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LINEN MIXES IT UP

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- One of the oldest fabrics known to man, linen was in the spotlight at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising here, which hosted an exhibition...

– May 20, 1997

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A WINDY CITY SOIREE

CHICAGO -- Emanuel Ungaro's stop here last week included a runway show for 600.
The designer was part of Saks Fifth Avenue's black-tie gala here last Wednesday, a benefit for the Alliance...

– May 20, 1997

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60% OF JPS DEBTHOLDERS OK DEBT-TO-EQUITY CHAP. 11 PLAN

NEW YORK -- JPS Textiles Inc. said holders of more than 60 percent of its outstanding debt had agreed to a plan for the company to file a prepackaged Chapter 11...

– May 20, 1997

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A LACKLUSTER QUARTER, BUT LIMITED BULLISH ABOUT TOP 2 BRANDS

Byline: Valerie Seckler

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- More big growth is coming out of the Limited Inc., where the focus is on accelerating the corporation's...

– May 20, 1997

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A BROAD STROKE

NEW YORK -- Androgyny lives, and the winter fur collections prove it. That mix of his-and-hers so popular in ready-to-wear is now a favorite formula for fur designers, who are showing mannish tailored...

– May 20, 1997

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WOOL TAKES THE HEAT

Byline: Allegra Holch

NEW YORK -- Wool for warm-weather dressing has always been a hard sell. No one knows that better than the Wool Bureau, the U.S. arm of the International Wool...

– May 20, 1997

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TURNING UP THE HEAT

Burn-out: It isn't just for velvet anymore. This fabric treatment of the moment is being applied to new surfaces for spring '98, and slinky jersey knits are getting lots of attention. Here,...

– May 20, 1997

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COURT OK'S FORSTMANN DISCLOSURE

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- Manhattan Bankruptcy Judge James L. Garrity approved Forstmann & Co.'s disclosure statement last week.
The judge's approval will allow...

– May 20, 1997

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'LOST WORLD' SHOPS SURFACE AT BLOOMINGDALE'S

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- Bloomingdale's hopes to turn mud, all-terrain vehicles, thatched huts and oversized lizards into a major fashion event.
The...

– May 20, 1997

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UNGARO'S AMERICAN FACE

Byline: Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- Emanuel Ungaro is no snob.
It doesn't bother the designer, a champion of the couture, that a bridge-price sportswear line made for the U.S. market...

– May 20, 1997

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CLINTON TO OK 1-YEAR RENEWAL OF CHINA MFN

WASHINGTON -- President Clinton made it official Monday. He said he will renew China's most-favored-nation trade privilege status, drawing expected applause from the retail...

– May 20, 1997

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MANURE TOSS WINS 3 ARRESTS IN ANTI-FUR PROTEST

Byline: E.W.

NEW YORK -- Anti-fur activists tossed a shovelful of horse manure in front of Fur Fashion Week's main venue Monday, hitting a police lieutenant in...

– May 20, 1997

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