Beauty

Angelina Jolie Fronts Guerlain's Most Lavish Launch

Jolie has known the brand since childhood, as her mother used its iris-and-violet-scented powder.

clock 7hJennifer Weil

Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 24hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 24hLuisa Zargani

The Glass Menagerie

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Overview

Fall's staggering number of fragrance launches could result in at least a small gain for the scent market in the second half of this year.

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Estee Lauder's Sensuous.

Fragrance

Prestige Hopes High for Second Half

After two years of falling sales, the U.S. fragrance business may eke out at least a small gain for the second half.

clock July 11, 2008Julie Naughton and Matthew W. Evans and Pete Born

Tim McGraw's eponymous new scent: one of Coty's upcoming mass launches.

Fragrance

Mass Fragrance Market Banks on Category Innovations

Beauty manufacturers are looking to find new ways to innovate in order to attract consumers to fragrance in mass channels of distribution.

clock July 11, 2008Michelle Edgar and Faye Brookman

The Beckham's women's scent.

Fragrance

Launches as Far as the Eye Can See

Brands are hoping to counter decreases felt in the U.S. fragrance market in the first quarter with a slew of launches during the second half.

clock July 11, 2008Alissa Cherry

Essentialist

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Fashion

Louboutin & the Law: Switzerland Turns Down Red Soles Trademark Request

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