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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 22hJessica 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 16hMiles 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

Dealmakers on Prowl: M&A Action Heats Up Despite Slow Economy

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Overview

Forget the cranky consumer and schizophrenic investor. Global retail mergers and acquisitions are on the rebound — for now — and Europe is the center of attention.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Moncler Fetes Pharell Williams Collaboration

Pharrell Williams is jetting from Paris to New York this weekend to take part in a youth leadership conference organized by his website, K!dult.com.

clock June 25, 2010WWD Staff

Other

Jean Paul Gaultier Parties in Paris

The amfAR’ benefit event, at Maxim’s, honored Jean Paul Gaultier for his lifetime contributions to men’s wear design and for his humanitarian spirit.

clock June 26, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Dior Exhibition Pops Up in Paris

Dior mounted an exhibition titled “De La Haute Couture à la Haute Couleur” for one night only at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton headquarters.

clock June 26, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Opens in Saint Tropez

French fashion house Lanvin opened its first pop-up store Saturday.

clock June 28, 2010Miles Socha

Financial

Retail Stocks Rise Friday, Fall for Week

The sector’s shakiness continued.

clock June 28, 2010Evan Clark

Memo Pad

Thank You, General McChrystal… Bergé Closer to Owning Le Monde…

Rolling Stone has a hit on its hands thanks to Gen. Stanley McChrystal.

clock June 28, 2010WWD Staff

Color Cosmetics

Maybelline’s Rolling Out MNY in Europe

Maybelline New York is rolling out in Europe a new, colorful and trendy little sister, called MNY.

clock June 28, 2010Susan Stone

Clothing/Furnishings

Hilfiger Presses Executives to Fight Poverty

Making his first public pitch to fight world poverty, Tommy Hilfiger challenged 1,000 chief executive officers Friday to rally around the cause.

clock June 28, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Specialty Stores

Liberty’s Burstell Promoted to Managing Director

Also, Liberty’s CEO Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye has stepped down.

clock June 28, 2010Samantha Conti

Clothing/Furnishings

Gold Toe to Branch Out Into Men’s Underwear

It took nearly 90 years, but Gold Toe is finally stepping out beyond socks — into men’s underwear.

clock June 28, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Study Finds U.S. Still in ‘Trade Down’ Mode

Taste for bargains and value still growing among American shoppers.

clock June 28, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Alessandra Ambrosio’s Champagne Wishes… Kamali Launches Sleepwear…

Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima and Doutzen Kroes squeezed onto the terrace pool area at the Thompson LES hotel on Thursday evening.

clock June 28, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Fendi Launches Patented Timepiece

Fendi Crazy Carats watch is part futuristic fine jewelry, part classic timepiece and part mood ring.

clock June 28, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

People

Helen Mirren’s Body of Work

Actress Helen Mirren plays the owner of a Nevada brothel in “Love Ranch.”

clock June 28, 2010Emily Holt

Legal

M&A Forges Ahead Despite Uncertainty

Global retail mergers and acquisitions are on the rebound, and Europe is the center of attention.

clock June 28, 2010Evan Clark and Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Gender Bender

Model Andrej Pejic’s androgynous looks have graced a slew of runways including those of John Galliano, Raf Simons and Paul Smith.

clock June 27, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Senator Byrd Backed Trade Law WTO Ruled Illegal

Controversial “Byrd Amendment,” the legacy of Sen. Robert C. Byrd who died Monday, channeled $1B to domestic firms.

clock June 29, 2010Kristi Ellis

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