Peter Born

Phuong Dang Raw Secret

Beauty Features

The Smell Test: Phuong Dang Raw Secret

This fragrance gained points for its modern green notes, but for many of our judges, the scent was not original enough.

clock November 21, 2017Peter Born

Liliane Bettencourt

Beauty Features

Liliane Bettencourt’s Funeral Plans Set

A mass will be held Tuesday in her honor at Église Saint-Pierre in the Paris suburbs of Neuilly-sur-Seine.

clock September 25, 2017Jennifer Weil and Peter Born


QVC HSNi Ties the Knot

After decades of battling it out for business, HSNi has agreed to be taken over by the much larger QVC.

clock July 7, 2017David Moin and Evan Clark

Inside Mazzolari perfumery

Beauty Features

Hair Accessories, Niche Scents Fueling Italy’s Beauty Business

Millennials, e-commerce and high-touch experience are expected to be key sales drivers.

clock June 16, 2017Sandra Salibian and Jennifer Weil

The relaunched Panthère de Cartier.

Business Features

Up, Up and Away: Travel Poised to Fuel New Retail Wave

Retail and luxury titans are putting their money behind travel businesses.

clock May 22, 2017Samantha Conti

Thia Breen

Beauty Features

Thia Breen to Retire From Estée Lauder

One of the most accomplished cosmetics executives decides to wrap up her 40-year career.

clock April 11, 2017Peter Born

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof Bologna Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

The beauty trade show underwent a sea change.

clock March 24, 2017Sandra Salibian and Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Smashbox Cosmetics Plots a Course Through the Land of Influencers

Smashbox’s Ginny Chien weighs in on the “the crazy world of influencers.”

clock February 22, 2017Peter Born

"Inside Chanel" Chapter 18: Gabrielle, a rebel at heart.

Designer and Luxury

WWD EXCLUSIVE: Chanel Plots Year of Gabrielle – New Scent Included

The French brand is touting a new handbag model, its first new fragrance pillar in 15 years, along with campaigns about the founder.

clock February 21, 2017Miles Socha and Peter Born and Joelle Diderich

Jason Wu


Jason Wu Set to Launch His First Signature Women’s Fragrance

Parlux Ltd. has the license to produce and distribute the designer’s first fragrance.

clock February 1, 2017Peter Born

A rendering of the Clarins store.

Beauty Features

Clarins to Open Its First Freestanding Store in the U.S.

The shop will be located in the King of Prussia Mall, outside of Philadelphia, and measures 1,800 square feet.

clock January 25, 2017Peter Born

Frédéric Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen


Frédéric Fekkai Recasts Provence With Bastide

The serial entrepreneur’s new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born

Beauty Features

Dolce & Gabbana, Shiseido Ink Global Beauty License

The worldwide agreement includes the development, manufacturing and distribution of the Italian fashion brand’s fragrance, makeup and skin care.

clock July 1, 2016Jennifer Weil

Elizabeth Arden Revlon


Revlon Makes Its Move, Inks Elizabeth Arden Deal

The deal, which gives Elizabeth Arden an enterprise value of $870 million, will build a new $3 billion beauty competitor.

clock June 16, 2016Evan Clark


Ralph Lauren Conjures Worlds of Luxury Scent

The designer is launching a collection of 10 fragrances positioned around the opulent experience of travel.

clock June 13, 2016Peter Born

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