Luxury continues to juice PPR, the French owner of Gucci Group, which said sales of high-end accessories and apparel drove first-half profits.
Paula Thomas, the British model-turned-designer behind the glam-rock label Thomas Wylde, is launching a new brand for spring 2007, Paula Thomas for TW.
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He’s done corsets and lingerie for day and put men in skirts, earning him the title of French fashion’s bad boy.
Movado Group Inc. on Thursday posted a 32.7 percent hike in second-quarter earnings, driven by the launch of the Brasilia and Hugo Boss collections and the Series 800 sports line.
Biotherm Homme is trying to interest younger men in High Recharge, a moisturizing, antifatigue gel, which is the kind of product that traditionally would be aimed at a decidedly older audience.
Beauty retailers have become larger and mightier, but consumers, and lately investors, have increasingly taken a shinning to niche cosmetics brands.
With consumers concerned about chemicals in nail polish, the market leader — Sally Hansen — is taking a proactive stand.
Out-of-town fashion and beauty editors can relieve stress with products from The Sanctuary Spa in the privacy of their hotel rooms at the Soho Grand and the Tribeca Grand during fashion week.
Conde Nast Publications (parent of WWD) is prepping for the launch this spring of Conde Nast Portfolio.
A coalition that includes four major apparel retailer and importer associations urged senators Thursday to pass a strong port security bill and defeat potential amendments requiring 100 percent screening of cargo, which they argue could bring global…