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FRILL SEEKING

Spring's mood is one of genuine girlishness, and there's nothing more feminine than ruffles and prints. CiZi puts them together, cutting its silk blouse and skirt from a paisley print of maroon, black and...

– September 24, 1997

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STORES SEEK DRESSES, SEXY LOOKS

Byline: Sharon Edelson / With contributions from Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- For three days starting on Sept. 27, about 6,000 buyers from all over the world will walk up and...

– September 24, 1997

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COLOR TO POWER SPRING KNITWEAR

Byline: Lynne Richardson

DALLAS -- A heavy dose of color -- from brights to neutrals -- is expected to turn up some green at the cash register for knitwear manufacturers for...

– September 24, 1997

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SUZY

Byline: Aileen Mehle

A Night at the Opera With Suzy Doing Her Stream-of-Consciousness Thing: Denyce Graves, a wild and sexy Carmen, spitting fire, gave the opening night audience at the Met a taste of just...

– September 24, 1997

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NAUTICA'S PROFIT RISES 31.7% IN 2ND QUARTER

NEW YORK -- Predicting continued growth, Nautica Enterprises Inc. said second-quarter net profit rose 31.7 percent to $14.9 million, or 36 cents a share, beating Wall...

– September 24, 1997

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ELDER-BEERMAN AIMS TO EXIT CH. 11 IN DEC.

Byline: Jean E. Palmieri

NEW YORK -- Elder-Beerman, the 118-unit Dayton, Ohio-based chain, hopes to emerge from bankruptcy in early December with 40 percent fewer...

– September 24, 1997

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DOUBLE DRESSING

The dress-and-cardigan combo is becoming a trend.

– September 24, 1997

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TAXI TIME

The head-for-cover raincoat needn't be as dreary as the weather. Here, Burberrys brightens the mood with a taxicab-yellow cotton and polyurethane trench over white cotton pants.

– September 24, 1997

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VENDORS CHEER NEW LOCALE

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- With a new venue, exhibitors at Fashion Coterie, for the most part, appear bullish about the trade show, and many hope the new environment will be...

– September 24, 1997

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THE NEW SOUTH

Byline: Georgia Lee / Neal Turnage

Look-alike malls and stores, homogenized mass media and sophisticated lifestyle marketing by a handful of powerhouse brands all are serving an American consumer...

– September 24, 1997

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RUSSE BID WINS RAMPAGE

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- Charlotte Russe won the bidding war with Wet Seal Inc. for 15 Rampage Clothing Co. stores in U.S. Bankruptcy Court last week with an offer of...

– September 24, 1997

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'THE MILLENNIUM BUG': A GLITCH THAT COULD COST RETAILERS MILLIONS

Byline: Denise Zimmerman

NEW YORK -- In what could be a precedent-setting lawsuit triggered by the "millennium bug," a Michigan retailer is...

– September 24, 1997

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