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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 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

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

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Overview

Despite the patchy economic environment, a feel-good energy pulsed through the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade fair, reflecting an optimistic outlook from vendors for 2013. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Alexander McQueen Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Alexander McQueen Men’s RTW Fall 2013

This dramatic collection may have been rich with references to British heritage weaves and fabrics, but it was forward-looking and utterly fresh.

clock January 8, 2013WWD Staff

A sketch from Brendan Mullane's first men's collection.

Designer and Luxury

Brioni’s Brendan Mullane Looked to Past for Future Direction

Now owned by PPR, brand preps for first collection under men’s creative director Brendan Mullane.

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Textiles

Isaia to Offer New Collection

Luxury men’s brand said it will introduce Eidos, a younger-skewed and lower-priced tailored clothing and furnishings collection, for fall 2013.

clock January 9, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The Joseph Abboud Red Label line is an outgrowth of the brand's runway looks, seen here.

Designer and Luxury

Joseph Abboud Goes Upscale With Red Label Launch

The line, manufactured in partnership with Italy’s Cipriani SpA, made its debut at Pitti Uomo in Florence this week.

clock January 9, 2013David Lipke

G-Star Raw

Sportswear

This and That From Pitti Uomo

Highlights from the men’s exhibitions in Florence.

clock January 10, 2013WWD Staff

Brunello Cucinelli

Retail

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

Heritage patterns in suits, technical outerwear and creative knitwear seen as key opportunities for fall.

clock January 9, 2013Katya Foreman and Alessandra Turra and Gordon Sorlini

The cover of Lapo Elkann's book, "Le regole del mio stile."

Designer and Luxury

Lapo Elkann Mulling IPO for Italia Independent

Founder is is hoping to develop the brand globally and is considering either a public offering or selling a stake to a “foreign group or individual.”

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Tommy Hilfiger with models sporting the fall collection.

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger Unveils Revamped Tailored Collection in London

Formerly under license with Holy Fashion Group but now in-house, Tailored features day, evening, work and weekend wear.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

Agi & Sam for MAN Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Features

London Men’s Shows Finding Their Footing

The city’s second edition of London Collections: Men sparked some controversy, due to its timing, but also created fans.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

Alber Elbaz

People

Alber Elbaz Honored at YMA Dinner

You could have heard a pin drop when the Lanvin artistic director accepted his award at the YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner.

clock January 10, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

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