Caution Reigns as Holiday Looms

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Retailers are treading softly into the holiday season. Third-quarter results on Thursday showed chains that gained ground over the last few months, but are forced to feel their way forward. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Hermès RTW Spring 2013

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Gallops Ahead in Third Quarter

After reporting a 24.2 percent spike in sales, the French luxury firm revised its forecast for the year.

clock November 8, 2012Joelle Diderich

Adidas merchandise on display at Westfield Stratford.

Business Features

Adidas Net Rises 13.5% in Q3

Sporting goods giant dials down forecast due to weakness at Reebok and Rockport.

clock November 8, 2012Miles Socha

Vionnet RTW Spring 2013

Designer and Luxury

Goga Ashkenazi on Vionnet’s Future

The Luxembourg-based GoTo Enterprises Sarl has taken full control of the fashion firm.

clock November 8, 2012Luisa Zargani

Geri Halliwell and Prabal Gurung


Elizabeth Saltzman Hosts Dinner for Prabal Gurung in London

The designer’s visit drew an A-list crowd in London on Wednesday.

clock November 8, 2012Samantha Conti

Products from Coach's Legacy collection.


Coach Launches Chinese E-commerce

The American accessories company has added an online store to its existing Chinese Web site.

clock November 8, 2012Lara Farrar

Diane von Furstenberg


Phoenix House Fashion Awards Honor Andrew Rosen and DVF

The substance abuse charity held its annual dinner amid New York’s snowy conditions.

clock November 8, 2012Taylor Harris

Guess Girl advertisement


Guess Launching Guess Girl Fragrance

The scent’s age target, early-20s women, is a departure from the brand’s most recent scent, Seductive, which was intended for women in their late 20s.

clock November 8, 2012Julie Naughton

Shades of Nuance Salma Hayek Nail Lacquer.

Color Cosmetics

Salma Hayek Extends Nuance Line Into Nails

It was her five-year-old daughter Valentina who inspired the Mexican-American beauty to expand into the category.

clock November 8, 2012Belisa Silva

Victoria's Secret 2012

Fashion Features

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2012

Rihanna wooed, Justin Bieber wowed and Bruno Mars turned the Victoria’s Secret fashion extravaganza into a big party.

clock November 8, 2012Karyn Monget

V05's Salon Series products.


Alberto V05 to Offer Salon-Inspired Line

In February the brand will introduce Salon Series, its first play in the “value-plus” segment.

clock November 8, 2012Belisa Silva

Phil Winser and Dree Hemingway


Dree Hemingway’s ‘Starlet’ Premieres

The model and aspiring actress has carved out a role of her own as the sunniest Hemingway.

clock November 8, 2012Erik Maza

Olay Total Effects CC Tone Correcting UV Moisturizer

Marketing and Promotion

CC Creams Gain Foothold in Beauty Market

Not long after making its mark on the U.S. market, BB cream is already on the verge of being usurped by a new all-in-one beauty product.

clock November 8, 2012Casey Hall

The Duchess of Cambridge in Temperley London at the University of St Andrews 600th Anniversary Appeal event.

Fashion Scoops

Royals Attend St. Andrews Benefit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception and dinner in aid of the University of St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Appeal.

clock November 9, 2012Julia Neel

Kourtney and Kim Kardashian

Fashion Scoops

Kardashians Fete London Launch

It was a Kardashian craze at Aqua on London’s Argyll Street Thursday night as Kim and Kourtney celebrated the launch of their Kardashian Kollection.

clock November 9, 2012Julia Neel


Lynn Tesoro Files Suit After Slap Incident

The slap heard ’round New York Fashion Week has officially materialized into a legal smackdown.

clock November 9, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

The Salvatore Ferragamo page.


EBay Makes a Return to China

Shenzhen-based will host eBay’s platform serving the Chinese consumer.

clock November 9, 2012Vicki M. Young


Joanna Coles Hires New Creative Director at Cosmo

In January, Paul Solomons will join the title from British GQ.

clock November 9, 2012Erik Maza

A still from the ad movie by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.


Arizona Muse Stars in New Louis Vuitton Commercial

The fashion house set the production in the Cour Carré of the Louvre, the site of its big-budget fashion shows for the past few seasons.

clock November 9, 2012Miles Socha


Retailers See Solid Numbers but Stay Cautious for Holiday

Third-quarter results from Nordstrom Inc., Dillard’s Inc. and Kohl’s Corp. showed chains that gained ground over the last few months.

clock November 9, 2012Evan Clark


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