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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.

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Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

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Bulgari’s Russian Night: Luxe Brand Heads North To Launch Diamond Line

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Leaving behind the glow of its native Roman sun, Bulgari chose St. Petersburg to unveil its latest line, Astrale.

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Alfredo Versace Ordered to Jail

NEW YORK — Alfredo Versace is headed to jail for civil contempt.

Federal District Court Judge Peter Leisure on Wednesday handed down the order, stating that Versace must surrender to the U.S. Marshall on April 12 for a “term of civil…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Making the Connection … I.C. Isaacs Trims Loss … Embracing Imperfection …

Making the Connection

Denim rules at The Jean Connection. Unusual and hard-to-find fashion denim lines are a specialty at the 10-year-old store in Dallas’ Preston Center, which carries nearly 30 brands for women, men and children…

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Grabbing Hold of the Teen Dollar

Fashionable, comfortable and priced right seems to be the formula for success with teen consumers. But it’s easier said than done.

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Fashion Features

Women’s Golf: Getting Crowded on the Course

The rising popularity of golf among women is luring more fashion apparel firms into the category.

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Fashion Features

NCTO Pushes Jobs Issue

WASHINGTON — The National Council of Textile Organizations wants to hit politicians where it hurts: in the ballot box.

Officials from the new lobbying group forged by fabric and yarn makers launched their organization Tuesday on Capitol…

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RCS’ Abboud Sale Said Done, Marty Staff to Be Named CEO

NEW YORK — RCS MediaGroup is expected to announce today that it has completed its sale of Joseph Abboud to a unit of a Boston-based equity firm, and that Marty Staff will replace Robert J. Wichser as president and chief executive officer of the…

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Chinatown Residents Lobby for 9/11 Funds

NEW YORK —?A crowd of several dozen residents of Chinatown and the Lower East Side gathered outside a state office building in Manhattan Wednesday to complain that $1.2 billion in federal funds allocated to help their neighborhoods recuperate…

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Coach Signs Rodeo Drive Lease

NEW YORK — Coach has found a Beverly Hills address to add to its burgeoning retail network and collection of products, WWD has learned.

A long-term lease was signed at 325 North Rodeo Drive for a two-level, 4,200-square-foot unit,…

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TV Advertising Recognition: The 10 most effective new TV commercials launched between Feb. 16 and Feb. 29

It’s not every TV commercial that can break through the clutter during the Academy Awards, where several of the spots on this list first aired. You need a unique message, captivating images, a trustworthy spokesperson and an appealing product….

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Fashion Features

Silver Belle

LOS ANGELES — Mastering the art of mixing high-glam looks with comfortable athletic fare, 21-year-old Jenni Kayne sent out a wonderful collection Tuesday night to a packed house with a star-studded front row. No longer playing to a girly…

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Fashion Features

Bulgari’s Russian Night: Luxe Brand Heads North To Launch Diamond Line

Leaving behind the glow of its native Roman sun, Bulgari chose St. Petersburg to unveil its latest line, Astrale.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Tender Goes It … Coats Will Wait … Gardens Grow …

TENDER GOES IT: Adidas-Salomon announced Wednesday an offer to purchase the 20.8 percent of Salomon & Taylor Made Co. it doesn’t already own. The offer for shares in the maker of its secondary brands is expected to last 43 days….

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Financial

Analysts Foresee Surge In Gucci’s 4th-Qtr. Sales

As Gucci Group prepares to release financial results today, analysts expect strong sales in the fourth quarter but a drop in net profits for the year.

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Fashion Features

Gucci Names Bédos CEO at Boucheron

Gucci Group named Jean-Christophe Bédos, a Cartier executive, as ceo of Boucheron, succeeding Brian Blake, who is leaving this month.

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Lanvin to Nix Perfume, Watch Businesses

Facing what it calls “a deteriorated economic situation,” Lanvin plans to lay off up to 65 people and exit the perfume and watch businesses.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Blackout … Wek This Way … Extra, Valextra …

BLACKOUT: Color in springtime? Who needs it? That seems to be the case in Paris, where stars attending this week’s Paris Film Festival are rediscovering the power of the little black dress. On opening night, Monica Bellucci, star of…

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People

Westwood’s Way

LONDON — They came in pirate hats with feathers as tall as sunflower stalks, curvy dresses with bustles and spiky punk hairdos. The party to kick off the Vivienne Westwood exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum was a champagne-fueled…

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People

Dancing Queen

Liane Weintraub shakes up the L.A. dance scene.

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People

Lost Cause

Since the film opened last September, the “Lost in Translation” journey for Sofia Coppola has been one long party, from premieres to awards ceremonies and finally culminating with this week’s MoMA benefit, “A Work in…

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Fashion Features

Vuitton Plans 3rd NYC Unit

NEW YORK — A giant flagship apparently doesn’t suffice.

Louis Vuitton, the French leather goods, shoes, jewelry and ready-to-wear brand, plans to supplement its 11-story flagship at 1 East 57th Street with a smaller shop at 845…

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A Little Luxe- Jenni Kayne, Mason, Pegah Anvarian and Rami Kashou

The L.A. shows continued apace as Hollywood’s A-list got a glimpse of Jenni Kayne’s simple yet rich looks, while Michelle Mason evoked an Edwardian charm at Mason.

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Perchance to Dream

With a new leader at the Los Angeles chapter of GenArt, (publicist and show producer Lee Trimble), the show’s three-part theatrical installment late Monday night at a Culver City sound studio was a welcome diversion from the runway parade at…

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Big Start for New Dallas Venue

DALLAS — The kickoff market of FashionCenterDallas raised traffic, spirits and most importantly, bookings, according to reps.

“This is fantastic,” said Robert Bronstein, president of BCBG. “The first day of the show we…

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Hilfiger L.A. Stores Close

LOS ANGELES — Tommy Hilfiger threw in the retail towel here this week.

All three Hilfiger stores in the greater Los Angeles area closed as of Wednesday, only two years after they opened to replace the corporation’s much-publicized…

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Fashion Features

StyleMax: Color Is King

CHICAGO — Looking to add newness and a punch of color to their specialty stores, many Midwestern retailers found what they wanted at Chicago’s StyleMax fashion market, which ran March 13-16 at the Merchandise…

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Beauty Beat: Shiseido Raises Forecast … Vorwerk Gets Jafra … Multimedia Meeting …

TOKYO — Shiseido Co., Ltd revised its net profits projection upward by 8.7 percent for fiscal 2004, partly as a result of a reduction in the amount it pays into its employee pension fund.

The extraordinary income deriving from the pension…

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Fashion Features

Dan River Files Chapter 11

Citing the need to lighten its debt load, Dan River on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Georgia’s northern district court.

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Catherine Sadler Steps Down at Ann Taylor

NEW YORK — After helping along Coach and then Ann Taylor, Catherine Sadler is striking out on her own.

Sadler, who stepped down as chief marketing officer of Ann Taylor Stores Corp. on Wednesday, turned a page in her career and launched…

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