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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 4hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 10hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 20hRachel Strugatz

Future Face of Levi’s: Women’s and Overseas Seen as Keys to Growth

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Overview

That quintessentially American brand — Levi's — expects to get the bulk of its sales overseas within the next three to five years. The denim giant revealed strong earnings and revenues growth for the first quarter ended Feb. 24.

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Retail Features

Lacoste Serves Up Active Style to Women

The little green crocodile is flaunting its feminine side, and nowhere more conspicuously than on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

clock April 9, 2008David Moin

Fashion Features

Bridge Flux Creates Floor Openings

One brand’s demise is another’s opportunity.

clock April 9, 2008Whitney Beckett

Retail Features

Ports 1961 Launches U.S. Flagship

Ports 1961 opens today on Melrose Place in West Hollywood, establishing the Canadian brand’s first U.S. flagship.

clock April 9, 2008Anne Riley-Katz

Fashion Features

Mango Lands at San Francisco Airport

Fast-fashion giant Mango has arrived at San Francisco International Airport.

clock April 9, 2008Joanna Ramey

Fashion Features

Whitney Port of ‘The Hills’ Jumps Into Contemporary

MTV’s hit reality series “The Hills” is spawning mini fashion brands.

clock April 9, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Russian Fashion Weeks Hobbled by Overlap

It wasn’t the classiest beginning to Moscow’s two fashion weeks.

clock April 9, 2008Alastair Gee

Financial

Sears to Buy Footstar License

Footstar Inc. said in a regulatory filing last week that its subsidiary, Footstar Corp., entered into an agreement with Sears Holdings Corp. and a subsidiary, Sears Brands, for the purchase of substantially all of Footstar’s intellectual property for…

clock April 9, 2008Vicki M. Young

Beauty Features

Foreign Buyers Boosting Harry Winston U.S. Sales

Business at Harry Winston’s U.S. salons is jumping, but it isn’t Americans who are snatching up the diamond jewelry.

clock April 9, 2008Evan Clark

Financial

Future Face of Levi’s: Women’s and Overseas Seen as Keys to Growth

That quintessentially American brand — Levi’s — expects to get the bulk of its sales overseas within the next three to five years.

clock April 9, 2008Ross Tucker

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Charlotte’s Web… Diamond Days… Fitting Lenny…

Nicolas Ghesquière dipped a toe in the celebrity pool for the first time with his spring-summer advertising for Balenciaga, tapping Jennifer Connelly.

clock April 9, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Purl Jam

Cozy knits may take a page from grandpa’s cardigan, but that doesn’t mean they have to be stuffy. This fall they’re edgy enough for the coolest girl in…

clock April 9, 2008Hellin Kay

Designer and Luxury

Boss to Combine Men’s, Women’s in New York

Hugo Boss’ 4,037-square-foot store opening in the Meatpacking District in August represents a new retail concept for the brand: eight collections for men…

clock April 9, 2008Sharon Edelson

Department Stores

Celebs, Saks Pitch In for Charity: Water

Charity: Water has teamed up with Saks Fifth Avenue…

clock April 9, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Fragrance

Fresh Fetes New Scent

Fresh Inc. marked the West Coast launch of its latest scent, called Cannabis Rose, with a luncheon atop Hollywood’s Roosevelt Hotel last week.

clock April 9, 2008Rachel Brown

Government and Trade

Industry Groups Seek to Intensify Candidates’ Debate on Trade

Manufacturing and labor groups sought to raise the level of the trade debate in the presidential campaign on Tuesday, urging the candidates to focus on…

clock April 9, 2008Kristi Ellis

People

Lundgren’s High Note

Cast aside those economic woes and consumer concerns, at least for a black-tie event. For Terry Lundgren, Macy’s chairman, chief executive and president,…

clock April 9, 2008David Moin

Financial

Juicy Couture Sues Web Store Over Trademark

The message from Liz Claiborne Inc.’s lawyers: Don’t mess with Juicy.

clock April 9, 2008Evan Clark

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Not For ABC… Not Quite The Pulitzers, But…

Bob Iger, president and chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Co., acknowledges that ABC is at a disadvantage because it isn’t linked with a 24-hour…

clock April 9, 2008Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks

Business Features

Baugur to Focus Solely on Retail

The Icelandic group Baugur, which holds an 8.58 percent stake in Saks Fifth Avenue, has cast off its noncore assets, and plans to devote itself to one…

clock April 9, 2008Samantha Conti

Legal

Hermès, Dior Notch Counterfeit Wins

Hermes International and Christian Dior prevailed in separate efforts to protect their intellectual property.

clock April 9, 2008Emilie Marsh and Katya Foreman

Financial

In Brief: Blue Holdings Update

Blue Holdings Inc., which produces denim and sportswear sold under the brands Antik Denim, Yanuk, Taverniti So Jeans and Faith, said it expects to report an…

clock April 9, 2008WWD Staff

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