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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.

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins

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

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Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Going to the Inside Man: Neiman’s James Gold

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Overview

The Neiman Marcus Group named James Gold, a relative unknown, to be president and chief executive officer of Bergdorf Goodman.

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Earthly Delights

NEW YORK — Designers are getting in touch with Mother Nature for fall by using warm, rich earth tones in their collections. Vibrant emeralds, deep rusts and even an unexpected chocolate brown add a sophisticated new dimension to the…

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Going to the Inside Man: Neiman’s James Gold

The Neiman Marcus Group named James Gold, a relative unknown, to be president and chief executive officer of Bergdorf Goodman.

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Azzaro’s New Silver Link

Loris Azzaro designer Vanessa Seward has a collaborator in Cameron Silver, owner of Decades, and now creative consultant for the Paris house.

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In Brief: Slim Saks Biggest Shareholder … Honor For Scotese … Harold’s Extra Credit …

SLIM SAKS BIGGEST shareholder: Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim Helu reduced his holdings in Saks Inc. last year, but still finished fiscal 2003 as the retailer’s biggest shareholder, according to the definitive proxy filed…

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Correction

Renée Zellweger wore a Cartier necklace at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute gala last week. Due to misinformation from the event’s public relations, this was incorrect in a story on Wednesday.

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Charles Nolan’s Primary Colors

Former Anne Klein designer Charles Nolan is launching his first signature collection following a yearlong sabbatical campaigning for Howard Dean.

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Fashion Scoops: Image Man … Greeks Bearing Gifts … The Fashion Showdown …

IMAGE MAN: He may have retired from Switzerland’s Richemont luxury group, but Alain-Dominique Perrin is hardly sitting still. Perrin has been named president of the planning committee for Paris’ future photography and image…

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People

Show Girl

NEW YORK — Whether she likes to remember them or not, Elizabeth Berkley has had many a career milestone. Starring for four seasons as Jessie Spano, the overachieving class president, on “Saved by the Bell” was one. Thrashing around…

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Friends Indeed

Allure editor in chief Linda Wells made the L.A. pilgrimage last weekend, holding her fifth annual fete on the Buffalo Club’s patio. This year’s affair —while brimming with the usual starlets and young agents — took on a…

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People

Chics of the Week

As usual, sisters Victoria and Vanessa Traina stood out amid the San Francisco social swirl, appearing in Yves Saint Laurent and Chanel, respectively, at their mother Danielle Steel’s Star Ball Saturday night at the…

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Material Things

We’re in a material world, where a Japanese textile artist shows an Old World edge, a bridal designer takes care with lace and a fabric gets new life.

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Calvin Klein Doubles Up With Coats

Calvin Klein is back in the coat business for fall following the demise of licensee Fairbrooke Enterprises with two lines at Marvin Richards.

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Remembering a Colorful Life, Friends Pay Tribute to Ernie Graf

NEW YORK — To a large degree, Ernie Graf’s career mirrored his personal life, in that family and friends were the axis and adventure made the days spin.

His admirers gathered last month at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue here to…

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The Finer Things

NEW YORK — Talk about barely there. Knits for spring 2005 are lighter than ever, with a selection of fine-gauge looks that are drapy and full of colors that include yellow, green, orange and the classic sweatshirt gray. Featured in an array…

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Color, Prints Bold at L.A. Textile Show

Vendors at the L.A. International Textile Show said strong fashion messages and a growing regional market helped sales rise.

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Beauty Beat: Dr. Frank Launches Mild Skin Care Line … New Owners for Bonita Cosmetics …

NEW YORK — After years of referring patients to mild skin care brands such as Cetaphil, Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank has formulated his own gentle skin care line for his dermatological patients and beyond.

The five-item skin care line avoids…

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Escada Upbeat on Collection Following Strong Trunk Shows

NEW YORK — Escada pulled in close to $3 million in pre-season orders following a series of trunk shows around the country last month, which company officials cited as a precursor to a turnaround for the company.

At events in Escada stores…

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René Burri Takes the Tough Shots

PARIS — When he’s at home in Paris, which isn’t often these days between gallery openings, conferences and signings of his new book, photographer René Burri can usually be found at a small cafe near the Bastille.

He…

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Memo Pad: L.A. Fashion … Self Promotion … Growing Jungle …

L.A. FASHION: Its hometown may claim the largest apparel industry and retail market in the nation, not to mention the birthplace of celebrity style mania, but the Los Angeles Times’ commitment to fashion coverage has for decades been a…

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Bloomingdale’s Staffers OK New Contract

NEW YORK — The workers at Bloomingdale’s East 59th Street flagship have signed off on a new four-year contract.

Their last agreement expired Saturday, and talks between management and Local Three of the Retail, Wholesale &…

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Everlast Reports Strong Sales, Licensing

NEW YORK — Everlast Worldwide Inc. on Monday posted robust gains in income, sales and licensing revenue for the first quarter.

In the three months ended March 31, net income rose to $187,695, or 6 cents a share, from $32,678, or 1 cent,…

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Quota Watch: Sri Lanka

Officials in the U.S. and Sri Lankan governments contend the Asian nation could be severely hurt by the World Trade Organization mandate to eliminate quotas on apparel and textiles at the start of 2005. With the quota limits off, China, and to a…

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