The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 4hRitu Upadhyay

Fashion

Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock 22hLisa Lockwood

Business

Paris Stands to Lose $1.5 Billion in Tourism This Year

Visits by Japanese tourists in the first six months of the year fell 46.2 percent, Russians by 35 percent and Italians by 27.7 percent.

clock 8hMiles Socha

In Focus

Zika Fears Causing Bug-Repellent Clothes to Sell Out

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is shifting funding to develop a vaccine for Zika.

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As some of the world’s most influential watch brands present their new collections today at Baselworld, the industry faces some serious issues.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Watches

Chanel Goes Chromatic With J12

New watch uses a titanium compound that gives it the light-reflecting qualities of steel but without the wear and tear usually associated with metallic watches.

clock March 24, 2011Joelle Diderich

Watches

Brands Move to Control Distribution

A trend toward company-owned stores gains momentum.

clock March 24, 2011Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich

Trends

Basel Preview: Plotting the Growth and Challenges of 2011

As the watch fair begins, one thing is clear: Uncertainty is the “new normal.”

clock March 24, 2011Joelle Diderich

Watches

Zenith Reaches for New Heights

President and ceo Jean-Frédéric Dufour has put the focus back on the heritage of the house.

clock March 24, 2011Joelle Diderich

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