Despite 3rd-Quarter Miss, L’Oréal Remains Upbeat

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Overview

L’Oréal is feeling the pain of the weakening global economy — although chairman and chief executive officer Jean-Paul Agon believes things are picking up.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Joyce DiDonato in the title role of Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, 2013.

People

Joyce DiDonato: A Diva Unplugged

One of the top singers of bel canto, DiDonato is known for her compelling swagger in opera’s trouser roles.

clock November 4, 2014Lorna Koski

Legal

LVMH Specifies Hermès Settlement Terms

A resolution will be submitted to LVMH shareholders on Nov. 25, and distributions are to be paid on Dec. 17.

clock November 3, 2014Jennifer Weil

Ciara and Roberto Cavalli

Parties

Celebrating The Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience

A gala was held on Friday night as part of the three-day event.

clock November 3, 2014Ritu Upadhyay

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating the first year of his CR7 Underwear label

Fashion Scoops

Cristiano Ronaldo to Expand CR7 Range

The soccer player is set to debut men’s shirts with Richard Chai.

clock November 3, 2014Laure Guilbault

Financial

L’Oréal’s Agon Upbeat Despite Sales Slowdown

The world’s largest beauty company on Monday reported a 2.3 percent increase in like-for-like sales for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

clock November 3, 2014Jennifer Weil

Media

Moncler to Take Legal Action Against TV Show

In addition to impacting the company’s shares, the segment about the brand on Italian TV show “Report” spurred a social media outcry against the brand.

clock November 3, 2014Luisa Zargani

Hillary Clinton

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta’s Stately Send-off

Friends and family of the designer attended a private funeral in Manhattan on Monday morning.

clock November 3, 2014Taylor Harris and Lauren McCarthy

Checking out the fabrics at Intertextile.

Retail

Denim, Eco Fabrics Highlight Intertextile Fair

The 20th anniversary edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics featured a major focus on sustainability and innovation.

clock November 3, 2014Casey Hall

Jiang Hui shakes hands with Rick Helfenbein on the signing of the memorandum of understanding.

Government and Trade

China’s Changing Production Picture

Brands making apparel in China are positioning themselves to take advantage of the country’s growing consumer market.

clock November 3, 2014Kristi Ellis

Sidney Toledano

Designer and Luxury

Comité Colbert Fetes 60th Anniversary

Representatives of the French luxury industry gathered at the Château de Versailles on Monday to mark the milestone.

clock November 3, 2014Joelle Diderich

Romeo Beckham in Burberry's holiday campaign.

Media

Beckham Family Attends Burberry Festive Campaign Launch

The luxury brand has unveiled its holiday campaign, which includes a four-minute film starring Romeo Beckham.

clock November 3, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Recipes on The New Potato.

People

Food Site ‘The New Potato’ Gets a New Look

In a year and a half, the site created by sisters Laura and Danielle Kosann has become fashion’s go-to “non-fashion” destination online.

clock November 4, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Nixie, a camera you wear on your wrist, won the top prize.

Fashion Features

Intel Chooses Wearable Technology Winners

The Make It Wearable challenge is a global initiative to inspire ideas, fuel innovation and identify groundbreaking new wearable technology.

clock November 3, 2014Sharon Edelson

Duchess of Cambridge in Issa.

Fashion Features

Dare to Compare: Michelle Obama vs. The Duchess of Cambridge

A new study suggests fashion might be wrong on Kate Middleton — and underestimating Michelle Obama.

clock November 4, 2014Evan Clark

The December cover of British Vogue with Kate Moss shot by Mario Testino

Media

Kate Moss’ Latest Turn at British Vogue

The model appears on the cover of December’s edition, and also had a hand in several editorials in the magazine.

clock November 4, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Valentino to Host Fall Couture Show in Rome

The house will hold its next couture show in the Italian capital on July 10 to celebrate the opening of its new flagship in the city’s Piazza Mignanelli.

clock November 4, 2014Luisa Zargani

The new Karl Lagerfeld shop-in-shop at Illum

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Sets Up Shop in Copenhagen’s Illum Department Store

The location carries accessories and limited-edition dolls and books published by the designer. There is no ready-to-wear.

clock November 4, 2014Laure Guilbault

A video installation by Yoram that features a changing feast of flowers inspired by Raf Simons’ first Dior couture collection.

Designer and Luxury

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Dior Goes Greene

One exercise in the dichotomy of DNA is being played anew this week, with the opening of the Dior store on Greene Street in SoHo.

clock November 4, 2014Bridget Foley and Kristi Garced

Fashion Features

Paul Andrew Wins CFDA/Vogue Prize

Ryan Roche and Eva Zuckerman of Eva Fehren were each named runners-up.

clock November 3, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

A look from StyleSaint.

Retail

StyleSaint Sets Goal to Make Eco-Impact

StyleSaint, which launched its first apparel collection a year ago, is raising its voice — and its profile — in a crowded marketplace.

clock November 4, 2014Marcy Medina

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Business

Can a PC Laptop Be Fashionable?

clock 15hAdriana Lee

Social Studies