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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

Neutral Zone

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Overview

Designers are looking to a lighter palette for their latest frames, with beiges, creams and cosmetic shades leading the way.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Michael Nelson’s beaded sunglasses with Selima Optique.

Eyewear

In the Mix: Michael Nelson Eyes First Collaboration

The New York-based fair-trade designer has teamed with Selima Optique on a collection of handmade Italian sunglasses.

clock July 28, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Hearts on Fire's Beloved Soli ring.

Jewelry

Chow Tai Fook Plots Expansion for Hearts on Fire

The Chinese giant bought the Boston-based diamond specialist for $150 million last month.

clock July 28, 2014Kate Whitehead

A Bao Bao Issey Miyake tote.

Handbags

In the Mix: Bao Bao Issey Miyake

Bao Bao Issey Miyake is among the many innovative brands to come out of one of Japan’s most well-known fashion houses.

clock July 28, 2014Kelly Wetherille

Bulgari’s gold and diamond bracelet.

Jewelry

In the Mix: Stats & Facts

Gold consumption in China rose 32 percent to a record 1,065.8 metric tons last year.

clock July 28, 2014WWD Staff

Pastiche earrings.

Retail

Neiman Marcus Links With Jewelry Designer Maria Canale

The designer is hosting “luxe” dinners at Neiman’s stores and breaking bread with top customers.

clock July 28, 2014David Moin

Oliver Goldsmith

Eyewear

Vision Quest: Eyewear Focuses on the Future

Sunglasses have joined the ranks of must-have accessories, and makers are capitalizing on demand by offering more styles, brands and features than ever.

clock July 28, 2014Lauren McCarthy and Alessandra Turra

Burberry’s metal, acetate and leather sunglasses in a chalky taupe, worn with Pamela Love’s onyx and 14-karat rose-gold plated earrings and Nonoo’s cotton shirt.

Eyewear

Eyewear Trend: Neutral Zone

This season’s sunglasses look fresh in muted shades of beige, taupe and blush.

clock July 28, 2014Roxanne Robinson

A "look-alike" bag styled like Prada.

Handbags

The Changing Chinese Aesthetic

A new, subtler form of imitation products is emerging from the country’s factories.

clock July 28, 2014Casey Hall

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Jewelry

Hong Kong: Indie City

The jewelry-obsessed island is spawning a slew of independent jewelers.

clock July 28, 2014Bambina Wise

Essentialist

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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