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This may be the usual time for hubbub over new fragrances, but some of the world’s top skin care brands have seized the opportunity to unveil breakthroughs in technology.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Roman Coppola, Inez Van Lamsweerde, Hannah MacGibbon, Raquel Zimmermann, Vinoodh Matadin.

Human Resources

Chloé Fetes New Scent at Seventies-Style Bash

Love Chloé scent, created with Coty, is due out in September.

clock June 17, 2010Jennifer Weil


Mulberry Profits Rise for Year

The British accessories brand Mulberry Group reports sales in the 12-month period rose 23 percent.

clock June 17, 2010Samantha Conti


Retail Apparel Prices Rise 0.2% in May

Retail apparel prices increased in May compared with April, but fell 0.6 percent compared with a year earlier.

clock June 17, 2010Liza Casabona

Tom Florio


Tom Florio Leaving Condé Nast

Tom Florio, senior vice president and publishing director at Condé Nast, said moving on to job in entertainment world.

clock June 17, 2010Amy Wicks

Laura and Kate Mulleavy

Designer and Luxury

Rodarte Wins Cooper-Hewitt Award

Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy have locked up the 2010 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Fashion Design.

clock June 17, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


W Shakeups

At W, Karla Martinez will replace market director Treena Lombardo and well-respected accessories and jewelry director Brooke Magnaghi.

clock June 17, 2010Matthew Lynch


Google Launches Retail Search Product

Google Commerce Search is a cloud service with various customization tools for retailers.

clock June 17, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Ad visual for Lotus Shield


Avon to Unleash Premium Hair Care Items

Avon Products Inc. aims to grow its hair care business by great lengths with an emphasis on premium price products.

clock June 18, 2010Molly Prior

A Bare Escentuals Quickie Van


Bare Escentuals Vans Crossing U.S.

Bare Escentuals Quickie Vans across America to dole out samples and do “make-unders.”

clock June 18, 2010Molly Prior

Plantogen Items


Spa Lines Find a Home in Mass Market

More upscale spa companies are taking root at drugstore chains.

clock June 18, 2010Faye Brookman

Smell Bent fragrances


Smell Scent Perfumes: A Former Fashion Buyer’s Brainchild

Brent Leonesio turned recession lemons into fragrance juice.

clock June 18, 2010Rachel Brown

A look from Closed.

Designer and Luxury

At Pitti Uomo, Fashion Firms Make Bold Moves

Companies at the Pitti Uomo fair here, unveiling their spring men’s collections, were taking risks again.

clock June 18, 2010Emilie Marsh and Jean Scheidnes


Liz Claiborne Inks Canadian License

Trimera picks up brand north of the border.

clock June 18, 2010WWD Staff

A look from Jodi Arnold for The Limited


Retail Stocks Slip Thursday

Sector declines 1.3% as consumer prices dip, unemployment claims rise.

clock June 18, 2010Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson and Arnold J. Karr


Daily Stock Wrap: June 17, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock June 18, 2010WWD Staff

Kim Kardashian


Kim Kardashian, Leelee Sobieski Turn Out for FiFi Awards

The glamour wattage may have been dimmer than usual at last Thursday’s Fragrance Foundation FiFi Awards, but the feel-good vibe was as strong as ever.

clock June 18, 2010Julie Naughton and Matthew W. Evans

Makeup artist at work at Jesse’s Girl Booth.


At NACDS, Ethnic Beauty Steals the Spotlight

Ethnic hair care, the long-neglected stepchild in the fashion-driven hair care segment, appears to be making a comeback.

clock June 18, 2010Andrea Nagel and Faye Brookman

Marketing and Promotion

Industry Talks Social Media at Luxury Summit

The challenge of how to leverage the fast-evolving landscape of social media was the focus at the Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit.

clock June 18, 2010Marcy Medina and Rachel Brown

A Tommy Hilfiger handbag on the runway.


Hilfiger to End European Accessories License

Tommy Hilfiger Group will take the business in-house as of spring 2011.

clock June 18, 2010Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

CEW Admits Men… Kors Honored Again… All for Prada…

After 56 years as a female-dominated organization, the 3,800-member Cosmetic Executive Women has decided to admit men.

clock June 18, 2010WWD Staff

Jorge Posada with Ronny and Rich Wurtzburger


Honoring the Fathers

Honorees at the annual Father of the Year luncheon on Thursday ranged from Capt. Scott Smiley to New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada.

clock June 18, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

A shot by David Bailey.


Sotheby’s: All About Polaroids

Sotheby’s showcases Polaroid snapshots by David Bailey, Guy Bourdain, Robert Mapplethorpe.

clock June 18, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Prevage Eye Ultra Protection Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF 15


Prevage to Launch New Eye Duo

New Prevage eye serum and moisturizer rollout set for October.

clock June 18, 2010Julie Naughton

Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector


Clinique Adds Repairwear Laser Focus Products

Clinique’s newest skin care product combats wrinkles.

clock June 18, 2010Julie Naughton

Clarins Vital Light day cream and night cream

Marketing and Promotion

Clarins Vital Light Creams Target Women Over 50

Clarins’ new Vital Light antiage day and night creams are billed to protect and restore skin vitality for women over 50.

clock June 18, 2010Jennifer Weil and Pete Born


Memo Pad: Syndicate Merger… Gay Paris…

Public relations firm Syndicate has merged with social media agency WFG Media.

clock June 18, 2010WWD Staff

Color Cosmetics

Geerlings Takes New Post at Tom Ford Beauty

At Tom Ford Beauty, Caroline Geerlings assumes the role from Joe Spellman.

clock June 18, 2010Julie Naughton


Today's Must Read

Nick Kamen in Munich in 1987.


Industry Pays Tribute to Model Nick Kamen

clock 3hTianwei Zhang

Social Studies

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