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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 16hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 22hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Stores Reopen Slowly as Feds Widen Probe

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Overview

In the wake of what President Obama described as an “act of terror” at the Boston Marathon, security remained tight in Boston and other major cities worldwide Tuesday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

J. Mendel to Relocate Madison Avenue Store

After 18 years at the same address, the brand will relocate a few blocks north this fall to double its store’s space.

clock April 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Missoni Unveils New Flagship Concept

The boutique is a new concept conceived by Spanish designer and architect Patricia Urquiola, who infused the store with a sophisticated, cozy atmosphere.

clock April 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

Business Features

Wal-Mart Seeks Support for Made in USA

The world’s largest retailer is looking to recruit other retailers to share its commitment to sourcing in the country.

clock April 16, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Beyoncé Adds Pucci, The Blonds to Tour Wardrobe

The list of designers who are dressing the singer for her Mrs. Carter Show world tour, which just kicked off, continues to grow.

clock April 16, 2013Marc Karimzadeh and Cynthia Martens

Financial

Target Issues Warning as Wall Street Rebounds

The market gained ground as the economy comes into focus, although not everyone was bouncing back.

clock April 16, 2013Evan Clark and Julia Neel

Legal

Macy’s Appeals Martha Decision

Lawyers for the retailer were quick to act following Judge Oing’s denial of the expansion of its permanent injunction against MSLO and J.C. Penney.

clock April 16, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Denim

Young Turks Take on Maturing Italians in Denim Production

With cohesion and government help, Turkey is taking denim share from Italy.

clock April 17, 2013Cynthia Martens

Denim

Premium Denim Players Push the Envelope

Moves into contemporary by premium jeans players have blurred retailing’s merchandising lines.

clock April 17, 2013Rachel Brown

Denim

Weaker Yen More Gain Than Pain for Japanese Denim

Shift presents more export opportunities but also lifts makers’ costs.

clock April 17, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Retail/Business

Loro Piana Sees China Opportunity

Italian luxury brand is finding growing demand in China for clothes made of superfine wool, cashmere and other higher-quality fabric.

clock April 16, 2013Joyce Man

Denim

European Stores Rejigger to Adjust to Changes in Denim

Retailers are stepping up to ensure that contemporary jeans have a suitable home.

clock April 17, 2013Laure Guilbault

Denim

Denim: By the Numbers

A wide and growing range of jeans options is accelerating denim’s retail growth.

clock April 17, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Denim

Europeans Moving ‘Green’ Upscale

Higher prices have provided environmentally friendly denim with a beachhead in the premium denim business, but other opportunities beckon.

clock April 17, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Business Features

Think of It as Amsterdenim

The Dutch practically live in their jeans, and it’s provided the foundation for a large, growing denim business.

clock April 17, 2013Norma Quinto

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Turn It On

Fall’s exotic prints and lush jacquards are a rich alternative to basic blues.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Quilt Trip

Quilted accents offer an alluring surface interest.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Shred It

Rips and distressed looks continue to trend for fall.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Intimates and Activewear

Tracy Anderson Launches Leggings Line

The go-to trainer to the stars is in partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow on all her fitness projects.

clock April 16, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Two-Faced

Contrast colors and materials add intrigue to fall’s lineup.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Velvet Morning

Be it flocked or flat, the plush fabric is rising in popularity.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Online Jewelry Destination Stone & Strand Gets Personal

New e-commerce site brings ease to fine jewelry market.

clock April 16, 2013Lauren McCarthy

People

Paris’ Keith Haring Spring

A number of exhibits and interpretations of the late Pop artist’s work will dot the Parisian cultural landscape this season.

clock April 16, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Designer and Luxury

As China Slows, LVMH Emphasizes Quality

Luxury goods group still believes that the key to future growth in China lies in fewer stores and pricier products.

clock April 16, 2013Joelle Diderich

Executive Changes

Rob Smith Joins Haddad Brands

The former top merchant at Macy’s has joined the company as global chief merchant officer.

clock April 16, 2013David Moin

Mass and Off-Price

Uniqlo Sets Sights on Expansion in Europe

The Japanese retailer also recently outlined its ambitious expansion plans for the U.S. and China.

clock April 16, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Hey, Stud

It’s been a decade since studded denim has seen this much action. the look today has attitude to spare.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Executive Changes

J. Crew Promotes Libby Wadle, James Scully

J. Crew Group Inc. has pumped up its organization with a string of high-level promotions, WWD has learned.

clock April 17, 2013David Moin

Memo Pad

Catching Up With Dave Zinczenko

His first move as consulting editorial director of Men’s Fitness? The logo, typography and voice have been reinvented, and will hit newsstands in June.

clock April 17, 2013Erik Maza

Legal

Julian Geiger Takes Stand at Finazzo Trial

Parts of a taped meeting in which the former ceo of Aéropostale Inc. had to fire his friend and the retailer’s cmo were played for the jury.

clock April 17, 2013Vicki M. Young

Government and Trade

Boston Bombings Put Major Cities on Alert Across Globe

Retailers near where the two bombings struck reopened, although customer traffic remained sparse.

clock April 16, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Miguel Adrover, Hessnatur Part Ways

The Majorca, Spain, native disclosed the news at Pratt Institute’s Fashion Juried Panel Review Tuesday, where he served as a judge.

clock April 17, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Carolina Herrera Crisscrossing the U.S.

The designer is on a cross-country tour with charity tie-ins, making stops in Dallas, Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles.

clock April 17, 2013Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Scoops

Bookmarc Hosts André Leon Talley Book Party

Fashion fanatics convened at Marc Jacobs’ store in Manhattan on Friday evening to toast the Vogue lifer’s new tome, “Little Black Dress.”

clock April 17, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

London Show Rooms Touches Down in New York

The traveling collective, run by the British Fashion Council, is hosting a two-day open house at Industria Superstudio.

clock April 17, 2013Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Panel Judging the 2013 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize Expands

The fourteen new judges hail from Italy, France, Switzerland and the U.S. — all countries where there are Dorchester Collection hotels.

clock April 17, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Nike to Boost Schools Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

In the wake of Monday’s bomb attacks in Boston, the company postponed the press conference unveiling the initiative.

clock April 17, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Versace Eyeing Second Location in Milan

The space in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele is opposite a Louis Vuitton boutique, Prada’s first flagship and Prada’s new venue, expected to open soon.

clock April 17, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Saks Sets Details for ‘Unforgettable Evening’ Benefit

The annual event will take place May 2 at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills with Chelsea Handler as hostess.

clock April 17, 2013Marcy Medina

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