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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14:  A model walks the runway during the Mercedes-Benz Presents Dion Lee show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 18 Collections at the Sydney Opera House on May 14, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Fashion

New Names, Resort-Focus Energize Australian Fashion Week

The resort 2018 shows featured more than 80 brands from Australia, New Zealand and China.

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The scene at the Seoul Night Market.

Fashion

Seoul’s Night Markets Yield Unexpected Knockoffs

WWD visited the all-night commercial hub, and observed copies of high-fashion brands including Marques’ Almeida and Rochas.

– May 25, 2017

Wall Harajuku

Fashion

Harajuku Boutique for Emerging Designers Grows Its Influence

Wall, located on the ground floor of Laforet, has become a blue-chip stockist for emerging Tokyo designers.

– May 25, 2017

Victoria Dockside in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Business

First Look at Victoria Dockside, Hong Kong’s Hudson Yards

The $2.6 billion project from New World Development is a game-changing complex situated on the Kowloon waterfront.

– May 25, 2017

Wen Zhou

Fashion

3.1 Phillip Lim’s Wen Zhou Shares Her Career Path and Hard Work at Fashion Future Graduate Showcase

An undivided, unwavering commitment to fashion is integral for new hires from Zhou’s point of view.

– May 24, 2017

Amazon's Arun Sirdeshmukh says fashion is a focal point for the etail giant in India.

Business

In Battle for India’s E-tail Lead, Amazon Puts Fashion First

Amazon Fashion has signed more than 150 brands including Aéropostale, Emporio Armani, Armani Exchange, Versus by Versace, Calvin Klein, Levi’s, Furla, Replay and Fitflop.

– May 24, 2017

A rendering of the Dita flagship in Aoyama, Tokyo.

Fashion

Dita to Open Flagship in Japan

The Aoyama store will be the brand’s second international location.

– May 23, 2017

The United Arrows men's flagship in Harajuku.

Fashion

United Arrows to Close Harajuku Women’s Store, Renovate Men’s Building

The two stores will be combined under the name “United Arrows One,” marking the retailer’s 25th anniversary.

– May 23, 2017

Melania TrumpUS President Trump in Israel, Jerusalem - 22 May 2017US First Lady Melania Trump touches the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, 22 May 2017. President Trump and his contingent arrived for a 28-hour visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority areas on his first foreign trip since taking office in January.

Fashion

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Michael Kors, Manolo Blahnik for Trip to the Western Wall

The first lady has worn Kors on a few key occasions including for the start of a Palm Beach weekend with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and his wife Akie.

– May 22, 2017

SteveJ & YoniP x MAC Cosmetics Collaboration Fall 2017.

Beauty

MAC Beauty Meets K-Fashion

The Estée Lauder makeup brand partners with its first Korean designer label, Steve J & Yoni P.

– May 22, 2017

Estelle took over the Park Hyatt's 35th floor penthouse nightclub performing her new song "Woman's World" and her Grammy hit "American Boy".

Eye

Central Group Throws Lavish Party for Park Hyatt and Embassy Mall Opening

The night celebrated the opening of the Bangkok hotel and completion of the Chirathivat family’s flagship property.

– May 22, 2017

Half of Burberry's former flagship location will go to Pure.

Business

Hong Kong Landlords Chasing Ath-leisure and Wellness Brands

The trend is exhibited by the fact that yoga brand Pure is moving into half of Burberry’s space in Pacific Place mall.

– May 22, 2017

The Nude Trump store

Fashion

For Tokyo Vintage Store Nude Trump, It’s Business as Usual

The longtime Shibuya establishment says it has few similarities with the American president, aside from its name.

– May 19, 2017

Beauty

Dabur India Ltd. Acquires Two Beauty and Wellness Companies

The Indian consumer products giant shows no sign of slowing down.

– May 18, 2017

Beauty

Strife With China Seems Not to Dampen Tourist Demand for Korean Plastic Surgery

Despite a drop in Chinese visitors, South Korean plastic surgery is still popular among Chinese medical tourists.

– May 18, 2017