LVMH, PPR Buck Weak Economies

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Defying gloomy economic prognostications, France’s high-flying luxury conglomerates LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and PPR reported strong first-half results.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Vince Camuto men’s scent.


Vince Camuto Debuting Men’s Scent

Produced by licensee Parlux Fragrances, the new scent is due to land on counter about Aug. 15.

clock July 27, 2012Pete Born

Via Spiga's shoebox, designed by graffiti artist Carlos Mare139 Rodriguez.


Via Spiga Revamps

The multifaceted approach will also include the opening of a new store on the Upper East Side next year.

clock July 25, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Romeo Gigli

Designer and Luxury

Romeo Gigli Launches Comeback Collection in China

The designer is making stops in Hong Kong and Beijing to debut his new line for Joyce.

clock July 26, 2012Joyce Man

Business Features

Puma Looks Ahead as Net Slides

German activewear giant is focused on getting back to peak form following a sluggish start to the year.

clock July 26, 2012Katya Foreman


Fifth & Pacific Trims Q2 Loss

Group cuts losses, sales fall 6.5 percent.

clock July 26, 2012Evan Clark

The Duchess of Cambridge at the Coach Core program at Baron's College in London.

Fashion Scoops

William, Kate and Harry Kick Off Coach Care

The program aims to train coaches to mentor young people in dance, drama and sports.

clock July 26, 2012Nina Jones

The exterior of the Gucci store in London.


LVMH, PPR Roar Ahead in Q2

French luxury groups post double-digit gains in revenues, express confidence.

clock July 26, 2012Samantha Conti and Miles Socha

Kiehl's Vital Sun Protection


L’Oréal Sees Strong 2012

The company reiterated its intent to outperform the cosmetics market in 2012.

clock July 26, 2012Jennifer Weil

Lindsey Wixson


‘The Campaign’ Premieres in New York

Movie premiered at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on Wednesday night with costars Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis.

clock July 26, 2012Alessandra Codinha

A visual for Mademoiselle Ricci.


Nina Ricci to Launch New Scent

Mademoiselle Ricci is a women’s fragrance meant to embody the label’s romantic side.

clock July 26, 2012Jennifer Weil

The ad for Pleats Please by Issey Miyake.


Issey Miyake Launching Pleats Please Fragrance

Twenty years after launching the iconic L’Eau d’Issey women’s scent, the brand introduces a new fragrance completely inspired by fashion.

clock July 26, 2012Jennifer Weil

James Bond 007


James Bond 007: The Scent of Masculinity

Eon Productions, which produces the James Bond films, and Procter & Gamble Co. have joined on the scent, which coincides with the franchise’s 50th anniversary.

clock July 26, 2012Samantha Conti

Nadia Comaneci


Former Gymnast Nadia Comaneci Carries On

The Romanian-born former gymnastics wunderkind is promoting the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

clock July 26, 2012Lorelei Marfil

Marc Rey

Human Resources

Marc Rey Leaves Post at L’Oréal Luxe USA

He will be replaced by Alexandre Choueiri.

clock July 26, 2012Molly Prior

Sales proceeds from Aurisse will benefit Science for Peace.


Capturing Peace in a Liquid

Scents’ proceeds will benefit Science for Peace, created in 2008 to promote investments in community health.

clock July 26, 2012Cynthia Martens

A campaign image for Bed Head, starring Nastia Liukin.

Human Resources

Nastia Liukin Named Tigi’s Newest Spokesperson

As Olympic fever sweeps the world, company names the 22-year-old gymnastic medalist as its newest face.

clock July 26, 2012Belisa Silva

The Juicy Couture London store.


Juicy Couture’s New London Look

The brand is looking at Regent Street in a new light — a pink one — as it opens the bronze doors of its new unit near Oxford Circus.

clock July 26, 2012Samantha Conti

Julia Roberts fronts La vie est belle.


Lancôme to Add New Scent to Portfolio

Brand will launch La vie est belle starting in mid-August.

clock July 26, 2012Jennifer Weil

Jessica Alba in Narciso Rodriguez with the designer.


Jessica Alba Fetes Narciso Rodriguez

The actress co-hosted a luncheon for the designer at Barneys on Thursday to celebrate his new accessories collection.

clock July 26, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Government and Trade

Burlington Coat Factory Fined $1.5 Million by CPSC

Fine involves illegal sale of children’s outerwear with drawstrings.

clock July 26, 2012Arthur Friedman

Chris Benz


EBay Unveils Designer Collaborations

The collection of men’s and women’s apparel, jewelry, travel and electronics accessories and home decor goes online Nov. 12.

clock July 26, 2012David Moin


Moody’s Sees Upside for Back-to-School

U.S.-based apparel marketers are likely to have an easier time generating strong profit increases during the back-to-school season.

clock July 27, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Kate Spade Resort 2013


Kate Spade Set for Madison Ave.

The brand will open a flagship in a prime block of the shopping thoroughfare between 66th and 67th Streets.

clock July 27, 2012Sharon Edelson

Oscar de la Renta is using two models for his fall campaign.


Candice Swanepoel, Katryn Kruger Featured in Oscar de la Renta Campaign

To maximize the combo, one ad features two different shots of the models arm-in-arm for a total of four different dresses.

clock July 27, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

An image from the Marc New York fall campaign.


Marc New York to Debut First Ads for Fall

The campaign was inspired by the book “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

clock July 27, 2012Lisa Lockwood


Amber Valletta Headlines Emilio Pucci’s First Campaign

Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott captured Valletta posing against a lavish and elaborately decorated background of marble columns and gilded sofas.

clock July 27, 2012Luisa Zargani


Calvin Klein Inc. Promotes Michael DeLellis

He will serve as senior vice president, global advertising, CKI & corporate media.

clock July 27, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Gucci to Kick Off Milan Fashion Week

Giorgio Armani’s two shows moved from their traditional Monday morning slot, which basically wrapped up the week, to 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23.

clock July 27, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Unveils Award for Women in Cinema Nominees

This year’s nominees are Colleen Atwood, Nadine Labaki, Brit Marling, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Thelma Schoonmaker.

clock July 27, 2012Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Diego Della Valle to Begin Colosseum Restoration

Eighteen months after first getting the green light to restore the monument, it looks like the Tod’s ceo will finally be able to see work begin.

clock July 27, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Feed Projects Launches DKNY Collection at Harrods

Lauren Bush Lauren turned up at Harrods in London to launch the new collection that her organization Feed Projects has created with DKNY.

clock July 27, 2012Nina Jones


Lucky Brand in Deal With Parigi Group for Lucky Kid

Licensee will manufacture and market the denim label's children's wear line to department and specialty stores, beginning in January.

clock July 24, 2012Lisa Lockwood


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