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Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
Spend an hour with Sally Hershberger and it quickly becomes clear that the star stylist is kind of like the Forrest Gump of hair—a key playmaker at pivotal moments in beauty history. Break the price barrier with an $800 haircut? Check. Give Jane Fonda a gasp-inducing shag cut... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
Sunscreen is a red-hot category. For the 12 months ending February 2015, sun-care products grew 4 percent, outpacing the prestige skin-care market, according to NPD. Here, some of spring’s most innovative launches. Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Cream For Face, $36 Shiseido... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
Tabitha Soren might know a thing or two about living a fantasy life. She once held the gaze of millions of viewers at MTV News, appeared in a Gap ad and married a best-selling author, yet it was only when she stepped from in front of the camera to behind one that she began to... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
LONDON — Storied London department store Fortnum & Mason unveiled its new beauty hall this week, a tranquil, 7,000-square-foot space designed by London firm Waldo Works as a modern take on a Georgian ladies’ salon. The 307-year-old store’s management has been developing the... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
MILAN — Bottega Veneta has partnered with a real estate developer for the first time, designing the grand lobby and all common areas inside a Berlin luxury residence by Ralf Schmitz, a German firm known for its upscale property developments. Since its inception in 1864, the... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
Today we say goodbye to an old friend, a morning habit for generations. This is the final newsprint edition of WWD. We pause to acknowledge this scrappy newspaper and its 105 years of chronicling an equally scrappy industry. Decades ago, anxious reporters smoked at their desks... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
Peter Philips calls it the “eye catcher”; Tom Pecheux says it’s rock ’n’ roll. No matter how you spin it, the graphic eye dominated the catwalks during the Fall 2015 fashion season. “Graphic has a certain power,” says Pecheux, who created the looks at Chanel and Anthony... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
Call it a year of mostly ups and some downs: In 2014, 77 percent of the world’s leading beauty companies—including number one, L’Oréal—posted sales gains. But one look at the WWD Beauty Inc Top 100, our annual ranking of the world’s biggest beauty companies, shows that some key... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
COSMOBODY’S BOX: In the push to secure ever-more-vital print subscriptions and advertising dollars, magazines are rushing to form partnerships with brands in any way they can. In typical Hearst Magazines fashion, the company has expanded its relationship with Glossybox, an... read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:01pm
COSMOBODY’S BOX: In the push to secure ever-more-vital print subscriptions and advertising dollars, magazines are rushing to form partnerships with brands in any way they can. In typical Hearst Magazines fashion, the company has expanded its relationship with Glossybox, an... read more

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