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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.

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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.

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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

A Golden Era for Eyewear

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Thanks to a heavy celebrity showing and the lure of limited edition luxury, gold-lensed sunglasses are shining brightly.SEE LIST ATLEFT FOR ALL OF THISISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Estime boutique in Paris.

Leather Goods

Estime’s ‘Gentleman Tech’

It’s all in the bag for budding media and fashion group MenInvest and its high-end accessories label for guys, Estime.

clock July 19, 2010Emilie Marsh

Dries Van Noten

Handbags

Men’s Bags: Function Meets Fashion

Designers are taking men’s backpacks and satchels and turning them into chic accessories.

clock July 19, 2010Emilie Marsh

Holly Futon’s creation for Smythson.

Leather Goods

Smythson’s Paper Trail

London stationer teams with Holly Fulton

clock July 19, 2010Samantha Conti

Ray-Ban gold aviators.

Eyewear

A Golden Era for Eyewear

Thanks to a heavy celebrity showing and the lure of limited edition luxury, gold-lensed sunglasses are shining brightly.

clock July 19, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

A ring from TomTom.

Jewelry

In the Mix: Inspired New Jewelry Lines

Designers are drawing new inspiration from sources like weaponry, ornamental trimmings, and architecture.

clock July 19, 2010WWD Staff

From top: Reinhard Plank’s straw hat; Tumi’s calf hair duffel; bag from Olivia Harris by Joy Gryson; Sama Eyewear’s sunglasses (right); David Yurman aviators, and Ghurka’s leather trunk.

Accessory Trends

2011 Resort Accessories Trend: Away We Go

Accessories are going on an adventure with antique finishes and vintage shapes that have a well-traveled look.

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Counterclockwise from top: KATHY VAN ZEELAND bag; OAKLEY sunglasses; SUPER sunglasses; CHAN LUUnecklace; DEEPA GURNANI’S viscose scarf; JESSICA SIMPSON’s PVC bag; JOHNNY FARAH belt; ETIENNE AIGNER bag; PERSOL EYEWEAR sunglasses and MATT & NAT’s tote.

Accessory Trends

2011 Resort Accessories Trend: Zanzibar

Into the wild accessories go, with animal prints and colorful tribal touches perfect for an exotic island.

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Clockwise from top: ACCESSORY NETWORK cloche; DIANE VON FURSTENBERG sunglasses; DKNY’s nylon and leather bag; FELIX REY’s mesh clutch; GUCCI sunglasses; FALIERO SARTI’S Modal scarf; JUDITH LEIBER sunglasses, and SONDRA ROBERTS clutch.

Accessory Trends

2011 Resort Accessories Trend: Deauville

Inspired by Coco Chanel’s love affair with France’s coast, polka dots, stripes and pearls take accessories back to the heyday of that romance.

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Clockwise from top: DAVID AUBREY cuffs; VERA scarf; CHRISTIAN ROTH sunglasses; CARLOS FALCHI’s python clutch; sterling silver earrings from LAVISH BY TRICIA MILANEZE; NANETTE LEPORE’s metal and lambskin clutch, and VERSACE’s plastic sunglasses.

Accessory Trends

2011 Resort Accessories Trend: Saint-Tropez

On the Côte d’Azur, candy colors and all manner of gold look just as at home as 50-foot yachts and beautifully tanned skin.

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