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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

Belk’s Dallas Flagship Part of Growth Push

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Belk Inc. officially launches a three-level, 185,000-square-foot flagship in the Dallas Galleria today, and it’s no garden variety Belk.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Features

New Designer Profile: Meden

Three of the collection’s partners hail from the professional sports world.

clock April 8, 2014Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford Talks Marriage, Movies and More in London

The designer took the stage at an event at the Apple Store on Monday night.

clock April 8, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Executive Changes

VF Promotes Steve Rendle to New Key SVP Role

Revised reporting structure splits Outdoor & Action Sports management, streamlines direct-reports.

clock April 8, 2014Arnold J. Karr


House of Fraser Deal Confirmed

The deal between the U.K. department store chain and a subsidiary of China’s Sanpower Group is expected to be finalized later this week.

clock April 8, 2014Nina Jones

Beauty Features

Masahiko Uotani Aims to Fine-tune Shiseido Image

The company’s new president and ceo said Tuesday that he plans to revamp the beauty giant’s marketing strategy.

clock April 8, 2014Kelly Wetherille


U.S. Wholesale Woes Lower Levi’s Q1 Net

Dockers and women’s Levi’s business struggle as sales in the Americas fall.

clock April 8, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Urged to Drop Tariffs on Safety Equipment

Trade associations say high duties are an impediment to reform.

clock April 8, 2014Arthur Friedman


Lands’ End Shares Continue to Slide

The stock slipped 7.5 percent in trading Tuesday.

clock April 8, 2014Vicki M. Young


PVH Buys Minority Stake in Karl Lagerfeld

The investment includes the right of first offer to license the brand for North America.

clock April 8, 2014Lisa Lockwood


L’Occitane to Pay $450K to FTC for False Claims

Settlement requires the beauty company to pay $450,000 for consumer redress.

clock April 8, 2014Arthur Friedman

Designer and Luxury

Todd T. Barrato to Exit Brioni Post

The ceo for the Italian luxury brand’s North American operations is leaving the company effective May 3.

clock April 8, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Izod and Golf Digest Heading to Augusta

The PVH Corp. division will showcase its renewed commitment to the sport of golf at the Masters tournament this week.

clock April 8, 2014Jean E. Palmieri


Fall 2014 Trend: Business Class

Modern suiting was all over the runways this season with designers delivering unique, often sexy, takes on the trend.

clock April 9, 2014Kim Friday

Designer and Luxury

South Africa Hosts Dueling Fashion Weeks

Barely had the 15-year-old veteran South African Fashion Week ended in Johannesburg when Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg began.

clock April 9, 2014Bambina Wise

Department Stores

Belk Going Big in Texas With Dallas Flagship

The retailer is determined to aggressively grow its volume and footprint in the state, which it believes represents a great growth opportunity.

clock April 9, 2014David Moin


Skylark Lounge: Midtown’s Hideaway

“Let’s meet in Midtown” has never been a mantra for the fashion crowd, but a new rooftop lounge in the Garment District aims to change all that.

clock April 9, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg


Close-up on Raf Simons

The designer chats about “Dior and I,” a new documentary that premieres April 17 at the Tribeca Film Festival.

clock April 9, 2014Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Elie Tahari on His Success

The designer addressed a gathering of students at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York last week.

clock April 9, 2014David Yi

Memo Pad

Time Inc. to Buy IPC Media in U.K.

The publishing company plans to raise $1.4 billion of debt via a term loan and an offering of unsecured senior notes to finance the acquisition.

clock April 9, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

ASME to Induct Graydon Carter Into Hall of Fame

Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair editor in chief, restaurateur and all-around man-about-town, will soon be able to add another title to his list of accomplishments.

clock April 9, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Sycamore Completes Acquisition of The Jones Group

As a result, Jones shares have been delisted from the New York Stock Exchange.

clock April 9, 2014WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Joseph Gromek Joins Guess Inc. Board

The company has increased the size of its board to seven from six, according to a regulatory filing with the SEC.

clock April 9, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Rachel Tipograph Exiting Digital Role at Gap

The company’s director of global digital and social media is leaving after nearly three years on the job.

clock April 9, 2014Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Atelier Swarovski Enters Fine Jewelry

Matthew Campbell Laurenza is collaborating with the brand on a collection that will be carried exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman beginning today.

clock April 9, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Ladies Who Lunch for a Cure to Honor Nicole Miller

The designer will showcase her spring collection at the May 6 luncheon, which will benefit the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.

clock April 9, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Marco de Vincenzo Links With

Available from today, the designer created an exclusive look for the Italian high-end e-tailer.

clock April 9, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Christian Lacroix in New Collaboration With Paris National Opera

The designer has created the costumes for “Le Palais de Cristal,” a ballet by George Balanchine first created in 1947, which is being reprised in May.

clock April 9, 2014Laurent Folcher

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Equestrian Ambassadors Reunite in Paris

Charlotte Casiraghi will be back in the saddle for the Paris Eiffel Jumping, a new show-jumping competition that will run July 4 to 6.

clock April 9, 2014Laure Guilbault

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