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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 4hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 11hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 21hRachel Strugatz

Net-a-porter Adds Beauty to Offering

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Overview

Having already expanded into men’s wear and the off-price market in addition to its core women’s wear, Net-a-porter is now moving into beauty with the launch March 20 of The Quintessential Edit.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

Dior Celebrates New Bergdorf Goodman Boutique

After an in-store cocktail party, guests dined at The Four Seasons.

clock March 13, 2013Matthew Lynch

Financial

Hugo Boss Projects Single-Digit Sales Growth

Men’s wear giant said growth in retail sales outstripped wholesale gains.

clock March 14, 2013Melissa Drier

Financial

Buckle’s Q4 Income Rises 9.4%

Net sales increased 7 percent for the quarter to $360.6 million from $337.1 million.

clock March 14, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Bulgari to Fight Tax Allegations

The company said it is “confident” it will prove unfounded allegations of fraudulent earnings in Italy.

clock March 14, 2013Luisa Zargani

Skin Care

Chloé Adds Facial Skin Care in Asia

The brand will launch the Crème de la Rose collection exclusively in two Japanese stores, Isetan Shinjuku and Umeda Hankyu, on April 17.

clock March 15, 2013Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Japan Fashion Week Set to Begin

Tokyo’s runway shows kick off this weekend against a backdrop of significant political and macroeconomic change.

clock March 14, 2013Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

People

Rachel Zoe on Babies, Beauty and Branding

Her newest business, inspired by her experience as a celebrity fashion stylist, is a hair salon chain called DreamDry.

clock March 14, 2013Belisa Silva

Color Cosmetics

Yves Saint Laurent Launches Baby Doll Mascara

Due out starting later this month, the new product is prized for producing a false-lash effect.

clock March 14, 2013Jennifer Weil

Sportswear

Veteran Chris Manley Launches Men’s Line

Surfside Supply Co. is a casual sportswear brand with a relaxed beach-inspired sensibility.

clock March 14, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Parties

Barneys Celebrates 60 Years of Chloé

Chloë Sevigny, Leigh Lezark, Michael Avedon, Clare Waight Keller, Joseph Altuzarra and Natalie Joos attended the dinner on Wednesday night.

clock March 14, 2013Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Announces Award Nominees in New Office

For the occasion, it turned the space into a nightclub-like environment with ambient lighting and upbeat tunes.

clock March 14, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Beauty Features

Personal Care Products Council Takes a Global View

The buzzword of the annual meeting was “harmonization” of product and ingredient regulation around the world.

clock March 15, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Parties

Hollywood Reporter, Jimmy Choo Host Stylists Luncheon

The gathering brought together the not-so-behind-the-scenes people who help create those much-watched red-carpet looks.

clock March 14, 2013Marcy Medina

Financial

Aéropostale Swings to Q4 Loss on Sluggish Holiday

The teen retail lowered its first-quarter earnings expectations.

clock March 14, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

People

Marcia Gay Harden Unbound

In her latest film, “If I Were You,” the Oscar winner plays Madelyn Reid, an under-appreciated wife who befriends her philandering husband’s mistress.

clock March 15, 2013Sharon Edelson

Mass and Off-Price

H&M Making Aggressive U.S. Push

Thirteen years after its U.S. debut, the Swedish fast fashion retailer believes customer awareness has grown sufficiently strong to warrant a push Stateside.

clock March 15, 2013Sharon Edelson

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Net-a-porter Adds Beauty to Offering

Spanning makeup, hair care, skin care, nail polish and fragrances, The Quintessential Edit launches on the global e-tailer’s site on March 20.

clock March 15, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Lifestyle

William Klein on Fashion, New York and Photography

A month shy of his 85th birthday, the influential postwar photographer, filmmaker, painter and graphic artist sat down for an interview with WWD.

clock March 15, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Giorgio Armani Restructuring Communications Dept.

The fashion house’s director of communication and licensing, Fabio Mancone, has taken on additional responsibilities.

clock March 15, 2013Alessandra Turra

Memo Pad

Aya Kanai Named Fashion Director at Cosmopolitan

Michelle McCool held the position for 10 years until new editor in chief Joanna Coles came along.

clock March 15, 2013Erik Maza

Memo Pad

Catching Up With Teen Vogue’s Amy Astley

At a party toasting the magazine’s 10th anniversary, the editor in chief chats about the magazine’s bestselling One Direction cover and Anna Wintour’s new role.

clock March 15, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

CIT Taking Cautious Approach With J.C. Penney

Firm is planning to add a 1 percent surcharge for vendors shipping goods to the chain, according to a financial source.

clock March 15, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Investors Eyeing Nicholas Kirkwood

According to sources in Paris, the shoe designer is meeting with potential backers, including LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

clock March 15, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Choreographer Jerry Mitchell to Be Honored at Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Cyndi Lauper will present the Tony Award winner with the Community Leadership Award at the 10th annual fund-raiser and fashion show in New York on April 2.

clock March 15, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Tadashi Shoji to Launch First Fragrance

The designer has signed a licensing arrangement with the Fragrance Group for his debut scent, set to launch in fall 2014.

clock March 15, 2013Belisa Silva

Fashion Scoops

Opening Ceremony Partnering With ‘Spring Breakers’

The retailer will offer an exclusive line of co-branded fun-in-the-sun essentials.

clock March 15, 2013David Lipke

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