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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 22hMiles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

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

clock 10hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Business

Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

clock 10hKristi Ellis

The Happy Couple: A Strong Start for Penney’s-Sephora Venture

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Overview

Things appear to be clicking so far for J.C. Penney and Sephora.

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The Sephora unit in J.C. Penney's Fort Worth store.

Fashion Features

The Happy Couple: A Strong Start for Penney’s-Sephora Venture

Things appear to be clicking so far for J.C. Penney and Sephora.

clock January 19, 2007Pete Born

Items from The Healing Garden ...

Fashion Features

Coty to Sell Healing Garden, Calgon

Coty Inc. is throwing in the towel on the mass market specialty bath business, a category it carved out a decade ago with The Healing Garden.

clock January 19, 2007Molly Prior

Retail

Wal-Mart Prototype to Use Less Energy

Wal-Mart, which has put environmental initiatives at the center of cost-cutting and image improvement efforts, said Thursday that it will open a supercenter prototype today that uses 20 percent less energy.

clock January 19, 2007Katherine Bowers

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“Go with your gut.”

clock January 19, 2007WWD Staff

Retail

Marc by Marc Jacobs Signs Lease in Chicago

Marc by Marc Jacobs has found a home here after a more than two-year search.

clock January 19, 2007Beth Wilson

Fashion Features

In Brief: Jones Shares Rise … Pinault Buys Vinci Stake … Very Vreeland

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

clock January 19, 2007WWD Staff

Coach's purse spray.

Fashion Features

Coach to Launch 1st Scent

Coach has its first fragrance in the bag — a project which takes the iconic leather goods firm into the world of beauty.

clock January 19, 2007Julie Naughton

The microsite on clinique.com, doyousayyes.com.

Fashion Features

Clinique’s Forward Push For Its 3-Step Regime

Clinique’s best-selling 3-Step skin care regime may be pushing 40, but its marketing is taking a decidedly forward-thinking focus for 2007.

clock January 19, 2007Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Chemaid Laboratories Appoints Rachmanis as CEO

Daniel Rachmanis has been made chief executive officer of beauty manufacturer Chemaid Laboratories as a result of an equity recapitalization of the firm by Wellspring Capital Management.

clock January 19, 2007Michelle Edgar

Katharine McPhee

Fashion Features

‘Idol’ Adds Strength to Sexy Hair

Sexy Hair Concepts teamed up with “American Idol” star Katharine McPhee to create Strong Sexy Hair, a line of hair care and styling products designed to strengthen hair and protect it from damage.

clock January 19, 2007Michelle Edgar

A new serum from Warren-Tricomi's hair care line.

Fashion Features

Warren-Tricomi Eyes Department Stores

Joel Warren and Edward Tricomi have reworked their entire Warren-Tricomi hair care line to better reflect an upscale, spa-like positioning, one the salon duo hopes will expand distribution from the Limited Brands umbrella into prestige stores.

clock January 19, 2007Andrea Nagel

Dr. Hauschka's 40th anniversary kit.

Fashion Features

Dr. Hauschka Celebrates 40 Years With Remedies

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Dr. Hauschka is hoping U.S. consumers turn to its brand to treat more than their daily skin care needs this year.

clock January 19, 2007Michelle Edgar

Disney licenses could lift mass fragrance sales.

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Mickey Mouse May Boost Mass Fragrance Sales

Britney and J.Lo gave mass market fragrances a jolt. Can Minnie Mouse, Strawberry Shortcake, Nemo and Cinderella do the same?

clock January 19, 2007Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

True Launches Eye and Cleanser Items

Idebenone, with a reputation for being significantly more effective than the antioxidant CoQ-10, is finding its way into a handful of prestige and dermatologists’ skin care products.

clock January 19, 2007Kavita Daswani

Natura Bisse's Diamond Ice serum, an item from the Diamond line is used in a new facial.

Fashion Features

Natura Bisse Facial Uses Diamonds to Source Energy

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, can they do double duty as a source of energy?

clock January 19, 2007Holly Haber

Teeth whitening's many forms: Crest Whitestrips Daily Multicare, GoSmile Zen Toothpaste, Sexy Smile lip gloss and Rembrandt Whitening Strips.

Fashion Features

Adding Up Beauty: Smile Beauty: The Great White Way

On a particularly balmy afternoon in December, Sasha Frere-Jones, a music critic for The New Yorker, meandered between photographs of famous faces.

clock January 19, 2007Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Snippets: CVS To Sell Lierac … Subzz FX Names VP … Italian Fave Hits U.S.

Lierac Paris, the European skin care brand, is now available at Healthy Skincare Centers in select CVS stores in Southern California, Arizona and Chicago.

clock January 19, 2007WWD Staff

Diane Von Furstenberg

Fashion Features

President Von Furstenberg Sets Agenda

Diane von Furstenberg’s first adjustment at the Council of Fashion Designers of America might come as a surprise to members.

clock January 19, 2007Marc Karimzadeh and Rosemary Feitelberg

Christian Lacroix

Fashion Features

Christian Lacroix’s Pell-Mell Pace

From furniture to trams to hotels, this promises to be a hectic, blockbuster year for the multitasking Christian Lacroix.

clock January 19, 2007Miles Socha

A sketch from Boudicca's fall collection.

Fashion Features

Filling Out the Couture Ranks

Couture week may be shrinking as rapidly as a cashmere sock in a hot wash, but a mushrooming crop of ready-to-wear designers is plugging some of the gaps.

clock January 19, 2007Katya Foreman

Chez Christophe Robin.

Fashion Features

More on Paris

There’s lots of downtime during couture week, which begins Monday, so here are some stores, restaurants and spas to squeeze into the schedule.

clock January 19, 2007WWD Staff

Media

Memo Pad: Timely Bloodshed … Not So Fast … Where Is The Love? …

The ax finally dropped at Time Inc. on Thursday, but the news of 289 jobs cut across a number of titles left most staffers unshaken.

clock January 19, 2007WWD Staff

A sleek Mac POS at a Paul Frank shop

Retail

Boutiques Have Apples in Their Eyes

“Stylish point-of-sale” doesn’t have to be an oxymoron, say retailers using an unorthodox technology platform.

clock January 19, 2007Denise Power

Y-3 is going for more grit and style in its spring ad campaign.

Marketing and Promotion

Y-3’s Spring Advertising Message: Sport and Motion

Y-3’s new spring ads are grittier and more stylistic, seeking to convey the evolution and confluence of sport and high fashion.

clock January 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Apparel Prices Gain in 2006, First Annual Rise in 10 Years

Led by steeper tags on women’s fashions, retail apparel prices advanced 0.9 percent last year, the first annual increase since 1997, according to the Labor Department’s Con­sumer Price Index released Thursday.

clock January 19, 2007Evan Clark

Sketches for the furniture installation.

Fashion Features

Ruiz de la Prada Colors Her World

Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada has brought a ray of Technicolor to this city with a colorful furniture installation at the Macef home show, which kicks off today.

clock January 19, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Financial

Done Deals & In Development

Red Westfield banners stretched as far as the eye could see as hundreds of Aussies, New Yorkers and fashionistas from around the globe packed the Skylight Studios in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood.

clock January 19, 2007Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

Surf Expo: Breezy and Feminine

Surf Expo is riding a big fashion wave with women’s surf lines that are positioned as lifestyle brands and junior, contemporary and resort areas that are growing.

clock January 19, 2007Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Ready For A Close-Up … No Vacancy … Mountain High …

Gemma Ward has taken a sabbatical from modeling to spend two months filming “The Black Balloon” alongside Toni Collette.

clock January 19, 2007WWD Staff

Pants from YoginiStyle.

Fashion Features

Yoga Company Gets Practical With New Line

A pair of yoga pants with built-in underwear is meant to resolve the dilemma of the downward dog pose.

clock January 19, 2007Whitney Beckett

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