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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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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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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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Gospel of Globalization: No Sure Path to Growth

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Overview

If the issue of Globalization could be personified, Adam Feidman would be a good choice to portray the character.

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Financial

AFL-CIO, Harkin Blast Overtime Rules

The AFL-CIO led a protest on the steps of the Department of Labor, imploring President Bush to repeal new overtime regulations.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Courting Denim … Curves Ahead

COURTING DENIM: Denim and boots on the tennis court? Not the usual attire for most tennis players, but as the world well knows, Serena Williams is certainly not like any other player. At the U.S. Open later this month, Williams is…

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Memo Pad: Hollywood Access … In and Out … The Devil She Knows

HOLLYWOOD ACCESS: It’s hard not to detect an air of Marie Antoinette in Marie Claire’s celebrity challenges, where coddled actresses play at real life and then wax pedantic on what they’ve learned. But occasionally the…

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Financial

In Brief: Miller Expands in Japan … Depot Deal Done … Cotton Tents …

MILLER EXPANDS IN JAPAN: Nicole Miller opened a boutique in the Daikanyama section of Tokyo Friday — marking her 17th location in Japan. The 2,500-square-foot, two-level shop used to be a Christian Lacroix store. “I have always…

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People

Point Taken

Talking with Rory Kennedy about her documentary “Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable.”

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People

Chic of the Week: Claire Danes

Chic of the week: Claire Danes

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People

WWD Postcard

A postcard from Corsica.

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Textiles

FLA Report Details Factory Problems

NEW YORK — Problems related to health and safety procedures, as well as improper payment of wages and benefits, were the leading violations found at 110 apparel factories in 20 countries evaluated by the Fair Labor Association over the past…

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Fashion Features

GOP Marches on Fashion

With the Republican National Convention starting Monday in New York, designers are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best.

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Fashion Features

Accessories On Tap Under Tents

NEW YORK — Accessories haven’t earned top billing at 7th on Sixth, but the category will have a strong showing underneath the tents.

In unrelated efforts, Olympus and Swarovski have recruited top-name designers to create…

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Financial

Perry Ellis Sales Rise, Loss Flat

NEW YORK — Perry Ellis International said its second-quarter net loss remained essentially unchanged from a year ago, but ballooning top-line results helped the company beat analysts’ expectations.

For the three months ended July…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Jessica’s Dessert Served at Sam Goody … Intermix Blends in Fragrances … Trish Sets Her Sights on Home

Jessica’s Dessert Served at Sam Goody

NEW YORK — While Calvin Klein’s CKOne fragrance may be one of the best-known pioneers of beauty distribution in record stores during the Nineties, pop star Jessica Simpson has…

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Fashion Features

Looking Forward and Back in Turkish Fashion

ISTANBUL — There’s no crowd like a home crowd to make you nervous. And not even being eight months pregnant with twins could distract leading Turkish designer Arzu Kaprol from the first-night jitters that came from what was, surprisingly,…

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Fashion Features

M&S, New Look Aim for Over-30s

Two British retail titans — Marks & Spencer and New Look — are setting out to woo the fashion-conscious, over-30 working woman.

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Fashion Features

The Empire Strikes Back

In case a blaze of color and a sensual sweep of silk isn’t quite enough, designers are adding a touch of glitter to the season’s party dresses.

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Textiles

Gospel of Globalization: No Sure Path to Growth

The issue of globalization is personified by Adam Feldman, a man born into a U.S. textile family who now runs a factory in Mexico.

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Financial

Retail Shares Hit by Wal-Mart Revise

Wal-Mart’s lowered same-store sales projection Monday reflects moderating consumer spending habits, and a shift in back-to-school spending, with electronic gadgets threatening to take market share from apparel.

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Retail Features

Saks Confirms Boitano Move

NEW YORK — Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises named Joseph Boitano as senior vice president and general merchandise manager of women’s ready-to-wear and children’s, as part of a string of senior-level changes announced Monday.

The…

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