News

Beams Beyond Tokyo.

Eye

Japanese Brand Beams Marks 40th Anniversary With Book

Rizzoli has published a book on Beams that highlights its many collaborations and includes contributions from Sofia Coppola, Nigo and others.

– 4h

Shoppers browse the Prada and Ferragamo outlets.

Business

Influx of Outlet Shopping Hits Hong Kong

After nearly two years of falling retail sales, outlets are springing up — including the city’s first luxury discount shopping complex.

– 10h

Business

HBC Believed to Have Chinese Partner in Deal for Macy’s

Richard Baker appears to be moving closer to a Macy’s acquisition.

– February 17, 2017

The Bosideng London Store was located on 28 South Molton Street.

Business

Chinese Label Bosideng Closes London Flagship

It blamed Brexit for unfavorable economic operating conditions.

– February 17, 2017

Business

Dhaka Summit to Address Bangladesh’s Safety Progress, Workers’ Rights

Sustainability to take center stage at the Apparel Summit in Bangladesh, but can the global protests on labor issues be ignored?

– February 17, 2017

Campaign images for Tilda Swinton x Gentle Monster shot by Erik Madigan Heck

Accessories

Tilda Swinton, Gentle Monster Team on Sunglass Collection

Three styles will go on sale March 1.

– February 17, 2017

Fashion

Frankie Morello Plots China Expansion

The Italian fashion brand said is confident that its pricing strategy is the key to its success in a market that is currently challenging for luxury brands.

– February 17, 2017

wechat valentine's day cartier

Accessories

Cartier Makes Major Retail Push on WeChat

While many a fashion and luxury brand is experimenting with activities on WeChat, Cartier has fully embraced the channel, launching a full-fledged permanent shop on the platform in May of last year.

– February 16, 2017

A Mitsui necklace

Accessories

Spanish Jewelry Brand Misui Launches in Japan

The Barcelona-based company is making its first international foray.

– February 16, 2017

Presley Gerber stars in the G2000 campaign.

Fashion

Presley Gerber, Son of Cindy Crawford, Stars in G2000 Campaign

Sister Kaia isn’t the only up-and-coming star in the family.

– February 16, 2017

Ted Baker Spring 2017 ad campaign

Business

Ted Baker Reopens in Tokyo

The British lifestyle brand looks to boost its presence in Japan with a new flagship and two new shop-in-shops.

– February 15, 2017

A sketch from the Carolina Herrera x Hanbok collaboration.

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Creates Three Customized Hanboks for New York and Seoul Installations

Herrera has created three looks, each made at the New York designers’s Seventh Avenue atelier.

– February 14, 2017

A man walks past an advertising billboard in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong.

Business

Hong Kong Retail Tenants Are Getting Serious Discounts on Rent

Landlords are giving into cuts that halve the rent in a struggling market.

– February 14, 2017

A Uniqlo store in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Business

Uniqlo to Enter Spain this Autumn

The Japanese fast-fashion retailer will open its first Spanish store in Barcelona.

– February 14, 2017

Business

Japan’s Rakuten Full-Year Net Profit Falls 14.5%

The e-commerce giant said it suffered on higher expenses due to aggressive sales activities and the absense of unrealized gains on stocks in the previous year.

– February 13, 2017