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A new generation of self-styled beauty vloggers is flowing onto YouTube, inspired by the meteoric rise of pioneers like Michelle Phan. While the sweep of a golden mascara wand may attract an immense audience, it also raises some thorny issues.

Beauty Features

Cracking the Code of Beauty Vloggers’ Authenticity

Beauty vlogging has become so powerful that its basic premise serves up contradictory messages that can strain credibility.

clock January 16, 2015Jayme Cyk

Kyle Hotchkiss Carone, David Standridge, and David Rabin.


David Rabin Introduces Cafe Clover

With the new West Village restaurant, Rabin and Kyle Hotchkiss Carone are aiming for a different scene — more neighborhood-y, less party spot.

clock January 9, 2015Kristen Tauer

Color Assure Primer


Nexxus is Revamping Its Brand

Gina Boswell is heading up the project of giving the hair care brand a new image.

clock January 12, 2015Julie Naughton

Kristen Stewart in Roksanda Ilincic, Julianne Moore in Alexander McQueen and Kate Bosworth in Oscar de la Renta.


Julianne Moore Attends ‘Still Alice’ Premiere

Two days earlier, she had picked up a Golden Globe for best actress in a drama.

clock January 14, 2015Kristen Tauer

Gisele Bündchen in a fall 2005 campaign shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

Marketing and Promotion

Dsquared2’s Advertising Voice

Since the launch of the brand, it has consistently generated buzz with strong advertising campaigns.

clock January 16, 2015Alessandra Turra

Dsquared2 shop in Tokyo.

Business Features

20th Anniversary Marks Pivotal Business Plans for Dsquared2

The company is poised to expand its retail penetration and grow revenues around the world.

clock January 16, 2015Luisa Zargani

Fall 2011's Pioneer Cold Mountain show.

Fashion Features

Our Home and Native Land: Dsquared2 & Canada

The Caten brothers are Canadians through and through.

clock January 16, 2015Cynthia Martens

Dean and Dan Caten in their Milan office.

Business Features

Hip to Be Dsquared2: Dean and Dan Caten

These brothers love to tell a story, and they’re anything but grim.

clock January 16, 2015Alessandra Turra

Dunhill's Icon fragrance.


Dunhill Set to Launch New Fragrance Family

Icon to make its on-counter debut at Harrods in January.

clock January 14, 2015Samantha Conti

Snowboards are produced by Rough.

Designer and Luxury

Dsquared2 Licensing Deals: It All Adds Up

Licensing is a small but important part of the overall business.

clock January 16, 2015Cynthia Martens

Dan and Dean Caten flank Renzo Rosso.

Human Resources

Renzo Rosso Reflects on 20 Years of Dsquared2

Rosso’s relationship with the designers runs deeper than most.

clock January 16, 2015Luisa Zargani

Men's wear made its debut in 1996.

Designer and Luxury

Dsquared2: Two Brothers, One Brand, 20 Years

The Catens and Dsquared2 through the years.

clock January 16, 2015Eleonora Molesti


Richemont Sales Sluggish, New Challenges Ahead

Hong Kong unrest dents revenues in the lead up to Christmas.

clock January 15, 2015Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich


Fast Retailing Warns Chinese Factories

The Japanese company has instructed two of its Uniqlo suppliers to improve factory working conditions after an inspection found several problems.

clock January 15, 2015WWD Staff

Kit Harington in Jimmy Choo's spring '15 campaign shot by Steven Klein.


Kit Harington ‘Smolders’ for Jimmy Choo

The “Game of Thrones” actor front’s the brand’s spring campaign.

clock January 15, 2015Nina Jones

Target in Canada.


Target to Exit Canadian Operations

Firm to close 133 stores at cost of about 17,600 jobs.

clock January 15, 2015Sharon Edelson and David Moin and Arnold J. Karr

Keira Knightley in Chanel.

Fashion Features

Oscar Nominees’ Fashion: What Will They Wear to the 2015 Academy Awards?

Now designers can start competing to dress this year’s chosen ones, four of whom will be elevated to royal court status with statuettes instead of crowns.

clock January 15, 2015Marcy Medina

Hood by Air Men's RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Features

Hood By Air Men’s RTW Fall 2015

Shayne Oliver stepped it up a notch in Florence on Wednesday night.

clock January 15, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Marni Fall 2015

Fashion Features

Marni Men’s RTW Fall 2015

Creative director Consuelo Castiglioni conjured up a sophisticated elegance shaken up by the designer’s signature quirky touch.

clock January 15, 2015Alessandra Turra


ASME Awards Finalists Revealed

Winners will be unveiled on February 2 at a ceremony held in New York at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.

clock January 15, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Ciara on the cover of January 2015 L’Uomo Vogue.


Ciara Fronts L’Uomo Vogue Cover

Her new single “I Bet,” from the upcoming album “Jackie,” debuted Thursday on the publication’s Web site.

clock January 15, 2015Cynthia Martens

Sarah Jessica Parker shows off her take on a Fendi purse.

Designer and Luxury

Celebs Design Fendi Bags for Charity

The brand has teamed with Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Feinstein, Jourdan Dunn and Leandra Medine on a new charity project.

clock January 16, 2015Luisa Zargani


Designer and Luxury

U.S. Market in Focus at Pitti

Brands discussed their rush to tap into the buoyant U.S. market, which is becoming the focus for many luxury labels.

clock January 16, 2015Alessandra Turra and Paulina Szmydke and Alex Badia

Skin Care

Stella & Dot Introduces Skin-Care

Jessica Herrin, founder and chief executive officer of the company, will soon focus her attention above the neck.

clock January 16, 2015Molly Prior

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Toledano to Skip Paris Couture Shows

The affable head of French fashion’s governing body is recuperating from a bad fall over the holidays.

clock January 16, 2015Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Didier Grumbach Talks Couture at French Fashion Institute

Grumbach still has plenty to sayabout the Paris fashion scene.

clock January 16, 2015Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Kim Jones Taking to Instagram for Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton’s men’s artisticdirector is taking over the brand’s official Instagram.

clock January 16, 2015Miles Socha


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Social Studies

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