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A GOOD YARN

NEW YORK -- Variety is key when it comes to the offerings at The Yarn Fair International & CAD Expo, to be held Aug. 19-21 at the New York Hilton and Towers. From classic shetlands and luxurious cashmere...

– August 12, 1997

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INNOVATIONS TO SPARK YARN EXHIBITS

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- New products and applications will highlight exhibitors' offerings at Yarn Fair International and CAD Expo as spinners look to expand...

– August 12, 1997

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KOFFIE KLATSCH

Byline: Rebecca Kleinman

Virginia's Koffie House is a hidden treasure.
Unless you happen to stumble upon it, you'll only discover it through word of mouth.
On a tree-lined street in...

– August 12, 1997

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GOLD WEATHER

NEW YORK -- Designers are mining for gold this resort, with the precious metal topping their periodic charts. Here, Nicole Miller cuts her gold slipdress in sheer rayon jersey for maximum sizzle. For...

– August 12, 1997

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LVMH SELLS PART OF GUINNESS STAKE

PARIS -- LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton sold 2 million more shares in Guinness last Wednesday for about $9.40 (5.91 pounds) a share, or about $7.4 million.
This brings LVMH's...

– August 11, 1997

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LAID BACK

The season's relaxed side shows itself in easy shapes with a subtle shimmer.

– August 11, 1997

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BETTER: THE CLEAN APPROACH

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- With fussy, embroidered looks losing appeal with consumers, the better market is becoming more aggressive about cleaning up its...

– August 11, 1997

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RETAIL AND FASHION ISSUES FEEL EFFECTS OF STOCK MARKET DROP

NEW YORK -- Spooked by higher interest rates and an overheated market, the Dow Jones Industrials declined 156.78 points Friday on the heels of Thursday's 70...

– August 11, 1997

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MARISA CHRISTINA TOPS ESTIMATES IN 2ND QUARTER BUT WARNS ON YEAR

NEW YORK -- Marisa Christina Inc. second-quarter earnings gained 10 percent to $474,000, or 6 cents a share, beating Wall Street estimates of 5 cents,...

– August 11, 1997

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FRANK KING

NEW YORK -- Frank King, 91, a retired merchandiser at Pendleton Woolen Mills, the Portland, Ore.-based manufacturer of women's and men's apparel and fabrics, died July 31 in a nursing home in...

– August 11, 1997

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BUYERS GO FOR COLORS, RTW LOOKS

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- Retailers quenched a big thirst for fashion, color and brands at last week's innerwear market.
A battery of stores came -- every major...

– August 11, 1997

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FAST FACTS

WHAT: WWDMagic, the International Women's Show.
WHEN: Aug. 25-28 1997.
WHERE: Las Vegas Convention Center Complex.
WHO: International retailers and exhibitors representing all store types and...

– August 11, 1997

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