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Hong Kong Show Cites Uptick

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Hong Kong–A leading fashion trade show organizer for Fashion Access and other trade shows here believes that financial confidence is returning to the industry, led by the buoyant Asian market. Michael Duck, director of APLF, which produces Fashion Access, identified the economic growth of China, India and Indonesia in particular. “Plainly China …

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UN Rejects Further Coral Bans

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Doha, Qatar—A proposed ban on harvesting coral for jewelry and other purposes was one of the many stronger environmental controls rejected by the United Nations’ Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) which ended March 25. Despite efforts by the United States, the European Union and lobbying by dozens …

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TAG Honors DiCaprio

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Basel, Switzerland–TAG Heuer honored actor Leonardo DiCaprio for his contributions to climate change control during the recent Basel World show. The event was to unveil the Pendulum Concept timepiece, which replaces the hairspring with 4 powerful magnets. Additionally, the party was the kick-off of the Tag Heuer Odyssey of Pioneers, …

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FIT Presents Delman Retrospective

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New York—Celebrating Delman’s 90th year in business, The Museum at F.I.T. presents “Scandal Sandals & Lady Slippers: A History of Delman Shoes.” Footwear on display—dating from 1926 to 2007—chronicles Delman’s creative past and close relationship with movie stars and society women. Delman’s “scandal sandal,” which laced provocatively up the calf, …