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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

Garment Center Rally: Industry Urges Action To Save Local Factories

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Overview

“This is the game changer.” That’s how Yeohlee Teng summed up Wednesday’s Save the Garment Center rally that drew 750 supporters including Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg and Nanette LeporeSEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

WWD List: Breaking Away

Top 10 domestic brands ranked on rising strength.

clock October 22, 2009Suzanne Blecher

Designer and Luxury

Bob Pressman Among Fred Leighton Bidders

A set of investors that includes former Barneys New York owner Bob Pressman has placed a $25.8 million bid for Fred Leighton Holding Inc.

clock October 21, 2009Sophia Chabbott and Matthew Lynch

People

The Royal Oak Foundation Honors Lord Jacob Rothschild

Oscar and Annete de la Rentas, Mercedes and Sid Bass, Henry and Marie-Josee Kravis, Hilary and Galen Weston, and Henrietta Spencer-Churchill feted Rothschild.

clock October 21, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Ben-Avraham and Vettori Create New Brand

Contemporary line, called Improvd, launches for spring selling.

clock October 22, 2009Julee Kaplan

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Chicago Market Preview: Stylemax Capitalizes on Local Appeal

This go-round of Stylemax boasts its largest contemporary section to date.

clock October 22, 2009Beth Wilson

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Chicago Market Preview: Fashion Focus Moves to Attract Trade

Chicago’s fashion week, known as Fashion Focus, will for the first time coincide with Stylemax, the area’s largest women’s apparel market.

clock October 22, 2009Beth Wilson

Retail/Business

Gant Unveils Flagship Expansion

Gant revealed a 2,600-square-foot addition to its Fifth Avenue flagship this week.

clock October 22, 2009David Lipke

Sportswear

Sail Away: Nautica Spring 2010 Presentation

Nautica showcased sharp double-breasted suits with peak lapels and snappy seersucker designs in super 100’s fabric.

clock October 22, 2009David Lipke

Digital

Gilt Groupe to Expand Men’s Offering

Gilt Groupe, the invitation-only fashion and luxury Web site, is turning its lens to men’s.

clock October 22, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Clothing/Furnishings

Bespoke Firm Hamilton Launches Sport Shirts

Hamilton, a Houston-based company known for custom shirts, is moving into the sportier end of the market.

clock October 22, 2009Brenner Thomas

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Stylemax Calendar

Spring Apparel Market, Oct. 24 to 27

clock October 22, 2009WWD Staff

People

Bill Pullman’s Double Life

The star of Mamet’s “Oleanna” on Broadway also is a Montana cattle rancher.

clock October 22, 2009Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

People

Charlotte Gainsbourg Dives Into Lars von Trier’s Dark World

Charlotte Gainsbourg discusses her role in Lars Von Trier’s latest film “Antichrist.”

clock October 22, 2009Marcy Medina

Designer and Luxury

McCartney Designs Children’s Wear for Gap

McCartney’s first full children’s wear collections, done in collaboration with GapKids and babyGap, will be launched Nov. 2 at select Gap stores.

clock October 22, 2009Nina Jones

Fashion

Spring Men’s Trend: Keep It Short

For the last two years, shorts have been a focal point for many designers, who have made them part of their tailored offerings.

clock October 22, 2009Alex Badia

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Celebrating Pierre Cardin… Gala With Tina Brown… Self-Less…

A new book commemorates 60 years of Pierre Cardin fashions.

clock October 22, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Tansky’s Compensation Rises 16.3 Percent

Compensation for Neiman Marcus president and ceo Burt Tansky rose 16.3 percent to $3.9 million for fiscal 2009.

clock October 22, 2009Evan Clark

Financial

Holiday Survey: Shopping Early and On the Cheap

Consumers seek bargains; stressed-out stores are asking for deals from their landlords and getting them.

clock October 22, 2009Evan Clark

Government and Trade

USTR to Address Counterfeiting at U.S.-China Talks

U.S.-China Joint Commission of Commerce & Trade will meet and discuss bilateral trade issues next week.

clock October 22, 2009Liza Casabona

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: October 22, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock October 22, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Sneaker Peak… Big Tuesday… Star Power at Pratt Legends…

An “Easy Rider”-flavored version of Hogan’s iconic Interactive sneaker hits stores today.

clock October 22, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Grows Business in Asia

Spring-summer women’s and men’s collections will be restaged next Wednesday in a sumo wrestling stadium in Tokyo.

clock October 22, 2009Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Enters Mongolia

Sukhbaatar Square in Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, is so central that many of its million-plus inhabitants are bound to traverse it on a regular basis.

clock October 22, 2009Miles Socha

Financial

Wal-Mart Plans Aggressive Holiday Pricing

Wal-Mart unveiled a take-no-prisoners pricing strategy for the holiday season, while some analysts voiced concern over how the retailer would protect margins.

clock October 22, 2009Sharon Edelson

Fragrance

Panel Discusses Challenges for Fragrance Industry

Cosmetic Executive Women event speakers touch upon battling lower sales and increased gift set sales.

clock October 22, 2009Gillian Koenig

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Nicole Richie Launching Contemporary Line

Nicole Richie’s label Winter Kate is set to debut for spring 2010.

clock October 22, 2009Marcy Medina

Real Estate

Designers Rally to Save Garment Center

Wednesday’s Save the Garment Center rally drew 750 supporters including Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg and Nanette Lepore.

clock October 22, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg and David Lipke

Designer and Luxury

Cynthia Rowley Goes Surfing With Roxy

Surf’s up for Cynthia Rowley.

clock October 22, 2009Julee Kaplan

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