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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

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.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Johan Ku

Johan Ku RTW Spring 2017 Tokyo Fashion Week

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku Spring 2017 RTW

After a few seasons in which Ku focused primarily on his multilayered original textiles, this collection felt new and fresh.

clock October 19, 2016Kelly Wetherille

Johan Ku Gold Label RTW Fall 2016

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Johan Ku RTW Fall 2016

Johan Ku’s fall collection was inspired by visual images from the horror film “The Thing.”

clock March 18, 2016Kelly Wetherille

Johan Ku RTW Spring 2016 Tokyo

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku Gold Label RTW Spring 2016

Johan Ku was inspired by the elements of “pure platonic romance and cruel death” in the film adaptation of “Death in Venice.”

clock October 19, 2015Amanda Kaiser

Johan Ku Gold Label RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku Gold Label RTW Fall 2015

Johan Ku's collection featured sculptural knitwear and embroidered garments made of tiny bits of fabric.

clock March 20, 2015Amanda Kaiser

Johan Ku Gold Label RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku Gold Label RTW Spring 2015

Ku worked the dark side of the floral motif to a lovely, sophisticated effect.

clock October 15, 2014Kelly Wetherille

Johan Ku RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku RTW Fall 2014

The London-based designer said the fantasy film “Pan’s Labyrinth” inspired him for fall.

clock March 21, 2014WWD Staff

Johan Ku RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku RTW Spring 2014

The 2000 Lars von Trier movie “Dancer in the Dark” and its lead character Selma, as played by Bjork, inspired the designer this season.

clock October 18, 2013WWD Staff

Johan Ku RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku RTW Fall 2013

The designer showed a dark collection of modern, edgy styles.

clock March 21, 2013WWD Staff

Johan Ku RTW Fall 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku RTW Fall 2012

The London-based designer took inspiration for his fall collection from the French film Trois Couleurs: Bleu.

clock March 23, 2012WWD Staff

Johan Ku RTW Spring 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Johan Ku RTW Spring 2012

The designer is well known for his textured knitwear and he demonstrated that again this season with amped up showmanship.

clock October 19, 2011WWD Staff

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clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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