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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

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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Retail

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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Riding the Asian Boom: Wave of Store Openings Planned by Luxe Brands

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Overview

The luxury rush to Asia continues, with Burberry opening another flagship in Tokyo last week and plans to open up to 30 stores in China by yearend.

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Accessories’ Fresh Option

NEW YORK — Jennifer Lopez was clearly onto something when she accessorized her eyes with fox fur lashes at last year’s Academy Awards.

From chinchilla to mink, rabbit and sable, fur of all stripes has become a material of choice in…

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Fashion Features

All ‘Rapped’ in Fur

NEW YORK — Rappers and other musicians are wearing fur like a coat of arms.

Eve, Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, Ashanti, Mary J. Blige and Beyoncé Knowles are among the many singers who have taken to fur and as a result are introducing…

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Fashion Features

How Tweed

NEW YORK — Here’s to the young Ladies Who Lunch. After all, there’s a whole new social generation, and designers are accommodating them with a fresh and quirky crop of suits for fall. Graphically patterned tweeds and the flirtiest of…

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Fashion Features

Riding the Asian Boom: Wave of Store Openings Planned by Luxe Brands

The luxury rush to Asia continues, with Burberry opening another flagship in Tokyo last week and plans to open up to 30 stores in China by yearend.

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Fashion Features

Missy Elliott Teams Up With Adidas

Hip-hop star Missy Elliott and Adidas are set to announce a deal today for a signature fashion collection, which will bow in stores in September.

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Fashion Features

PacSun Success Gets Top Execs Pay Raise

NEW YORK — Thanks to a stellar sales and earnings performance in 2003, Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. rewarded its top executives with hefty increases to their annual pay packages, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange…

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Fashion Features

Victoria’s Secret Nixes TV Special

The $3.8 billion lingerie specialist has decided to can its $10 million fashion extravaganza — billed as TV’s “Sexiest Night.”

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Fashion Features

In Brief: DuPont to Slash Jobs … Damiani News … May They Rise …

DUPONT TO SLASH JOBS: As it prepares for the sale of its Invista fibers business, DuPont said Monday it plans to reduce its head count by about 6 percent this year, as part of a broader cost-cutting campaign. The Wilmington, Del.-based…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Chloé is owned by Compagnie Financière Richemont. This was incorrect in an Eye item on Monday.

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People

Eighteen Again

Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of Naomi Campbell’s career as a model. Here are some celebrations and some reflections.

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Fashion Features

New Spin on Textile Tech in Japan

TOKYO —?The Japanese textile industry faces many of the same challenges as its counterparts in the U.S. and Europe, mainly surging competition from producers in nations where operating costs are lower.

To overcome their cost disadvantages,…

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Fashion Features

Yucatán: Mexico’s Worries in Microcosm

Apparel makers have been devising ways to fend off competition from China and India when quotas vanish next year. Here’s the Yucatán plan.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: On Fire … Spindler Memorial Plans …

ON FIRE: Bloomingdale’s hottest-selling and sassiest T-shirt isn’t something you want to see your boss wearing. It says “You’re Fired!” and was inspired by Donald Trump and the hit reality show, “The…

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Fashion Features

UNITE to Organize 200 H&M Workers

NEW YORK — UNITE said Monday it had won the right to organize some 200 workers at Swedish retailer H&M’s U.S. distribution centers in Secaucus, N.J., and Cheshire, Conn.

The development comes at a time when the union is pushing to…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Jerome M. Nemiro, 85

LOS ANGELES — Jerome M. Nemiro, president of the former Bullocks Wilshire, who took the stodginess out of the store and the apostrophe out of the nameplate, died Friday night at the Berkley Convalescent Hospital here of natural causes after…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Fresh Launches Sugar Blossom …

NEW YORK — Fresh is getting ready to pour some more sweet stuff on consumers with the launch of its latest creation, the Sugar Blossom collection, due out in May.

The 13-year-old Boston-based beauty company — part of the LVMH…

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Fashion Features

Valentino: Bridal and Beyond

Valentino is well-known as the designer of wedding gowns for several famous or privileged clients, and now he will sell to the general public.

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Fashion Features

Asia Watch: Everlast Deal … Geox in Hong Kong …

EVERLAST DEAL: Everlast Worldwide is teaming up with Seoul-based Image & Craft Planning Co. to launch Everlast-branded products in South Korea. The new Everlast products, including men’s and women’s sportswear, as well as footwear,…

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Fashion Features

Shawl Enough

NEW YORK — Talk about bold. Long, enveloping wraps combine coziness and sensual luxury. Here, David Goodman’s knitted sable version with Naeem Khan’s silk chiffon dress. Earrings by Zani for Filigrana. Fur is coming off a strong…

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Fashion Features

The Royal Treatment

NEW YORK — Designers used fur extensively in their fall runway shows in Europe and the U.S., giving the $1.7 billion industry cause to predict healthy sales this fall.

This comes on top of a 13 percent increase in 2003 volume, according…

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Fashion Features

The Long Reach of Fur

NEW YORK — Fur’s status as a fashion trend of the past five years has had a rejuvenating effect on the industry, perhaps to the point of overexposure.

During the recent presentations of the fall collections in New York, London,…

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Fashion Features

Naffem Branches Out at 21

MONTREAL — The North American Fur and Fashion Exhibition, held here each May, has undergone a gradual evolution over its 21-year existence.

The show has been attracting more upscale exhibitors and buyers, according to Alan Herscovici,…

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Fashion Features

Retail Brightens Up

DALLAS — Retail fur prices are expected to climb by at least 15 percent this year, but stores don’t expect a slowdown in business.

Many are planning strong double-digit gains, using brightly colored furs, fox, mink, rabbit and…

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