Arnault Vows to Keep LVMH’s Upmarket Drive

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Speaking at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s annual general meeting here Thursday, the luxury titan said the group remains committed to its strategy to move upmarket. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Looks on display at the Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk exhibition at London's Barbican Gallery.

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibition Lands in London

At the launch Tuesday, the designer discussed the influence of the city on his work.

clock April 9, 2014Nina Jones

Amar'e and Alexis Stoudemire in Bibhu Mohapatra.


Henry Street Settlement Gala Takes The Plaza

Amar’e and Alexis Stoudemire, Zani Gugelmann, Nicole Hanley Mellon and Fe Fendi turned out for the event on Tuesday night.

clock April 9, 2014Kristi Garced

Zadie Smith


Feting The Paris Review

Known as a who’s who of literati, this year’s annual gala was no exception with The Old Guard wining and dining with noticeably younger scribes.

clock April 9, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg


Fast Retailing Cuts FY Profit Forecast

Net profit for the first half fell 1.4 percent and the company warned it will face tougher conditions in the second part of the year.

clock April 10, 2014Kelly Wetherille

Human Resources

Trinity Taps Richard Cohen as CEO

The former Ermenegildo Zegna executive will lead the Hong Kong-based men’s wear group.

clock April 10, 2014Amanda Kaiser

Color Cosmetics

Shiseido Forms Joint Venture in Indonesia

Shiseido owns a 65% stake in the venture, which will be headquartered in Jakarta.

clock April 10, 2014Vicki M. Young

Part of Nars' Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow range.

Color Cosmetics

Nars Launching Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow

Industry sources estimated that the line could do $19 million at retail in its first year on counter globally.

clock April 10, 2014Julie Naughton

A look inside Paul Smith's Shanghai flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Feting Paul Smith in Shanghai

In China’s biggest city for the opening of a new flagship, Sir Paul Smith was upbeat about the prospects for his brand here.

clock April 10, 2014Casey Hall

Glossybox's collaboration with Bergdorf Goodman.

Marketing and Promotion

Glossybox Plots U.S. Growth

The Berlin-based beauty subscription service is looking to set itself apart from other targeted sampling initiatives.

clock April 10, 2014Jayme Cyk

Baxter of California Ash Candle Series

Beauty Features

Baxter of California Gives L’Oréal Foothold in Men’s

The brand is helping the beauty powerhouse understand the male point of view.

clock April 10, 2014Rachel Brown

A rendering of the Sisley boutique for The Shops at Crystals, in Las Vegas.


Sisley to Open First U.S. Store

In addition to the location at The Shops at Crystals in Las Vegas, the brand is searching for space in Manhattan for a New York City flagship.

clock April 10, 2014Julie Naughton

Mary Katrantzou


Making Merry for Mary Katrantzou

Anya Ziourova, Hannah Bronfman, Arden Wohl, Leandra Medine, Gretchen Mol and Michelle Harper packed into Indochine to toast the designer.

clock April 10, 2014Taylor Harris

Cheap Monday flagship Paris 2014 WWD


Cheap Monday Opens Paris Flagship

The 2,150-square-foot store is the Hennes & Mauritz AB-owned denim label’s first freestanding unit in France.

clock April 10, 2014Laure Guilbault

The Uniqlo store in Berlin.


Uniqlo Bows in Berlin

With its first door in Germany and the largest European store to date, the company is playing it big in Berlin.

clock April 10, 2014Melissa Drier

John Barrett


John Barrett to Open Salons

Slated to open in October, the new location on Bond Street was completed in partnership with Jim Hedges.

clock April 10, 2014Belisa Silva

Products from the Radical Skincare line.


Radical Skincare Expanding Line

The company is launching three new products and welcoming new high-profile investors.

clock April 10, 2014Julie Naughton

Nest Fragrances


Nest Builds Fragrance Business

Laura Slatkin told WWD she is looking to open a stand-alone New York City flagship and will launch a “completely new” beauty category in September 2015.

clock April 11, 2014Belisa Silva


Designer and Luxury

Color, Texture Reign at Salone del Mobile

Designers turned to the earth, fire and sky for inspiration for home and furniture collections.

clock April 11, 2014WWD Staff

Inside e.l.f.’s Fulton Street store.

Color Cosmetics

Critical Mass: E.l.f. Cosmetics Opens Second Unit

The company is aiming to open as many as five brick-and-mortar stores by the end of this year.

clock April 11, 2014Faye Brookman


Coop & Spree Opening in NoLIta

The new retail concept will be focused on contemporary women’s apparel and accessories with special services and lots of digital bells and whistles.

clock April 11, 2014Sharon Edelson


Joe Zee Said Heading to Yahoo

Multiple sources told WWD that Elle’s creative director has accepted an offer from the Web giant.

clock April 11, 2014Alexandra Steigrad


Time Inc. to Kick Off Road Show in May

The publishing company’s ceo Joe Ripp, cfo Jeff Bairstow and coo Norman Pearlstine are likely to be involved.

clock April 11, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

A Gap store in New York City

Business Features

Retail Stocks Slip Along With March Sales

Retail sales last month fared worse than the shift in the timing of Easter could explain, touching off concerns about first-quarter inventories and margins.

clock April 11, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Louis Vuitton helped the group’s fashion and leather goods division climb 11 percent in the quarter.

Business Features

Bernard Arnault Vows to Keep LVMH’s Upmarket Drive

As if the world didn’t already know it, Bernard Arnault is all about luxury — and he’s sticking to it.

clock April 11, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Tommy Hilfiger and Zooey Deschanel

Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger, Zooey Deschanel and Friends Fete Capsule Launch

To Tommy, From Zooey, a 16-piece dress and accessory range, goes on sale today at, and in select stores next week.

clock April 11, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Auction Date Set for Ashley Stewart Assets

A bankruptcy court in Newark has approved the $18 million offer by Clearlake Capital Group as the stalking horse bidder.

clock April 11, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Teams Up With Porsche Design

The collaborative six-piece men’s wear capsule collection will have a “rock attitude.”

clock April 11, 2014David Yi

A still from the film “Today, Tonight.”

Fashion Scoops

The Kooples Launches Creative Division

Called TK Foundry, the new division aims to foster creative collaborations with the worlds of film, music, technology and art.

clock April 11, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Rucci Links With Youth America Grand Prix

The designer whipped up the costumes for the YAGP alum including Isabella Boylston, Skylar Brandt, Sarah Lane, Lauren Post and Katherine William, among others.

clock April 11, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg


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