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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 12hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Business

Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

clock 12hKristi Ellis

Tory Talks Expansion, in Europe and Beyond

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Overview

Tory Burch has launched her latest expansion arrow — Europe — from a quiver bulging with new projects. The American designer was in Paris to ready her new pop-up space.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

John LaBonty

Color Cosmetics

Boldface Group Inc. Taps President, CEO

John LaBonty, formerly vice president and general manager of international for Smashbox Cosmetics, has joined the celebrity beauty licensing company.

clock March 26, 2014Rachel Brown

Cheryl Mills, Penny Pritzker and Neera Tanden.

Parties

Gucci and Elle Honor Women in Washington Power List

A few of Washington’s most powerful women met Tuesday night at the Italian Embassy for a dinner in their honor.

clock March 26, 2014Susan Watters

Dries Van Noten and Maggie Gyllenhaal

Parties

Barneys Toasts Dries Van Noten at Dinner

The designer was honored on Tuesday night at a private dinner to mark the store’s new windows.

clock March 26, 2014Erik Maza

Financial

Long-term Investments Weigh on H&M Net

The Swedish retailer said profits rose 8 percent as it continued its global rollout of online stores.

clock March 27, 2014Paulina Szmydke

A sketch from the Elie Tahari for DesigNation collection.

Retail

Elie Tahari Tapped for Kohl’s DesigNation

The designer’s collection will draw inspiration from New York, a place he has called home for more than 40 years.

clock March 27, 2014Lisa Lockwood

A view of the Lululemon Athletica store in London.

Financial

Lululemon Income, Sales Rise in Q4

The company looks to accelerate international expansion and focus more on design and innovation of product lines.

clock March 27, 2014Vicki M. Young and Lorelei Marfil

The new Vince website.

Financial

Vince in Black for Q4

Shares rose 1.6 percent Thursday after the firm posted its first quarterly earnings report as a public company.

clock March 27, 2014Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Strong Start to 2014 for Versace

The company posted a 27.6 percent increase in net profits in 2013 reaching 10.9 million euros, or $14.4 million.

clock March 27, 2014Luisa Zargani

Media

National Magazine Award Finalists Unveiled

Sixty-six publications were nominated in 24 categories, and 26 magazines earned multiple nominations.

clock March 27, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

A fall look from Madewell.

Fashion Features

Madewell RTW Fall 2014

New York and the attitude generally associated with “an urban setting” was how Somsack Sikhounmuong approached the fall collection.

clock March 27, 2014WWD Staff

Inside the new Boss store in Hong Kong.

Designer and Luxury

Hugo Boss Goes Big in Hong Kong

The brand’s two new stores — one in Central and the other in Tsim Sha Tsui — are on either side of the city’s harbor.

clock March 27, 2014Kate Whitehead

SPRZ NY Jean-Michel Basquiat tote bag.

Hats, Gloves and More

SPRZ NY Takes Over Uniqlo’s N.Y. Flagship

The collection of T-shirts and more with images inspired by artists almost completely occupies the 10,000-square-foot second floor.

clock March 27, 2014Sharon Edelson

Norman Katz

Human Resources

Norman Katz, Innerwear Executive, Dead at 88

The former president and chief executive officer of I. Appel Corp. was a prominent figure in the industry for some 60 years.

clock March 27, 2014Karyn Monget

An image from the Richmond X Woman and Richmond X Man fragrances campaign.

Fragrance

John Richmond Launching Two New Scents

Richmond X Woman and Richmond X Man target a young demographic and are intended to boost awareness of the fragrance line in the U.S. and other markets.

clock March 27, 2014Cynthia Martens

Biolage's reimagined range.

Hair

Matrix Updates Biolage Line

The hair brand’s bottles were designed to clarify the shopping process for consumers.

clock March 28, 2014Belisa Silva

Walgreens' "Discover Beauty Within" magazine.

Retail

Walgreen Co. to Launch New Magazine

The magazine, called Discover Beauty Within, is the latest effort to nudge up beauty sales.

clock March 27, 2014Faye Brookman

A rendering of the Annick Goutal store on Bleecker Street in New York.

Retail

Annick Goutal Opens First U.S. Store

With an eye on expansion, the brand will open its first U.S. store next week, a 400-square-foot shop on Bleecker Street in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.

clock March 27, 2014Faye Brookman

The Vince Camuto Homme bottle.

Textiles

Vince Camuto Adds Men’s Pillar

Come April 1, Camuto will bolster his fragrance category with a new men’s pillar called Homme.

clock March 28, 2014Belisa Silva

Bulgari’s Omnia Indian Garnet fragrance

Fragrance

Bulgari Unveils New Eau de Toilette

The new product underscores the link between perfume and jewelry as wearable luxury items and brings India into the limelight.

clock March 28, 2014Cynthia Martens

Emma Watson in Oscar de la Renta.

Parties

Praying for a Hit at ‘Noah’ Premiere

Russell Crowe made an appearance on the red carpet, trailed by costars Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Douglas Booth.

clock March 27, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Perricone MD No Makeup Skincare items.

Color Cosmetics

Perricone to Launch Hybrid Line

With a new line called No Makeup Skincare, Dr. Nicholas Perricone is planning to bridge the gap between skin care and color cosmetics.

clock March 28, 2014Julie Naughton

Jack by Richard E. Grant.

Fragrance

Richard E. Grant: Jack of All Trades

The British-Swazi actor is launching a unisex scent called Jack exclusively on Liberty counters Wednesday.

clock March 28, 2014Samantha Conti

Media

Createthe Group Turmoil Hits Headquarters

The company laid off 20 staffers from its New York headquarters last week, around the same time it closed its London office, a source told WWD.

clock March 28, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Features

ANDAM Prize Judges Named

Marking its 25th anniversary, the fashion award will be decided by a prominent mix of jury members, including seven new members.

clock March 28, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Dior Addict Fluid Stick: a cross between a gloss and a lipstick.

Color Cosmetics

Dior Launch Builds Addict Lip Franchise

Parfums Christian Dior is about to drive a new hybrid into the cosmetics market — Dior Addict Fluid Stick, a cross between a gloss and a lipstick.

clock March 28, 2014Julie Naughton

The cosmetics wall at CVS.

Retail

Mass Beauty Stores Seek to Up Their Game for Spring

Sales growth in the sector remains marginal and trails far behind that in the prestige tier, leaving mass retailers rushing to close the gap.

clock March 28, 2014Molly Prior and Faye Brookman

An interior view of the Tory Burch store in Munich.

Designer and Luxury

Tory Burch Talks Expansion, in Europe and Beyond

The designer has launched her latest expansion arrow — Europe — from a quiver bulging with new projects.

clock March 28, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Men’s Fashion Weeks in Milan, Paris Shift January Dates

Next January, journalists and buyers might not have to interrupt their holiday season to start their tour of men’s fashion capitals.

clock March 28, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Filson Launching Watch Collection With Shinola

The collection will include four case designs and 20 styles, which will be crafted by hand and American-made in Detroit.

clock March 28, 2014David Yi

Robin Thicke performing at Express.

Fashion Scoops

Robin Thicke Drops By Times Square for Express Opening

The singer took interviews in the glass-enclosed dress area and performed a quick set.

clock March 28, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Roger Vivier Fetes Codes Collection in N.Y.

A bevy of socials and editors attended the dinner at the New York outpost of popular Russian eatery Mari Vanna.

clock March 28, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Fashion Scoops

Viktor & Rolf Launching Shop-in-Shop at Saks

The retailer plans to devote its windows to the new scent from April 10 to 23.

clock March 28, 2014Julie Naughton

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clock 22hLuisa Zargani

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