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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.

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Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

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If the Shoe Fits, Wear It: Candie’s in Surprise Deal To Buy Badgley Mischka

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Overview

Mark Badgley and James Mischka, the purveyors of expensive evening gowns, have found a business partner in an unlikely place: moderate footwear and jeans company Candie's Inc.

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Fashion Features

Jean Genie

LOS ANGELES — Daniella Clarke of Frankie B. was one of the first to bring waistlines on jeans to precarious lows, but for spring the designer has tempered that look somewhat with new pieces such as beaded silk tunics and shrunken tuxedo jackets….

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Nike Women’s Push … Wang to Boston

NIKE WOMEN’S PUSH: Sneaker giant Nike Inc. plans to ship its first women’s catalogue next week. Nikewomen will weigh in at 56 pages and focus on yoga, running and training shoes and apparel. The Beaverton, Ore.-based firm began…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: P&G Takeover Hampers Wella’s Net … Avon Earnings Swell 32.9%

P&G Takeover Hampers Wella’s Net

BERLIN — Restructuring charges and exceptional items largely relating to Wella’s takeover by Procter & Gamble adversely affected the German hair care company’s earnings for…

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Fashion Features

Correction

A story appearing Oct. 28 incorrectly stated the scope of Giorgio Armani’s global point-of-sale project. A|X Armani Exchange stores are not involved in the project.

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People

Stars on Ice

The celebrity-designer connection was front and center at the Fashion Group’s “Night of Stars”…Tom Ford, the author, signs away.

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Fashion Features

Cool, Calm and Collected – Frankie B., Juan Carlos Obando, Pegah Anvarian, Louis Verdad, David Cardona, Sheri Bodell, Rami Kashou and Sue Wong

Juan Carlos Obando, Frankie B., Sheri Bodell and Pegahh Anvarian were among the leading shows as the L.A. spring collections continued.

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Retail Features

Election Looms Over Market Week

INNERWEAR: Some major out-of-town retailers may not be in a big hurry to complete spring plans at this week’s market because of Election Day.

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Fashion Features

Silmo Sees a Techy Spring Ahead

ACCESSORIES: Buyers at the Silmo eyewear show in Paris said frames are becoming more technically intricate and diverse in styling.

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Retail Features

Notebook From Paris

This fall the City of Light is sparkling with accessories. Paris is abuzz with dramatic baubles, new boutiques and even some sneakers and slippers to wear around town.

MOON DANCE

Escada is hopping on the accessories express. The…

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Financial

Borsalino Heads in a New Direction

ALESSANDRIA, Italy — The plethora of hats in all shapes and colors on the spring runways spelled out good business for Roberto Gallo, chief executive officer of Borsalino, the company often associated with felt hats and gangster…

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Fashion Features

Gwyneth Graces Damiani Campaign

MILAN — Damiani hopes its latest Hollywood calling will echo around the world.

Following Isabella Rossellini, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, the upscale jewelry firm has tapped Gwyneth Paltrow to pose for its new ad campaign, which will…

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Fashion Features

If the Shoe Fits, Wear It: Candie’s in Surprise Deal To Buy Badgley Mischka

Mark Badgley and James Mischka, the purveyors of expensive evening gowns, have found a business partner right under their feet in Candie’s Inc.

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Retail Features

Walking Bag-wards

NEW YORK — Shoe retailer Sacco has carried accessories at its stores since the first boutique opened in 1980. It’s just that they were kind of an afterthought — “Almost a no-thought,” quipped Joe South, partner and…

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Fashion Features

Michael Kors Steps Into Sock Deal

NEW YORK — Michael Kors is taking his luxury philosophy to the feet.

Come fall 2005, customers perusing upscale department stores will likely stumble across a selection of women’s and men’s socks by the designer. That’s…

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Fashion Features

Kabbalah Charisma: Fashion’s New State of Mind

NEW YORK — You don’t have to be a Kabbalah-loving celebrity like Madonna, Britney Spears, Demi Moore or Lucy Liu to dress like one.

Would you believe Kabbalah loungewear, T-shirts, accessories, jewelry and even babywear?…

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Fashion Features

Sizing Up the Administrations

WASHINGTON — Picking the makeup of the cabinet and senior staff if Sen. John Kerry wins the presidential election or trying to determine which cabinet members and other top advisers would stay in a second Bush administration is a government…

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Retail Features

Tahari Bid for Barneys Said in $400M Ballpark

NEW YORK — Designer Elie Tahari last week submitted his bid for Barneys New York, according to sources.

Although Tahari had been searching for a partner, sources said he elected to “go on his own.” Tahari’s bid, which…

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Financial

Puma 3Q Net Rises 23%, Ups Guidance

PARIS — Puma AG on Friday raised its full-year earnings target and reported a 23 percent hike in third-quarter income.

The German sports firm said solid shoe and apparel sales drove earnings for the three months ended Sept. 30 to 85…

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Financial

WWD Stock Index Up 3.1%

NEW YORK — Matching a percentage advance by the S&P 500, the WWD Stock Index rose 3.1 percent in the week, closing at 1,117.24 from 1,083.63 a week ago.

Pleasing investors, who are already focused on what could be a decent holiday…

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Fashion Features

Catch Them If You Can: Abagnale Fights Counterfeiting

NEW YORK — Frank Abagnale, whose journey from teenage confidence man to Federal Bureau of Investigation consultant received the Hollywood treatment in Steven Spielberg’s “Catch Me If You Can,” is bringing his decades of…

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Textiles

Government to Review Petition on China Cotton Trousers

CITA accepted for full review a safeguard petition seeking to impose quota limits on cotton trouser imports, valued at $280.2 million last year.

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Retail Features

A Changing Landscape

Huge deals are rocking the retail real estate industry, putting megamalls and millions of square feet of property into the hands of fewer and fewer developers. In this section, a look at the latest strategies of some big players and hot spots around…

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Financial

Facts, Fascias and Footage

CAJUN HAPPENING: Louisiana’s biggest outlet center, a 600,000-square-foot project in Shreveport called Louisiana Boardwalk, is scheduled to open in March. “It’s a combination of entertainment, lifestyle and outlets in a very…

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Financial

General Growth’s Rousing Expansion

CHICAGO — As it celebrates 50 years in business, General Growth Properties Inc. is buying a whale of a birthday present, The Rouse Co. Almost overnight, it’s putting on some flash, shedding its middle-market image and becoming nearly as…

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Retail Features

Taubman on a Tourism Push

NEW YORK — With tourists accounting for up to a third of the traffic in certain malls of his, Robert Taubman, the chairman and chief executive officer of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Taubman Centers Inc., is working hard to maintain the…

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Financial

Presidential Issues Run Deep for Industry

Executives speak out on the critical issues for the industry and the country the next U.S. president will face, regardless of who wins the election.

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Retail Features

Retail Takes the ‘A’ Train to Harlem

NEW YORK — After more than a decade on the main shopping drag of Nyack, N.Y., Veronica Jones decided in 2000 to open a second Grandview boutique. Rather than go to another established downtown neighborhood, she chose Harlem’s historic…

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Retail Features

Las Vegas: Finding Big Bucks in the ’Burbs

LAS VEGAS — If the only thought that comes to mind when thinking of this city built on gambling is the famed strip, then think again. Developers here are bringing lots of chic retail to the suburbs, where they are finding plenty of…

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Financial

The French Paradox

PARIS — With consumer spending weak and tourist flows lagging, commercial real estate in France stagnated this year.

Real estate executives said transactions in the luxury sector fared worst. Rents stabilized and vacancies went unfilled…

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Retail Features

Marylebone High Street’s Rebellion

LONDON — In a city that boasts flashy flagships on Bond Street and Sloane Street and fast-fashion chains like Topshop, New Look and Zara, one neighborhood is fighting to stand apart from the retail crowd.

Marylebone, the area south of…

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