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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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SFA’s Succession Plan: Is Fred Wilson the One Taking the CEO Reins?

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Overview

Fred Wilson, Donna Karan International's chief, appears to be the successor to Christina Johnson as president and ceo of Saks Fifth Avenue.

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A Sunshine State

LOS ANGELES — At her Monday night show, Corey Lynn Calter made it clear that she has California on her mind. She set the mood — literally — with the scent of Coppertone mingling with wafts of cotton candy. Although she doesn’t…

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SFA’s Succession Plan: Is Fred Wilson the One Taking the CEO Reins?

Fred Wilson, Donna Karan International’s chief, appears to be the successor to Christina Johnson as president and ceo of Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Fashion Features

Jones to Drop Rena Rowan, Sees Net Fall

Jones Apparel Group was expecting a tough third quarter and it got one, as earnings slid by 27.7 percent on a 7.9 percent dip in sales.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Mavi Taps Frankel…Levin Named At Lauren

  • MAVI TAPS FRANKEL: In a move to shore up its management and drive growth, Mavi Jeans Inc. on Tuesday named David Frankel president of its U.S. operations. He reports to Ersin Akarlilar, who has been named ceo of the Istanbul-based…

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Clarification

A Prada spokesman clarified that the company is discussing the possibility of selling an additional stake in the British shoe company Church’s to Equinox Investment, as reported Tuesday on page 2. However, his quote in the article referred to an…

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Correction

Denis Poroy, AP Photos, took the shot of the California wildfires on page 3, Tuesday. The credit was omitted.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Estée Lauder Continues To Report Strong Gains

The Estée Lauder Cos. began the new fiscal year much as it ended the last one – with healthy bottom- and top-line gains.

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Fashion Features

‘Fashioning the Future’ Is Focus Of WWD/DNR 2003 CEO Summit

NEW YORK — Karl Lagerfeld is doing it. So are Jeff Bezos, Barry Diller, Fabien Baron and Wilbur L. Ross Jr.

The quintet are among the luminaries poised to light up WWD/DNR’s 2003 CEO Summit, “Fashioning the Future,” with…

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Weston Freezes Selfridges’ Expansion

LONDON — Selfridges’ new owner, Galen Weston, is putting the stops on store rollouts — at least for now.

A Selfridges spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that stores tentatively planned for the U.K. cities of Bristol, Leeds and…

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Financial

Job Market Propels Consumer Confidence

Optimism appeared to take root this month as more favorable labor market conditions drove consumer confidence higher.

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People

Suzy

Sizzling friendship on two wheels…Henry Kissinger’s “Crisis”…A jinx for Jinx…Meanwhile, back at all the ranches.

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Fashion Features

The West Wing – Corey Lynn Carter, Shawn and Bao Tranchi

This Left-Coast party was totally democratic with goths, Mods and New Wavers, summer-lovin’ babes and It Girls from Down Under.

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Biding Time

Don’t look too pretty. An odd philosophy for a fashion line, but for Australia’s Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke, the team behind Sass & Bide, it’s the key to making beautiful clothes. “Old, beaten up and imperfect,…

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Fashion Scoops: Bid This…Eyescratcher…In The Pink…L.A. Ghost Stories…

BID THIS: The online world is beginning to look like a department store. EBay currently features a range of Knoll furniture that’s been customized by Stephen Sprouse in an auction that benefits the Design Industry Foundation…

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Fashion Features

Details Key to Spring Knitwear

DALLAS — Diversity is the name of the game for knitwear firms bidding to build their businesses for spring.

These companies are saying goodbye to bland in favor of trend-based knit collections that appeal to a wider and more fashion-savvy…

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LizWorld: One Brand, More Diversity

In an effort that is more strategic positioning than cost-cutting in nature, Liz Claiborne is consolidating its namesake’s subbrands into one master label.

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Fashion Features

Retailers’ Confidence On Display in Atlanta

Retailers ordering spring merchandise during Atlanta market were buying with more confidence than usual, reflecting a boost in business this fall.

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Fashion Features

Contested Tariff Bill Takes Step Forward

WASHINGTON — The House Ways and Means Committee passed Republican-backed tax-break legislation Tuesday designed to keep the European Union from slapping $4 billion in punitive tariffs on U.S. exports, including apparel and textiles, by…

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Changes Aim to Keep EU Competitive

BRUSSELS — With a little more than a year to go until global textile and clothing quotas disappear for good, the European Commission on Tuesday unveiled a series of measures including a new “Made in Europe” label aimed at preserving…

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Jones Names Planned Kasper A.S.L. Leaders

NEW YORK — With Jones Apparel Group’s acquisition of Kasper A.S.L. set to close in early December, the new team to run the business is coming into focus.

“We are very heavily involved in the integration of their teams with…

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Fashion Features

Wenner, American Media Feud Heightens

NEW YORK — The battle between David Pecker’s American Media and Wenner Media escalated this week.

While the two companies have been in ferocious competition since AMI poached Us Weekly’s editor in chief Bonnie Fuller for a…

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Fashion Features

Andrus Named Gadzooks GMM

NEW YORK — Sherry Andrus has joined Gadzooks Inc., the Dallas-based women’s specialty chain, as general merchandise manager.

Andrus succeeds Troy Myers, who has left the firm. He joined Gadzooks this summer as it was beginning its…

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Fashion Features

Kernaghan, Worker Detail Diddy Claims

The National Labor Committee kicked off a new anti-sweatshop campaign on Tuesday against Sean Combs’ Sean John apparel company.

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Fashion Features

Shifting Lanes in Junior, Contemporary

After several years of consistently strong sales in juniors and contemporary segments, spending patterns are starting to shift.

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Fashion Features

Going Places

Nostalgic for the days of flower children? Escada Sport’s serving plenty of groovy patchwork suedes, fringed vests and skirts and bell-bottom jeans.

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Fashion Features

Keep It Simple

NEW YORK — For the past few seasons, Gilles Mendel has been slipping a few ready-to-wear looks into his J. Mendel fur collection. The lineup he showed for spring, however, struck a balance between the two, with furs accenting much of the…

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