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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.

clock 15hJessica Iredale

Fashion

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 9hMiles Socha

Beauty

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

Claiborne’s Tough Choice: Company Faces Challenge Of Filling Charron’s Shoes

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Overview

Speculation is mounting over which way Liz Claiborne Inc. will go to replace chairman and ceo Paul Charron when his contract expires.

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Claiborne’s Tough Choice: Company Faces Challenge Of Filling Charron’s Shoes

Speculation is mounting over which way Liz Claiborne Inc. will go to replace chairman and ceo Paul Charron when his contract expires.

clock June 27, 2005Lisa Lockwood and Vicki M. Young

Textiles

CAFTA Set for Debate in Congress

President Bush sent CAFTA to Congress, bringing the most controversial trade agreement in more than a decade to the make-or-break point.

clock June 27, 2005Evan Clark

Financial

Saks Ups Tender Offers on Debt

Saks Inc. said Friday that it increased its previously announced tender offers on $658 million worth of debt.

clock June 27, 2005Liza Casabona

Financial

Analyst Weighs In With Gap Concerns

After visiting Gap Inc. stores in several key markets, Wells Fargo Securities LLC analyst Mark Montagna cut his reduced profit estimates on the retailer.

clock June 27, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A roundup of events scheduled for this week.

clock June 27, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Icahn Firm In Deal For Westpoint Stevens … Taxing Matters

ICAHN FIRM IN DEAL FOR WESTPOINT STEVENS: WestPoint Stevens, the maker of Martha Stewart sheets and towels, is about to get a new owner: billionaire investor Carl Icahn. American Real Estate Holding Ltd., a company controlled by…

clock June 27, 2005WWD Staff

People

All Katie All The Time

Watch out, Jessica, Paris and Lindsay: There’s a new object of the paparazzi’s dubious affection.

clock June 27, 2005WWD Staff

People

Kettle Culture

A Tea Palace rises in London.

clock June 27, 2005Samantha Conti

People

Starry Nights

The scene at the Roosevelt Hotel’s poolside Tropicana Bar.

clock June 27, 2005Rose Apodaca

People

The Cat’s Meow

Feline cuisine.

clock June 27, 2005Andrew Griffith

Fashion Features

The ‘Evolution’ of the Push-up Bra

Considering push-up bras to be passe, Bra Straps, a Fort Lauderdale accessories firm, has created the Evolution by Margarita bra.

clock June 27, 2005Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Features

BustFree Comes to America

A new backless and strapless bra from Australia is taking aim at the U.S. market.

clock June 27, 2005Rusty Williamson

Fashion Features

Booty Parlor Enters the Boudoir

The new lingerie label Booty Parlor is more interested in flirty, frisky pieces than control tops, support bras and thigh slimmers.

clock June 27, 2005Kavita Daswani

Fashion Features

Amberg’s Mantra: Luck and Luxe

British luxury leather goods designer Bill Amberg is relocating and supersizing his London flagship, aimed at the good life.

clock June 27, 2005Ellen Burney

Retail Features

De Beers LV’s Star Attraction

The 6,000-square-foot space at 703 Fifth Avenue is the company’s first store in the U.S. and premiers its selection of diamond jewelry in the American market.

clock June 27, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Fashion Features

Findings: Betsey’s New Baubles … Velocity Girl … Entrepreneurial Spirit …

BETSEY’S NEW BAUBLES: Miriam Haskell, a New York-based fashion jewelry company, has signed a licensing agreement to create Betsey Johnson jewelry.

The collection will be launched during November market and is expected to be…

clock June 27, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

WWD Stock Index Cools

Oil prices at record highs, near $60 a barrel, late last week had a chilling affect on the stocks of sectors driven by consumer spending.

clock June 27, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Charming Shoppes CEO Touts ‘Solid’ Outlook

Last year was great for Charming Shoppes Inc., and this year may even be better.

clock June 27, 2005Sarah Ascione

Financial

Report: Ratings Continue to Slide

Credit ratings in the retail sector this year are being more affected by strategy and policy decisions than by the economy.

clock June 27, 2005Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

Candie’s Changing to Iconix

As part of its strategy to be taken more seriously as a brand management company, Candie’s Inc. will change its name to the Iconix Brand Group Inc.

clock June 27, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Launch Mode … Bidding Frenzy … Karl Reflects …

LAUNCH MODE: P. Diddy never makes a secret of his admiration for Ralph Lauren and his desire to build another version of Polo. And as he gears up for the holiday launch of Sean by Sean Combs, his new…

clock June 27, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Symrise, Collette Partner for Special Designer Scents … Tyler Talks Givenchy

Symrise, Collette Partner for Special Designer Scents
PARIS — What do you get when you mix three edgy fashion brands, an uberhip concept store and an essential oils house?

Some very unusual fragrances, including one…

clock June 27, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Ferre Name Strategy a Sign of Its Direction

Gianfranco Ferre has outlined a new labeling strategy to reach out to a wider customer base and boost its name recognition.

clock June 27, 2005Amanda Kaiser

Retail Features

A&F Taps Tashiro for Japan

Abercrombie & Fitch has tapped Gucci Japan’s former president, Toshiaki Tashiro, as director of its Japanese arm.

clock June 27, 2005Koji Hirano

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