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Presidential Election Seen Clouding the Spending Picture

Studies show that shoppers are both ready to spend for the holidays and holding off because of the election.

clock 16hDavid Moin and Evan Clark


Brooks Brothers Buys Alexis Bittar Jewelry Business

The retailer's Carolee division will operate the newly acquired label.

clock 16hJean E. Palmieri


Gigi Hadid Dishes On Her Family's Thanksgiving Traditions

There Will Be Pie, Lots of Pie

clock 22hSophia Chabbott

Mariah Carey Has Designs of Her Own

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Carey will launch her first lifestyle collection featuring jewelry, footwear and fragrance on HSN on Nov. 29. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Amanda Seyfried


Shiseido Lowers Full-Year Profit Forecast

Shiseido’s costs related to the acquisition of Bare Escentuals weigh on first-half earnings.

clock October 27, 2010Kelly Wetherille


Avon, Revlon 3rd-Qtr. Profits Disappoint

Avon up but below estimates while Revlon net drops 45.9%.

clock October 28, 2010Molly Prior and Arnold J. Karr

Elizabeth Banks in MaxMara and Diego Della Valle


A Salute to Diego Della Valle

Editors and socials flooded Barneys New York to greet the Tod’s chairman.

clock October 28, 2010WWD Staff

Vera Wang and L'Wren Scott


CFDA Fetes New Members

Vera Wang hosted a party to welcome new designers.

clock October 28, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Demi Moore in Balmain with Ashton Kutcher


Boys II Men

The chivalrous, and the occasionally less so, hit GQ’s annual Gentleman’s Ball.

clock October 28, 2010WWD Staff

The Gucci 1973 bag.

Business Features

PPR Sales Rise in Q3

French firm PPR reported a 12.9 percent increase in sales in the period, fueled by strong demand for designer handbags and a return to growth at Redcats.

clock October 28, 2010Joelle Diderich


Komar to Buy Carole Hochman

Komar bolsters position as the biggest privately owned innerwear firm in the U.S through purchase of Carole Hochman.

clock October 28, 2010Karyn Monget

Liz Pugh, model Dina Mijuskovic and Zooey Deschanel at the Rimmel event in New York.

Color Cosmetics

Zooey Deschanel Seen Driving More Rimmel Shoppers

Rimmel and Zoeey Deschanel reveal several items, including Match Perfection Foundation SPF, slated to hit shelves early in 2011.

clock October 29, 2010Faye Brookman

An assortment of Mayron’s Goods products for baby.

Human Resources

‘Thirtysomething’ Actress Takes On Baby Care Products

Mayron’s Goods enters upscale beauty specialty, children’s and natural food stores.

clock October 29, 2010Rachel Brown

Serge Normant

Beauty Features

Snippets: Payless to Grow Beauty Portfolio… Gift of Polish…

Payless is expanding from two beauty brands to three this spring with the addition of Sxy.

clock October 29, 2010WWD Staff

Reese Witherspoon

Beauty Features

Avon Foundation Gala Raises $2.2 Million

Avon helps to eradicate cancer and domestic violence.

clock October 29, 2010Molly Prior

Allan Stuart Lerner in 1982.

Human Resources

Obit: Allan Stuart Lerner

Allan Stuart Lerner, a fixture in the men’s wear industry, died Monday at his home in Boynton Beach, Fla.

clock October 29, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Mariah Carey

Business Features

Mariah Carey Designs for HSN

The singer is unveiling a lifestyle collection.

clock October 29, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


Retail Stocks Tread Water Thursday

S&P Retail Index fell 0.18 points, and AnnTaylor Stores Corp. is accelerating its outlet strategy.

clock October 29, 2010Evan Clark and David Moin

Designer Andrew Gn’s new Paris salon features a late-18th-century Murano glass chandelier and a black-and-gold lacquered wall panel.

Designer and Luxury

Andrew Gn’s Private Space

The Paris-based designer Andrew Gn has transformed his company headquarters into a spectacular private salon.

clock October 29, 2010Joelle Diderich


Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond Awes Chicago High Society

The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond, thought to be one of the most expensive in the world, made a brief one-day pit stop in Chicago.

clock October 29, 2010Beth Wilson


Exit, Quickly… Bauer’s New Man… Media Theory…

Carol Smith fired from management post at Conde Nast’s food group.

clock October 29, 2010WWD Staff

Pati Dubroff and Jonathan Zrihen

Color Cosmetics

Clarins Unveils Spring Colors, Makeup Artist

“Celebrity beauty artist” Pati Dubrof, who has worked with Naomi Watts, Julianne Moore and Megan Fox, made her official debut for Clarins this week.

clock October 29, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Plantscription by Origins.


Origins to Launch Plantscription Serum

Plantscription Anti-aging serum claims to yield skin care benefits comparable to prescription retinoic acid treatments.

clock October 29, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Sephora aims to open two stores in Mexico City next year.


Sephora Aims for Two Stores in Mexico City

The LVHM-owned perfumery chain Sephora is entering the Mexican market.

clock October 29, 2010Pete Born

Bernd Beetz

Color Cosmetics

Coty Acquires Calvin Klein Color License

The color business was previously licensed to Markwins Holding Co.

clock October 29, 2010Pete Born

Fashion Features

August 20, 1927: Read All About It

At one store, employee salaries depended on regular reading of Women’s Wear Daily.

clock October 29, 2010Venessa Lau

A sketch of Snooki’s halloween costume.

Fashion Scoops

Snooki’s Pickle Halloween Costume… Dior’s Moss Moment… Versace Out East…

“Jersey Shore” star Snooki will be wearing a pickle dress for Halloween. Also, rumor has it Kate Moss will be fronting a lipstick ad for Dior.

clock October 29, 2010WWD Staff


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clock October 27, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

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