Gap Inc. Slashes Profit Outlook

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Gap Inc. is dreading the bite that lies ahead from higher costs. The apparel retail giant warned that its bottom line in the second half will be “heavily impacted” by rising product costs. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Kate Moss and Terry Richardson

Fashion Features

Mango’s 60th Anniversary Fashion Show in Paris

Dark screens rolled down for the screening of a short film, “The Great Escape,” featuring Terry Richardson and Kate Moss.

clock May 18, 2011WWD Staff


Full-Year Profits at Richemont Climb 79.8 Percent

Group plans to invest further in worldwide retail network.

clock May 19, 2011Samantha Conti


Hermès Angry Over Shareholders Group’s Voting Rights Request

Group is attempting to block family’s voting right at May 30 meeting.

clock May 19, 2011Miles Socha

Chloë Sevigny


Hugo Boss Draws the Crowd That Parties Together

The brand’s new Greene Street outpost was the first stop on many a New York partier’s Wednesday night.

clock May 19, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Gap’s Tokyo flagship.


Gap Inc. Slashes Profit Outlook

Retail giant warned Thursday that its bottom line in the second half will be “heavily impacted” by rising product costs.

clock May 19, 2011David Moin and Alexandra Steigrad

Jessica Chastain


Jessica Chastain’s Life Lessons

With two Cannes premieres to her name, the actress has been in high demand this week.

clock May 20, 2011Joelle Diderich


Narciso Rodriguez Renews With BPI

Designer and Beauté Prestige International, a unit of Shiseido, have extended their fragrance license for another 10 years.

clock May 20, 2011Jennifer Weil

Linda Wells, Deborah Roberts, Jane Hertzmark Hudis and Steven Teitelbaum, M.D.

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: The Notion of Beauty Reexamined

Linda Wells, editor in chief of Allure magazine, moderated a panel that discussed the evolution of what it means to be beautiful.

clock May 20, 2011Molly Prior


Sears, Bon-Ton Post First-Quarter Losses

Chains catering to lower-income consumers are struggling to gain traction as higher food and gas prices drain away dollars for discretionary purchases.

clock May 20, 2011Evan Clark

Tara Subkoff and Tom Hooper

Fashion Scoops

Tara Subkoff Is Going Gotham… Ted Danson Update… Judith Leiber’s Bag…

At Co-Op’s opening night party, Tara Subkoff let slip that she and Tom Hooper are apartment hunting in New York.

clock May 20, 2011WWD Staff

Ash’s first U.S. store, located in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood.


Ash Readies First U.S. Store

The 11-year-old Italian contemporary accessory brand’s New York flagship opens on Wednesday.

clock May 20, 2011Rachel Strugatz

François-Henri Pinault


PPR Focusing on Organic Growth

At annual meeting, François-Henri Pinault said he is confident the French retail-to-luxury group would continue to profit.

clock May 20, 2011Miles Socha

José Barra and Sonia Kashuk

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: José Barra Promises More Target Designer Tie-ups

Innovation is on the way for the retailer’s beauty department — including more exclusives.

clock May 20, 2011Faye Brookman

Judith Gross

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: Judith Gross Touts a Natural Course

The global marketing director for Naturals at International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. spoke about quality, sustainability and truthfulness.

clock May 20, 2011Belisa Silva

Annalise Quest

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: Harrods’ Annalise Quest on Building Brands

The general merchandise manager of beauty for Harrods has three major points of criteria before she takes any brand on.

clock May 20, 2011Julie Naughton

Alexander Bolen

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: Alexander Bolen Talks Oscar de la Renta Beauty Relaunch

Eighteen months ago the fashion house’s ceo did the unthinkable and brought the fragrance operation in-house.

clock May 20, 2011Andrea Nagel

Claudia Lucas

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: Claudia Lucas Spotlights Growth of QVC Beauty

Beauty sales have grown to account for about 15 percent of QVC’s overall sales.

clock May 20, 2011Julie Naughton

Jo Horgan

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: Aussie Beauty Retailing with Jo Horgan

Mecca Cosmetica founder charts the growth of her company, which now operates three formats.

clock May 20, 2011Faye Brookman

Darcy Miller Nussbaum, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff and Jessica Seinfeld


Memo Pad: UJA Honors Darcy Miller Nussbaum… Jumping On the Gaga Bandwagon…

The UJA-Federation of New York honored Omnimedia’s Darcy Miller Nussbaum and Jessica Seinfeld at its first Women of Influence luncheon.

clock May 20, 2011WWD Staff

Lynne Greene

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Forum: Tips From Lynne Greene on Updating a Classic

The global brand president of Clinique, Origins and Ojon at the Estée Lauder Cos. outlined her approach to modernizing a heritage brand.

clock May 20, 2011Jenny B. Fine

The box and bottle for Someday by Justin Beiber.


Justin Bieber to Launch Women’s Scent

First-year retail sales for Someday, the pop superstar’s first fragrance, could shoot well past $30 million.

clock May 20, 2011Pete Born

An ad for Animalier.

Color Cosmetics

Dolce & Gabbana: Animal Instincts

Label is launching a new runway-inspired makeup line called Animalier.

clock May 20, 2011Kerry Olsen

William L. McComb


William McComb Defends Liz Claiborne Progress

Despite criticism from some shareholders, ceo insists company is making progress.

clock May 20, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Vassiliki Petrou

Beauty Features

Vassiliki Petrou Looks to Future

The marketing director of trends & innovation for P&G’s Beauty and Grooming division outlined socio-cultural trends that could impact the beauty industry.

clock June 19, 2011Pete Born


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Emerald Fennell, Regina King, and Chloé Zhao


Get to Know the Female Directors Making History at the Golden Globes

clock 6hKristen Tauer

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