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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.

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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.

clock 22hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Is PETA Defanged? Fur Looks Are Back and Off Runways

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Overview

Let the fur fly. That seemed to be the motto of designers showing during New York Fashion Week last week, and the buyers, editors and socialites sitting in the front rows.

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Fashion Features

Trade Deficit Hits Record As Industry Imports Rise

The U.S. trade deficit hit a record $763.6 billion last year, including apparel and textile imports that increased 2.6 percent, to 52.2 billion square meter equivalents valued at $93.3 billion.

clock February 14, 2007Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

ISPA Goes Beyond Beauty With ITEC

The International Spa Association and ITEC France, which organizes the Beyond Beauty trade show here, have formed a strategic alliance.

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Fashion Features

Girls Gone Wild Pushes Clothes

“Girls Gone Wild” is synonymous with women wearing, well, nothing. So the launch of its apparel lines – with the motto, “when clothing isn’t optional” – is a bit ironic.

clock February 14, 2007Whitney Beckett

Retail Features

Iconix Signs Licensees

The Iconix Brand Group has lined up six new licenses for its Badgley Mischka, Op, London Fog and Joe Boxer brands.

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Fashion Features

Rufus Translates Its Signature Colorful Men’s Shirts for Women

After making its niche in colorful men’s dress shirts, Rufus is launching a women’s line of dress shirts and shirtdresses.

clock February 14, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Just Beachy

Think easy, breezy and effortless fun. That’s the mood at Gap this summer, as in everything from cotton jersey dresses to cuffed shorts — the sort of trappings tailor-made for a little sun-kissed R&R.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Moss On Moss… Girl’s Best Friend… Cruise Control…

“He’s showing me pictures of me!” joked Kate Moss as Sandy Nairne, director of the National Portrait Gallery in London, escorted her and Pete Doherty around the “Face of Fashion” exhibition on Monday night.

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Financial

Izod’s Super Buzz

Two hundred thousand hits online. Fifteen seconds of fame on Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” on post-Super Bowl Monday.

clock February 14, 2007Valerie Seckler

Fashion Features

Arjowiggins Turns Paper Into Fashion

Emeric Thibierge, the first creative director at Arjowiggins Fine Papers, is busily working on projects.

clock February 14, 2007Valerie Seckler

Retail Features

WWDMAGIC Kickoff: Value and Special Product

Retail buyers jumped from one end of the pricing spectrum to another as they searched for either value or high-end items as WWDMAGIC kicked off here on Tuesday.

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Retail Features

Arbor’s Koa-Lition Line Aims at Ecology-Minded

Chris Jensen wants consumers to wear eco-friendly politics on their sleeves.

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Fashion Features

Is PETA Defanged? Fur Looks Are Back On and Off Runways

That seemed to be the motto of designers showing during New York Fashion Week last week, and the buyers, editors and socialites sitting in the front rows.

clock February 14, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Retail Features

H&M’s New Collection a Step Upmarket

The Swedish company that’s become synonymous with low-priced fast fashion is moving upmarket with COS.

clock February 14, 2007Samantha Conti

Memo Pad: Expected Departure… Summer Jobs

Joe Dolce’s time is up at Star. After a dismal second half of 2006, when both Dolce and editorial director Bonnie Fuller struggled to turn around the tabloid’s newsstand sales, he will leave his post as editor when his contract expires March 31.

clock February 14, 2007Irin Carmon

Fashion Features

London Lights Up

Fashion week has begun in this city on the Thames, with showgoers dashing from Kensington to Covent Garden to Mayfair. The larger-than-usual numbers of young or first-time designers are raising audiences’ hopes. Also much anticipated: the arrival of…

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Fashion Features

More From The Shows: Todd Lynn… Allegra Hicks… Amanda Wakely…

Mick, Keith and Marilyn – Manson, that is – may be fans, and there’s no doubt that Lynn knows how to tailor – he showed perfectly cut coatdresses and pantsuits – but a few bells and whistles would have been grand.

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Financial

Levi’s Earnings Soar in 4th Quarter

John Anderson kicked off his tenure as president and chief executive officer of Levi Strauss & Co. with strong fourth-quarter earnings results, seeking to build momentum.

clock February 14, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Bally to Name Atwood Creative Director

Bally is writing a new chapter in its 156-year history with the appointment of Brian Atwood as creative director.

clock February 14, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

WWD Wednesday

Designers figured what better way to spruce up that winter wardrobe than with bold graphics, from the artsy to the abstract.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Quicksilver Lowes Guidance … Mills Favors Simon Deal

Quiksilver Inc. lowered its estimates for revenue and earnings in its fiscal first quarter and 2007 due to an unseasonably warm winter and poor snow conditions in the U.S. and Europe.

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Fashion Features

Clarifications

Cass Johnson, president of the National Council of Textile Or­ganizations, does not support efforts to encourage the governments of the U.S., China, Europe and Japan to establish a four-way free trade pact. This was unclear in an article on page…

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