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BLASS SCORES FOR SAKS WITH TRUNK SHOW HITS

NEW YORK -- Bill Blass has been on a roll with trunk shows this year. The designer recently concluded two trunk shows at Saks Fifth Avenue here and in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., that...

– December 9, 1994

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BECKER SUCCEEDS HARTIGAN AS LANCASTER PRESIDENT, CEO

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- Norbert Becker has been named president and chief executive officer of Lancaster Group USA, succeeding Richard G. Hartigan,...

– December 9, 1994

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ANDREA JOVINE SIGNS FRAGRANCE DEAL WITH DOMINION

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- Andrea Jovine will now try to apply her fashion touch to fragrance.
The designer has signed a licensing deal with Dominion...

– December 9, 1994

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AVON CALLS ON NATORI FOR SCENT IN 1995

Byline: Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- Innerwear mogul Josie Natori is set to put her name on another item for the boudoir -- a fragrance.
The designer, credited with...

– December 9, 1994

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KEY LABELS AT SANOFI GET MORE FREEDOM; OSCAR IN POWER ROLE

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- Admitting that it was stretched too thin with too many fragrance brands, Sanofi SA is granting more autonomy to a...

– December 9, 1994

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LESLIE FAY GETS COURT APPROVAL ON 60-DAY EXCLUSIVITY EXTENSION

NEW YORK -- The Leslie Fay Cos. received bankruptcy court approval Thursday to extend its exclusivity period about 60 days to Feb. 17, 1995.
During...

– December 9, 1994

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PENNEY'S OESTERREICHER TELLS SUPPLIERS MARGINS WILL SHRINK

Byline: Mark Tosh

NEW YORK -- Envisioning difficult times ahead for retailers, James Oesterreicher, the next chief executive officer of J.C. Penney...

– December 9, 1994

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LAUDER BUILDING UP ITS RESILIENCE

Byline: Julie L. Belcove

NEW YORK -- Estee Lauder USA is out to turn its best-selling moisturizer, Resilience, into a franchise.
Lauder is adding an oil-free lotion version...

– December 9, 1994

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ARNAULT: LACROIX IS UNGRATEFUL

Byline: Godfrey Deeny

PARIS -- Is there a new crisis between Christian Lacroix and Bernard Arnault? The financier, who began bankrolling Lacroix's fashion house back in 1987,...

– December 9, 1994

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TODD AND JOSIE TIME

NEW YORK -- Next March will mark the entry of two more designers into the fragrance fray: Todd Oldham and Josie Natori. Details on pages 4 and 6.

– December 9, 1994

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MEMO PAD

LANGEVIN LEAVES FRENCH VOGUE: Less than six months after joining French Vogue as fashion director, Brigitte Langevin has left the magazine. "It's really sad it didn't work out. But there was an...

– December 9, 1994

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SUZY

Byline: Aileen Mehle

You will be thrilled to hear that Francesca von Habsburg, the fetching Archduchess of Austria, has a mission, make that a MISSION, and like her husband's, the Archduke Karl's, title,...

– December 9, 1994

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