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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

Reading the Recession: Global Players See Signs of Upturn

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Overview

Luxury firms like Hermès and Tiffany continue to feel the squeeze while L’Oréal is coming under increasing pricing pressure from consumers.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Investor Writes Down Valentino Stake Again

Permira investor says fashion firm’s value declined 35 percent in half.

clock August 28, 2009Andrew Roberts

Financial

Retail Stocks Rise 1.1% for Week

J. Crew, Guess outperform competitors in a lackluster quarter for retailers.

clock August 31, 2009Evan Clark

People

Obituary: Alex Grass, 82

One of the founders of rite aid and pioneers of chain drugstore retailing, died Thursday, following a 10-year battle with lung cancer. He was 82.

clock August 31, 2009Faye Brookman

Textiles

J. James Gordon, Textile Exec and Claiborne Investor, Dies at 78

Textile industry executive and one of the original investors in Liz Claiborne Inc., died Aug. 25 after a long illness. He was 78.

clock August 31, 2009Ross Tucker

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Topshop’s Dance Off… Oliver Twist…

Retailer to collaborate with Freddy, the Italian dance and fitness wear label, to produce a collection of fitness wear.

clock August 31, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

LaVelle Olexa’s Mentoring Program

Industry alum admits it was tough leaving Lord & Taylor five months ago after marking her 20th year there.

clock August 31, 2009David Moin

Intimates and Activewear

Elle Macpherson Intimates to Launch Obsidian for Spring

Line will be distributed in U.S., Australia and U.K.

clock August 31, 2009Louise Bartlett

Intimates and Activewear

Puma Launches Innerwear and Bodywear

Sportswear line is launching its first line of licensed innerwear and bodywear for women, men and children in the U.S.

clock August 31, 2009Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Anya Hindmarch’s Bespoke Collection Offers a Personal Touch

New accessories line, Anya Hindmarch Bespoke, will give her clients a chance to dip their toes into the designer’s creative process.

clock August 31, 2009Nina Jones

Eyewear

Stella in Eyewear Deal With Luxottica

Designer is boosting her lifestyle offerings with a new eyewear collection for spring.

clock August 31, 2009Caroline Tell

People

Factory Girl: Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis talks to WWD about playing a sexy scam artist in Mike Judge’s latest film.

clock August 31, 2009Emily Holt

People

Postcard: Michael Kors’ South Africa

The designer shops and goes on safaris in South Africa.

clock August 31, 2009WWD Staff

People

New Neighborhood Joint on the LES

The National opened to little fanfare, but there’s a lot going on in the kitchen.

clock August 31, 2009Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Designer and Luxury

Gucci’s Snowman to Aid UNICEF

Finding a new theme for Gucci’s UNICEF holiday campaign seems to stimulate Frida Giannini as much as designing a new bag.

clock August 31, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Financial

Global Players Hint Worst Might Be Over

While executives remain extraordinarily cautious, there is a growing sense that things may have bottomed out across the board.

clock August 31, 2009WWD Staff

Jewelry

Novel Notions: New Jewelry Designers

Thirties chinoiserie, Philippine blossoms and flea market finds are a few of the whimsical inspirations of three new fine jewelry designers.

clock August 31, 2009Venessa Lau and Shoshanna Fischhoff

Jewelry

Jewelry Designers Make Surprise Moves

A venerable diamond house goes playful, while two jewelry designers join forces.

clock August 31, 2009WWD Staff

Sportswear

PEI Inks Pierre Cardin License

Company links a five-year licensing agreement with S.A.R.L. de Gestion Pierre Cardin.

clock August 31, 2009David Lipke

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Pop Art… September Issue…

It seems Pop magazine’s new editor in chief, Dasha Zhukova, was serious about making the relaunched title as much about art as fashion.

clock August 31, 2009WWD Staff

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