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Accessories designer Suzanne Bennett was scooped up by Elite modeling agency in a shopping mall as a teen, then she moved to Germany for two years to model, moved back to Manhattan, modeled some more and...

– October 20, 1997

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PARIS SCOOP

STAR TREK: Those Hollywood types kept turning up all over Paris during fashion week. By the weekend, Demi and Nicole had deserted the shows, allowing Cameron Diaz and Matt Dillon to take over the spotlight....

– October 20, 1997

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ROWLEY, GEORGE IN STANDOFF OVER SHOW TIME CONFLICT

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m., it'll be George vs. Rowley.
No, it's not the bantamweight boxing championship. Rather,...

– October 20, 1997

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ESCADA LICENSES EYEWEAR

PARIS -- The Escada Group said Friday it has signed an eyewear licensing agreement with France's Airess.
Beginning with the upcoming fall season, Airess will manufacture and distribute the...

– October 20, 1997

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TYGART TO STEP DOWN IN MARCH AS PRESIDENT OF J.C. PENNEY

PLANO, Tex. -- W. Barger Tygart, J.C. Penney Co.'s 62-year-old president and chief operating officer, will retire March 1, 1998, triggering a realignment of...

– October 20, 1997

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WIDE-EYED

Bigger is better. That's the word for spring sunglasses, as designers offer oversized, goggle-shaped frames that not only look great, but provide excellent protection from the elements.

– October 20, 1997

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U.S. INNERWEAR EXECS ON LYON: LOTS OF LACE, CROSSOVER LOOKS

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- Crossover looks moving from ready-to-wear to intimate apparel were a key topic as a group of innerwear executives...

– October 20, 1997

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MCFADDEN, BOUTIQUE INDUSTRIES RENEW LICENSING AGREEMENT

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- In a change of plan, Mary McFadden Inc. and Boutique Industries Inc. have renewed their licensing agreement for...

– October 20, 1997

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LABOR'S ALEXIS HERMAN AIMS TO ENLIST YOUTH; SURVEY SLAMS MAKERS

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department is heating up its war on sweatshops again, and its new campaign seeking recruits could be...

– October 20, 1997

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L'OREAL SALES GROW 14.6% IN 9 MONTHS

PARIS -- L'Oreal Group reported a 14.6 percent sales gain to $8.7 billion (51.16 billion francs) in the first nine months of 1997 and predicted an earnings increase for the full...

– October 20, 1997

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SHEER MAKERS PONDER PRICE HIKE FOR LYCRA

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Already saddled with a stagnant business, sheer legwear manufacturers consider DuPont's planned price increase for Lycra spandex...

– October 20, 1997

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METAL WORKS

Metallic accessories are coming out from under the cover of night. For spring, designers are offering high-gloss bags, belts and scarves to polish off even the sportiest daytime look.

– October 20, 1997

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