Simon Porte Jacquemus Bares All Ahead of Men's Debut

clock 6hKatya Foreman


Tomas Maier Brand to Cease Operations

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What Does IGTV Mean for YouTube and Beauty Influencers?

clock 6hAllison Collins and Ellen Thomas and Alexa Tietjen

Hello Herald Sqaure: Penney’s Said Near Deal in Macy’s Backyard

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Myron E. Ullman 3rd could be taking J.C. Penney Co.'s battle with Federated Department Stores right to Macy's home turf, the 34th Street corridor.

From This Issue

The Light Blue ad.

Fashion Features

Dolce & Gabbana: A New Shade of Blue

After a 13-year hiatus since its last men’s fragrance launch, Dolce & Gabbana will unleash Light Blue Pour Homme, on shelves this summer.

clock April 13, 2007Stephanie Epiro

Donna Karan

Fashion Features

Fragrance Foundation To Honor Donna Karan

Donna Karan will be presented with the Fragrance Foundation’s Hall of Fame award when the organization holds its FiFi celebration here on May 31.

clock April 13, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Gap saw comps rise 4 percent in March.


Early Easter Boosts March Comps

March same-store sales went out like a lion because of an early Easter.

clock April 13, 2007Liza Casabona

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Celeb Central… Prada’s Model T… L.A. Moment

Spain’s Valencia is getting its share of Hollywood glamour this weekend, thanks to the Louis Vuitton Cup, which starts there Monday.

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A rendering of Tory Burch's East Hampton store.


Tory Burch Does Resort in the Hamptons

When Tory Burch began designing her eponymous collection in 2004, she saw a void in the market.

clock April 13, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Jewelry Firm Damiani Intending to Go Public

Jewelry firm Damiani is planning to go public, joining a crowded lineup for prospective fashion IPOs that includes Aeffe, Ferragamo and Prada.

clock April 13, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Beauty Features

Aeffe Earned $10M in ’06, Plan to Float Shares OK’d

Aeffe SpA is getting some practice at transparency before going public later this year.

clock April 13, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Circle of Friends is entering skin care.

Beauty Features

Kids Hair Biz Takes on Skin Care

Circle of Friends is widening its circumference.

clock April 13, 2007Rachel Brown

Kelly Rowland and SoftSheen-Carson president Candace Matthews.

Fashion Features

Snippets: Beiersdorf Appointment… Vision Change… Softsheen Goes Skating

Beiersdorf Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG, has appointed William Graham vice president of sales, a new position.

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Fashion Features

L’Oreal Buys Beauty Alliance

L’Oreal Professional Products Division has stepped up its rivalry with Procter & Gamble by purchasing the remaining 70 percent share of salon beauty distributor Beauty Alliance LLC.

clock April 13, 2007Andrea Nagel

D'Vine Therapy

Fashion Features

Pomegranate Infusion Trend Hits Skin Items

The ruby-red seeds of the hard-shelled pomegranate fruit appear to be skin care gold.

clock April 13, 2007Kavita Daswani

Groovy Girls cosmetics.

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Smart Brands Revs Up Growth Engine

When Gary Schofield is involved, retailers know they are in for a barrage of new items.

clock April 13, 2007Faye Brookman

Mary T'Kach and Josh Lucas

Fashion Features

Aveda Campaign Pushes Clean Water Effort

Aveda kicked off its annual Earth Month campaign here Wednesday to protect clean water with a “Dying for a Drink” event.

clock April 13, 2007Michelle Edgar

Eric Sakas

Fashion Features

Philosophy’s Color Revival

The Philosophy story is about to get a lot more colorful.

clock April 13, 2007Molly Prior

Sarah Jessica Parker at her launch event.

Fashion Features

For Parker, More Scents in the City

Thanks to Sarah Jessica Parker, Lovely girls are going to begin to Covet a new fragrance soon.

clock April 13, 2007Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Kanebo Aims to Grow Sales 25% by 2010

Kanebo Cosmetics is implementing a revitalization plan aimed at increasing by 2010 consolidated net sales by 25 percent — to nearly 270 billion yen, or $2.27 billion at current exchange — expanding operating income by 10 percent, and…

clock April 13, 2007Koji Hirano


Cole Exec Said Taking Post at Choo

Joshua Schulman is about to change shoes.

clock April 13, 2007Miles Socha


PPR Stands Pat on Puma Offer

PPR plans to stand by its original offer for the remaining publicly traded shares of Puma and not sweeten the deal, the company said Thursday.

clock April 13, 2007Damien McGuinness


Survey Sees Rise in Luxury Watch Demand

Consumer demand for luxury watches is likely to accelerate in the next six months, especially for pricy and sporty styles, according to a Goldman Sachs survey, which found a record 89 percent of retailers expect a sustained uptick for the category.

clock April 13, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Jones Shares

Shares of Jones Apparel Group on Thursday rose 2.1 percent to close at $34.11 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

clock April 13, 2007WWD Staff

Mary J. Blige


Memo Pad: No More Ink… Early Start… Let’s Make a Deal

What does Mary J. Blige have against her tattoos these days? It’s hard to say, but it seems the Grammy-winning singer requested that Hearst monthly Redbook airbrush them out of her cover shot on the May issue.

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Laura and John Pomerantz

Fashion Features

FIT Dedicates Pomerantz Presentation Room

The Fashion Institute of Technology here dedicated a state-of-the-art facility for presentations that range from runway shows to computerized audiovisual displays.

clock April 13, 2007Lisa Lockwood

Manhattan Mall Store Front


Hello, Herald Square: Penney’s Said Near Deal in Macy’s Backyard

Myron E. Ullman 3rd could be taking J.C. Penney Co.’s battle with Federated Department Stores right to Macy’s home turf, the 34th Street corridor.

clock April 13, 2007Sharon Edelson


Global Trade Growth Seen Slowing in 2007

Growth in global trade is expected to slow this year to 6 percent from 8 percent in 2006.

clock April 13, 2007John Zarocostas


Details Emerge on U.S.-South Korea Trade Pact

The U.S.-South Korean free trade pact, if approved by Congress and implemented, would immediately eliminate tariffs on 61 percent of apparel and textile products, according to an official in the U.S. Trade Representative’s office.

clock April 13, 2007Evan Clark


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Lapo Elkann portrayed inside Garage Italia's "Materioteca" area


EXCLUSIVE: Lapo Elkann Launches 'Laps Collection'

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