Holiday Blues Already? Stores’ Worries Grow

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Overview

U.S. retailers fought a pitched battle for sales and traffic in the third quarter, and the fight for the consumer's dollar is only getting more heated.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Cao Fei's dress for Chloé

Designer and Luxury

Chloé Opens Temporary London Shop

Dubbed the House of Voltaire, the pop-up carries limited-edition designs that the house has created with three female artists.

clock November 12, 2014Nina Jones

The Moschino Toy perfume bottle.

Fragrance

Jeremy Scott’s Teddy of a Fragrance for Moschino

For his first Moschino fragrance, Scott fashioned a teddy bear as the bottle for the eau de toilette — called Toy.

clock November 13, 2014Nina Jones and Cynthia Martens

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Positive Sets Collaborations

The new initiative from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has lined up several collaborators for its launch.

clock November 13, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Bettina wearing Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, Paris Match, 1952

Fashion Scoops

Azzedine Alaïa Unveils ‘Bettina’ Showcase

Photo exhibition features works by Irving Penn, Henry Clarke, Gordon Parks, Willy Rizzo and others.

clock November 13, 2014Miles Socha

Diego Della Valle

Business Features

Diego Della Valle on Italy, Luxury and More

The Tod’s executive held court at the annual Pambianco conference in Milan on Thursday.

clock November 13, 2014Luisa Zargani

Business Features

Salvatore Ferragamo Posts $154M Nine-Month Profit

The label reported solid growth, although its bottom line was dented by a capital gain last year.

clock November 13, 2014Luisa Zargani

Tomas Maier and François-Henri Pinault

Parties

Tomas Maier Celebrates New Store

The designer toasted his Madison Avenue store at the Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle.

clock November 13, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Human Resources

Aerin LLC Names Alessandro Fabrini CEO

Fabrini, who was previously senior vice president of beauty, watches and eyewear at Burberry, joins Aerin at a time of continued growth.

clock November 13, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Rooney Mara in Givenchy.

Parties

Cartier Fetes 100 Years of La Panthère de Cartier

For the anniversary bash, Cartier transformed Skylight Clarkson SQ, a relatively raw space, into a one-night-only museum dedicated to the brand.

clock November 13, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Roberto Cavalli Paradiso

Fragrance

Roberto Cavalli to Launch New Fragrance Pillar

The potential sale of Cavalli’s fashion company is not putting the brakes on the launch of his latest fragrance.

clock November 14, 2014Cynthia Martens

New products from John Frieda.

Hair

John Frieda’s Beach Blonde Revival

When consumers petition to bring back a beauty product, brands better listen.

clock November 14, 2014Jayme Cyk

Pierre Cardin’s new Paris museum.

Fashion Features

Pierre Cardin Exhibition Space Bows in Paris

The Space-Age designer is permanently moving his private exhibition space to a former tie factory in the central Marais district.

clock November 13, 2014Joelle Diderich

Financial

Procter & Gamble Says Changes Underway

A.G. Lafley said on Thursday that P&G’s strategies to revitalize several of its biggest beauty businesses are showing early signs of promise.

clock November 13, 2014Molly Prior

The Kendo brands (from left): Ole Henriksen, Kat Von D, Formula X, Marc Jacobs Beauty, Bite Beauty and Elizabeth and James.

Products

Kendo Acquires Bite Beauty

Four years after it was officially founded as a private-label product development arm of Sephora, Kendo is stepping out.

clock November 13, 2014Julie Naughton

The Lips & Boys collection includes 50 lipsticks in 10 color families.

Color Cosmetics

The Tom Ford 50: Designer Talks Beauty, New Lipstick Range

The men in Tom Ford’s life — past and present — have inspired his latest offering for women: a 50-color lipstick collection dubbed Lips & Boys.

clock November 14, 2014Julie Naughton

Shoes from Rossignol.

Intimates

Sandbridge Buys Minority Stake in Rossignol

The investment firm’s managing partner David Fife will chair a new subsidiary that will focus on building the ski business a fashion arm based in Milan.

clock November 14, 2014Evan Clark

Kohl’s fell short of Wall Street’s expectations with a 19.8 percent decline in third-quarter profits.

Financial

Holiday Blues Already? Stores’ Worries Grow

U.S. retailers’ fight for the consumer’s dollar is only getting more heated as the push for holiday sales is already reaching a frenzy.

clock November 14, 2014WWD Staff

Kardashian on Paper's cover.

Media

Kim Kardashian Cover Boosts Paper Magazine

Five million unique visitors flooded the magazine’s site in the first 30 hours of the posting of Kardashian’s spread from the Winter 2014 issue.

clock November 14, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Revlon Planning Times Square Takeover

The beauty firm on Tuesday will celebrate the relaunch of the entire brand.

clock November 14, 2014Molly Prior

Charlotte Ronson, Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss and Patricia Lansing.

Fashion Scoops

Monique Lhuillier Co-hosts MSK Fall Benefit

The designer upped the lace quotient by dressing many of the guests in attendance.

clock November 14, 2014Kristen Tauer

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Stephane Rolland Couture Fall 2020

Fashion

Stéphane Rolland to Launch Ready-to-Wear Fashion Line

clock 7hMimosa Spencer

Social Studies

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