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Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′ Windows by Patricia Field

Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′

New York--"Sex and the City 2" opens tomorrow (as if you hadn't heard) and there's a sense of giddiness among New York … [Read more...]

Tiffany’s Q1 Earnings Up 22%

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New York--Tiffany & Co.'s first-quarter earnings more than doubled further fueling indications that mainstream as well as … [Read more...]

‘Modo for Jason Wu’ Fete at Ilori

Jason Wu and Becka Diamond at Ilori

New York—Designer Jason Wu and Filipa Fino recently hosted a cocktail party at ILORI Soho to celebrate the "Modo for Jason Wu" … [Read more...]

American Eagle 1st Quarter Profit Drops

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Pittsburgh—Citing “margin pressure due to weaker business trends, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. reported today that its fiscal … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 1st Quarter Revenues Above Expectations

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Milan—With virtually all its main markets reporting sales increases, Prada posted this week a 26% increase in its first quarter … [Read more...]

Burberry Upbeat On 23% Full-Year Hike

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London--Burberry is planning further international expansion after posting a full-year pre-tax profit of $310 million, up 23% on … [Read more...]

Coach Sues Chicago Over Fake Handbag Sales

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Chicago—In its continuing crackdown over counterfeit copies of its handbags, Coach has sued the city of Chicago over sales of … [Read more...]

Carlos Falchi Signs Multimillion Dollar Deal with FAB/Starpoint

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New York—FAB/Starpoint, makers of handbags and backpacks featuring Hello Kitty, Hanna Montana and Spider-Man and other schoolkids’ … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Sees 1st Quarter Profit Surge

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Columbus, OH--Limited Brands, which includes Victoria Secret, Henri Bendel, Bath & Body Works, has posted a surge in first … [Read more...]

Study: Luxury Consumers Seek Good Investment from Fashion Brands

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Stevens, PA—Fashion brands with merchandise that proves to be a "good investment" may have the upper hand in getting inside luxury … [Read more...]

NPD: Handbags Help Boost Q1 Accessories Sales

Sales of moderately priced handbags, like this colorful satchel from Rampage, helped boost first quarter handbag sales by 31%

Port Washington, NY—An upsurge in sales of moderately-priced handbags during the first quarter is helping to contribute an overall … [Read more...]

Museum at FIT Explores Eco-Fashion

Charmone. Cezanne pump, tan and red microfiber faux leather, 2010, USA. Gift of Lauren Carroll and Jodi Koskella of Charmone.

New York—Want to think more about how the clothes and accessories you wear are produced and their environmental impact? The Museum … [Read more...]

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