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HONG KONG AT ZERO HOUR
HONG KONG'S APPAREL MANUFACTURERS ARE KEEPING A FIRM HAND ON THE BUSINESS OF DOING BUSINESS, EVEN AS THEY BRACE FOR HISTORY IN THE MAKING.

Byline: Josephine Bow / With contributions from Janet...

– June 26, 1997

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WET SEAL EXECUTIVE SHUFFLE IS PART OF CHAIN'S EXPANSION

NEW YORK -- The Wet Seal Inc., an Irvine, Calif.-based juniors specialty retailer, elevated two fashion executives to vice president and hired a third to...

– June 26, 1997

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WEISEL'S TRUNK SHOW PULLS ALMOST $80,000 AT BARNEYS

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Heidi Weisel's mink-trimmed cashmere cardigans, velvet trousers and stretch silk evening gowns were a hit at a trunk show for the designer...

– June 26, 1997

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DKNY STORE IS SLATED FOR FORUM IN LAS VEGAS

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- Donna Karan will open a DKNY shop in the Forum Shops in Las Vegas -- the glitzy fantasy mall with robotic statues and nightly...

– June 26, 1997

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LAGERFELD IS NOT LOOKING FOR NEW FINANCIAL BACKER

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- Fresh off his divorce from Vendome, one might assume Karl Lagerfeld is on the prowl for a new backer. But the designer, who...

– June 26, 1997

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WOMEN FAVOR FITNESS

NEW YORK -- When it comes to certain kinds of fitness activities, women dominate.
Four of the five leading activities in which women were the majority of participants in 1966 were...

– June 26, 1997

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CHANEL PARIS SAID TO PICK MONTENAY

NEW YORK -- Francoise Montenay will be named the new president of Chanel SA in Paris, succeeding Claude Eliette-Hermann, according to reports circulating here Wednesday.
Chanel...

– June 26, 1997

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GUILFORD PLANS DEBT BUYBACK

NEW YORK -- Guilford Mills Inc., Greensboro, N.C., said it plans to buy back all its outstanding 6 percent convertible subordinated notes due 2012.
As of June 24, the principal amount...

– June 26, 1997

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AUSTRALIA'S PRIME TIME

Byline: Patty Huntington

SYDNEY -- Australia's calling.
The international fashion crowd jetted here for the second annual Australian Fashion Week last month, hoping to find a new...

– June 26, 1997

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DENIM DISH

COUNTERING COUNTERFEIT: Diversion and counterfeiting are ongoing problems for branded denim, and companies are increasingly announcing the results of busts as a deterrent.
Designer Holdings, which holds...

– June 26, 1997

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VARIETY PACK

NEW YORK -- For Tse designer Victor Alfaro, resort is a multipurpose season that calls for a basic set of wardrobe options. "It's about the right pair of pants, the right dress and the right shorts," he...

– June 26, 1997

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SIDELINES

WISE WOMEN: Liz Dolan, vice president of marketing for Nike, received the third annual Woman of the Year award Tuesday from Women in Sports Events (WISE). About 600 people turned out for the awards luncheon...

– June 26, 1997

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