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Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 15hBridget Foley

Fashion

Claus Dietrich Lahrs Appointed Chief Executive of Bottega Veneta

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock 14hLuisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Beauty

Acqua di Parma Goes Luxe, Plots Retail Expansion

Acqua di Parma is launching a higher-priced line, opening its first U.S. store and expanding its women's range.

clock 11hRachel Strugatz

Coach’s New Universe: Set to Launch Beauty With Est?e Lauder Cos.

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Overview

The American leather goods firm has inked a deal with Lauder's BeautyBank division, which will involve the two companies jointly developing a fragrance and other beauty products.

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William Lauder, Lew Frankfort, Jane Hudis and Reed Krakoff.

Fashion Features

Coach’s New Universe: Set to Launch Beauty With Estee Lauder Cos.

Coach has inked a deal with Estee Lauder’s BeautyBank unit for the two firms to jointly develop a fragrance and lifestyle brand.

clock September 22, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Carry-On Rules Eased Slightly in U.K.

The U.K.’s Department for Transport said Thursday it is easing, slightly, carry-on luggage regulations in U.K. airports starting today but that restrictions on taking liquids on board planes still apply.

clock September 22, 2006Brid Costello

Mark Parker

Financial

Nike Net Falls, Despite Strong Sales

Nike Inc.’s earnings dropped 12.7 percent in the first quarter, largely because of expensing stock options.

clock September 22, 2006Whitney Beckett

Financial

Steilmann Avoids Bankruptcy With Deal

In an 11th-hour agreement, Miro Radici AG of Bergkamen, Germany, has taken over the Steilmann Group, saving the German apparel company from bankruptcy.

clock September 22, 2006Melissa Drier

H&M fans line up outside the store.

Retail

H&M Southern Calif. Debut Draws Throng

Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish fast-fashion giant, began an invasion of Southern California on Thursday.

clock September 22, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“She will come in for a few hours every other day or so, set the inspiration for the line, and then our designers will interpret that.”

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Closing The Gap

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

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

Clare Tough

Fashion Features

More From The Shows

More coverage from the Spring 2007 shows.

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

Kimberley Stewart with Zandra Rhodes.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: A|X Marks The Spot … Party People … Exhibitionism …

Giorgio Armani plans to open London’s first A|X Armani Exchange on Regent Street as early as March.

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

Versace's limited-edition couture handbag.

Fashion Features

Versace USA Names Melhado To Push Accessories Growth

Seeking to accelerate growth in accessories, Versace USA has hired former Fendi executive Anaclaudia Melhado to lead the charge as vice president of wholesale for women’s accessories.

clock September 22, 2006David Moin

Retail

Westfield Boosts London Megamall

It’s no coincidence that Westfield Corp., which is developing London’s biggest mall in the White City district, is a sponsor of London Fashion Week.

clock September 22, 2006Sharon Edelson

Select items from Kings & Queens.

Fashion Features

Korres Ups Its U.S. Profile

As Korres celebrates its 10th anniversary this month, the skin care company plans to introduce U.S. customers to the “Korres lifestyle.”

clock September 22, 2006Michelle Edgar

Eric Horowitz, Debbe Magnusen and Christian Courtin.

Fashion Features

Clarins Honors U.S.’s Most Dynamic Woman

Clarins has presented its Most Dynamic Woman of the Year award in the U.S. for the first time.

clock September 22, 2006Michelle Edgar

Arden's new Intervene Pause & Effect.

Fashion Features

Elizabeth Arden Plans an Aging Intervention

Elizabeth Arden hopes to intervene in the aging process this winter.

clock September 22, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Frederic Fekkai’s Global Vision

Frederic Fekkai has never shied away from breaking paradigms.

clock September 22, 2006Andrea Nagel

It's All Good sea salt soak.

Fashion Features

Wal-Mart to Start Selling Natural, Organic Products

Wal-Mart is addressing consumer demand for natural beauty items with the addition of natural and organic skin care displays in 366 U.S. stores.

clock September 22, 2006Andrea Nagel

Products from the Results and Big Hair collections.

Fashion Features

Charles Worthington to Expand in 2007

The Charles Worthington London North American hair care business is getting ready to launch the Results and Big Hair hair care lines to a slew of new retailers in 2007.

clock September 22, 2006Andrea Nagel

David Kennedy

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Revlon’s Exec Shuffle Raises Questions

Jack Stahl’s departure from Revlon on Monday, the latest move in the revolving-door history of the last 21 years, has left many chain buyers and industry insiders wondering where the beleaguered company is going.

clock September 22, 2006Faye Brookman and Molly Prior

SkinMedica's LipPlump System.

Fashion Features

Snippets: Aussie Gets New Man … Cut-A-Thon … Barex On Board …

Aussie hair care executives are being hush-hush about the brand’s relaunch in 2007.

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

Inside this year's HBA show.

Fashion Features

Thoreux Explores Fragrance Dynamics at HBA

This year’s HBA show attracted 18,152 attendees, a slight rise over last year, and 650 exhibitors, a 6 percent increase.

clock September 22, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

HBA Snippets: Packaging Winners … Regulatory’s Full-Day Affair … Eco-Friendly On The Rise

At HBA’s Industry Awards dinner, 11 winners of the seventh annual International Package Design Awards were announced.

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

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Memo Pad: Dave TV … Elle Take … All Over …

After a seemingly larger-than-life piece on him in The Sunday Times Style section, could Dave Zinczenko, editor, author and architect of Perfect Abs, be in talks to bring his wisdom on getting fit and getting laid to television?

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

Works from Hedi Slimane's exhibit at the Galerie Gmurzynska in Zurich.

Fashion Features

Slimane’s ‘Portrait of a Performer’

Taking his artistic expression into a new medium, Hedi Slimane tonight will unveil his first paintings at the Galerie Gmurzynska in Zurich.

clock September 22, 2006Miles Socha

Giles

Fashion Features

London Lights Up – Giles, Aquascutum, Nicole Farhi, Christopher Kane, Marios Schwab

It may have started slowly, but as London Fashion Week continued, it gained momentum.

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

Giorgio Armani

Fashion Features

London Lights Up – Giorgio Armani

He might as well have been a royal on a foreign tour, with the accolades, back-to-back appointments, Champagne receptions and special appearances.

clock September 22, 2006Samantha Conti

The interior of the Louis Vuitton store in Nashville.

Retail

Louis Vuitton Opens in Nashville

Nashville isn’t all about country music — now it’s about Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co., too.

clock September 22, 2006Sharon Edelson

Shipping containers at Howland Hook in Staten Island, New York.

Fashion Features

Industry Wary Over New Customs Plan

The U.S. Customs & Border Protection’s reorganization plan has stirred concerns among U.S. textile producers, retailers, importers, shippers and customs brokers.

clock September 22, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

WTO Says Bangladesh Needs To Diversify Base of Exports

The report by the WTO secretariat said Bangladesh, one of the world’s poorest countries, should push ahead with reforms at a faster pace to reduce poverty and help the economy “better cope” with the lifting of global quotas in textiles and apparel.

clock September 22, 2006John Zarocostas

Financial

Wal-Mart to Cut Drug Prices

Wal-Mart, identifying health care as a business opportunity and a chance to improve its reputation, will start cutting prices today on 291 generic drugs in 65 stores in the Tampa., Fla., region.

clock September 22, 2006Katherine Bowers

Financial

Done Deals & In Development:

World-famous architects well-known for commercial and retail projects are turning to culture, completing museum projects hear and abroad.

clock September 22, 2006Amy S. Choi

Financial

Chief Operating Officer Exits Oakley

Oakley Inc., the Southern California firm known for its sunglasses, accessories and apparel, said its chief operating officer has resigned and left the board.

clock September 22, 2006WWD Staff

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock 9hLuisa Zargani

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