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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

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

Buyers Praise Paris: Creative and Salable

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Overview

The international marathon of fashion weeks ended on a high note in Paris, with retailers lauding shows that were as business-minded as they were creative.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

School of American Ballet Holds Annual Winter Gala

Attending the fund-raiser were Kelly Rutherford, Bettina Prentice, Julie Henderson, Teresa Moore, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Allegra Kent.

clock March 4, 2014Kristen Tauer

Front Row at Louis Vuitton

Princess Charlene of Monaco, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kate Mara took in Nicolas Ghesquière’s debut collection.

clock March 5, 2014Joelle Diderich

Parties

Tots Go Wild at Annual Bunny Hop Benefit

The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center held its 23rd annual benefit on Tuesday, this year sponsored by Gucci.

clock March 5, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Features

Karl Lagerfeld to Design Hotel in Macau

The 270-room development will be housed in a 20-story tower.

clock March 6, 2014Miles Socha and Jennifer Weil

Financial

Vince Q4 Sales Up 20.5%

Comparable-store sales were up 12.2 percent, the company said, marking its 17th consecutive quarter of comp growth.

clock March 6, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Memo Pad

Dr. Oz Magazine Sells Out on Newsstand

According to Hearst, which owns the magazine via a joint venture with Mehmet Oz, it is printing “tens of thousands” of additional copies of its pilot issue.

clock March 7, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Design

Peter Arnell’s Personal Photographs On Display at Milk Gallery

The retrospective of Arnell’s photographic work was chosen by Frank Gehry.

clock March 6, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fragrance

Robert Graham in Scent Deal

Batallure Beauty will create, develop and distribute fragrances and personal-care products under the fashion brand’s name.

clock March 6, 2014Molly Prior

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Kenneth Cole Raises Funds for HELP USA

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Awearness, The Kenneth Cole Foundation will launch a retail and online donation program.

clock March 6, 2014Lisa Lockwood

People

Ann Moore’s Next Act

Time Inc.’s retired chairman and chief executive officer has resurfaced in a very different corner office, running The Curator Gallery in New York.

clock March 6, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Gap February Comps Hit the Skids

A decline of 7% came against analysts’ expectations of a 0.9% increase.

clock March 6, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Handbags

MCM Calls on Chloë Sevigny to Fete Shanghai Opening

MCM has tapped Chloë Sevigny as its latest style ambassador.

clock March 7, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Designer and Luxury

Italy’s Sinv Purchases Piazza Sempione

The plan is to maintain the brand’s Italian essence and high-end positioning.

clock March 7, 2014Luisa Zargani

Financial

Troubles Mounting at American Apparel

The retailer is facing a nine-digit net loss for the year and possible delisting by the NYSE MKT exchange.

clock March 7, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Beauty Features

Shrinking the Globe at PCPC Meeting

Global cooperation and harmonization emerged as a key theme at this year’s Personal Care Products Council meeting in Palm Beach, Fla..

clock March 7, 2014Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Retailing

Target’s Skin-Care Offerings Lead Bigger Beauty Changes

The retailer plans to up the ante on its mission to transform the mass-market beauty experience by overhauling the entire department this spring.

clock March 7, 2014Faye Brookman and Julie Naughton and Belisa Silva

Designer and Luxury

Givenchy’s Seductive Scent for Gents

The brand paid tribute to courteous, charming and worldly kinds of gentlemen in the launch of the neoclassic woody, masculine fragrance Gentleman Only.

clock March 7, 2014Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Karl Lagerfeld to Launch Fragrance Masterbrand

According to industry estimates, the new brand could do more than $70 million in worldwide retail sales the first year on counter.

clock March 7, 2014Jennifer Weil

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Etienne Aigner Launching Rtw for Fall

The brand ended various licensing deals and is producing all categories, such as handbags, jewelry, footwear and the apparel line, in-house.

clock March 7, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Leather Goods

Smythson, Quentin Jones in Second Collaboration

This time the British illustrator and filmmaker has turned her hand to the leather accessories themselves.

clock March 7, 2014Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Outerwear, Embellishments Shine for Buyers in Paris

The international marathon of fashion weeks ended on a high note, with retailers lauding shows that were as business-minded as they were creative.

clock March 7, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Lanvin Touts History on Relaunched Web Site

The bilingual site tells the house’s history via original gouaches by its founder Jeanne Lanvin, archival video footage, photographs and more.

clock March 7, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Fashion Incubator Brands Heading to L.A. Market Week

The highlight of the trip will be the 10-brand group’s daylong retailer, media and stylist showcase at the W Hollywood on March 18.

clock March 7, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Moncler Moving to Borsa Italiana’s FTSE MIB Index

The move places the company among the 40 most traded stocks on the exchange.

clock March 7, 2014Cynthia Martens

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