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Luxe Continues Rebound As High End Tops Comps, Dwarfing Middle Ground

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Overview

The high-end crowd sustained its strong performance in October, but much of the rest of retail simply was unable to keep up September?s strong pace.

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Best Man

NEW YORK — Two years after launching her highly successful women’s scent, Vera Wang is gearing up to launch its mate: Vera Wang for Men. The aromatic oriental scent enters Saks Fifth Avenue exclusively in January, then rolls out to its full…

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Fashion Features

Luxe Continues Rebound As High End Tops Comps, Dwarfing Middle Ground

The high-end crowd sustained its strong performance in October, but much of the rest of retail simply was unable to keep up September’s strong pace.

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Fashion Features

Bertelli Sees Net Up 45%

An upbeat Patrizio Bertelli told a financial conference that Prada Group expects a 45 percent increase in net profit this year.

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McQueen’s Kleine to Join Michael Kors Collection

Brigitte Kleine, the U.S. president of Alexander McQueen,will join Michael Kors Inc. as president of the Michael Kors Collection women’s division.

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Cedric Prouvé, Leonard Lauder, William Lauder and Fabrice Weber

Fashion Features

Travel Retailers Look to Revamp In Difficult Year

Travel-retail executives are taking a long, hard look at the way they do business, and many are calling for a total revamp.

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Joseph Horowitz

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Clarins’ Joseph Horowitz to Retire

Joseph Horowitz, president and chief executive of Groupe Clarins’ U.S. subsidiary, Clarins (USA) Inc., will retire as a full-time employee on July 1.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Levi’s Euro Signature…A Good Cause

  • LEVI’S EURO SIGNATURE: Levi Strauss & Co. is solidifying distribution plans in Europe for its nascent mass-market brand, Signature, which has already bowed in the U.S. in Wal-Mart stores. On Thursday, Levi’s said Carrefour…

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Gwyneth Paltrow

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Suzy

Gwyneth and her Spanish castle…Zara Phillips on the town…Whitney’s real life…Chanel’s sweet suite.

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Police guards, instead of lights, direct traffic on Greenwich Avenue.

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Greenwich Takes a Hip Turn

Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., has become a hotbed of retail activity. Here’s what’s happening.

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Turkey Seeks Brand ID

Faced with cheaper competition from countries like China, Turkey can no longer be the world’s clothing assembly line. So it must take a different tack.

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Chet Hazzard, Vera Wang and Kevin Boyce.

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Wang Says ‘I Do’ to Men’s Market

Two years after Vera Wang tied the knot with her first scent, she’s working the other side of the aisle, with Vera Wang for Men bowing in January.

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The Resolution Eye ad.

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A New Resolution for Lancôme

NEW YORK — Lancôme will launch Resolution Eye D-Contraxol in January as the follow-up to the introduction last year of its Resolution anti-aging face cream.

Dalia Chammas, senior vice president and general manager of Lancôme…

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Fantastic Lash Mascara.

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Cover Girl Continues With a Fresh Approach

HUNT VALLEY, Md. — Like the girl next door, Cover Girl is fresh, clean and fun. Once in a while she exhibits a bit of sassiness but she is never bad. And her parent of 14 years, Procter & Gamble, intends to keep raising her that…

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Top Notes: Karan Promotion…Lancaster Moves…South Of The Border…

KARAN PROMOTION: Diane Kim has been promoted to vice president of global marketing for Donna Karan Cosmetics. She will report to Veronique Gabai-Pinski, senior vice president, general manager, Designer Fragrances. Kim was executive director,…

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A selection of Almay’s new glosses.

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Almay Whips New Lip Gloss Line Into Shape

NEW YORK — Almay is giving its color some lip.

In January, the Revlon-owned hypoallergenic brand will introduce Whipped Gloss, which it claims is a new innovation in lip color, as the only gloss that “whips” together…

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Snapple lip duo.

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Critical Mass: Lotta Luv’s Latest Love: Snapple

Lotta Luv hopes Snapple – the latest in its stable of 30 candy, snack and beverage licenses – will add pop to sales of lip glosses.

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Allen Burke, Scott Barnes, Lil’ Kim and Marvin Traub.

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Scott Barnes Readies Cosmetics Launch

NEW YORK — While eponymous beauty lines may be nothing new in the world of makeup artistry, one artist — Scott Barnes —is taking a road less traveled with the rollout of his own newly created cosmetics collection.

Barnes, who…

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Don Loftus

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Crichton Honored by Fragrance Foundation

NEW YORK —?Veteran retailer Dale Crichton of Nordstrom is the latest industry heavyweight to enter the Fragrance Foundation’s Circle of Champions.

At a dinner held Monday at the St. Regis Hotel, Crichton, who is executive vice…

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ISPA attendees take a much-needed stretch during a conference.

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Spas on a Growth Spurt

DALLAS — Maybe there really is such a thing as good stress.

The $10.7 billion U.S. spa industry certainly thinks so, as it continues to grow by triple digits thanks to stressed-out consumers who increasingly view a trip to the spa as a…

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Angelo David, Mark Garrison and Rudy Sprogis at the b•cause event Wednesday at John Allan’s.

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Snippets: Making Change…Asian Beauties…Branching Out…

MAKING CHANGE: Not-for-profit group b•cause celebrated the kickoff of its annual fund-raising drive, Make A Change Day, Wednesday night at John Allan’s men’s club and salon on 46 East 46th Street. The four-year-old…

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Fashion Features

Asian Travelers, Particularly the Chinese

Here’s more on the travel-retail buzz, as heard at the Tax Free show:

“Asians — especially Chinese — are the new travelers,” said Renato Semerari, president and managing director at Guerlain. “We will be…

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Beauty for Men

Beauty brands and airport retailers are increasingly focusing on male travelers. That’s because “men’s skin care is the fastest-growing [beauty segment],” said Nigel Keal, head of category, fragrance and cosmetics, at World…

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Limited-Edition and Seasonal Scents

BPI’s Eric Henry said that the firm’s limited edition Issey Miyake scents have been so successful they sell out in 10 days.

“Summer is more key in travel retail than the local market,” he said, explaining that’s…

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Regional Products

In many instances, brands are thinking globally but acting locally in their approach to beauty. But La Prairie, with its new line of body care products — including a shampoo, conditioner, bath and shower gel, plus soap and allover body mist…

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Fashion Features

New Products

  • YSL Beauté, Gucci Group’s beauty division, is working on a new Boucheron women’s fragrance, set for launch next year in France and the U.S. — complete with a new image for the brand. It’s also creating a new Van…

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John Galliano in Bazaar — or is it?

Media

Memo Pad: Rosie On The Stand…Oops, They Did It Again…High-Gloss

ROSIE ON THE STAND: Defendant Rosie O’Donnell testified Thursday in New York State Supreme Court in her legal dispute with Gruner + Jahr, the magazine company which is suing her for walking away from their joint venture, Rosie…

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Jim Grace

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Will and Crace

NEW YORK — On the surface, the British novelist Jim Crace isn’t someone you’d peg as a sentimentalist.

His last novel, “Being Dead,” which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1998, chronicled the…

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Sarah McLachlan and Avril Lavigne

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Song Birds

NEW YORK — Nicole Miller’s seven-year-old son, Palmer, was not up for going to Oxygen Network’s Custom Concert, featuring Sarah McLachlan and Avril Lavigne, at The Supper Club Tuesday night. But all complaints stopped when Avril hit…

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Israel Museum Gala Raises $1.9 Million

NEW YORK — It was a record-breaking event — again.

The American Friends of the Israel Museum held its annual gala at the Waldorf Astoria here Monday, raising $1.9 million.

The theme, Gala To Life, celebrated the…

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Fashion Features

‘Traveltainment’

The art of entertaining travelers is now known as “traveltainment” by the trade. The word means anything that gets shoppers pumped up.

It’s key to create a lather of excitement, since these days the penetration rate for…

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Fashion Features

Gildan Activewear Joins Fair Labor Association

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear has become the first Canadian company and first blank T-shirt maker to become a member of the Fair Labor Association.

The FLA is an independent verification agency that promotes adherence to international labor…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Condé Nast’s Kevin Belden

NEW YORK — Kevin Belden, executive director of integrated marketing at Condé Nast Publications, died Tuesday.

Belden, 40, collapsed at his desk Tuesday and was rushed to St. Vincent’s Hospital here after several attempts to…

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Fashion Scoops

SILVER SCREEN: Talk about déjà vu. A little-known 1979 documentary about 10 leading Paris designers — screened Thursday in Paris after being unearthed by industry consultant Jean-Jacques Picart and restored with the financial…

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Fashion Features

House OKs New Rules for Prison Production

WASHINGTON — The dwindling ranks of U.S. apparel makers could generate millions of dollars in new business from the federal government as U.S. prisoners curtail their production, under legislation the House approved Thursday redrawing rules under…

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