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FALL '98
A STUDY IN CONTRASTS

Fall promises to be a season of contrasts. On the one hand, there are plenty of flashy looks, from shiny metallics to shaggy fake furs and bold patterns. But there's also a discreet...

– October 14, 1997

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CUTTING SOME SLACK

This season's pants and pantsuits are full-cut and slouchy, affording plenty of room to move.

– October 14, 1997

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HALTER EGO

PARIS -- Nobody shapes a jacket like Yves Saint Laurent -- or, for that matter, a day suit or full pants. His superb tailoring was very much in evidence in the spring collection he showed Monday. And so...

– October 14, 1997

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L'OREAL OPENS NEW UNITS

PARIS -- L'Oreal has created two new entities to handle its growing business in Eastern Europe.
Romelor Cosmetica will oversee marketing and sales of the L'Oreal brands in Romania, while...

– October 14, 1997

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LVMH TO GET $810M IN DEAL ON DRINKS LINE

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said Monday it has resolved its differences with its longtime drinks business partner, Guinness,...

– October 14, 1997

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THREE FOR THE FUTURE
SO FAR IN 1997, THE CHICAGO APPAREL CENTER'S 20TH-ANNIVERSARY YEAR, WWD HAS FOCUSED ON VETERAN INDEPENDENT REPRESENTATIVES IN THIS COLUMN. HERE IS A LOOK AT THE NEXT GENERATION, A SMALL GROUP OF NEW...

– October 14, 1997

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TOP TIERS

Tier upon tier of sheer fabric creates spring's softest silhouette.

– October 14, 1997

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DUPONT'S NYLON PLAN 'ON TRACK'

NEW YORK -- Eyeing solid growth in world nylon usage, the head of DuPont's global nylon business reported last week that the company is "on track" with a $750 million restructuring that...

– October 14, 1997

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CAVIAR CONNOISSEURS

Byline: Elaine Glusac

First, martinis. Then, cigars. Need more evidence that luxury is on the loose? Caviar bars, darling.
In Chicago, two new night spots allow you to indulge your taste...

– October 14, 1997

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HERE COMES THE FUZZ

There's an arresting array of fake fur looks for fall '98. From shaggy poodle to cool zebra and bobcat look-alikes, these options are funky takes on the real thing.

– October 14, 1997

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DUTCH TREAT
JAGO, AN AMSTERDAM-BASED FIRM, BRINGS ITS STYLISH SCARVES TO THE U.S.

Byline: Elaine Glusac

CHICAGO -- The minimalist wave of recent seasons had threatened to quash accessories...

– October 14, 1997

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PLUSH LOOKS STAR AT PRATO EXPO

Byline: Alessandra Ilari

FLORENCE -- A forceful comeback of plush natural fiber offerings highlighted the 38th edition of Prato Expo, where a total of 140 exhibitors showcased...

– October 14, 1997

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