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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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Furor Grows Over China: AFL-CIO Files 301 Claim With More in the Wings

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Overview

The election-year debate over the outsourcing of U.S. jobs just got more intense — and the apparel industry is taking center stage.

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Fashion Features

Sweater Report

PARIS — At Chloé, offhand chic is the name of the game, and Phoebe Philo has learned how to play it. This season, she paired masculine and feminine elements together in a way that was hip without being contrived, in pieces that ranged from…

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Fashion Features

Furor Grows Over China: AFL-CIO Files 301 Claim With More in the Wings

The election-year debate over the outsourcing of U.S. jobs just got more intense — and the apparel industry is taking center stage.

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Fashion Features

Gas-Price Surge Seen Affecting Store Spending

Rising gasoline prices — perhaps as high as $3 per gallon by the summer — could cool consumer spending, according to industry analysts.

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Fashion Features

Versace Weighing Several Options

As Versace continues to restructure its business and return to profitability, it is considering several financing options, including selling a minority stake.

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Fashion Features

WWD West: Transshipments Cause More L.A. Headaches

Transshipping and the scrutiny associated with it is causing serious delays at ports in Los Angeles. Here’s an update.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Fresh Frontiers … Tourneau’s Vision … Jill Runs Up the Hill …

FRESH FRONTIERS: Loro Piana has opened its first store in the Middle East, a 1,582-square-foot space on the first floor of Dubai’s Emirates Tower Shopping Boulevard. The opening brings Loro Piana’s directly owned store count to 63….

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Fashion Features

Intertex Goes Seamless

Intertex Apparel introduces knits called Simply Seamless by Maurice Sasson.

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Fashion Features

Haggar Women’s Wear Expands

Haggar Women’s Wear builds from the bottom up.

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Fashion Features

S&P: Sears Has Cash, but Needs Retail Panache to Compete

NEW YORK — The sale of Sears, Roebuck & Co.’s credit card business last year left the firm with increased pressure on its stores to succeed, as well as a boatload of cash, Standard & Poor’s said in an update on Tuesday.

There…

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Fashion Features

Paris Buyers Embrace Emerging Talent

PARIS — Despite unfavorable exchange rates and the bustle of catwalk shows, retailers squeezed out some time to visit the most recent round of trade shows here.

As buyers try to tantalize customers with small or exotic brands, they said…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Dancing with Armani … Cold Front … All in the Family …

DANCING WITH ARMANI: With runway collections and hotels in development, Giorgio Armani is a busy man, yet he still found time to collaborate with his close friend, Spanish choreographer Joaquin Cortes, on his latest work,…

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Fashion Features

Pinault Pays $185M Sanction to Settle Suit

PARIS — French tycoon François Pinault, who controls Gucci Group through the Pinault-Printemps-Redoute retail conglomerate, earlier this month paid $185 million in fines to settle litigation in the Executive Life case. The payment was…

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Fashion Features

Light Fantastic

NEW YORK — Whoever said artists use only the right side of their brains never met Leo Villareal.

The New Media artist, whose medium is measured in wattage, uses materials such as light bulbs, strobe lights and LEDs to create temporal…

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People

Suzy

Slim Aarons’ photos on display; Baby talk for Madonna; a Tuscan estate sale; India Hicks, the multitasker.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Olivier Creed Takes Legal Action Against Distributor Rahme … Bellanca’s Sequel …

PARIS — Olivier Creed is taking his firm’s former U.S. distributor, Laurice Rahme, to court.

Creed said he has initiated legal proceedings against Rahme in France, alleging she has not paid invoices totaling $1 million. Also, Creed…

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Fashion Features

Juicy Couture Looking To Make Swim Splash

Contemporary firm Juicy Couture is breaking into swimwear, marking the latest step in its quest to become a lifestyle brand.

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Fashion Features

Patrick Robinson Goes Home

LOS ANGELES — You can go home again — at least for the day, found Perry Ellis women’s sportswear designer Patrick Robinson, whose first trunk show for the brand, held last Saturday at Bloomingdale’s in Newport Beach, Calif.,…

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Memo Pad: Going Glossy …

GOING GLOSSY: What’s suddenly gotten into Nylon? It appears that founder and editor in chief Marvin Scott Jarrett has started steps two and three in what looks like a master plan to take the consummate fashion magazine for art…

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Fashion Features

Tadashi Embarks on Retail Dream

LOS ANGELES — The new American dream might not be owning a home, but a store.

As designers and manufacturers grow their lines and watch their department store real estate shrivel by comparison, they increasingly fantasize about a new…

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