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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

Juicy Couture Founders Seeking Way Back Home

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Overview

Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor have been reaching out to private equity firms, looking for someone to help them buy back Juicy from Fifth & Pacific Cos., according to financial sources.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Products

Korres Puts Renewed Focus on U.S.

Having made plans to end the brand’s licensing agreement with Johnson & Johnson, George Korres is back in the U.S. and he is brimming with ambitious plans.

clock July 9, 2013Pete Born

Financial

Comp Store Sales: Sluggish Start for Summer Sales in June

Stores overcame a slow start and most ended the month with decent gains as promotions and summery weather helped stoke consumer interest.

clock July 11, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Levi’s 501 Gets Bookish

The denim label published a photo book to help celebrate its 140th birthday.

clock July 11, 2013Laure Guilbault

Skin Care

Origins Expanding Into Mexico

The brand made its debut in the Polanco flagship of the Liverpool department store chain, situated in the heart of Mexico City.

clock July 11, 2013Pete Born

Fragrance

CVS Focusing on Fragrance

Come September, the retailer will beef up its home brand Essence of Beauty with a collection of bath and body products.

clock July 11, 2013Belisa Silva

Government and Trade

House Passes Scaled-Back Farm Bill

Revised measure faces a veto threat from the White House because it eliminates nutrition and food stamp programs.

clock July 11, 2013Kristi Ellis

Designer and Luxury

Paco Rabanne’s Invictus Scent Plays on Victory

The fragrance bottle is in the shape of a trophy, and wings (of victory) appear on the scent’s outer box.

clock July 12, 2013Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

Rihanna’s Self-Portrait in ‘Rogue’ Ads

A shot from the advertising campaign for her new fall fragrance shows the singer looking contemplative with a half-shaved hairstyle and glowing skin.

clock July 11, 2013Belisa Silva

Parties

Jay-Z Goes Performance Artist for Latest Video

The rapper performed his new single for six hours at Pace Gallery on Wednesday afternoon.

clock July 11, 2013Matthew Lynch

Beauty Features

Fabrizio Freda Talks at FGI Tastemaker Series

The president and chief executive officer of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. was interviewed by Rose Marie Bravo in front of 142 people.

clock July 12, 2013Pete Born

Fragrance

Katy Perry’s Royal Turn: Killer Queen

The singer discusses her career, fashion ambitions and her new fragrance with new scent partner Coty Inc. due out in August.

clock July 12, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Juniors

Activewear Latest Step in Aéropostale Revamp

Retailer has launched an activewear line called Live Love Dream and is reengineering its overall collection to reconnect with teens.

clock July 12, 2013David Moin

Intimates and Activewear

Nicholas Brooks Guilty in Sylvie Cachay Murder

The swimwear designer’s former boyfriend is expected to be sentenced Aug. 26 and could face up to life in prison.

clock July 12, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

Juicy Founders Look to Buy Back Brand

Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor have been reaching out to private equity firms, looking for help acquiring the brand from Fifth & Pacific Cos.

clock July 12, 2013Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

People

Mick Jagger’s Hot Frocks

The Rolling Stones’ frontman and L’Wren Scott talk about her designs for the last two dates of the band’s tour.

clock July 12, 2013Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Sailor Brinkley Following in Mom’s Footsteps

The 15-year-old is appearing in her first advertising campaign for accessories chain Claire’s.

clock July 12, 2013Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

Holland & Holland Holding ‘Christmas in July’ Media Event

Lest doubt remained, the commercial secularization of Christmas is complete.

clock July 12, 2013WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Lily Aldridge the Face of New XOXO Campaign

The ads feature the 27-year-old model in various sexy outfits with the words “Hugs and Kisses XOXO, Lily Aldridge.”

clock July 12, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

American Eagle to Join IndustriALL Bangladesh Accord

Retailer has chosen not to side with the majority of its U.S. counterparts in addressing safety issues in Bangladesh’s garment industry.

clock July 12, 2013Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

The Limited Sets Promotion for 50th Anniversary

The retailer is celebrating the milestone by donating a portion of sales of commemorative items to Dress for Success.

clock July 12, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Rag & Bone Designers Share Fashion Fund Memories

Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, who were finalists in 2006, hosted the announcement of this year’s final 10 at their studio in the Meatpacking District.

clock July 12, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Andrew Lauren Fronts for Purple Label Men’s Campaign

The fall images mark the second time Ralph Lauren’s oldest son has been in one of his father’s campaigns.

clock July 12, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 23hLorelei Marfil

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