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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

Attacking Counterfeits: Wal-Mart Unit Settles With Fendi Over Fakes

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Overview

The sidewalk sellers of fake designer goods now aren't the only ones on high alert.

From This Issue

Jeff Rudes with Susie Crippen in their New York showroom.

Financial

J Brand Looks to Build on Big Hit

Co-founders Jeff Rudes and Susie Crippen are out to prove that J Brand is more than a one-hit wonder.

clock June 7, 2007Julee Greenberg

Remo Ruffini

Fashion Features

Ruffini Makes Over Moncler

In the last three years, Moncler has gone from the slopes to the streets.

clock June 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

A Project: Classified event.

Fashion Features

Nike Starts Project: Classified Secret Society

Call it Skull & Crossbones for gym rats.

clock June 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

Nike

Fashion Features

Coolness Factor

The top 12 footwear and apparel brands that teens consider to be the trendiest.

clock June 7, 2007Cecily Hall

The gardens at Hampton Court Palace.

People

Palace Guard

“There ain’t nothin’ like a good oligarch to bring London to the table,’ said Pia Getty during a dinner and auction Saturday night that raised $2 million for the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation for children with cancer.

clock June 7, 2007WWD Staff

Throw Like A Girl

Media

Tough Love

A girl on the brink of adolescence hates her mother and refuses to exhibit any ladylike behavior.

clock June 7, 2007Vanessa Lawrence

Stephen I Sadove

Financial

SFA Campaign to Focus on Local Ads

Saks Fifth Avenue plans to step up the “Want It!” marketing campaign to highlight key items and trends in local markets, Stephen I. Sadove, Saks Inc.’s chairman and chief executive officer, said Wednesday at the retailer’s annual stockholders’ meeting.

clock June 7, 2007Sharon Donovan

Financial

Kenzo Cuts Distributor Deal

Bluebell Japan Ltd. has signed a deal with Kenzo Japan K.K. to become the distributor and public relations agent for Kenzo brand’s women’s wear, men’s wear and accessories, beginning with the spring 2008 season.

clock June 7, 2007Elizabeth Morrow

Fashion Features

In Brief: China Bounds… Vuitton Growing In L.A…. Old English

Moschino SpA has inked a 10-year franchising and distribution deal with Hembly International Holding Ltd. for Mainland China, Moschino’s parent, Aeffe SpA, said Wednesday.

clock June 7, 2007WWD Staff

A cuff from the Czarina collection.

Fashion Features

Niarchos, Repossi Launch Jewelry Line Czarina

Place Vendome, home to the Ritz Hotel and some of the world’s most prestigious jewelers, may seem a playground for Europe’s young social set.

clock June 7, 2007Katya Foreman

A digital rendering of Chanelýs redesigned Beverly Hills flagship.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Wedding Toasts… Chanel On Rodeo… Annabel’s Sold…

Jessica and Jerry Seinfeld along with Marianne and William L. McComb, Liz Claiborne Inc.’s chief executive officer, hosted a dinner.

clock June 7, 2007WWD Staff

The Fendi Crossword bag.

Financial

Attacking Counterfeits: Wal-Mart Unit Settles With Fendi Over Fakes

The sidewalk sellers of fake designer goods now aren’t the only ones on high alert.

clock June 7, 2007Sharon Edelson and Miles Socha

William L. McComb

Financial

Citigroup Puts Faith in Claiborne CEO

Citigroup is feeling good about Liz Claiborne Inc. and its new chief executive officer, William L. McComb, going into the vendor’s long-awaited July 11 strategic meeting.

clock June 7, 2007Whitney Beckett

A few looks from Twelve by Twelve.

Fashion Features

Forever 21 Adds 12

What do you get when you combine a seasonal collection mentality with a store like cheap-chic outpost Forever 21? You get Twelve by Twelve, the new line by the California retailer that eschews an item-by-item sales approach for a more cohesive – and…

clock June 7, 2007Venessa Lau

Retail

Oscar’s First Outlet Set to Open by July 4

Oscar de la Renta will open his first outlet store in the next few weeks at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.

clock June 7, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Ted Owen, Dave Lyon, Joseph Feczko, Marcy Fisher and Marc Rosen.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Decor in Spotlight At Luxe Pack Show

Embellishment was the key word at Luxe Pack New York, the packaging trade show held at the Metropolitan Pavilion here May 23 and 24.

clock June 7, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Features

Evan-Picone Founder Charles Evans, 81

Funeral services for Evan-Picone founder Charles Evans will be at noon today at Temple Emanu-El here.

clock June 7, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Chloe's brown sweater and khaki pants, Stella McCartney's navy parka, Marnie handbag and Balenciaga sunglasses.

Fashion Features

Boutique Owner Pays It Forward

Linda Dresner, owner of two specialty stores that bear her name, on Park Avenue in Manhattan and in Birmingham, Mich., produced a fashion show last month for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s annual dinner, which raised $930,000.

clock June 7, 2007WWD Staff

Retail

Macy’s Tries Some California Greening

Macy’s West is getting greener in California.

clock June 7, 2007Emili Vesilind

Ted Noten's Meat Bag and the Rose Cut Brooch by Lola Brooks.

Fashion Features

Art and Accessories Collide at SOFA

Jewelry and art clashed last weekend here at the Sculpture Objects and Functional Art New York show that featured 59 international fine art galleries, 12 of which housed contemporary jewelry displaying ceramic, glass and decorative textile objects.

clock June 7, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Puma’s Urban Mobility Steps Into Luxe Sector

Puma is leaping into luxury with Urban Mobility, its first premium range of designer accessories, travel equipment and luggage.

clock June 7, 2007Lucie Greene

Lindsay Lohan

Media

Memo Pad: Really It’s Art… Picture This… Its Always L.A.’s Fault…

How do you burnish a tarnished brand?

clock June 7, 2007WWD Staff

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