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Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

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Prada Profits Slump 25% in H1

Revenues dropped 15 percent, despite the "first signs of improving trends in mainland China.”

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Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

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The Man, the Designer: Fashion Weighs Legacy Of Yves Saint Laurent

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Overview

If it weren't for Yves Saint Laurent, the world would certainly be a shabbier place: Scores of major designers from around the world credit him with inspiring them to enter fashion in the first place.

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AAFA Conference: Better to Be Green

Companies that embrace sustainable business practices — along with helping the environment — stand to lower costs and improve sales.

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Fashion Features

McCartneys Come Together in Liverpool

The worlds of fashion and music collided in a spectacular way here Sunday with a McCartney double-header: a frisky, musical-chairs style show by Stella, followed by a rousing, hands-in-the-air concert by hometown musical hero Sir Paul.

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Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Oprah Talks… The Times Single-Handedly Tries To Bring Back Manners…

Oprah Winfrey rarely sits down for interviews, but now is as good a time as any.

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Financial

Supreme Court Lets Stand Credit Card Web Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that credit card companies can’t be held liable when cards are used for payment on Web sites selling pirated material.

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Financial

Lululemon Profit Surges

Lululemon Athletica Inc. more than doubled first-quarter profits on rising sales, but the company lowered its profit outlook because of higher spending on growth initiatives.

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Financial

Gap Pushes Cost, Inventory Control

Gap Inc. plans another year of cost-cutting and increased efficiency, Glenn Murphy, chairman and chief executive officer, told shareholders Monday.

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Jane Lauder Named to Origins Post…

The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. has named Jane Lauder senior vice president and general manager of its Origins brand.

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Financial

In Brief: WTO Rules Against U.S. Cotton… Crooke To Hot Topic…

The appellate body of the World Trade Organization on Monday rejected a U.S. challenge to a compliance panel decision that sided with Brazil in its claims the U.S. had not fully implemented judgments finding its cotton subsidies in breach of global rules.

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Fashion Features

Inspiration Point

From the chic of le smoking to the shock of a sheer blouse, Yves Saint Laurent pushed boundaries in his work.

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The Man, the Designer: Fashion Weighs Legacy Of Yves Saint Laurent

If it weren’t for Yves Saint Laurent, the world would certainly be a shabbier place: Scores of major designers from around the world credit him with…

clock June 3, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In His Own Words…

Observations by Yves Saint Laurent as told to WWD and its sister publication W magazine in scores of interviews through the years.

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People

Some Enchanted Evening

The heat was on at Monday night’s CFDA Fashion Awards, as designers and VIPs crowded the area behind the New York Public Library.

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The 2008 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards at the New York Public Library Monday evening got off to a “smoking” start as designers and…

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