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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock 11hBridget Foley

Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

clock 14hJessica Iredale

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

clock 22hRachel Brown

Designers for Hire: Big Names Face Uphill Battle to Get Backing

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Overview

Hedi Silmane, who recently parted ways with Dior Homme, could have as much trouble finding a backer for a signature brand as some men had shimmying into his trim suts and pants.

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Charlotte Russe

Financial

Charlotte Russe Swings to Profit in 2nd Quarter

Specialty retailer Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. reported on Thursday an upswing in second-quarter earnings after recording a loss in the comparable year-ago period.

clock April 27, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Financial

Spin-off Results In Reduced Net At Hanesbrands

Hanesbrands Inc. on Thursday posted first-quarter results that were lower than a year ago due to the firm’s new, independent structure following its spin-off in September 2006 from Sara Lee Corp.

clock April 27, 2007Vicki M. Young

Jonathan Product's new Ionic Balance items.

Beauty Features

Antin Adds Ionic Touch to Hair Care

Jonathan Product is introducing a line of Ionic Balance products for severely dry, damaged and chemically treated hair.

clock April 27, 2007Michelle Edgar

Beauty Features

Top Notes: Origins Changes… Olay Friends… Boots Biz

The Estee Lauder Cos. has promoted four executives in its Origins Natural Resources brand.

clock April 27, 2007WWD Staff

Revlon's Karl and Janice Obrecht, David Kennedy, Liz Crystal, Chris Elshaw and Carl Kooyoomjian.

Fashion Features

Firms Drive Home Importance of Beauty at NACDS

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Annual Meeting got off to a slow and cold start Saturday, as temperatures hovered in the mid-fifties.

clock April 27, 2007WWD Staff

CVS' Mike and Lori Bloom and Chris and Tina Bodine.

Fashion Features

NACDS Snippets: Markswins Names GM… Maybelline Moves… Sure Thing…

Martin Toh has been appointed general manager of Markwins North America, a new position.

clock April 27, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Changing of the Guard

The NACDS Annual Meeting introduced a host of new people to old places, as well as familiar ones to new posts.

clock April 27, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bernauer’s Focus on Front End

Realizing there’s more than prescriptions driving drugstore chains’ growth, the newly appointed chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, David Bernauer, pledged to put a greater focus on the front of the store.

clock April 27, 2007Faye Brookman

Thia Breen and John Demsey

Fashion Features

Lauder Taps Heritage for Continued Growth

The Estee Lauder brand may be 51 years old, but with an estimated retail business close to $4 billion worldwide, it’s no fading dowager.

clock April 27, 2007Julie Naughton and Pete Born

The Private Collection ad, shot by Craig McDean.

Fashion Features

Aerin Lauder to Share Private Collection

Aerin Lauder is taking a page out of her iconic grandmother’s playbook in reinventing Private Collection, which was Estee Lauder’s most aspirational fragrance.

clock April 27, 2007Julie Naughton

Financial

Strong Sales in China Boost Shiseido Earnings

Shiseido’s business was boosted by overseas sales, particularly in China, during the fiscal year ended March 31.

clock April 27, 2007Koji Hirano

Avon's new Christian Lacroix fragrances.

Beauty Features

Avon, Lacroix Venture Makes Scents

Seeking to boost its credentials as an authority in the fashion world, Avon has joined with designer Christian Lacroix to create two fragrances, Christian Lacroix Rouge for women and Noir for men.

clock April 27, 2007Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Hugo Boss Brand Appoints Creative Pair

Hugo Boss AG on Thursday named a new creative duo for its Hugo brand, with Eyan Allen as creative director and Bruno Pieters as art director.

clock April 27, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Tarrant’s Bid for Buffalo Group Falls Through

Tarrant Apparel Group’s bid to acquire the Buffalo Group, maker of Buffalo Jeans, has ended.

clock April 27, 2007Ross Tucker

Financial

In Brief: Wage Hike Limbo

President Bush is set to wield only his second veto in six years in office on emergency war funding legislation the Senate passed Thursday.

clock April 27, 2007WWD Staff

Versace is working on helicopter interiors.

Fashion Features

Right at Home in Milan

More and more designers see home products as an avenue for growth.

clock April 27, 2007Luisa Zargani

Robert Mapplethorpe and Sam Wagstaff

Picture Perfect in “Black, White+Gray”

With the screening of “Black, White + Gray” at the Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday, James Crump hopes to draw back the curtain on one of the art world’s more enigmatic figures, Sam Wagstaff.

clock April 27, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Stella McCartney's Stella in Two fragrance has been selling well.

Beauty Features

Strong Gucci Sales Help Boost PPR

Luxury goods lifted first-quarter sales at PPR, the French conglomerate that owns Gucci Group, as the firm’s less profitable retail operations continued to post more tepid growth.

clock April 27, 2007Robert Murphy

Financial

Gap Paid Pressler $8.9M in 2006

Former Gap Inc. president and chief executive officer Paul Pressler received $8.9 million in total pay for fiscal 2006, according to a regulatory filing.

clock April 27, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Financial

Benetton Seeks Global Growth

Benetton Group SpA executives said Thursday the company wants to grow its international presence in South America, Asia and possibly even Afghanistan.

clock April 27, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

Madewell to Open Las Vegas Store

Grabbing another high-profile location, Madewell will open in Las Vegas on May 15, inside the Fashion Show Mall on the Strip.

clock April 27, 2007David Moin

A look from Serge & Real.

Fashion Features

Fashion Show Drums Up $630K for Breast Cancer

The Ladies Who Lunch on the Upper East Side watched as their new wardrobe walked by them Wednesday at the Pierre Hotel for the Breast Service Luncheon.

clock April 27, 2007Whitney Beckett

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Dinner And Movies… Glamour Girls… Moss Backstage…

Gilles Bensimon, international creative director of Elle, admitted at a dinner on Wednesday that management was never his strong suit.

clock April 27, 2007WWD Staff

Hedi Slimane

Fashion Features

Designers for Hire: Big Names Face Uphill Battle to Get Backing

Hedi Slimane, who recently parted ways with Dior Homme, could have as much trouble finding a backer for a signature brand as some men had shimmying into his…

clock April 27, 2007Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Boston Proper CEO Details Latest Plans

Michael Tiernan brought sexy back to Boston Proper.

clock April 27, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Italian Accent… Ice Capades

Men’s fashion week in Milan just gained another marquee name. Belgian designer Dries Van Noten, who has shown his men’s collection in Paris since 1991, plans to show his spring-summer 2007-08 men’s range in Milan on June 23.

clock April 27, 2007WWD Staff

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