A New Makeup: Bloomingdale’s to Open Space NK Shops

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In a potentially mold-breaking move in American beauty retailing, Bloomingdale's has signed an exclusive deal to open in-store shops with British high-end apothecary Space NK.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

L’Oreal USA Names Hamilton Luxury Products Chief

L’Oreal USA has made key executive changes at its New York-based beauty headquarters.

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Designer and Luxury

Som Resigns at Bill Blass

Peter Som has reportedly resigned as creative director at Bill Blass just a year to the day that he joined the company.

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Former Kellwood president and ceo Robert C. Skinner Jr.

Business Features

Kellwood Names New CEO

Michael Kramer, formerly chief financial officer and executive vice president for Abercrombie & Fitch, will become president and ceo at Kellwood.

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Target's hair care aisle.


Target’s Green Model Hits Jersey

The new 137,000-square-foot Target in this Jersey Shore community is filled with fresh additions and is geared to be environmentally friendly.

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Vera Wang's Look ad.


Point of View

Vera Wang is setting her sights on additional fragrance business with Vera Wang Look, which she is touting as the third pillar of her scent business with Coty.

clock July 25, 2008Julie Naughton

Timeless Secret Items.

Marketing and Promotion

Infomercial Arena Receives Breakthrough in Beauty

Breakthrough in Beauty is determined to become a top contender in the beauty infomercial ring where Guthy-Renker is a heavyweight.

clock July 25, 2008Rachel Brown

Ed Hardy's Love & Luck for men.


Love and Luck Up Next for Ed Hardy

Ed Hardy designer Christian Audigier plans to follow up the tattoo-inspired fashion brand’s inaugural fragrance duo with a pair called Love & Luck.

clock July 25, 2008Matthew W. Evans

Nestl??'s Glowelle beauty drink.

Skin Care

Liquid Gold: Fortified Drinks Broaden Beauty

A downtrodden economy – and the worries it brings – can wreak havoc on one?s beauty, deepening frown lines and cultivating crops of gray hairs.

clock July 25, 2008Molly Prior

Elise Gombos

Marketing and Promotion

QVC’s Elise Gombos, 31

Elise Gombos, a skin care buyer at QVC, died June 30 at Phoenixville Hospital in Pennsylvania. She was 31. A cause of death has not been released.

clock July 25, 2008Andrea Nagel

Sensai's new concealer and fluid foundation.

Color Cosmetics

Kanebo Upgrades Formulas; Offers $450 Face Item

Sensai’s Cellular Performance brand has reformulated several of its face makeu so that products focus as much on treatment as they do on hiding skin flaws.

clock July 25, 2008Andrea Nagel


Nad’s New Enemy: Unwanted Blemishes

Australian hair removal specialist Nad?s is making its first foray into the nondepilatory business by launching a skin care line.

clock July 25, 2008Kavita Daswani

Select items from the Neil George hair care line.


Stylists to Unveil Neil George Hair Care

Stylist Neil Weisberg and colorist Amanda George combined their talents to create Neil George Salon, and now the duo is at it again with a new hair care line.

clock July 25, 2008Rachel Brown

Umo's skin care range.


Umo Expands Gold Facial to Skin Care

With its signature gold facial in about 60 of the top spas in the U.S., Japanese beauty brand Umo is about to launch its new line of retail products.

clock July 25, 2008Kavita Daswani

Prevage's new body item.


Prevage Makes Body Debut

Elizabeth Arden, which teamed up with pharmaceutical powerhouse Allergan in spring 2005, is adding a new component to the franchise in November.

clock July 25, 2008Julie Naughton

A look from Angelo Mele.


Molto Italiano

Southern Italy is wooing Americans, and not just tourists.

clock July 25, 2008Jessica Iredale

Boucheron's B fragrance.


Boucheron Marks Anniversary With B

B de Boucheron, a new women’s scent due out this fall, celebrates 150 years of Boucheron being in the jewelry business and its first fragrance’s 20th birthday.

clock July 25, 2008Jennifer Weil

Color Cosmetics

Beauty: Top Notes

Lori Haram has been named general manager of Carol’s Daughter.

clock July 25, 2008WWD Staff

The Elie Tahari shop at Selfridges.


Tahari Opens Two In-Store Shops in London

Elie Tahari is continuing to make his mark on the global front.

clock July 25, 2008Nina Jones and Marc Karimzadeh


Growing Boy

Men’s Vogue earlier this week reported a decline in ad pages through September, but the Conde Nast title seems confident in its circulation for next year.

clock July 25, 2008Stephanie D. Smith

Charlotte Russe shares lost about one-seventh of their value after the firm was downgraded by Roth Capital.


Retail Shares Slide as Housing Worries Sink Stocks

Retail stocks fell over 2 percent Thursday as renewed concerns about the housing and finance markets combined to sink the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

clock July 25, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Comme des Garcons exhibition in Beijing.

Fashion Features

Comme des Garcons’ 25 Years in Images

For its first retrospective in Mainland China, Comme des Garcons didn?t delve into its archives of avant-garde fashion.

clock July 25, 2008Sherisse Pham


Adam’s Blog

As it turns out, Adam Lippes isn?t just a designer. He?s also a blogger.

clock July 25, 2008Julee Kaplan

A Piazza Sempione ad for fall.


A Different Eye

Piazza Sempione has turned to reportage photographer Steve McCurry for its fall ad campaign.

clock July 25, 2008Luisa Zargani


Armani, Yoox and E-fashion: Firms Launching Scholarships

With e-commerce sales set to exceed $300 billion by 2012, leading fashion companies from Giorgio Armani to Valentino have been setting up shop online.

clock July 25, 2008Andrew Roberts and Valentina Zannoni

Fashion Scoops

New Pattern at Pucci

Emilio Pucci is apparently looking for a successor to Matthew Williamson, as the designer focuses more on growing his own business.

clock July 25, 2008WWD Staff


Oh Snap

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom seem to keep New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham from doing his job.

clock July 25, 2008WWD Staff

Coco Rocha on a Lacoste polo shirt.


Vision of a Crocodile

Visionaire has teamed with Lacoste for its fall issue, in what can best be described as a “wearable publication.”

clock July 25, 2008Amy Wicks

Banana Republic's fall ad campaign with Carolyn Murphy.


Not Just a Chino

Banana Republic is 30 and the retailer is using the occasion to emphasize ? or proclaim ? that it?s a lifestyle brand.

clock July 25, 2008Amy Wicks

A Ports 1961 sketch for Alex Flanagan.

Fashion Features

Ports 1961 Designs Outfits for Games

Brand to clothe NBC TV commentators.

clock July 25, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Choo’s Next Steps

Jimmy Choo Couture could be in flux.

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Fashion Scoops

Demolition Crew

When throwing a party, it helps to have bold-faced friends, which is what 303 Gallery owner Lisa Spellman found out on Wednesday.

clock July 25, 2008WWD Staff

Space NK boutique.


A New Makeup: Bloomingdale’s to Open Space NK Shops

In a potentially mold-breaking move in beauty retailing, Bloomingdale’s has signed an exclusive deal to open in-store shops with British apothecary Space NK.

clock July 25, 2008Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Still Friends, Just Separate

Society decorating firm Sills Huniford Associates is dissolving after 25 years.

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Human Resources

Melissa Bedolis Cattanach, Estee Lauder Exec, 46

Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. executive Melissa Bedolis Cattanach, a former editor at WWD, died Monday of complications from cancer. She was 46.

clock July 25, 2008Julie Naughton

Jim Henson in his Oscar-nominated "Time Piece."

Designer and Luxury

It’s Time to Play Music, It’s Time to Light the Lights

Not wanting to load up its galleries with every multicolored Muppet out there, the Smithsonian is paying tribute to the late Jim Henson.

clock July 25, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

John Galliano


Galliano Signs Sunglass License

John Galliano on Thursday said he signed a five-year licensing agreement with Italy’s Marcolin to produce and distribute John Galliano eyewear.

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The mall's new curved methacrylate windows and its perforated steel exterior.

Designer and Luxury

Italy Mall: Wave of the Future

Boeri Studio gives a shopping center a Space Age overhaul.

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Credit Pressure Mounts on Boscov’s

The dog days of summer have sent a chill through Boscov’s Department Stores, as they became the latest to lose support in the credit community.

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Marcel Breuer's Wassily chair.

Designer and Luxury

Knoll’s 70-Year Celebration Starts in London

Knoll has unveiled a 70-year retrospective at Liberty, the London department store celebrated for its part in the Arts and Crafts movement.

clock July 25, 2008Nina Jones

Cellophane House.

Designer and Luxury

Gotham Summer Shows Tout Futuristic Features

Two major museum exhibitions in Manhattan provide fresh insights on innovative design.

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Gottschalks Slims Down By One Store

Gottschalks Inc. said Thursday it inked an agreement to sell a Palmdale, Calif., store to Forest City Enterprises.

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Business Features

New Trouble for Rose

It looks as if Stuart Rose could face yet more opposition to his role as executive chairman of Marks and Spencer Group plc.

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