Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Fashion

Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

clock 11hWWD Staff

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock 16hBridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 12hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Tommy’s Bold Move: Hilfiger in Exclusive Apparel Deal With Macy’s

No cover image

Overview

Changing the landscape of big brands and department stores, Macy's Inc. will be the exclusive retailer of Tommy Hilfiger sportswear in the U.S. beginning next fall.

From This Issue

Select Organic Wear items.

Beauty Features

Physicians Formula Goes Organic

Physicians Formula is going natural with the launch of Organic Wear, the first certified organic makeup line to be sold in the mass market.

clock October 26, 2007Faye Brookman and Michelle Edgar

The Clean & Clear Soft range.

Beauty Features

Clean & Clear’s Softer Side

Clean & Clear is getting “soft” this fall, as the skin care brand offers younger consumers a new face care line designed to soften, purify and protect skin while also providing preventative benefits.

clock October 26, 2007Michelle Edgar

NYC's lip plumper, Lippin' Large.

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: NYC Fetes 10 Years

NYC New York Color is growing up in style. The brand is gearing up for its 10th anniversary in 2008 with a distinctly different look and feel than its debut.

clock October 26, 2007Faye Brookman

Inside Lather.

Beauty Features

Lather Takes the Natural Route Home

After opening locations in New York, San Jose, Calif., and Scottsdale, Ariz., Lather has returned home. The beauty brand officially unveiled a new 1,900-square-foot flagship in Pasadena, Calif., this month…

clock October 26, 2007Rachel Brown

The Deseo ad.

Beauty Features

Rock of Ages

With her new scent, Deseo, Jennifer Lopez presents a diamond in the rough – or at least, that’s what the bottle is intended to resemble. The fragrance is the first of Lopez’s beauty projects to reference her Latino heritage. Due out in February, it…

clock October 26, 2007Julie Naughton

Ewan McGregor fronts Davidoff's new scent.

Beauty Features

Davidoff Showing Adventurous Side

Davidoff is unleashing its scent of adventure. Starting Feb, Coty Prestige will introduce Davidoff Adventure, a men’s fragrance fronted by actor and motorbike enthusiast Ewan McGregor.

clock October 26, 2007Brid Costello

Shiseido's U.S. plant is powered in part by solar energy.

Financial

Shiseido Net Up as U.S. Plant Adopts Solar Power

First-half profits at Shiseido Co. Ltd. jumped 37.9 percent year-on-year to 12.9 billion yen, or $108.2 million at average exchange, on sales that increased 4.5 percent to 362.87 billion yen, or $3.04 billion.

clock October 26, 2007Matthew W. Evans and Koji Hirano

Evelyn Lauder with Katie Couric

Lauder’s Multimillion-Dollar Lunch

October has brought a rush of pink – and green – for Evelyn Lauder and the organization she founded in 1993, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

clock October 26, 2007Julie Naughton and Rachel Brown

Financial

Arcadia Sees Slight Profit Rise

Operating profits at Topshop’s parent company, Arcadia Group, rose 1.6 percent to 293.3 million pounds, or $574.5 million, on a 5.2 percent increase in sales to 1.9 billion pounds, or $3.72 billion, in the fiscal year ended Sept. 1.

clock October 26, 2007Samantha Conti

Legal

Most Counterfeits Said to Come From China

The U.S. and the European Union said in a World Trade Organization forum that more than 80 percent of counterfeits seized by Customs authorities at their borders came from China.

clock October 26, 2007John Zarocostas

Financial

Reebok Names O’Toole North America President

Reebok International has promoted Matt O’Toole to president of Reebok North America, the brand’s largest business unit.

clock October 26, 2007Whitney Beckett

The book cover, featuring

Fashion Features

Jeffrey Banks Celebrates The Virtues of Tartan

Tartan has come a long way in fashion from a simple kilt. “Tartan can be used in so many different ways, and its endless possibility in design leaves it open to many interpretations,” said designer Jeffrey Banks.

clock October 26, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Columbia Sportswear Net Up

Columbia Sportswear Co. on Thursday posted third-quarter gains driven by double-digit growth in the Columbia brand outerwear.

clock October 26, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole Profits Plummet

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. reported Thursday a 62.8 percent nosedive in third-quarter earnings, hurt by a drop-off in its wholesale business.

clock October 26, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Louis Vuitton agendas.

Fashion Features

Museum-Quality Murakami at Vuitton ‘Store’

LV will open its latest “store” in downtown L.A. on Monday when the Museum of Contemporary Art presents a Takashi Murakami retrospective, the most comprehensive collection yet of the artist’s work, comprising about 90 pieces.

clock October 26, 2007Marcy Medina

Beauty Features

Blanchett Expands SK-II Role

Cate Blanchett is going global for Procter & Gamble. The Academy Award-winning actress is expanding her role with SK-II, the personal care group’s luxury skin care brand.

clock October 26, 2007Julie Naughton

William P. Lauder

Financial

Lauder Profit Falls, Firm Eyes International Growth

The Estee Lauder Cos. is thinking globally. With troubles mounting in the U.S., the beauty firm has trained its eye on developed and emerging markets abroad.

clock October 26, 2007Molly Prior

Inside the Spa at Equinox West Hollywood.

Beauty Features

Equinox Puts Muscle Into Hollywood Spa

In spa-savvy Los Angeles, the new Spa at Equinox West Hollywood had to somehow set itself apart. So the 8,000-square-foot spa, which was officially unveiled Thursday, went with a slowly emerging trend on the spa scene…

clock October 26, 2007Kavita Daswani

Densitive supplements.

Beauty Features

Kerastase in a Pill

In an effort to prove itself as a hair care company that approaches treatment from the inside as well as the outside, L’Oreal-owned Kerastase this month has launched Densitive, daily supplements formulated to help those suffering from thinning hair…

clock October 26, 2007Andrea Nagel

Pen Hadow at work.

Exploring on Thin Ice

Packing for a 1,200-mile trek to the polar ice cap can’t be easy – especially when 150 hours of swimming is part of the journey – but British explorer Pen Hadow is counting on a few design advancements to lighten his sled.

clock October 26, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

A barroom cabinet by James Mont.

James Mont’s Final Chapter

The mercurial personality of the American midcentury designer James Mont generated fodder for gossip, but his more tangible contributions – lavish furniture – are being shown in the U.S. for the first time in an exhibition.

clock October 26, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Alice Temperley's teepee for One & Only.

On The Drawing Board: Temperley’s Teepee… An American In Paris

Pocahontas should have been so lucky. British designer Alice Temperley and her cider-making father Julian have teamed with One & Only resorts to add some Native American style to the luxury hotel suite.

clock October 26, 2007WWD Staff

MAC's event at the Majestic.

Beauty Features

Flying High in Cannes: Toasting Travel Retail’s Resiliency

A number of beauty executives toasted the 60th anniversary of the travel-retail industry with an equal measure of soul-searching and unwavering confidence in the channel’s resilience.

clock October 26, 2007Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

One of the Marc Jacobs T-shirts featuring Owen Marvel.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Fergie Gets Glam… Hunk Alarm… Party Hearty…

MAC Cosmetics has tapped Stacy “Fergie” Ferguson, the Grammy Award-winning singer, as the next Viva Glam spokeswoman.

clock October 26, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Canadian Government Looks Into Cost of Goods

Feeling heat from irate consumers, the Canadian government has stepped into the fray over why Canadians aren’t getting a break at the checkout counter, even though the Canadian dollar is now worth more than its U.S. counterpart.

clock October 26, 2007Brian Dunn

Financial

Spin-off Hits Hanesbrands’ Net

Hanesbrands Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter income dropped because of costs associated with the firm’s spin-off, but sales increased.

clock October 26, 2007Vicki M. Young

Hilfiger's women's shop at Macy's Herald Square.

Fashion Features

Tommy’s Bold Move: Hilfiger in Exclusive Apparel Deal With Macy’s

Changing the landscape of big brands and department stores, Macy’s Inc. will be the exclusive retailer of Tommy Hilfiger sportswear in the U.S. beginning…

clock October 26, 2007David Moin and Lisa Lockwood

The limited edition tote.

Bruni Teams With Hilfiger to Support Breast Health Institute

Spurred by the success of the charity initiative sponsored two years ago, Tommy Hilfiger has teamed up with ex-model and songstress Carla Bruni again to support the Breast Health Institute.

clock October 26, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Changes Afoot… Numbers, Please… Moving On…

This weekend, magazine executives will descend on Boca Raton, Fla., for the American Magazine Conference, where they’ll subject themselves to Waverly Inn…

clock October 26, 2007WWD Staff

Coach's new Legacy store.

Fashion Features

Coach Begins Legacy in New York

Reed Krakoff, Coach Inc.’s president and executive creative director, has been putting the finishing touches on the Coach Legacy store, the first of what could be many intimate boutiques for the $2.6 billion megabrand.

clock October 26, 2007Sophia Chabbott

A rendering of the Cartier Pavilion for Art Basel Miami Beach.

Cartier Joins Art Basel Sponsors

Cartier is heading to Miami Beach as an associate sponsor of Art Basel. The Compagnie Financière Richemont-owned French jewelry firm has appointed architect Jean Nouvel to create the Cartier Pavilion for the Art Basel Miami Beach show…

clock October 26, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Cerruti Names Knott Designer

Cerruti has changed designers again. The house said Thursday it replaced Nicolas Andreas Taralis with Jean-Paul Knott, the Belgian who has worked for Louis Feraud, Krizia and Yves Saint Laurent.

clock October 26, 2007Robert Murphy

Legal

EBay Scrutinized at Congress Hearing on Stolen Goods

Target Corp. and other retailers squared off against eBay Thursday when the online marketplace’s role in policing itself for stolen goods came under Congressional scrutiny…

clock October 26, 2007Kristi Ellis

Financial

In Brief: Tommy Bahama VP… Gap Gets Labor Award

Tommy Bahama Group has appointed Sharon Osen as vice president of marketing and creative services.

clock October 26, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

The Launchpad

This would not be Cannes in October if there wasn’t a persistent buzz over plans for upcoming product launches. Here is a cross section of the action from the edge of the Mediterranean.

clock October 26, 2007Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

MAC’s Theatrical Flair

MAC Cosmetics brought its flair for surreal theater to the bastion of the travel-retail industry. And the iconoclastic brand in no way held back.

clock October 26, 2007Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Countdown to Terminal 5

The countdown has begun in the travel-retail world for the highly anticipated opening of Terminal 5 in the U.K.’s Heathrow airport.

clock October 26, 2007Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Blufin, ICR-ITF In Licensing Deal

Italian beauty firm ICR-ITF has signed a fragrance licensing deal with Blufin to produce and distribute fragrances globally for the Blumarine and Blugirl brands.

clock October 26, 2007Stephanie Epiro

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

Business

The Present is Good for Nike, but the Future Disappoints

clock 19hEvan Clark

Latest Galleries

Social Studies