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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.

clock 11hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 17hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Adding Different Facets: Swarovski Eyes Groth Via Beauty and Jewelry

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Overview

Swarovski wants to be more than a crystal. The nearly $3 billion company is on a mission to maintain its dominance of the crystal market through innovation while diversifying into precious stones, beauty products and even wedding planning.

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Fashion Features

Taking It to the Booths

As the ready-to-wear runways roar in New York, exhibitors at this season’s Fashion Coterie are gearing up for a big selling season.

clock February 7, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Scene: Spice of Life… Urban Studies… Downtown’s Olive Branch…

Looking for a great bite, or maybe a little bit of fun? Check out some of New York’s newest hot spots.

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Buy Away

Store: Henri Bendel, New York Hot right now: The dress, particularly the minidress in black and white and in bright colors.

clock February 7, 2007Julee Greenberg

Retail Features

Retail, Style Milestones for Versace

Versace has reason for a double celebration. The company launched its renovated flagship here, unveiling a sleeker, more understated side of the decadent…

clock February 7, 2007Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Playboy Kicks Off Rock the Rabbit Project, Pushes Web

Playboy Enterprises continues to pump up the bunny.

clock February 7, 2007Sharon Edelson and Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Versaces Get Their Hollywood Star

Donatella Versace feels completely at ease walking down the runway for her post-show applause.

clock February 7, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Retail Features

Las Vegas Town Square Looks to Locals

Turnberry Associates, the real estate development company spearheading Las Vegas Town Square, a $750 million shopping center scheduled to open in October,…

clock February 7, 2007Emili Vesilind

Retail Features

Colcci Makes U.S. Beachhead in Santa Monica

A 21-year-old brand that generates more than $100 million in sales in its native Brazil and flaunts supermodel Gisele Bündchen in ads, Colcci is taking…

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Forever 21 Rollout Barreling Into L.A.

Junior retailer Forever 21 plans to open a 10,480-square-foot XXI store in the Hollywood & Highland shopping center here in mid-2007, pursuing an…

clock February 7, 2007Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Ruling OKs Class Action Suit Against Wal-Mart

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2004 ruling granting class action status to 1.5 million current and former female Wal-Mart associates in the…

clock February 7, 2007Katherine Bowers

Retail Features

Retailers Are in Buying Mood at Dallas Market

The mood at FashionCenterDallas got a lift from strong January retail sales, inspiring buyers to pick up extra spring merchandise as others invested in fall.

clock February 7, 2007Holly Haber

Retail Features

Weather Woes the Talk of Atlanta Market

Severe weather patterns and their growing impact on business hit home at the apparel and accessories market that ended its four-day run Sunday at AmericasMart.

clock February 7, 2007Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Memo Pad: Special Exit… All Hal, All The Time… Publisher Shuffle…

The streamlining of editorial duties continues at People, which has pruned its workforce as part of Time Inc.’s drive to cut 289 employees.

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Family Matters for Herrera Campaign

The woman in Carolina Herrera’s new advertising campaign appears to embody the younger customer the designer has wooed in recent seasons.

clock February 7, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Pattern Company Creates Community

Joining the online tech-craft renaissance, magazine publisher and pattern making company Burda Moden has created an online community for “open source”…

clock February 7, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

Retail Service Helps Lift Sales 25 Percent at Sporting Goods Company

A new integrated retail service aimed at midsize retailers boosted sales at the $14 million company Just Sports of Mesa, Ariz.

clock February 7, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

Bits & Bytes

At newly launched fashion social networking site Shoutfit, users can post profiles about themselves and their style, share photos of favorite outfits and…

clock February 7, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

Mont Blanc Sparkles With Diamond Jewelry

With a glitzy party at this French ski resort, Mont Blanc showcased its desire to become a player in the highly competitive diamond jewelry market.

clock February 7, 2007Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Avon Revenues Up 9% in 4th Quarter… L’Artisan Parfumeur Unveils Skin Care… Ruby & Millie: Cosmetics Cubed…

Avon Products Inc. has turned a corner. The direct seller of beauty products ended the first year of its multiyear restructuring effort on solid ground,…

clock February 7, 2007Molly Prior

Fashion Features

More From The Shows…

Sticking to what they do best, Julie Chaiken and Jeff Mahshie showed some masculine, slouchy sweaters and trousers that were wonderfully casual, but the…

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

New Year Brings New Breed of Acquisitions

The apparel industry can expect another busy year of mergers and acquisitions.

clock February 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Tent Goers Talk About Their Latest Purchases

What better place than Bryant Park during fashion week to determine what serious shoppers have been snapping up?

clock February 7, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

People

The Mamas and the Papas

As usual, the entrance to Marc Jacobs’ fashion show was clogged with stars and paparazzi; what was unusual was that most of the celebs were musical ones.

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Charges Hurt VF 4th-Qtr Profit

VF Corp.’s sale of its intimates segment hampered fourth-quarter earnings.

clock February 7, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

In Brief: Pacsun Closing… Eagle On the NYSE… Liberty’s New Look

Pacific Sunwear of California said Tues­day that it planned to close 74 underperforming d.e.m.o. stores that contributed to a pre-tax operating loss…

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

A Cool, Dark Place

The runways welcomed lots of somber shades and tailored shapes, some of them with a bit of slouch. The effect? Calm and collected.

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

A Day in the Life

Whether she’s hanging out by the water cooler, the DJ or on the red carpet, cool girls have plenty of choices – from finesse to froth.

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Precisely So

‘Tis the season for exactness, from the austere sophistication of Marc Jacobs to the chic little black dress at Bill Blass.

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Swarovski Looks to Branch Out, Diversify

Swarovski wants to be more than a crystal. The nearly $3 billion company is on a mission to maintain its dominance of the crystal market through innovation…

clock February 7, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Nike Details Expansion Plan, Sees $23 Billion in Revenues by 2011

Nike Inc. outlined a global growth strategy on Tuesday that the athletic giant hopes will help it reach $23 billion in revenues by 2011, up from $15 billion…

clock February 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Supermarket Sweep… Itailian Visit… Hey, Mickey…

Ron Burkle seems to have been bitten by the fashion bug once again. The billionaire supermarket magnate who founded The Yucaipa Cos. was spotted front row…

clock February 7, 2007WWD Staff

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