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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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A Deeper Shade of Red: Revlon Losses Extend To 20 Straight Quarters

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The ongoing financial crisis at Revlon Inc. continued as the beauty again languished in the red during the third quarter.

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Banding Together for the Cause

NEW YORK — The fashion and apparel industries are increasingly teaming up to shout a message loud and clear about breast cancer awareness.

Whether it’s ready-to-wear designer Betsey Johnson, bra specialist Wacoal with its Donna…

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Fashion Features

Niche Markets Are Hair’s Next Hope

Marketers are aiming at the untapped consumer, and are discovering that brunettes, Hispanics and men could be the key to success for 2004.

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Fashion Features

Snippets: Seen And Heard At ECRM

SEEN AND HEARD AT ECRM: Advanced Research Labs is launching nine sku’s of Smooth ‘n Shine Repair Xtreme, an extension of the Smooth ‘n Shine line; Alberto-Culver is taking VO5 to a mid-tier pricepoint, $1.99 to $2.39,…

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Claiborne Profits Grow 17%

Liz Claiborne Inc. turned in double-digit third-quarter gains on both the top and bottom line, but still managed to rattle investors with 2004 projections.

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Fashion Features

Renown, D’Urban Join Forces

Japanese firms Renown Inc. and D’Urban Inc. are establishing a joint holding company to integrate management control of the two companies.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Christian Dion…Slim Kal…The Two Queens…Fighting Fire With Fashion…

CHRISTIAN DION?: Las Vegas continues to move in a decidedly upscale direction. To wit: Celine Dion, who has a one-woman show on at Caesars Palace, is trading up in the costume department. WWD has learned the diva has been in fittings of…

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Fashion Features

Behind The Scenes

From bright blue eye shadow to out-to-there hair, runway beauty trends for spring 2004 are anything but boring.

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Karl Heads Down Under, Via Vogue

SYDNEY — From fireworks launched off floating Karl Lagerfeld effigies under the Sydney Harbour Bridge to life-size, laser-cut Karl silhouettes scattered around the party venue, the designer was conspicuous (yet absent) at the Sydney Opera House…

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Memo Pad: He Said, She Said…Forget Riding Off Into The Sunset…This Magazine Has Been Discontinued

HE SAID, SHE SAID: It was like watching a train wreck.

And so the viewers gathered Thursday for the first day of the Gruner + Jahr v. Rosie O’Donnell court case, practically the first corporate dispute of its sort to…

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Catching a Wave

NEW YORK — Teen People rode into the Quiksilver Boardriders Club store in Times Square on Saturday, drawing about 400 hopefuls vying for a chance to model the latest fashions in an upcoming issue and on roxy.com. The event didn’t begin…

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Fashion Features

Mass Movers

NEW YORK — Mass beauty is sharpening its innovative edge in both hair and fragrance with Brilliant Brunette, a 13-item hair care and styling line from John Frieda, and C’est Moi, an exclusive Walgreens fragrance. For more, see stories in…

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A Deeper Shade of Red: Revlon Losses Extend To 20 Straight Quarters

The financial crisis at Revlon Inc. continued as it posted a net loss of $54.7 million in the third quarter, bringing its losing streak to 20 straight quarters.

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Fashion Features

No Decision Yet for De Sole, Ford

MILAN — The waiting game continues on the Tom and Dom front.

Gucci Group president and chief executive Domenico De Sole had said he and creative director Tom Ford would “probably” reach a decision about the renewal of their…

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Fashion Features

Limited Stores Appoints CEO

Jeff Sherman resigned as chief executive of the Limited Stores division of Limited Brands, and will be succeeded by Charles “Chuck” Turlinski.

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Fashion Features

JLo Adds Outerwear, Handbags

Sweetface Fashion Co., the holding firm for the JLo brand, said two more categories, handbags and outerwear, will be added to the growing empire.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Ross Gets Burlington Nod…Australia Says No

  • ROSS GETS BURLINGTON NOD: A bankruptcy court judge in Wilmington, Del., on Thursday approved W.L. Ross & Co.’s $614 million deal to buy Burlington Industries Inc. Wilbur Ross, chairman and chief executive of the investment concern…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The Nightclub in the Sky party with Paper Magazine, held last Saturday, was sponsored by A|X Armani Exchange. The sponsor was incorrect in a Fashion Scoop on page 7, Thursday.

Pop star Jessica Simpson has been approached to be a spokeswoman for…

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Financial

Russell Net Falls 21% in 3Q

NEW YORK — Margin pressure and tough year-ago comparisons slashed Russell Corp.’s third-quarter earnings by more than a fifth, but the firm did easily surpass the Wall Street forecast.

For the three months ended Oct. 5, the…

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People

Suzy

Ashton gets naughty…Elton’s big bash for David…Getting set for the Library Lions…Who knows Halloween.

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Fashion Features

Lancaster Sets Course for Future

CAP D’ANTIBES, France — Lancaster’s renaissance is complete, say executives at the prestige brand.

Its rebirth was feted at a two-day event here on the shores of the Mediterranean. “The reason we brought you to this…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Former Lauder Exec Barnes Dies at 86

NEW YORK — Robert J. Barnes, the former president of Estée Lauder USA, died after a short illness Sunday at his home in Monarch Beach, Calif. He was 86 years old.

Barnes joined Estée Lauder in 1964 when the company was in its…

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Fashion Features

The Doctor Is In at Lancôme

Lancôme has added Dr. Tina S. Alster, founding director of the Washington Institute of Dermatological Laser Surgery, as its dermatological consultant.

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Fashion Features

A New Face for Tracie Martyn Skin Care

NEW YORK — After years of catering to Manhattan’s top beauties, skin care salon owner Tracie Martyn is working on a different wrinkle of her business: outside distribution.

While Martyn and her business partner, Marius Morariu, have…

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Fashion Features

Valentino Plans Beauty Turnaround

MILAN — Just three months after taking over the reins of the Valentino beauty brand from Unilever, Procter & Gamble has announced plans to develop and expand the brand to increase sales.

In an announcement made in conjunction with…

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Fashion Features

Skin Sense Gala Raises $775G

NEW YORK — Under the cavernous ceilings of Cipriani 42nd Street, some 550 beauty industry executives gathered Tuesday for the 2003 Skin Sense Award Gala, to honor Procter & Gamble’s Susan Arnold and Allure editor Linda Wells. The annual…

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Fashion Features

Aloette Thriving With TV Shoppers

NEW YORK — Atlanta-based Aloette Cosmetics Inc. is proving that great things really do come in small packages.

The 25-year-old company is growing at the rate of 64 percent this year, with sales jumping from $21.1 million in 2002 to an…

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Fashion Features

Higher Costs Trigger Earnings Decline for Del Labs

NEW YORK — Higher costs associated with its Sally Hansen products put a wrinkle in Del Laboratories’ third-quarter financial results.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the Uniondale, N.Y.-based cosmetics maker said profits slid…

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Fashion Features

Top Notes: Marionnaud Numbers…Lip Gloss Fever…Halev To Firmenich…Barnes’ Beauty…

MARIONNAUD NUMBERS: Parfumeries Marionnaud announced first-half net profits down 38 percent to $9.12 million at current exchange rates, or 7.8 million euros, from $14.73 million, or 12.6 million euros, year on year. The French perfumery…

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Fashion Features

Higher Costs Trigger Earnings Decline for Del Labs

NEW YORK — Higher costs associated with its Sally Hansen products put a wrinkle in Del Laboratories’ third-quarter financial results.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the Uniondale, N.Y.-based cosmetics maker said profits slid…

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Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Walgreens Designs Its Own Fragrance

NEW YORK — The dearth of new mass market fragrance launches inspired Walgreen Co. to do something radical — seek out a resource to create an exclusive scent for its 4,227 doors.

Starting this month, Walgreens is selling a fragrance…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Firms Think Pink

NEW YORK — With the growing number of beauty firms participating in the philanthropic efforts of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — and intensifying their own individual efforts — October’s already pink hue is growing…

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