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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.

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Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

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Gucci’s De Sole Says ‘Perfect Storm’ Causes Net to Plummet 96.6%

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Sending a shudder through the luxury sector, Gucci on Wednesday barely posted a net profit for the first quarter and showed a steep sales drop.

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Gucci’s De Sole Says ‘Perfect Storm’ Causes Net to Plummet 96.6%

Sending a shudder through the luxury sector, Gucci on Wednesday barely posted a net profit for the first quarter and showed a steep sales drop.

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In Brief: Flying Low…Good Guess…Movin’ Up

FLYING LOW:Even though SARS is being contained in Asia, its impact on travel there was worse in May than April, according to a research report released Tuesday by HSBC luxury analyst Antoine Belge. The number of Japanese traveling overseas fell…

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Correction

Mossimo swimwear is licensed by Lunada Bay, based in Anaheim, Calif. The licensee was incorrect on page 56 of the WWD 100 supplement published June 23.

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High Drama at Calvin Klein

In a departure from Calvin Klein’s bright, bold spring ads, its fall Collection and CK Jeans campaigns, shot by Mario Sorrenti, are darker and moodier.

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Fashion Scoops: More JLo … Say Cheese … Rock Of Ages …

MORE JLO: Another day, another new JLo product category. The ubiquitous Jennifer Lopez has now attached her name to cold-weather accessories, with a line of JLo by Jennifer Lopez hats, gloves and scarves scheduled to make their debut…

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ATMI Report Sees 630,000 Lost Jobs From China

WASHINGTON — If China’s unfettered trade continues growing at the rate it is today, the U.S. apparel and textile industry stands to lose 630,000 jobs and 1,300 textile plants by 2006, according to an in-house report compiled by the…

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Financial

Licensed Apparel Gains Aid Finish Line Surge

NEW YORK — Finish Line Inc. ran up hefty increases in first-quarter sales and profits as apparel grew in importance to the footwear-focused retailer.

Net income shot up 77.9 percent to $6.5 million, or 28 cents a diluted share, from $3.7…

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Taking the Express Lane to Recognition

Express is poised to let fly with an elaborate multilayered marketing campaign aimed at rapidly boosting brand awareness.

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Beauty Beat: Classified Cosmetics: Starting a New ‘Era’

NEW YORK — The company that put foundation in an aerosol can is at it again.

Classified Cosmetics has built on its innovation, Era Face Spray-On Foundation, and expanded its offerings to include bronzers and shimmers, due out in August….

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Report Backs Nautica Foes

NEW YORK — Nautica Enterprises’ fight with a dissident investor group received a blow Wednesday when a prominent proxy advisory firm came out in favor of the insurgents just days before an expected showdown at the annual meeting next…

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Chart Topper

NEW YORK — MTV VJ Hilarie Burton knows music. And she’s no slouch when it comes to fashion, either. She likes Catherine Malandrino and Michel Perry, but at heart, this 21-year-old is all about jeans, a T-shirt and a sexy pair of heels….

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The Architects of an Epicenter

Architect Jacques Herzog discusses his inspiration for Prada’s Epicenter store in Tokyo and how Prada’s competitors are already trying to copy it.

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Hilarie’s Hit List

NEW YORK — For Hilarie Burton, being stylish means more than just wearing the right labels. It also has a lot to do with attitude. So WWD asked the MTV VJ to rank her favorite artists, onstage and off, in terms of style and visual appeal….

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Expanding Earl Lands in London

LONDON — Earl Jean opened its first U.K. flagship in Notting Hill last month and, staying true to its roots, it’s all about the product. The site, on Ledbury Road, is also the label’s first freestanding European…

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Replay Rejiggers U.S. Approach

MILAN — At a time when many American brands are rising to prominence in the high-end jeans market pioneered by European companies, one of those pioneers — the Italian brand, Replay — is looking to retrench its U.S….

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Tuning In Customers

THE BEAT: Who puts the bop in the shop? DMX, which supplies retailers with the music that makes the store environment

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Dressing Up Chula Girls

NEW YORK — Combine a contemporary look with a Latin flair and the result is Chula.

The line is being launched for holiday by Infinite Apparel Group, which primarily produces private label merchandise.

“The Latino influence is…

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Chasing The Waves

NEW YORK — The ocean of swimwear brands is about to get more crowded, and the new players jumping into the mix couldn’t be more different.

Izod swimwear, part of a major launch of the brand into women’s wear, is aimed at those…

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After Hours With Avia

LOS ANGELES — Activewear maker Avia launched its retro and performance basketball collection last month with a late-night bash at Concorde, a popular Hollywood haunt.

Although the dress code called for sporty old-school gear, hipsters and…

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Stores de Force

WWDList: The 15 high-end apparel and accessories labels with the greatest number of freestanding stores worldwide

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More Than Sundries for Sale

Hotels are out to conquer the next retail frontier – better fashion – with shops offering more than souvenir T-shirts and mugs or forgotten toiletries.

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Kors, Nordstrom Team Up At D.C. Fund-Raising Event

WASHINGTON — Michael Kors swept through Washington last week where he found his political base at a Nordstrom-sponsored charity fashion show in an 18th-century mansion.

Kors, who said he has no aspirations to dress a first lady,…

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Financial

Tefron Expecting Weak Quarter

NEW YORK — Shares of Tefron Ltd. got pounded on Wednesday after it said it is expecting to post a second-quarter loss and profoundly weaker sales.

Shares of Tefron lost 82 cents, or 19.8 percent, to close the day at $3.32 on the New York…

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Olé! Penney’s Names Hispanic Model-Search Winners

NEW YORK — After walking the runway to the beat of “Oye Como Va,” Willy Vega, 17, of Miami, and Jennifer Mejia, 17, of Puerto Rico were selected as the winners of J.C. Penney’s Hispanic model search, called Modelo Mundial-World…

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Beauty Beat: Expanding Horizons

NEW YORK — Christopher L. Carameros, executive vice president of Helen of Troy Ltd., has assumed the additional responsibilities of chief financial officer. In addition to his new duties as cfo, Carameros will continue to oversee the…

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