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Inside Loewe's Spring Collection

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

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Chloé is the Epitome of French Style

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Bottega Veneta Names New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

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LVMH Alters Course, Sells Kors Fragrances To Est?e Lauder Cos.

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Overview

Another shoe has dropped in the expected shedding of LVMH Mo?t Hennessy Louis Vuitton?s non-core beauty assets with the sale of the Michael Kors fragrance license to The Est?e Lauder Cos.

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Pink Lady

NEW YORK — Parfums Givenchy will make its most assertive fragrance move of the past seven years with the launch of Very Irresistible Givenchy, coming in mid-August. Sources estimated that the fragrance could do upward of $100 million globally,…

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Michael Kors and Aerin Lauder.

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LVMH Alters Course, Sells Kors Fragrances To Estée Lauder Cos.

Another step has been taken in the shedding of LVMH’s noncore beauty assets with the sale of the Michael Kors fragrance license to Estée Lauder.

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Financial

No Bounce in April Comps

Clocks sprang forward but sales fell back in April, as stores reported lower-than-expected comp-store sales, blaming the weather and the looks.

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Turning Tables: Hilfiger Seeks Acquisitions

Tommy Hilfiger has hired J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. to help explore acquisitions of additional brands, meaning talk of the firm’s sale may have cooled.

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Dell Revamps to Wholesale

NEW YORK — Susan Dell is gearing up to make the transition to wholesale, but that move entails some operational changes that included letting go of much of her New York staff this week.

While Dell is based in Austin, Tex., where she…

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In Brief

SHORT HILLS STOP: A 3,000-square-foot D&G boutique will open at The Mall at Short Hills, in New Jersey, on Friday. D&G is the youth-oriented diffusion collection of Dolce & Gabbana for men and women. Architect Rodolfo Dordoni, from Milan, designed the…

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Clarification

In a story on page 34 in the May issue of WWD Beauty Biz, sales of Coty Beauty’s The Healing Garden were incomplete. As reported, retail sales of The Healing Garden specialty bath products, excluding Wal-Mart, were $51 million in 2002, according…

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Emma Richards brings Pindar into shore

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Captain of Her Sail

Reflecting with Emma Richards, who just wanted some solitude, so she set out on a 33,576 mile, 132-day journey called Around Alone race.

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Fashion Scoops: Two Elies

TWO ELIES: When designer Elie Tahari was honored by the American Jewish Committee last week, he turned to the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Elie Wiesel, to present his award. Wiesel might not seem like an obvious choice, as the scholar himself confessed…

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An exterior shot of the new Prada store in Tokyo

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Growth Pays Off for Prada Japan

Prada’s Japanese subsidiary released its financial results for the first time, tripling its 2002 net profit as it opened five stores in the country.

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Shiseido Reverses Loss in 2003

TOKYO — A $400 million bottom-line swing returned Shiseido Group to profitability in fiscal 2003.

The Tokyo-based group of 96 subsidiary companies recorded profits of $211.2 million in the year ended March 31, after posting a net loss of…

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Armani Takes Show On Road to Berlin

Giorgio Armani came to Berlin to keep an eye on the installation and opening of the Guggenheim Museum’s exhibition of his wears.

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Donna Karan and Leonard Lauder

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Leonard Lauder: Tips From the Top

NEW YORK — A crowd of students at the Parsons School of Design were treated to a master class in personal management Tuesday evening by one of the beauty industry’s most facile practitioners, Leonard A. Lauder.

The occasion was the…

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Liv Tyler and Alain Crevet

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Givenchy Plans New Fragrance

Very Irresistible Givenchy, the house’s first major new fragrance since Organza was launched in 1996, will begin rolling out in mid-August.

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The new Ghost scent.

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Ghost Story: New Scent for Brand

Ghost is making another fragrance apparition this month with the global launch of Ghost Serenity through its licensee, Cosmopolitan Cosmetics.

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Bonne Bell Freshens Up at 75

After 75 years, Bonne Bell is undergoing a generational shift under Jess [Buddy] Bell, the third generation of Bells to run the teen cosmetics firm.

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Paula Dorf to Enter Japan

NEW YORK — Paula Dorf Cosmetics is heading into Japan later this month.

The independently owned makeup artist brand and the Japan-based Utowa Group have joined forces. This is the first U.S. agreement for the Utowa Group, who will…

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New Directions for Urban Decay and Hard Candy

Wende Zomnir is set to redefine the images of Hard Candy and Urban Decay at Falic Group, which bought the brands from LVMH in December.

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Jeanine Lobell and Michael Gould

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Top Notes

LAUDER’S OPTIONS: The Estée Lauder Cos. chairman Leonard Lauder plans to sell 800,000 shares of the firm’s Class A common stock underlying options that expire in 2005. Approximately 200,000 shares will be sold each quarter for a year…

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The new Sarah Michaels line launched in January.

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Sarah Michaels Files Chap. 11

Five months after a contemporary version of Sarah Michaels bath products hit stores, the brand’s parent filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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The Net Soap Saver and Braided Bath Strap are two items from the new Pure Spring accessory bath line.

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Rite Aid Expands Pure Spring

NEW YORK — In the wake of the plunge of one of bath and body’s true innovators into Chapter 11 emerges the expansion of one of the category’s few triumphs. Pure Spring, Rite Aid’s upscale private label bath line, is leveraging…

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Kohl’s Bodysource display.

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Critical Mass: Kohl’s Highlights Its Spa Offerings

At the seven-month-old Kohl’s store in Hillsborough, N.J., the entrance features private label brands Bodysource Spa Bath and Body Products.

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Beauty R&D Execs Explore New Show

NEW YORK — They’re not cosmetics and they’re not drugs. Rather, they’re cosmeceuticals and they’re “in regulatory limbo,” dermatologist Albert Kligman told an audience during a luncheon at Health & Beauty…

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Snippets

JUDGMENT DAY: Wella AG is expected to comment on whether it accepts Procter & Gamble’s increased public offer for its 78 percent of voting rights today. Last week, P&G raised its offer for Wella’s preferred shares by $3.85 to $71.50. In…

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Off The Beaten Strasse

Two shops near the Hackesche Markt in Berlin’s Mitte district feature offbeat fashion and accessories, and unusual home products.

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Do Men Read After Beer and Babes?

It’s been a tough week for the lad mags Maxim, Stuff and FHM, what with the Wal-Mart ban and all that…items from the memo pad.

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Memo Pad

MEET THE NEW BOSS: Now that Primedia’s synergy dreams are officially DOA, it’s apparently time to get back to what it has historically done best: cost cutting. The first layoffs of the post-Tom Rogers era occurred at the scene of one of…

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Laura Ashley Net Falls, CEO Resigns Position

LONDON — A raft of costs and poor fashion sales in continental Europe dented Laura Ashley Holdings’ bottom line, forcing it to report larger-than-expected losses in the 2002 fiscal year. In a separate statement, the company also announced…

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Pace Honors Kellwood’s Upbin

NEW YORK — Hal Upbin was back on campus 42 years after he graduated from Pace University and credited it for much of his success.

Upbin, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Kellwood Co., said being honored by his alma mater…

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Industry Aids Citymeals-on-Wheels Fund-Raiser

NEW YORK — A crowd of notables from the fashion, retail and beauty industries turned out Monday night for a Manhattan benefit that raised more than $100,000 for Citymeals-on-Wheels, according to event organizer Ruth Finley.

The privately…

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