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Over the decades, much has been made of what is in a fragrance bottle — hope or science? For Mary J. Blige, it’s transformation.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Hugo Boss Net Declines 11%

Hugo Boss vows “return to growth” in 2010 despite 8 percent drop in first-quarter sales.

clock April 29, 2010Melissa Drier

P&G’s Olay Professional ProX is set to reach $100 million in first-year sales.


Revlon, P&G Ramping Up Ad Spend

Revlon and P&G, giants of the beauty world, report sales uptick.

clock April 29, 2010Brid Costello and Arnold J. Karr

Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow


Twist and Shout with Gwyneth and Madonna

Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna and Donna Karan attended the Bent on Learning benefit sponsored by Alice and Olivia.

clock April 29, 2010WWD Staff

A rendering of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week façade at Lincoln Center.

Fashion Features

Fashion Week’s New Look

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will not just have a new home at Lincoln Center, but also many additional features – including a new façade.

clock April 29, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Robert De Niro


Chanel Celebrates the Tribeca Film Festival Artist Program

Yoko Ono, Zoe Kravitz, Kristen Bell, Selma Blair, Rachel Zoe, Amanda Brooks and Robert DeNiro gathered to fete Chanel’s 5th annual artists’ dinner.

clock April 29, 2010WWD Staff

Calvin Klein Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Home Stretch: Calvin Klein Fall 2010

Kevin Carrigan is bringing sexy back. The creative director for Calvin Klein presented a tight lineup of “tough chic looks.”

clock April 29, 2010WWD Staff


New York & Co. Names Gregory Scott CEO

Richard P. Crystal, the 65-year-old chairman and chief executive officer of New York & Company Inc., will retire.

clock April 29, 2010David Moin

The NACDS welcoming reception.

Human Resources

NACDS Meeting Speakers Focus on Top Line

Retailers and manufacturers came to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ annual meeting focused on building top-line sales.

clock April 30, 2010Faye Brookman and Andrea Nagel


Sally Profits Surge 40.5%

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc.’s profits jumped 40.5 percent in the second quarter ended March 31 as sales increased 12.3 percent, the firm reported Thursday.

clock April 30, 2010Matthew W. Evans


Retail Stocks Rebound Thursday

Unemployment data helps lift stocks as S&P 500 retakes 1,200.

clock April 30, 2010Arnold J. Karr

"American Woman" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute.

Designer and Luxury

Costume Institute’s Ode to American Women

Costume Institute exhibit explores various stages in the American Woman’s history.

clock April 30, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Taps Digital Head

Burberry has named William Kim to the new post of senior vice president, digital commerce.

clock April 30, 2010Samantha Conti

Sketches of the Pierre-Henri Mattout line.

Designer and Luxury

Mattout Out At Victorinox, Relaunching His Men’s Line

Victorinox creative director Pierre-Henri Mattout left the company in March and is relaunching his eponymous men’s wear line, WWD has learned.

clock April 30, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Dolce & Gabbana

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Houses Prepare for World Expo

World Expo kicks off in Shanghai this weekend with Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Ermenegildo Zegna.

clock April 30, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld’s Honor… More From the Met… Christian’s Trump Card…

Expect Karl Lagerfeld sightings during New York’s fashion week and Fashion’s Night Out in September.

clock April 30, 2010WWD Staff

Sir Elton John and Donna Karan

Human Resources

Elton John Lights Up BCRF

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation marked its 16th anniversary with a sweet 16 theme for its annual fund-raising gala at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

clock April 30, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Ad for Thierry Mugler's fragrance Womanity.


Thierry Mugler Launches a Salute to Womanity

Thierry Mugler is tapping into the power of womanhood with his new fragrance.

clock April 30, 2010Pete Born

The We Love NY line.


Honoré des Prés Launches Scent Trio

Honoré des Prés fragrance inspired by perfumer Olivia Giacobetti’s travels to the Big Apple last year.

clock April 30, 2010Jennifer Weil

Thomas Schutte, Nathalie Grosdidier, Catherine Walsh and Bernd Beetz


Coty Honored at Art of Packaging Award Gala

Art of Packaging Award gala raises more than $250,000 for the Marc Rosen Scholarship Fund for Graduate Packaging Design.

clock April 30, 2010Matthew W. Evans


Bono Said in Vuitton Ad… D&G Publicist Ali Wise Pleads Guilty…

Rumor has it Bono has agreed to appear in Louis Vuitton’s next “core values” campaign.

clock April 30, 2010WWD Staff

Mary J. Blige


Mary J. Blige on Her New Fragrance: My Life

Mary J. Blige’s new fragrance with Carol’s Daughter, My Life, is named for her landmark 1994 recording.

clock April 30, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born


Daily Stock Wrap: April 1, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 30, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

A folkloric figure, part of Charles Jeffrey Loverboy's new installation at Dover Street Market in London.


Charles Jeffrey Brings Hope, and More, to Dover Street Market

clock October 23, 2020Samantha Conti

Social Studies

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