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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

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Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

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Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

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A $1B Quest: Jones Looks to Tommy, Calvin as Polo Talks Drag

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Overview

Is Jones Apparel Group?s overture to Tommy Hilfiger Corp. merely a negotiating ploy to irk Ralph Lauren - or does it desperately need the business?

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Clinique’s newest scent, Simply.

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A Simple Plan

NEW YORK — Clinique’s newest scent, Simply, has anything but an easy goal: to reinvent the Oriental fragrance category. The new scent, which includes notes of creamy soy milk and smoky toasted soy nuts, will be launched in September in…

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Ralph Lauren

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A $1B Quest: Jones Looks to Tommy, Calvin as Polo Talks Drag

Is Jones Apparel Group’s overture to Tommy Hilfiger Corp. merely a negotiating ploy to irk Ralph Lauren – or does it desperately need the business?

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Domenico De Sole

Financial

Gucci Exceeds Net Guidance

Posting a better-than-expected 1.7 percent rise in fourth-quarter net, Gucci ceo Domenico De Sole said market conditions could improve in the second half.

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Bulgari’s new flagship in Beverly Hills.

Financial

Italian Luxury Firms Post Varied Results

Italian luxury players Bulgari, IT Holding and Marzotto released a mixed bag of results for 2002.

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Gap Appoints Online President

Gap ceo Paul Pressler has recruited another former Disney colleague, Toby Lenk, to head Gap’s online businesses as president of Gap Inc. Direct.

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In Brief

Simon Says,…Reebok Time…Jewelry Move

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Financial

Overtime Rules Updated

A Bush administration plan to overhaul federal rules governing who gets overtime pay is raising eyebrows among retailers because of the cost.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Summer School … Phat Cash … Doggie Glossy

Summer School…Phat Cash…Doggie Glossy

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Part of Space.NK’s new color cosmetics line.

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Space.NK Enters Color

LONDON — When Space.NK launched a line of makeup accessories in November 2001, including eyelash curlers, brushes, sponges and tweezers, it was a clear sign that a color makeup collection would not be far behind.

In April, the British…

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Origins’ new sun care products, its top-selling A Perfect World.

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A Spring Fling for Origins

NEW YORK — Spring is bringing a shower of products for Origins, with a new fragrance, three new sun care products and a new lipstick line slated for launch.

“We had an excellent holiday season — with double-digit comp-door growth…

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Elizabeth Arden’s Sheer Lights Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer.

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Elizabeth Arden Brightens Up Tinted Moisturizer Category

NEW YORK — Elizabeth Arden is lighting up its color cosmetics presentation this spring with a new tinted moisturizer.

Sheer Lights Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15, the brand’s newest product, is designed to hit counters in…

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Jane Mauksch, Raymond Matts, Sharon Klein and Agnes Landau.

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Clinique’s New Oriental

Clinique’s newest scent, Simply, has anything but an easy goal: reinventing the Oriental fragrance category. The scent will be launched in September.

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Chanel's Age Delay franchise will grow this spring.

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Chanel: A Spring in Skin Care

NEW YORK —?In a plan to further strengthen its skin care business, Chanel will launch five new treatment products to three collections this spring.

“Skin care is traditionally a slow build,” noted Jean Hoehn Zimmerman, executive vice…

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Qiora’s newest offerings.

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Qiora Adds Science-Based Products

NEW YORK —?It’s anything but weird science: upscale body and skin care brand Qiora will launch seven new products in May, all with scientific studies as a cornerstone.

Two studies in particular were key, noted Maree Lavo, executive…

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Face items from Sally Hansen Healing Beauty.

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Healing Beauty Rolls Out

NEW YORK — Sally Hansen Healing Beauty has quietly started to make its way into retailers’ sets.

The new cosmetics collection from Del Labs is the first major launch in the mass market in four years — since stores upended…

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Loving is $15.95 for 1.7-oz.

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Revelations Pushes On

NEW YORK — Larry Couey keeps diving in — even if it means swimming upstream a bit.

Maybe Couey’s inspiration is derived from being based along the banks of the Delaware River in artsy New Hope, Pa. Or maybe it’s that…

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A selection from the bath and body line.

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A Casual Stroll Into Beauty

NEW YORK — The Casual Corner Group has made a foray into beauty with the introduction of a fragrance, bath-and-body and color cosmetics collection.

The retail group offers apparel and accessories to petite through plus-size women, under…

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Rite Aid’s New Teen Hangout

Teen beauty is coming into focus at Rite Aid this year, and starting Tuesday, the chain is launching its “Glam Camp” in-store promotion.

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A store guide for an Eckerd promotion.

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Hiring Help for Store Events

NEW YORK — Retailers are finding an avenue to provide beauty tips and sampling without adding beauty advisers.

Chains have increasingly been staging in-store events run by a third party. Not only has Eckerd offered product demonstrations,…

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The Mediterranean collection.

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Mercier’s French Twist

NEW YORK — Laura Mercier is taking her customers to the south of France with her latest bath-and-body line.

Mediterranean Collection, Mercier’s second bath-and-body line, will be available beginning mid-April in Mercier’s…

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Extrême extract.

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Orlane’s Extrême Maneuver

NEW YORK — Orlane is going to extremes — by expanding its B21 Extrême Line Reducing Care treatment collection, which was created four years ago to address fine lines and wrinkles.

The high-end French skin care brand is…

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TOP NOTES

Science Class…It’s Official…FIT’s Beauty Appointment…FIFI a la Francaise…Retiring From IFF

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Calgon’s Ahh…Spa Tropics line is the brand’s first treatment regimen.

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Calgon’s Spa Line Takes Tropical Spin

NEW YORK — Desperate to get a grip on slipping sales in the bath category, Calgon is taking a more substantial positioning with a new line that focuses on benefits, not just fragrance.

Coming to retailers in May is Calgon’s first…

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Extracts Gears Up for Spring Show

NEW YORK — Extracts, the trade show for aromatherapy, fragrance and personal care, kicks off today at the Jacob K. Javits Center. This spring’s effort, which runs through the weekend and ends Monday at 4 p.m., is expecting 250 exhibitors…

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A Pantene Pro-Voice ad.

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Pantene Taps MTV as Talent Search Partner

NEW YORK — Pantene’s third annual singer-songwriter search could reach a much broader audience this year, now that it has signed a deal giving it the ears of millions of teens to hear its message.

Pantene Pro-Voice, the nationwide…

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SNIPPETS

Carving It Out…Going Up

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Scott and Bruce Pask on the set of “Nine.”

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Twin Peaks

NEW YORK — If it’s true that twins are capable of sensing one another’s emotions at the same time, then Bruce and Scott Pask are riding the same high.

In the arc of their individual careers in New York over the past decade…

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A room is designed to resemble a terrace at the Hi Hotel.

Fashion Features

On The Drawing Board

Open Season…Deco Dreaming

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An image from “Bad Press.”

Fashion Features

Pressed Into Service

The architectural design team of Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio have made the temporal exploration of space a central theme of their work for two decades, as demonstrated by an exhibit currently on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art…

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Glenda Bailey

Memo Pad: Not So Simple … A Bazaar Exit … Click

Not So Simple…A Bazaar Exit…Click

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Kim Winser, Pringle

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Pringle Focusing on the U.S.

NEW YORK — British knitwear brand Pringle is continuing its reinvention and now its focus is on the colonies.

The company, which has been undergoing a transformation in the last three years, has begun looking for a site for a New York…

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Alexandra Shiva

People

Suzy

Previews of May weddings and the LHNH gala; Sir Elton’s birthday bash; the Douglas clan gets to work; a romantic start for Prince William.

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