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THE KNIT LIST

NEW YORK -- Boy-meets-girl isn't the only theme for fall. Designers have also been whipping up simple and straightforward knit dresses, which range from sexy sweater-girl looks to dainty pointelles....

– April 29, 1997

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L'OREAL, SCHIFFER IN NEGOTIATIONS

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A L'Oreal executive confirmed Monday that his company is in talks with supermodel Claudia Schiffer, but he said a deal has not been done.
As reported,...

– April 29, 1997

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THE POLITICAL PICTURE

Byline: E.W.

NEW YORK -- State officials lobbying for the tax repeal have estimated an outright abandoning of the tax would cost the state $700 million in tax revenues.
But, those...

– April 29, 1997

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PRO BONO

It was probably the hottest ticket in the West when U2 kicked off its 14-month "PopMart" tour in Las Vegas Friday night. The Sam Boyd Stadium was jammed with 38,000 fans, and celebrity groupies had flown in...

– April 29, 1997

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BUYERS: SHEERS, TEXTURES SURFACING ON COAST

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- Apparel manufacturers are taking their cues from sheer looks and textured constructions as they prepare to head for the Los...

– April 29, 1997

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SWATCHES

MEETING OF IMPORT: "Economic and Market Outlook," a seminar for cotton importers sponsored by Cotton Incorporated, will be held May 9 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago. Mark Messura, senior director of...

– April 29, 1997

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SHAREHOLDER SUING DONNA KARAN OVER DESIGNER HOLDINGS PAYMENTS

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- A shareholder has sued Donna Karan International and four executives over the handling of a payment received from...

– April 29, 1997

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TEXFI SETS UPSCALE UNIT TO CHALLENGE IMPORTS

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Texfi Industries is betting that it can create higher-priced domestic fabrics that will enable it to compete head-to-head with...

– April 29, 1997

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DENIM, PRINTS HURT CONE MILLS 1ST QUARTER

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Hurt by lower sales in denim and decorative prints, Cone Mills Corp. reported a first-quarter loss of $1.99 million, against earnings of $7.2 million, or...

– April 29, 1997

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LOTS OF LUXE

NEW YORK -- Luxury lives on for fall. Designers are going for extravagant fabrics and materials for day and evening: lush burnout or printed velvets in bias or Empire-waist dresses; fur trim on...

– April 29, 1997

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SAKS STOCK FALL MAY SNARL RETAILER'S BID FOR BARNEYS

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan / With contribution from Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- The collapse last week of shares of Saks Holdings Corp. has complicated the...

– April 29, 1997

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HIGH COURT RULES FOR GUCCI ON PAOLO GUCCI NAME USE

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court Monday effectively declared the Gucci company the victor in a long-brewing battle that started with the now-deceased Paolo Gucci over...

– April 29, 1997

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