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Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 20hBridget Foley


Claus Dietrich Lahrs Appointed Chief Executive of Bottega Veneta

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock 19hLuisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich


Acqua di Parma Goes Luxe, Plots Retail Expansion

Acqua di Parma is launching a higher-priced line, opening its first U.S. store and expanding its women's range.

clock 15hRachel Strugatz

A Big Change at Dior: Baxter Replaces Malone As Head of U.S. Division

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The U.S. division of Christian Dior Couture has made its second change in top management in 17 months.

From This Issue

Buyers and exhibitors enjoyed the Fashion Attack party during August market.

Fashion Features

Dallas Rethinks Market Dates

Dallas Market Center, parent of FashionCenterDallas, is reevaluating the 2008 market schedule.

clock September 21, 2007Rusty Williamson and Holly Haber

Paulina Neely, wife of Boston Bruins' hockey great Cam Neely, tries on $1.9 million emerald earrings.

Fashion Features

Neiman’s Fetes Natick Opening

Neiman Marcus understands Boston-area etiquette.

clock September 21, 2007Katherine Bowers


Metro Group CEO Steps Down

German retailer Metro Group is losing its chief executive officer, Hans-Joachim Korber, on Oct. 31.

clock September 21, 2007Vicki M. Young

The HBA Health & Beauty America show.

Beauty Features

Packaging Show Tries New Route

The annual HBA Health & Beauty America packaging show revealed its new Fragrance Business Conference Program with educational seminars for marketers and brand managers.

clock September 21, 2007Michelle Edgar

Bernd Beetz and Ralph Macchio

Beauty Features

HBA Honors Execs Across Industry

Familiar faces like Jill Scalamandre and firms like Coty and Chanel were among the top honorees at the HBA Global Expo awards held here Tuesday night.

clock September 21, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Nancy Berger Cardone, Mandy Moore and Linda Wells.

Beauty Features

Allure’s Annual Awards

Estée Lauder, L’Oréal Paris, Dr. Brandt and Frédéric Malle were some of the winners of the staggering 218 honors given out at the 12th annual Best of Beauty Awards held on Monday at the Rainbow Room.

clock September 21, 2007Michelle Edgar

David Russell

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Rimmel’s Slow Ride Into Mass Pans Out

David Russell, vice president of sales/cosmetics for Coty Beauty, equates the rollout of Rimmel with using a “rifle” rather than a “shotgun.”

clock September 21, 2007Faye Brookman

Select items from the Tsi-La fragrance collection.

Beauty Features

Model Gets Eco-conscious With Scent

Model Annie Morton is going green this fall with Tsi-La Natural Perfumery & Organics, a collection of fragrances made from blending essential oils with plant botanicals.

clock September 21, 2007Michelle Edgar

ESPA's kit for winter.

Beauty Features

Snippets: Spa Talkin’… Skin Prep… Ferrari Changes Gears…

Technology-driven Japanese skin care brand Pola will officially open its second U.S. spa, called Pola Kirei, next month on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, Calif.

clock September 21, 2007WWD Staff

Karyn Khoury

Beauty Features

Perfumery Symposium Honors Two

The American Society of Perfumers held its annual symposium here Tuesday and Karyn Khoury received the organization’s Living Legend award, while Ted Barba took home the Lifetime Achievement award.

clock September 21, 2007Matthew W. Evans

The Organic Pharmacy's men's line.

Beauty Features

Men’s Corner: Organic Pharmacy for Men Headed to U.S.

British health and beauty retailer The Organic Pharmacy is rolling out its men’s line to the U.S.

clock September 21, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Edward Bess' Private Eye collection.

Beauty Features

Bess Eyes New Beauty Collection for Bergdorf

Now that Edward Bess has outfitted women’s wardrobes for the lips, he’s turning his attentions to the eyes with a new collection called Private Eye.

clock September 21, 2007Julie Naughton

Kiehl's in-store ad image.

Beauty Features

A Fashionable Deal for Kiehl’s

For a 100-year-old-plus line, Kiehl’s certainly isn’t acting its age.

clock September 21, 2007Megan McIntyre

Ashton Kutcher and Sean "Diddy" Combs

Beauty Features

Diddy’s ‘Unforgivable’ Night: Over the Top on the Upper East Side

“I’m the hardest-working man in the Estée Lauder family!”

clock September 21, 2007WWD Staff

Eartha Kitt

Beauty Features

Eartha Kitt, Still Smoking at 80: Lights Up MAC Video

She may have turned 80 recently, but Eartha Kitt has the energy and presence of a woman half her age.

clock September 21, 2007Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Roll of the Dice… Musical Chairs… Serious About Green..

Like every other conventional publisher, Hearst is gambling on the Web.

clock September 21, 2007WWD Staff

A sculpture by Valery Koshlyakov.

Vuitton Gallery Highlights Moscow in Paris

Louis Vuitton has brought the spirit of contemporary Moscow — complete with its grime and chaos — to the gallery atop its flagship on the Champs-Elysees here.

clock September 21, 2007Miles Socha

An Intermix display in Los Angeles.

Fashion Features

Intermix Hits Robertson Blvd.

Specialty retailer Intermix has arrived on Robertson Boulevard here in a prime spot across the street from the famed Ivy restaurant.

clock September 21, 2007Marcy Medina

The Paul Smith Rose ad.

Beauty Features

Paul Smith’s English Rose

It’s ladies first for Paul Smith, whose new Rose fragrance is being launched in the fall.

clock September 21, 2007Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

YSL to Promote 2 Beauty Execs

YSL Beaute has some high-level executive changes in the works.

clock September 21, 2007Jennifer Weil

The Differently Nutri-Dermo skin ad.

Beauty Features

Lancaster to Launch Line for Women Over 50

Lancaster has women aged 50-plus in mind with its new skin care line, called Differently Nutri-Dermo Skin.

clock September 21, 2007Jennifer Weil


Limited Lead Regulations Meet Industry Approval

Facing intense scrutiny on Capitol Hill over the safety of imported lead-based toys and jewelry, retail and jewelry industry representatives said Thursday they would support a national lead standard for children’s products, but cautioned against a…

clock September 21, 2007Kristi Ellis


Gender-Bias Claim Over Tariff Rates Challenged

The Bush administration has responded to charges that the U.S. tariff schedule has a gender bias by claiming the issue has no place in the judicial system.

clock September 21, 2007Evan Clark

Dresses on display on Bloomingdale's fifth floor.

Fashion Features

Dresses, Coats Mix at Bloomingdale’s

Bloomingdale’s shoppers no longer have to trek to two different departments to buy dresses and coats, thanks to a remodeled 10,000-square-foot fifth-floor space.

clock September 21, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg


Nike Earnings Climb 51% in 1st Qtr.

Nike Inc.’s income soared 51 percent in its first quarter, driven by increased sales across all its regions and a onetime tax rate benefit.

clock September 21, 2007Whitney Beckett

Pamela Baxter

Fashion Features

A Big Change at Dior: Baxter Replaces Malone As Head of U.S. Division

The U.S. division of Christian Dior Couture has made its second change in top management in 17 months.

clock September 21, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Views of James Perse on Canon Drive.

Fashion Features

Perse’s Push in Beverly Hills

James Perse opened his eighth retail door on Canon Drive here, a street he believes has the potential to be the Rodeo Drive for a younger generation of casual luxury-loving trendsetters like himself.

clock September 21, 2007Marcy Medina


Sears Canada Seeks Rebates as Currency Strengthens

Sears Canada is seeking retroactive rebates from 2005 to August 2007 from suppliers due to the strengthening Canadian dollar, a move the apparel industry is calling unacceptable.

clock September 21, 2007Brian Dunn


Fashion Features

The Secret Garden

An homage to the New Look is in the offing at the Victoria and Albert Museum at a show called “The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-1957.”

clock September 21, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Show Me The Money… Asprey Makes Do… French Fancy…

On Thursday night Naomi Campbell shook down various London multimillionaires at Fashion For Relief, a charity catwalk show for victims of the summer floods…

clock September 21, 2007WWD Staff

Mario Testino snaps Kate Moss in vintage Dior.



“I was a little nervous and shy. I haven’t done anything like this for at least 10 years. Is anybody going to recognize me?”

clock September 21, 2007WWD Staff

The Calypso flagship on Madison Avenue.

Fashion Features

Calypso Sells Majority Stake

Calypso Christiane Celle has sold a majority interest to Solera Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm based here.

clock September 21, 2007Sharon Edelson


Valentino Fashion Group Puts Together New Board

Valentino Fashion Group SpA has assembled a new board, renewing Stefano Sassi’s mandate as chief executive officer, bidding farewell to former chairman Antonio Favrin and replacing him with a corporate lawyer.

clock September 21, 2007Amanda Kaiser


In Brief: Kohl’s Stock Buyback… A.B.S. Jewelry Pact…

Kohl’s Corp. said Thursday that its board has authorized a $2.5 billion share repurchase program.

clock September 21, 2007WWD Staff


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