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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 6hAllison Collins


Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 12hMiles Socha


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 22hRachel Strugatz

Oscar Opens Studio to John Galliano

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The disgraced designer will be "in residence" for the next three weeks.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue


Marquee Looks to Make a Comeback

The exclusive club is reopening with a mission.

clock January 16, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


Carven Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The show was an homage to the quirky office geek, his wardrobe inspired by Fifties formalwear: Suit-and-tie up top; and awkward Boy Scout down below.

clock January 16, 2013WWD Staff


Valentino Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli are among the ranks of designers speaking with an English accent this season.

clock January 16, 2013WWD Staff


Mugler Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Looks ranged from one-button neon suits with strong shoulders to odd lacquered frogman bodysuits fitted with Kevlar vests.

clock January 16, 2013WWD Staff


Raf Simons Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer’s deep immersion into the cosseted world of French couture as Dior’s new creative director has not blunted his edgy approach to men’s wear.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


3.1 Phillip Lim Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Based on the idea of a guy hopping on a Harley and going on a journey, everything had an easy feel to it.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


Kolor Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The Japanese designer played with proportions and textures, breaking down the idea of a twin-set.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


Balmain Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Designer Olivier Rousteing said his East-meets-West collection fused Seventies dandy style with Asian references.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


Louis Vuitton Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Kim Jones’ inspiration trip to Bhutan and Nepal yielded a windfall of great ideas.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


Rick Owens Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer gave his modernist aesthetic an Ice Age spin in this excellent outerwear-focused collection.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Lancôme U.S. Head to Exit

Serge Jureidini, president of the business since May 2008, plans to leave the company, reportedly to become chief executive officer of Arcade Marketing.

clock January 17, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born


Michelle Obama’s Inaugural Gown: Vote Now

What would you like to see the First Lady wear to the Inaugural Ball Monday night?

clock January 18, 2013WWD Staff


Viktor & Rolf Monsieur RTW Fall 2013

The designers said their collection was inspired by Jules Verne’s “A Journey to the Center of the Earth.”

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


Couture’s Road Shows Drive Sales

Houses are increasingly banking on client-focused events in emerging markets to fuel the rare enterprise.

clock January 18, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Rihanna to Launch Collection in London

The singer will make her design debut at a special event on Feb. 16 during London Fashion Week.

clock January 17, 2013Julia Neel


Jean Paul Gaultier Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The models peeled off layer after layer of revisited Gaultier classics, stopping at their long johns.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


Yohji Yamamoto Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Handsome military outerwear stole the show, including one in olive wool with a super-sized collar over voluminous pants.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff


Dries Van Noten Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer had a major hit with his grunge-inspired women’s show for spring, and gave his men’s collection the same intoxicating, anything-goes spirit.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Alexander McQueen to Skip the Runway for Fall

Sarah Burton is expecting twins and will be on maternity leave in her hometown of London during Paris Fashion Week.

clock January 17, 2013Jessica Iredale


Katie Holmes Joins Alterna as Co-owner and Spokeswoman

As per the multiyear deal, she will be featured in the hair care brand’s first print advertising campaign.

clock January 17, 2013Belisa Silva


Balenciaga Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The collection was an ode to Dandyism — and a dalliance between formalwear and functional outerwear.

clock January 17, 2013WWD Staff

Forecasts and Analysis

Brands Tout Growth at ICR Conference

Fashion’s strongest brands are charging ahead or at least laying groundwork for expansion in the U.S., abroad and online.

clock January 17, 2013Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Y-3 Entering Fragrance With Men’s Scent

The first scent from the co-branded fashion line by Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas is called Black Label.

clock January 18, 2013Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

AmfAR Names Honorees for New York Gala

Long considered an unofficial kickoff to February’s New York Fashion Week, this year the event will also play host to the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

clock January 18, 2013Taylor Harris


IFF Names Carlos Benaim Master Perfumer

During his more than 45-year career at IFF, he has created a string of landmark fragrances.

clock January 18, 2013Pete Born

Mass and Off-Price

Target Collaborations Evolve With Kate Young

A line of semiformal and special-occasion dresses designed by the celebrity stylist will bow on April 14 at all of its stores and

clock January 18, 2013Sharon Edelson


Gemma Arterton, No Damsel in Distress

The British actress chats with WWD about her latest film, “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” and what is shaping up to be a breakout year.

clock January 18, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

Christina Ricci Ties Up With Make Up For Ever

Actress Christina Ricci is dipping her toe into the beauty world with a limited-edition deal with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned Make Up For Ever.

clock January 18, 2013Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Fifth & Pacific to Hold Kate Spade Investor Day

The March 15 event, whose location hasn’t been determined yet, will also be Webcast.

clock January 18, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Memo Pad

American Society of Magazine Editors Under Fire From Industry

The organization earned the scorn of numerous editors in chief when it shrunk the total number of National Magazine Awards categories last fall.

clock January 18, 2013Erik Maza

Beauty Features

L’Oréal’s Jean-Paul Agon Unfurls Plan for Dramatic Growth in India

The company’s chairman and ceo sees the country becoming one of the top five markets for the global industry leader in the coming years.

clock January 18, 2013Mayu Saini

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta Opens Studio to John Galliano

The disgraced designer will be “in residence” for the next three weeks.

clock January 18, 2013Marc Karimzadeh and Bridget Foley

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