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
W2W: What to Watch – Surf’s Up, Again
For spring, designers in Paris, New York and Milan are telling us what we already know: surf style is young, sexy and forever cool. Nicolas Ghesquière had his Neoprene, Miuccia Prada her hibiscus, and surfboards rode down the Chanel runway. While...
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@rebeccaminkoff is bringing self-checkout to high fashion: The brand has partnered with @queuehop to bring its customers self-checkout options, beginning this holiday season at its SoHo store. (📷: @aurorarosephoto)