Jacobs Move to Dior Not Seen in the Cards

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According to sources, the French fashion house’s talks with Marc Jacobs have come to a halt, and Dior has quietly stepped up the pace and depth of negotiations with other designers.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

From the Gaultier and Mikli collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Jean Paul Gaultier to Launch Eyewear

Collection set to hit U.S. stores and Alain Mikli boutiques in January.

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U.S. Ambassador to France Charles Rivkin and his wife, Susan Tolson.

Fashion Scoops

Bobbi Brown Fetes 20 Years in Beauty

A celebration for the makeup artist was held in Paris Tuesday night.

clock November 9, 2011WWD Staff

A view of the Maje store in SoHo.

Designer and Luxury

Maje Makes Major U.S. Moves

The French contemporary label opened its first U.S. store Wednesday at 145 Spring Street in SoHo.

clock November 9, 2011Jessica Iredale

Uma Thurman at Lord & Taylor on Wednesday evening.

Human Resources

Uma Thurman Looks to Future

The actress made a stop at Lord & Taylor to promote the Givenchy’s Ange ou Démon fragrance.

clock November 9, 2011Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Thadée Klossowski de Rola with Pierre Bergé, family and friends.

Designer and Luxury

Family and Friends Remember Loulou de la Falaise

Speakers at her funeral laud her “grace” and “elegance.”

clock November 10, 2011Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

A view outside a Kohl's store.

Business Features

Kohl’s Earnings Increase 19.9 Percent

Profits boosted from exclusives and online sales.

clock November 10, 2011Evan Clark

New products from Dr. Miracle's.


Critical Mass: Dr. Miracle Makes a Comeback

Randy Zeno, chief executive officer of the brand, is exuberant about the prospects for growth of his firm and the ethnic hair care category.

clock November 10, 2011Faye Brookman

Government and Trade

Industry Imports Decline in September

Overall trade deficit narrows on low demand.

clock November 10, 2011Kristi Ellis

Boss The Collection


A New Collection for Hugo Boss

The P&G Prestige division has retailored its strategy for Boss with plans to reenter the U.S. fragrance market.

clock November 10, 2011Susan Stone

View of a Nordstrom store.

Business Features

Nordstrom Eyes New Format, Posts Gain

Reporting a 7.2 percent increase in profits, the retailer said it is boosting “localization” efforts and also testing a new women’s only format.

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Marc Rosen

Fashion Scoops

Marc Rosen’s New Book

In “Glamour Icons: Perfume Bottle Design,” the packaging designer looks back at iconic fragrance flacons from the last century.

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The Armani Hotel Milano


Giorgio Armani, Innkeeper

“This is an act of love for my city,” the designer said of his superluxe Armani Hotel Milano, which opens today.

clock November 10, 2011Luisa Zargani

Olivier Baussan


L’Occitane Opens First Heritage Store

The boutique, located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is an homage to the brand’s history.

clock November 10, 2011Belisa Silva

Graff’s new San Francisco store.

Designer and Luxury

Graff Unit Bows in San Francisco

Post Street store is the London-based luxury jeweler’s first on the West Coast.

clock November 10, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Distressed flared jeans by Jessica Simpson.


Delta Galil, Jones Group Still Talking Jeans

Israeli firm now expects deal by end of the year.

clock November 10, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Business Features

Bloomingdale’s on Expansion Track

The retailer is focusing on smaller full-price stores and outlets.

clock November 10, 2011David Moin

Victoria's Secret 2011


Angels and Demons at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Fashion, fantasy and hype made up the main course at the 16th annual show.

clock November 10, 2011Karyn Monget

Jean Paul Gaultier

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit Goes to Dallas

The designer paid his first trip to the Lone Star State where the Dallas Museum unveiled its take on “Jean Paul Gaultier: From Sidewalk to the Catwalk.”

clock November 10, 2011Holly Haber

Constructivist maternity dress by Jean-Paul Goude.


Jean-Paul Goude’s Retrospective Opens

“Goudemalion” at Les Arts Décoratifs spans close to seven decades of the maverick artist’s life and work.

clock November 10, 2011Joelle Diderich

Dree Hemingway

Fashion Scoops

‘Picturing Marilyn’ Opens at Milk Gallery

Dior and Weinstein Co. sponsored the opening party.

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Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Fair Fodder on Broadway

A preview of “Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway” included an extended sequence about the designer.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Fashion Scoops

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Host a Dinner

The fund-raising dinner at St. James’ Palace in London on Tuesday night benefited the National Memorial Arboretum Appeal.

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Fashion Scoops

Carine Roitfeld’s Bookmarc Appearance

She will be promoting her new book, “Irreverent,” at New York’s West Village book store tonight from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Fashion Scoops

Fred Hayman Feted at Book Release Party

The famed merchant and Rose Apodaca’s new book were celebrated Wednesday night at Caulfield’s at the Thompson Beverly Hills.

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Fashion Scoops

First Circle of Generosity Event a Success

The charity, whose mission is to deliver anonymous random acts of kindness to individuals and families in need, was founded by Hearst’s Michael Clinton.

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PixiGlow Fairy Dust

Color Cosmetics

Target Lands Exclusive: PixiGlow

Pixi has entered into a partnership with Disney to create a line for the world’s most famous fairy, Tinker Bell.

clock November 11, 2011Andrea Nagel

Nip + Fab

Skin Care

Target Lands Exclusive: Nip + Fab

Rodial founder Maria Hatzistefanis has entered masstige with a new skin care collection.

clock November 11, 2011Andrea Nagel

Marc Jacobs

Designer and Luxury

Marc Jacobs to Dior Seen Less Likely

According to sources, the French fashion house’s talks with the designer have come to a halt.

clock November 11, 2011Miles Socha


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