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Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

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

clock 15hJessica Iredale

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 9hMiles Socha

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

Upheaval at Ungaro: Moufarrige Resigns, Lindsay Lohan Stays

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Overview

Despite a scathing reaction to her first effort, Lindsay Lohan is continuing on at Ungaro as the fashion house’s artistic adviser, while company president Mounir Moufarrige, has resigned.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

Lindsay Lohan Stays, Ungaro President Goes

Lindsay Lohan is continuing on at Ungaro, but the man who recruited her, company president Mounir Moufarrige, has resigned.

clock December 16, 2009Miles Socha

People

Magic Number With the Cast of ‘Nine’

A frenzy surrounded Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz and Kate Hudson at the premiere for “Nine.”

clock December 16, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Apparel Prices Fall in Nov., Rise 1% for Year

Retail apparel prices declined a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in November compared with October but rose 1 percent compared with a year earlier.

clock December 16, 2009Liza Casabona and Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Madonna to Appear in Dolce & Gabbana Ad Campaign

Madonna plays a housewife, albeit a sensual one, in Dolce & Gabbana’s spring campaign.

clock December 16, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Holiday Cheer: Best-selling Items in the Contemporary Market

After a rough year economically, contemporary shoppers are clearly ending 2009 by scooping up the big trends for holiday.

clock December 17, 2009Anne Riley-Katz and Julee Kaplan

Clothing/Furnishings

HMX Looks to its Past with New Archive

HMX Group is tackling its future by looking to its past.

clock December 17, 2009Brenner Thomas

Designer and Luxury

Paul Smith’s British Empire Reaches Las Vegas

Paul Smith has opened his first Las Vegas store at the Crystals, the retail anchor of the $8.5 billion CityCenter megadevelopment opening today.

clock December 17, 2009Samantha Conti

Clothing/Furnishings

Q&A With Eric Musgrave, Author of “Sharp Suits”

Journalist Eric Musgrave has been working in fashion for 30 years, and has just penned his first book, “Sharp Suits” (Pavilion), which comes out next year.

clock December 17, 2009Samantha Conti

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Lastrina Promoted to Chief Marketing Officer at Jones

Stacy Lastrina has been promoted to chief marketing officer of Jones Apparel Group Inc., a new post.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

Denim

Little MissMatched Moving Into Chicago

Little MissMatched will open a store in what used to be the Chelsea Passage in Barneys New York’s former space in Chicago.

clock December 17, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Shoppers Seen Delaying Holiday Purchases

To the dismay of stores nationwide, more consumers are putting off their Christmas shopping than last year, the National Retail Federation said Wednesday.

clock December 17, 2009David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Men’s Fashion Trend Fall 2010: Retro Grade

For fall 2010, tailored clothing manufacturers are opting for the retro Sixties look as the unifying trend.

clock December 17, 2009Alex Badia

People

Coco Tough: New Chanel Biopic Premieres in France

Anna Mouglalis, who stars as the iconic designer in “Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky,” talks to WWD at a party for the film’s French premiere.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

People

Dolce & Gabbana Make a Cameo in ‘Nine’

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana play priests in the new flick, “Nine.”

clock December 17, 2009Vanessa Lawrence

Financial

M&A Activity Report Shows Slight Lift

Personal care companies have been a rare hot spot in a sluggish year for consumer products mergers and acquisitions.

clock December 17, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: December 16, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Aquilano.Rimondi Signs Knitwear Deal

The Aquilano.Rimondi brand has signed its first license: a five-year deal with Gilmar for the worldwide production and distribution of a knitwear line.

clock December 17, 2009Luisa Zargani

Department Stores

Galeries Lafayette Unveils New Designer Area

Times may be tough, but Galeries Lafayette hopes the tough are going shopping for luxury items.

clock December 17, 2009Emilie Marsh

Business

LVMH, New Balance Settle Dispute

LVMH to drop sneaker design at the center of a trademark infringement lawsuit.

clock December 17, 2009Matthew Lynch

Fashion Scoops

Wild About Spike Jonze… Deal for Elin Nordegren… A Store for Eloise…

Spike Jonze and Opening Ceremony celebrated the launch of their fashion collaboration in Tokyo.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

Eyewear

Safilo Shareholders OK Capital Increase

Shareholders of Safilo SpA have approved a capital increase of up to 263 million euros, a move which will save the company from near-bankruptcy.

clock December 17, 2009Gordon Sorlini

Financial

Dress Barn Raises Guidance

Dress Barn Inc. on Wednesday raised its guidance for fiscal 2010 profits by 15 cents and said it has been buoyed by consumers trading down from other retailers.

clock December 17, 2009David Moin

Color Cosmetics

American Apparel Launching Nail Polish Line

American Apparel Inc., known for its edgy advertising and colorful basics, has entered the beauty realm with an 18-shade nail polish line.

clock December 17, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors to Open a Bal Harbour Store

Michael Kors store in Bal Habour is set to bow in late February.

clock December 17, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Christina Ricci’s Next Role… Talks Off for Playboy… Runway on Repeat…

Christina Ricci’s next appearance will be in a Donna Karan-friendly short called “Four Play.”

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Unilever Taps Huet as CFO

Unilever has named Jean-Marc Huet, who has been chief financial officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb since March 2008, as its cfo.

clock December 17, 2009Brid Costello

Marketing and Promotion

Department Store Piece Of Beauty Pie Wanes

Department store share of the beauty market to declines 2 percent from 2003 levels.

clock December 17, 2009WWD Staff

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