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NIKE MAPS GROWTH PLAN IN WOMEN'S ACTIVEWEAR

Byline: Phil Adamsak

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Along with defending the company's labor practices, Nike executives at the company's annual meeting here Monday took time to...

– September 23, 1997

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MARKET BASKET

WRAPS OFF THE RACKS: Saks Fifth Avenue has postponed two Diane Von Furstenberg personal appearances because the retailer has nearly sold out of the designer's signature wrap dresses. Appearances set for...

– September 23, 1997

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MOHAIR TAKES AIMS AT A NEW ERA

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Mohair is ready to break out of its traditional luxury niche and take on a new assortment of apparel segments and prices, from luxe to wovens to...

– September 23, 1997

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EYE SCOOP

It's not quite the same as getting Nicole Kidman to wear one's dress to the Oscars, but still, Tommy Hilfiger has bagged a big one. Mick Jagger will wear the designer's duds -- including this outfit of a...

– September 23, 1997

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JAPAN'S JACKET JAG

Byline: Eric Wilson / with contributions from Koji Hirano, Tokyo

NEW YORK -- Japanese consumers seem to be turning American.
A clear example of the Japanese consumer's thirst for...

– September 23, 1997

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TWO FOR THE ROAD

The boy-meets-girl motif continues as Milan gears up for spring.

– September 23, 1997

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MARKET UP, SOME DESIGNERS FOLLOW

NEW YORK -- It was another strong day for the stock market Monday as the Dow Jones Industrials soared 79.56 points and some of the designer stocks went along for the ride.
Polo...

– September 23, 1997

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URBAN RENEWAL

NEW YORK -- It doesn't take an urban planner to spot the changes in this spring's cityscape. The formality of the little cocktail suit is being eclipsed by a casual mood that pairs sporty jackets with...

– September 23, 1997

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SWATCHES

COUTURE LACE: Lace and embroidery have been star players in fashion recently, so the timing couldn't be better for The French Federation of Laces and Embroideries to organize a runway show of French couture at...

– September 23, 1997

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OBITUARIES

William C. Conard
NEW YORK -- William C. Conard, former visual merchandising director of Lord & Taylor, whose responsibilities included creating holiday and fashion window displays, died Sept. 13. He...

– September 23, 1997

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'CONSCIENCE' DAY PLANNING IN GEAR

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- Even though the Labor Department currently is taking a less confrontational approach to battling sweatshops, the labor movement doesn't...

– September 23, 1997

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SECONDARY LINES SPARKLE

Byline: Samantha Conti

MILAN -- Italian fashion's bustling youth movement is translating into a gold rush for designers.
Born as less-expensive options to designers' signature...

– September 23, 1997

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