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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 24hJessica Iredale


French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

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

clock 18hMiles Socha


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

Survival of the Fittest: Moderate Vendors Rush To Adapt to New World

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As the face of moderate sportswear changes to become more fashion-forward and competition from specialty stores heats up, traditional moderate brands need to step up their product mix in order to survive.

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Fashion Features

Survival of the Fittest: Moderate Vendors Rush To Adapt to New World

Traditional moderate sportswear companies are in a state of flux as the retail landscape undergoes seismic shifts.

clock April 5, 2006Julee Greenberg


Arnault’s Son Joins Board at LVMH

Bernard Arnault is adding more young blood, not to mention some of his own, to the board of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

clock April 5, 2006WWD Staff


Wal-Mart to Launch Urban Initiative

Wal-Mart plans to build more than 50 stores in struggling urban neighborhoods in the U.S. in the next two years, creating about 25,000 jobs.

clock April 5, 2006Sharon Edelson


Jayson Named CEO of Andrew Marc

Charles M. Jayson has been named president and chief executive officer of Andrew Marc, the designer women’s and men’s leather and cloth outerwear manufacturer.

clock April 5, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

In Brief: Lepore In London … Sears Raises

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock April 5, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bottega, Versace Launch at Salone del Mobile

From the living room to the sky, Italian designers are rolling out their furniture collections at the Salone del Mobile show.

clock April 5, 2006Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Ilari


Girl Trouble

Bad news was in abundance on Tuesday, as the staff of Ellegirl learned the magazine would unexpectedly cease publication with the June/July 2006 issue.

clock April 5, 2006Sara James

Memo Pad: Crunch Time

Under escalating pressure from its creditors, American Media Inc. put the brakes on its expansion efforts Tuesday, folding three money-losing new magazines and undoing its reinvention of the National Enquirer.

clock April 5, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Girlshop Redesign Seeks New Dynamic

Famous for its whimsical look, Girlshop, one of the earliest online boutiques, is getting its first redesign since it was launched in 1998.

clock April 5, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Vuitton Supes … Shades Of Karl … In The Bag …

Naomi Campbell may have been charged with second-degree assault for striking her housekeeper with a cell phone last week, but such legal problems don’t seem to have an impact on her modeling career.

clock April 5, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Bobbi Brown and the ‘Chocolate’ Factory

Bobbi Brown has designed a dark milk chocolate Beauty Bar with Vosges Haut Chocolat to complement her fall makeup line.

clock April 5, 2006Michelle Edgar


Better Dress Forms Through Scan Data

Mannequin form maker AlvaProducts Inc. has created a new fit consulting division led by Ed Gibben, the co-inventor of the Intellifit body scanner and former president of Intellifit Corp.

clock April 5, 2006Holly Haber

Retail Features

Bits And Bytes

These sneaks can’t sneak away, because they come with a GPS homing device embedded in their soles.

clock April 5, 2006Cate T. Corcoran

Retail Features

Levi’s Expands RFID Testing

Levi Strauss & Co. plans to expand tests of radio frequency identification technology in U.S. and Mexican stores this year.

clock April 5, 2006Denise Power

Fashion Features

L.A. Market: New Fall Trends and Protest March

The Los Angeles fall market, marked by a huge immigration law protest downtown, featured short dresses and oversize sweaters.

clock April 5, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

West Watch: Branching Out … Dolled Up

Kaviar and Kind, a directional jewelry and accessories retailer in West Hollywood’s Sunset Plaza, has opened at 900-square-foot showroom next door at 8533 Sunset Boulevard.

clock April 5, 2006WWD Staff

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