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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.

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

Inside Fashion Rocks

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Overview

A behind-the-scenes look at the performers, the production and the marketing of a multiplatform machine celebrating the fusion of music and fashion.

From This Issue

Charlotte Ronson’s silk minidress.

People

Soul Searcher

Duffy’s retro-pop sound matches her taste for vintage fashion.

clock September 4, 2008Nina Jones

Rihanna

People

Rihanna: Unstoppable

Rihanna moves forward on the stage and red carpet.

clock September 4, 2008Vanessa Lawrence

Beyoncé

People

Beyonce: High Style

Beyoncé’s look continues to evolve.

clock September 4, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Neumos

Lifestyle

Seattle: Rocking On

Neumos provides a haven for Seattle’s rock ’n’ roll lovers.

clock September 4, 2008Enid Portuguez

Joss Stone at last year’s Austin City Limits festival.

Lifestyle

Austin City Limits: Lone Star Lineup

The Austin City Limits Music Festival serves up Texas-size rock.

clock September 4, 2008Holly Haber

Rechenzentrum

Lifestyle

Berlin: Far Out

Berlin’s newest club goes back to the city’s roots.

clock September 4, 2008Elena Rohrmoser

The Sense of Wonder stage.

Lifestyle

Tokyo: Stimulate Your Senses

A Japanese culture festival fuses music and performance art.

clock September 4, 2008Koji Hirano

Local act Wang Hao is among the bands performing at China Now.

Lifestyle

Shanghai: Come Together

The China Now festival aims to integrate Chinese pop music with the world.

clock September 4, 2008Lisa Movius

Chacha Club

Lifestyle

Paris: Fashion Forum

Paris’ Chacha Club is a destination for France’s most fashionable.

clock September 4, 2008WWD Staff

Civet

People

Civet: Fashion Foursome

An all-girl punk quartet looks to bring sexy into the genre.

clock September 4, 2008WWD Staff

Kittin Play

People

Kittin Play

Miss Kittin makes a push for the world stage.

clock September 4, 2008Ellen Groves

Lia Ices

People

Lia Ices: Ice, Ice, Baby

Lia Ices explores the pop-rock fringe on her debut album, “Necima.”

clock September 4, 2008Nick Axelrod

The Love Willows

People

The Love Willows: Perfect Pairing

Music brings The Love Willows together.

clock September 4, 2008Tara Bonet-Black

Hyper Crush

People

Hyper Crush: Back to the Future

Hyper Crush’s fashion and music celebrate Eighties excess.

clock September 4, 2008Khanh T.L. Tran

Keri Hilson

People

Keri Hilson: Into the Spotlight

Keri Hilson steps out of the shadows with her first album.

clock September 4, 2008Nadine Cheung

Sa Dingding

People

Sa Dingding: Eastern Influence

A Chinese pop princess brings her unique style to the West.

clock September 4, 2008Katya Foreman

Fein

People

Headlights: Fein Tuning

Headlights’ front woman scours the country for vintage pieces while on tour.

clock September 4, 2008Carlye Wisel

Mary Anne Hobbs

People

Sound Advice

BBC Radio DJ Mary Anne Hobbs speaks onthe next wave of electronic music.

clock September 4, 2008Miles Socha

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

People

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy: Diplomatic Immunity

Mixing music and politics.

clock September 4, 2008Chantal Goupil

A sketch of Cher’s finale costume.

Fashion Features

Cher: Back in the Spotlight

At 62, Cher is still going strong, now in a Las Vegas show complete with 17 new costumes.

clock September 4, 2008Bobbie Katz

Amy Winehouse

Hair

Hair to Rock

Musicians make a statement with wild manes, retro manes or no manes at all.

clock September 4, 2008Sarah Haight

Demi Lovato

People

Teen Singers to Watch

A new crop of teen starlets is following in the footsteps of Hilary Duff and Miley Cyrus aiming to use their tween appeal to boost them into mainstream stardom.

clock September 4, 2008Khanh T.L. Tran

Media

Fashion Rocks: Fast Facts

The fifth anniversary presentation of Fashion Rocks.

clock September 4, 2008WWD Staff

Justin Timberlake.

Marketing and Promotion

Justin Timberlake: Good Fit

For music and fashion icon Justin Timberlake,his own line was the next big step.

clock September 4, 2008Julee Kaplan

Mariah Carey

Human Resources

Mariah Carey: Top Note

Mariah Carey reigns as the best-selling female recording artist of all time.

clock September 5, 2008Jessica Iredale

Fergie

People

Fergie’s Full Plate

The star of the Black-Eyed Peas will appear in the movie “Nine” with Nicole Kidman and Daniel Day-Lewis.

clock September 5, 2008Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Solange Knowles

People

Solange Knowles: Stepping Out

Solange Knowles looks to fashion to help separate her from the pack.

clock September 4, 2008Kavita Daswani

Timbaland

People

Timbaland: Versatile Style

Timbaland is at home wherever he hangs his many hats.

clock September 4, 2008Lara Ewen

Denis Leary

Media

Denis Leary: Sharp, Dressed Man

Denis Leary brings his biting comedy style to the Fashion Rocks stage.

clock September 4, 2008Lara Ewen

The Pussycat Dolls prepare for their second album and a world tour.

People

Pussycat Dolls: Dolled Up

The Pussycat Dolls prepare for their second album and a world tour.

clock September 5, 2008Nadine Cheung

Urban Cowboy, chic style behind a country facade.

People

Keith Urban: Urban Cowboy

Chic style behind a country facade.

clock September 4, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

People

Behind the Scenes of Fashion Rocks

Last-minute changes, secrets and stars like Beyonc? are required accessories.

clock September 6, 2008Jenny Sundel

Chris Brown’s look has evolved over time.

People

Chris Brown: Writing in Ink

Chris Brown’s look has evolved over time.

clock September 4, 2008Michelle Edgar

The diminutive rapper is big on style.

People

Big Style, Lil Wayne

The diminutive rapper is big on style.

clock September 4, 2008Nick Axelrod

Chris Cornell

People

Chris Cornell: Scruff Daddy

Rocker Chris Cornell tries out a new sound.

clock September 4, 2008Nadine Cheung

Joe Rockwell

Fashion Features

The Collector: King of the Rock and Roll T-Shirt

It’s so not punk to pay $500 for a Sex Pistols shirt. So they buy it and you go, “poseur.”

clock September 6, 2008WWD Staff

Kid Rock

People

Kid Rock: Driving South

Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd team up.

clock September 4, 2008Tara Bonet-Black

OneRepublic

People

OneRepublic: Studying Up

OneRepublic comes to realize the importance of paying attention to style.

clock September 4, 2008Michelle Edgar

Richard Beckman

Marketing and Promotion

Fashion Rocks: Big Ideas

The man who turned a marketing idea into a music, fashion and media extravaganza.

clock September 4, 2008Amy Wicks

Fashion Rocks magazine has grown over the years, featuring some of the most famous faces in music.

Fashion Features

The Write Stuff

Jonathan Van Meter makes a cross-title fashion statement.

clock September 4, 2008Stephanie D. Smith

Usher shot by Norman Jean Roy in Fashion Rocks 2008.

People

The Visual Arts: Norman Jean Roy

The fashion photographer on what makes a great picture.

clock September 4, 2008Irin Carmon

Essentialist

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