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Meccaland

Beauty Features

Coachella for Cosmetics: Meccaland, Australia’s First Beauty Festival, Hits Melbourne

10,000 beauty junkies flocked to the glitter-filled, three-day shopping party.

clock April 16, 2018Tiffany Ap

A Uniqlo store in Ginza, Tokyo

Financial

Fast Retailing’s H1 Profit and Sales Grow, FY Estimates Raised

The company continues its charge toward becoming the world’s leading apparel retailer.

clock April 12, 2018Kelly Wetherille

J.W. Anderson x Uniqlo

Fashion Scoops

Jonathan Anderson Shows Second Uniqlo Collection in Tokyo

The spring season hits stores April 20.

clock April 10, 2018Kelly Wetherille

A Florentia Village outlet.

Retail

Florentia Village Investing $159 Million to Open Seventh China Outlet

Growing car ownership, household income and luxury brand awareness in China is underpinning the group’s growth, the outlet operator said.

clock April 4, 2018Tiffany Ap

A Uniqlo store in Ginza, Tokyo

Retail

March Sales Grow Among Retailers in Japan

Warm weather throughout the month and continued growth of tax-free sales contributed to the rise.

clock April 3, 2018Kelly Wetherille

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Business Features

Exclusive: Comme des Garçons to Launch New Brand Online

Comme des Garçons chief Adrian Joffe revealed the plans at the opening of the Dover Street Market in Beijing.

clock April 2, 2018Crystal Wilde

Isabelle Bscher, Jean Pigozzi, Nellee Hooper and Macy Hooper (front)

Parties

Galerie Gmurzynska, Jean Pigozzi Bring ‘Dog Series’ to Hong Kong

Isabelle Bscher hosted the dinner during Art Basel Hong Kong with Diana Picasso, Alexandre de Betak, and Silas Chou as guests.

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Rag & Bone Coffee

Retail

Rag & Bone Re-strategizes Japan Business

The brand has a new local partner and will focus on raising customer awareness.

clock April 2, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Porter magazine editors Tess Macleod-Smith (far left) and Sarah Bailey (far right) pose with Grace Lin and model Gaile Lok.

Parties

Fashion World Takes on Art Week in Hong Kong

Dior, Porter, Moda Operandi and many more took advantage of the high-flying crowd coming to town for Art Basel.

clock March 31, 2018Tiffany Ap

Miss Gee Collection's take on South Korea's Metoo movement

Designer and Luxury

The Sartorial Is Political at Seoul Fashion Week

#MeToo and South Korean reunification-inspired collections hit the runways, while Chinese visitors remained at an all-time low.

clock March 29, 2018Crystal Tai

Shanina Shaik and Alessandra Ambrosio speak at the amfAR Hong Kong gala.

Parties

AmfAR Hong Kong 2018: Kylie Minogue and Tove Lo Perform, Kaws Honored

Liam Hemsworth, models Shanina Shaik, Alessandra Ambrosio and more showed up in a night that raised nearly $3 million for the fight against HIV.

clock March 28, 2018Tiffany Ap

Lana Hopkins speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Retail

Mon Purse Founder: Personalization Equals Emotion

Australian entrepreneur Lana Hopkins, who applied the Build-a-Bear model to handbags, spoke at WWD’s Tokyo summit.

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Left to right: Designers Georgia Hardinge, Phoebe English, Roksanda Ilincic, British Fashion Council president Caroline Ruch, Eudon Choi and Serafina Sama celebrate British Fashion, Design & Creativity at Potato Head on March 23, 2018 in Hong Kong.

Business Features

Best of Britain on Display in Hong Kong for GREAT Festival

Roksanda Illincic, Roja Dove, Guy Salter, Caroline Rush and a host of design and innovation leaders spoke at the four-day event.

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Alexei Agratchev of RetailNext (left) and Vibhu Norby of B8ta (right).

Retail

Separate the Store From the Sale, B8ta Says

Why the retail store as a subscription service could be the next big thing.

clock March 27, 2018Tiffany Ap

Uri Minkoff speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Retail

Uri Minkoff: Build Your Product, and a Community

At WWD’s Tokyo summit, the ceo of Rebecca Minkoff argued for brands to take a clear stance on who they are and what they stand for.

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Justine Bateman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alysia ReinerChanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's Filmmaker luncheon, Odeon Restaurant, New York, USA - 20 Apr 2018

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Chanel, Jane Rosenthal Celebrate Female Filmmakers at TFF 2018

clock April 20, 2018Kristen Tauer

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