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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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Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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Retail Shares Plummet On Fears of Terrorism, Economic Uncertainty

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Under pressure from more bad news, like oil prices and unemployment, the stock market plunged again Monday, taking retail and apparel shares with it.

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Pellat-Finet Set for U.S. Push

PARIS — Let other designers obsess about the red carpet. Lucien Pellat-Finet is more interested in the grocery aisle.

“We dress the stars, but when they go to the supermarket, in their everyday lives,” quipped the Paris-based…

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People

Deco Echoes

Partying with the Traina gang in San Francisco.

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People

La Nouvelle Justine

LOS ANGELES — She may be South African-born, Cambridge-educated and London-reared, but Justine Waddell doesn’t always depend on her good breeding to snag posh roles.

A week after playing Natalie Wood on ABC this month, she signed…

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Fashion Features

Asia Watch: Exiting Food … Fur Show Records … Dickson Gives Seibu Red Light (District) …

EXITING FOOD: Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., which runs Uniqlo, has decided to pull out of the food retailing business by the end of April. In September 2002, the firm started retailing vegetables and other fresh foods through its Web site and stores…

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Fashion Features

Dressing Like a Lady

Dresses are off to a strong start for spring and are expected to have a stellar season, as they benefit from a fondness for frills.

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Fashion Features

Pushing Pink at Prato

FLORENCE — Pink and plaid predominated at Prato.

Textile mills showing at the recent Prato Expo trade fair unveiled spring-summer 2005 lines that included bold colors and a splash of patterns.

Companies from the Prato region and…

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Fashion Features

RadiciSpandex Plans Growth in U.S.

RadiciSpandex Corp. revealed plans to expand its manufacturing capacity in the U.S.

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Fashion Features

Swatches: Weaving a Web … RadiciSpandex Taps Nicole Miller …

WEAVING A WEB: While the fashion flock continues to wait and hear whether or not spider “silk” will ever make it to the mainstream (it is presently being used in a medical capacity and in the military), a new play tells the story of…

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Fashion Features

Seeking a Delicate Balance in São Paulo

SAO PAULO — Call it the discovery channel.

The recent São Paulo Fashion Week attracted foreign buyers looking for alternatives to current global trends, from a fresh look in designer jeans to a little-known stylist who possesses the…

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Fashion Features

Premiere Classe Feels Euro Sting From Soft Dollar

Vintage, Art Deco and feminine designs topped the trends at the Premiere Classe accessories show held in Paris this month.

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Fashion Features

Gap Taps U.K. Director

LONDON — Following a seven-month search, Gap Inc. has named Bernadette Foster as the managing director of U.K. operations. Gap said in a statement Monday that Foster will report to Andrew Rolfe, president of the company’s international…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Towing the Line …

TOWING THE LINE: “Joan of Arcadia” star Mary Steenburgen wasn’t having any visions of running 26.2 miles Sunday morning in Central Park. She just helped More magazine editor Susan Crandell hold the finish line…

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Fashion Features

NPD: Women’s Apparel Spending Down in 2003

Deflation, markdowns and better values meant U.S. consumers spent less but bought more apparel last year, according to NPD Group research.

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Fashion Features

The Name Game

NEW YORK — Bryan Bradley is well-known for his whimsical looks for young socials, but, in his fall Tuleh collection, he turned things up a notch, adding more audacious looks that would please racy starlets, too. Among them were his logo…

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Fashion Features

Retail Shares Plummet On Fears of Terrorism, Economic Uncertainty

Under pressure from more bad news, like oil prices and unemployment, the stock market plunged again Monday, taking retail and apparel shares with it.

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Fashion Features

Mexican Exit Drags Tarrant Down in ’03

NEW YORK — Closing its Mexican manufacturing operations helped Tarrant Apparel Group to positive earnings for the fourth quarter, but pushed year-end results deeper into the red.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, the Los Angeles-based…

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Fashion Features

Feds Indict Trends CEO In Organized Crime Raid

NEW YORK — Tomas Cabrerizo, the chief executive officer of a Miami-based sourcing company called Trends Clothing, was among 25 people arrested by law enforcement authorities last Thursday in what they described as a major organized-crime…

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Fashion Features

PPR Put For Gucci Under Way

PARIS — Pinault-Printemps-Redoute opened its $2.5 billion stock put for the 32.42 percent of Gucci Group it doesn’t already own.

The French retailer said in a statement Monday that it would pay $85.52 per share for the outstanding…

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Fashion Features

Beginning Better’s Bonanza

The better floor has taken on a new complexion for spring, and retailers said they’re having a strong response to several key collections.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: No Increase for Lacy … McCracken’s Next Move … Board Member …

NO INCREASE FOR LACY: Sears, Roebuck & Co.’s failure to meet earnings growth targets for the year ended Jan. 3, 2004 has resulted in a 50 percent cut in bonus for Alan Lacy, the retailer’s chairman and chief executive, according to…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Resolution Close For Creed, Rahme … Revlon: Part One Done … Walgreen Net Up 16.9%…

The dispute between Olivier Creed and his firm’s ex-U.S. distributor appears to be cooling; Revlon completes Step One in its debt-reduction program.

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Memo Pad: The Party’s Over … Losing Face … Gimme Shelter …

THE PARTY’S OVER: The New York Times Magazine’s brain drain continues. First Adam Moss left, he then enticed features editor Hugo Lindgren to join him at New York Magazine, and now Style & Entertaining editor William…

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