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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 23hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Smooth Move

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Overview

John Frieda, the hairstylist who fixed the world's frizzies, is preparing to turn hair care on its head again by carving out a new category: color glazing.

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Fashion Features

Smooth Move

John Frieda, the hairstylist who fixed the world’s frizzies, is preparing to turn hair care on its head again by carving out a new category: color glazing.

clock October 14, 2005Andrea Nagel and Molly Prior

Beauty Features

Blake Said Exiting Burberry

Industry sources say Burberry’s president and chief operating officer, Brian Blake, might soon be leaving his post at the British firm.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

A Swank Deal for Guerlain? Hear Company Eyeing Star

Two-time Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is said to be in talks to be the new face of Guerlain.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Fitch Ratings Ups J.C. Penney’s Debt

Fitch Ratings upped its debt rating on J.C. Penney Co. to investment grade on Thursday.

clock October 14, 2005Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“I’ve done two presidential terms, and I’m starting to look like Clinton, Bush and Blair.”

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Apparel Spending Rises but Still Lags Home

Although consumer spending on apparel got a jolt in the second quarter, it still lags behind what shoppers dole out on furniture and other household goods.

clock October 14, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

In Brief: Ben Downtown … Aerosoles Nabs Ann Taylor Exec

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

People

Photo Op

Actresses work the glam shift.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

People

The Good Girl

All teenagers suffer from mood swings, but 19-year-old Amanda Seyfried takes it to extremes: She’s an emotional chameleon professionally.

clock October 14, 2005Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

People

Dance Fever

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, a rising star on Europe’s avant-garde dance scene, is sipping apple juice at a picnic table outside a pub and talking about “Zero Degrees.”

clock October 14, 2005Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Biotherm Bows Men’s Line Peel

Biotherm Homme, the men’s arm of the L’Oreal-owned Biotherm brand, will introduce Anti-Rides Line Peel, a daily antiwrinkle treatment for men.

clock October 14, 2005Ellen Groves

Financial

Body Shop Profits Down 9% in Half

The Body Shop International plc reported Thursday first-half operating profits down 9 percent compared with the same period in 2004, but said it’s on track to achieve growth of 17 to 22 percent for the full year.

clock October 14, 2005Brid Costello

Fashion Features

Skin Sense Gala Raises $625G for a Cure

At the 26th annual Skin Sense Award Gala Tuesday, the president of the Skin Cancer Foundation, Perry Robins, M.D., had good news to share.

clock October 14, 2005Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Jacomo Launches Women’s Scent

Parfums Jacomo is set to introduce a women’s scent designed to bump the brand into the high-prestige stratosphere.

clock October 14, 2005Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

CEW Honors 7 Beauty Achievers

There were some musical moments at the Cosmetics Executive Women’s 2005 Achiever Awards last week.

clock October 14, 2005Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Maybelline to Open Beauty Studio

Maybelline New York is hosting an open house for the public to receive free products, makeovers and makeup advice.

clock October 14, 2005Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: The Beauty Industry’s Unsung Heroes

The innovations at cosmetics manufacturer Schwan-Stabilo; Changes in advertising and marketing strategies.

clock October 14, 2005Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

Fashion Exec Trots Into Beauty With Piaffe

The most recent fashion defector, Marie Regan, is a former Donna Karan executive whose passion for products led to the start of her own company, Piaffe Beauty.

clock October 14, 2005Andrea Nagel

Glamour’s Gold Standard

All that glitters is gold, at least according to Glamour magazine’s latest Glamtone quarterly promotion.

clock October 14, 2005Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Intercoiffure’s Golden Moment

Blondes not only have more fun, they’re rich, too.

clock October 14, 2005Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Snippets: Ungaro Scents To Stay … Marionnaud Investigation … Limited Brands Promotion …

Ferragamo Parfums intends to keep its Emanuel Ungaro license.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Facialist Finds Inspiration at Mt. Fuji

Japanese facialist Shizuka Bernstein’s eponymous skin care line may capture the Zen of Eastern philosophy, but Shizuka New York Skincare System is designed to deliver results, too.

clock October 14, 2005Molly Prior

Financial

When Paid Circulation Isn’t, Quite

With new ABC rules taking effect next year about sponsored sales, magazine and advertising execs are rethinking the definition of paid circulation.

clock October 14, 2005Jeff Bercovici

Memo Pad: Royal Send-Off … Family Ties, Severed … Man Power

It looks as if the British fashion title Harpers & Queen is set to dethrone the monarch.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

U.S.-China Trade Talks Stalled

Negotiators wrapped up two days of trade talks in Beijing Thursday, but offered no signs of progress, prompting U.S. textile groups to declare it a “collapse.”

clock October 14, 2005Evan Clark

Financial

Clarins Sales Rise 8.7%

Groupe Clarins reported Thursday net sales for its third quarter ended Sept. 30 were up 8.7 percent at average exchange and 8.3 percent at a constant exchange rate to 238.1 million euros, or $285.3 million.

clock October 14, 2005Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Bottoms Up … On The Road Again … Art And Facts

Champagne is as omnipresent as cigarettes on the fashion circuit, so Perrier Jouet has tapped a few of the design-minded to celebrate the release of its 1998 Fleur de Champagne.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Carrefour Revenue Up 5.1% in Third Quarter

France’s Carrefour, the world’s second-largest retailer after Wal-Mart, on Wednesday reported improved third-quarter sales, lifted by better-than-expected gains at home.

clock October 14, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Hall and Bayou Harness Star Power

Two former Halston creative directors are showing Los Angeles fashion week attendees there’s more to that town than contemporarywear.

clock October 14, 2005Rose Apodaca

Fashion Features

MoMA Show Casts a Safety Net

A new MoMA show, “Safe: Design Takes on Risk,” addresses everyday fears with objects made to fend off the effects of all sorts of disasters.

clock October 14, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Easy-to-Wear Dresses Highlight Trade Shows

Easy dresses in silk and chiffon dominated the action for spring-summer 2006 collections at the latest round of boutique trade shows here.

clock October 14, 2005Jennifer Joan Lee

Fashion Features

Premiere Classe Heralds a Big Bag Season

The Premiere Classe accessories fair, which ended its four-day run here Monday, reflected an optimistic retail outlook for next summer with budgets up by as much as 30 percent.

clock October 14, 2005Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Vendors Make the Cut at JCK

The second edition of Diamonds by JCK, held at Pier 94 here, showed some sparkle.

clock October 14, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Essentialist

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The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

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