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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

Making a Full Circle: St. John Brings Back Grays In Design Roles

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Overview

The search for a new chief executive goes on, but it's starting to look like old times at St. John.

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A graphic- printed Avirex jacket with logo T-shirt and jeans.

Financial

Ecko Tunes Into Juniors

Marc Ecko Enterprises is really getting into juniors. The $1.5 billion firm, which owns and operates several (primarily men’s) apparel brands, including Ecko Unltd., Zoo York, G-Unit and Avirex, always seems to have something in the works.

clock March 15, 2007Julee Greenberg

Emmett McCarthy in his Elizabeth Street shop.

Fashion Features

Emmett McCarthy Expands Post “Runway”

Emmett McCarthy wants to prove that he is more than a reality TV has-been.

clock March 15, 2007Julee Greenberg

Dolce & Gabbana

Fashion Features

The Maestros of Milan

The most-viewed 2007 Milan fall collections on Style.com.

clock March 15, 2007Cecily Hall

Financial

In Brief: True Religion CFO… Chanel Protest… Baby Talk

Premium denim company True Religion Apparel Inc. named Peter Collins, the former corporate controller for Nordstrom Inc., as chief financial officer. Collins, 42, replaces Charles Lesser, who helped oversee Los Angeles-based True Religion’s transition…

clock March 15, 2007WWD Staff

J-Crew Fall Collection

Fashion Features

Case Studies

Call it bookworm chic. For J. Crew’s fall collection, Jenna Lyons, senior vice president of women’s design, said she was inspired by Candida Hofer and Umberto Eco’s “Libraries,” especially its photos of vintage wooden cases and bright bonded books.

clock March 15, 2007WWD Staff

Women's Wear will have a healthy presence in the downtown stores

Financial

Pink Gets Wall Street Locale

Thomas Pink plans to open a Wall Street store in June in a prime location just steps from the New York Stock Exchange.

clock March 15, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Valvo Signs Eyewear Deal

Carmen Marc Valvo has signed a four-year licensing deal with Signature Eyewear to develop a collection of eyeglasses and sunglasses carrying the designer’s name.

clock March 15, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

AAFA Names Award Winners

The American Apparel & Footwear Association has chosen a diverse group of executives and companies as honorees for this year’s American Image Awards.

clock March 15, 2007Whitney Beckett

A Look from Anlo

Fashion Features

Shooting for the Middle

Jenna Andreola and David Lonstein launched Anlo about a year ago, looking to create a denim line with novelty touches for a mainstream customer. However, the pair was unprepared for the rapid growth they were about to experience.

clock March 15, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

YMI Signs Canadian Distributor

The Los Angeles junior denim label has signed with Double J Fashion Group to be its new Canadian distributor, placing particular emphasis on markets such as Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.

clock March 15, 2007Ross Tucker

A look from Wrangler's Blue Bella Story collection.

Fashion Features

Wrangler Line Takes a Page From Graphic Craze

Wrangler jeans are getting graphic in Europe.

clock March 15, 2007Emilie Marsh

Workers at BP's Helios House wear Earnest Sewn uniforms.

Fashion Features

Earnest Sewn Makes a Pit Stop at the Gas Pumps

Station attendants working at Helios House, BP’s eco-friendly gas station in Los Angeles, have Earnest Sewn to thank for their uniforms.

clock March 15, 2007Ross Tucker

Waris Ahluwalia with Chiara Clemente in Chanel.

People

Crash Course

The social set got a power workout Tuesday night, trotting up and down Fifth Avenue among a host of soirees.

clock March 15, 2007WWD Staff

Kerry Washington

Media

The Other Woman

After playing the on-screen wife of such powerful and adulterous men as Ray Charles and Idi Amin, it’s easy to see why Kerry Washington might want to do a little role reversal. And the actress has just that opportunity in “I Think I Love My Wife,”…

clock March 15, 2007Vanessa Lawrence

"Joop Go"

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Joop’s Tempting Offer for Summer ’07… Inter Parfums on Pace Expectation

Joop men’s fragrances are on the move. The brand introduced Joop Go last month and is following it up this month with a seasonal line extension, called Joop Jump Summer Temptation 2007.

clock March 15, 2007WWD Staff

Media

Memo Pad: Awards Please… Surprise Guest… Friends Again…

David Remnick is back on top. The New Yorker led the pack of nominees for this year’s National Magazine Awards with a total of nine, including for general excellence for magazines with circulation between one million and two million, feature writing,…

clock March 15, 2007WWD Staff

Theory's first European store, in Paris.

Retail

Theory Opens First European Unit

Theory is testing its hypothesis for building a successful contemporary global brand.

clock March 15, 2007Emilie Marsh

Financial

Sales Boost at Specialty Stores

Specialty retailers posting fourth-quarter results Wednesday reported that sales were higher year-over-year as shoppers responded positively to fashion offerings as well as gift and seasonal items.

clock March 15, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Zoe To Halston… On Sail… Croc Concert…

Score two for Harvey Weinstein in the fashion arena. Stylist Rachel Zoe will sit on the Halston advisory board along with Tamara Mellon and act as a creative consultant for the brand, Zoe confirmed Wednesday.

clock March 15, 2007WWD Staff

Marie Gray

Fashion Features

Making a Full Circle: St. John Brings Back Grays in Design Roles

The search for a new chief executive goes on, but it’s starting to look like old times at St. John.

clock March 15, 2007Marcy Medina and Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Sporting Goods Retailers Look to Rebound From Consolidation

Sporting goods retailers and vendors are focusing on the “little things” that are key to customer service.

clock March 15, 2007Kristi Ellis

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

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clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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