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Haider Ackermann's Captivating Spring Collection

The collection was ravishing, captivating with its drifting silk, trailing ribbons and delicious tropical colors.

clock 4hMiles Socha

Fashion

Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

clock 18hBridget Foley

Fashion

Inside Jonathan Anderson's Show for Loewe

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

clock September 30, 2016Miles Socha

Building a Winner: P&G Joins Prestige Fragrance Leaders

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Overview

While competitors make moves to diversify their beauty lineup, P&G Prestige Products, a robustly growing division of the Cincinnati, Ohio-based consumer giant, intends to continue to harvest its growth mainly through fragrance.

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Human Resources

Talbots Aims to Boost Sales With Two Exec Appointments

Continuing to rebuild its team to elevate its image and reverse weak sales trends, Talbots Inc. on Thursday made two key appointments at the Talbots brand.

clock December 14, 2007David Moin

Handbags

Mulberry Expands as Product Demand Rises

Mulberry Group plc is reaching into new markets as it struggles to keep up with demand in more established ones.

clock December 14, 2007Samantha Conti

Government and Trade

Key Issues Persist Despite U.S.-China Pacts

Capping a week of top-level trade meetings marked by some acrimony, U.S. and Chinese officials said Thursday they reached several new agreements, including…

clock December 14, 2007Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Department Stores

Clothing Retailers’ Sales Gain, Department Stores’ Drop

Apparel and accessories store sales increased a seasonally adjusted 2.6 percent in November, outpacing department stores, which posted a 1 percent gain.

clock December 14, 2007Evan Clark

Financial

Tanner Krolle Accessories Brand Said Up for Sale

Tanner Krolle, the British luxury accessories brand, is on the block, according to sources here.

clock December 14, 2007Samantha Conti

Financial

Women’s Apparel Wholesale Prices Flat in November

November wholesale prices for U.S.-made women’s and girls’ apparel remained steady in November, even as the prices on all domestic goods shot up a…

clock December 14, 2007Evan Clark

Louis Vuitton's spring ad campaign features models on top of cars.

Advertising

Louis Vuitton Revs Up Ads for Spring

Louis Vuitton’s spring campaign has all the elements of an issue of Hot Rod magazine – albeit turbocharged with high glamour.

clock December 14, 2007Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Rupert’s Journal Entry… Is it Ok!?…Juno Rising…

Rupert Murdoch addressed the entire Dow Jones staff Thursday afternoon for the first time, hours after News Corp.’s purchase of the company had been…

clock December 14, 2007Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith

Film and TV

Designers Prep Fashions as Golden Globe Nominations Announced

Designers moved full steam ahead after nominations for the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced here Thursday, making calls, preparing sketches…

clock December 14, 2007Marcy Medina

Regis Corp.'s Paul Finkelstein.

Prestige

Trade Secret Targets Affluent Shopper in Revamp

As diversion of salon brands accelerates in the mass market, at least one specialty retail chain has decided to update its current business model to make it…

clock December 14, 2007Andrea Nagel

Mindy Grossman

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

HSN Goes Interactive for Customers

The Home Shopping Network is establishing itself as a beauty authority with its 360-degree lifestyle platform integrating television and the Internet.

clock December 14, 2007Michelle Edgar

CVS' Manhattan flagship featured fragrance gift sets on a prominent endcap.

Financial

Holiday Sales Countdown

Mass merchants always count on the last-minute holiday rush to make sales goals. They’ll be doing the same this year, hoping that the extra day between…

clock December 14, 2007Faye Brookman and Molly Prior

Beauty.com's homepage.

Color Cosmetics

With Every Click and Call, E-tailers Pad Beauty Sales

Cyberspace and TV airwaves are giving beauty sales a boost this holiday season, as shoppers have shed misgivings about buying color cosmetics and fragrance…

clock December 14, 2007Molly Prior

Perfume and eaux de parfum by John Varvatos.

Fragrance

Feminine Touch

John Varvatos is expanding into women’s – fragrance, that is, with his first feminine scent.

clock December 14, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Hartwig Langer

Fragrance

Building a Winner: P&G Joins Prestige Fragrance Leaders

While competitors make moves to diversify their beauty lineup, P&G Prestige Products, a robustly growing division of the Cincinnati, Ohio-based consumer…

clock December 14, 2007Stephanie Epiro

Gucci by Gucci

Fragrance

P&G’s Bid for Youth With Aguilera, Replay

The spotlight may shine on luxury fragrances by Dolce & Gabbana and Gucci, but P&G Prestige Products also is gaining ground in its other scent categories…

clock December 14, 2007Stephanie Epiro and Brid Costello

Fragrance

Aiming to Reinvigorate Shopping

To rev up its sales engine, P&G Prestige Products is at the ready with a plan to revolutionize the in-store experience.

clock December 14, 2007Stephanie Epiro

Gucci Westman

Human Resources

Gucci Westman Exits Lancome

Lancome’s international artistic director Gucci Westman is ending her tenure– the latest in a string of high-profile makeup artist changes industrywide.

clock December 14, 2007Jennifer Weil

Fashion Features

Arcade Exec Jean-François Lamson, 62

Lancôme’s international artistic director Gucci Westman is ending her tenure — the latest in a string of high-profile makeup artist changes industrywide.

clock December 14, 2007Jennifer Weil

Vera Wang

Designer and Luxury

Stark and Sweet

“Refined in a tougher, edgier way” is how Vera Wang described her first pre-fall collection, which, she said, is setting the tone for what’s to come for fall.

clock December 14, 2007WWD Staff

The dance floor scene.

Parties

So Sheikh

Marc Jacobs’ annual themed holiday party is notorious for the extravagant costumes its revelers– mostly inspired design kids– dream up.

clock December 14, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Liz in Final Phase of Brand Review

Liz Claiborne Inc. is close to concluding the fates of several of its brands under review.

clock December 14, 2007Whitney Beckett

Designer and Luxury

Galliano Jumping Into Fine Jewelry

John Galliano’s world has a new star ? fine jewelry.

clock December 14, 2007Alessandra Ilari

A display inside Uniqlo's Paris flagship.

Merchandising

Uniqlo Opens First Paris Flagship

After calling on London last month and unveiling two units on Oxford Street, Uniqlo has turned its attention to the City of Light.

clock December 14, 2007Emilie Marsh

Sara Forestier and Constance Rousseau

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Luxury Landing… Beckham Bonanza… Cold Front…

Peter Bacanovic has a new gig: chief executive officer of jeweler Fred Leighton. Martha Stewart’s former stockbroker has already started at Leighton, and…

clock December 14, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Macy’s Goes Round-the-Clock for Holiday

Macy’s is buying holiday shoppers in the New York metropolitan area extra time.

clock December 14, 2007David Moin

Government and Trade

In Brief: Gucci Award… EU Trade Chief Hits China…

Gucci America Inc. and Chloe SAS were awarded $2 million as part of a final order and judgment on consent against HGL Enterprises, EZDesignerReplicas.com,…

clock December 14, 2007WWD Staff

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock September 29, 2016Luisa Zargani

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