Intel Enters Race for Wearable Tech

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The tech firm on Thursday evening launched the first product from its New Devices Group — Biosport, which are earbuds that monitor the wearer’s heart rate. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Stephanie Gilmore


‘Stephanie in the Water’ Holds New York Premiere

The abundance of surfers and bronzed Aussie ex-pats in attendance made for a more casual vibe than the typical movie premiere.

clock August 13, 2014Todd Plummer

Malone Souliers


Bergdorf Goodman Toasts Malone Souliers in New York

The uptown doyennes of Manhattan turned out for the London-based footwear brand’s Stateside debut on Wednesday afternoon.

clock August 14, 2014Kristen Tauer

Fashion Scoops

Peter Nygard Faces Legal Claim From Louis Bacon, Environmental Group

Controversy centers on Nygard’s Lyford Cay property in the Bahamas.

clock August 14, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Items from the Le Gemme collection.


Bulgari Launches Fragrant Jewelry, Le Gemme

The collection features six high-end eaux de parfum, presented in dark flacons representing different semiprecious stones.

clock August 15, 2014Cynthia Martens

Bond No. 9 Queens


Bond No. 9 Takes on Queens

Inspired by the largest borough of New York City — as well as Queen Catherine of Braganza, for whom the borough was named — the scent is a unisex tuberose.

clock August 15, 2014Jayme Cyk

Dsquared2 Wild

Designer and Luxury

Dsquared2 Launches New Men’s Scent

Dubbed Wild, the brand’s new men’s fragrance is all about muscular masculinity.

clock August 15, 2014Cynthia Martens

Rogue Man by Rihanna ad campaign


Rihanna Tackles Men’s Fragrances

In September, the singer’s licensee, Parlux Fragrances Inc., will launch Rogue Man by Rihanna.

clock August 14, 2014Jayme Cyk

Government and Trade

VF Corp. Ups Bangladesh Funding to $17M

The company said it is increasing its own funding to help improve working conditions in the country’s garment industry.

clock August 14, 2014Kristi Ellis

Kevi Sanders, Patricia Clarkson and Jacqueline Clarkson.


Patricia Clarkson Leads ‘Last Weekend’ Screening in New York

The Cinema Society hosted a screening of the movie at the Tribeca Grand on Wednesday night.

clock August 14, 2014Kristen Tauer

Chrissy Teigen's Guest Editor pick: Current/Elliott prospect biker jacket.


Piperlime to Revamp Web Site

The retailer has overhauled its site by re-engineering the merchandise mix, integrating social media into shopping and updating its marketing.

clock August 14, 2014David Moin

Biosport earbuds.

Hats, Gloves and More

Intel Enters Wearable Tech With Biosport

The earbuds, a collaboration with 50 Cent and Carmelo Anthony’s firm, SMS Audio, monitor the wearer’s heart rate.

clock August 14, 2014Sharon Edelson

Part of the Audacious Lipstick lineup.

Color Cosmetics

Nars Celebrates 20 Years

To mark the milestone, François Nars is poised for the biggest launch in his company’s history.

clock August 15, 2014Julie Naughton

A look from 'The Wildfox Dreamhouse,' Wildfox for Barbie Eighties-Inspired Collection.


Barbie-Inspired Line to Launch This Fall

Mattel Inc. is collaborating with Lord & Taylor, Forever 21 and Los Angeles-based contemporary label Wildfox on the collections.

clock August 15, 2014Rebecca Dancer

J. Crew's new perfumes.


J. Crew Enters Beauty With Two Scents

In developing its first niche fragrances, No. 31 and No. 57, the retailer collaborated with perfumer Arquiste.

clock August 15, 2014Crystal Martin

Guess Dare


Guess Dare Fragrance Targets Millennials

Aimed at women 18 to 30 years of age, the fragrance will be launched in September in 23,000 department and specialty stores worldwide.

clock August 15, 2014Julie Naughton


Dynamics of Beauty M&A Market in Flux

The supply and demand imbalance on the beauty mergers and acquisitions front is changing the dynamics between buyer and seller.

clock August 15, 2014Vicki M. Young

Roy Greenslade


Media People: Critic Roy Greenslade

One of the U.K.’s foremost media commentators sits for a wide-ranging interview with WWD.

clock August 15, 2014Nina Jones

Citizen's limited edition Ecosphere.

Fashion Scoops

Citizen Unveils Limited-Edition Ecosphere Watch

The timepiece marks Victoria Azarenka’s return to the U.S. Open, which is set to start in Flushing, N.Y., on Aug. 25.

clock August 15, 2014Jean E. Palmieri



Retailers Struggle With Consumer Caution

A quartet of retailers reported second-quarter results on Thursday, providing more evidence that shoppers are still cautious about their spending.

clock August 15, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart Updates Made in USA Progress

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s second U.S. manufacturing summit in Denver was filled with speeches from top company executives.

clock August 15, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Retail Thief Sought by Police in New York

Police are looking for a male suspect who shoplifted clothing at Barneys New York before continuing their spree at the Midtown Apple store.

clock August 15, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Ernie Schimel

Fashion Scoops

Century 21 Senior Buyer Ernie Schimel Retires

The 88-year-old Schimel is retiring today after 52 years at the company.

clock August 15, 2014David Moin

The Dolce Vita line for Steve Madden.


Steve Madden Acquires Dolce Vita for $60.3M

The company remains on the prowl for more deals, according to Edward Rosenfeld, chairman and chief executive officer.

clock August 15, 2014Vicki M. Young


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Diptyque's pop up exhibition in Shanghai, China.


Diptyque Smells Opportunity in China and U.S.

clock 12hTiffany Ap

Social Studies