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Marc Jacobs Moves Show Time, Venue

Marc Jacobs is moving his spring 2017 show to the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Retail

Inside Rick Owens’ New SoHo Store

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

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Fashion

Brunello Cucinelli’s Fall 2016 Collection Stolen

The menswear line had been deducted from the brand’s Milanese showroom.

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Dirt Has Been Sold: Brand Group Acquires Perfumer Demeter

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Escada’s Complete Sentiment

PARIS — Escada has a heart for men.

It comes in the guise of Escada Sentiment pour Homme, a men’s fragrance due to be launched worldwide this fall.

The scent is the male half of the Escada Sentiment masterbrand, kicked off in…

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Beauty Features

Miyake’s New Body

NEW YORK — The L’Eau d’Issey body care line is striving to shed its secondary role.

Since launching as an ancillary collection alongside Issey Miyake’s inaugural fragrance a decade ago, the body care line has evolved…

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Beauty Features

Air Touch: P&G’s Intelligent Makeup

EVIAN, France — Procter & Gamble’s SK-II skin care brand is becoming a testing ground for the firm’s new beauty technology.

Already, a moisturizing compact powder foundation has made its way from SK-II to Cover Girl in…

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Beauty Features

TOP NOTES

SELLING HAARMAN: Bayer is reportedly very close to selling its fine fragrance supplier Haarman & Reimer. And the buyers in question, according to a Reuters item early this week, have now narrowed to Givaudan and Firmenich.

Neither Haarman &…

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Beauty Features

Epilady Makes Comeback as Epigirl

NEW YORK — The Epilady is back.

And retailers are hoping younger women are ready to tear out their hair. Several chains are getting back into Epilady — a sizzling epilator of the Eighties — with a new and improved…

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Beauty Features

Jafra Looking for Buyer

NEW YORK — Jafra Cosmetics is on the block.

Its owner, Clayton Dubilier and Rice, a New York private equity firm, hopes to sell the company for double the $200 million it paid to purchase it from The Gillette Co. in 1998.

A…

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Beauty Features

Freeman Expands Value Prices to Spa Items

NEW YORK — When the Hathi Group acquired the Freeman and Sarah Michaels hair, bath and body brands from the Dial Corp. last year, they got more than shower gel and shampoo. Kathy Alaama, the then director of Freeman, soon became part of the Hathi…

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Beauty Features

Creed Debuts Posh Bath Line

NEW YORK — Well, it took about 242 years, but Creed is finally getting it’s feet wet.

The Anglo-French perfume house founded in 1760 is set to enter the bath-and-body category this September — something Laurice Rahmé,…

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Beauty Features

SNIPPETS

SHIP SHAPE: In Italy, Pantene is teaming up with 800 gyms to offer “well being from head to toe,” a promotion in which they are giving away 1.5 million samples of the new Pantene Pro-V, as well as personalized hair analysis in 200…

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No-Frills Voguette at Ten

LONDON — Dressing the part of the ultra-polished fashion editor has never been a big priority for Alexandra Shulman — even if she has been editor of British Vogue for a decade.

“I don’t see myself as a model. I don’t…

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Fashion Features

MEMO PAD

SEPTEMBER FACE-OFF: With September right around the corner, fashion and lifestyle magazines are getting ready to unveil their biggest issues of the year. And the covergirls for September are Sarah Jessica Parker on Elle; Drew Barrymore on…

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Fashion Features

Classics, Color Spark Atlanta Buying

ATLANTA — Retailers attending the normally slow June market at AmericasMart here were ignoring the summer doldrums and ordering with renewed vigor for the second half following a strong spring.

With better-than-expected attendance, the…

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People

Do You Think I’m a Nasty Girl?

Even during his roughest days at the house of Dior, Yves Saint Laurent had one perky friend to cheer him up, Nasty Lulu, or Vilaine Lulu, as she was known in France. Saint Laurent drew comic strips detailing the plump heroine’s hijinks to amuse…

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People

Word of Mouth

PARIS — Almost every actor will go to extremes, at some point in his or her career, to get into character. Robert De Niro famously packed on the pounds to play “Raging Bull,” while Meryl Streep has mastered a U.N. conference worth of accents…

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Fashion Features

J.Glow

PARIS — Jennifer Lopez’s much-hyped fragrance, Glow, is poised to generate between $25 million and $30 million in its first year at retail by tapping into the diva’s core fan base: teens. For more, see story on page 4. “

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Fashion Features

Dirt Has Been Sold: Brand Group Acquires Perfumer Demeter

NEW YORK — One of the last of beauty’s independents has been bought.

Demeter, an indie fragrance house known for marketing wacky scents such as Snow, Sugar Cane, Dirt, Mildew and Condensed Milk, has been acquired by Freedom…

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Financial

Christopher & Banks, NMG Show Gains in June Comps

NEW YORK — The momentum of late May carried into June for a group of retailers filing their same-store sales results early, but analysts were careful not to interpret the positive signal as the start of a second-half turnaround.

Still,…

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Financial

State Bill Gives NYC Makers Priority in Government Bids

ALBANY, N.Y. — Apparel manufacturers and contractors that were severely affected by the terrorist attacks in New York will be given preferential treatment in bidding for clothing contracts with New York state under a bill that is now before Gov….

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Fashion Features

In Brief

RECEIVABLES SOLD: Federated Department Stores Inc. reported Tuesday that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to sell about $1.2 billion of Fingerhut receivables to CompuCredit Corp., an Atlanta-based credit card company. The transaction,…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The Web site address for Rodan & Fields is rodan&fields.com. This was incorrect in a story on page 8, June 28.

Haysun Hahn runs Futuremode, a creative forecasting firm in New York. She recently ended the trend service division, Bureau de Style,…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Targeting Designers … Rock and Frocks … Specs Appeal

TARGETING DESIGNERS: So which designer will Target Stores tap next? The chain has done wonders for the profiles of Stephen Sprouse and Philippe Starck with their latest projects, as well as introduced enviable private label fashion and home lines with…

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Fashion Features

New Bottega Veneta Ads Focus on Craftmanship

MILAN — When Tomas Meier, Bottega Veneta’s creative director, was planning the company’s fall ad campaign, he knew what he didn’t want — the ubiquitous fashion photographer.

“At first, we approached Irving Penn,…

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Fashion Features

Talks Continue For ILWU-PMA

LOS ANGELES — The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association have agreed to extend their labor contract on a day-by-day basis during negotiations. So far, work has progressed uninterrupted.

The…

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Beauty Features

YSL’s Lucky Seven

PARIS — M7, Tom Ford’s first men’s fragrance for Yves Saint Laurent, is not a male version of Nu, the French word for nude and the name of the women’s scent he introduced last October. But the same theme is there for the world…

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Beauty Features

The Scent of J.Lo

PARIS — Jennifer Lopez is adding juice to her already larger-than-life career.

The actress-singer-dancer has been involved in each step leading to the creation of her much-hyped fragrance, called Glow. It has two main targets: The primary…

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