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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

Galliano’s Larger Word: Designer Kids’ Deal As Own Label Takes Off

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Adding more fuel to an incendiary designer, Italian powerhouse Diesel is teaming up with John Galliano to launch a children's wear line next year, WWD has learned.

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Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Fashion Features

Eclectic Local Brands Shine, Numbers Dip at SIMM

If the Spanish capital’s SIMM trade event is a barometer of domestic market conditions as show organizers claim, the apparel sector here has apparently hit a snag.

clock October 5, 2007Barbara Barker

Max Jenny with Ulf Hjertonsson.

Fashion Features

Sweden’s Big Design Names Take a Turn in New York

After the frenzy of New York Fashion Week, a band of Swedish designers showcased their creations here last month with some diplomatic help.

clock October 5, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Arts & People: Frieze Frames

Six years ago, this city – where contemporary artists like Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and the Chapman Brothers got their start – was still a relative backwater, at least when it came to contemporary art fairs.

clock October 5, 2007Samantha Conti

Micky Green

Fashion Features

Going Green

Somewhere beneath her disheveled platinum blonde hair, budding songstress Micky Green lit up a cigarette at a cafe here at the foot of Montmartre.

clock October 5, 2007Emilie Marsh

A style from Soul Made.

Fashion Features

Scandinavian Style: Forefront of Fashion?

New York, Paris, Milan, London – Copenhagen?

clock October 5, 2007Emilie Marsh

Danish supermodel Helena Christensen models Edun's One T-shirt.

Fashion Features

Danish Firms Explore Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility has a fashionable future.

clock October 5, 2007Ellen Groves

Charlize Theron

Media

Memo Pad: Send the Check… Separate Tasks… Experience…

After Charlize Theron was sued by Raymond Weil earlier this year for allegedly violating her contract, one would have thought the Oscar-winning actress would have been cautious about jumping into another jewelry or watch deal.

clock October 5, 2007WWD Staff

Jade Jagger

Fashion Features

Jade’s Jade: Jagger to Do Themed Jewelry Line for Garrard

Jade Jagger has a new role at Garrard: as designer of a permanent jade-themed fine jewelry line launching next spring.

clock October 5, 2007Katya Foreman

Frederic J. Holzberger will speak at the Global Beauty Exhibition & Conference.

Beauty Features

Beauty Show Designed for Diversity

A new beauty trade show tailored for the professional beauty industry kicks off this weekend at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

clock October 5, 2007Andrea Nagel

Items from Dermalogica's Shave Collection

Retail

Dermalogica to Offer Men a ‘Shave’

Skin care marketer Dermalogica is targeting guys.

clock October 5, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Kashuk's new mineral face palettes.

Beauty Features

Sonia Kashuk Gets Into Minerals

Despite a market saturated with mineral makeup lines, makeup artist Sonia Kashuk is entering the category this fall with a Sheer Magic Mineral Face Palette.

clock October 5, 2007Michelle Edgar

Views of the Drug Fair in Millburn, N.J.

Beauty Features

Drug Fair Rolls Out Welcome Mat

Drug Fair of New Jersey wants shoppers to feel at home.

clock October 5, 2007Faye Brookman

Christina Banas

Beauty Features

Perricone to Dial Up Communication

The cosmeceutical skin care brand N.V. Perricone M.D. is fine-tuning its corporate structure in preparation for its next phase of growth, said company president Shashi Batra.

clock October 5, 2007Molly Prior

Select items from Mode.

Beauty Features

Mode Expands Into Skin Care

Less than a year since making its retail debut, Mode is moving beyond color cosmetics and branching out into skin care early next year.

clock October 5, 2007Michelle Edgar

A Nexxus holiday ad image.

Beauty Features

Nexxus Taps Mancuso to Glamorize Image

Nexxus has named hairdresser Kevin Mancuso as the company’s first creative director, overseeing the hair care brand’s advertising imagery.

clock October 5, 2007Andrea Nagel

The new Kim Vo satellite salon.

Beauty Features

Snippets: Diva Nails… Mama Beauty… Go Vo…

Dashing Diva nail salon is rapidly expanding with half a dozen new stores scheduled to roll out by the end of year.

clock October 5, 2007WWD Staff

Veronica and Patricia Fisas

Beauty Features

Natura Bisse’s Growth Plan

Ricardo Fisas, founder of Natura Bisse luxury skin care, is passing the torch to his children just as the company is about to introduce one of its most unusual products.

clock October 5, 2007Holly Haber

Gump's candle, inspired by Asia.

Beauty Features

Gump’s Readies Home Fragrance Collection

Gump’s is lighting a candle in hopes of evoking some of the old-world charm of its 145-year past.

clock October 5, 2007Pete Born

Bobbi Brown's new compact foundation.

Beauty Features

Bobbi Brown to Launch New Foundation for Fall

Bobbi Brown is expanding its foundation portfolio this fall with the launch of Moisturizing Cream Compact Foundation aimed at consumers with normal to dry skin.

clock October 5, 2007Michelle Edgar

The Greene Street store.

Beauty Features

Space NK Slates 3 More U.S. Stores

Nicky Kinnaird, a queen of the British niche beauty retailers, has gained a foothold in the U.S. in June and now plans to open three more Space NK boutiques in the Tristate area.

clock October 5, 2007Pete Born

VIP Expert skin care items.

Beauty Features

By Terry: Calling the Expert

With the introduction of its VIP Expert line later this month, By Terry plans to change the way people apply moisturizer.

clock October 5, 2007Ellen Groves

Looks from the spring-summer 2008 Galliano collection.

Fashion Features

Galliano’s Larger World: Designer in Kids’ Deal As Own Label Takes Off

Adding more fuel to an incendiary designer, Italian powerhouse Diesel is teaming up with John Galliano to launch a children’s wear line next year, WWD has…

clock October 5, 2007Miles Socha

Paul and Stella McCartney

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Family Matters… Candy Land… In The Band…

Paul McCartney certainly has no regrets about a gig he’s playing next month in Paris.

clock October 5, 2007WWD Staff

Harumi Klossowski de Rola at the Valli show.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Getting Cheeky… Killer Beats… Staying On…

A motley crew of muses peppered the front row of the Yves Saint Laurent show Thursday night, from the stately Catherine Deneuve, the mousy Isabelle Huppert and the austere Kristin Scott Thomas.

clock October 5, 2007WWD Staff

Eric Wiseman

Financial

Transition at VF: Wiseman to Succeed McDonald

Mackey McDonald, who oversaw VF Corp.’s transformation from stodgy and staid category player into lifestyle brand powerhouse, will end his 12-year tenure as chief executive officer on Jan. 1.

clock October 5, 2007Ross Tucker

Financial

Cotton Conference Discusses Organic Use

Many brand representatives and retailers at a Cotton Inc. conference here said they were undeterred by a study that showed equivocal consumer support for sustainable goods.

clock October 5, 2007Andrew Harmon

Financial

Calif. Retailers Fighting Security Liability Bill

Retailers are asking California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to veto a bill that might make them liable for costs caused by breaches in electronic security.

clock October 5, 2007Joanna Ramey

Financial

New Jersey Arena to Sport Izod Name

The Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., will soon be renamed the Izod Center.

clock October 5, 2007Lisa Lockwood

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