Lawsuits Rise: Another Shareholder Sues In Bettencourt Scandal

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A L’Oréal shareholder and a Swiss distributor lodged complaints against L’Oréal president Lindsay Owen-Jones and Liliane Bettencourt, alleging misuse of corporate funds.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Orlando Bloom and Salma Hayek

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Balenciaga

Orlando Bloom was in the front row at Balenciaga to watch his model wife, Miranda Kerr, walk in the show – and maybe catch her eye.

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Tag Heuer ceo Jean-Christophe Babin presents Leonardo Di Caprio with a Monaco 24 watch.

Fashion Scoops

Around the World Tour Ends on Avenue Montaigne

Elon Musk drove an electric roadster into the LVMH Moët Hennessy headquarters Wednesday night.

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Roberto Cavalli and Heidi Klum


Cavalli’s 40th Anniversary Bash in Paris

Guests including Janet Jackson, Tyra Banks, Bianca Jagger, Leona Lewis, Aishwarya Rai and Rachel Bilson gathered for the event at the Fine Arts School in Paris.

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Tony Bennett


Carnegie Hall Season Opener

Mercedes Bass, Barbara Walters, Candace Bergen and Tony Bennett were among the concert-goers who filed in on Wednesday night for the venue’s season opener.

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Lenny Kravitz

Fashion Scoops

Lenny Kravitz’s Interior Motives

The singer disclosed at the Rick Owens show that he’s in talks to oversee the interior design of two hotels based in Toronto and Miami.

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François and Betty Catroux with Vincent Darré

Fashion Scoops

Vincent Darré’s Lobster Lounge

Christian Louboutin and Silvia Fendi were among the glitterati who came to salute Darré for his crustacean-shaped furniture collection.

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Fashion Scoops

Elettra Wiedemann Sits Front Row at Zac Posen

With the exception of Wiedemann, Zac Posen made do without his usual star-studded front row for his Parisian debut.

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Fashion Scoops

Citadium Revamps Paris Store

The streetwear store celebrated its new look on Wednesday with performances including a DJ set by British musician Just Jack.

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Norma Kamali

Business Features

Norma Kamali Speaks Her Mind

At BRAG event, the designer weighed in on subjects ranging from globalization to diet.

clock October 1, 2010Alexandra Steigrad and Molly Prior and Lisa Lockwood

Human Resources

De Beers U.S. CEO to Depart

Hamida Belkadi is exiting the firm at the end of 2010.

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Sephora's new store concept.

Color Cosmetics

Sephora, Make Up For Ever Team Up for New Retail Concept

Companies partner for store-in-store concepts.

clock October 1, 2010Julie Naughton

Color Cosmetics

Buglisi Named Global Brand President of MAC Cosmetics

Karen Buglisi was most recently senior vice president and general manager of MAC.

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Jordin Sparks


Jordin Sparks to Launch First Scent

“American Idol” star Jordin Sparks releases the perfume, Because of You, next week.

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Ethnic Personal Care Products Bask in Renewed Light

One reason for the interest is the success of companies such as Dr. Miracle’s.

clock October 1, 2010Faye Brookman

Human Resources

Bettencourt, Owen-Jones Hit With Suit

The pressure keeps ratcheting up in the Bettencourt affair.

clock October 1, 2010Jennifer Weil

A photo from Albert Watson's book UFO (Unified Fashion Objectives).


Bill Keller Picks Hugo Lindgren for Times Mag Job… Watson on Watson…

As the search for the next editor at The New York Times Magazine turned into a parlor game, executive editor Bill Keller seemed pleased to stay above the fray.

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Alyssa Miller, Maurice Marciano and Vanessa Hudgens

Fashion Scoops

Guess Celebration… Murphy Departs… Drive, He Said…

Guess Inc. chairman Maurice Marciano had plenty to celebrate Wednesday night.

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An FTBC sketch from Esteban Cortazar for Exito.


FTBC’s New Designer Collaborations for Breast Cancer

Carlos Miele, Esteban Cortazar and Cynthia Rowley design products to benefit the CFDA program.

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Adrienne Lazarus


Intermix Taps New President

Adrienne Lazarus, former president of AnnTaylor Stores Corp., has been named president of Intermix, a new position.

clock October 1, 2010Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Stella McCartney Profits Grow

Stella McCartney Ltd., the U.K. division of Stella McCartney, saw net profits rise 17.8 percent to 2.1 million pounds, or $3.3 million.

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Fashion Features

July 5, 1977: An Affair to Remember

Loulou de la Falaise and Thadee Klossowski’s wedding ceremony clocked in at a mere 240 seconds flat, but the blowout party went on until dawn.

clock October 1, 2010Venessa Lau


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Solange Knowles


Solange Takes Over Made by Google Party

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Social Studies