P&G Beauty Sales Decline 7 Percent

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Madewell RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

Madewell Spring 2013

The collection radiated a cheerful upbeat attitude that felt more modern than Madewell’s standard vintage vibe.

clock October 23, 2012WWD Staff

Banana Republic RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

Banana Republic Spring 2013

The collection was broken up into four groups: Cabana Prints, Vivid Brights, White on White and “Mad Men.”

clock October 24, 2012WWD Staff

A view of The Coveteur's Web site.


Style Web Site The Coveteur Gets an Update

The facelift unveiled on Thursday aims at increasing visitor engagement with more and larger images.

clock October 25, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Natalie Ratabesi

Designer and Luxury

Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Names Creative Director

Alberta Ferretti hired British designer Natalie Ratabesi to boost her younger line.

clock October 25, 2012Luisa Zargani

Bob McDonald


P&G Beauty Sales Fall; More Innovation on Deck

Personal care giant reported on Thursday that the segment’s net sales declined 7 percent in the first quarter.

clock October 25, 2012Molly Prior

A look from Kate Spade Saturday.


Kate Spade Bright Spot for Fifth & Pacific

Juicy Couture struggles with flat third-quarter comps, lower gross margins.

clock October 25, 2012Evan Clark

Alan Ennis


Charges Hit Revlon Earnings

Sales rise 2.9 percent, but restructuring prompts third-quarter loss for cosmetics maker.

clock October 25, 2012Molly Prior


Kenzo, Kitsuné to Be Pitti Guest Designers

Pitti Uomo and Pitti W, the men’s and women’s trade shows, will be held in Florence Jan. 8 to 11.

clock October 25, 2012Alessandra Turra

Gucci RTW Spring 2013

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Brands Propel PPR Sales

The French group reported that revenues rose 16.3 percent in the third quarter.

clock October 25, 2012Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha

The Dennis Basso fragrance.


Dennis Basso to Launch Fragrance for QVC

The designer’s first scent — which bears his name — is an exclusive of the TV retailer in the U.S.

clock October 25, 2012Julie Naughton

Loft RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

Loft Spring 2013

Austyn Zung, creative director of design, zeroed in on specific silhouettes like A-line dresses, bateau-neck tops and ankle-length pants.

clock October 25, 2012WWD Staff

Melissa George


Donatella Versace Celebrates Vibe Opening

Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Princess Charlene all turned out in New York on Wednesday.

clock October 25, 2012Matthew Lynch

FROM LEFT: Thomas Saujet, Emmanuel Saujet and Olivier Creed.

Human Resources

Olivier Creed Talks Family, Fragrance and Future

It was the master perfumer’s first visit to New York in nearly a decade.

clock October 25, 2012Belisa Silva

Hillary and Bill Clinton helped to dedicate the opening of the Caracol Industrial Park.

Government and Trade

Hope for Haiti: Caracol Industrial Park Opens

Apparel manufacturer Sae-A is the anchor tenant.

clock October 25, 2012Arthur Friedman

Clarins Double Serum

Skin Care

Clarins Launches Double Serum Antiaging Product

The new product is being heralded as the needed shot of vitality to cure the brand’s anemic standing in the American facial skin-care market.

clock October 25, 2012Pete Born

Louis Vuitton's store at the Cidade Jardim mall in Brazil.

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Expands With São Paulo Boutique

The brand’s first global store in Latin America is located in the Cidade Jardim mall.

clock October 25, 2012WWD Staff

Business Features

Coalition of CEOs Seeking Reduction of Federal Debt

Macy’s Terry J. Lundgren is among the 80 executives proposing a combination of tax increases and spending cuts.

clock October 25, 2012Kristi Ellis

Bottega Veneta's future home on Melrose Place.

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta Headed for Melrose Place

The luxury brand’s new West Hollywood location will be home-focused, but not furniture-only.

clock October 26, 2012Marcy Medina

Upcoming products from E.L.F.


Mass Retailers Planning Early Prep for Holiday

Retail strategy includes early Christmas displays, exclusive merchandise, lowered prices and a spotlight on the convenience of one-stop shopping.

clock October 26, 2012Faye Brookman

Lord & Taylor


Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave. Flagship to Open on Thanksgiving

All of Manhattan’s other main flagships — Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s — will stay closed for the holiday.

clock October 26, 2012David Moin


Charles Townsend Offers Outlook for Condé Nast

The Condé ceo sat for an interview with Cindi Leive at the Paley Center for Media in New York City on Thursday.

clock October 26, 2012Erik Maza

Marion Cotillard in an ad for Lady Dior


Dior Taps Marion Cotillard for Lady Dior Campaign

Lensed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino on the sunny, expansive beaches of the Hamptons, the spot breaks in December issues.

clock October 26, 2012Miles Socha

The new issue of VMan.


VMan Names Male Model Search Winner

This year’s winner is Joseph Dolce, a 22-year-old boxer from Oceanside, N.Y., who had never set foot in a photo studio before landing the prize.

clock October 26, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Forever 21 in Labor Department’s Sights

The Wage and Hour Division is seeking documents concerning the labor practices of the retailer’s apparel contractors and manufacturers.

clock October 26, 2012Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Diesel Black Gold Taps Andreas Melbostad

The Norwegian designer’s debut efforts as creative director will be on display when the company unveils its pre-fall collection in December.

clock October 26, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Reed and Delphine Krakoff

Fashion Scoops

Reed Krakoff Shopping Event Raises Funds for Women in Need

Gina Sanders, ceo of Fairchild Fashion Media, and Karen Harvey co-hosted the event at the designer’s Madison Avenue flagship.

clock October 26, 2012Taylor Harris


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