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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

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

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

clock 6hMiles Socha

Retail

Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

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

clock 12hJessica Iredale

New CEO Named at YSL, Slimane Expands Role

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Overview

The house of Yves Saint Laurent is rocking — and not only because of designer Hedi Slimane’s penchant for grunge and Teddy Boys.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Wealthy Women’s Top Jewelry Picks

Tiffany & Co. is the jewelry brand most frequently purchased by wealthy women over the past five years, followed by David Yurman and Cartier.

clock June 28, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Blumarine to Show in Moscow

This will be the first such event for the Italian fashion company, which is investing in countries that are growing the most.

clock June 28, 2013Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

New CEO Named at YSL, Hedi Slimane Expands Role

Paul Deneve is to be succeeded by Francesca Bellettini, an executive director from Kering-owned Bottega Veneta known for her merchandising prowess.

clock July 2, 2013Miles Socha

Couture

Christian Lacroix Pays Homage to Schiaparelli

Carla Bruni, Riccardo Tisci, Jean Paul Gaultier and Azzedine Alaïa were among the cocktail’s attendees.

clock July 2, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Couture

Chanel Fall Couture 2013

For fall, Karl Lagerfeld addressed the notion that couture should not be immune to the practicalities of life.

clock July 2, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Michèle Huiban Named CEO at Lanvin

The executive had taken over operational management of the company in April after the departure of Thierry Andretta.

clock July 2, 2013Alex Wynne

Couture

Front Row at Chanel Fall Couture 2013

Kristen Stewart, Rihanna, Rose Byrne and Michael Pitt took in the spectacle.

clock July 2, 2013Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Couture

Ulyana Sergeenko Fall Couture 2013

The “Russian Gothic” theme was a suitable foil for her trademark style, which sits somewhere between Victorian governess and Fifties bombshell.

clock July 2, 2013WWD Staff

Couture

Atelier Gustavo Lins Fall Couture 2013

The overall feel was calm and reserved, as the designer continued on his quest to create “everyday” couture.

clock July 2, 2013WWD Staff

Couture

Stéphane Rolland Fall Couture 2013

The designer produced a lineup of red carpet-friendly tuxedo dresses.

clock July 2, 2013WWD Staff

Denim

Olah Sets Alliance With Chinese Mill

Arrangement with Prosperity Textiles replaces longtime association with Kurabo China.

clock July 2, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Denim

Acne Studios Plans String of Store Openings

A clutch of boutique openings in Europe and Asia should push the company past the revenue threshold of 100 million euros, or $130 million, this year.

clock July 3, 2013Miles Socha

Government and Trade

L.A. Makers Hope for Export Help

EU tariff hike on U.S. denim latest in frustrations for producers in California market.

clock July 2, 2013Marcy Medina

Jewelry

Former Tiffany Executive Arrested for Theft

Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun was charged with stealing $1.3 million in jewelry.

clock July 2, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

The ‘Little Black Dress’ Takes on Paris

Riccardo Tisci, Vera Wang and Olivier Theyskens were among attendees at the MAC Cosmetics fete for SCAD’s exhibition curated by André Leon Talley.

clock July 2, 2013Jennifer Weil

Couture

Armani Privé Fall Couture 2013

Giorgio Armani went back to terra firma — Thirties glamour — and delivered one of his strongest Privé collections in recent seasons.

clock July 2, 2013WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

New Wave to Distribute Craft Products

The group’s U.S. subsidiary has acquired Karhu North America’s business.

clock July 2, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Couture

Alexandre Vauthier Fall Couture 2013

With spotlights crisscrossing the runway, the designer unleashed a clique of dynamic party vixens.

clock July 2, 2013WWD Staff

Couture

Front Row at Armani Privé

Milla Jovovich, Catherine Deneuve and Naomie Harris were among the guests.

clock July 2, 2013Alex Wynne

Designer and Luxury

Fendi Paris Flagship a Lesson in Luxury

The 6,500-square-foot unit exemplifies how Pietro Beccari is putting iconic products at the center of Fendi’s development.

clock July 2, 2013Miles Socha

Real Estate

Urban Outfitters to Unveil Lifestyle Concept

The company will build its largest store in the world at 1333 Broadway in Manhattan.

clock July 3, 2013David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta Headed to Little Rock

The designer will attend the opening night party of the exhibit “Oscar de la Renta: American Icon” opening at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center.

clock July 2, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

L Capital Invests in CellularLine

The Italian company designs and distributes accessories for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

clock July 2, 2013Alessandra Turra

Department Stores

Belk to Sponsor ‘Project Runway’

The regional department store chain replaces Lord & Taylor as the retail sponsor of the reality show hosted by Heidi Klum.

clock July 3, 2013David Moin

Financial

Avon to Divest Silpada Business

Company has cut a deal to sell its Silpada Designs jewelry business to Rhinestone Holdings.

clock July 3, 2013Belisa Silva

People

Claudio Bisogniero’s Creative Diplomacy

The Italian ambassador and his wife, Laura Denise, are celebrating Italian culture in America this year.

clock July 3, 2013Susan Watters

Memo Pad

Reed Krakoff Taps Julianne Moore for Fall

The actress is the face of the upcoming campaign, which the designer himself recently photographed.

clock July 3, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Diego Della Valle Sounds Off About RCS Mediagroup

The Italian businessman, who has an 8.7 percent stake in RCS, explained why he has not yet agreed to the capital increase slated for Friday.

clock July 3, 2013Alessandra Turra

Memo Pad

Inez and Vinoodh Lense for Miu Miu

The photographer duo shot a varied cast of models for the label’s fall advertising campaign.

clock July 3, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Anna Piaggi’s Hats to Be Exhibited in Milan

Milliner Stephen Jones is curating “Hat-ology,” which will open to the public Sept. 22 at the Palazzo Morando.

clock July 3, 2013Miles Socha

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