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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.

clock 6hBridget Foley

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.

clock 8hJessica Iredale

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.

clock 17hRachel Brown

Next for Donna Karan: Ex-PVH Chief Weber Tops List for CEO Post

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Mark Weber, the former chief executive officer of Phillips-van Heusen, is believed to be the front-runner to become the next president and ceo of Donna Karan International, replacing Jeffry Aronsson, who will be leaving the company.

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Financial

Analyst’s Outlook Hits Jones Shares

Shares of Jones Apparel Group dropped 5.7 percent Thursday after Merrill Lynch downgraded the stock, citing “diminished prospects of a sale and the related likelihood of weaker fundamentals.”

clock July 14, 2006Vicki M. Young

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Financial

Merrill Lynch Downgrades Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart shares fell 2.2 percent on Thursday after Merrill Lynch downgraded the retailers’ stock from “buy” to “neutral.”

clock July 14, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“It took me 15 years to get someone interested, and now we have two major names who want the job.”

clock July 14, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Lauder Settles With IRS … Export Ban

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

clock July 14, 2006WWD Staff

Maggie Grace in Calvin Klein Collection.

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Hustle & Flow

“Come on, gimme that glitter ball!” Amy Sacco begged London man-about-town Molaroid Soloman at the Calvin Klein dinner in London Wednesday night.

clock July 14, 2006WWD Staff

Katharina Otto-Bernstein at her Southampton home.

People

Cinema Verite

There are certain phrases one doesn’t expect to hear from the mouth of a high-profile European heiress.

clock July 14, 2006Emily Holt

An ad visual for Juicy Couture.

Fashion Features

Juicy Couture Bears Fragrance Fruit

Juicy Couture, one of the hottest and fastest-growing fashion brands in the young market, is poised to make a splash in the fragrance arena.

clock July 14, 2006Julie Naughton and Liza Casabona

The Prescriptives Colorprinted ad visual.

Fashion Features

Prescriptives Goes Back to the Future

Andrea Robinson plans to take Prescriptives into the future by reacquainting consumers with its past.

clock July 14, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Jane Lauder and Jim Nevins Join New Clinique Team

The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. is expected to announce today four key executive appointments.

clock July 14, 2006Pete Born

Fashion Features

Readying a Full Slate of Fall Launches

In addition to Prescriptives’ Colorprinting and Custom Blend, the company has a full plate of new fall products, including a volumizing mascara and a powder foundation.

clock July 14, 2006Michelle Edgar

Maine Shave items.

Fashion Features

Men’s Corner: Maine Shave, From New England, Naturally

A new beauty marketer, Maine Shave LLC, based in the state it’s named for, is hoping to gain a toehold in the U.S. shaving and skin care markets.

clock July 14, 2006Matthew W. Evans

Biore Pore Minimizing Collection.

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Biore Aims to Minimize Facial Pores

Biore is still making pores its lifeblood.

clock July 14, 2006Michelle Edgar

Brian Magallones

Fashion Features

Fructis Gets Celeb Stylist

Garnier’s leading hair care brand, Fructis, now has a celebrity stylist singing its praises.

clock July 14, 2006WWD Staff

Vital Radiance's dismissal from some stores has small players vying for the space.

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Bigger Isn’t Always Better in Beauty

The battle between beauty’s behemoths and niche players is coming to a rolling boil.

clock July 14, 2006Faye Brookman

PureOlogy's leave-in conditioner.

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PureOlogy Banks on Nanotechnology for New Styling Items

PureOlogy, the Irvine, Calif.-based hair care line created specifically for color-treated hair, is about to expand its repertoire with a series of offerings incorporating nanotechnology.

clock July 14, 2006Kavita Daswani

Mark Weber

Financial

Next for Donna Karan: Ex-PVH Chief Weber Tops List for CEO Post

Mark Weber, the former chief executive officer of Phillips-Van Heusen, is believed to be the front-runner to become the next president and ceo of Donna…

clock July 14, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

The real Kusum Lynn.

Memo Pad: Jane Charade … Paper Chase

Jane fashion director Kusum Lynn came face-to-face with her imposter on Wednesday night.

clock July 14, 2006WWD Staff

Two looks from Iceberg's pre-spring/summer '07 line.

Fashion Features

Iceberg Reenergizes Its U.S. Efforts

The high-end Iceberg line is U.S.-bound.

clock July 14, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Advanced Beauty Systems, maker of Bodycology, outsourced logistics to CaseStack.

Fashion Features

CaseStack Aims to Help Small Firms Bulk Up

Procter & Gamble may have elevated logistics to an art form, but for smaller beauty firms, managing the supply chain is often costly and headache-inducing.

clock July 14, 2006Molly Prior

Items in the John Paul Mitchell Color Shots line.

Fashion Features

Paul Mitchell’s Shot of Color

Beginning in September, John Paul Mitchell will be offering shots to his clients. Shots of hair color, that is.

clock July 14, 2006Andrea Arterbery

Products from the Radiance, Defense and Anti-Age lines.

Fashion Features

Fruits & Passion Enters Face Care

Only months after opening its first U.S. store this past spring, Fruits & Passion shows no signs of slowing down.

clock July 14, 2006Michelle Edgar

Scarlett Johansson at this year's CFDA Awards.

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Fashion Scoops: See Scarlett Run … Richard’s Return? … Baby Time …

Scarlett Johansson and Reebok are partners on a new project, the details of which the athletic giant is staying mum on until July 25, when their collaborative plans will be unveiled at a New York fete.

clock July 14, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

L.A. Suburb Sets Stricter Big-Box Limits

The city of Inglewood, Calif., where voters two years ago defeated a ballot initiative to permit a 60-acre Wal-Mart complex, has toughened requirements for big-box retailers.

clock July 14, 2006Emili Vesilind

Glenn Close in the Key to the Cure T-shirt.

Fashion Features

Glenn Close Joins Saks’ Key to the Cure Program

Saks Fifth Avenue is getting cozy with Glenn Close — for a good cause.

clock July 14, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

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Financial

Germany Taps Schiffer to Woo Investors

German officials on Thursday announced the launch of a marketing campaign aimed at U.S. investors that features Claudia Schiffer.

clock July 14, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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