicate details.

– July 28, 1997

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VERSACE, DH SAID TO HAVE BEEN IN JEANSWEAR TALKS

Byline: Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- Before he was murdered July 15, Gianni Versace reportedly was working on a jeanswear deal with Designer Holdings Ltd. that...

– July 28, 1997

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BUDGET SUPPORT SOUGHT FOR CARGO THEFT FIGHT

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- Senate and House members representing two of the nation's top targets for cargo thieves -- New York-New Jersey and Southern...

– July 28, 1997

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