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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

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

The SARS Fallout: Sourcing Goes Cyber, Economic Fears Grow

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Overview

The SARS outbreak in ASIA is causing numerous headaches for global fashion companies, but so far hasn't impeded production in the region.

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Goddess Worship

NEW YORK — It’s clearly Nicole Kidman’s week so far. On Monday morning she graced WWD’s front page in a T-shirt and jeans, but as the sun went down Monday night, Kidman was in full glamour mode in a Gucci dress for the opening…

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Fashion Features

The SARS Fallout: Sourcing Goes Cyber, Economic Fears Grow

The SARS outbreak in ASIA is causing numerous headaches for global fashion companies, but so far hasn’t impeded production in the region.

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Fashion Features

Asia Watch: Not Now … Still Building … Going In

NOT NOW: A spokesman for Seibu Department Stores termed as “speculation by the press” reports that the 21-store chain is planning to close four stores beginning in August and reduce its full-time employees by 250 to 3,150. The spokesman noted,…

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Fashion Features

Fin.part Founder Facchini Exits

Gianluigi Facchini, founder of Fin.part, has stepped down as chairman, and the company may be facing the scrutiny of Italian securities watchdogs.

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Fashion Features

Court Denies Morgan Stanley Clarity Request

PARIS — LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton claimed a small victory Monday in its $100 million bias suit against Morgan Stanley when the Commercial Court here denied a two-pronged request by the investment bank to have its opponent clarify…

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Fashion Features

P&G Raises Bid for Wella Shares

Upping the ante by about $87 million in the face of mounting shareholder grumbles, Procter & Gamble has raised its offer for Wella preferred shares.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Treasure Island … New GC for Kmart …

TREASURE ISLAND: London’s Sunday Times has published its annual rich list — with all its ups and downs. The Duke of Westminster, with his acres of property in central London, retains the top spot with a fortune valued at $7.79 billion. All…

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Fashion Features

Clarification

The signature Dolce & Gabbana collection is opening a shop on the second floor of Bergdorf Goodman by early August, not D&G. This was unclear in a story on page 3, April 24.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Apple on His Eye … Fur Flies … Doll Face …

APPLE OF HIS EYE: For Nelly, making clothes for men is just not enough. The multiplatinum-selling rapper will launch Apple Bottoms, a women’s sportswear line for spring 2004. Sales manager Jenny Nunez said Nelly came up with the…

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Fashion Features

MasterCard Settles With Retailers

MasterCard International settled a lawsuit with Wal-Mart and other retailers and retail trade groups in a multibillion dollar class action suit.

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Fashion Features

Spiegel to Shut 60 Eddie Bauer Units

NEW YORK — The bankrupt Spiegel Group plans to close 60 underperforming Eddie Bauer stores, though many more are expected to be on the chopping block.

Spiegel said Monday the store closings are an integral part of the reorganization…

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Fashion Features

‘Behind the Labels’ Tells Workers’ Story

NEW YORK — More than four years have passed since the American public learned, through a group of class-action lawsuits, that garment workers on the island of Saipan, a U.S. territory, were being held in conditions that amounted to indentured…

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Memo Pad

DOES HE NEED HIM ANYMORE?: The May 15 issue of Rolling Stone is a 35th Anniversary special that features articles by journalism and pop culture luminaries like Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Cameron Crowe, Martin Scorsese, Lou Reed, Bill Moyers, Courtney…

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Fashion Features

Prints for Summer ’04: More Polished and Brighter

Moving away from heavier, layered looks, vendors at last week’s Printsource and Directions shows opted for brighter, more defined looks.

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Fashion Features

HSN Delivers On-Air Flair

NEW YORK — With names like Randolph Duke, Harvé Benard and Sully Bonnelly already on its roster of designers, HSN is broadening its designer fashion category by adding three new names to its stable, including apparel from the…

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Fashion Features

Market Basket

SETTING THE LINEUP: Kellwood Co.’s licensed Liz Claiborne dresses and suits division has formed its management and design team.

On the business side, Lou Eaccarino, formerly president of Tahari Suits, will serve as executive vice…

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People

Goddess Worship

Goddess Worship: Arrivals at the Met’s Costume Institute Gala.

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People

Stage Right

Irina Brook on acting and directing.

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People

Eye Scoop

STAR SEARCH: Strolling through downtown Manhattan on Sunday provided more star sightings than a trip to Fred Segal. In the West Village, Stella McCartney, Kate Hudson and Helena Christensen whiled away the sunny afternoon on Gwyneth Paltrow’s…

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Fashion Features

Cotton Tries Advertising in India

NEW YORK — In an effort to extend their reach beyond North America, Cotton Council International and Cotton Inc. plan to kick off a consumer advertising campaign in India next month.

The program is not so much an effort to stimulate…

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