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HOT TIMES
PARIS FASHION IN ALL ITS INFINITE VARIETY COULDN'T BE HOTTER. SO IT ISN'T SURPRISING THAT TWO MASTERS AT TURNING UP THE HEAT -- VALENTINO AND EMANUEL UNGARO -- DID COLLECTIONS THAT LET OFF A LITTLE...

– October 21, 1997

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LEVENTHAL: THE GLOBAL VIEW

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- During his 40 years with Burlington Industries, Bernard (Bud) Leventhal, who will retire Jan. 31 as vice chairman, says he has witnessed close up an...

– October 21, 1997

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NOTHING EASIER

NEW YORK -- German design house Rene Lezard is taking an uncomplicated approach to spring, showing full-cut dresses as well as tunic-and-pants teams and even wraparound tops.

– October 21, 1997

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FERRAGAMO'S RELAUNCH ON RODEO

Byline: Teena Hammond

BEVERLY HILLS -- "It's turned out to be exactly what we wanted," said a quite-satisfied Massimo Ferragamo.
The president and vice chairman of MODA...

– October 21, 1997

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YOHJI'S YEAR

PARIS -- It's been a banner year for Yohji Yamamoto. In past seasons, he's paid affectionate homage to classical fashion icons -- among them Coco Chanel and Christian Dior. And, for spring, his...

– October 21, 1997

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FOUNDERS TO LEAVE CALLANEN

NEW YORK -- Mickey Callanen and Bud Polley, who started the Callanen Watch Co. in 1984, are leaving the firm.
Callanen, 60, will retire from his post of president and chief executive...

– October 21, 1997

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EYE SCOOP

Tom Ford has designed the award statuette for Friday night's VH-1 Fashion Awards recipients, and, boy, is it a doozy. The silverplated sculpture -- a sleek, linear take on a Gotham skyscraper -- weighs 30...

– October 21, 1997

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GOLD MINE

NEW YORK -- Metallic looks have been a hot commodity lately, and gold is emerging as the metal of choice for fall '98. Luxe looks range from the all-out glamour of slinky gold lame jersey to the subtle...

– October 21, 1997

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TWO BIG JAPAN STORES' NET SLIP IN HALF

TOKYO -- Two leading Japanese department store chains reported profit declines for the six months through August.
Takashimaya reported an 8.5 percent drop in its...

– October 21, 1997

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NEIMAN'S TO BOLSTER ITS BASE WITH STORE IN DALLAS SUBURB

Byline: Holly Haber

DALLAS -- Seeking to strengthen its dominant position here, Neiman Marcus plans to open a 150,000-square-foot store in a new mall in...

– October 21, 1997

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MARKET BASKET

ANGELO, UNITE SETTLE: Alfred Angelo Inc. and UNITE have agreed, after a contentious battle, to a three-year contract that preserves 55 unionized jobs in Philadelphia, where the bridal company is based....

– October 21, 1997

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REVAMPED SOURCING PAYS OFF AT KELLWOOD

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- The latest additions to Kellwood Co.'s Vision 2000 restructuring program are already paying dividends, Hal J. Upbin, president of the...

– October 21, 1997

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