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BREAKING: Consuelo Castiglioni to Leave Marni

Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.

clock 9hLuisa Zargani


British Designer Richard Nicoll Dies at 39

The designer had most recently been freelancing after running his own label and working at Cerruti and Jack Wills.

clock 9hPatty Huntington and Lorelei Marfil


Reebok Names Steinbruck Creative Director

The designer has worked for Ellie Saab, Porsche Design and Kenneth Cole.

clock 14hJean E. Palmieri

Beauty’s on the Inside: Sephora to Test Vitamins, Health Drinks

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Sephora wants to make people beautiful — from inside out — perhaps signaling a new era in beauty retailing.

From This Issue

In-store visuals for CVS' Reinventing Beauty campaign.


CVS to Tout Strides in Beauty

CVS Pharmacy is determined to shout its commitment to its beauty business with an ambitious marketing program that will mushroom in June from pervasive in-store merchandising to culminate in direct-mail and newspaper advertising.

clock May 4, 2007Molly Prior

Sebastian's "Hairspray" Shaper Hair Spray.

Fashion Features

Salons Get a Slew of New for Summer

Many industries see summer as a time to go on holiday.

clock May 4, 2007Andrea Nagel

Regenerist and Definity items.

Fashion Features

Olay Ramping Up Skin Care Offering

Olay is expanding its Regenerist and Definity lines this summer, offering new products for the eyes and face.

clock May 4, 2007Michelle Edgar

L'Oreal, Aveeno and Dove have all entered the glow segment.

Fashion Features

Benefits: Glow Lotions’ Second Act

Skin care manufacturers now have to go beyond the glow.

clock May 4, 2007Faye Brookman

Elle's Carol Smith, actress Laura Bell Bundy, Matrix's Francesca Raminella and Deborah Marquardt.

Vavoom Hits the Stage With “Legally Blonde”

Beauty and Broadway have come together to deliver a renewed hair care brand’s youthful, style-oriented message.

clock May 4, 2007Andrea Nagel

The grand foyer of Escada in Beverly Hills.

Fashion Features

Revamped Escada Store Fuses Youth and Tradition

After five months and $5 million, Escada is opening a renovated 6,000-square-foot flagship here today, revealing a sleek new store concept that targets a younger, hipper customer while staying true to the brand’s classic aesthetics.

clock May 4, 2007Emili Vesilind

The Feraud store on Madison Avenue.


Feraud Returns to U.S. With 2 Units

After a three-year absence from the U.S., Louis Feraud is back with a 1,500-square-foot store here and a 1,300-square-foot unit in Los Angeles on the way.

clock May 4, 2007Sharon Edelson

Robert Polet


Keynoters See No End in Sight for Luxe Boom

Luxury’s hot, and it’s only going to get hotter.

clock May 4, 2007Rebecca Kleinman


Talbots Slashes Forecast After Soft Sales in April

Talbots Inc. on Thursday revised first-quarter earnings per share downward to the range of 7 cents to 11 cents, from a previously announced expectation of 36 cents to 43 cents.

clock May 4, 2007Vicki M. Young


Chaus Lists 41% Drop in 3Q Earnings

Women’s apparel manufacturer Bernard Chaus Inc. reported on Thursday a 41 percent drop in third-quarter earnings on a 4 percent sales decline. Results for the nine-month period, however, had significantly improved in comparison with the prior year’s…

clock May 4, 2007Jeanine Poggi


Markdowns Send Bebe Net Down 3%

Bebe Stores Inc. posted third-quarter earnings Thursday that dropped 3 percent due to higher markdowns on early spring merchandise.

clock May 4, 2007Jeanine Poggi


Jones to Try Price Technology to Rebound Comps

Jones Apparel Group is planning a technology-driven initiative to boost inventory turns and margins through advanced pricing practices.

clock May 4, 2007Denise Power

Flowers' Cranberry-Vanilla Skin Revitalizer.

Fashion Features

Flowers Picks Natural Ingredients

As the co-owner of a popular Santa Monica tanning salon, Susie Hatton has seen her share of clients with skin problems.

clock May 4, 2007Kavita Daswani


Snippets: Unilever Numbers… Firmenich Acouisition… Chanel Move…

Unilever reported Thursday its first-quarter profits from continuing operations rose 5 percent, to 1.05 billion euros, or $1.38 billion at average exchange.

clock May 4, 2007WWD Staff

William P. Lauder


Lauder Sales Climb 7%

The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. delivered a 7 percent sales gain in its third quarter, as several international markets helped offset weakness in the U.S.

clock May 4, 2007Molly Prior


IFF Profits Rise in First Qtr.

International Flavors & Fragrances said it experienced a strong first quarter as profits rose 16.8 percent, to $62.7 million from $53.7 million in the same period a year ago.

clock May 4, 2007Matthew W. Evans


In Brief: Wal-Mart Labor Ruling… VF Changes

The United Food & Commercial Workers Union lost an appeal of a Labor Board decision refusing permission to organize a store in Cranbrook, British Columbia. The British Columbia Supreme Court upheld the board’s rejection of the union’s petition,…

clock May 4, 2007WWD Staff

The Daisy ad


Marc Jacobs Aims for Youth With Daisy

Marc Jacobs is showing off his sunny new attitude with Daisy Marc Jacobs, his latest women’s scent.

clock May 4, 2007Julie Naughton

The Mustang fragrance.

Fashion Features

Lauder Drives Into Mass Market With Mustang Men’s Scent

Aramis and Designer Fragrances is revving up for a launch it hopes will exhibit serious horsepower.

clock May 4, 2007Julie Naughton

Select Mangosteen products.

Fashion Features

Turning 16, Fresh Lives Up to Its Name

Fresh, one of the upstart indie brands of the Nineties, is celebrating its 16th year with all the trappings of adulthood.

clock May 4, 2007Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Lauder and Procter & Gamble Shine at CEW Awards

The Estee Lauder Cos. edged out Procter & Gamble Co. Wednesday as the Cosmetics Executive Women organization held its 13th annual CEW Beauty Awards ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria. Lauder took home five statuettes and Procter & Gamble netted four.

clock May 4, 2007Julie Naughton and Michelle Edgar

Fushi nutritional items.

Beauty Features

Beauty’s on the Inside: Sephora to Test Vitamins, Health Drinks

Sephora wants to make people beautiful – from inside out – perhaps signaling a new era in beauty retailing.

clock May 4, 2007WWD Staff

Richard Driehaus' vintage cars.

Fashion Features

Drama Wins Out at Driehaus Awards

Chicago philanthropist Richard Driehaus, a collector of some 40 vintage cars, loves fine design with a dash of drama.

clock May 4, 2007Beth Wilson

The Reverend wool coat, 1905.

Fashion Features

A Modern View of Paul Poiret

Behind every great man, there is a great woman. That is perhaps one of the most significant points made by “Poiret: King of Fashion,” the exhibit opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute next week.

clock May 4, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Tori Amos

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: More Met… Love Fest… Team Tori…

The bold-faced names expected to attend Monday’s Costume Institute gala at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House keep rolling in.

clock May 4, 2007WWD Staff


Gothic & Lolita Book Goes Medieval

Japanese teens have a reputation for embracing trends with cult-like fervor. Japanese teens have a reputation for embracing trends with cult-like fervor.

clock May 4, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Gisele Býndchen in the fall YSL campaign.


Memo Pad: Double Click… Taking Shots… Little Cutie…

Julianne Moore may be Stefano Pilati’s date for Monday night’s Costume Institute ball, but another woman in his Yves Saint Laurent entourage is also sure to turn heads.

clock May 4, 2007WWD Staff


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Details at Burberry September 2016 Show


Burberry Stock Gains on Report of Merger Consideration

clock 5hLorelei Marfil

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