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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.

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Sizing Up the Democratic Field

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Fashion Features

Industry 212: In the Pink

Reports from the 212 show.

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Retail Features

Plugging Ahead to B-T-S

A plug for Plugg’s relaunched junior line.

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Retail Features

Women’s Apparel Scores at Super Show

ORLANDO, Fla. — Despite flat sales for the overall sporting goods industry in 2003, sports retailers and manufacturers are pumping up their offerings of women’s apparel, which has lately been a star performer in this arena.

That was…

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Fashion Features

Equinox Shows Off Some Star Power in New Advertising Campaign

NEW YORK — Equinox, the 21-unit health club chain, called on several celebrity models to star in its new national ad campaign.

Actresses Lisa Marie Presley, “Kill Bill” star Chiaki Kuriyama, pro volleyball player and new…

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Fashion Features

Views of the Underground

The influential photographer Bruce Davidson discusses his latest effort, “Subway.”

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Fashion Features

Hermès’ Artistic Approach

PARIS — It started with a parking lot in Brussels — and ended with a network of impressive exhibitions dotting the globe.

That’s how Stephane Wargnier, corporate communications director at Hermès, relates the luxury…

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Fashion Features

Designer Panels Get Nostalgic

NEW YORK — Although designers have been sometimes accused of mining the depths of bygone eras for fashion inspirations a little too much, there is often a more literal connection to modern times than might first meet the eye.

During two…

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Fashion Features

Sizing Up the Democratic Field

WASHINGTON — The Democratic field of candidates seeking their party’s nomination to challenge President Bush’s reelection bid faces its first test Monday with the Iowa caucuses, followed by the Jan. 27 New Hampshire…

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Fashion Features

Haute Spots

What’s happening around town in the City of Light as couture week gets rolling.

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Fashion Features

Wholesale Apparel Prices Rise in Dec.

Wholesale prices for domestically produced women’s apparel rose 0.3 percent in December, according to the Labor Department.

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Fashion Features

Beige Book: Luxe Looks Strong

WASHINGTON — The nation’s economy is showing signs of continuing improvement, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday in its Beige Book, while confirming what many have suspected: Sales of luxury goods are on the rebound.

In the…

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Fashion Features

Power Centers

The 10 retailers with the highest volume worldwide

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Fashion Features

Jump Start

NEW YORK — Think you can fly? Well, it appears that designers do, since they’re bringing back the jumpsuit in force this season. Here, Diesel’s zip-front cotton halter version, worn with a Kangol cap, Echo scarf and Converse…

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Fashion Features

With Men’s Show, Tom Ford Starts His Farewell Tour at Gucci

Tom Ford began his long goodbye with his usual steely focus and energy as he presented his last Gucci men’s collection Wednesday night in Milan.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: De Sole’s Dough…Mr. Chairman…Taffet Up…

  • DE SOLE’S DOUGH: Gucci president and chief executive Domenico De Sole’s pockets got a bit heavier this month. He made $4.57 million by exercising another batch of his stock options. The Amsterdam stock market regulator…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Photo credits in Monday’s issue were inadvertently omitted for Wal-Mart chief H. Lee Scott, from AP, on page 7, and for a credit card shopper, from Corbis, on page 13.

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Fashion Features

Sears Shuffles Apparel Execs

Determined to pump up its $10 billion fashion business, Sears named a new apparel chief and a president and chief executive of Lands’ End Inc.

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Fashion Features

No China-U.S. Deal, as Imports Rise

The U.S. and China failed to reach a deal this week over safeguard quotas, as China again increased its share of U.S. imports in November.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Dance Fever…The Latest Yarn…Off The Ice…

DANCE FEVER: Saks Fifth Avenue is teaming up with the American Ballet Theatre to give its dancers a better fashion look, although not in the traditional makeover sense. The retailer has signed on as the leading corporate sponsor of a new…

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Fashion Features

Kors Signs Accessories Pact

NEW YORK — Michael Kors Inc. added a new license for its designer collection and upcoming Michael Michael Kors launch on Wednesday, signing Cipriani Accessories Inc. to develop certain categories of leather accessories under both…

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People

Contact High

Susan Stroman’s design in dance.

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People

Eye Scoop: Adieu To Les Deux

A party on the left coast.

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People

Air Jordan

LOS ANGELES — Interior design guru Greg Jordan went all out to mark the opening of his West Hollywood studio. Blaine and Robert Trump, who cohosted the evening with Linda and Jerry Bruckheimer and Kelly

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People

Baseman’s Home Runs

Gary Baseman hits a home run with “Teacher’s Pet.”

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Escada Scent Evokes Greek Isles … Changes at Lancaster … Clinique’s Asian Ads … Beiersdorf’s Record High

PARIS — Escada will introduce its 12th limited-edition seasonal fragrance, called Island Kiss, worldwide starting in February.

Inspiration for the scent came from both the Greek islands and a miniskirt-and-bikini-top ensemble from…

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Fashion Features

Early Signs of Fall

The first previews of the fall women’s fashion season sashayed down the runways during the fall men’s wear shows. Here’s a look.

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Levi’s Signature Hits Target

The mass-priced Levi Strauss Signature line filed into Target Stores’ 1,227 units Wednesday, marking the brand’s second full rollout across a major U.S. discounter.

In a move that appears to reflect Minneapolis-based Target’s…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Tommy Bahama Promotion

Tommy Bahama has named Don Kerkes to the new post of president of the Indigo Palms and Island Soft brands. He had served as director of Indigo Palms, the brand’s jeans line. In his new post, he will remain based at the firm’s Seattle…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Cult Offering

Blue Cult is reaching out to the film set. The Los Angeles-based firm, which first became known for its butt-lift-bottom jeans, has produced a bag designed to hold items Hewlett-Packard is giving away to A-list guests like Mandy Moore, Ashton Kutcher…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Hot Kiss Kester

Junior denim and sportswear resource Hot Kiss on Monday named industry veteran Jay Kester president. In the newly created position Kester will oversee the sales and distribution of the Los Angeles-based company’s sportswear, denim and dress…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Lee Goes Back to Its Roots

When executives at Lee Co. turned to teens to get some insight into how to market to them, they learned a simple lesson: Just be yourself.

“What we found in our research was that the junior shopper of today is very different from the Gen-X…

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Fashion Features

Intermezzo’s Bright Summer

Reports from the Intermezzo show.

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