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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

It’s Tough in New York: Nordstrom Hits Hiccup Securing Flagship Site

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Overview

Nordstrom Inc. is discovering the difficulties of securing a flagship in Manhattan. According to real estate sources, the retailer's plan to open store on the former Drake Hotel site, has hit snags, although it's not a dead issue.

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Government and Trade

In Brief: Sears Job Cuts… U.S. Appeals WTO Ruling… IP Enforcement Up

Sears Holdings Corp. plans on cutting 200 support jobs from its Hoffman Estates, Ill., headquarters, trimming 4 percent of its 5,000-strong workforce there.

clock February 14, 2008WWD Staff

Trends

Stark Trek

Minimalism offset runway glitz this fall, as seen in Francisco Costa’s collection for Calvin Klein, Nicole Miller’s elegantly engineered coats and here in…

clock February 14, 2008WWD Staff

Department Stores

It’s Tough in New York: Nordstrom Hits Hiccup Securing Flagship Site

Nordstrom Inc. is discovering the difficulties of securing a flagship in Manhattan, according to real estate sources.

clock February 14, 2008David Moin

People

Exhibition Captures Versace, Avedon Connection

Rarely has a collaboration between a fashion house and a photographer been as strong and successful as that between Versace and Richard Avedon, which lasted…

clock February 14, 2008Luisa Zargani

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Jones to Embrace Faster-Fashion Model

Jones Apparel Group wants to be more like H&M. The apparel vendor, which on Wednesday reported narrower fourth-quarter losses, said it is looking to turn…

clock February 14, 2008Vicki M. Young

Financial

Beauty Beat: After Strong Year, L’Oréal Looks to ’08

L’Oreal reached its financial objectives for 2007 and is bullish on 2008.

clock February 14, 2008Jennifer Weil

Financial

Liz Claiborne Inks Deal for Ellen Tracy

Liz Claiborne Inc. said early Thursday that it reached an agreement with a group of investors to sell its Ellen Tracy brand for $42.3 million.

clock February 14, 2008Arthur Zaczkiewicz

People

Under the Weather

Dinner on the Upper East Side is rarely a casual affair, but there were signs Tuesday night that the party Marjorie Gubelmann was hosting for Roberta Armani…

clock February 14, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: DeJa Vu… Kisa Crisis… Bamford Babes…

“It’s happened again. Someone stole an outfit just before my show,” said Christopher Kane with a serious face, before bursting out laughing.

clock February 14, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Fall Girl

Giorgio Armani gave his Armani Collezioni label a feminine touch for fall, with ruffled tops and flowy dresses.

clock February 14, 2008WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

In the Mix

London designers are going their own ways for fall, turning out looks that range from sleek tailored suits to fanciful, full-skirted dresses.

clock February 14, 2008WWD Staff

Lifestyle

Scene: High End Renewal… Where the Elite Meet…

A few new places to hit for a little R&R during a hectic show week.

clock February 14, 2008Chiara Hughes

Designer and Luxury

Ones to Watch

Fashion week always brims with the possibility of discovering new names. Here are some fresh faces with varied histories that will present their fall wares…

clock February 14, 2008Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Ilari and Chiara Hughes

Denim

Trio Breaks Ground on a New ‘City’

The City of Others brand is aiming at college students who would rather spend their time filming documentaries, singing tunes, surfing the Internet and…

clock February 14, 2008Khanh T.L. Tran

Financial

January Retail Sales Better Than Expected

Retailers received a double dose of positive news from the federal government on Wednesday, as the Commerce Department reported stronger than anticipated…

clock February 14, 2008Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

Trends and Analysis

Fashion Coterie Highlights Fall Hits

Retailers scoured ENK International’s Fashion Coterie trade show in search of the next hot item to attract contemporary customers.

clock February 14, 2008Julee Kaplan

Fashion Features

Hurley Gets High Schoolers Pumped

High school students don’t need any particular reason to get pumped up on a Friday night. But combine hundreds of them from four schools based here, throw…

clock February 14, 2008Leila Baboi

Color Cosmetics

Looking Their Best

The top 12 cosmetics and skin care brands ranked by customer loyalty.

clock February 14, 2008Cecily Hall

Human Resources

Theo Fennell Bids Farewell

Jewelry designer Theo Fennell will step down as creative director of his company next year, and cease to be involved in any operational management.

clock February 14, 2008Samantha Conti

Real Estate

H&M Lands on Regent Street

Hennes & Mauritz will open on Regent Street today, the first of five major U.K. flagship launches planned for this year.

clock February 14, 2008Lucie Greene

Financial

Sun Secures Most Kellwood Shares

After a five-month pursuit, Sun Capital Securities Group LLC now has 81.9 percent of Kellwood Co.’s total outstanding shares, giving it ownership of the…

clock February 14, 2008Whitney Beckett

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Cathy Vs. Marc… First Words… One, Two, Three, Four…

For those wondering where Cathy Horyn was during the Marc Jacobs show on Friday, her On the Runway blog explains it all.

clock February 14, 2008Chantal Goupil and Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks

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