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French High Court Rejects Burkini Ban

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 48mMiles Socha

Business

Prada Profits Slump 25% in H1

Revenues dropped 15 percent, despite the "first signs of improving trends in Mainland China.”

clock 2hGordon Sirlisi

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 11hRachel Strugatz

Thierry Mugler Names Formichetti Creative Director

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Overview

Thierry Mugler is taking a Lady Gaga-esque track back to fashion notoriety.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Margiela, Cutler and Gross Sign Eyewear License

The collection will be unveiled at the Silmo trade fair in Paris.

clock September 9, 2010Miles Socha

Parties

Iggy Pop Brings Down the House at Don Hill’s

The scene outside the party gave new meaning to the phrase “fashion circus.”

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Front Row at Nicole Miller

Perrey Reeves of Entourage and Alison Brie of Mad Men fame attended the show.

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Front Row at Costello Tagliapietra

An uncharacteristically suited Andre Leon Talley took in the show, with the likes of J. Crew president Jenna Lyons and d.j.-cum-fashionista Leigh Lezark.

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Front Row at Prabal Gurung

Actress Deborah Ann Woll is no longer a fashion show novice.

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Front Row at Alexander Wang

The scene in the front row of Alexander Wang’s spring 2011 show.

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Alexander Wang’s Carnival Party

Alexander Wang indulged in some carny chic when he took over the Edison Parking lot—a strip of 8th Avenue in Chelsea—for his theme park bash Saturday night.

clock September 12, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Kim Jones Exiting Dunhill

Kim Jones will step down as Alfred Dunhill’s creative director this week.

clock September 12, 2010Samantha Conti

Parties

Courtney Love Covers Gaga at Don Hill’s

At Don Hill’s, Courtney Love dove into a set that included Stones covers and a hard rock rendition of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.”

clock September 12, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

Iman’s Skipping the Shows, but Not the Parties

Iman will be a judge next season on “The Fashion Show,” but she’s not going to any shows this week.

clock September 12, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Olsens Postpone NY Row Show

Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen have postponed their runway presentation for The Row because of delayed sample deliveries.

clock September 12, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion

Lady Gaga Signs Beauty Deal

Coty to launch first fragrance in 2012.

clock September 12, 2010Pete Born

Business

Prada Takes Full Control of Car Shoe

Prada SpA has taken full control of footwear and accessories brand Car Shoe.

clock September 13, 2010Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

For Desirée Rogers, It’s Game On… Tavi Hires a Publicist…

Desirée Rogers, wearing Lanvin, was in a chatty mood while sitting front row at the Jason Wu show.

clock September 13, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Brooks Brothers Names Garafolo

Industry veteran Paulette Garafolo becomes president of international, wholesale and manufacturing.

clock September 13, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Handbags

Be & D Co-founder Launches Handbag Line

Be Inthavong’s first venture since split with Steve Dumain.

clock September 13, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Looks East

Michael Kors is embarking on an ambitious growth plan for Asia as the fashion house hits the $1 billion threshold in annual sales.

clock September 13, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Obituaries

Obit: Michael Belluomo, 64

Michael Belluomo, the former editor and owner of Sportswear International, died of undiagnosed cancer.

clock September 13, 2010Julie Naughton

Color Cosmetics

Fulerton to Introduce Nail Line

Nail guru Andrea Fulerton has developed a 78-unit line of polishes and manicure tools.

clock September 13, 2010Brid Costello

Jewelry

Jewelers Predict Strong Demand at Biennale des Antiquaires

Chanel Joaillerie, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston, Dior Joaillerie, Louis Vuitton and Piaget will take part in the art fair.

clock September 13, 2010Katya Foreman

Retailing

Macy’s Impulse Beauty Concept Gains Traction

Macy’s Inc.’s open-sell concept featuring niche beauty brands is gaining ground.

clock September 13, 2010Molly Prior

Fashion Features

April 18, 1985: Claudette, Clark and Clairol

Happy Birthday, Claudette Colbert! The actress would have turned 107 today.

clock September 13, 2010Venessa Lau

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Web Site Ahalife to Launch

Gilles Bensimon is creative director of the new online retail concept.

clock September 13, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Designer and Luxury

Mugler Taps Formichetti

Thierry Mugler has named Nicola Formichetti, best known as stylist to Lady Gaga, its new creative director of women’s wear and men’s wear.

clock September 12, 2010Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Tom Ford Is Back!

The clothes presented on Sunday were very Tom Ford, which is to say consummately glamorous, yet very real.

clock September 13, 2010Bridget Foley

Fashion Scoops

QVC’s Catch-Up… Lauren Hutton’s Toothsome Tale… Traina Day…

Christina Ricci hobnobbed at QVC’s Rockefeller Center bash. Also, Vanessa Traina has a new role: muse.

clock September 13, 2010WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Dress Code… Florio Buttoned Up… Out for Essence…

New York Jets football players stir controversy. Also, former Vogue publisher Tom Florio resurfaces at Lincoln Center.

clock September 14, 2010WWD Staff

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