Kering Q1 Sales Rise 27.1% as Gucci Soars Again

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Swiss Watch Sales Increase 4.8% in March

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Amazon Prime Members Can Now Forego Heavy Lifting

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Chief Executive Agendas

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A lifelong sailor, Jean-Paul Agon, Chief Executive Officer of L'Oreal, has no fear of uncharted waters, even in the roughest of sales.

From This Issue

Coty built these areas in Second Life for the launch of ckIN2U.

Beauty Features

Second (Life) Coming

How the virtual world is gaining real-world credibility with the beauty community.

clock May 18, 2007Molly Prior

Beauty Features

Beauty Still Life Photographers

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a great beauty image is potentially a multimillion dollar revenue maker.

clock May 18, 2007Megan McIntyre

President and ceo Shinzo Maeda has been restructuring Shiseido's domestic business. Now he's setting his sights on international markets.


Quiet Giant

Two years after assuming control, Shiseido CEO Shinzo Maeda is solidifying the company’s top spot in Japan and overseeing an aggressive expansion plan overseas.

clock May 18, 2007Betsy Lowther


Young & Royally Talented

These top executives are shaping the future of the beauty industry.

clock May 18, 2007WWD Staff

Iman Abdulmajid, Iman Cosmetics


Beauty CEO Pop Quiz

What you may not know about your favorite beauty chiefs.

clock May 18, 2007WWD Staff


From Where The Analysts Sit

Major acquisitions will be the key to L’Oreal’s growth.

clock May 18, 2007Jennifer Weil

Select celebrity scents from Coty (from top): Starlight by Shania Twain; L, a L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani fragrance, and Covet by Sarah Jessica Parker.



This fall, look out for oriental hybrids, a chypre revival and ecstasies in violet. But the usual suspects will launch in droves too.

clock May 18, 2007Michelle Edgar

Clockwise, from top-left: Redken Daily Care Protective Lotion, Ojon Tunu Elastik Finishing Hairspray, Fresh Cotton Shampoo, Frederic Fekkai Hair Frizz Control, Oscar Blandi Smoothing Treatment, Leonor Greyl Mousse Volumatrice, Aveda Conditioner.


Tressed Out

Summer sun, sea and humidity can be murder on your strands. Protect and repair hair with these smart warm-weather picks.

clock May 18, 2007Megan McIntyre

Clockwise, from top-left: Kiss My Face Sun Screen & Insect Repellent, Alba Aloe Vera Sunscreen, Darphin Aromatic Care, Clarins Sunshine Fragrance, Be Fine Food Lip Exfoliator, Korres Sprayable Sunscreen, Jane Be Pure Mineral Blush, Bobbi Brown Lip Balm.

Skin Care

Sunny Days

Makeup meltdown? No way! In the sweltering season, stock up on outdoor-friendly products, lightweight textures and beachy-keen shades.

clock May 18, 2007Megan McIntyre

Clockwise, from top-left: Lorac Bronzer Palette, Mark Pop in Color Palette, YSL Nail Lacquer Pen, YSL Palette for the Eyes, Sephora Summer Palette, Clarins Summer Lip Colour Palette, Benefit Sheer Blusher. Middle: Guerlain by Emilio Pucci Brush.

Color Cosmetics

Paint by Numbers

Awaken your inner Monet with master painter-worthy cosmetics that will put you in an artistic frame of mind.

clock May 18, 2007Megan McIntyre

Origins is launching three versions of good-for-you organic honey.


Food for Thought

…and for beautifying your skin. “You are what you eat” takes on new meaning.

clock May 18, 2007Megan McIntyre

Dreyfus illuminates runways for Calvin Klein.

Human Resources

Beam Me Up

Lighting designer Thierry Dreyfus lifts fashion out of the dark.

clock May 18, 2007Ellen Groves

The look, seen here in Grazia magazine, is offered at London's Charles Worthington salon.

Human Resources

Nailing It

A shoe-inspired manicure propels a young British artist.

clock May 18, 2007Brid Costello

Literature-inspired fragrances from Jacques Polge of Chanel.


Tome Sweet Tome: Chanel’s Reading List

The in-house perfumer for Chanel, Jacques Polge, reveals how 10 of his newly launched scents, collectively known as Les Exclusifs, mirror his favorite books.

clock May 18, 2007WWD Staff

Billion Dollar Brows is located at 9453 Charleville Boulevard in Beverly Hills. For salon appointments, call 310-270-4650. Walk-ins are welcome.


Arch Deluxe

A chic new salon raises eyebrows in a posh enclave of the City of Angels.

clock May 18, 2007Rachel Brown

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: View from the Top

To quote Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders: Some things change. Some stay the same.

clock May 18, 2007Kim-Van Dang


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Britney Spears to Launch Fashion and Lifestyle Merchandise

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