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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 7hAmanda 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 14hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

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

clock 21hNyima Pratten

MAGIC, Project Adjust Floor Plans and Show Features

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Overview

Visitors to the MAGIC men’s show in Las Vegas next week are in for some important changes.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

A Members Only leather jacket from the fall ‘12 line.

Mergers and Acquisitions

JR Apparel World Acquires Members Only Brand

The firm’s ceo, Jaggi Singh, is also the owner of NML International, which holds the ABS by Allen Schwartz and Vigoss outerwear licenses.

clock February 8, 2012David Lipke

Pirelli PZero's flagship store in Milan.

Designer and Luxury

Pirelli Revamps Design, Plans Retail Expansion

The fashion label has started a repositioning that involves multiple facets of the company.

clock February 8, 2012Alessandra Turra

Steven Cox and Daniel Silver of Duckie Brown

Fashion Features

Perry Ellis Taps Duckie Brown for Designer Collection

Line will be shown on the runway during New York Fashion Week in September.

clock February 8, 2012David Lipke

A view of The Plaza Hotel.

Designer and Luxury

Angelo Galasso Takes Space at Plaza’s Edwardian Room

The high-end men’s designer, who operates stores in Milan, London and Moscow, has inked a deal to open a 4,720-square-foot store in The Plaza hotel.

clock February 8, 2012Jean E. Palmieri and Alessandra Turra

EA7 Hi-performance ski jacket & pant by Giorgio Armani in white.

Textiles

ISPO Brands Blend Performance Technology With Style

Fashion fused with new technology and sustainability emerged as key themes at the international sports business show.

clock February 8, 2012Norma Quinto

Newt Gingrich

Government and Trade

On the Campaign Trail: February Fight Songs

As the up-in-the-air Republican primary battle moves on, economic issues and political ideologies have dominated the candidates’ talking points.

clock February 8, 2012Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

A view of Project Wooster at last season’s show.

Retail

Changes on Deck at MAGIC, Project Men’s Shows

The largest apparel trade show in the U.S. is evolving to create a more seamless experience between its multiple shows.

clock February 8, 2012David Lipke

“The boys look like illegitimate children of Glenn 
Danzig and Andrew Eldritch.” — Alexandre Plokhov

Fashion Features

Men’s Inspirations: The Final Lap

As we approach the last bend before the start of the men’s shows, we get a peek at how this season’s collections started.

clock February 9, 2012Luis Campuzano

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 16hKristi Ellis

Social Studies