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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 23hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 23hWWD Staff

Coach Wins $257M Counterfeit Case

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Overview

Coach Inc. has won a $257 million judgment as well as the ability to seize more than 573 domain names linked to Web sites selling fake Coach merchandise. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Vogue China Salutes Its American Counterpart

The magazine hosted a star-studded bash in Beijing, drawing Christopher Bailey, Phillip Lim, Jason Wu, Viktor Horsting, Rolf Snoeren and Mary Katrantzou.

clock October 31, 2012Carolynne Wheeler

Fashion Scoops

Josh Wood Opens Second London Salon

The hair stylist hosted a launch party for the new space, which is located inside Liberty on the third floor overlooking Carnaby Street.

clock November 1, 2012Julia Neel

Department Stores

Fast Retailing Unveils New Multi-brand Concept

The new store, located in Printemps Ginza, puts several of the company’s brands under one roof.

clock November 1, 2012Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

Business

October Comp Results Better Than Expected

Although there were a few misses, the rapidly shrinking list of stores that still report comparable-store sales posted mainly solid results.

clock November 1, 2012Jean E. Palmieri and Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Pringle’s Japan Diffusion Line Bows

The Scottish brand has teamed up with Sanyo Shokai.

clock November 1, 2012Kelly Wetherille

Financial

Avon’s Q3 Disappoints

Cost cutting is part of the plan to help the direct seller achieve mid-single-digit revenue growth over the next three years.

clock November 1, 2012Molly Prior and Vicki M. Young

Financial

Estée Lauder Profits Gain in Q1

Beauty giant sees slower growth for total prestige market this year.

clock November 1, 2012Evan Clark

Intimates and Activewear

Hot Topic Unveils Blackheart Concept

New lingerie line, which cultivates an edgy, rock ’n’ roll sensibility, will be launched in the middle of this month.

clock November 1, 2012Rachel Brown

Intimates and Activewear

Under Armour Plans Hometown Unit

The Baltimore store will carry the company’s full line of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, accessories and footwear.

clock November 1, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Color Cosmetics

Kardashians in Dispute Over Cosmetics Line

Chroma Makeup Studio argues the sisters’ line, Khroma, causes confusion among consumers.

clock November 1, 2012Rachel Brown

Mass

Hurricane Sandy: Beauty’s New Grinch?

Halloween was hit hard, but now executives wonder if Sandy will steal Christmas.

clock November 2, 2012Faye Brookman

Food

A Fashionable Design Duo Gets Foody With Pisacco

Luxury architects Tiziano Vudafieri and Claudio Saverino have a hot spot on their hands.

clock November 2, 2012Luisa Zargani

Parties

Michael Kors Judges Bette Midler’s ‘Hulaween’ Party

“En Francaise” was the theme for the 17th-annual Halloween bash, which raised $1.8 million for the New York Restoration Project.

clock November 1, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

People

Iman Enters BB Cream Fray

In addition to offering a more comprehensive shade range, the product is designed to address hyper-pigmentation.

clock November 1, 2012Belisa Silva

People

Julianne Moore Discusses L’Oréal Role

The award-winning actress was recently appointed as a L’Oréal Paris spokeswoman.

clock November 1, 2012Belisa Silva

Fragrance

Marni to Launch First Women’s Fragrance

The first scent by the innovative Italian design house will have more than a little bit of a fashion twist.

clock November 1, 2012Pete Born and Cynthia Martens

Executive Changes

Paul Blum Exits CEO Post at Kenneth Cole

He plans to return to his prior advisory role at the company and work on strategic development.

clock November 2, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Forecasts and Analysis

Retailers Slowly Reopen in Sandy’s Wake

Three days after Hurricane Sandy devastated much of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, there were some things for the retail industry to be thankful for.

clock November 2, 2012David Moin and Lisa Lockwood and Sharon Edelson and Vicki M. Young

Financial

Coach Wins $257M Counterfeit Case

The fashion firm has won a judgment as well as the ability to seize more than 573 domain names linked to Web sites selling fake Coach merchandise.

clock November 2, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Intimates and Activewear

Spanx to Open First Freestanding Store

The 1,200-square-foot boutique in Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Va., is one of a series of openings in upscale shopping centers scheduled this fall.

clock November 2, 2012Karyn Monget

Memo Pad

The Sartorialist Lands in South Africa

Scott Schuman flew into Johannesburg last week as the headline guest of African Fashion International.

clock November 2, 2012Bambina Wise

Fashion Scoops

Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Touch Down in Melbourne

This year, the off-track action during the week-long Melbourne Cup Carnival promises to attract as much attention as the Cup itself.

clock November 2, 2012Patty Huntington

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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 23hLorelei Marfil

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