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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 4hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 10hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 20hRachel Strugatz

Fashion Brands Focus On Heritage

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Overview

Twitter enthusiast Louis Vuitton is far more likely to tweet about the 1930 birth of its iconic Speedy bag than which actress wore its clothes to a VIP event.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Jones Taps Richard Dickson

Richard Dickson is joining Jones Apparel Group as president and chief executive officer of branded businesses, a new post.

clock January 31, 2010Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Roland Mouret Unveils Lane Crawford Capsule Collection

The designer flew into Hong Kong and Beijing on a whirlwind trip.

clock February 1, 2010Jennifer Cardenas

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Buyers Seek Immediates, Colorful Prints at Dallas Market

At Dallas Market Center, stores booked immediate goods to fill in holes for spring.

clock February 2, 2010Holly Haber

Textiles

Messe Frankfurt Launching N.Y. Sourcing Fair

Messe Frankfurt’s new fair, the International Apparel Sourcing Show, is set for July 13 to 15 at the Javits Center.

clock February 2, 2010Ross Tucker

Textiles

At Paris Textile Fairs, Mills to Offer Bold Designs

At Première Vision and Texworld textile fairs next week, visitors will find mills seeking to capitalize on a growing sense of optimism.

clock February 2, 2010Katya Foreman and Joelle Diderich

Textiles

Pitti Spinners Wary of Rising Raw Materials Costs

At Pitti Filati trade fair, yarn producers such as Zegna Baruffa braced for a volatile market.

clock February 2, 2010Kerry Olsen

Government and Trade

South Africa to Launch Textile Initiative

South Africa will look to revive its troubled textile and apparel sector in a major initiative to be proposed in the country’s new budget.

clock February 2, 2010John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Vietnam’s Leader: Economy to Grow 7 Percent This Year

At the World Economic Forum, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Vietnam’s economy will bounce back in 2010

clock February 2, 2010John Zarocostas

Retail Features

Beene Foundation Gala Raises $1.4M for Scholarships

The 2010 FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan on Jan. 13 raised more than $1.4 million.

clock February 2, 2010Karyn Monget

Eyewear

Armani Launching Prescription Frames

Giorgio Armani is launching prescription frames with a retro style that evokes eyewear of the Forties.

clock February 2, 2010Alessandra Ilari

People

Doneger Names Moellering EVP of Tobe Division

Catherine Moellering succeeds Kathy Deane at The Doneneger Group.

clock February 2, 2010David Moin

Financial

Alberto-Culver Net Up 15.6% in First Quarter

Alberto-Culver’s earnings per share beat estimates by 3 cents.

clock February 2, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Business

Study: Consumers Doubt Strength of Rebound

BIGresearch survey shows younger consumers are less pessimistic about the economy.

clock February 2, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Retail Stocks Start February With Rise

Fashion-related stocks gaining ground yesterday included Liz Claiborne, Talbots and AnnTaylor.

clock February 2, 2010Evan Clark

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Designers of All Stripes Seek Fresh Paths

Despite tough times at retail, they are jumping in or trying to grow.

clock February 2, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Retailer Connolly Shutters in London

Connolly, the London fashion and luxury accessories retailer owned by Joseph Ettedgui, has shut its doors.

clock February 2, 2010Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

People

FIT Team to Compete at World Retail Congress

FIT and six other colleges from around the world will also compete in the Retail Futures Challenge this spring in Berlin.

clock February 2, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

An End and a Beginning for Malouf’s

Retailer Malouf’s closes one store in Burlingame, Calif. and opens another in Southlake, Texas.

clock February 2, 2010Holly Haber

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Brands Focus on Their Heritage

Luxury players Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci and Dior promote history of brands in an effort to lure consumers.

clock February 2, 2010Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Stella McCartney’s Spots… Atwitter at Marc Jacobs… Changes at Gucci…

Stella McCartney has put an old pal at the center of her spring ad campaign: her family’s pet dalmation.

clock February 2, 2010WWD Staff

Business

Obama Budget Gives and Takes From Industry

Export funding increases, but wool programs eliminated.

clock February 2, 2010Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona

People

Painted Ladies: Artist Kimberly Brooks Chooses The Fashion Flock as Her Subject

Rachel Zoe, Arianne Phillips and Nancy Steiner pose for Los Angeles-based painter Kimberly Brooks.

clock February 2, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

People

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning Grow Up Fast in ‘The Runaways’

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning discuss their turns as iconic rockers Joan Jett and Cherie Currie in the film, “The Runaways.”

clock February 2, 2010Marcy Medina

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s Hosts Bash in Dubai

Bloomingdale’s swung open its doors for the first time on foreign soil with a lavish party drawing Dubai royalty, fashion and retail executives and socialites.

clock February 2, 2010Ritu Upadhyay

Fashion Scoops

Make Room for Diddy… Honoring Cardin… Dries Van Noten on Jury Duty…

Coinciding with the lead-up to the Super Bowl, Sean John opened its first pop-up store this past weekend in Miami Beach.

clock February 2, 2010WWD Staff

Fragrance

Beyoncé Fragrance Launch Party Set for Today

Beyoncé Heat launch is expected to incite a media frenzy, with Mary J Blige, hubby Jay-Z, Usher and Kanye West all on the guest list.

clock February 2, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Financial

No Quick Sale Seen for Barneys

Buying Barneys may no longer be possible as Istithmar World stands behind its asset.

clock February 2, 2010Vicki M. Young and Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: February 01, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock February 2, 2010WWD Staff

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