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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

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Field’s Day Approaches: The Bidding Kicks Off For Famed Retail Chain

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Target Corp. will begin to take offers this month on its Marshall Field's and Mervyn's divisions, raising the possibility of completing deals this summer.

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Smart Thinking

The old-school standard of a sweater and cords still looks fresh, but for fall, the ensemble is featuring some modern twists.

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Fashion Features

Field’s Day Approaches: The Bidding Kicks Off For Famed Retail Chain

Target Corp. will begin to take offers this month on its Marshall Field’s and Mervyn’s divisions, raising the possibility of completing deals…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: AGOA3 Passes Committee … Costs Hit Bernard … Retail Pulls J. Jill …

AGOA3 PASSES COMMITTEE: A measure to extend apparel duty-dropping benefits for the poorest sub-Saharan African countries cleared the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday by a voice vote. The measure would extend through 2007 permission for…

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Fashion Features

LVMH Pays Karan $43.8M To Raise Stake in DKI to 98%

LVMH paid designer Donna Karan $43.8 million during the first quarter of 2004 to increase its stake in DKI to 98 percent from 89 percent.

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Fashion Features

Mizrahi Gets Fur License

Isaac Mizrahi added to his portfolio by signing a fur license with Alixandre Furs, with first-year wholesale volume projected at $2 million.

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Fashion Features

Chaden Eyeing Global Growth For Sara Lee Branded Apparel

Lee A. Chaden, new chief executive officer of Sara Lee Branded Apparel, is poised to grow the $6.4 billion division over the next several years.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Rock The Boat … Power of the Pen … Looking East …

ROCK THE BOAT: Just call him Captain Cavalli. Sources in Europe said the Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is buying himself a very expensive new toy: a 40-meter, custom-made yacht. Cavalli could not be reached for comment, but it is…

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People

Manual of Style

Bettina Zilkha talks about her new book “Ultimate Style: The Best of the Best Dressed List

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People

Broadway Birdie

A star is born.

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People

Do You Like My Hat?

Hats off at the Frederick Law Olmsted Awards for the Central Park Conservancy.

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People

Devil’s Advocate

Anika Poitier’s mockumentary

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Financial

Colorful Mix Expected to Boost Comps

NEW YORK — Thanks to colorful fashion, retailers are expected to post robust April comparable-store sales gains this today.

Analysts said retailers — particularly in the specialty and department store channels — are benefiting…

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Financial

Adidas Net Rises 41.1% in Qtr.

Adidas-Salomon saw its net income soar 41.1 percent to 72 million euros in the first quarter, while sales dropped 3 percent to 1.62 billion euros.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Hermès Names Ellena As In-House Perfumer …

PARIS — In a bold move that harkens to fragrance days of yore, Hermès International has appointed Jean-Claude Ellena as its first in-house perfumer.

Starting June 7, Ellena will oversee the brand’s olfactive creations…

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Fashion Features

Esquire Leads ASME Winners

NEW YORK — Esquire was the big winner at this year’s National Magazine Awards, sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors and held Wednesday at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel here.

Esquire editor in chief David Granger…

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Memo Pad: No Bash for Mr. Big …

NO BASH FOR MR. BIG: It seems Ron Galotti doesn’t want a star-studded send-off after all. The former GQ publisher, who’s starting a new life as a gentleman farmer in Vermont, asked Tina Brown to cancel the farewell…

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Levi’s Parsons Project … Mavi Moves Up … Harlow’s New Glamour …

Ron Gelfuso, co-founder of Mavi Jeans U.S., is launching Harlow Jeans for fall…Mavi’s New Digs…Parsons’ Levi’s project.

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Fashion Features

Hip-Hop 101: From Harlem to Wall Street

To sell hip-hop one needs to understand it, according to an Alloy-sponsored presentation called by AMPdi, a lifestyle marketing company.

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Fashion Features

Rocawear’s Family Affair

NEW YORK — Rocawear is paying tribute, once again, to family.

The company shot its fall ad campaign, titled “La Familia,” at Milk Studios here on Monday and Tuesday. Model Omahrya has returned as the face of the junior…

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Fashion Features

Yoga Studios Stretch Into Retail

Yoga has long been touted as a spiritual endeavor, but these days, many studios are pursuing retailing almost as much as they are nirvana.

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Jon Levy, Veteran of Dress Business, 63

NEW YORK — Jon Levy, a Seventh Avenue veteran in the dress business, died Thursday at Southampton Hospital in Southampton, N.Y. He was 63.

The cause of death was pancreatic and liver cancer, said Nancy Hardy, a former wife who had worked…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Jane Saunders, Original Body Shop Founder, 83

NEW YORK — Jane Saunders, the founder of the original The Body Shop in the U.S., died April 26. She was 83 and had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease, said her daughter, Kathy Saunders.

Always an entrepreneur, Saunders opened…

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Fashion Features

Claiborne Sues Over Trademark

NEW YORK — Liz Claiborne Inc. has sued Dallas-based closeout retailer Tuesday Morning Corp. for trademark violations involving sales of costume jewelry under the Monet name, which Claiborne owns.

The lawsuit, filed last month in U.S….

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Fashion Features

Broadline Leaders: The top 20 discounters and department stores by revenues

The gargantuan Wal-Mart dwarfs all other mass merchants in terms of sales, but that doesn’t mean the competition is taking it lying down. Target and Kmart are focusing on apparel by taking the high road. Target continues to expand its…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Rolex’s Cosmograph Daytona watch has yellow sapphires on the bezel. The information was incorrect in a story Monday.

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