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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

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 3hMiles Socha

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 9hJessica Iredale

Mariah Carey Has Designs of Her Own

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Overview

Carey will launch her first lifestyle collection featuring jewelry, footwear and fragrance on HSN on Nov. 29. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Shiseido Lowers Full-Year Profit Forecast

Shiseido’s costs related to the acquisition of Bare Escentuals weigh on first-half earnings.

clock October 27, 2010Kelly Wetherille

Financial

Avon, Revlon 3rd-Qtr. Profits Disappoint

Avon up but below estimates while Revlon net drops 45.9%.

clock October 28, 2010Molly Prior and Arnold J. Karr

Parties

A Salute to Diego Della Valle

Editors and socials flooded Barneys New York to greet the Tod’s chairman.

clock October 28, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

CFDA Fetes New Members

Vera Wang hosted a party to welcome new designers.

clock October 28, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Parties

Boys II Men

The chivalrous, and the occasionally less so, hit GQ’s annual Gentleman’s Ball.

clock October 28, 2010WWD Staff

Business

PPR Sales Rise in Q3

French firm PPR reported a 12.9 percent increase in sales in the period, fueled by strong demand for designer handbags and a return to growth at Redcats.

clock October 28, 2010Joelle Diderich

Financial

Komar to Buy Carole Hochman

Komar bolsters position as the biggest privately owned innerwear firm in the U.S through purchase of Carole Hochman.

clock October 28, 2010Karyn Monget

Color Cosmetics

Zooey Deschanel Seen Driving More Rimmel Shoppers

Rimmel and Zoeey Deschanel reveal several items, including Match Perfection Foundation SPF, slated to hit shelves early in 2011.

clock October 29, 2010Faye Brookman

People

‘Thirtysomething’ Actress Takes On Baby Care Products

Mayron’s Goods enters upscale beauty specialty, children’s and natural food stores.

clock October 29, 2010Rachel Brown

Beauty Features

Snippets: Payless to Grow Beauty Portfolio… Gift of Polish…

Payless is expanding from two beauty brands to three this spring with the addition of Sxy.

clock October 29, 2010WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Avon Foundation Gala Raises $2.2 Million

Avon helps to eradicate cancer and domestic violence.

clock October 29, 2010Molly Prior

People

Obit: Allan Stuart Lerner

Allan Stuart Lerner, a fixture in the men’s wear industry, died Monday at his home in Boynton Beach, Fla.

clock October 29, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Business

Mariah Carey Designs for HSN

The singer is unveiling a lifestyle collection.

clock October 29, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Retail Stocks Tread Water Thursday

S&P Retail Index fell 0.18 points, and AnnTaylor Stores Corp. is accelerating its outlet strategy.

clock October 29, 2010Evan Clark and David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Andrew Gn’s Private Space

The Paris-based designer Andrew Gn has transformed his company headquarters into a spectacular private salon.

clock October 29, 2010Joelle Diderich

Jewelry

Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond Awes Chicago High Society

The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond, thought to be one of the most expensive in the world, made a brief one-day pit stop in Chicago.

clock October 29, 2010Beth Wilson

Memo Pad

Exit, Quickly… Bauer’s New Man… Media Theory…

Carol Smith fired from management post at Conde Nast’s food group.

clock October 29, 2010WWD Staff

Color Cosmetics

Clarins Unveils Spring Colors, Makeup Artist

“Celebrity beauty artist” Pati Dubrof, who has worked with Naomi Watts, Julianne Moore and Megan Fox, made her official debut for Clarins this week.

clock October 29, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Products

Origins to Launch Plantscription Serum

Plantscription Anti-aging serum claims to yield skin care benefits comparable to prescription retinoic acid treatments.

clock October 29, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Fragrance

Sephora Aims for Two Stores in Mexico City

The LVHM-owned perfumery chain Sephora is entering the Mexican market.

clock October 29, 2010Pete Born

Color Cosmetics

Coty Acquires Calvin Klein Color License

The color business was previously licensed to Markwins Holding Co.

clock October 29, 2010Pete Born

Fashion Features

August 20, 1927: Read All About It

At one store, employee salaries depended on regular reading of Women’s Wear Daily.

clock October 29, 2010Venessa Lau

Fashion Scoops

Snooki’s Pickle Halloween Costume… Dior’s Moss Moment… Versace Out East…

“Jersey Shore” star Snooki will be wearing a pickle dress for Halloween. Also, rumor has it Kate Moss will be fronting a lipstick ad for Dior.

clock October 29, 2010WWD Staff

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