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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 23hAllison 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

Ralph in Big Push for Polo Stores

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Overview

Ralph Lauren Corp. revealed plans to roll out its Polo concept stores in China as part of a global expansion of the brand that will include flagships in New York and London as well as a women’s Polo line.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion

Michael Bastian Men’s RTW Fall 2014

For fall, the designer culled from his recent trips to Japan.

clock February 4, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

Swatch Net Gains 20.2%

The group posted a record operating profit margin in 2013, reflecting the impact of its legal win against Tiffany & Co.

clock February 5, 2014Joelle Diderich

Financial

Estée Lauder Plots Growth in Emerging Markets

Beauty firm is increasingly taking a global view in 2014.

clock February 6, 2014Molly Prior

Financial

Ralph Lauren in Big Push for Polo Stores

The company on Wednesday revealed plans to roll out its Polo concept stores in China as part of a global expansion of the brand.

clock February 5, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

Elizabeth Arden Profits Fall in Q2

Results were impacted by a tough holiday selling season in the mass channel.

clock February 5, 2014Molly Prior

Fashion Show Reviews

Hellessy RTW Fall 2014

Sylvie Millstein’s first proper fashion week presentation reflected her way of melding the glamorous with the casual.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Tech Firm Hire Latest Move in A&F Reboot

The struggling teen retailer has hired First Insight Inc., a technology firm that guides stores on product, design and pricing decisions.

clock February 5, 2014David Moin

Fashion Features

Overall Threat of Major Snowstorm This Weekend Is Low

The changed forecast caused designers and others to breathe a sigh of relief.

clock February 5, 2014Karyn Monget and Lisa Lockwood and Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Frame Denim RTW Fall 2014

While the line is rooted in denim, Jens Grede, along with Erik Torstensson and Nico Peyrache, added a few dressier options for fall.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Josie Natori RTW Fall 2014

The designer’s ready-to-wear has been getting more polished with every season, and her fall collection was her best yet.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Rachel Roy RTW Fall 2014

Marking the 10th anniversary of her label, the designer revisited her early ethos.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

DKNY Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The brand didn’t stray far from its New York City roots, using the varied urban landscape as inspiration for its men’s collection.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion

Jack Spade Men’s RTW Fall 2014

Although the inspiration for fall was “the art of subtraction,” several new elements were added — notably the elegant tailored clothes.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Sportswear

Shaq Attacking Tailored Clothing

Peerless Clothing has signed National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O’Neal to headline a new collection of suits.

clock February 5, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Show Reviews

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2014

In a strict, minimal lineup, Patrick drew inspiration from NASA photographs, which translated into modern clothes with wearable ease.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Department Stores

Nordstrom to Shutter Two Department Stores

Units in Portland, Ore., and Vancouver, Wash., will close within a year.

clock February 5, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Show Reviews

M. Patmos RTW Fall 2014

The designer brought elements of Thirties Art Deco into her wearable — and saleable — fall collection.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Retail/Business

Men’s Wear Summit Set for March 27

More than 200 of the most senior players in the industry will converge in New York City for the Fairchild Fashion Media Men’s Wear Summit.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Show Reviews

Tia Cibani RTW Fall 2014

It was an earthy, eclectic look, this season seemingly influenced by traditional Turkish garb and all the exotic textures.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Cyber Breaches Prompt Questions of When to Warn

On Wednesday, Target and Neiman Marcus executives testified before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on cyber crime and consumer data protection.

clock February 5, 2014Kristi Ellis

Fashion Show Reviews

Lisa Perry RTW Fall 2014

An Instagram encounter with Donald “Drawbertson” Robertson inspired Perry to collaborate with the artist and creative director on the set.

clock February 5, 2014WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Bergdorf Goodman Adds Goyard Men’s Shop

The shop devoted to the legendary Paris trunk-maker is only the third in the world.

clock February 6, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Berluti Bows in New York

The new U.S. flagship on Madison Avenue offers bespoke clothing for the first time.

clock February 6, 2014Miles Socha and Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion

New York Men’s Designer Inspirations

Let the games begin. Here, an insight on what designers are prepared to showcase during this fashion week.

clock February 6, 2014Luis Campuzano

Clothing/Furnishings

Saks Fifth Avenue Opens Designer Sneaker Shop

The upscale retailer has opened an in-store shop on the seventh floor of its New York City flagship for the new concept.

clock February 6, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Business Features

Study: New York Garment Center Vital

Coauthors Sarah Williams of MIT and Elizabeth Currid-Halkett of USC the social networking app Foursquare to track the activity of New York’s fashion designers.

clock February 6, 2014Arthur Friedman

Fashion

Pantone’s Top 10 Colors for Fall

Both sexes are breaking free from traditional autumnal hues in favor of more unexpected ones.

clock February 6, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Denim

J Brand, Simone Rocha to Collaborate

Two capsule collections with the up-and-coming London designer will launch later this year.

clock February 6, 2014Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Blackglama Names Designers for Initiative

Bibhu Mohapatra, Brandon Sun and Tome were invited to use Blackglama mink in their fall collections, which will be shown during New York Fashion Week.

clock February 6, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

Oscar de la Renta’s Green Thumb Comes Through in Book

The designer is tapping into his love of gardening to promote his latest book, “The Style, Inspiration and Life of Oscar de la Renta.”

clock February 6, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Twitter Stock Down After Q4 Earnings Report

Investors worried that a continued slowdown in user growth signaled the company was losing traction, although advertisers are liking the microblogging site.

clock February 6, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Saint Laurent Said to Be Moving Fashion Week Venue

Word has it Hedi Slimane, who had a soft spot for the Carreau du Temple during his Dior Homme year, is to return to the venue to unveil his newest collections.

clock February 6, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Agyness Deyn Launching Title A Contemporary Line

After four seasons collaborating with Dr. Martens, the model is launching a collection all her own come March.

clock February 6, 2014Kim Friday

Fashion Scoops

Topshop and Adidas Originals Team Up

The 20-piece collection — called Topshop X Adidas Originals — aims to give the sports brand’s designs a fashionable twist.

clock February 6, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Alejandro Ingelmo Relocates NYFW Presentation

Early last week, the designer’s boutique and offices flooded after the SoHo building’s pipes froze and burst.

clock February 6, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

TheRunthrough.com Adds Ready-to-Wear

Previously, the site, which streamlines the process of sample trafficking between editors, stylists and p.r. agencies, featured only accessories collections.

clock February 6, 2014Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Tarang Amin Named CEO of E.l.f. Cosmetics

He succeeds former ceo Joey Shamah, who will continue as a significant investor and director with an ongoing management role in the company.

clock February 6, 2014Faye Brookman

Fashion Scoops

Dermatologist Harold Lancer Celebrates New Book

The cocktail party at Bergdorf Goodman in Beverly Hills was hosted by Cornelia Guest, Marianne Boesky, Eileen Guggenheim and Dee Hilfiger, among others.

clock February 6, 2014Jayme Cyk

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