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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

No Longer a Little Lam: Tod’s to Name Designer As Its Creative Director

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Overview

Derek Lam and Tod's are taking their partnership to a new level. The Italian leather goods house has named the New York designer as its creative director.

From This Issue

A look from J. Crew.

Fashion Features

Hits for the Holidays

Women’s apparel this fall has been all about knits, dresses, and to spice it up, knit dresses. Those trends continue into holiday.

clock November 30, 2006Whitney Beckett

AmericasMart in Atlanta.

Fashion Features

Dallas and Atlanta Marts Conflict on Show Dates

Two of the apparel industry’s biggest regional market centers, Dallas and Atlanta, are colliding over trade show schedules.

clock November 30, 2006Georgia Lee

The Polo Ralph Lauren website.

Technology

In Their Sites

The power of a fashion brand can easily be seen on the runway, but can that same power be captured online?

clock November 30, 2006Cecily Hall

The new Lee flagship in Berlin.

Fashion Features

Berlin’s Denim District

For a short street, Neue Schonhauser Strasse in Berlin has a lot of denim labels.

clock November 30, 2006Damien McGuinness

True Religion's new store on Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Fashion Features

True Religion Opens Doors

True Religion is charging into the holiday season with ribbon cuttings at retail locations in two trendy shopping districts: Los Angeles’ Robertson Boulevard and New York’s SoHo.

clock November 30, 2006Emili Vesilind

Sixty's first Super Mega Store at the Ala Moana shopping center in Hawaii.

Fashion Features

Sixty Steps Up U.S. Retail

The denim and sportswear company Sixty has hit the accelerator on its retail strategy, launching three stores in the Southwest.

clock November 30, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

In Brief: Hilfiger Wins GQ Award… Quiksilver in Mexico… Manic Mondays

Tommy Hilfiger was honored Monday night as Designer of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in Madrid.

clock November 30, 2006WWD Staff

A Chico's store.

Retail

Tiffany, Key Retailers Gain Holiday Momentum

With the bulk of the holiday shopping season ahead, retailers have reason for some optimism.

clock November 30, 2006Vicki M. Young and Jeanine Poggi

Financial

Fed Reports Increase in Consumer Spending

Stores across much of the country have a glimmer of hope for a December holiday surge after the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report, released Wednesday, showed an overall increase in consumer spending in October and early November.

clock November 30, 2006Evan Clark

Stephen Burlingham

People

Heir Apparent

On a crisp fall day, Stephen Burlingham wanders casually through the Metropolitan Museum’s sunlit American Wing.

clock November 30, 2006Emily Holt

A rendering of The Reindeer.

People

Holiday Inn

British fashion designer-cum-restaurateur Pablo Flack knows there’s nothing like a seasonal trend to get the fashion set’s blood pumping, so he’s out to serve them a holiday sensation.

clock November 30, 2006Samantha Conti

People

Eye Scoop: Holiday Cheer

Just the thought of decorating their own homes for the holidays, or finding the right decorator to do it for them, is enough to exhaust many of Park Avenue’s poshest ladies.

clock November 30, 2006WWD Staff

The George V ice bar.

People

On the Rocks

Talk about breaking the ice. If the creators of the George V’s new bar made of the stuff have their way, the frozen environment will create some serious heat among its patrons.

clock November 30, 2006Chantal Goupil

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Revlon Moves to Cut Debt with Stock, Credit Deals… Arden Signs Johnson for Daytona Fragrance… NPD: Young Females Lead Scent Usage

Revlon Inc. said Wednesday that it is taking several measures to reduce its debt.

clock November 30, 2006WWD Staff

Technology

Memo Pad: Family Ties… Building a Web… Toys for Bigger Boys

Mary Berner is likely to be the next chief executive officer of Reader’s Digest Association, a probability that has become one of the worst-kept secrets in the media world.

clock November 30, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Sportswear Firm Sells Stake, Preps for Growth

Steve & Barry’s University Sportswear, one of the fastest-growing U.S. retailers, said Wednesday that it sold a minority stake to TA Associates, a buyout and private equity firm.

clock November 30, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

No Longer a Little Lam: Tod’s to Name Designer As Its Creative Director

Derek Lam and Tod’s are taking their partnership to a new level.


clock November 30, 2006Marc Karimzadeh and Alessandra Ilari

Piazza Sempione's first U.S. store in the Mall at Short Hills.

Retail

Piazza Sempione Steps Out With Retail

Piazza Sempione, the Milan-based fashion house known for understated style and fabric innovation, is raising its profile with a push into retailing.

clock November 30, 2006David Moin

Retail

San Diego Looks to Block Big Boxes

San Diego has become the latest U.S. city seeking to restrict development by Wal-Mart and other big-box retailers.

clock November 30, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Miller’s Sister Act… Hot Dam

Sienna Miller has turned from fashion plate to fashion designer.

clock November 30, 2006WWD Staff

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

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