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NRF SURVEY FORECASTS APPAREL TO TOP GIFT LISTS

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Apparel will remain the hottest holiday gift this year, even as consumers scale back purchases of store-bought goods to bestow...

– November 11, 1997

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VERSACE FAMILY GETS APOLOGY FROM PUNCH

NEW YORK -- The British magazine Punch and contributing writer Fiammetta Rocco have published an apology in the current issue to the family of the late Gianni Versace relating...

– November 11, 1997

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AMAZING LACE

NEW YORK -- Experience counts -- especially when it comes to making women look beautiful. And it worked to Oscar de la Renta's advantage in the smart and sophisticated spring collection he showed on...

– November 11, 1997

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ARMANI OPENING 8TH U.S. UNIT

NEW YORK -- Giorgio Armani will open his eighth U.S. boutique, a 4,800-square-foot unit, on Thursday at the Bal Harbour Shops at 9700 Collins Avenue in Bal Harbour, Fla.
The boutique...

– November 11, 1997

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FROCK AROUND THE CLOCK

NEW YORK -- There was a new dress shape in the spring collections, one with a narrow, often fitted bodice and, for the first time in ages, a full gathered or pleated skirt. These flirtatious...

– November 11, 1997

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ELISHA TO BE HONORED AT TOMMY

NEW YORK -- Walter Elisha, retiring chairman of Springs Industries, will be honored by the American Printed Fabrics Council for his commitment to the domestic printed-fabrics business at...

– November 11, 1997

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COTTON INC.: A WORLDLY SPRING '99

Byline: Allegra Holch

NEW YORK -- An eclectic melding of ideas from around the world, including such diversified locales as Victorian England and Tibet, will be reflected in...

– November 11, 1997

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FAST TRACK FAILURE LEAVES MANY UNSURE ON TRADE

Byline: Joyce Barrett / Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- With President Clinton calling off his request for fast-track negotiating authority, U.S. trade expansion went...

– November 11, 1997

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MARKET WEEK TAKES ROMANTIC TURN

Byline: Wendy Hessen / Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- A lack of centralized trade shows and the distraction of the 7th on Sixth ready-to-wear collections made for a relatively quiet...

– November 10, 1997

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TEXTILES GAINS JOBS IN OCT., APPAREL'S LOSSES DIMINISH

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- The domestic apparel industry slowed its employment slide in October, posting only 1,000 jobs lost, while textile...

– November 10, 1997

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THE RIVERS SHOW

NEW YORK -- "To get this award for doing something you love is like getting an award for sleeping with Mel Gibson."
Thus spake Joan Rivers, as she picked up the Accessories Council Excellence Award...

– November 10, 1997

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AN EYE ON THE DETAILS

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- Attention to detail was the theme running through the Accessories Exhibit at Studio 7 at the Chelsea Piers during New York Fashion Week, from Colette...

– November 10, 1997

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