Keeping It Real

WWD, March 30, 2016


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From This Issue

Models once walked the runway in uniform beauty looks,
but in recent seasons, backstage makeup artists and hairstylists have stepped away from the tools, products and highfalutin creative inspiration — letting each individual stay true to her own features and style.

Beauty Features

Backstage Makeup Artists Highlight Models’ Unique Features

Backstage at the fashion shows, a quiet revolution is under way.

clock March 30, 2016Ellen Thomas

Emma Greenwell in Hellessy’s silk and cotton jacquard top and Rachel Comey’s cotton denim jeans; Delfina Delettrez ring.


Emma Greenwell Talks Hulu’s ‘The Path’

Green Lit Actress and sometimes Miu Miu front-rower Emma Greenwell makes it big in Hulu’s “The Path.”

clock March 30, 2016Leigh Nordstrom


Human Resources

Eddie Lampert: Saint or Sinner?

The industry is questioning whether Lampert’s strategy will save Sears or destroy it.

clock March 31, 2016David Moin


Beauty Features

The Age of Kiehl’s Since 1851

What started in a corner shop next to a pear tree in mid-19th-century New York has grown across 54 countries in 165 years.

clock March 31, 2016WWD Staff


Marketing and Promotion

Kiehl’s, Edgy by Store Design

Staying true to its apothecary roots is at the forefront of Kiehl’s store design strategy.

clock March 31, 2016Allison Collins


Skin Care

A Short History of Kiehl’s

Some highlights from Kiehl’s 165-year history.

clock March 31, 2016Ellen Thomas


Skin Care

Chris Salgardo Foresees a Men’s Boom for Kiehl’s

Kiehl’s U.S. president, Chris Salgardo, sees a men’s boom ahead.

clock March 31, 2016Julie Naughton


Skin Care

Kiehl’s Launches Apothecary Preparations Skin-Care Line

A new range of skin care personalizes solutions to common problems.

clock March 31, 2016Pete Born

Ken Etro

Mens Designer Luxury

Kean Etro Talks Social Media and Staying Relevant

Kean Etro tells WWD about who the Etro customer is and how he’s grappling with social media.

clock March 31, 2016Aria Hughes

Jessica Murphy WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Retail Business

True Fit’s Jessica Murphy On Dealing With Returns

Jessica Murphy, cofounder of consumer-facing fitting solution True Fit, knows what’s on the mind of retailers: returns.

clock March 31, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

James Curleigh WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Designer Luxury

James Curleigh Weighs In on Levi’s Heritage and Future

James Curleigh weighs whether Levi’s should lean on its heritage or eye the future.

clock March 31, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

George Zimmer

Mens Retail Business

George Zimmer Discusses Men’s Wearhouse and Generation Tux

Men’s Wearhouse founder George Zimmer was unceremoniously dumped in 2013, but has found his second act in Generation Tux.

clock March 31, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

John Elliott

Mens Designer Luxury

John Elliott Talks About His Cult Following

Elliott talked about how he has developed a cultike following and his less-than-ambitious wholesale plans.

clock March 31, 2016Aria Hughes

Kevin Harter and Pierre-Henri Mattout Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Retail Business

Bloomingdale’s Kevin Harter, Designer Pierre-Henri Mattout On Pop-up Success

Bloomingdale’s though outside the box when it installed pop-up shops for Pierre-Henri Mattout’s PHM Saints Peres.

clock March 31, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Greg Petro WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Retail Business

First Insight’s Greg Petro Explains the Importance of Data

First Insight analyzed data and demographic information to determine what works and what doesn’t in the fashion apparel realm.

clock March 31, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Report Card: Super Slump

Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: Super Slump

Henry’s style suits the mediocrity of his movie reviews and Dave shows us how Santa slims down in the off-season.

clock March 30, 2016Taylor Harris and Alex Badia

Wage growth and tax cuts expected should give consumer spending a boost.


Business Tough, But Stocks Rebounding for Fashion Companies

Even though the consumer isn’t shopping, fashion stocks are rebounding as investors try to get in early.

clock April 1, 2016Debra Borchardt

Nicolas Pickaerts WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Retail Business’s Nicolas Pickaerts Aims for Seamless Shopping

Nicolas Pickaerts, e-commerce director for, related the company’s “journey” from one small store to a global e-tailer.

clock April 1, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

John Ballay WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Retail Business

Knot Standard’s John Ballay Talks Bespoke E-commerce

Knot Standard operates a robust e-commerce platform and maintains eight national showrooms with an original flagship based in Dubai.

clock April 1, 2016Rachel Strugatz

A designer dinner.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

An American-Made Artisanal Workshop

Tucked away in an industrial section of Queens, N.Y., is a working factory where a handful of brands quietly create artisanal products.

clock April 1, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Andy Mantis WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Retail Business

NPD’s Andy Mantis Discusses Tracking Millennial Shopping Habits

Andy Mantis steers NPD Group’s “checkout tracking” service that aims to answer a seemingly simple question: What exactly is in the shopping cart of a typical Millennial male?

clock April 1, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Tom Kalenderian WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Retail Business

Tom Kalenderian Looks Back on 37 Years at Barneys New York

Barneys New York’s vice president of men’s, children’s and home has loved his job for 37 years.

clock March 31, 2016Sharon Edelson

Christopher Kunz


CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative Offers Lessons in Sustainability

CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative offered brands a lesson in sustainable innovation in textiles.

clock April 4, 2016Arthur Friedman

Harvesting flax in the field.


A Modern Take on Linen Thrives on Innovation

Linen’s popularity has ebbed and flowed, but in recent years, technology and innovation have helped enhance linen’s luxury veneer.

clock April 4, 2016Sofia Celeste

Columbia Sportswear's high-tech rain gear.


Activewear’s Next Generation of Fabric Development and Technology

Brands are combining fabric development and technology advancements to design clothes that add an array of properties.

clock April 4, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg and Maghan McDowell

Patrick Jangle WWD Men's Wear Summit 2016

Mens Lifestyle

Patrick Janelle Puts Instagram to Work

Patrick Janelle has created a well-crafted life on Instagram and brands want to be a part of it.

clock April 1, 2016Aria Hughes

“Let’s see if...together we can identify policies that might accelerate the design of these products by U.S. companies.” Josh Teitelbaum, U.S. Commerce Department


First Federal Smart Fabrics Summit Set

Commerce Department to hold showcase for tech fabrics.

clock April 4, 2016Kristi Ellis

The Women's Collection


Baselworld Recap: The Battle Continues for Watchmakers

After a tough and lingering slog, watchmakers hope they’ve turned the corner and are holding their breath about the year ahead.

clock April 3, 2016Joelle Diderich


Today's Must Read

The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.


Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

clock 15hDavid Moin

Social Studies

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