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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 August 28, 2016Jessica 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 18hMiles 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

A Better Day for Dad: Retailers See Uptick In Father’s Day Sales

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Overview

The recession may be slow to release its grip on the U.S. economy, but consumers are expected to be a bit more generous this year.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

Top Designers Leave New York & Co.

The departures compound the challenges confronting the $1 billion specialty chain.

clock June 16, 2010David Moin

Denim

Naouri Returns for Third Act With Artisan de Luxe

Philippe Naouri, the founding designer of Antik Denim and Pratt’s Motor Spirit, is hoping the third time is the charm for his latest label, Artisan de Luxe.

clock June 17, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Denim

Seven For All Mankind Returns to Print Ads

New campaign will mark the premium denim brand Seven for All Mankind’s first print initiative since fall 2008.

clock June 17, 2010David Lipke

Financial

Bettencourt Case Takes a New Turn

Talk turns to secret recordings and the possibility of Swiss bank accounts containing tens of millions of euros.

clock June 17, 2010Jennifer Weil

People

Bill Paley Jr. Lights Up

The broadcasting heir Bill Paley Jr. is reigniting the family’s cigar business.

clock June 17, 2010Emily Holt

People

Summer Tip Sheet

This season’s hottest soirees.

clock June 17, 2010WWD Staff

People

Allegra Huston Howls at the Moon

Allegra Huston, daughter of legendary director John Huston, has written a hilarious, 10-page screenplay.

clock June 17, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Financial

Bidding for Ferré, Ittierre Begins

The state-appointed administrators of IT Holding SpA launched the auction of the Gianfranco Ferré fashion house and of Italian manufacturing firm Ittierre SpA.

clock June 17, 2010Luisa Zargani

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Mark Lee Joins Yoox Board

The former chief executive officer of the Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent brands will join the board of Yoox Corp.

clock June 17, 2010Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein Plots Berlin Event

The World of Calvin Klein is coming here in a big way on July 7.

clock June 17, 2010Melissa Drier

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Grows in Chicago

Hermès has stepped up its presence here, more than doubling in size at a new retail location at Oak and Rush Streets in Chicago.

clock June 17, 2010Beth Wilson

Memo Pad

WSJ.’s Gaudoin Resigns… Read the Fine Print… Teen Vogue Promotes Feldman…

Tina Gaudoin, editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal’s glossy luxury play WSJ., is resigning “for personal reasons.”

clock June 17, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Spot the Panda… Not Spilling It… Nils Bills…

The newest arrivals at Charles de Gaulle Airport near Paris are pandas — not the animals, but the Hi Panda motif designed by Chinese contemporary artist Jiji.

clock June 17, 2010WWD Staff

Clothing/Furnishings

Gillette Awards Men’s Brand Ambassadors

A Gillette event Tuesday felt more like a game show than an occasion to mark a product inroduction.

clock June 17, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Business Features

Men’s Wearhouse Initiating Internet Push

Men’s Wearhouse adds mobile-phone shopping applications with a quirky twist.

clock June 17, 2010Joanna Ramey

Financial

Retail Stocks Slip Wednesday

Polo Ralph Lauren priced secondary public offering at $81 a share.

clock June 17, 2010Evan Clark and Liza Casabona

Clothing/Furnishings

Nancy Gonzalez Expands Into Men’s Bags

The all-crocodile men’s range will be called Santiago Gonzalez, after the president of the women’s luxury handbag brand.

clock June 17, 2010Brenner Thomas

Financial

Cherokee Inks Sideout Licenses

Pacts cover eyewear, hosiery, loungewear and other categories.

clock June 17, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Financial

Express Reports First-Quarter Profit Boost

Net sales for Express expanded 13.9 percent to $426.5 million in the period.

clock June 17, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

People

Q&A: Olympic Athlete Apolo Anton Ohno

Apolo Anton Ohno offers his take on fatherhood, his future and fashion.

clock June 17, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Business Features

Retailers See Uptick in Father’s Day Sales

A new survey shows consumers will spend an average of $94.32 on Father’s Day gifts this year.

clock June 17, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 16, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock June 17, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Milan Men’s Fashion Preview: Brioni

Sportswear has become a major focal point for Brioni as it extends its top-flight quality and service beyond tailored clothing.

clock June 17, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Milan Men’s Fashion Preview: Alexander McQueen

For her first men’s wear in the wake of Alexander McQueen’s death, creative director Sarah Burton pushed forward with the house’s tailoring legacy.

clock June 17, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Milan Spotlight

As Milan Men’s Fashion Week kicks off Saturday, two brands on everyone’s radar will be Alexander McQueen and Brioni.

clock June 17, 2010WWD Staff

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