Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.
The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.
December 8, 2016
• Nyima Pratten
Long on Charm – Proenza Schouler, Monique Lhuillier, Betsey Johnson and DKNY
Whether they riffed on the Sixties, the Forties or chose to play masculine against feminine, designers handled these themes with assurance as the New York collections continued. The result: plenty of great-looking clothes.
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