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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 16hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 22hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Authentic Wins HMX; New Company Formed

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Overview

Authentic Brands Group’s $72.3 million bid for HMX has been accepted, according to James “Jamie” Salter, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Authentic, and Doug Williams, ceo of HMX. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Authentic Brands Bid Wins HMX

The stalking horse prevailed.

clock December 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Business

Michael Burke Named CEO of Louis Vuitton

Jordi Constans steps down from role for medical reasons.

clock December 18, 2012Miles Socha and Luisa Zargani and Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

L’Wren to Show During London Fashion Week

The venue and format have yet to be determined.

clock December 18, 2012Jessica Iredale

Mass and Off-Price

Tanger’s Timeline

WWD highlights the top moments in Tanger’s storied history.

clock December 19, 2012WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Vice Media Buys i-D Magazine

The thinking behind the acquisition is to create a video-driven fashion channel.

clock December 18, 2012Erik Maza

Retail Features

At Tanger, Custom Design for the Masses

Each center’s architecture strives to emphasize the local flavor of each community.

clock December 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Tanger’s Service Branch

The company funds numerous charitable and community outreach programs.

clock December 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Chloé Pre-Fall 2013

A note of graphic swinging London breezed through Clare Waight Keller’s collection.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Dsquared2 Pre-Fall 2013

The Jazz Age and the vibrant atmosphere of Harlem’s Cotton Club served as main references for Dean and Dan Caten’s seductive yet cool collection.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Retail Features

Tanger’s Strategy: Follow the Money

Solid and consistent financial performance has characterized the company’s balance sheet since going public in 1993.

clock December 19, 2012Evan Clark

Denim

DL1961 Takes Denim Lead in ProModal

Denim brand in exclusive arrangement with Lenzing for Modal-Tencel combination.

clock December 18, 2012Arnold J. Karr

People

Steve Tanger’s World

The chief executive officer of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. has lofty plans for the company.

clock December 19, 2012David Moin

Fashion Show Reviews

Rag & Bone Pre-Fall 2013

The collection referenced the label’s signatures and bestsellers — tailored jackets, fitted dresses, leather details — while serving as a prelude to fall.

clock December 19, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka Pre-Fall 2013

With the Mayan calendar a popular topic of late, Mark Badgley and James Mischka decided to look to the Aztec Mayan calendar for their inspiration.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Parties

Art World Celebrates ‘Toilet Paper’

Dennis Freedman, Marilyn Minter, Bill Powers and more turned out for a party celebrating artist Maurizio Cattelan’s new book.

clock December 18, 2012Kristi Garced

Parties

Bryan Adams Debuts Book in Dallas

The singer-composer’s new book, “Exposed,” was displayed at the Goss-Michael Foundation.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Forecasts and Analysis

Wal-Mart Bribery Issues in Mexico Intensify

Allegations of bribery in Mexico continue in an increasingly hot spotlight.

clock December 18, 2012Sharon Edelson

Specialty Stores

Gap Headed to Brazil

The San Francisco-based apparel retail giant said Tuesday that it had reached a franchise agreement with Tudo Bom Comércio Ltda.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Protests Demand Action in Bangladesh

In a day-long strike in Dhaka, processions of the left-leaning parties went through the city demanding less cronyism in politics.

clock December 19, 2012Mayu Saini

Denim

Denim Trend: Match Point

Not since the early nineties have denim sets been so prominent in the market, so get ready, get set and match.

clock December 19, 2012Kim Friday

Government and Trade

Port Talks Stall as Deadline Nears

The International Longshoremen’s Association and U.S. Maritime Alliance in contract negotiations painted different pictures of talks that are at an impasse.

clock December 19, 2012Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

Memo Pad

Time Inc. Names Martha Nelson

In rising to the position of editor in chief, Nelson becomes only the seventh person, and the first woman, to hold the title in 90 years.

clock December 19, 2012Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Donna Karan New York, DKNY Campaigns Show Two Sides

Donna Karan has two very different lifestyle propositions in mind for her spring ads, both by Patrick Demarchelier.

clock December 19, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

J. Crew’s $197.5M Payout

The company tweaked its $1.2 billion term loan credit facility with Bank of America so it could pay a special cash dividend.

clock December 19, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Badgley Mischka Launches E-commerce

The site sells accessories, ready-to-wear, bridal and everything in between.

clock December 19, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

LVMH, Central Saint Martins Name Grand Prix LVMH Scholarship Recipients

Asad Rehman Khan, Nathaniel Chistopher Lyles and Mao Usami will receive support with their full tuition and living expenses throughout their final year.

clock December 19, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Alexis Mabille, Maison Martin Margiela Officially Haute Couture

The two houses were made bona-fide holders of the official haute couture appellation by French fashion’s governing body, the Chambre Syndicale.

clock December 19, 2012Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Vbeauté Celebrates One Year Anniversary

About 75 guests celebrated the skin-care and cosmetic brand at Bergdorf Goodman.

clock December 19, 2012Belisa Silva

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Unveils Seasonal Store

When Hurricane Sandy damaged the brand’s New York flagship in Chelsea, the company was forced to temporarily close the location for repairs.

clock December 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Selfridges to Launch Silent Shopping Space

No Noise, a retail experience based on Harry Gordon Selfridge’s original Silence Room, will invite shoppers to enter a tranquil space.

clock December 19, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Project Runway to Spotlight Marchesa

The fashion special will follow a new episode of “Project Runway All Stars,” where the brand’s cofounder Georgina Chapman is a judge.

clock December 19, 2012Lisa Lockwood

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