Coty Fills a Void, Names Sceti CEO

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Overview

  Coty Inc. chairman Bart Becht continues to beef up the beauty firm’s consumer products management bench.   On Monday, the company revealed that Elio Leoni Sceti will take the chief executive officer reins on July 1, filling a post that Becht had assumed on an interim basis last fall. Becht will remain chairman.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Elio Leoni Sceti

Human Resources

Elio Leoni Sceti Named Coty CEO

Bart Becht, Coty's current interim ceo and chairman, will remain chairman following the transition.

clock April 20, 2015Pete Born

Lilly Pulitzer For Target Pop-up shop

Retail

Lilly Pulitzer Boosts Target

The blowout success of the 250-piece Pulitzer collection stirred scores of complaints after everything almost sold out almost immediately after it launched Sunday.

clock April 20, 2015Sharon Edelson

Mens Designer Luxury

Officine Generale Eyes Global Expansion

Following the opening of its first stand-alone store here last year, Officine Generale is moving full steam ahead with its international expansion plans, fueled by investment from Bpifrance.

clock April 21, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Alice + Olivia, Domingo Zapata

Designer and Luxury

CFDA, Alice + Olivia Partner on Young Talent Initiative

Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet has forged a three-year partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America that will support the organization’s efforts to promote young fashion talent.

clock April 21, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Financial

L’Oréal Sales Jump 14.1% in Q1

The world’s leading beauty firm was boosted by strong currency effects and growth in all divisions and geographic zones.

clock April 20, 2015Alex Wynne

Tomas Maier

Mens Retail Business

Tomas Maier Opens Doors At Bleecker Street Location

Monday morning’s downpours didn’t dissuade Tomas Maier from keeping the front door of his new Bleecker Street boutique open.

clock April 21, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

A style from Pandora.

Retail

Pandora Launches U.S. E-Store

Pandora said the U.S. online shop would start operating today and would serve all 50 U.S. states as well as Puerto Rico.

clock April 20, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Juanita D. Duggan, AAFA, Mario Cordero

Government and Trade

New Production Hubs Emerging

Sourcing is spreading to new areas worldwide.

clock April 20, 2015Kristi Ellis

A look from Frederick's of Hollywood.

Financial

Frederick’s of Hollywood in Bankruptcy Court Again

The latest filing on Sunday is its second tour in Chapter 11 proceedings.

clock April 20, 2015Vicki M. Young

Denim Recycled Scrap to Fiber.

Government and Trade

The North Face Expands Recycling Program

The goal is to recycle 100K pounds of goods this year.

clock April 20, 2015Arthur Friedman

Fashion Scoops

Memorial Service for Gloria Gelfand to Be Held at LIM

Friends and family will gather at LIM in Manhattan for a memorial service May 11 for Gloria Gelfand on what would have been her 90th birthday.

clock April 21, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

LuLu DK Teams With Moda Operandi on Fine Jewelry Tattoos

LuLu DK is collaborating with Moda Operandi and four fine-jewelry designers — Alison Lou, Daniela Villegas, Noor Fares and Paula Mendoza.

clock April 21, 2015Sharon Edelson

Rupert Sanderson

Fashion Scoops

Rupert Sanderson Opening Footwear Pop-up in Dubai

An exclusive collection of 24-karat gold-leafed shoes are on the menu for clients in Dubai during a two-week pop-up shop for footwear designer Rupert Sanderson.

clock April 21, 2015Ritu Upadhyay

Media

Lagente Opens Paris Office

Milan-based fashion consultancy Lagente has opened a Paris office, headed by Elisabeth Dieupart, former head of communications for Roberto Cavalli in France.

clock April 21, 2015Joelle Diderich

Kenzo

Media

Kenzo Revamps Web Site

Kenzo has redesigned its Web site. The revamp is aimed at better integrating brand content and e-commerce.

clock April 21, 2015Joelle Diderich

Retail

NPD: Regional Markets Showing Most Apparel Growth

New York and Los Angeles are the largest U.S. markets for apparel sales — accounting for 8 and 5 percent of industry dollar sales, respectively, according to a new study released by The NPD Group.

clock April 21, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Bridal Dives Deeper Into Social Media

Almost all bridal companies are stepping up their social media efforts to woo more brides.

clock April 21, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Martin Margiela Documentary to Be Shown at Tribeca Festival

Yoox Group has produced a documentary on the designer Martin Margiela which is being shown in the Narrative/Documentary category at the Tribeca Film Festival.

clock April 20, 2015Alessandra Turra

Marchesa Bridal Spring 2015

Fashion Trends

Spring 2016 Bridal Trend: Blooming All Over

Spring inspired bridal designers to add dimension to gowns via an array of floral appliqués. Some affixed fluttering petals with restraint, while others embellished with abandon.

clock April 21, 2015WWD Staff

Poshmark

Retail

Poshmark Secures $25M in New Funding

The latest to secure a serious round of funding is Poshmark, which plans to reveal today that it raised an additional $25 million.

clock April 21, 2015Rachel Strugatz

Coachella, TAW, They Are Wearing

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Coachella Weekend Two

From fringed and frayed clothes to shimmering face crystals, the boho aesthetic was on full display during the second weekend of California's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

clock April 20, 2015WWD Staff

Thom Browne, store, Hong Kong

Mens Retail Business

Thom Browne Hits Hong Kong

Thom Browne is teaming up with the Joyce Group to open a flagship in Hong Kong.

clock April 21, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

Salone de Mobile, Fendi

Designer and Luxury

Design Takes the Fore at Salone del Mobile

The soon-to-launch Expo 2015 gave the annual Salone del Mobile here an extra shot of caffeine.

clock April 21, 2015Samantha Conti

Essentialist

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