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THE FUTURE OF VERSACE: VOTES OF CONFIDENCE FOR DONATELLA, SANTO

Byline: Sara Gay Forden / Alessandra Ilari

MILAN -- The future of one of fashion's biggest houses is now in their hands.
With their brother,...

– July 21, 1997

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THE WRITE WATCH

First famous for its Meisterstuck fountain pen, Montblanc is now adding a collection of watches to its expanding array of products. The watches bear the hallmarks of the company's writing implements....

– July 21, 1997

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THE WEEKLIES JOIN THE MEDIA BLITZ

Byline: Lisa Lockwood, New York / Samantha Conti, Milan

NEW YORK -- The Gianni Versace story plays on.
Now the weeklies are weighing in, and several are touting exclusive...

– July 21, 1997

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OAKLEY HURT BY WEAK SUNGLASS HUT SALES

NEW YORK -- Profits at Oakley Inc. slumped 43.9 percent in the second quarter and 64.8 percent in the six months, hurt by continued sales weakness at its largest customer,...

– July 21, 1997

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MAY TEXTILE, APPAREL IMPORTS JUMP AGAIN

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- The unremitting surge in Chinese exports boosted total textile and apparel imports into the U.S. by 22.1 percent in May against a year...

– July 21, 1997

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A MYTHICAL FEAST

Byline: Alexandra Bellak

Medusa, of Greek mythology, has been reincarnated as a restaurant that's attracting hip Manhattanites and fashionistas.
Partners Yulian Betulovici, owner of Ci...

– July 21, 1997

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NEIMAN'S AT 90
DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXANS

Byline: Holly Haber

DALLAS -- Neiman Marcus, Texas's home town store, wants to get deeper into the hearts and pocketbooks of its customers this fall.
From...

– July 21, 1997

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THE GARDEN VARIETY

Byline: Karen Robinovitz

Jeffrey Wessel has gone from cameras to cafe.
Jeffrey's Garden Cafe, nestled in a Greenwich Village scene of tree-lined streets and prewar buildings, is the...

– July 21, 1997

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A SEASON FOR SILVER AND GOLD
FOR HOLIDAY 1997, THE BIG HAND IS ON METAL.

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- Watch firms are projecting ringing for holiday -- not bells, but the cash registers -- over...

– July 21, 1997

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MANETTI FARROW TO CLOSE

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- Manetti Farrow, a leather goods firm here, has decided to cease operations.
The distributor of Fendi leather goods was unable to reach an agreement...

– July 21, 1997

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BRAUN'S BACK IN THE BLACK IN 1ST PERIOD

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- Six months out of bankruptcy reorganization, Braun's Fashions Corp., a Minneapolis-based moderate women's retailer, scored a...

– July 21, 1997

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DIESEL'S NEW FLAGSHIP: BOTH EDGY AND MAINSTREAM

Byline: Teena Hammond

SAN FRANCISCO -- With a heightened emphasis on women's merchandise, Diesel's new West Coast flagship here is projected to hit $3.5 million...

– July 21, 1997

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