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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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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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Department Stores Roll the Dice With Fall Fragrance Launches

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Despite a plethora of newness, the total prestige fragrance market is expected to be flat at best in the second half, and more likely down slightly.

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Global Crossing

PARIS — Lancôme, one of the world’s dominant beauty brands for women, is going after the guys with a new skin care line, called Lancôme Homme. It is making its debut on the travel retail circuit this month as a prelude to…

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Still Jennifer Lopez

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Department Stores Roll the Dice With Fall Fragrance Launches

Despite a plethora of newness, the total prestige fragrance market is expected to be flat at best in the second half, and more likely down slightly.

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LVMH Sales Fall 10% in Half

LVMH posted weaker-than-expected second-quarter sales that were hurt by a drop in tourism and unfavorable currency exchange markets.

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Willis C. Moore

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Textile Execs Seek China Limits

Domestic textile officials converged on Capitol Hill to plead their case for survival, calling on the Bush administration to curb the flow of Chinese imports.

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Saks Fifth Avenue’s exclusive tea sets.

Retail

Keys to Christmas: Color and Exclusivity

Christmas is just around the corner, and stores are banking on exclusive products and “giftable” items, like accessories, to lead the season.

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Olivier van Doorne, Bob Cankes, Catherine Walsh and Michele Scannavini.

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Lancaster Maps Out Global Expansion Plan

NEW YORK — While Still Jennifer Lopez is intended to be the rocket fuel behind Lancaster’s U.S. fall launch schedule, Michele Scannavini, the global president of Lancaster Group Worldwide, and his U.S. president, Bob Cankes, are also…

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In Brief: Good Gains at Gus … Spiegel Shrinks …

  • GOOD GAINS AT GUS: Great Universal Stores plc, the retail and services group and Burberry’s parent company, posted sales growth in all of its divisions for the first quarter ended June 30. GUS said in a trading statement this week…

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Looks from the Liz Claiborne Suit and Dress lines by Kellwood.

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Kellwood Preps for Claiborne Growth

NEW YORK — Now licensed to Kellwood Co., Liz Claiborne Dress — a $150 million business at its peak in the mid-Nineties — and the new Liz Claiborne Suit divisions are gearing up for an aggressive push to establish themselves in the…

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Fashion Scoops: Man’s Best Friend? … Marilyn’s Mode … Global Domination

MAN’S BEST FRIEND?: In a bid to prove to customers just how well-cut the De Beers LV diamonds are, the company has unveiled a diamond X-ray machine. Known as The Diamond Beauty Scan, it shoots a ray of light through a diamond, and within…

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Lancôme’s Sensation Totale.

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Lancôme Aims for a High C

NEW YORK — With the launch of its Sensation Totale Continuous-C Perfecting Complex, Lancôme is hoping to draw new consumers to the counter.

“We see this item as a universal product, and one that will be a big part of our skin…

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Reaching Out For the Men’s Market

PARIS — Lancôme is going after guys with a new skin care line this month.

Called Lancôme Homme, it comprises 10 products meant to entrench the L’Oréal-owned brand firmly in the men’s treatment business….

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The Very Irresistible Givenchy print ad.

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Givenchy’s “Irresistible” Campaign

NEW YORK — Coming soon to a TV screen and a magazine near you: a movie-like advertising campaign for the new Very Irresistible Givenchy — starring actress Liv Tyler.

The print ad resembles a movie poster, featuring a close-up…

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Calvin Klein scents.

Fashion Features

Fragrance Sales Sluggish at Mass

Women’s fragrance sales in the mass market continue to shrink, although men’s scents are providing some positive news.

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Items from Revlon’s holiday collection.

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Revlon Ready to Rock this Holiday Season

This fall, Revlon is putting its muscle behind three holiday collections, the biggest of which is Revlon Red Rocks.

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Hair stylist Dean Mellen hits the road to build a clientele.

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Stylists Travel for Success

NEW YORK — For stylists, it can be a tale of two cities. Or three, in some cases.

Hair and color experts are finding that freelancing in salons outside of their usual region is proving to help not only their career, but also the salons…

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Rykiel Woman

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Sonia Rykiel Gets Sassy With New Fragrance

PARIS — Sonia Rykiel aims to be sassy — from its retail strategy to the positioning of its new fragrance, due out this fall.

Called Rykiel Woman, the scent is meant to incarnate the saucy attitude that Nathalie Rykiel, Sonia…

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PureOlogy Serious Color Care

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Snippets

CATCH THE SHOW: Among the 30 or so educational seminars to be held during Cosmoprof North America between Sunday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 30, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will be a presentation on the evolution of human behavior…

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Europeans Wary for Fall

PARIS — Although European perfumery buyers estimate that between 15 and 50 percent of a brand’s sales are generated by a new fragrance, they are making strategic decisions on fall’s fragrance entries on a case-by-case…

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A rendering of the proposed Millennium Monument in Washington and Rodney.

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In the South, Classicism Rises Again

Rodney M. Cook is out to restore gentility and classicism to Atlanta.

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A room at the Aleph in Rome.

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On The Drawing Board

Plus what’s On the Drawing Board.

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The Russia House Heads West

Irina Antonova, director of Moscow’s State Pushkin Museum, talks about the blockbuster show of masterpieces she’s brought to Los Angeles.

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Publishers Pushing Postal Reform

New recommendations for the U.S. Postal Service could impact publishers’ costs.

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Memo Pad: The Devil Wears Chinos…The Numbers Game…N.Y. Post Partum

Memo Pad.

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Roland Mouret

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Mouret Bringing Show to N.Y.

LONDON — Roland Mouret is adding another cultural string to his bow.

The French-born, London-based designer, whose family hails from the Camargue region of France that’s also home to Christian Lacroix, is moving his show from London…

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