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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 August 26, 2016Allison 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

DKNY Jeans Falls in With Pete Wentz

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Overview

DKNY Jeans plans to rock out this fall.

From This Issue

Memo Pad: Midsection Obsession… Can Khakis Save The Day?… In And Out…

Abs architect Dave Zinczenko has created an empire rivaling Dr. Atkins’ around his book “The Abs Diet,” including 20 international editions and spin-offs such as “The Abs Diet Six-Minute Meals.”

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion-Forward: Fresh Outlook in Copenhagen

Move over, skinny; the carrot is taking root.

clock March 5, 2007Emilie Marsh

Financial

David Dart Repositioned as Better

Although Kellwood Co. is trading up in many categories, it has decided to take David Dart a step down.

clock March 5, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Cacharel Seeks Young Set With Gisele, New Fragrance

Parfums Cacharel has a new face – in more ways than one.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

DKNY Jeans Falls in With Pete Wentz

DKNY Jeans plans to rock out this fall.

clock March 5, 2007Julee Greenberg

Retail Features

Chanel Files Trademark Infringement Suit

Chanel Inc. filed a lawsuit in Manhattan federal court last week against Yellowstone Imports and unnamed individuals for allegedly infringing on its interlocking-C trademark for sunglasses.

clock March 5, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

Liz Claiborne to Shut Three Laundry Stores

Within days of announcing the discontinuance of Mexx in the U.S., Liz Claiborne Inc. said it is closing the Laundry by Shelli Segal stores.

clock March 5, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Fast Stats

Sales of new homes in January 2007 vs. December 2006: -16.6%

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

The Mystery Behind Le Mystere No. 9

Le Mystere has created a collection of specialty bras called Le Mystère No. 9 that is designed for a specific consumer segment: women who have had breast augmentation.

clock March 5, 2007Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Intimate Notes

One of the highlights of the Femmy Gala was the fourth annual Student Design Contest.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Plenty of Empty Offices: Specialty Sector Seeks Plethora of Top Execs

Across the apparel specialty retail sector this season, “Help Wanted” signs are almost as visible as point-of-sale markdowns.

clock March 5, 2007David Moin

Financial

Recruitment Firm Expands Its Staff

With its workload of search assignments on the rise, E.A. Hughes & Co. has hired George Todor as a senior consultant and Debby Garrow as vice president.

clock March 5, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Foxy Ladies

What do Venezuelan fashion and classic British hunts have in common?

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

A Romance for the Ages

In romance novels, a twenty- or thirtysomething heroine is generally caught in the grip of love and peers at the world through rose-colored glasses. Her mother, in the meantime, is expected to be home knitting, squinting through bifocals.

clock March 5, 2007Jennifer Weil

People

THE Dancing Courtesan

Elizabeth Hurley has planned her upcoming nuptials in meticulous detail. Everything is to be of the best, especially at the opulent five-day-long festivities that kick off Wednesday at the grand Umaid Bhawan Palace Hotel in Jodhpur, India.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Iconix and Rocawear Said Close to Deal

Iconix Brand Group Inc. is said to be close to inking a deal with Rocawear. Details of the agreement were unclear at press time.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Cynthia Rowley Opens Japanese Flagship

Cynthia Rowley, which operates 28 shops-in-shops in department stores in Japan, has opened its first flagship in the Aoyama district here.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Neiman Marcus Unveils New Cusp Unit

Neiman Marcus opened its third Cusp store in this city’s Georgetown neighborhood last week and revealed that the fourth location will be launched in Northbrook Court, near Chicago, in July.

clock March 5, 2007Evan Clark

Fashion Features

In Brief

Saks Inc. has named Ernest LaPorte senior vice president and controller of Saks Fifth Avenue.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Snow White Wears Chanel… the Devil Wears McQueen

Karl Lagerfeld created a winter wonderland for Chanel, replete with neige and a tres sportif lineup, while Alexander McQueen channeled the Massachusetts witch hunt in a hard, aggressive fashion.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Sizing It Up

Remember Phoebe Philo’s sweet, charming Chloe ingenue? She’s getting an attitude adjustment this fall thanks to Paulo Melim Andersson, and his gal is brooding and decidedly edgy. So goodbye, kicky wedges, and hello, angsty lace-up Doc Martens!

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Italian Jewelers Find Success Outside the Box

When Nomination founder Paolo Gensini approached jewelry shops in the late Eighties with his first steel and gold bracelets, many pooh-poohed the idea.

clock March 5, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Features

Nicole Miller Kicks Up Legwear

The legwear category has become a hot ticket as ready-to-wear designers push bold tights on the runways to wear with everything.

clock March 5, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Badgley Mischka Begins Bejeweling Haute Clientele

Badgley Mischka, which drapes A-list socialites and Hollywood celebrities alike in its beaded gowns, is aiming to bring its customers some accoutrements.

clock March 5, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Grand Allusions

Welcome back, Monsieur Galliano. After a pared-down, perfunctory spring season, it’s clear that the master creator is feeling like himself again.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Finishing Touches

Not to be outshone by the runway offerings, leading accessories houses showed a variety of appealing pieces for fall, from the ultrafeminine to the bright and sporty.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Taking Flight

Aerial motifs won the day at Louis Vuitton, with Marc Jacobs’ feathered skirts and flyaway peplums, and at Nina Ricci, where Olivier Theyskens’ ethereal gowns evoked the elegance of the house’s iconic frosted bird.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Family Affairs… Mac Attack… Silk Route…

If the devil wears Prada, does her daughter wear Miu Miu? “I do!” said Mamie Gummer, Meryl Streep’s daughter, who took in the Miu Miu show Sunday with her friend and “Evening” co-star Claire Danes.

clock March 5, 2007WWD Staff

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