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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 13hJessica 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 7hMiles 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

Dior en Fleur

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Overview

John Galliano's powerful fall collection for Christian Dior was flush with imaginative, high-drama florals. ?? ? ? SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Footwear Retailer Office Holdings On the Block

Firm hires advisors to consider options, sale.

clock July 2, 2010Evan Clark

Financial

John Fleming to Exit Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart U.S. chief merchant John Fleming’s depature gives the retailer a chance to remake the country’s largest apparel business.

clock July 2, 2010Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Valli to Open First Boutique in Paris

Unit off Rue Boissy d’Anglas is slated to open in the fall.

clock July 5, 2010Katya Foreman

Front Row at Christian Dior

A star-studded front row—including Blake Lively, Jessica Alba, and Lily Cole—attended the Dior couture show on Monday.

clock July 5, 2010WWD Staff

A New Hat For John Galliano

John Galliano has just signed a license with Italy’s Isa SpA for a range of collection scarves and hats.

clock July 5, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger to Open Paris Flagship

Tommy Hilfiger flagship at 65 Avenue des Champs-Elysées set to bow this fall.

clock July 6, 2010Miles Socha

Clothing/Furnishings

Ferragamo Adds Footwear Line

Ferragamo’s new footwear line, called My Ferragamo, wants to coddle existing clients and lure new young ones.

clock July 6, 2010Alessandra Ilari

People

Roxane Mesquida’s Quirky Career

The French It girl and actress Roxane Mesquida has won over the fashion industry even if her acting choices are unconventional.

clock July 6, 2010Joelle Diderich

Government and Trade

South Africa and India Weave Closer Industry Ties

Annual India Clothing & Textile Mega Trade Show, held in South Africa, has grown to 42 exhibitors.

clock July 6, 2010Bambina Wise

Designer and Luxury

Santa Monica Place Is Reborn

The revamped center Santa Monica Place is now open-air with a heavy dose of luxury.

clock July 6, 2010Rachel Brown

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Retail Execs Look to Build Excitement

“We want to drive addiction,” said Ben Fischman, chief executive officer of Rue La La.

clock July 6, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Obituaries

Obit: Giovanni Russo, 45

Giovanni Russo, 45, a veteran creative director and the founder of creative agency No. 11, died June 21.

clock July 6, 2010Matthew Lynch

Advertising

Madonna Plays Housewife in Dolce & Gabbana Ads

Madonna channels Anna Magnani in her latest set of ads for Dolce & Gabbana.

clock July 6, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Memo Pad

YSL Books Daria Werbowy… Getting a New Shine… J Brand Branding…

For the fall Yves Saint Laurent campaign, location costs were low — but status was high.

clock July 6, 2010WWD Staff

People

Mariqueen Maandig and Trent Reznor Release Album

Mariqueen Maandig, a 29-year-old singer, makes music with her husband Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails.

clock July 6, 2010Tara Bonet-Black

People

Surf City

“Swell,” a new exhibit across three Manhattan galleries, depicts work by and about surfers.

clock July 6, 2010Veronique Hyland

Fashion Scoops

Vauthier’s Juice… Bedbugs Bite at A&F… Artistic Differences…

Only four seasons into showing on the couture runway, Alexandre Vauthier has developed a signature scent with perfumer Francis Kurkdjian.

clock July 6, 2010WWD Staff

Fragrance

Bruce Willis Scent to Make Debut

Bruce Willis’ tough guy fragrance line makes its debut this week.

clock July 6, 2010Susan Stone

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta to Relaunch Web Site

Bottega Veneta website features small groups of carefully edited products.

clock July 6, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Retailing

Shiseido Returning to TV in the U.K.

The Japanese beauty brand Shiseido will begin selling on QVC this month in the highly competitive U.K. market.

clock July 6, 2010Brid Costello

Textiles

N.Y. Fabric Fairs Look for Silver Linings

Organizers for Spinexpo, Premiere Vision Preview, Kingpins and Texworld USA trade shows say recent signs make them hopeful the economy will improve.

clock July 6, 2010Liza Casabona

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s Heads to the Beach

Bloomingdale’s will open a 101,000-square-foot unit in Santa Monica Place shopping center in August.

clock July 6, 2010David Moin

Front Row at Giorgio Armani Privé

Gemma Arterton and Claudia Cardinale were among the busy actresses who took in the Armani Privé couture show in Paris.

clock July 6, 2010WWD Staff

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