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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

ILRF Report Lambasts CSR Effectiveness

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Overview

Corporate Social Responsibility programs are a failure. That is the blunt conclusion reached in a 65-page report that is expected to be made public today by the International Labor Rights Forum.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

Duchess of Cambridge Presents Prizes for BBC Sports

It was her first public appearance since leaving the King Edward VII hospital in London on Dec. 6.

clock December 17, 2012Julia Neel

Memo Pad

Givenchy Unveils Spring Campaign

Kate Moss, Marina Abramovic and Jose Maria Manzanares are among Riccardo Tisci’s friends featured in the advertisements.

clock December 17, 2012Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Short List Announced

Roksanda Ilincic, Mary Katrantzou and Nicholas Kirkwood are among the designers vying for the prize.

clock December 17, 2012Julia Neel

Parties

Winter Springs at New York Botanical Garden Party

The social set made its annual trip to the Bronx for the holiday ritual on Friday.

clock December 17, 2012Taylor Harris

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicole Miller Artelier Pre-Fall 2013

The designer used a piano-key motif as her main inspiration, abstracting it and turning it into an optical pattern.

clock December 17, 2012WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Cheyann Benedict Launching New Line

A decade after launching C&C California, she is back with a new line and boutique that reflects her now-grown-up aesthetic.

clock December 17, 2012Marcy Medina

Designer and Luxury

Loewe Bets on Spain

The Madrid-based luxury leather-goods company inaugurated facilities last week in the industrial suburb of Getafe.

clock December 17, 2012Barbara Barker

Mergers and Acquisitions

Billabong Said to Receive New Offer

The surf-and-sportswear lifestyle brand reportedly received a buyout offer from a consortium led by Paul Naude, head of its U.S. operations.

clock December 17, 2012Vicki M. Young

Retailing

Jo Malone London Opens New Headquarters

The brand has moved out of the Estée Lauder headquarters on Mayfair’s Grosvenor Street and into a Georgian townhouse at 52 Gloucester Place.

clock December 17, 2012Julia Neel

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

E-commerce’s Glow Dims as Stores Grow Aggressive

Extended Thanksgiving hours, advance word of promotions help leverage in-store assets.

clock December 17, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Legal

HMX’s Doug Williams Files Response With Court

There was no report by the end of the business day Monday as to the result of the bankruptcy court auction.

clock December 18, 2012Vicki M. Young

Retail/Business

European Retailers Hoping for Late Holiday Sales Pickup

With a week to go before Christmas, European retailers are hoping for some late-Christmas cheer in what has so far proved to be an uneven season for sales.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Farfetch.com, BFC Form Partnership

Site has inked a sponsorship deal with the British Fashion Council to support its London Show Rooms initiative.

clock December 18, 2012Samantha Conti

Government and Trade

ILRF Report Lambasts CSR Effectiveness

The 65-page report is expected to be made public today by the International Labor Rights Forum.

clock December 18, 2012Kristi Ellis

Textiles

This Year’s Fiber Price Stability Expected to Continue

After one of the most volatile years in fiber prices in 2011, stability returned to the market in 2012 and the outlook seems steady for 2013.

clock December 18, 2012Arthur Friedman

Textiles

Fiber Price Sheet: December 18, 2012

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Prada Taps Hollywood Talent for Men’s Campaign

Actors Dane DeHaan, Benicio Del Toro, Harvey Keitel and Aaron Taylor-Johnson will appear in the black-and-white images.

clock December 18, 2012Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

Hudson Jeans Marks Anniversary With Ad Campaign

The campaign will feature a double dose of Jaggers: James Jagger alongside his sister Georgia May.

clock December 18, 2012Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Victoria Beckham to Launch E-Commerce

Designer is gearing up to unveil a digital overhaul of her site this spring.

clock December 18, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Zara Unveils Latest Retail Concept in London

The brand celebrated the opening with a bash at which the Veuve Clicquot and mini lemon meringue pies were in plentiful supply.

clock December 18, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Stylish Set Jets to Switzerland

Harvey Weinstein, Poppy Delevingne, Teresa Missoni and Arizona Muse attended the A Small World’s Winter Weekend.

clock December 18, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Giles Deacon Teams With SHOWstudio

Design Download series allows the site’s viewers to download patterns and make designer dresses.

clock December 18, 2012Wiliam De Martigny

Financial

Gores Group Acquires Cynthia Vincent

Founder will stay on and she plans to double or triple her more than $10 million in annual wholesale volume within two to three years.

clock December 18, 2012Marcy Medina

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