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SNIPPETS

COLOR ME HAPPY: Sharon Dorram, colorist to socialites, celebrities and just about every gorgeous blonde in Manhattan, is branching out. On Wednesday, Dorram, along with her team of assistants and five stylists, will occupy the space that formerly…

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Beauty Features

Thomass Set to Launch Fragrance in U.S.

NEW YORK — Paris in the spring, New York in the fall. That’s how lingerie designer Chantal Thomass’ first scent is slinking onto the fragrance scene.

The fragrance, launched in Paris in March, will arrive in the U.S. in September. Following a…

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Beauty Features

Yardley Starts Anew in U.S.

NEW YORK — Many marketers will admit that exotic flavors and color trends are two of the largest driving forces behind consumer purchases of bath products. But Yardley, the 200-year-old English bath label, is out to change that by reinforcing the…

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People

Bag Lady

LOS ANGELES — When in doubt, go the Audrey Hepburn route. Winona Ryder took a cue from that elegant pixie of old on Thursday, slipping into the Beverly Hills Courthouse in her second ladylike Marc Jacobs ensemble of the week and projecting an air…

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People

Beat Manifesto

NEW YORK — DJ Dimitri from Paris hates flying, though you’d never know it. Summer is to the DJ what late October is to the pumpkin farmer, and Dimitri, that suave master of dance beats, will log some major in-flight hours. He’ll set out from his…

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People

EYE SCOOP

PALACE CHIC: Prince Charles is moving into his late grandmother’s palace in London, Clarence House, which needs about $5 million of government-funded redecorating since the Queen Mother hadn’t spent a pence on it in decades (typically Windsor-esque)….

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Fashion Features

And the Winners Are…

MARKETING INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

A Perfect World White Tea Skin Guardian

Origins Natural Resources Inc.

BEST NATIONAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR — MEN’S

Michael for Men

American Designer Fragrances LLC, Division of Parfums…

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Fashion Features

Annette Green Takes a Look Back

NEW YORK — It only took a moment at the microphone to end an era.

Annette Green, president of The Fragrance Foundation, announced her imminent retirement at Tuesday evening’s FiFi ceremony. Green, who became visibly emotional during her speech,…

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Fashion Features

FIFI AWARDS

LVMH, COTY SWEEP BEAUTY’S OSCAR NIGHT

Byline: Julie Naughton / Laura Klepacki / with contributions from Matthew W. Evans / Jenny B. Fine / Cassandra Chiacchio / Kristin Finn

NEW YORK — After a year of turmoil in the fragrance world, the…

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Fashion Features

No May Flowers for Store Comps as Retail Hit by Spring Chill

NEW YORK — Even last-minute exposure to ultraviolet rays couldn’t salvage May’s same-store sales results.

After an unseasonal start characterized by cool, wet weather in many parts of the country and apparent consumer indifference throughout,…

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Fashion Features

Richemont Earnings

LONDON — A slowdown in sales and an increase in costs dragged down Compagnie Financiere Richemont AG’s fiscal 2001 profits by two-thirds, and the firm’s chief executive said he sees no signs of immediate relief.

For the fiscal year ended March…

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Fashion Features

Annette Green

NEW YORK — In a world where nearly every top designer has a scent or is working on one, a noted French couturier has decided to get into the game.

Rose Torrente-Mett, a member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture since 1971 and one of its few…

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Beauty Features

Bernhard Stars at Bloomingdale’s

NEW YORK — What do you get when you mix serious retailing with serious fun — and throw in a celebrity?

That would be an appearance last Friday by Sandra Bernhard at Bloomingdale’s on behalf of MAC. She was joined by Bloomingdale’s chairman and…

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Beauty Features

Cavalli Plans Scent Launch

MILAN — Roberto Cavalli will make his fragrance debut with a women’s scent set to slither onto European shelves in September. Called Roberto Cavalli, the scent features the designer’s trademark animal prints, particularly snakeskin and zebra…

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Beauty Features

Fragrance Retailers Pick Fall Winners

NEW YORK — FiFi week usually is a time when department store retailers start getting psyched up for the fall fragrance launches. This year, however, it’s raining newness and store executives are trying to cope with the flood, and the threat of…

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Beauty Features

Lauder Intensifies Its Pleasures

NEW YORK — Estee Lauder is planning to bring more pleasure to the fragrance bar later this summer with a sassy, seductive little sister to its powerhouse Pleasures scent. Pleasures Intense will roll out to Lauder’s 2,200 door distribution of North…

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Beauty Features

Marc Jacobs Gives a Fig

NEW YORK — Now that he’s made his mark on the women’s fragrance market, designer Marc Jacobs is ready to take on the men’s.

“This is not your father’s or grandfather’s cologne,” said Jacobs during a recent interview with WWD. “I wanted something…

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Fashion Features

Marc Two

NEW YORK — Nearly a year after launching a women’s scent, designer Marc Jacobs and his fragrance licensee, American Designer Fragrances, are back with Marc Jacobs Men, a scent built around a rich fig note. Launching in September, the fragrance is…

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Beauty Features

New Brand for CCB-Paris

NEW YORK — Vive le catalog!

During a time when beauty sales are failing to astound, business at Le Club Createurs de Beaute is not only eking out an existence, but thriving. The French mail-order beauty catalog is experiencing a boom in sales and…

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Beauty Features

P&G Heads Ohm by Olay

NEW YORK — Olay is joining the natural movement.

With a new collection of bath and body care products — Ohm by Olay — the venerable Procter & Gamble brand is for the first time taking a strong interest in the use of natural ingredients. The…

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Fashion Features

IN BRIEF

THE CELLULOID GUCCI: The Gucci brand is already a household name among Hollywood’s red-carpet set. But talk is percolating that the fabled house might be the subject of a film. According to an Italian press report, director Ridley Scott’s next movie…

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Fashion Features

Stella McCartney Names

NEW YORK — Yvonne Chahine starts Monday as Stella McCartney’s president of North American operations, confirming a report in these columns Wednesday.

Chahine leaves her post as vice president and divisional merchandise manager of women’s designer…

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Fashion Features

VF Planning

NEW YORK — Bringing one of the most iconic of Western brands to the most Eastern of cultures, VF Corp. said Thursday it will introduce Wrangler jeans in China next year.

Terry Lay, chairman of VF’s international coalition, said in a conference…

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Fashion Features

VIETNAM QUOTA WISH LIST SET

WASHINGTON — Importers have created a wish list of apparel categories they would like U.S. trade negotiators to exclude from quota limits in a potential bilateral textile and apparel agreement with Vietnam.

Peter McGrath, chairman of the U.S….

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Media

WWD Appoints Kerwin, Edelson

NEW YORK — WWD has named Jessica Kerwin senior editor, Eye, and Sharon Edelson senior editor, research.

Kerwin now oversees the Eye pages for WWD and its sister publication, W. She will also continue to cover the collections in New York, Milan…

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Media

Fuller’s Philosophy On the Fame Game

NEW YORK — So much for the battle of the celebrity weeklies — at least that’s what Bonnie Fuller claims.

Fuller, editor in chief of Us Weekly, the celebrity-driven style magazine, believes that there’s a world of difference between her…

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Media

MAGAZINES TALK STRATEGY

NEW YORK — “Newsstands are a mess, sell-through rates are a challenge, there’s no question there’s commoditizing of the ad buy and ad agencies are giving less attention to the nuances of your brand, and they want discounts and added-value and more…

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Media

MEMO PAD

WHAT PEOPLE MAG DID ON ITS SUMMER VACATION: What’s cooking this summer at People magazine? Thanks to an internal editorial memo sent by assistant managing editor Larry Hackett to the magazine’s other senior staffers and then sent, unsolicited, to WWD,…

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Media

TEEN VOGUE TO BECOME BIMONTHLY

NEW YORK — Conde Nast will convert Teen Vogue, the youth-driven offshoot of Vogue, into a bimonthly publication starting in February 2003.

The magazine, which has published four test issues since its debut in 2000, will have a rate base of…

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People

Hot Flashes

“I don’t think I’ve ever worn so many colors,” laughed Cecilia Dean at Olana’s Persian Ball held in a vacant Upper East Side town house Wednesday night. “Tonight, I’m making up for all my years of black.”

The same could be said for guests like Amy…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Grad Advice … Chambers Made … Fancy Feet

GRAD ADVICE: “Do the work in front of you — you don’t want to be the one focused on sample sales and parties.” That was Atoosa Rubenstein’s commencement advice to 75 graduates from the fashion business college Laboratory Institute of Merchandising…

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Fashion Features

CALMART NAMES EAVES

LOS ANGELES — Lorelyn Eaves has been tapped as vice president of marketing at California Market Center, rounding out the building’s new management team.

As reported, CMC recently announced Paul Lentz will start as the new general manager June 17….

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Fashion Features

HOROWITZ RESIGNS TALA POST

LOS ANGELES — Leonard Horowitz has stepped down as executive director of the Textile Association of Los Angeles, a post he held for 2 1/2 years.

The 600-member organization, whose revenue struggles mirror domestic textile woes, does not plan to…

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