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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

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

What Tough Economy? Houses Say Couture Sales Booming

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Legal

Trial Date Pending in Banier Case

The criminal court ordered supplementary information for the case pitting Françoise Bettencourt Meyers against François-Marie Banier.

clock July 1, 2010Jennifer Weil

Parties

Ferragamo Fetes New Fragrance

Ferragamo commemorated the U.S. release of its Attimo perfume.

clock July 1, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Business

Ralph Lauren’s Pay Reaches $27.7M

Polo founder and CEO Ralph Lauren sees 25.7% increase in total compensation.

clock July 2, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Lifestyle

The Paris Scene

A look at what’s happening in Paris.

clock July 1, 2010WWD Staff

Retailing

Value, Color Propels Sinful’s Success

Mirage’s Sinful brand growth driven by speed to market, trendiness and value proposition.

clock July 2, 2010WWD Staff

Health and Beauty Aids

New Category of Skin Care Emerges

Products formulated with ingredients intended to mimic the effects of professional laser treatments are consumers’ latest at-home remedy.

clock July 2, 2010Molly Prior

Marketing and Trends

Clairol Lures Commuters With ‘Talking’ Mirror

Clairol Nice ’n Easy Root Touch Up is still looking to shake up things in the category.

clock July 2, 2010Andrea Nagel

Color Cosmetics

Murad Expands Offerings With Teen, Makeup Lines

Murad is introducing Clean Scene, a skin care line, and Hybrids, a treatment cosmetics line that hit stores last month.

clock July 2, 2010Rachel Brown

Fragrance

Ferragamo to Launch Attimo Scent

Ferragamo’s latest scent Attimo, which means “a moment,” targets a younger consumer.

clock July 2, 2010Kerry Olsen

Color Cosmetics

MAC, Disney Team for Villains Collection

Mac Cosmetics to roll out makeup inspired by Cruella De Vil of “101 Dalmations” fame and the Evil Queen from “Snow White.

clock July 2, 2010Julie Naughton

Fragrance

Gucci Pleading Guilty With New Women’s Scent

Gucci Guilty is aimed at a young, social-networking consumer.

clock July 2, 2010Kerry Olsen

Color Cosmetics

Daphne Guinness to Headline Nars Campaign

Heiress Daphne Guinness is back for a second role with François Nars: makeup muse.

clock July 2, 2010Julie Naughton

Business

Tepper to Join Kurt Geiger

Bergdorf Goodman’s Scott Tepper will take up the post of head of buying for external brands at British footwear retailer Kurt Geiger.

clock July 2, 2010Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Small Couture Houses Raise Profiles

Stéphane Rolland, who counts Rihanna and Beyoncé among his fans, said dressing Queen Rania can have a bigger impact on sales.

clock July 2, 2010Katya Foreman

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s to Launch Pippa Brand

French Connection has developed a new brand, Pippa, and Bloomingdale’s will have the exclusive on the fall launch.

clock July 2, 2010David Moin

Memo Pad

Newsweek’s New Bidder… Anne Christensen Leaves T… Over at Glamour…

According to sources, Avenue Capital Group has submitted an offer for Newsweek.

clock July 2, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Couture Houses See Demand Rise

Chanel, Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier report strong rebound in couture sales.

clock July 2, 2010Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Dior Opening Fourth Las Vegas Store

Dior unit at CityCenter’s Crystals features women’s and men’s.

clock July 2, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Victoria Beckham’s Got Range… Cole Porter… Dita’s Drink…

Victoria Beckham was named creative design executive at Range Rover.

clock July 2, 2010WWD Staff

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Sephora Enters South America

In related move, LVMH buys 70 percent of the Rio de Janeiro-based online retailer Sack’s.

clock July 2, 2010Pete Born

Designer and Luxury

Ferragamo Names Giornetti Creative Director

The Salvatore Ferragamo Group has named Massimiliano Giornetti creative director for all product lines.

clock July 2, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

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