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AUGUST IN NEW YORK

Summer may not be the busiest time on New Yorkers' social calenders, but the crowd in Central Park last week proved that not everyone has gone on vacation. At the Loeb Boathouse, 600 guests joined...

– August 22, 1997

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BODY SPRAYS GIVE BOOST

Byline: Faye Brookman

NEW YORK -- Retailers are hoping the lighter body sprays now entering the market will give some oomph to what has been a limp mass fragrance business.
Early...

– August 22, 1997

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CALVIN COMES TO RED SQUARE

Byline: Natasha Singer

MOSCOW -- Crowds thronged the halls of Russia's most important shopping arcade, GUM, for the Thursday opening of the country's first CK Calvin Klein...

– August 22, 1997

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LA PRAIRIE BUILDS A DEFENSE

Byline: Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- In a continuation of its strategy to build brands rather than rely on star products, La Prairie is adding to its Cellular Defense line in the hope...

– August 22, 1997

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NORELL: NEW ATTITUDES AND ADS

Byline: Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- The first American designer fragrance is ready for another closeup.
After years of floundering in the mass market, the Norell brand has a new...

– August 22, 1997

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FALL FORECAST
A SOLID SEASON FOR SCENTS

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- Bolstered by a 7 percent year-to-date gain in fragrance sales, department store retailers are eagerly anticipating a strong showing...

– August 22, 1997

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EXPANDED BULGARI PRIMES LAUNCH LIST

Byline: Amy B. Barone

ROME -- Roman jeweler Bulgari launched its first fragrance just four years ago, and now the company is expanding into other product categories and...

– August 22, 1997

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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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