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BURNING UP

While velvet's been hot for seasons, burn-out is fall's treatment of choice. In floral and geometric designs, this romantic fabric dresses up even the most simple silhouettes.

– June 2, 1997

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FILING SHOWS LAUREN GOT $3.8M

NEW YORK -- Ralph Lauren's base salary of $2.7 million, plus $1.1 million in other compensation from Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. -- revealed for the first time in the prospectus for the...

– June 2, 1997

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RIPE OPPROTUNITIES
NEW SPECIALTY STORES IN GREENVILLE, S.C., ARE SERVING A CHANGING CLIENTELE WITH HIP, URBAN AND DESIGNER STYLES TRADITIONALLY RESERVED FOR BIGGER CITIES.

Byline: Georgia Lee

GREENVILLE, S.C....

– June 2, 1997

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LESLIE FAY'S CASTLEBERRY UNIT ACQUIRED BY INVESTOR GROUP

NEW YORK -- The Leslie Fay Cos., which has been in Chapter 11 since April 1993, completed the $1.5 million sale of its Castleberry Knitwear division on Friday...

– June 2, 1997

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HERMAN PLANS TO MAKE CONDITIONS IN GARMENT INDUSTRY A PRIORITY

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- Labor Secretary Alexis Herman, who's been virtually mum about the issue of sweatshops since taking office...

– June 2, 1997

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LVMH IS SAID TO GET PRIME PARIS RETAIL SITE

PARIS -- LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton reportedly has landed a prime piece of property on the Rue du Faubourg St. Honore.
The space was a Courreges store from 1969...

– June 2, 1997

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SCENE

Good for The Soul

Cornbread, catfish and collard greens -- what more could a Southern soul ask for? The renowned Harlem restaurant Sylvia's has finally made it down to Atlanta and is serving its serious...

– June 2, 1997

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WTO GETS COMPLAINTS OVER ORIGIN RULE CHANGE

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- Europe and the U.S. are poised to battle it out before the World Trade Organization over the U.S.'s year-old change in the rules...

– June 2, 1997

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TASTE TEST

"I don't know whether it's inflation or my taste is improving, but everything I seem to like is at least 17,000 pounds (almost $28,000)," William Astor said at a private viewing in London of the Royal...

– June 2, 1997

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STUDENTS: CREATIVE, QUIRKY

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- Creativity ran rampant at the annual accessories runway show at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Held last month, the show, entitled...

– June 2, 1997

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EASTON BRINGING 4 EUROPEAN LINES TO U.S.

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Easton International, which last year ended its exclusive distributorship for Wolford hosiery in the U.S., has signed 10-year...

– June 2, 1997

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SERGIO VALENTE JEANS REVIVED FOR FALL DELIVERY

NEW YORK -- The hypnotic jingle. The graphic back-pocket stitching. The kitschy commercials.
Yes, it's Sergio Valente, one of the slew of designer jeans firms that...

– June 2, 1997

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