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Fashion

Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock 5hBridget Foley

Fashion

Fenty x Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2017

Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.

clock 7hJessica Iredale

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

clock 16hRachel Brown

Prada IPO Values Firm at Up to $15.8 Billion

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Overview

During a fittingly East-meets-West afternoon tea, Prada outlined the financial details of its long-awaited initial public offering, which could raise up to $2.61 billion.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Donna Karan

Parties

Donna Karan Gets Zen With Bill Clinton

The former president was among the inaugural recipients of the Urban Zen Stephan Weiss Apple Awards at a dinner on Thursday.

clock June 10, 2011Matthew Lynch

Oscar Blandi Hair Care

Financial

TPR Holdings Buys Controlling Stake in Oscar Blandi Hair Care

The firm’s president Brian Robinson said he has had his eye on the brand since October 2007.

clock June 10, 2011Andrea Nagel

Tamara Mellon, Leighton Meester and Vera Wang

Fashion Scoops

Vera Wang Opens First Store in London

The designer has teamed with Browns to open 1,800-square-foot shop-in-shop, Vera Wang at Browns.

clock June 10, 2011WWD Staff

Patrizio Bertelli

Business

Prada IPO Values Firm at Up to $15.8 Billion

On Sunday the Italian luxury goods company outlined the financial details of its long-awaited initial public offering.

clock June 12, 2011Constance Haisma-Kwok and Samantha Conti

Patrick Roger

Food

Patrick Roger: The Mad Chocolatier

The Rodin of chocolate recently collaborated with Karl Lagerfeld and Magnum to create a hotel suite entirely made of chocolate.

clock June 13, 2011Chantal Goupil

An image from W’s new campaign.

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: W’s Brand Campaign… Bettencourt Affair Reignites…

Starting today, W is launching a new brand campaign, dubbing the Condé Nast monthly as “Fashion’s After Party.”

clock June 13, 2011WWD Staff

An image from Forevermark’s ad campaign launching in September.

Jewelry

Jewelers See a Bounce at Couture and JCK

Some brands saw retail orders improve by double digits at recent fine jewelry trade shows.

clock June 13, 2011Rachel Brown

The Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai will house Giorgio Armani’s first hotel.

Forecasts and Analysis

UAE, Kuwait Among Top Retail Growth Markets

A.T. Kearney’s 2011 Retail Apparel Index puts China ahead of two Arab markets.

clock June 13, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Color Cosmetics

NPD Group: Lip Category Sales Up 7 Percent

Lip color was the biggest bright spot, increasing 11 percent to $92.1 million from January through April.

clock June 13, 2011Molly Prior

Financial

Sephora Ups Share of Ile de Beauté

Beauty retailer now holds 65 percent of the Russian selective perfumery chain’s share capital.

clock June 13, 2011Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

Prep World Cottage Pops Up in L.A…. Albertus Swanepoel for Target…

Tommy Hilfiger busted out the lawn chairs and fruity cocktails to welcome its roving temporary store-cum-beach cottage showcasing the Prep World collection.

clock June 13, 2011WWD Staff

Angeline Jolie photographed by Annie Leibovitz for Louis Vuitton.

Marketing

Angelina Jolie Poses for Louis Vuitton’s ‘Core Values’ Campaign

Actress was photographed by Annie Leibovitz in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province.

clock June 13, 2011Miles Socha

Sunglasses by Thom Browne with DITA Eyewear Inc.

Designer and Luxury

Thom Browne Signs Eyewear License

The 20-style eyewear collection with Dita Eyewear Inc. revolves around the same retro vibe as designer’s 2009 Pitti Uomo outing.

clock June 13, 2011Venessa Lau

Business

Salvatore Ferragamo Road Show Kicks Off

Luxury goods company to offer 90 percent of its shares to institutional investors in Italy and abroad and 10 percent to the Italian public.

clock June 13, 2011Luisa Zargani

Skecher's Tone-Ups

Financial

Li & Fung, Skechers Ink Deal for Fitness Apparel

LF USA president Rick Darling sees a new category in apparel: movement wear.

clock June 13, 2011Evan Clark

Essentialist

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virtual reality

Business

How (and When) to Introduce Virtual Reality to Consumers

clock 9hElizabeth Doupnik

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Social Studies