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DIVING INTO THE DEEP END
DESIGNER RTW COMPANIES ARE MAKING A SPLASH WITH PRICY SWIMWEAR.

Byline: Neal Turnage

SARASOTA, Fla. -- With sales of luxury ready-to-wear and accessories soaring, designer fashion...

– July 10, 1997

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KARAN, WELLA GROUP REPORTEDLY NEARING A BEAUTY PARTNERSHIP

Byline: Soren Larson / David Moin

NEW YORK -- After months of flirtation with various suitors, Donna Karan is reportedly close to finding a partner...

– July 10, 1997

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ESPRIT SETS LAUNCH OF 14 COMPANY-OWNED UNITS

NEW YORK -- In a new retail strategy, Esprit de Corp. is planning to open 14 company-owned stores by the end of December, Esprit said Tuesday.
The Esprit brand is...

– July 10, 1997

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EYE SCOOP

Now that the Rolling Stones are putting the final touches on their latest album, still unnamed, the music industry is already buzzing with talk of a fall tour. And while the band's label, Virgin, won't...

– July 10, 1997

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SABLE CONDITION

PARIS -- It was Ladies' day in Paris on Wednesday, as couturiers turned to real clothes for real women that were beautiful and approachable. And Yves Saint Laurent's fall collection summed that up....

– July 10, 1997

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ST. JOHN: A NEW LINE FOR ITS 35TH YEAR

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- Marie St. John could never imagine that the simple knit dress she made by hand 36 years ago to impress her fiance, a young apparel...

– July 10, 1997

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RETAILERS GET TECHNICAL

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Buyers headed for the National Sporting Goods Association trade show in Chicago this weekend said they'll be scouting for sports-specific and...

– July 10, 1997

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JEAN KLEE JOINS CALVIN KLEIN ASIA

NEW YORK -- Jean Klee has been appointed managing director of Calvin Klein Asia, a new post.
Klee, 51, will report to Gabriella Forte, president and chief operating officer of...

– July 10, 1997

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WHAT'S SELLING
RETAILERS FROM DEPARTMENT, DISCOUNT AND SPECIALTY STORES AND CATALOGS REPORT ON THE HOT NUMBERS FOR THIS SUMMER'S SWIMSUIT SEASON.

Byline: Jennifer Owens, Washington / Teena Hammond, Los...

– July 10, 1997

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DONALD DEAL, BILL & JOHN INK PACT FOR FUR LICENSE

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- Ready-to-wear designer Donald Deal signed a three-year licensing agreement with Bill & John Furs here late Tuesday to create a...

– July 10, 1997

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BRANDS FORTIFY WITH NEWNESS FOR FALL

Byline: Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- The jeanswear market is a bit nervous as it heads into the crucial last half, burdened by the knowledge that basic five-pocket jeans...

– July 10, 1997

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THE NEW REPUBLIC

Byline: K.R.

NEW YORK -- Republic has gone retail.
The trendy noodlery at 37 Union Square West, which opened an uptown branch at 2290 Broadway last December, combines noodle shop, garden...

– July 10, 1997

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