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DANGEROUS CURVES

Dress designers are focusing on the bust for spring. Dresses include curve-enhancing construction: Think decolletage, darts and other bra-like details.

– September 24, 1997

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VALUE VIES WITH PRICE

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- In the dicey world of moderate women's apparel, marketing is still a price-driven game for most manufacturers, although some say they now look to add...

– September 24, 1997

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PAST PEDAL

Today's biker chic includes pedal pushers. They come in a length that lends itself to varied guises, from Fifties-style sweet to sexy as all get-out.

– September 24, 1997

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LVMH NET UP 17.9% IN HALF

PARIS -- Continuing to expand its domain in luxury and beauty products, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton reported Tuesday that first-half net profit from current operations rose 17.9 percent...

– September 24, 1997

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WALTER D. MARX

NEW YORK -- Walter D. Marx, 78, a retired executive of Amicale Industries, died Monday at his home in Flushing, N.Y.
He died following a long bout with multiple myeloma, according to an executive...

– September 24, 1997

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REWRITING THE CLASSICS

NEW YORK -- Tried-and-true pieces are getting some added punch for spring. Bridge designers are giving safari looks, nautical suits, lean skirts and slender jackets new twists by showing them...

– September 24, 1997

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BIDERMANN PLAN WOULD PAY UNSECURED CREDITORS 100%

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Bidermann Industries USA Inc. has filed a reorganization plan that pays unsecured trade creditors 100 cents on the dollar in...

– September 24, 1997

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WARNACO-DH NEARING DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- A definitive agreement between The Warnaco Group and Designer Holdings is expected to be reached Friday, said Linda J. Wachner,...

– September 24, 1997

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3-FOR-2 STOCK SPLIT AT MOVADO

LYNDHURST, N.J. -- Movado Group Inc. declared a 3-for-2 stock split to be distributed on Sept. 29 to shareholders of record as of Sept. 19.
The company will have about 11.3 million...

– September 24, 1997

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PRECIOUS CARGO

NEW YORK -- Designers are hauling in luxe fabrics for spring and fashioning them into the sportiest of shapes. Here, Janet Howard cuts her tie-dyed knit tube in polyester mesh and her body-hugging...

– September 24, 1997

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EAGLE'S EYE TAPS PERLMUTTER FOR NEW VP SLOT

NEW YORK -- Tina S. Perlmutter has been named to the new post of vice president of women's merchandising and creative director of Eagle's Eye, a women's and children's...

– September 24, 1997

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MARCASIANO GETS POST AT HAMPSHIRE KNIT UNIT

NEW YORK -- Mary Jane Marcasiano has been named director of design at the women's sweater division of Hampshire Designers Inc., a new post.
Marcasiano, founder and...

– September 24, 1997

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