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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 17hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 23hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Kellwood Co.’s Bold Goal: From Vendor to Brand Powerhouse

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Overview

Forget moderate vendor Kellwood Co. Welcome to the new Kellwood, brand manager.

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Retail Features

Guess Pumps Up Accessories in Latest Rollout

Guess is adding a touch of European flair to its top namesake U.S. stores with an updated design that zeroes in on accessories.

clock November 7, 2007Rachel Brown

Retail Features

Versace’s New Look at South Coast Plaza

Versace has returned to South Coast Plaza with a fresh approach.

clock November 7, 2007Rachel Brown

Fashion Features

‘Dr. 90210’ Tries Shapewear

Television’s “Dr. 90210’’ is applying his surgical touch to shapewear.

clock November 7, 2007Marcy Medina

Financial

Kellwood Co.’s Bold Goal: From Vendor to Brand Powerhouse

Forget moderate vendor Kellwood Co. Welcome to the new Kellwood, brand manager.

clock November 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Paper Pushers… Where Will They Go?… Paper Trail…

The closing of House & Garden came as little surprise to those who follow the purse strings at Conde Nast.

clock November 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Baccarat Taps Gasmi

Eager to lead the company into a sparkling new phase of development, Baccarat has named its first artistic director, Chafik Gasmi, WWD has learned.

clock November 7, 2007Miles Socha and Ellen Groves

Financial

Boss Profits Rise 13.9%

Hugo Boss on Tuesday posted third-quarter gains in both profits and sales, with its men’s and women’s categories gaining ground from a year ago.

clock November 7, 2007Melissa Drier

Fashion Features

Behind the Scenes

Even if Jerry Schatzberg’s forthcoming photography book wasn’t laced with cinematic photographs, the title alone, “Paris, 1962,” sounds like a story waiting to happen.

clock November 7, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Aces Wild

At the risk of biting the hand that awards you, Monday night’s 11th annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards left the already weary fashion crowd feeling like it had truly hit the proverbial wall.

clock November 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Saks’ Holiday Message

With a nod to diversity and a message to be who you are, Saks Fifth Avenue is mailing 550,000 copies of its holiday catalogue, “The Great Snowpeople Hunt,” this week, and will follow it this month with the offer of a HarperCollins book, “Snowpeople,”…

clock November 7, 2007Valerie Seckler

Financial

Maidenform Net Slips

Maidenform Brands Inc., on Tuesday posted third-quarter results that were expectedly below year-ago figures due to an initiative to intensify branded sales instead of private label with two customer accounts.

clock November 7, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

ILO Conference Puts Spotlight on Child Labor Issues

The disclosure of alleged child labor abuses in a New Delhi apparel factory linked to a Gap Inc. contractor has put supply chain risks under renewed scrutiny and is expected to intensify efforts to stem exploitation, industry executives and labor…

clock November 7, 2007John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

Ava Targets Specialty Stores

Thirty years ago, Ludwig Kuttner founded mainstream knit resource Hampshire Group, which produced brands like Designer Originals and Spring + Mercer that target department stores.

clock November 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Catching Up With Paula Radcliffe

Paula Radcliffe looked remarkably relaxed Tuesday for someone who spent Sunday running through New York with a challenger at her shoulder for almost 26.2 miles.

clock November 7, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Inhabit Adds Organic Cotton

Luxury knit line Inhabit is jumping on the green bandwagon for spring with an organic division and its first T-shirt collection.

clock November 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Rad Hatter

With her debut EP “Ur So Gay” out Nov. 20, Katy Perry is poised for the limelight. Between her cheeky lyrics and affinity for all things camp and vamp, she’s ready for some attention.

clock November 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Trimming the Red: Revlon Cuts Loss to $10.4M

Revlon Inc.’s pragmatism is paying off, as the beauty firm continued to hack away at its net loss during the quarter.

clock November 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Valentino Names Key Execs

Valentino SpA is bolstering its management ranks.

clock November 7, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Cate Comes And Goes… Hey Teach… Good Fortune…

A glowing Cate Blanchett helped light the new Armani Ginza Tower in Tokyo on Tuesday night, but it was a flying visit to Japan for the actress.

clock November 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gucci, Puma Lift Sales at PPR

PPR, the French conglomerate controlled by billionaire François Pinault, said strength at Gucci Group and the acquisition of Puma propelled third-quarter sales ahead 21.9 percent.

clock November 7, 2007Robert Murphy

Textiles

Pakistan Instability a Long-Term Concern

The state of emergency imposed by Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has not yet adversely affected the apparel and textile sector, but there is concern about the long-term impact from civil unrest and the country’s tarnished image.

clock November 7, 2007Mahlia S. Lone

Financial

In Brief: MyShape Picks Three Execs… Gotta Go From Mo’s… Tobe Turns 80…

Online retailer MyShape Monday appointed three new executives.

clock November 7, 2007WWD Staff

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