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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.

clock 23hAllison Collins

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

Coping With Terror

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Overview

London's fashion world was saddened but steadfast in the wake of the terrorist bombings.

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Financial

Specialty Stores Capture College Consumers

On break from college or recently graduated, early twentysomething shoppers returned to their favorite specialty retail stores in June, walking away with not only intended purchases, but also bags full of seasonal must-haves.

clock July 8, 2005Sarah Ascione and Ashley Moore

Financial

Coping With Terror

London’s fashion world was saddened but steadfast in the wake of the terrorist bombings.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

U.S. Stock Market Stable, Little Retail Impact

Wall Street stabilized and recorded modest gains on Thursday after the terrorist attacks in London, with investors buying on weakness, lower oil prices and better-than-expected retail same-store sales.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

Lacroix’s Big Plans for U.S. Growth

Christian Lacroix’s new owners have inked a lease for a store at The Forum Shops in Las Vegas and are zeroing in on a New York store and showroom.

clock July 8, 2005Miles Socha

Financial

Saks Fifth Avenue Closes Private Brand

While eliminating its longstanding Real Clothes brand and closing its product development division, Saks said it will build up its offering of private label merchandise by working more with outside designers and brands and striving to obtain more…

clock July 8, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“She had a free spirit. And she was always a great champion of creativity.”

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Get the Details

Joseph Thimister showed during couture again, but this time his minimal apartment was scattered with shoes, not dresses.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Seeing Yellow … Double Take … Oh Boy …

While she was taking a breather from watching her boyfriend Lance Armstrong battle it out in the early stages of the Tour de France, singer Sheryl Crow got a call from her friend Rita Wilson.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

People

Suzy

Reflecting on the loss of socialite and fashion plate Nan Kempner … Katie Holmes could be getting cold feet … Britney plans for the baby.

clock July 8, 2005Aileen Mehle

Beauty Features

Celebrity Fascination To Continue

What do Britney Spears, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Beckham, Kimora Lee Simmons and Enrique Iglesias have in common, other than being famous?

clock July 8, 2005Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

Lauder Signs Beauty Deal with Tom Ford

The unbuttoned white shirt could become the de rigueur fashion statement in the beauty industry this November.

clock July 8, 2005Bryn Kenny

Financial

Euro Continues To Decline Against The Dollar

While the euro has been losing steam against the dollar over the past couple of weeks, European beauty executives are still closely eyeing the evolution of Europe’s single currency.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Mass Retailers Adopt New Store Formats

It used to be that the most interesting development in mass store design was the addition of drive-through pharmacies.

clock July 8, 2005Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Getting Exclusive at Mass

Retailers’ quest to drive an even wider wedge between themselves and Wal-Mart are clearing more room for exclusive beauty brands.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Cacharel’s Promesse A Priority Stateside

Cacharel may have its roots in Paris, but its newest fragrance, Promesse, launching in August, is designed with the U.S. market in mind.

clock July 8, 2005Bryn Kenny and Brid Costello

Beauty Features

A New Age Dawns for SK-II

Procter & Gamble’s SK-II is adding to its antiaging range this fall with a trio of new products.

clock July 8, 2005Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

Top Notes: Clinique Changes … Zitomer Part II … Alterna Announcement

Several executive announcements were made at Clinique this week.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Lancome to Launch Hypnose

While creating the new women’s scent Hypnose, due out this fall, executives focused on Lancome’s roots.

clock July 8, 2005Jennifer Weil and Brid Costello

Beauty Features

Cover FX Builds U.S. Presence

Toronto-based Cover FX Skin Care Inc. is out to provide one thing to consumers: effective, natural-looking foundation with therapeutic benefits.

clock July 8, 2005Bryn Kenny

Beauty Features

Emporio Armani Goes Glam

Giorgio Armani Parfums and its beauty license holder, L’Oreal, will introduce Emporio Armani City Glam, a masterbrand, later this month.

clock July 8, 2005Brid Costello

Beauty Features

Spa Offers Greek Isle Cure-all

NEW YORK — The city may have been passed over as host for the 2012 Olympic Games, but this summer it will welcome another Greek institution, Mastic Spa — a new beauty haven scheduled to open today in SoHo.

Mastic Spa, a family-run…

clock July 8, 2005Molly Prior

Beauty Features

Rare Tree Extract Bottled for Beauty

NEW YORK — Like Greek mythology, the story of Mastic Spa begins by the Aegean Sea. Here, an evergreen scrub tree, the mastic, grows on the Greek island of Chios, and, remarkably, nowhere else in the world.

Locals say that’s because an…

clock July 8, 2005Polly Kreisman

Retail Features

Critical Mass: Prestige Targets Women of Color

In a field crowded with me-too brands, Prestige Cosmetics is standing out by offering a new line of face makeup for women of all colors.

clock July 8, 2005Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

DermaNew Goes Pro With Skin Care Line

DermaNew, the Beverly Hills-based company that brought microdermabrasion out of the dermatologist’s office and into the home, is taking the microdermabrasion concept back to where it began.

clock July 8, 2005Ashley Moore

Beauty Features

Alora Takes Home Fragrance Up a Notch

Alora Ambiance, a home fragrance company founded by Minnesotan sisters Annie and Therese Gibbons, is launching its eighth fragrance, Caldo, in August.

clock July 8, 2005Sarah Ascione

Beauty Features

Canada Gets Some Soul

MONTREAL — Body & Soul Cosmetics is trickling into salons and boutiques in the Quebec market and will roll out gradually across the rest of Canada beginning this fall.

The beauty line, which touts vintage-inspired packaging and was…

clock July 8, 2005Brian Dunn

Fashion Features

Quiksilver Establishes Global Corporate Team

Quiksilver Inc. has created a new global management structure to help facilitate its expansion domestically and around the world.

clock July 8, 2005Melanie Kletter

Financial

Euratex Exports Weak in ’04

The EU textiles and apparel sector posted a weak export performance and declines in production activity, investment and employment levels in 2004.

clock July 8, 2005John Zarocostas

They Are Reading

With beach reading season in full swing, no magazine editor worth his or her zinc oxide would board the Hampton Jitney without a couple of galleys and a magazine or two.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Examining The Negatives … Give ‘Em The Slip … New Owner, Same Old Story

The Manhattan Sailing School, located on the North Cove Marina in Manhattan and sponsored by Conde Nast, finished up its spring competition last week.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

BCBG Riding Into Rodeo

Fresh off the openings of stores in Moscow and Amman, Jordan, the Los Angeles-based contemporary apparel company is set to unveil a flagship prototype today on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.

clock July 8, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Financial

Advanstar Exploring Alternatives

Advanstar Communications Inc., best known in the fashion industry for its MAGIC trade shows held biannually in Las Vegas, has begun exploring strategic alternatives, which could include a sale of the company.

clock July 8, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

Greiner Named Macy’s Florida CEO

Julie Greiner has been named chairman and ceo of Macy’s Florida, the $1.7 billion Miami-based division of Federated Department Stores.

clock July 8, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Exhibition to Examine History of U.S. Fashion

Yeshiva University Museum in Manhattan is planning an exhibition titled “A Perfect Fit: The Garment Industry and American Jewry, 1860-1960,” set to open in December.

clock July 8, 2005Arthur Friedman

Fashion Features

Tommy Bahama to Do Own Swimwear

Tommy Bahama, the apparel maker inspired by the tropical lifestyle, is diving deeper into swimwear by bringing the division in-house.

clock July 8, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

Financial

Legal Briefs

There have been no lazy summer days for litigators as the filing of trademark and counterfeit suits have kept up a steady pace.

clock July 8, 2005Liza Casabona

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