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Beauty

Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins

Fashion

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 4hMiles Socha

Retail

Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 10hJessica Iredale

Ready For Prime Time

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Overview

Watch brands remain bullish about their business even with worldwide economic wobbles - but aren't taking any chances.

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Watches

Giving Timepieces a Celebrity Face

A celebrity face fronting a watch brand doesn’t guarantee strong sales, but it certainly doesn’t hurt.

clock April 3, 2008Amy Wicks

Watches

Ebel Serves Up New Beluga

High-end watches are so far resisting the shocks from shaky markets worldwide, according to Girard-Perregaux president Luigi Macaluso.

clock April 3, 2008Samantha Conti

Jewelry

At William Goldberg, Diamonds Are a Family Legacy

Many firms in Manhattan’s Diamond District have been passed down from parent to child and some date back four generations. But mom-and-pop jewelry…

clock April 3, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Watches

Bedat & Co. Gets Devine Intervention

The fine watch industry is arguably a Swiss man’s world, but 140 years ago an American sought to get in the game.

clock April 3, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Watches

Macaluso Upbeat on High-End Watches

High-end watches are so far resisting the shocks from shaky markets worldwide, according to Girard-Perregaux president Luigi Macaluso.

clock April 3, 2008Samantha Conti

Jewelry

Putting Their Best Jewels Forward

Fending off economic PROBLEMS, jewelry at the Baselworld watch and jewelry fair looks set to dazzle with color, unusual gem mixes and exceptional…

clock April 3, 2008Katya Foreman

Watches

Watch Brands Get Complicated

Technical and cosmetic innovations will abound this year at Switzerland’s watch fairs in Basel and Geneva, with tourbillons continuing to garner a fair…

clock April 3, 2008WWD Staff

Watches

IWC: Reaching Out With Retail Strategy

The fine watch industry is arguably a Swiss man’s world, but 140 years ago an American sought to get in the game.

clock April 3, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Watches

Designers Get Wound on Watches

Commercially viable, trendy, luxurious and often iconic, fine watches have become a fast-paced growth avenue for many fashion houses, boosting their sales…

clock April 3, 2008Alessandra Ilari

Watches

Selling VIPs: Going to Extremes

The word luxury gets thrown around these days more than the term “superdelegate.”

clock April 3, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Watches

Collect Calling

While such august names as Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet continue to inspire reverence among collectors, newer watchmakers are garnering attention as…

clock April 3, 2008Robert Murphy

Jewelry

Night Watch

Diamonds are it for evening, and this year’s new offerings go from day to night and suit any taste, from luxed-up sporty looks to classic bejeweled styles.

clock April 3, 2008Talya Cousins

Financial

Despite Economic Woes, Luxe Timepieces Keep Ticking

With financial markets reeling, gold and diamond prices soaring and currency markets riding a dizzying seesaw, it would seem the time has come to turn…

clock April 3, 2008Robert Murphy

Watches

The Women’s Movement

A lot of Swiss manufacturers scratched their heads when women started to buy fine timepieces designed for men a few years back.

clock April 3, 2008Robert Murphy

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