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Men's

Berluti Confirms Haider Ackermann as New Creative Director

Prized for his colorful, globe-trotting style, the designer is to show his first collection for the French brand next January.

clock 24mMiles Socha

Retail

J. Crew Narrows Loss in Second Quarter

Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.

clock 7hDavid Moin

Retail

China Powers a 19.2% First-Half Gain at SMCP Group

The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.

clock 20hMiles Socha

Caution Reigns as Holiday Looms

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Overview

Retailers are treading softly into the holiday season. Third-quarter results on Thursday showed chains that gained ground over the last few months, but are forced to feel their way forward. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Hermès Gallops Ahead in Third Quarter

After reporting a 24.2 percent spike in sales, the French luxury firm revised its forecast for the year.

clock November 8, 2012Joelle Diderich

Business

Adidas Net Rises 13.5% in Q3

Sporting goods giant dials down forecast due to weakness at Reebok and Rockport.

clock November 8, 2012Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Goga Ashkenazi on Vionnet’s Future

The Luxembourg-based GoTo Enterprises Sarl has taken full control of the fashion firm.

clock November 8, 2012Luisa Zargani

People

Elizabeth Saltzman Hosts Dinner for Prabal Gurung in London

The designer’s visit drew an A-list crowd in London on Wednesday.

clock November 8, 2012Samantha Conti

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Coach Launches Chinese E-commerce

The American accessories company has added an online store to its existing Chinese Web site.

clock November 8, 2012Lara Farrar

Parties

Phoenix House Fashion Awards Honor Andrew Rosen and DVF

The substance abuse charity held its annual dinner amid New York’s snowy conditions.

clock November 8, 2012Taylor Harris

Fragrance

Guess Launching Guess Girl Fragrance

The scent’s age target, early-20s women, is a departure from the brand’s most recent scent, Seductive, which was intended for women in their late 20s.

clock November 8, 2012Julie Naughton

Color Cosmetics

Salma Hayek Extends Nuance Line Into Nails

It was her five-year-old daughter Valentina who inspired the Mexican-American beauty to expand into the category.

clock November 8, 2012Belisa Silva

Fashion

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2012

Rihanna wooed, Justin Bieber wowed and Bruno Mars turned the Victoria’s Secret fashion extravaganza into a big party.

clock November 8, 2012Karyn Monget

Hair

Alberto V05 to Offer Salon-Inspired Line

In February the brand will introduce Salon Series, its first play in the “value-plus” segment.

clock November 8, 2012Belisa Silva

Parties

Dree Hemingway’s ‘Starlet’ Premieres

The model and aspiring actress has carved out a role of her own as the sunniest Hemingway.

clock November 8, 2012Erik Maza

Marketing and Trends

CC Creams Gain Foothold in Beauty Market

Not long after making its mark on the U.S. market, BB cream is already on the verge of being usurped by a new all-in-one beauty product.

clock November 8, 2012Casey Hall

Fashion Scoops

Royals Attend St. Andrews Benefit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception and dinner in aid of the University of St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Appeal.

clock November 9, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Kardashians Fete London Launch

It was a Kardashian craze at Aqua on London’s Argyll Street Thursday night as Kim and Kourtney celebrated the launch of their Kardashian Kollection.

clock November 9, 2012Julia Neel

Legal

Lynn Tesoro Files Suit After Slap Incident

The slap heard ’round New York Fashion Week has officially materialized into a legal smackdown.

clock November 9, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

EBay Makes a Return to China

Shenzhen-based Xiu.com will host eBay’s platform serving the Chinese consumer.

clock November 9, 2012Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad

Joanna Coles Hires New Creative Director at Cosmo

In January, Paul Solomons will join the title from British GQ.

clock November 9, 2012Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Arizona Muse Stars in New Louis Vuitton Commercial

The fashion house set the production in the Cour Carré of the Louvre, the site of its big-budget fashion shows for the past few seasons.

clock November 9, 2012Miles Socha

Forecasts and Analysis

Retailers See Solid Numbers but Stay Cautious for Holiday

Third-quarter results from Nordstrom Inc., Dillard’s Inc. and Kohl’s Corp. showed chains that gained ground over the last few months.

clock November 9, 2012Evan Clark

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Tom Mora Named Cole Haan Creative Director, Women’s and Licensed Goods

clock 8hMisty White Sidell

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