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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 17hJessica 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 11hMiles 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

Macy’s, Saks Climb, Wal-Mart Stumbles

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Overview

It’s looking good for the mid and upper tiers of retailing — but not so much for the world’s largest retailer.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Denim

Isaac Mizrahi Takes on Denim, With Sunrise in Tow

Latest in growing family of licensees includes Sasson co-founder Gerard Guez.

clock February 14, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran

Forecasts and Analysis

Gas Hikes Could Imperil Retail Rebound

CGP analysis shows high fuel costs are a frequent indicator of downturns.

clock February 21, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Parties

Belstaff Fetes Re-Launch

Guests included James Middleton, Jasmine Guinness, Tallulah Harlech, Patrick Cox, Caroline Sieber and Poppy Delevingne.

clock February 18, 2012Stephanie Hirschmiller

Fashion Show Reviews

Unique RTW Fall 2012

A sweeping maxi coat in officer green opened the show, announcing the military-utility theme of the collection and its slouchy, exaggerated proportions.

clock February 19, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicole Farhi RTW Fall 2012

The designer’s fall collection was a study in structure and shape.

clock February 19, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Giles RTW Fall 2012

Giles’s cast of characters wore a variety of looks, from handsome tuxedos and tailcoats through to fishtail gowns in laser-cut satin or thorn-bush lace.

clock February 20, 2012WWD Staff

Textiles

Cambodian Strikes Take Violent Turn

German sportswear label Puma confirmed that shots were fired on Monday outside a factory run by Kaoway Sports Ltd., one of its suppliers.

clock February 21, 2012Kristiano Ang

Fashion Show Reviews

McQ Alexander McQueen RTW Fall 2012

It was a polished, elegant collection popping with McQueen signatures, including Black Watch tartan for coats with cinched waists and full skirts.

clock February 20, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Duchess of Cambridge Visits Art Charity

The Duchess braved the cold in Oxford to show her support for The Art Room, a charity of which she is a patron.

clock February 21, 2012Catherine Tipple

Fashion Show Reviews

Mark Fast RTW Fall 2012

Known for his cobweblike, form-fitting knitwear, the designer showed his more relaxed, accessible side this season.

clock February 20, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Roksanda Ilincic RTW Fall 2012

Fur and embellishment played a starring role in this collection with simpler silhouettes also at the forefront.

clock February 21, 2012WWD Staff

Business

Macy’s, Saks Post Gains, Wal-Mart Lags

All three retailers reported results for 2011 on Tuesday.

clock February 21, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Mary Katrantzou RTW Fall 2012

The designer showed an ornate, whimsical collection full of her signature prints.

clock February 21, 2012WWD Staff

Parties

Vanity Fair, Juicy Couture Fete ‘Vanities’

A slew of starlets attended the celebration at Siren Studios to reminisce about their magazine moments.

clock February 21, 2012Marcy Medina

Digital

See by Chloé to Show Line on Web

Chloé’s contemporary label will introduce its fall 2012 collection on Feb. 29, at Digitalfashionshows.com.

clock February 22, 2012Miles Socha

Parties

Marni Fetes H&M Line With Sofia Coppola

The director showed off a short film she made for the collaboration at the dinner party in Los Angeles.

clock February 21, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Show Reviews

Meadham Kirchhoff RTW Fall 2012

After shaking up London with their runway hijinks for several seasons, Edward Meadham and Benjamin Kirchhoff went for a more classic show this time.

clock February 21, 2012WWD Staff

Handbags

Fun and Games With Anya Hindmarch and Belstaff

Both brands went on a charm offensive during London Fashion Week, each staging evocative presentations.

clock February 21, 2012Samantha Conti

Leather Goods

Rodo Opens Boutique in Milan

The store is a sleek backdrop for the brand’s handmade and artfully crafted bags and shoes.

clock February 21, 2012Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

U.S., South Korea Set to Implement Trade Pact

Free trade agreement will go into effect on March 15.

clock February 21, 2012Kristi Ellis

Business

Nike Introduces Flyknit Technology

Chief executive officer Mark Parker expects the sneaker to unleash “a paradigm shift in footwear manufacturing.”

clock February 21, 2012Rachel Strugatz

The Markets Features

Wearable Looks Prevail at Las Vegas Shows

The clothes shown at WWDMAGIC, Project, ENK Vegas, Pool and the ancillary apparel trade shows were deemed highly marketable and received a thumbs-up.

clock February 21, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown and Marcy Medina

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Iconix Inks Deal With Reliance Brands for India

The new joint venture will own the intellectual property rights for all brands under the Iconix umbrella for the Indian territory.

clock February 22, 2012Vicki M. Young

Couture

ChinaFile: Politically Correct Couture

If there is haute couture in China, it would have to be in the Rose Studio by Guo Pei, but it’s nothing like any atelier in the West.

clock February 22, 2012Huang Hung

Memo Pad

Under Armour Taps NFL Rookie of the Year for New Ad

The brand will unveil its newest football commercial, “Cam’s Night Out,” on the NFL Network during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis tonight.

clock February 22, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

Flash-Sale Site One Kings Lane Adding Editorial

The new site, Live.Love.Home, is run by former editors of marthastewart.com, Elle Decor and T: The New York Times Style Magazine.

clock February 22, 2012Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Mia Tyler, Behind the Lens

The model and actress will be displaying and selling her photography and artwork at Riff, Andy Hilfiger’s New York pop-up shop.

clock February 22, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

MAC to Launch Marilyn Monroe Collection

The limited edition color cosmetics line is due at all MAC locations globally in October.

clock February 22, 2012Belisa Silva

Fashion Scoops

Andrej Pejic Signs First Major Beauty Deal

According to sources, the androgynous model will be the face of Jean Paul Gaultier’s new men’s fragrance, Kokorico.

clock February 22, 2012Patty Huntington

Fashion Scoops

Raoul Brand Set to Unveil Milan Showroom

Created and launched in Singapore by husband-and-wife team Odile and Douglas Benjamin in 2002, this is the label’s first foothold in Europe.

clock February 22, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Alessandro Dell’Acqua Adds Shoes to No. 21

The shoe line, which made a soft debut with the pre-fall collection, will be officially launched during the fall-winter show taking place in Milan on Feb. 22.

clock February 22, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Maria Sharapova Dishes on New York Fashion Week

The tennis star, who collaborates with Nike on tennis apparel and Cole Haan on footwear and handbags, found lots of inspiration on the runway.

clock February 22, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Inaugural Celebrity Stylist Luncheon Set for March

Co-hosted by The Hollywood Reporter and Jimmy Choo, the event coincides with the publication’s second annual 25 Most Powerful Stylists List.

clock February 22, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Features

London Collections Fall 2012: Spinning Yarns

From spooky forests to a kooky disco, all manner of inspirations wove their way through London’s final fall collections.

clock February 22, 2012WWD Staff

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