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Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

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

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Fashion

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

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

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Retail

Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

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

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As Jones Talks Drag, Odds Increase Polo Will Reclaim Licenses

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Jones Apparel Group doesn't appear to be making much progress in its talks with Polo Ralph Lauren to retain the Ralph and Lauren licenses.

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Financial

KPMG Study Shows Cash Flow Key

NEW YORK — The superior ability of North American stores to generate cash flow has put their shareholders in a better position to benefit from both an economic upturn and continuing consolidation than those of their overseas…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Joe Miller, 82, Retail Bar Code Pioneer

WASHINGTON — Joe Miller, an early pioneer in using the bar code that computerized retail sales and inventories, died Wednesday at his home in Lord’s Valley, Pa., of pancreatic cancer.

Miller, 82, worked on applying the bar code in…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Ambaji Shinde, Winston Designer, 85

NEW YORK — Ambaji Shinde, Harry Winston’s principal jewelry designer whose creative eye shaped the Winston aesthetic for 40 years, died on Tuesday of complications from diabetes. He was 85.

Born in Goa, India, Shinde studied…

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Fashion Features

WWDThe Magazine Crossword Solution

Here is the answer key for the WWD crossword puzzle, “They Have Designs on You,” which appeared on page 114 in WWDThe Magazine, published April 7.

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People

High Art

Murakami’s night.

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People

WWD Postcard

A WWDPostcard from Vanessa Getty.

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People

Uptown Girl

The story of A’Lelia Walker, the life of Harlem in the Twenties, is chronicled in a new book.

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Fashion Features

Bud Light

NEW YORK — It doesn’t take a math whiz to figure out fall’s winning equation. Delicately embroidered flowers plus sexy silhouettes equal some of the most seductive and subtle lingerie around. Here, Josie’s slip-turned-slipdress…

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Fashion Features

As Jones Talks Drag, Odds Increase Polo Will Reclaim Licenses

Jones Apparel Group doesn’t appear to be making much progress in its talks with Polo Ralph Lauren to retain the Ralph and Lauren licenses.

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Fashion Features

Mitchells Remodels With Eye on Women

Mitchells of Westport is undergoing a makeover that should make it a more suitable home for its growing women’s ready-to-wear business.

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Fashion Features

Wholesale Prices Show Stability

Wholesale prices of domestically made women’s apparel strengthened a bit in March, although deflationary pressures remain strong.

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Fashion Features

Gov’t: Retail Sales Rise in March

Contradicting earlier reports of declines from stores, the Commerce Department Friday said retail sales rose slightly in March

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Fashion Features

In Brief

CLEANING UP DIAMONDS: Congress on Friday sent President Bush a bill, favored by the jewelry industry, designed to stem the flow of diamonds from African countries using gem profits to finance brutal civil wars. The Clean Diamond Trade Act gives U.S….

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The advertising for Estée Lauder’s Beyond Paradise is being created by A&R Media in conjunction with Lauder’s in-house team, led by Aerin Lauder, vice president of global advertising. The media placement is being done by Bates…

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Monday: Macy’s Herald Square Annual Flower Show, New York (through April 17).

Tuesday: The Leather Fair in Paris (through Wednesday).

Wednesday: The Labor Department reports on the Consumer Price Index for…

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Fashion Features

Report: Gene Meyer To Pen Target License

Gene Meyer appears to have found a new home for his designer label – with the non-discount divisions of Target Corp.

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Fashion Features

Joop Licensees Buy House

A group of licensees of the Joop brand banded together to acquire the fashion house from its bankrupt former parent firm, Wünsche AG.

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Fashion Features

Europe Watch: Moscow Now … Moving On Up … Banker Blues …

MOSCOW NOW: Continuing its march into new markets, Louis Vuitton Friday officially inaugurated its first location in Moscow. The 4,300-square-foot, two-level location is located near the famous Bolshoi theater and brings the number of stores Vuitton…

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Fashion Features

Dealing With Worldly Issues

The impact of the war and SARS on sourcing in a number of global hot spots has yet to play out for makers. Here’s an update.

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Fashion Features

Intimate Notes

NATORI LICENSE: The Natori Co. has signed a licensing agreement with Dana-co Apparel Group to manufacture and distribute foundations bearing the Natori name.

The pact with Dana-co will begin Jan. 1 after a previous licensing agreement with VF…

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Fashion Features

Down Mood at Mipel

A report from the Mipel leather fair, which faced challenges from the war in Iraq and the struggles of the once-hot handbag sector.

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Fashion Features

Jimmy Choo Goes Beyond the shoe

LONDON — The Jimmy Choo brand is stepping out of its shoes with a new line of handbags and some fresh retail plans.

The company has unveiled a line of 12 handbags for fall, made from calfskin, crocodile and satin, with hardware fashioned…

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Fashion Features

Wolford Gets Cozy With Karl

NEW YORK — Wolford’s new collection with Karl Lagerfeld and Lagerfeld Gallery is the hosiery firm’s second licensing deal with a designer, and the start of what the company hopes will be more such collaborations.

“We are…

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Fashion Features

Lauren Puts Collection Online

NEW YORK — Now even those fashion diehards living in the hinterland will be able to while away their days preordering the Ralph Lauren Collection from their IBooks.

Starting today and through April 30, the luxury fashion company will…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: JLo Jewelry? … Liv to Tell … Shoe Polish …

JLO JEWELRY?: JLo clothing, sunglasses, perfume…and now, jewelry? While no official deal has been signed, samples designed by costume jewelry firm Miriam Haskell have started circulating in the market. Initial products include oversized hoop and…

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Financial

Gordon Marks 100 Years of History

NEW YORK — As the financial and retail industries kept their eyes focused on the economy and pondered the developments in Iraq, several executives caught a brief respite at the Gordon Brothers Group 100th anniversary party at The Metropolitan…

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Financial

Group Seeks EPA Probe Of DuPont Disclosures

An environmental research group has petitioned the EPA to look into DuPont’s disclosures about birth defects linked to its production of Teflon.

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