At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.
Rihanna's second collection for Puma merged the worlds of 18th-century French fashion and current gender-fluid street style.
Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.
In the spirit of Sephora, which has helped launch many hot new brands, the retailer is becoming an incubator for independents.
Beauty Architects is launching a line of single-use paper masks, popular in Asia but uncommon in the U.S., at Sephora.
Separately in Sears news, Fitch Ratings on Thursday downgraded Sears to “CCC” from “B.”