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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

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

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Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

PPR Tightens the Reins: Gucci Tells Santucci ‘You’re Out’ as CEO

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Overview

Robert Polet, chief executive of Gucci Group, assumed the helm of the Gucci brand Wednesday, tersely announcing that the employment of Giacomo Santucci had been "terminated."

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Fashion Features

Catch the Pleat

Tailored white shirts are a fashion staple, but for spring they take on fresh forms in lines such as Guy Laroche, Emporio Armani and Jil Sander.

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Fashion Features

PPR Tightens Reins: Gucci Tells Santucci ‘You’re Out’ as CEO

Robert Polet, CEO of Gucci Group, took the helm of the Gucci brand and said the employment of Giacomo Santucci had been “terminated.”

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Delta Woodside Cuts … Lacoste Honored … Malt Buy …

DELTA WOODSIDE CUTS: Delta Woodside Industries plans to close its spinning and weaving mill in Piedmont, S.C., the company said. About 361 people — 25 percent of the Greenville, S.C.-based company’s staff — will lose their…

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Fashion Features

Calvin Klein Goes Casual

CKI is expanding its license with Kellwood Co. and G.A.V. with a second collection headed to stores for spring called Calvin Klein Casual.

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Retail Features

Jimmy Choo Heads to the Beach

NEW YORK — Who knew people in Palm Beach would want shearling? Since Jimmy Choo opened a 1,100- square-foot boutique at 244 Worth Avenue last week, shoppers have been scooping up the “Trust” shearling ankle boot, which retails for…

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Financial

More Plan to Buy Apparel for Holiday, but Expect to Spend Less

Consumers plan to spend an average of $163 each on apparel gifts this holiday season, 6 percent less than last year, though a higher percentage of people intend to buy in the category, according to a new research study.

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People

Launch Pads

“Can you believe how wonderful these all are?” purred Diana Ross as her longtime friend Diane von Furstenberg draped yet another oversized 18-karat gold chain-link bracelet from her collection, Diane von Furstenberg by H….

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Financial

Denim Dish: A. Denim by Any Other Name … All That Glitters … Avondale Boosts Bottom Line

DISH: A.B.S. partners Allen B. Schwartz and Armand Marciano are rolling out A. Denim…Avondale back in the black…A.P.O. Jeans aims high.

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Fashion Features

Female Athletes Sound Off on Style

ACTIVE: Athletes at the Women’s Sports Foundation’s annual awards dinner focused on the strides women have made in sports in the past 30 years.

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Fashion Features

Naomi’s Pupil

NEW YORK — When it comes to his male artists, Damon Dash, chief executive officer and founder of Roc-a-Fella Records and the urban apparel line Rocawear, can handle giving fashion advice. Female artists, it turns out, are another…

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Retail Features

The WWD List: Ranking the Independents: The top 10 independent specialty stores by estimated 2004 volume

In an effort to survive and even thrive, specialty stores are becoming more, well, special.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Phi for All … Swatch Deal … Perhaps It’s in the Jeans …

PHI FOR ALL: Having opened the company’s first freestanding shop quietly in September, Susan Dell had time to work out any bugs before officially launching the store on Tuesday night. That turned out to be a family effort, as in…

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Retail Features

Children’s Place Acquires Disney Stores

The Children’s Place signed a deal for an undisclosed sum to acquire and run all of The Walt Disney Co.’s 313 North American stores.

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Beauty Features

Limited Shifts Gears: Ready to Take Risks

NEW YORK — Limited Brands has made an attitude adjustment: it’s more purposeful, faster-moving, confident and poised to take greater risks.

That’s how Leslie H. Wexner portrayed the $9 billion company he commands, in his…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Asia, Latin America Boost L’Oréal Sales

NEW YORK — Booming sales in Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America helped L’Oréal overcome sluggish sales in Europe and North America for the nine months ended Sept. 30.

The Paris-based cosmetics giant reported sales of 10.71…

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People

Double Vision

EYE: Voyeuristic British photographer Alison Jackson takes on U.S. politics…Diane von Furstenberg’s bicoastal jewelry debut.

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Fashion Features

White + Warren: Pretty in Pink

NEW YORK — Shoppers and do-gooders were on hand last week at the White + Warren showroom here to raise funds for breast cancer research. The shopping event and cocktail party marked the fourth anniversary of White + Warren’s partnership…

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Fashion Features

NYU Conference: Fashion and Art

NEW YORK — New York University’s sixth annual fashion conference, titled “Sheer Artistry: Indelible Style,” will take place Dec. 3 to 5 here.

The theme of the conference is the relationship between fashion and…

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Retail Features

The Urban World Wide Web

BEAT: Phat Farm has joined the growing roster of hip-hop brands at eFashionSolutions.com, a Web marketer and retailer for the urban market.

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