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DESIGNER-MAKERS IN DRIVER'S SEAT

Byline: Amanda Meadus and Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Though they've taken as many hard knocks as the rest of the fashion jewelry market, designer-manufacturer firms may be the...

– February 21, 1995

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BOOTH SAYER

Byline: Nina Malkin

LOS ANGELES -- With so much interest and speculation surrounding MAGIC's first foray into women's wear, it's no surprise that manufacturers have gone to great lengths, in...

– February 21, 1995

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MARKET BASKET

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DEWILDE'S DUTCH TREAT: With new financial backing in place, Peter DeWilde expects to emerge from the shadow of his mentor, Koos Van Den Akker, when he starts producing a designer-priced...

– February 21, 1995

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SWATCHES

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REEVES TAPS NEW EXECS: Reeves Bros., a supplier of both gray and finished fabrics, New York, has named Warren Vogel director of marketing and Martin Winters merchandise manager, fashion...

– February 21, 1995

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PRICES, SYNTHETICS KEY PITTI FILATI

Byline: Kristin Schelter

FLORENCE, Italy -- The talk at the 36th edition of Pitti Filati here bounced from fiber price hikes of 20 to 30 percent to the shiny looks and...

– February 21, 1995

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MIAMI WHITES

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Dressing for success in Sun City is all about keeping cool. Miami designers make it easy with flirty little outfits, all in crisp white.

– February 21, 1995

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SOURCING MOVES WEST, THANKS TO NAFTA

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- As textile and apparel imports rose 9.08 percent in 1994, the figures released by the Commerce Department Friday showed a dramatic shift...

– February 21, 1995

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STRONG SALES BOOST WELLMAN FOURTH QUARTER

SHREWSBURY, N.J. -- Propelled by higher polyester selling prices and stronger sales, Wellman Inc. posted fourth quarter profits of $20.1 million, or 60 cents a share, against...

– February 21, 1995

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LUXURY FIBERS: DEMAND, PRICES UP

Byline: Michael McNamara

NEW YORK -- Prices for luxury fibers continue to climb, and for the most part, no easing of the situation is foreseen in the near future.
Fueled by...

– February 21, 1995

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BLOOMINGDALE'S ISSUES A STRONGER CATALOG CALL

Byline: David Moin

NEW YORK -- Despite higher costs, Bloomingdale's direct mail department is in high gear, creating new catalogs and massaging the store's...

– February 21, 1995

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MOHAIR'S BIG CHALLENGE: MAINTAINING UPWARD MOMENTUM

Byline: M. McN.

NEW YORK -- Mohair, coming off its greatest fall season in recent memory, may be hard-pressed to repeat that stellar performance.
From...

– February 21, 1995

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BORROWED FROM THE BOYS

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It's time to play the gender game again, with man-tailored, pinstriped jackets over skinny pants for a clean and classic look. Other trends in the designer/
bridge markets...

– February 21, 1995

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