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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

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No Secret: Victoria?s Largest Store in Bodacious NYC Debut

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Fruit Cocktail

NEW YORK — Garnier Fructis looks to shake up HBA’s sleepy hair care category with a shampoo and conditioner line that could generate more than $100 million in sales domestically next year. The launch, which is slated for February, also…

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Victoria’s Secret on Herald Square has a broad assortment.

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No Secret: Victoria’s Largest Store in Bodacious NYC Debut

NEW YORK — The sophisticated lady has slipped into something sleek.

Victoria’s Secret opens its largest store today — a 25,000-square-foot, two-level pad in Herald Square, seen generating $20 million in first-year sales and…

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Holiday baubles.

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Bringing Out the Beauty

NEW YORK — “We’ve been playing off Broadway for long enough,” deadpanned Robin Burns, as she gave a tour of the expansive beauty section of the new Victoria’s Secret store on 34th Street at Broadway.

Not only does she have a…

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Comps Ascend in October

NEW YORK — Gap Inc.’s first positive same-store sales results in 2 1/2 years were the most dramatic of a series of October surprises reported by retailers Thursday.

A majority of the nation’s retailers reported same-store…

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Fashion Scoops: Time Up? … Adieu to Montana … Anne Klein Futures

TIME UP?: Julien Macdonald’s days at Givenchy could be numbered, at least that’s the rumor building steam around Paris. Macdonald, who was hired to replace Alexander McQueen, has earned less-than-stellar reviews since he started a year ago…

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Saint Laurent, Bergé Create Museum From Headquarters

PARIS — Yves Saint Laurent’s legacy is being prepared for posterity.

The fabled couturier, who retired in January, and his industrious business partner, Pierre Bergé, will transform their 5 Avenue Marceau headquarters into a…

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Prada: No IPO Yet, Looks to Cut Debt

MILAN — There’s still no word when Prada will finally go public, but the company is mulling several moves to cut its debt and bolster its balance sheet.

Prada is mum on just what those options might be, but a source close to the…

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In Brief

NEW CFO FOR JONES DENIM: Tami Fersko has been named chief financial officer of Jones Apparel Group’s denim-based collection business. She oversees the financial business for the denim-based collections, comprising Polo Jeans Co., LEI and Sun…

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Bettina Zilkha

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Suzy

That adorable royal couple, Viscount and Viscountess Linley — Queen Elizabeth is the Viscount’s auntie — flew in from London for a few fun-filled, action-packed days in New York, including all the Burberry hoopla — the big…

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Dior’s new counter design.

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Dior Installs New Counter Design

NEW YORK — Christian Dior’s cosmetics counter at Bloomingdale’s flagship here has gotten a facelift.

The new concept, which is being unveiled now, will be rolled out to 10 additional Dior counters nationwide by yearend 2003,…

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Dior’s newest eye cream.

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Capturing Skin Care Sales

PARIS — Parfums Christian Dior is coming out with the skin care line Capture R60/80 as the first step in bolstering its treatment segment.

Starting worldwide in January 2003, the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned firm will…

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Lancôme’s Adaptive All-Day Skin Balancing Makeup SPF 10.

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Lancôme Adds Adaptive to Lineup

NEW YORK — Lancôme is out to build a complete foundation for its color cosmetics category.

With Adaptive All-Day Skin Balancing Makeup SPF 10, Lancôme is tackling new ground for its foundation segment: combination skin….

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Clinique’s Happy Heart.

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Clinique Adds to Happy Line

NEW YORK — Clinique is expanding its definition of Happy.

With Happy Heart, a sister to its existing Happy brand, Clinique is aiming to bring new fans to the franchise while appealing to those already buying it, noted Agnes Landau, vice…

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Martin Waters and Gordon Reid

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Boots Launches in Hong Kong

HONG KONG — While a partnership agreement between Boots, the UK’s number-one health and beauty retailer, and Watsons, Asia’s largest health and beauty chain, has surprised many here, executives for the two entities insist the pairing…

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Comptoir Sud Pacifique’s new trio.

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Comptoir Sud Pacifique Serves Up Trio of Vanilla Scents

NEW YORK — Comptoir Sud Pacifique, famous for its vanilla-based scents, is adding not one, but three to its menu.

The company’s limited-edition Exotic Vanilla Trio will be on counters beginning this month and continuing through…

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Chanel’s new shop-in-shop concept at Marshall Field’s.

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Chanel Unveils New Selling Concept

NEW YORK — Chanel will unveil its new shop-in-shop concept —with a twist — Monday at Marshall Field’s State Street store in Chicago.

While Chanel is also currently rolling out the new concept to Hecht’s at the…

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Brooks’ Derma Skincare Center  is 260 square feet.

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Brooks Tests Skin Care Centers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Tucked away in the quaint neighborhood of Brown University, the Brooks Pharmacy on Pitman Street is evidence that the drugstore chain has been doing some heavy thinking of its own.

In September, the 330-store retailer…

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Jim Adamson

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Kmart Tailors Beauty

NEW YORK — Kmart hopes it finally has the right stuff — especially when it comes to beauty.

The beleaguered chain, currently using a tag line — Stuff of Life — has a new look being tested at a store in White Lake, Mich….

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Annette Green and Rochelle Bloom

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TOP NOTES

BLOOM SUCCEEDS GREEN: Rochelle Bloom, former president of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and a 26-year veteran of The Estée Lauder Cos., was appointed president of the Fragrance Foundation on Monday night, while Bloom’s predecessor, Annette Green,…

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PhBeauty Labs’ new Binge hair care line.

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New Products to Drive Hair Care

NEW YORK — Hair care is about to receive an injection of new products — a prescription retailers believe could ignite the category’s flat sales.

Newness, and its potential to drive front-end drug, mass and food store sales,…

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Pascal Ranger and Kat Peeler of Maybelline-Garnier.

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The Dual Purpose of Garnier Fructis

NEW YORK — Trying to kill two birds with one stone can take a product launch to a whole new level. That’s exactly Maybelline-Garnier’s aim with the launch of Garnier Fructis, a hair care brand it hopes will shake up the sleepy…

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Calvin Klein and Robin Burns at Obsession’s 1985 launch.

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Beauty’s Modern Evolution

The last quarter century has been a wild ride for the cosmetics industry, with profound changes in marketing and distribution. Here Pete Born, who joined WWD in 1977, gives some perspective.

NEW YORK — In 1977, Anwar Sadat made…

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John Wendt, L'Oreal

Fashion Features

Drugstore Cosmetics: Then and Now

NEW YORK — The mass market cosmetics world grew up on the shoulders of Revlon and Max Factor.

Twenty-five years ago, today’s other leading players — Cover Girl and Maybelline — were limited to spinning racks while the…

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Fashion Features

The View From Paris: A European Perspective

PARIS — Top executives in Europe’s major companies see the last 25 years as yielding evolutionary change.

Gilles Weil, vice president in charge of L’Oréal’s luxury products division, ticked off the high points as…

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Mags Brace for Challenging ’03

NEW YORK — It was a rocky 2002, and the terrain isn’t exactly getting smoother heading into next year.

Although the second half of this year was considerably better than the first, publishers continue to find business erratic and…

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Justin Timberlake

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Teen People’s Next Big Thing

NEW YORK — “‘What’s Next’ is a huge defining moment every year,” said Paul Caine, Teen People’s new publisher, who returned after more than a year as associate publisher at People.

The magazine, celebrating five…

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MEMO

MAKING THE CASE: On Monday, Steve Case was interviewed by The New Yorker’s media reporter Ken Auletta at the Foursquare Media Conference at the Wall Street Regent Hotel. Press was not allowed to cover the event and WWD was not invited….

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