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WWD Unveils Recipients of First Honors Awards

Sidney Toledano, Pandora, Farfetch and Inditex join Ralph Lauren as WWD honorees.

clock September 26, 2016Evan Clark


HBC Hires Ed Burstell to Accelerate Innovation

HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.

clock October 24, 2016David Moin


Balenciaga Names Cédric Charbit as New CEO

A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.

clock October 24, 2016Miles Socha

Beauty’s Broader Reach: Mass Brands Wake Up To Ethnic Opportunity

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Mass beauty firms now see the ethnic color cosmetics market as a burgeoning opportunity, not the niche proposition the category was relegated to more than a decade ago.

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Hale Berry.

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Adding Up Beauty: Mass Retailers Awaken to Broadening Appeal of Ethnic Cosmetics

Mass retailers now see the ethnic color cosmetics market as a burgeoning opportunity, not just a niche category.

clock August 25, 2006Molly Prior is slated to relaunch Sept. 15.

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Clairol’s Shade Aid Puts Consumers in the Picture

With a head shot and click of a mouse, consumers can find the right shade of hair color with the addition of a virtual online tool, Shade Aid, by Clairol, beginning Sept. 15.

clock August 25, 2006Andrea Arterbery

Since going public, J. Crew has sustained momentum.

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J. Crew’s Operating Income Up 33%

J. Crew issued its first quarterly report and staged its first conference call since going public.

clock August 25, 2006David Moin


Swatch Earnings Gain 23.6%

Reflecting a buoyant market for luxury timepieces, net profits at Swatch Group jumped 23.6 percent in the first half of the year to 330 million Swiss francs, or $257.9 million.

clock August 25, 2006WWD Staff

Vera Wang.

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Quote of the Week

“I can become a more iconic American brand and be exposed to America in a larger sense.”

— Vera Wang on her new partnership with Kohl’s Corp.

clock August 25, 2006WWD Staff

Items from the Ralph Rocks assortment.

Beauty Features

Lauren to Introduce Edgier Ralph Scent

Ralph Lauren wants to give its teen fragrance franchise an edge with Ralph Rocks, the fourth installment in a series that goes back to 2000.

clock August 25, 2006Michelle Edgar

The Hugo by Hugo Boss ad featuring Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

Rhys Meyers Signs With P&G Prestige For Ad Campaign

Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has signed a contract with Procter & Gamble Prestige Beauty to appear in a print advertising campaign.

clock August 25, 2006Julie Naughton

The Rumeur ad.

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Lanvin Adds Rumeur to Fragrance Franchise for Fall

Lanvin hopes to spread the word about its perfume business with the launch of women’s scent Lanvin Rumeur next month.

clock August 25, 2006Ellen Groves and Julie Naughton

Hanae Mori's Magical Moon fragrance.

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Hanae Mori Readies Women’s Launch

Hanae Mori will launch in September its first major women’s fragrance since the Hanae Mori Butterfly scent a decade ago.

clock August 25, 2006Michelle Edgar

Select items from the Solutions range.

Beauty Features

Makeup Artist Offers Beauty ‘Solutions’

Italian-born makeup artist Francesca Guerrera is attempting to marry color cosmetics with skin care in bringing Solutions to Saks Fifth Avenue this fall.

clock August 25, 2006Michelle Edgar

Lumedia's new facial brightener.

Beauty Features

Lumedia’s New Skin Cream Aims to Brighten Up Faces

Bremenn Research Labs is putting on a new face for fall with the launch of Lumedia Facial Brightener.

clock August 25, 2006Michelle Edgar


IRS Message on Swag Lost on Many Companies

With the IRS putting the kibosh on tax-free award show swag, celebrities can no longer get their nails painted, hair styled, faces preened and backs massaged without forking over hard-earned cash to Uncle Sam.

clock August 25, 2006Rachel Brown and Marcy Medina

Ojon's new skin care cream.

Beauty Features

Ojon Expands Range to Include Skin Care

Ojon Corp. is putting all its beans in one basket, so to speak. The main ingredient in its new skin care line, Rare Harvest, which launches this fall, is the Tawaka cacao bean.

clock August 25, 2006Michelle Edgar

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Variety Is Essential

At first blush, it might appear a beauty shopper has every choice at the Bridgewater Commons Shopping Center.

clock August 25, 2006Faye Brookman

Refinery products.

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Men’s Corner: The Refinery Sets U.S. Product Launch, Signs Agreement With Uemura for Tokyo

It’s shaping up to be a busy year for The Refinery, a six-year-old barbershop and men’s spa with three locations in London.

clock August 25, 2006Matthew W. Evans

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Newsstand Stars

The first half might have been dire on the newsstand for most magazine publishers, but there were a few who bucked the downward trend and maintained their strength over the past two years.

clock August 25, 2006WWD Staff

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Memo Pad: New Team… Unswell Dwell… Jane’s Heartbeat

Vanity Fair is refilling those empty offices.

clock August 25, 2006WWD Staff

A JAR "Thread" ring.

Fashion Features

Rare JAR Jewels Part of Barkin Auction

Actress Ellen Barkin is selling an impressive collection of jewelry she received during her marriage to billionaire Ronald O. Perelman.

clock August 25, 2006Sophia Chabbott

A rendering of the Westfield Topanga center after renovation.

Fashion Features

Westfield to Mix High, Low at Topanga Mall

The Westfield Group is sinking $330 million into its Topanga center in Canoga Park, Calif., which will pair Neiman Marcus with Target.

clock August 25, 2006Emili Vesilind

Xu Bing's "Tobacco Project: Red Books, 2000."

Fashion Features

China Institute Gallery All Booked Up

Books have long been a delicate subject in China, and perhaps that’s why they make such compelling artistic material in the forthcoming exhibition “Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art.”

clock August 25, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Renderings of Velo-City.

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Eyeing the Good Life in Public Spaces

With urbanites working longer days and taking shorter vacations, the idea of taking a breather on a stretch of grass or at an outdoor art space is appealing.

clock August 25, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

A room at Moscow's Kempinski Hotel.

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Giving Interiors the Linley Touch

If there’s anyone who knows about swanky interiors, it’s Viscount David Linley, who grew up at Kensington Palace, visited his aunt Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and is no stranger to the royal family’s estates dotted around Britain.

clock August 25, 2006Samantha Conti

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Fashion Scoops: In Like a L.A.M.B… American Girls… Turkish Delight…Donna’s Film Credits…Money, Money, Money… Bull Alert

Gwen Stefani may not be staging a runway show for her L.A.M.B. line during New York Fashion Week, but the singer and designer said she was just as busy putting together a smaller presentation to showcase the new spring collection.

clock August 25, 2006WWD Staff

Winner Sara Bieler.

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They Are Wearing: The Heatherettes

Fans and model-hopefuls packed the fourth floor of Macy’s Herald Square on Aug. 16 to compete for a finalist spot in Heatherette’s “It Girl” search.

clock August 25, 2006Ashley Webster

Fashion Features

Bush Plans Colombia Trade Accord

President Bush told Congress he planned to enter into a free trade agreement with Colombia that would lower bilateral barriers to commerce.

clock August 25, 2006Evan Clark

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Hugo Boss Sells Men’s Wear Units

Hugo Boss has sold its Munich, Germany-based men’s wear units Baldessarini GmbH & Co. KG and Baldessarini Design und Verwaltungs-GmbH to Werner Baldessarini, effective Sept. 1.

clock August 25, 2006Melissa Drier


Shareholders Hit Zale Corp. With 3 Suits Over Financials

Zale Corp. has been hit with three shareholder lawsuits, the latest filed Wednesday, alleging it mislead investors about its financial condition.

clock August 25, 2006Liza Casabona

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Winser Builds Aquascutum Team

Kim Winser, the new president and ceo of luxury brand Aquascutum, has beefed up her executive team and given it global responsibilities.

clock August 25, 2006Samantha Conti


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