Bangladesh Protests Over Factory Tragedy

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As the death toll mounted from the building collapse at Rana Plaza in Savar, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh, the outcry locally and around the world got louder on Thursday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Revlon Nail Art Expressionist


Refinancing Charges Hit Revlon

Hefty refinancing charges contributed to the company’s first quarter net loss, the New York-based cosmetics company said Thursday.

clock April 25, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

François-Henri Pinault

Designer and Luxury

Kering Feels Luxury’s Slowdown

The parent of Gucci and Bottega Veneta on Thursday reported sales in its luxury division climbed 4.5 percent in the three months ended March 31.

clock April 25, 2013Miles Socha

Inside E.l.f.'s Manhattan store.


E.l.f. Cosmetics Opens First Flagship in New York

A grand opening of the 1,200-square-foot space is planned for May 22.

clock April 25, 2013Faye Brookman

Fueguia items.


Fueguia 1833 in Expansion Mode

The body and home fragrance brand is setting sail this year in Europe and the U.S.

clock April 25, 2013Cynthia Martens

Products from the Hypnôse Show line.

Color Cosmetics

Alber Elbaz Gives Eye Makeup a Touch of Whimsy for Lancôme

The limited-edition Hypnôse Show line, which includes mascaras, eye palettes and false eyelashes, is due to hit counters worldwide on June 15.

clock April 26, 2013Jennifer Weil

Alexa Chung in Chanel.


Chanel Hosts Annual Tribeca Film Festival Arts Dinner

A strong showing of starlets and socials turned out for the yearly event.

clock April 25, 2013Matthew Lynch

Noir by Lacoste.


Lacoste to Launch Noir Men’s Fragrance

The scent, making its debut in May, is the fifth installment in the men’s line inspired by the sports brand’s iconic polo shirt.

clock April 25, 2013Jennifer Weil

The L’Air du Temps limited-edition bottle.


Olivia Putman Designs Limited Edition L’Air du Temps Bottle

For her part, Putman colored the doves on the stopper blue and gave the flacon’s ridges the same hue.

clock April 25, 2013Jennifer Weil

‪Deepha Mehta‬


Deepa Mehta Talks ‘Midnight’s Children’

The acclaimed director discusses her adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s famed novel.

clock April 25, 2013Constance Droganes

George Soros

Business Features

George Soros Buys Into J.C. Penney

Investor takes 7.9 percent stake in ailing retailer.

clock April 25, 2013Evan Clark

Mathilde Krim and Kenneth Cole


‘The Battle of amfAR’ Makes Tribeca Film Festival Debut

The film, released by HBO Documentary Films, will air on the cable network in December coinciding with World AIDS Day.

clock April 26, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Exterior of an Aeropostale store.


Christopher Finazzo Guilty on All 16 Counts

Jurors in the criminal trial reached a verdict after less than four-and-a-half hours of deliberation.

clock April 25, 2013Vicki M. Young

Monique Lhuillier Bridal Spring 2014

Fashion Features

Bridal Spring 2014 Trend: Shining Moment

Subtle silver embroideries add an extra dose of princess to spring’s wedding dresses.

clock April 26, 2013WWD Staff

A Bangladeshi volunteer carries an injured garment worker after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar.

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Building Disaster Death Toll, Outcry Rise

As the death toll mounted from the building collapse at Rana Plaza in Savar, the outcry locally and around the world got louder on Thursday.

clock April 25, 2013Arthur Friedman and Mayu Saini and Samantha Conti and Sharon Edelson

Two colors from the Azature Black Diamond Collection.

Color Cosmetics

Azature Pogosian Introduces Black Diamond Collection

The initial collection includes colors inspired by different types of diamonds, including black, red, pink, champagne, blue, green and canary.

clock April 26, 2013Molly Prior


Friends and Colleagues Toast Sue Mengers at Broadway Show’s After Party

The new one-woman play “I’ll Eat You Last” is a portrait of the late superagent, played by Bette Midler.

clock April 26, 2013Erik Maza

A look from Yohji Yamamoto.

Fashion Scoops

Berlin’s Gallery Weekend Kicks Off With Yohji Yamamoto Runway Show

Thirty-six outfits from current and past collections took to the runway, including iconic pieces spanning much of the designer’s career.

clock April 26, 2013Melissa Drier

Fashion Scoops

Mickey Drexler Makes the Rounds in London

At one point he was spotted chatting with his pal Sir Philip Green in the lobby of the Dorchester Hotel, while at another, he was at Claridge’s.

clock April 26, 2013Samantha Conti

Some of the bags up for auction at the 2013 Purses & Personalities lunch.

Fashion Scoops

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Hosts Purses & Personalities Lunch

The organization honored party photographer Patrick McMullan along with Betsy Pitts and Claudia Overstrom of the Eponymous handbag line.

clock April 26, 2013WWD Staff

Julie Taymor, Jane Rosenthal and Glenn Close.

Fashion Scoops

Tribeca Film Festival Gives Award in the Spirit of Nora Ephron

The $25,000 prize, which was funded by, went to Meera Menon, whose film “Farah Goes Bang” is a road trip comedy.

clock April 26, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Richie Notar Opens Harlow Restaurant in New York

Decades after the he learned the ropes as a Studio 54 busboy, the Nobu cofounder is still working the fashion crowd.

clock April 26, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


Today's Must Read

Talitha Getty by Jeanloup Sieff for Vogue Paris, February 1970.


Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

clock 6hJoelle Diderich

Social Studies