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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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The Buzz on Tommy: No Rush for New CEO Nor for Acquistions

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Despite mounting pressure from Wall Street to name a new chief executive officer and make acquisitions, Tommy Hilfiger, honorary chairman of his eponymous firm, figures he still has plenty of time to replace Joel Horowitz.

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Sean John Flagship Postponed

Sean John officials said negotiations for its first prospective retail venture had hit a roadblock and a New York flagship would not open this fall.

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Fashion Features

Textile, Apparel Lose 5,400 Jobs in June

The apparel and textile industries, stuck in a pattern of constant employment erosion, lost a combined 5,400 jobs in June.

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Fashion Features

Stock Levels Key to Second Half

Financial: A recent inventory glut could hamper second-quarter results and limit the flexibility of retailers going into the second half.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Done Deals…Coach’s Philadelphia Story

DONE DEALS: Aris Industries Inc. said Thursday that it completed its sale of the XOXO, Lola and Fragile trademarks, along with certain related assets and goodwill, to Global Brand Holdings LLC, for $43 million in cash, a deal first announced in…

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Fashion Features

Correction

A story on the launch of Parfums Kenzo’s KenzoAir fragrance was accompanied by the wrong photograph on page 8, June 27. The KenzoAir bottle is pictured here.

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Fashion Features

The Sleek Life

MILAN — Fendi chose to play up the unveiling of its pre-spring collection by holding its first-ever runway show for the season on Wednesday. Christian Dior president Sidney Toledano, who, as reported, has been tapped to oversee the strategy of…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Helena Christensen’s Star Quality … Country Road’s Fresh Face

STAR QUALITY: Supermodel of yore Helena Christensen will be the star of the Emanuel Ungaro couture show on Wednesday — and then some. The couturier selected the green-eyed beauty for embodying the timeless allure of Ava Gardner. He…

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Fashion Features

Safilo Buys Outlook Eyewear, Adding Several Key Licenses

MILAN — JLo and Liz eyewear have found a new home.

Italian eyewear group Safilo has bought the Denver-based Outlook Eyewear Co., the licensee for JLo and Liz Claiborne eyewear, for an undisclosed sum.

Outlook Eyewear was previously…

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Fashion Features

MAGIC Adds Textiles With August Edition

The MAGIC trade show in Las Vegas is adding a section dedicated to textiles called Fabric@MAGIC, to debut at its next edition on Aug. 25.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Dr. Comenge BioTexture More Than Meets the Eye … Lavielle Moves to Lancome

NEW YORK — There’s a newcomer within the beauty industry’s upscale, physician-marketed skin care arena, a playing field established in recent years by names like Perricone, Murad, Bays Brown and Brandt.

José…

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Fashion Features

Judge Reverses Wal-Mart Union Ruling

BOSTON — An Arkansas Supreme Court judge has reversed a decision barring the United Food & Commercial Workers union from entering Sam’s Club or Wal-Mart Stores nationwide in order to solicit store associates.

The July 3 ruling…

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Fashion Features

Harrods Taps Simonin as CEO

Just days after leaving Escada AG, Richard Simonin has found a new home in London as chief executive officer of Harrods department store.

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Financial

Early Comps Hurt by Wet June

NEW YORK — Seemingly endless showers in June depressed retail results along with shoppers’ spirits, as The Dress Barn and Deb Shops both reported decreases in their same-store sales.

However Christopher & Banks, the…

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Fashion Features

Levi’s Adds to Board, Sees Moody’s Downgrade Debt

Levi Strauss & Co. has named Pat House, a founder of Siebel Systems, to its board, filling a seat that was vacated in April by Tully Friedman.

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Fashion Features

W2W/ What to Watch: Innerwear Second-Half Forecast

The spin-off movement makes its mark…Sara Lee flexes its market muscle…The private label dilemma…Brands cross the divide.

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Fashion Features

W2W / What to Watch: Accessories/Jewelry Second-Half Forecast

Accessories: The rage for custom-made bags…dusting off gloves…in-store shops on the rise…jewelry and watches extending…sunglasses also rise.

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Fashion Features

Smithsonian Brings Diamonds to D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Smithsonian’s three-month summer exhibition of seven privately owned, rare diamonds opened in Washington late last month with a splashy dinner filled with diamond executives and plenty of cutting…

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Fashion Features

Aguilera’s Versace Look

Versace has tapped pop star Christina Aguilera for its fall print ad campaign, which premieres in Interview magazine’s August music issue.

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Fashion Features

Europe Watch: Weston’s Shoo-In … Groupe Clarin’s Closing Cost … Slow Growth Summer

WESTON’S SHOO-IN: Galen Weston on Friday cleared an important hurdle in his bid for Selfridges when Aletheia Partners said it was no longer planning a rival bid for the store. “In light of the continuing uncertainty regarding the…

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W2W / What to Watch: Legwear Second-Half Forecast

Colorful tights, a throwback to the Sixties, are popping up all over in a rainbow of offerings…Hue’s Boot-tique line is made for walking.

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People

Eye: Webb Mistress…Olivia’s Hour…

Talking with Olivia Williams, starring now in “The Heart of Me” and come Christmas in “Peter Pan”…and “X-Play” host Morgan Webb…plus a scoop.

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People

Eye Scoop

WESTON CONNECTION: London was more swinging than a three-ring circus during its recent social season. Sir Elton John’s fifth annual White Tie & Tiara Ball might have attracted the most paparazzi — and raised millions…

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Fashion Features

Hot Stuff

NEW YORK — Narciso Rodriguez has just cranked the heat up to sizzle. His resort collection is full of the lean, sexy silhouettes he’s known for, and he also threw in splashes of fire-engine red just to liven things up. Here, his skintight…

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Fashion Features

The Buzz on Tommy: No Rush for New CEO Nor for Acquisitions

Despite mounting pressure from Wall Street to name a new ceo and make acquisitions, Tommy Hilfiger feels he still has plenty of time to take action.

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