DVF's new logo and ad campaign.


WWD Law Review: Issues Involving Firms From Alibaba to DVF

Intellectual property rights and counterfeits were in focus among the legal crowd over the last week, as everyone from eBay and Alibaba to DVF made moves involving the issues.

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Porter Classic vintage patchwork jackets


Porter Classic Shows Off Indigo Cool at Paris Men’s Week

The brand is taking its (literally) groovy merchandise outside Asia for the first time.

– 4h


Alibaba Sponsors Olympics, Will Provide Official E-Commerce Platform

Alibaba will provide cloud computing services, an Olympics channel destined for China and an e-commerce platform for Olympic-licensed merchandise and sports products.

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Shang Xia Prepares to Launch Store on Alibaba’s Tmall

The Hermes-backed Chinese lifestyle brand is gearing up to launch a store on Tmall in March, the latest sign that the luxury goods industry’s contentious relationship with Alibaba is starting to improve.

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A fall-winter 2017 look from Phenotypsetter


Hong Kong Fashion Week Chatter Focuses on Currency, Brexit

The fall-winter edition of the show saw around 1,500 exhibitors- up from the roughly 1,200 that turned up for the previous edition in July.

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Delvaux artistic director Christina Zeller.


Delvaux’s Zeller on Melania Trump: ‘We Will Not Run After the First Lady’

The creative director of the Belgian luxury label answers the hot button question ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration.

– January 18, 2017

beauty products asia luxury


Puig Inks Joint Venture With Luxasia

The deal with the ominchannel beauty seller will broaden the Spanish company’s reach in Southeast Asia.

– January 17, 2017

Singapore success story Charles & Keith


Meet Charles & Keith: The Singaporean Brand Going Global as “Zara of Shoes”

Already present in South Africa, Cambodia, Oman and Panama, the brand is gearing up to enter Russia.

– January 16, 2017

A rendering of what the Dubai club will look like.


L Catterton to Expand Nightclubs to Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Taipei

Cé La Vi clubs grow from the three locations it has now.

– January 16, 2017

A Shiseido outpost at Bloomingdale's.


Shiseido Names President of China Operations

Kentaro Fujiwara was appointed to the role overseeing the foreign market the company believes has the most growth potential.

– January 16, 2017

Louis Vuitton wallet Emilie


Alibaba Forms Anticounterfeiting Alliance With Louis Vuitton, Swarovski and Others

Alibaba, which has been criticized for the prevalence of fake products on its platforms, said the new group will “foster industry collaboration and promote the use of big data and technology in the global fight against counterfeits.”

– January 16, 2017

Garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh


Bangladesh Apparel Industry Struggles to Cope With Terrorism Warning

Following a U.S. State Department warning of a threat to apparel buyers, Bangladeshi firms are seeking ways to continue to do business.

– January 13, 2017

Hong Kong retail is in a consolidation mode.


Nomura: Hong Kong to Become Renter’s Market in 2017

Retailers who renegotiated their leases got at least a 20 percent rent reduction for stores in tourist areas, the report said.

– January 13, 2017

A Robert Mapplethorpe photo of an orchid from 1988


Chanel Hosts Tokyo Show of Peter Marino’s Mapplethorpe Photos

Meanwhile, Bottega Veneta is sponsoring a sequence of exhibitions at The Shanghai Centre of Photography.

– January 13, 2017

Versace Hong Kong


Versace Opens Flagship in Hong Kong

The Italian fashion house has opened a flagship at the Shanghai Commercial Bank Tower, in Hong Kong Central, which carries the brand’s ready-to-wear and accessories collections for men and women.

– January 12, 2017