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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 20hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Fashion

Are In-Store Customers at a Disadvantage When It Comes to Returns?

The online shopper has up to 30 days to decide if her purchase was genuine or a momentary infatuation, which is not always the case for in-store clients.

clock 8hBridget Foley

Procter & Gamble Aims to Be a Major Prestige Beauty Power

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Overview

Equipped with a gilded portfolio of designer names, Procter & Gamble Prestige Products Inc. is determined to amass as much clout in luxury beauty as it now enjoys in the mass market.

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Hartwig Langer

Fashion Features

Procter & Gamble Aims to Be a Major Prestige Beauty Power

Procter & Gamble Prestige Products Inc. is determined to amass as much clout in luxury beauty as it now enjoys in the mass market.

clock December 8, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Valentino's latest scent.

Fashion Features

Building a Better House of Brands

Procter & Gamble Prestige Products can now lay plans for an aggressive future, thanks to the heavy lifting the company has done in the last three years.

clock December 8, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Carolyn Tastad

Fashion Features

Charting a Global Fragrance Plan

Procter & Gamble Prestige Products wants to embark on a world tour.

clock December 8, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Gucci Pour Homme II

Fashion Features

P&G Targets Men With Gucci Scent

For its first fragrance under its renewed Gucci license, Procter & Gamble Prestige Products wants to woo more men.

clock December 8, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Financial

Costs Hit Neiman’s in First Quarter

Neiman Marcus posted a 50 percent decline in first-quarter earnings Thursday.

clock December 8, 2006Jeanine Poggi

Two sketches of H&M's forthcoming collaboration with Madonna.

Fashion Features

Madonna to Do Second H&M Collection

Madonna’s foray into cheap chic is proving more than just a passing fancy.

clock December 8, 2006Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“For my shows, I’ve never wanted girls that were too thin.”

clock December 8, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: North Face In Soho … Opera Sells Again

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

clock December 8, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Chanel’s Royal Flush

For the restless Karl Lagerfeld, fashion is a movable, unstoppable feast.

clock December 8, 2006Miles Socha

Stella McCartney's Care line.

Fashion Features

Retailers Say ‘Eye Do’ to Upscale Skin Care

When it comes to watching the beauty business for spring, retailers have eyes for upscale skin care.

clock December 8, 2006Julie Naughton and Matthew W. Evans

Milani's mineral makeup for 2007.

Fashion Features

Mass Market Readies for Launch Flood Gates to Open

In the mass market, retailers anticipate a hotly competitive season across the cosmetics, hair and skin care categories.

clock December 8, 2006WWD Staff

The ad promoting Celine Dion's Enchanting fragrance.

Fashion Features

Coty Sees Third Hit in New Dion Fragrance

Coty Beauty is hoping U.S. consumers find the third perfume in the Celine Dion fragrance franchise as “Enchanting” as it does.

clock December 8, 2006Michelle Edgar

The new Chanel counter at Saks Fifth Avenue in New Orleans.

Fashion Features

Chanel Introduces Specialty Store Design

Call it counter intelligence.

clock December 8, 2006Julie Naughton

WWD Beauty Biz award winners.

Fashion Features

Beauty’s Best Honored at Awards Gathering

Tis the season for giving.

clock December 8, 2006WWD Staff

Rihanna and makeup artist Mylah Morales.

Fashion Features

Snippets: Inter Parfums Expectations … Blonde Ambition … Pairing Up …

Inter Parfums SA expects to meet its objectives set for the end of this year, namely, sales of 214 million euros, or $284.4 million at current exchange, up 10 percent year-on-year, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

clock December 8, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Cargo Readies Launch Of Plant Love Range

Cargo is encouraging customers to plant one.

clock December 8, 2006Julie Naughton

Scarlett Johansson in Louis Vuitton's spring ads.

Media

Scarlett Goes Pink for Vuitton

When Scarlett Johansson turned up on the set for Louis Vuitton’s spring campaign last month, the crew discovered the actress had given her famous blonde locks a pink tint.

clock December 8, 2006Miles Socha

Technology

Memo Pad: Vanity Fair Lounge … The Imagin(heir)y Editor … Time For An Offer …

Graydon Carter has a hot magazine, and now he has a hot restaurant, the Waverly Inn.

clock December 8, 2006WWD Staff

Out of sync: Madonna for Versace.

Fashion Features

How Hot Is Celebrity Fever?

What do Nicole Kidman, Donald Trump and Tiger Woods have in common?

clock December 8, 2006Valerie Seckler

Financial

Why the Television Generation Is Tuning Out

The television generation, aka Baby Boomers, now appears to be among the country’s least-satisfied viewers of TV programs and commercials.

clock December 8, 2006Valerie Seckler

A classic Max Mara coat and poster from the exhibition.

Fashion Features

A Cultural Glance of Max Mara’s Coats

Despite spring-like weather, Berlin has outerwear fever, thanks to “Coats! Max Mara, 55 Years of Italian Fashion.”

clock December 8, 2006Melissa Drier

A look from the new campaign.

Fashion Features

Max Mara Goes Modern With New Ad Campaign

Max Mara’s trendier and stronger fashion direction embraced for spring has trickled down to its ad campaign.

clock December 8, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Art Rap … Monkey Business … Red Alert …

Music mogul Jay-Z created a small stir among the famously impervious art types on day two of the Art Basel Miami Beach fair Thursday.

clock December 8, 2006WWD Staff

A Wal-Mart greeter assists a customer in Natick, Mass.

Retail

Wal-Mart, Target Hope to Avoid Holiday Bumps

The Wal-Mart greeter wore a Christmas jingle-bell trimmed hat and stood in front of a sign that read, “Smile, You’re Saving Even More.”

clock December 8, 2006Katherine Bowers and Sharon Edelson

Christmas activity is going full bore at Germany's KaDeWe.

Retail

European Stores See Happier Yule

European retailers say improved spending this year bodes well for a solid Yuletide selling season.

clock December 8, 2006Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

House, Senate Compromise on Trade

House and Senate negotiators crafted compromise trade legislation Thursday, ending an impasse between two key committee chairmen and reconciling differences in their separate bills.

clock December 8, 2006Kristi Ellis

Kimora Lee Simmons

Fashion Features

Kimora to Launch Higher-End Brand

Kimora Lee Simmons is trading up.

clock December 8, 2006Julee Greenberg

Retail

Uniqlo Sets Sights on Big Markets

After opening a mega-store in New York, Uniqlo now has its eyes on Shanghai, Paris and Milan.

clock December 8, 2006Koji Hirano

"Hannah Montana" appeals to tweens.

Fashion Features

TV’s ‘Hannah Montana’ Dives Into Tween Scene

Move over, Olsen twins and Hilary Duff — Miley Cyrus wants a piece of the tween product scene.

clock December 8, 2006Sharon Edelson

Financial

Tarrant Set to Acquire Buffalo Jeans Maker

Tarrant Apparel Group said it planned to acquire the Buffalo Group, maker of Buffalo Jeans, in a deal worth up to $120 million.

clock December 8, 2006Ross Tucker

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