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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 17hJessica Iredale

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 11hMiles Socha

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

Sebastian Suhl Tapped To Lead Marc Jacobs

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Overview

A new era at Marc Jacobs International is taking shape. Parent LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has named Givenchy ceo Sebastian Suhl the new ceo at the American fashion house, effective in September.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Details Toasts Justin Theroux Cover

Jennifer Aniston let her guard down just for a bit to talk to WWD about her fiancé.

clock July 16, 2014Jenny Sundel

Memo Pad

Hugo Boss Names Gerard Butler Brand Ambassador

The actor will appear exclusively in a new TV and print campaign for the men’s Boss Bottled fragrance.

clock July 17, 2014Jayme Cyk

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein Creates Capsule for Dover Street Market

The brand will open a temporary space on the ground floor of Dover Street Market New York on Oct. 9.

clock July 17, 2014David Yi

Legal

LVMH Settles With Ebay

The French group and auction site announced “a cooperative effort to protect intellectual property rights and combat counterfeit.”

clock July 17, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg and Paulina Szmydke

Designer and Luxury

Marc Jacobs Appoints New CEO

Sebastian Suhl to exit Givenchy and be succeeded by Philippe Fortunato.

clock July 17, 2014Miles Socha

Financial

American Apparel Shareholders Seek Resignation of Board Members

Bigger Capital Fund, Bachelier LLC and the Bigger Family have sent a letter to the company’s board seeking the resignation of David Danziger and Allan Mayer.

clock July 17, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

Michael Kors Shares Rise for Second Day

Investors see buying opportunity.

clock July 17, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Frederick Anderson Joins New Label Hanley Mellon as President

Anderson will oversee all business operations and strategy.

clock July 17, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Vmajor, Sise Win Asia’s Woolmark Prize

China’s Vmajor and Japan’s Sise won the International Woolmark Prize Asia competition in the award’s last regional showdown.

clock July 17, 2014Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Brunello Cucinelli Revenues Up

A rise in global exports and growth in all its sales channels lifted the company’s revenues in the first six months of the year.

clock July 17, 2014Luisa Zargani

People

Catching Up With Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev

Two of the world’s most acclaimed and sought-after ballet stars will perform in “Mercy,” a modern ballet, on July 25 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

clock July 17, 2014Marcy Medina

Fragrance

Cam Newton to Front Drakkar Essence Campaign

The 25-year-old Carolina Panthers quarterback has just inked a deal to front a fragrance campaign for L’Oréal’s new scent.

clock July 18, 2014Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Department Stores

Barneys Taps Yasmin Sewell for Capsule Collection

Sewell designed the collection based on her own style, and is also the name and face of it: It’s called Yasmin Sewell for Barneys New York.

clock July 17, 2014Jessica Iredale

People

Remembering Elaine Stritch

WWD looks back on an interview with Stritch in November 1969.

clock July 17, 2014Lorna Koski

Hair

Conair on Attack in Blow-dryer War

For Conair’s newest blow-dryer, it’s all about the three Qs: quality, quick and quiet.

clock July 18, 2014Jayme Cyk

Fragrance

Oribe Enters Fragrance

When Oribe first launched its hair-care line in 2008 with a memorable bold scent, Tev Finger thought the fragrance would have a negative effect on sales.

clock July 18, 2014Jayme Cyk

Skin Care

Kiehl’s Focuses on the Eye

The brand is launching its Super Multi-Corrective Cream offering in mid-August.

clock July 18, 2014Julie Naughton

Fragrance

Bottega Veneta, Coty Tie the Knot

Three years after their first foray into perfume, Bottega Veneta and Coty Global Markets are launching the Italian fashion brand’s second women’s eau de parfum.

clock July 18, 2014Cynthia Martens

Mass

Ulta Takes a Chance on New Brands

The beauty retailer has turned into the ultimate beauty launching pad.

clock July 18, 2014Faye Brookman

Financial

Alibaba IPO Seen Possible in Sept.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is now said to be envisioning an initial public offering in September.

clock July 18, 2014Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Rachel Roy Close to New Owner

Topson Downs of California is set to acquire a majority stake in the Rachel Roy brand for an undisclosed amount.

clock July 18, 2014Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Media People: Q&A With Hearst’s David Carey

This is the debut of Media People, a periodic Q&A with executives, editors, publishers and creative forces in the media sector.

clock July 18, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Marimekko Taps Anna Teurnell as Creative Director

The fast-fashion veteran will revamp its collections as it seeks to expand its global footprint.

clock July 18, 2014Joelle Diderich

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Kellwood Goes Country With Mason & Belle

The country-inspired fashion brand and Web site is slated to go live in early August.

clock July 18, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Love Culture Files Voluntary 11

The company has filed a petition under Chapter 11 seeking bankruptcy court protection in Trenton.

clock July 18, 2014Vicki M. Young

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