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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

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 3hMiles Socha

Retail

Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 9hJessica Iredale

Blowing Hot, Then Not: Weak Economy Shakes L.A.’s Melrose Avenue

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Overview

Melrose Avenue, once among the hottest retail and fashion strips, is feeling the chill of California’s disastrous economy.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Miu Miu Boosting Profile in U.S.

Italian luxury brand Miu Miu opened store at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa last month.

clock December 7, 2009Anne Riley-Katz

Business Features

Frédéric de Narp Named CEO at Harry Winston

Frédéric de Narp tapped for top slot at Harry Winston; Thomas J. O’Neill will step down from his role as president and ceo.

clock December 4, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Business Features

Department Stores Add 7,500 Jobs in Nov.

Retailers bolstered payrolls in November in anticipation of the holiday shopping season.

clock December 4, 2009Kristi Ellis

Parties

Art Basel Parties On

Eli Broad, Naomi Campbell and Pharrell Williams headed to Art Basel in Miami.

clock December 4, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Saks Restates Net With Tax Benefit

Saks’ accounting reversal results in gain in third-quarter income to $6.3 million from $1.9 million posted last week.

clock December 7, 2009Vicki M. Young

People

L’Oréal Mum on Bettencourt Gift Reports

Reports swirl that François-Marie Banier is not the only person to have received financial gifts from Liliane Bettencourt.

clock December 7, 2009Jennifer Weil

Fashion Features

Still Life: Gen Art Fetes Styles International Design Winners

Gen Art’s Styles International Design Competition on Wednesday night was a subdued affair.

clock December 7, 2009Venessa Lau

Designer and Luxury

Gucci in Indian Venture

Gucci is entering the Indian market directly.

clock December 7, 2009Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Weatherproof Gives Warmth… Mail Call…

Weatherproof is partnering with New York Cares by giving out $100 vouchers to those who donate used coats.

clock December 7, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein’s Seoul Surprise

Calvin Klein spring women’s and men’s lines will be showcased Thursday as installations in Korea’s Kring Creative Culture Center.

clock December 7, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Watches

Bulgari Store Expands in San Francisco

Italian luxury jeweler moved into a 13,000-square-foot store last month in San Francisco — the largest among Bulgari’s 15 U.S. locations.

clock December 7, 2009Joanna Ramey

Intimates and Activewear

Novelty Looks Score With Legwear

Hosiery manufacturers are anticipating a strong finish to the fourth quarter at retail.

clock December 7, 2009Caroline Tell

Department Stores

Macy’s, Sunglass Hut Strike Eyewear Deal

Luxottica Group has signed an agreement with Macy’s Inc. for its Sunglass Hut unit to serve as the sole operator of the retailer’s sunglass departments.

clock December 7, 2009Caroline Tell

Intimates and Activewear

Intimacy Chain to Open Second Manhattan Unit

Intimacy plans to open its second store in Manhattan on Dec. 18, said Susan Nethero, founder and chief executive officer.

clock December 7, 2009Holly Haber

Intimates and Activewear

Invista Workshop Focuses on Lycra Technology

Innovation was the overriding message for the Invista Fashion Trend Watch 2010 workshop for intimates, which runs through Dec. 18.

clock December 7, 2009Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

A Sugar Lilie Sprouts in L.A.

Sugar Lilie Dessous Prives, a new lingerie boutique in Los Angeles, features hard-to-find brands, such as Marlies Dekkers and Hot Milk.

clock December 7, 2009Kristin Studeman

Real Estate

L.A.’s Melrose Avenue Hit by Weak Economy

Melrose Avenue, once among the hottest retail and fashion strips, is feeling the chill of California’s disastrous economy.

clock December 7, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Roland Mouret to Launch Men’s Wear Collection

Roland Mouret wants to dress the partners of his clientele. And himself.

clock December 7, 2009Holly Haber

Fashion

Cate Blanchett and Team Valentino Around Town

Cate Blanchett said, “I know listening to actors complain about their jobs is a little dull.”

clock December 7, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Christopher Bailey Visits Buckingham Palace… Fashion in Pictures…

Christopher Bailey made a visit to Buckingham Palace Friday to receive his Member of the Order of the British Empire honor from Queen Elizabeth II.

clock December 7, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Dave McTague Leaves Liz Claiborne

Executive vice president of the Partnered Brands division at Liz Claiborne exited Friday.

clock December 7, 2009Evan Clark

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