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Consuelo Castiglioni to Leave Marni

Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.

clock October 21, 2016Luisa 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 October 21, 2016Patty Huntington and Lorelei Marfil


Reebok Names Steinbruck Creative Director

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

clock October 21, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Marketing Madonna: Industry Mulls Prospect Of Pop Star Fragrance

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After 20 years of flirtation, is the beauty industry finally ready for a Madonna fragrance? And how much would it be worth?

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A shoe by Vivienne Westwood...

Fashion Features

Shoes in Spotlight at Boston Museum

Curator Pamela Parmal can motor along in her Kate Spade flats, which is useful because the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s new footwear exhibit is spread out along a half-mile trail through the building.

clock October 12, 2007Katherine Bowers


NHL, Reebok Unit Opens in New York

Reebok and the National Hockey League on Tuesday opened the first “NHL Powered by Reebok” flagship on the ground floor of the NHL’s new world headquarters here.

clock October 12, 2007Whitney Beckett

Robert Bolger

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: NACDS Founder Robert Bolger Dies at 85

The death Monday of Robert Bolger is the most recent loss of the founding members of what comprises today’s American drugstore retailing.

clock October 12, 2007Faye Brookman

The scene at Beyond Beauty.

Beauty Features

Niche, Organic Explored at Beyond Beauty

A clearer system for classifying natural and organic products, plus the rise of new niche brands and legislation were the hot topics discussed during the fifth annual Beyond Beauty trade show, held Oct. 1 to 4 in the Paris suburb of Villepinte.

clock October 12, 2007Rachel Tiplady

Orlane's new Creme Royale.

Beauty Features

Orlane Does New Cream

In honor of Neiman Marcus’ 100th anniversary, Orlane is introducing Crème Royale, an antiaging treatment product that incorporates elements of ancient Chinese medicine with modern plastic surgery techniques through the use of 24-karat liquid gold.

clock October 12, 2007Michelle Edgar

The Korres store in SoHo.

Beauty Features

Korres Delivers Beauty Vertically

Beauty retailers (and beauty buffs) take note: The new Korres flagship located on 110 Wooster Street in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood aims to make shopping the brand’s hundreds of items easy enough that a bleary-eyed shopaholic can do it.

clock October 12, 2007Andrea Nagel

Mizani's "Hairdressers Unlocking Hope" stylists.

Beauty Features

Snippets: Nail Appointment… Marionnaud Tees… Stegner Indeed

CND (previously known as Creative Nail Design) has promoted Kimberley Natale, marketing and sales director, to the post of vice president of marketing.

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

From left to right: Virginia Drosos, Candace Matthews, Helena Foulkes, Pamela Baxter, Thia Breen.

Beauty Features

CEW Honors Beauty’s Leaders

At the annual CEW Achiever Awards Oct. 5 at the Waldorf-Astoria, five beauty executives were recognized for their professional achievements as women in the beauty industry.

clock October 12, 2007Michelle Edgar


Calhoun Drops Interim Status at Banana Republic

Gap Inc. said Thursday that Jack Calhoun has been named president of Banana Republic.

clock October 12, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fast Retailing owns the Uniqlo apparel chain.


Sales Rise, Net Slides at Fast Retailing

Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., which runs the Uniqlo chain, posted a profit decline Thursday on a sales gain for its fiscal year ended Aug. 31, while indicating its ambition for more expansion, including acquisitions.

clock October 12, 2007Koji Hirano


In Brief: Hermes Accuses Ebay… Ferragamo IPO

Hermes on Thursday confirmed that it was taking legal action against eBay over the online auction house’s alleged sale of counterfeit Hermes products.

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

Soap & Glory Spa's Clean of England body wash.

Beauty Features

Marcia Kilgore Gives Soap New Hope

Soap & Glory has a sudsy new sibling. Soap & Glory Spa, a nine-unit bath and body line, was rolled out to stores in the U.K. last month.

clock October 12, 2007Brid Costello

Emmy Rossum

Beauty Features

Skin Sense Gala Raises $975K

The appeal of a deep, bronze tan is fading, declared a host of beauty editors and dermatologists at the 28th Annual Skin Sense Gala Wednesday evening.

clock October 12, 2007Molly Prior

Items from Le Couvent des Minimes.

Beauty Features

Gemini, Le Couvent in U.S. Deal

Gemini Cosmetics is adding a little French flair to its beauty assortment. The American firm is working with Olivier Ceccarelli, global managing director…

clock October 12, 2007Julie Naughton

The Juicy Crittoure print ad.

Beauty Features

At Juicy Couture, Dogs Have Their Day

Juicy Couture’s fragrance business is going to the dogs…in one sense, anyway. The brand’s creators, Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor, are set to launch Juicy Crittoure — which they are billing as a couture fragrance for dogs, and their…

clock October 12, 2007Julie Naughton

Luxe from Comme des Garcons Parfums PARFUMS.

Beauty Features

Comme des Garcons Expands Parfums PARFUMS’ Reach

Comme des Garcons is cooking up fragrant collaborations. The avant-garde fashion and fragrance house is branching into producing and distributing scents for other brands and designers under its Comme des Garcons Parfums PARFUMS label.

clock October 12, 2007Brid Costello and Samantha Conti


Horowitz, Bizot Depart Clarins

Eric Horowitz and Patrick Bizot, the Clarins brand presidents in New York and Paris, respectively, have exited, according to the company.

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Marketing Madonna: Industry Mulls Prospect Of Pop Star Fragrance

After 20 years of flirtation, is the beauty industry finally ready for a Madonna fragrance? And how much would it be worth?

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

Harper's Bazaar 140th Anniversay issue cover.

Harper’s Bazaar: Alive and Kicking at 140

Though Harper’s Bazaar editor in chief Glenda Bailey declared “Fashion’s back!” with the February 2002 issue, advertisers and consumers have taken a while to get the message.

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

Memo Pad: The Friendly Foe… Models and Mayhem… Journalistic Encounter

Has the holiday spirit hit Saks Fifth Avenue a little early this year? Perhaps taking a cue from the famous Santa-inspired good will displayed between Macy’s and Gimbel’s in “Miracle on 34th Street,” Saks decided to play nice…

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

Michele Furlanetto


Michele Furlanetto Named President of Furla USA

Michele Furlanetto has been named president of Furla USA and will focus on the retail sector for 2008. Furlanetto, 37, a third-generation member of the Italian handbag and accessories firm, said he plans to open three or four more stores, but declined…

clock October 12, 2007Sophia Chabbott

The new boutique.


Monique Lhuillier Expands on Melrose

After outgrowing her first retail home in Beverly Hills, Monique Lhuillier has moved to roomier quarters on a Melrose Place corner in West Hollywood with an eye on extending her brand.

clock October 12, 2007Rachel Brown

Inside Giorgio Armani in Dallas.


Lone Star Armani

Giorgio Armani’s first Dallas boutique also marked the U.S. debut of the black and gray interior that’s the signature of the interior of his Paris flagship.

clock October 12, 2007Holly Haber


Apparel, Textile Imports Rise to All-Time Record

Imports of apparel and textiles hit an all-time high in August at 5 billion square meter equivalents worth $9.6 billion, but a slowdown in other kinds of imports and a boost in sales of U.S. goods and services to other countries narrowed the total…

clock October 12, 2007Evan Clark

Apparel manufacturers in India have seen increases in business since quota restrictions were lifted in 2005.


Report Urges India to Allow

India’s ambitious target to reach an economic growth rate of 10 percent per year by 2011 “is achievable” if economic and structural reforms intensify, according to a new report.

clock October 12, 2007John Zarocostas


WTO Seeks to Rekindle Doha Support

World Trade Organization director-general Pascal Lamy will try to rally political support for the faltering Doha trade talks when he meets with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown in London Monday.

clock October 12, 2007John Zarocostas

Dennis Basso

Gold Coast Award for Basso

Dennis Basso’s victory tour arrived here Oct. 5, when he collected the top designer award for 2006 at the 52nd Annual Gold Coast Award Fashion Show.

clock October 12, 2007Beth Wilson

Many merchants have  overstocks of cool weather apparel.


September Sales Chill Holiday Outlook

Shoppers gave stores the cold shoulder in September and the chill might extend into the holiday season. Unseasonably warm temperatures and a difficult year-over-year sales comparison took a toll on September same-store sales.

clock October 12, 2007Liza Casabona


Target Set for 61 Grand Openings

Target Corp. said on Thursday that it is opening 61 stores in 23 states on Sunday.

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

Phillip Lim with Michelle Williams, in his design.

Fashion Features

CFDA Fetes Fashion Finalists

Fashionably late? Not when it’s a party thrown at Anna Wintour’s West Village townhouse. The Vogue editrix, along with Carol Hamilton and Diane von Furstenberg, hosted cocktails Thursday night in honor of this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists.

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff

A Modo for NetJets look.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Make Mine a Guinness… Art on Wheels… Virtual Ricci…

Daphne Guinness, filmmaker, muse, clothes horse, and cheerleader for emerging fashion talent, will soon be sharing some of her own designs with the world at large.

clock October 12, 2007WWD Staff


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