Young Designers See Tough Times as Japan Fashion Week Looms

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To look at it on paper, nothing about the young designers who participate in Japan Fashion Week adds up.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Tiffany’s profits soared 99.6 percent in the quarter.


Tiffany Up, Zale in Red

Tiffany and Zale jewelers head in opposite directions in quarter.

clock August 28, 2008Alexandra Steigrad


Sears Profits Fall 62%

Sales at Sears down 4.1 percent.

clock August 28, 2008Evan Clark


L’Oreal Operating Profits Rise

L’Oreal reported Thursday its operating profitability rose 40 basis points versus first-half 2007.

clock August 28, 2008Jennifer Weil

TruKid products.


Naturals Rule at ECRM Hair Show

At the ECRM conference, held here earlier this week, it was all about the green for the mass market hair industry ? green products, that is.

clock August 29, 2008Julie Naughton

DuWop co-founder to unveil skin care line, Rocca.

Skin Care

Rocca Skin Care Aims to Strike Gold

Laura Deluisa LaRocca Wants To spark a skin care gold rush.

clock August 29, 2008Rachel Brown

Ice Elements is headed for infomercials.

Skin Care

Ice Elements Expanding With Guthy-Renker

Direct seller envisions Ice Elements infomercials breaking in first quarter.

clock August 29, 2008Rachel Brown

Horst Rechelbacher’s latest book.


Rechelbacher’s Eco-World View

Despite his alternative leanings, Horst Rechelbacher is an accomplished business man by traditional measures of success.

clock August 29, 2008Molly Prior

Candy fragrance from Demeter.


Demeter Fragrance’s Sweet Ambitions for the Mass Market

Demeter Fragrance Library, the company that brought fragrances named Dirt and Baby Powder to specialty stores, is now getting sweet on the mass market.

clock August 29, 2008Faye Brookman

Rejuve MD from Advanced Skin & Hair.


Advanced Skin & Hair Mines Lab for Growth

Advanced Skin & Hair Inc. is banking on growth factors to nurture its antiaging business.

clock August 29, 2008Rachel Brown

Beauty Features

Snippets: Pangea Organics’ HSN Debut…Basic Move…Neal’s Yard Beauty Awards

Pangea Organics is helping make the case that organic skin care products have reached their tipping point this year.

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff

Caroline Pieper-Vogt

Body Care

Serum Leads Clarins’ Fall Product Push

Clarins USA is touting what it describes as a natural alternative to cosmetic procedures with the launch of Extra-Firming Tightening Lift Botanical Serum.

clock August 29, 2008Pete Born

The new Dalí fragrance.


Dali Scent Spearheading U.S. Relaunch

With a new scent called It Is Love, Parfums Salvador Dali looks to build upscale distribution in U.S.

clock August 29, 2008Matthew W. Evans

Part of the Coach fall lineup.

Body Care

A New Legacy for Coach

Coach plans to bag up more beauty SALES with its latest fragrance, Legacy, due in mid-September.

clock August 29, 2008Julie Naughton

The ad for the new fragrance.


Back to the Future for Lanvin

As its name suggests, the Jeanne Lanvin women’s scent is meant to evoke the essence of the fashion house’s founder, while reaching into the future.

clock August 29, 2008Jennifer Weil

A visual from the campaign.

Color Cosmetics

MAC’s Cherry on Top

Combine a Gourmet editor, a fashion designer, a stylist and MAC Cosmetics, and what do you have?

clock August 29, 2008Julie Naughton

Julia Roberts’ designs for Emporio Armani (Product) Red.

Fashion Scoops

Green Runway… Julia and Giorgio….

The Be EcoChic campaign, which raises awareness of environmental issues, is raising its fashion profile on Sept. 4.

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap

Oil prices and unemployment claims fell, and second-quarter gross domestic product rose, sending stocks sharply higher and retail shares higher still.

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff


Zale Shares Jump on Guidance, Q4 Strength

Quarterly loss substantially below analysts’ expectations.

clock August 29, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Belk Inc. posted a 9.3 percent gain.


Belk’s Profits Up

Cost controls boost retailer.

clock August 29, 2008Matthew Lynch

Images from’s men’s style guide.


Stefano Pilati on Tom Ford… Playboy Style…

Tom Ford might want to skip reading the Sunday New York Times Magazine over his Champagne and eggs brunch this week.

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff

Jay Fielden, before.

Color Cosmetics

Editors’ Photos

A crop of editors change their looks.

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff

The Democratic ticket: Sens. Barack Obama and Joseph Biden.

Government and Trade

Democratic Convention Hits the Mark

Party loyalists and political observers believe the Democrats delivered on their message of change in what is considered a highly successful convention.

clock August 29, 2008Kristi Ellis

Bruce Raynor

Government and Trade

Raynor on Obama’s Agenda

UNITE HERE head on the election ahead.

clock August 29, 2008Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Denver Dish

A Displeased Press… Kanye West’s Set

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff

Bobbi Brown

Government and Trade

Bobbi Brown on Life as a Delegate

Makeup artist describes the convention.

clock August 29, 2008Kristi Ellis

The layout of the Prudential Center.

Business Features

Boston’s Back Bay Gets a Makeover

City’s retail hub expands.

clock August 29, 2008Katherine Bowers


Tod’s Net Up 16.9 Percent

Footwear drives growth.

clock August 29, 2008Luisa Zargani

An illustration from Threeasfour's new swim collection.


Threeasfour to Wholesale Swimwear

Bodysuits and leggings will round out collection.

clock August 29, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

A LeSportsac bag.


Favaro Named Chief Creative Director of LeSportsac

She will oversee design, marketing, public relations and creative functions.

clock August 29, 2008Caroline Tell

A striped crewneck sweater is worn with pinstripe shorts, a pageboy cap and long ribbed gloves.


Target Expands Converse One Line

Retailer adds more for private label.

clock August 29, 2008Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Armani to Design Villas in Egypt

Homes will contain Armani/Casa furniture.

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff

Styles from Matohu.

Fashion Features

Japan Fashion Week Battles Hurdles

Shows kicked off Monday.

clock August 29, 2008Amanda Kaiser

A look from Yohji Yamamoto’s Y’s Red Label.

Designer and Luxury

Y’s Red Label Goes Witchy

Tokyo show has pagan feel.

clock August 29, 2008WWD Staff

A ring from the Loulou de la Falaise collection.


Loulou de la Falaise Does HSN

Designer a hit on shopping channel.

clock August 29, 2008Sharon Edelson

Folded knitwear and racks line the right flank of the Nina Ricci boutique on Avenue Montaigne.


Nina Ricci Reopens Paris Store

Olivier Theyskens gives flagship a new look.

clock August 29, 2008Miles Socha

Giancarlo Giammetti and Valentino

Fashion Features

Valentino: Tears and Cheers

New film reveals all sides of designer

clock August 29, 2008Alessandra Ilari


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