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Beauty

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.

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

Herrera, Combs Win Top CFDA Prizes

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Carolina Herrera won the women's wear designer of the year award at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards on Monday night and Sean Combs for Sean John captured the prize for men's wear.

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Calvin’s Triple Crown

Some 15 months after Calvin Klein Inc. was acquired by Phillips-Van Heusen, the unusual pairing of corporate entities shows strong potential.

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Fashion Features

Herrera, Combs Win Top CFDA Prizes

Carolina Herrera won the women’s wear designer of the year award at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards on Monday night and…

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Fashion Features

Questrom Not Reupping With Penney’s

Allen Questrom, chairman and ceo of J.C. Penney Co., confirmed that he doesn’t plan to renew his contract, which expires in September 2005.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Field’s Day? … Clicking on Cotton … Lounging Around …

FIELD’S DAY?: Target Corp. is moving fast on a deal to sell Marshall Field’s, according to several industry sources Monday, who speculated an announcement could come this week. Federated Department Stores and May Department Stores…

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Fashion Features

Reagan’s Stylish White House

NEW YORK — Aside from his movie star looks and cowboy swagger, Ronald Reagan knew how to make an impression with his stylish wife Nancy by his side, according to designers and friends.

Reagan’s death Saturday at the age of 93…

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Memo Pad: Planet Cosmo … Fire, Dance With Me … TV on the Radio …

PLANET COSMO: If Manhattan is feeling a little more orgasmic than usual this week, it may be because the editors of all 52 global editions of Cosmopolitan and the nine editions of Cosmogirl are in town for their biannual summit. The confab…

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Fashion Features

Supreme Court OKs Mexican Truck Use

The Supreme Court Monday cleared the way for Mexican trucks to make deliveries in the U.S. after a 22-year ban and 10 years after NAFTA began.

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Fashion Features

Breaking Bread With Gaultier: New Exhibit Toasts Couture

PARIS — Never mind that a large slice of the fashion world is following the Atkins diet — Jean Paul Gaultier included. His irreverence as robust as a seven-grain loaf, the French couturier is elevating carbohydrates to fashionable new…

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Fashion Features

Wal-Mart Aims to Hit the Target

Target Stores’ new, snazzy prototype store has caught Wal-Mart’s watchful eye, spurring the retailer to sharpen its own merchandising.

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Financial

Wooster Investments Buys Etienne Aigner

Wooster Investments, a private firm controlled by the Cheng family, has purchased the Hartstone Group and its Etienne Aigner accessories unit.

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Fashion Features

Well-Known Names Lead Dallas Awards

DALLAS — The nominees for the 29th annual Dallas Fashion Awards feature firms with a high profile at FashionCenterDallas, the new complex that opened here in March to replace the aging International Apparel Mart.

A panel of trend experts,…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Study Questions Cosmetics Safety

NEW YORK — A study released Monday by the Environmental Working Group contends that many leading cosmetics companies “may have failed to formulate their products with customer health as a top concern.”

The EWG describes…

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Fashion Features

Organic Cotton Takes Root

Interest is growing in “All Things Organic,” such as clothes with organically grown cotton, said vendors at a Chicago trade show.

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Fashion Features

Sabanci Holding Names Chair

NEW YORK — Turkish conglomerate Sabanci Holding has named Guler Sabanci as chair and managing director.

She succeeds her uncle, Sakip, who died in early April at age 71, according to Hüseyin Ünver, president of the…

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Fashion Features

Her Highness

NEW YORK — The classic DIY notion, “If you can’t find it, make it yourself,” has worked well for many a fashion lover. Businesses have often been built on the need for the perfect bag, bathing suit or pair of pants. Elisa…

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Fashion Features

U.S. Reviews China Economy

WASHINGTON — An interagency group has taken the first step in gathering information for a formal review of the Chinese economy, as China seeks a market-economy designation from the U.S.

Bush administration officials have said they plan to…

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Fashion Features

Stretching Into the Mainstream

NEW YORK — Stretch fabrics have made the jump from a novelty used in athletic apparel or swimwear into a regular feature of the fashion landscape.

Apparel vendors said they use fabrics incorporating stretch yarn in a wide variety of…

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People

Jewels From Coast to Coast

Talking Eurotrash with Jazz Johnson and Helena Khazanova…and with Liz Goldwyn about her jewelry line.

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People

Cinderella Story

Whistling Dixie with Julie Roberts.

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