Kelly Wetherille

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.

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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.

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The Mame Kurogouchi RTW Fall 2018 show at the new Amazon Fashion studio in Tokyo

Ready To Wear

Tokyo Fashion Week Gets Mixed Reviews, but Produces Some Bright Stars

While organization and communication still need work, collections by younger, emerging designers showed promise.

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Yoshiaki Arai, Hiroyuki Kondo, and Susumu Sasaki speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Retail

Panel of Retail Executives on Nurturing Talent and a Lifestyle Approach

The panel was made up of Lumine’s chairman Yoshiaki Arai; Hiroyuki Kondo, president and ceo of Mash Holdings, and Susumu Sasaki, president and ceo of Jun Co.

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Albin Johansson speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Designer and Luxury

Axel Arigato Focuses on Customer Experience, Online and Off

The Swedish streetwear brand believes retail is alive and well — provided brands create energy for consumers.

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Jo Horgan speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Beauty Features

Jo Horgan on Turning Mecca Into Australia’s Largest Beauty Retailer

The company’s founder discussed what she called her five “Mecca maxims” for connecting with customers and growing a successful retailer.

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John Elliott speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Designer and Luxury

John Elliott on Building Brand Via Social Media

The designer discussed using Instagram and chat forums to link directly with his customers.

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Ulric Jerome speaking at WWD's inaugural Tokyo summit in partnership with Lumine.

Retail

Ulric Jerome on How Matchesfashion Aims to ‘Inspire’ Customers

The ceo described the company’s approach to physical-digital and digital-physical to create a retailer with a global reach.

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Digawel RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Digawel RTW Fall 2018

Easy, unisex pieces that mix and match well across different colors and textures.

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Wewill RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Wewill Men’s Fall 2018

Casual, comfortable basics in a variety of rich textures with a focus on outerwear.

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Model on the catwalk

Fashion Show Reviews

Soe RTW Fall 2018

The designers reinterpreted classic collegiate style for the modern market.

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Sise RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Sise Men’s Fall 2018

Classic shapes in a mix of cool and preppy.

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Mint Designs RTW Fall 2018

Mixed prints and colors were splashed across loose, easy-fitting dresses and separates.

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Mistergentleman RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Mistergentleman Men’s Fall 2018

After a two-year hiatus, the designers made a triumphant return to Tokyo’s runways.

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Hyke RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Hyke RTW Fall 2018

The outerwear-focused collection reimagined classic military styles in oversized silhouettes.

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