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Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 22hJessica Iredale


French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 16hMiles Socha


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

Department Stores Catch M&A Fever

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On the heels of bids and counterbids launched to secure Printemps, La Rinascente said Friday it was expanding beyond the country’s borders for the first time in 150 years through the acquisition of Illum.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Harry Winston, Tiffany & Co. Plan Japan Price Increases

The news comes just a few weeks after Louis Vuitton Japan said it was lifting its retail prices by an average of 12 percent to compensate for a weakening yen.

clock March 10, 2013Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille


Garrett Hedlund Talks Fragrance and Film

The actor donned a custom-made suit to front Yves Saint Laurent’s La Nuit de L’Homme fragrance.

clock March 7, 2013Jennifer Weil

Forecasts and Analysis

RILA Tracks Sustainability Strides

New study reveals growing interest in environmental and worker issues.

clock March 7, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Department Stores

La Rinascente Buys Danish Store Illum

The Italian department store chain plans to invest 50 million euros in restructuring the store.

clock March 11, 2013Samantha Conti and Luisa Zargani and Paulina Szmydke


Ann Inc. Bullish on Year Ahead

The specialty store posted a net income rose 18.5 percent for 2012.

clock March 8, 2013Vicki M. Young


Fall 2013 Trend: Motorcycle Diaries

The classic biker jacket is a staple in every cool girl’s closet, but for fall, designers updated the look through deconstruction, fabrics and prints.

clock March 11, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Time Names VP of Sales

The magazine finally got its own vice president, sales, Moritz Loew, a former Huffington Post ad sales chief.

clock March 8, 2013Erik Maza

Executive Changes

Tandy Brands Seeks Capital, Appoints Restructuring Chief

Men’s accessories firm hires Deloitte as it seeks to restructure finances.

clock March 10, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Herald Center to Undergo Renovation

JEMB Real Estate is planning to renovate the building and is looking for a fashion tenant to fill the primary space.

clock March 8, 2013Sharon Edelson

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Rent the Runway Gets $24.4M in Funding

The third round of financing was led by Advance Publications Inc. and includes American Express and Novel TMT Ventures.

clock March 11, 2013Vicki M. Young

Government and Trade

U.N. March Draws Over 200

Christy Turlington Burns was among the women who joined U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s wife, Ban Soon-taek, in the first “March on March 8.”

clock March 11, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Proenza Schouler Revamps Site

Cofounders and designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez are priming the new site to serve as a digital global flagship for the company.

clock March 11, 2013Rachel Strugatz


Book Smart: A Look at the Latest Fashion Titles

March’s photo and fashion books cover a range of themes, including the color indigo, luggage labels and the greatest fine jewelry of the past century.

clock March 11, 2013Lorna Koski

Leather Goods

Lillian Cahn, Cofounder of Coach, Dies at 89

Lillian Cahn, who founded the Coach Leatherware Co. with her husband, died March 4 in Manhattan. She was 89.

clock March 10, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Designers Head to Austin for Fashion Event During SXSW

John Varvatos and Billy Reid are among fashion and media panelists for the Neighborhood at 2nd Street District, formerly SXSW’s fashion arm Style X.

clock March 11, 2013Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Scoops

Pronovias Owner Unveils Plans for New Design Team

A team made up of roughly 60 professionals, called Atelier Pronovias, will act as the bridal company’s “collective creative director.”

clock March 11, 2013Barbara Barker

Fashion Scoops

Rihanna to Wear Custom Givenchy Couture on Tour

Riccardo Tisci has become a go-to guy for haute stage costumes.

clock March 11, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Fashion Scoops

The Man Repeller on Tour for P.J.K. Collaboration

A long, thick queue of excited young fans and wannabe bloggers waited patiently to meet Leandra Medine on Wednesday evening at Neiman Marcus NorthPark Center.

clock March 11, 2013Holly Haber

Fashion Scoops Marks First Anniversary With Exclusive Design

Jerome Rousseau’s glittering open-toe pump was inspired by Disney’s 3-D movie “Oz the Great and Powerful.”

clock March 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Bravado Acquires Apparel Rights for Bob Marley

The company is expected to work closely with the Marley family to expand the global reach of Zion Rootswear.

clock March 11, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Ermenegildo Zegna Wool Awards Turns 50

Wool growers are bracing for an influx of 200 international media representatives, who are due to fly in.

clock March 11, 2013Patty Huntington


Fall 2013 Accessories Roundup: Paris

Designers were inspired by everything from fairy tales to the Queen of the Nile, sending out shoes, bags and jewelry sure to spice up any wardrobe.

clock March 11, 2013WWD Staff

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