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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Menswear: Mr. Handsome

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Overview

With his breakout role in Rabbit Hole, Aaron Eckhart says he's done playing villains. Then again, "I never think the bad guys I play are bad."SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Polo Ralph Lauren’s leather jacket, J. Crew’s cotton shirt  and J Brand’s cotton pants. Ralph Lauren belt; Pantherella socks; Clarks Originals shoes.

Lifestyle

Eckhart and Soul

Rabbit Hole star Aaron Eckhart seeks the humanity in every role he plays.

clock January 17, 2011Vanessa Lawrence

Brunello Cucinelli

Retail

Brunello’s Version

In a weak economy, Brunello Cucinelli’s sales have soared. But fashion’s philosopher king won’t let that distract him from what’s really important.

clock January 17, 2011WWD Staff

Bono in Rock & Republic.

Fashion Features

Denim Report: When the Stars Go Blue

Jeans makers vie for the A-list to burnish their brands with consumers. But cultivating celebrities calls for a certain finesse.

clock January 17, 2011David Lipke

Christian Dior, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta and Salvatore Ferragamo ipad cases

Fashion Features

Editor’s Picks

Designers redefine dressy with off-white shirting, vintage-inspired watches, elegant iPad cases and fresh fragrances suitable for black tie.

clock January 17, 2011Alex Badia

Men’s stores rush to get in on the mobile action.

Lifestyle

M-Commerce Gets Ready for Takeoff As Men Go Mobile

Men’s stores rush to get in on the mobile action.

clock January 17, 2011Cate T. Corcoran and Jean E. Palmieri

Larry Leight, founder of Oliver Peoples.

Designer and Luxury

Q&A: Oliver Peoples

Larry Leight turns his creative focus to retro chic and the resurgence of intellectual style.

clock January 17, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

The duvet.

Designer and Luxury

Paul Smith’s Change of Tune

Sir Paul gives himself “a kick up the backside.”

clock January 17, 2011Samantha Conti

Riccardo Tisci

Designer and Luxury

Packing Heat: Riccardo Tisci

The Givenchy designer has some secret weapons: an eye for attitude, a street-meets-couture aesthetic and a freshly discovered passion for men’s wear.

clock January 17, 2011Miles Socha

Band Of Outsiders’ leather jacket, Orlebar Brown’s cotton polo shirt and Dsquared’s nylon trunks. Carrera sunglasses; Tod’s bracelets; TechnoMarine watch.

Fashion Features

Sea Change

Designers have raised the luxury quotient of activewear, as pieces suitable for waterskiing or scuba diving made a splash on spring runways.

clock January 17, 2011Alex Badia

The Jeté Set

Fashion Features

The Jeté Set

Luxe suit makers do a delicate dance for 2011, juxtaposing gentlemanly fabrics with a fashion-forward silhouette.

clock January 17, 2011Alex Badia

Retail

Talking Points: Oxford’s Strong Suit

Runway designers may grab the attention, but not always the profits.

clock January 17, 2011Arnold J. Karr

The Prada Made in Peru sweaters retail from $595 to $760.

Designer and Luxury

Talking Points: Prada Goes Globe-Trotting

The Milanese luxury house usually synonymous with the best of Italian craftsmanship is offering a selection of items sourced from other countries for spring.

clock January 17, 2011David Lipke

1LDK

Retail

Global Markets: Big in Japan

Here’s what it really means to be big in Japan. Space may be tight, but these stores are taking Tokyo with their singular points of view.

clock January 17, 2011Amanda Kaiser

Beatrice Trussardi

Designer and Luxury

By Design: Trussardi at 100

The Italian luxury brand aims for heritage with an edge.

clock January 17, 2011Christine Lee

Giorgio Armani

Designer and Luxury

Tale of the Tape: Giorgio Armani vs. Tom Ford

As awards season approaches, we measure up this bare-knuckle competition.

clock January 17, 2011David Lipke

The Hermès iPad station in classic Evergrain calfskin.

Fashion Features

On the Grid

Smarten your wardrobe and stimulate your mind with these highlights of commerce and culture.

clock January 17, 2011David Lipke

The Webster, Miami Beach

Retail

Retail Space: Five Standouts

Men’s stores are like brands. The best of them excel while maintaining a clearly defined identity, as evidenced by these five standouts.

clock January 17, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

European mills are giving their heritage fabrics a fresh spin for fall 2012, playing with new finishes, blends and unexpected weights as consumers put a premium on innovation as well as tradition.

Textiles

Threads: A Touch of Classic

Rugged suiting fabrics are set for a comeback.

clock January 17, 2011Emilie Marsh

Designer and Luxury

Talking Points

Insiders, up-and-comers, trends, and hotshots.

clock January 17, 2011WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies