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“Kimono: A Modern History” at the Met is a Textile Extravaganza

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New York–With so much Asian influence in fashion now, particularly Japanese-styled obi-sashes, kimono wraps and Far Eastern prints, make sure to catch the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s excellent show “Kimono: A Modern History” before it closes January 19, 2015. Beautiful in design and craftsmanship (yet translating simply to “a thing …

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Hermes Q1 Sales Jump on Increased Demand for Accessories

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Paris–Hermès International reported Wednesday that its first quarter sales jumped 25.5% on soaring demand for watches, scarves and fashion accessories. In its quarterly report—that topped most of its luxury rivals—Hermès posted sales of 637.1 million euros (about $918 million) from 507.7 million euros in its first quarter 2010. The sales …