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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:43pm
BERLIN — Beiersdorf AG’s first-quarter sales dipped 1.9 percent to 1.67 billion euros, or $1.84 billion, impacted by negative exchange rates, particularly in the Americas, the company said. On a like-for-like basis, revenues at the maker of Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie grew 2.... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:01pm
New York City Ballet corps dancer Unity Phelan will get her big break tonight. The lithesome 21-year-old has been hand-chosen for a principal role in Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet “American Rhapsody” — a triumphant casting for a dancer of her rank. The piece, which... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:01pm
Calvin Klein has tapped Margot Robbie as the face of its soon-to-launch Deep Euphoria women’s fragrance. The fragrance, the third of the Euphoria range, is slated for release in the fall and billed by Calvin Klein as the “more modern, empowered sister” to the existing two... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:01pm
Designers might not have had magic wands they could wave to get their dates ball-ready on Monday night, but their creations came in all sorts of interpretations — some more magical than others. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:01pm
American Apparel’s latest move has the Los Angeles T-shirt-maker appealing to small business in a bid to expand its product assortment. The company today launches a platform that will be used to help it connect with vendors in the accessories and home goods space interested in... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:01pm
Maria Kochetkova — a principal dancer with both the San Francisco Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre — breaks from the convention of a cloistered ballerina. The Russian export is “obsessively” devoted to ballet, according to her friends, but in the after hours socially... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:01pm
One could consider Monday night’s Met Ball a bait and switch of sorts. With the theme “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age of Technology,” the natural assumption of attendees was that the echo-ey galleries of the museum’s Costume Institute would be filled with gleaming gizmos,... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7:28pm
HAVANA – Here’s a little-known fact about Karl Lagerfeld: He’s a massive fan of Latin music, which he reckons is in the throes of a comeback. “Mambo No. 5” by Xavier Cugat, who popularized the genre in America in the Forties and Fifties, is a particular favorite. Probably even... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:40pm
Old Navy is not backing away from its ad depicting an interracial couple, which went on social media Friday and triggered some strong reaction, both from protesters and supporters. The ad shows a black woman and a white man, with a child riding piggyback on the man, and serves... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:29pm
Macy’s is getting musical for its fourth annual “American Icons” campaign running May 12 to June 19. On the agenda, Macy’s is staging its first digital music festival on YouTube with emerging artists; singer Adam Lambert becomes the face of the INC International Concepts... read more

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