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Business

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 5hAmanda 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 12hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

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

clock 19hNyima Pratten

Rocawear Revamps, Jay-Z Ready to Hit the Airwaves

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Overview

Cutbacks at men’s licensee as international markets, new categories boost biz.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Michael Bastian in his new showroom.

Retail

Michael Bastian to Launch Suits, Shirts With Barneys

The designer’s new range of classification suits, blazers, dress shirts and neckwear is an exclusive at the New York retailer.

clock February 1, 2012David Lipke

Yigal Azrouël Men's RTW Fall 2012

Fashion Features

Yigal Azrouël Men’s Fall 2012

The collection veers to a casual and relaxed feeling, while retaining the designer’s signature aesthetic.

clock February 1, 2012WWD Staff

Jonathan Adler

Textiles

Jonathan Adler Inks Neckwear License With Randa

There will be six collections a year, with core styles continuing for multiple collections.

clock February 1, 2012David Lipke

Looks from the collection.

Sportswear

Cremieux Opens U.S. Showroom

The brand is ready to start showcasing the company’s Cremieux 38 premium-priced label to American retailers.

clock February 1, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Varsity jacket by Guns Germs $teal.

Textiles

MAGIC Moments: Ones to Watch

New and noteworthy additions to the upcoming Las Vegas show include Guns Germs $teal, Staple Design and Navali.

clock February 1, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

RETURN OF THE POWER SUIT: Versace Men's RTW Fall 2012

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Euro Stars

A roundup of key trends from the recent Milan and Paris runway shows, from quilted effects to the return of the power suit.

clock February 2, 2012Alex Badia

Want Les Essentiels de la Vie

Sportswear

Project Las Vegas: Brand Preview

A quintet of standout names at the tradeshow, which will run from Feb. 13 to 15.

clock February 2, 2012WWD Staff

Nüco’s shearling vest, Edun’s wool coat, Hyden Yoo’s cotton trenchcoat and VGB’s cotton shirt. Flud sunglasses; Original Penguin tie.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Vegas Army

A sophisticated, chic military sensibility is the overriding trend for the upcoming fall Las Vegas shows.

clock February 2, 2012Alex Badia

Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter will front a new spring television campaign for Rocawear.

Ready To Wear

Rocawear Revamps, Jay-Z Ready to Hit the Airwaves

It’s been a rocky winter, but the urbanwear giant is adjusting to the new realities of retail.

clock February 2, 2012David Lipke

Richard Chai

Footwear

Filson Names Richard Chai Creative Director

The designer will showcase looks from his first capsule collection for the label during his New York Fashion Week runway show.

clock February 2, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Essentialist

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 14hKristi Ellis

Social Studies