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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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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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Beauty

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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PacSun Rises in West: $1 Billion in Sales, 1,100 Units on Horizon

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Overview

Pacific Sunwear is riding high in the surf these days, with major plans to expand its chains and continue its solid growth.

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The Light Stuff

NEW YORK — Want to look clean and fresh for resort? Well, Linda Allard has worked up an array of all-white pieces for Ellen Tracy this season. She’s showing cool shorts, cropped jackets and even a sleek Mackintosh. The result: a notably…

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Fashion Features

PacSun Rises in West: $1 Billion in Sales, 1,100 Units on Horizon

Pacific Sunwear is riding high in the surf these days, with major plans to expand its chains and continue its solid growth.

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Fashion Features

Weighing Tommy’s Choices

With about $420 million in cash, Tommy Hilfiger is eager to buy a brand. WWD surveyed executives about what companies might be a good fit.

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Financial

St. John Net Falls 73.3% in Qtr.

NEW YORK — Lower sales and higher costs depressed St. John Knit International Inc.’s profits in the second quarter.

For the three months ended May 4, the Irvine, Calif.-based apparel and accessories manufacturer and marketer…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Comparatively Better … Guiding Versace … London Fog Cuts …

  • COMPARATIVELY BETTER: Federated Department Stores Inc. said its second-quarter comparable-store sales could come in better than the 2 to 3 percent drop expected if trends continue to exceed expectations, the firm reported in a filing…

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Fashion Features

Correction

The American Image Awards, most recently held on May 19, were started in 1977 by the Men’s Fashion Association, which subsequently was renamed The Fashion Association and later became part of the American Apparel & Footwear Association. Their…

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People

Suzy

Couple news from Hollywood; Another Barbie comes to town; Getting ready for the Central Park Conservancy’s biggest block party ever.

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Fashion Features

Kellwood Rolls Out Izod Sportswear

Izod women’s wear bows.

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Fashion Features

Gaskins Turns to QVC

Eric Gaskins hits QVC with day-to-evening separates for under $100.

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Fashion Features

Cartoon Chic: The Next Wave

A report from the Licensing Show.

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Fashion Features

Feeling Pretty

NEW YORK — Sitting somewhere between trendy junior lines and higher-priced collections, contemporary is one of the fastest-growing segments of the $39 billion sportswear market. This season, contemporary designers are keeping things young and…

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Fashion Features

Hot Stuff

There’s no doubt about it, contemporary brands are on a roll at retail. Juicy Couture and Joie are among the hottest, but newer labels such as Citizens of Humanity and LoyandFord are turning up the heat. Here, some of the best-selling brands at…

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Fashion Features

Saks Seeks Head Merchant

Saks Fifth Avenue has launched a search for a head merchant, following two key executive departures in the past year.

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Fashion Features

Hitting Their Stride

The contemporary crowd has become a hangout for trend-thirsty women and retailers are inviting them to run up a tab.

From rugged to refined, from cargo pants to miniskirts, overdyed denim to washed satin, stores are serving up looks for…

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Fashion Features

Apparel Prices Decline From Import Pressure

Surges in apparel imports fueled more price-cutting at retail and, in turn, more deflation in women’s and all apparel retail prices in May.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Boots Sets Sights on U.S. … Grass Pleads Guilty:

The U.K.’s Boots could soon be expanding its franchise across the Atlantic, with plans to expand its retail concept to the U.S.

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Fashion Features

Vendors Force Clothestime Into Chapter 7

NEW YORK — Three of Clothestime Stores Inc.’s vendors have hauled the discount juniors’ specialty retailer back into a California bankruptcy court.

The three suppliers — Ms. Bubbles Inc., Rigo International Inc. and Big…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Break Out … Prussian Couture … Coach to Build U.K. Business …

After little more than three seasons, freelance designer Erica Davies has split from Tyler, the secondary line she cocreated with her one-time mentor, Richard Tyler, to launch her own line, Davies. The Welsh-born, Los Angeles-based…

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Fashion Features

DuPont Awarded $16M in Dispute With Unifi

NEW YORK — The arbiter hearing DuPont’s complaint that Unifi Inc. was not living up to the terms of a polyester manufacturing alliance between the two companies has ruled in the Wilmington, Del.-based fiber giant’s favor, awarding…

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Fashion Features

Two For The Show

Lifestyle line Vince and basic knit line Kokoon are quickly establishing themselves as players

VINCE
After only two seasons at retail, stores are making room for Vince.

Founded in December 2002 by Christopher LaPolice and…

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Financial

Barneys New York Loses $1.2M

NEW YORK — Barneys New York Inc. reported Tuesday that its first-quarter bottom line sank $1.2 million, or 9 cents a share, into the red.

A $700,000 rise in interest and financing costs helped drag down results for the quarter. The…

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