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Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock 5hAllison Collins


Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 11hMiles Socha


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 21hRachel Strugatz

Fashion Worries Over Fuzzy Global Economy

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Executives at some of fashion’s biggest companies have been warning investors that, while business trends have been solid, they see a weakening in the second half.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Show Reviews

Pringle of Scotland Resort 2013

Alistair Carr imagined Palm Springs and the women artists who spend their days painting the light-filled landscape.

clock June 1, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Naeem Khan Resort 2013

“I want to make glamour look easy,” said the designer of his resort collection.

clock June 6, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Josie Natori Resort 2013

“Color! Color! Color!” was how the designer described her collection — quite a departure from her black-and-white of last year’s resort.

clock June 6, 2012WWD Staff


Prada Net, Sales Climb in First Quarter

Chief executive officer Patrizio Bertelli says he remains confident of achieving growth objectives.

clock June 7, 2012Luisa Zargani

Forecasts and Analysis

Global Economic Headwinds Have Industry Execs on Edge

U.S. fashion companies face an uncertain economic future given troubles in Europe and Asia.

clock June 7, 2012Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis


Linda Farrow Opening First Shop

The 500-square-foot Linda Farrow Gallery in Hong Kong will carry its namesake vintage frames as well as collaborative styles from designers and brands.

clock June 7, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Executive Changes

Christian Dior Taps Judy Collinson

She joins as U.S. general merchandise manager.

clock June 7, 2012Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Getting Candid With Michael Kors

At 92Y in New York on Wednesday, the designer dished with Fern Mallis about how a kid from Long Island wound up with a global business worth billions.

clock June 7, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

New York Times Joins Pinterest

In its profile, it has boards dedicated to hair, summer escapes and crunchy food.

clock June 7, 2012Erik Maza


Condé Nast on YouTube?

Unlike competitors Hearst, Meredith and Time Inc., the publisher did not partner with Google last year to produce one of its new original programming channels.

clock June 7, 2012Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Celebrating Rent the Runway’s ‘Trendsetter’ Series

Lela Rose hosted a private dinner in her palatial Tribeca apartment.

clock June 7, 2012Taylor Harris

Fashion Show Reviews

Calvin Klein Resort 2013

“California Modern” with a twist on a “butterfly girl of the Seventies” is how Francisco Costa viewed resort this season.

clock June 7, 2012WWD Staff


Jessica Chastain Named YSL Fragrance Face

The actress is the ambassadress of an upcoming new women’s scent called Manifesto.

clock June 7, 2012Jennifer Weil


The Whitney Hosts Annual Art Party

Olivier Theyskens and Kate Bosworth were among the crowd at the fundraiser.

clock June 7, 2012Alessandra Codinha


Fisher Family Acquires Stake in Ariat

John Fisher will serve on the board at the equestrian apparel and accessories firm.

clock June 7, 2012Vicki M. Young

Color Cosmetics

Kardashian Sisters Launching Color Cosmetics

Kourtney, Kim and Khloé have signed on to launch their own color collection, Khroma Beauty, at Ulta this winter.

clock June 7, 2012Belisa Silva


Former Limoni Execs Charged by Police

The perfumery chain executives have been charged with embezzlement, tax evasion and falsely declaring bankruptcy.

clock June 7, 2012Cynthia Martens

Fashion Show Reviews

Pedro Lourenço Resort 2013

The works of war photographer Richard Mosse, who used a filter to turn green into pink, inspired the designer’s collection.

clock June 7, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Boss Black Resort 2013

A significant softness was added to the otherwise structured and suited fare.

clock June 7, 2012WWD Staff


Shiseido Realigns U.S. Business

The beauty firm will consolidate several back-office and administrative functions for its four brands.

clock June 7, 2012Molly Prior


Karl Lagerfeld Fetes ‘The Little Black Jacket’ in New York

A pop-up event space will exhibit the book’s 113 portraits of notables displaying the jacket’s versatility.

clock June 7, 2012Matthew Lynch

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose Resort 2013

The designer said she was strongly influenced by “Man Ray’s iconic photography, the Surrealist vision of the female form and France’s Dada movement.”

clock June 7, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Hugo Boss Unveils New-Look Paris Flagship

The German fashion powerhouse inaugurated a store concept that will be rolled out worldwide in the fall.

clock June 7, 2012Joelle Diderich


Versace’s Vanitas Launching Eau de Toilette

Seizing on the success of the eau de parfum, Euroitalia, the brand’s licensee, is launching an eau de toilette version of the scent.

clock June 8, 2012Cynthia Martens


Calvin Klein Taps Alexander Skarsgård

The “True Blood” actor has been signed as the face of the brand’s new men’s fragrance, Encounter Calvin Klein.

clock June 8, 2012Julie Naughton

Color Cosmetics

Karl Lagerfeld, Shu Uemura to Collaborate

The Paris-based designer will create a special holiday collection for the Japanese beauty firm.

clock June 8, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Thrift-Store Chain Savers Lands Investors

Private equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and TPG have made an investment for an undisclosed amount in the Bellevue, Wash.-based retailer.

clock June 8, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Pedro Lourenço, Melissa Shoes Team Up

Like the shoe brand, the designer is also from Brazil.

clock June 8, 2012Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Introduces Next Fashion Incubator Class

The 10 new incubatees — many of whom had been operating out of their apartments — have moved into the subsidized studios at 209 West 38th Street in New York.

clock June 8, 2012Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Yves Saint Laurent Film Project in the Works

The late couturier will be the subject of an upcoming film, directed by Jalil Lespert, focusing on his love affair with his partner of 50 years, Pierre Bergé.

clock June 8, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Domenico Dolce Publishing First Photography Book

Some of the portraits from the tome will be on display during Milan Men’s Fashion Week.

clock June 8, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Remembering Ray Bradbury

WWD caught up with the author in July 2010, monitoring a Skype interview he gave at the time.

clock June 8, 2012WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Alex White’s Next Move?

Internet reports surfaced that the former W editor might be angling for a long-term gig at Vogue.

clock June 8, 2012Amy Wicks


Nolan Miller, ‘Dynasty’ Costume Designer, Dies at 79

He was best known for the big-shouldered designs he poured Joan Collins, Linda Evans and Diahann Carroll into for the Eighties series.

clock June 8, 2012WWD Staff

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