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MEMO PAD

THE WRAP ON DIANE: In the category of art imitating life, Diane Von Furstenberg's new ad campaign for her Diane signature wrap dresses and suits carries a telling tag line.
The ads, shot by Bettina Rheims,...

– August 22, 1997

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CORRECTIONS

Due to incorrect information from the Atlanta Apparel Mart, a finalist for the Diva Awards was incorrectly identified in the Diva Award section Aug. 18. The company, competing in the accessories category,...

– August 22, 1997

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TOP NOTES

TOMMY TWO: Tommy Athletic, the much-anticipated men's follow-up to Tommy Hilfiger's blockbuster Tommy scent, will hit counters in April. The line reportedly will consist of a fragrance and ancillary items,...

– August 22, 1997

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EYE SCOOP

Ago's Trattoria, a new West Hollywood spot backed by Robert De Niro, Miramax chiefs Bob and Harvey Weinstein and Nobu partner Meir Tepper, opens tonight. But apparently De Niro is already moving on expansion...

– August 22, 1997

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40-YEAR INNERWEAR VETERAN HARRIET LEVENSON DIES

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- Harriet Levenson, who spent 40 years in the innerwear industry, virtually all of them at Slumbertogs Inc., died Wednesday...

– August 22, 1997

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LOEHMANN'S REPORTS LOSS IN QUARTER, BUT PREDICTS REBOUND IN SECOND HALF

Byline: Catherine Curan

NEW YORK -- Loehmann's Inc., hampered by weakness in bridge apparel, fell into the red in the second quarter. But...

– August 22, 1997

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HERMES OPENS IN ORANGE COUNTY, FINALLY

Byline: Teena Hammond

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- A new 6,700-square-foot Hermes boutique made its debut last week at the South Coast Plaza mall.
The site is Hermes's first...

– August 22, 1997

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YARN FAIR PANEL TELLS STORES AND VENDORS: WORK TOGETHER

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Apparel retailers and manufacturers need to work together in new ways to gain a better understanding of the consumer...

– August 21, 1997

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NIKE'S OPEN TEAM

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Chili and antifreeze.
That isn't a snapshot of a truck-stop diner. It's part of Nike's color wheel for the U.S. Tennis Open. So are goldenrod and...

– August 21, 1997

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AMEN WARDY GOES HOME

Byline: Rusty Williamson

DALLAS -- Amen Wardy, who made his name dressing the rich in his designer stores in Southern California, is now tackling the gift and home furnishings...

– August 21, 1997

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FANCY PANTS

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Children's Shop was a mess after an afternoon rush of shoppers left bibs, bassinets and miniature designer dresses all looking a tad...

– August 21, 1997

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SIDELINES

NIKE TAPS WEINSTEIN: Nike has named Lee Weinstein director of public relations for the U.S. He was senior manager of East Coast public relations.
Weinstein, who has relocated from the New York office to...

– August 21, 1997

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