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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

SAINT LAURENT DEAD AT 71

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Overview

Yves Saint Laurent, one of the greatest designers of the 20th century, died at his home in Paris on Sunday after a long illness.

From This Issue

Resort looks from Zero + Maria Cornejo.

Sportswear

Zero Hour

Six architects, a fashion designer and two bespectacled artists walk into a bar.

clock June 3, 2008Venessa Lau

Chris Benz

Fashion Trends

Easy Pieces

Ease is the word in resort as a slew of designers offers effortless looks

clock June 3, 2008WWD Staff

Donatella Versace's take on the suit.

Fashion Trends

Fine Jewels

Resort season shows no sign of letting up as another wave of designers present their latest collections, all of which include a common element of the…

clock June 3, 2008WWD Staff

Roberto Cavalli and the Duchess of York.

Fashion Features

Cavalli Staying Put If Label Gets Sold

It’s buy one, get one free at the Roberto Cavalli sale.

clock June 2, 2008Brid Costello and Andrew Roberts

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Execs Cast Wider Net for Opportunities

Fashion and luxury goods executives voiced tempered optimism about their business prospects at a conference here, hoping focused strategies and booming…

clock June 2, 2008Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

Yves Saint Laurent Funeral Set for Thursday

Funeral services for Yves Saint Laurent are scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Paris.

clock June 2, 2008Robert Murphy

Financial

Troubled NexCen Relocating

NexCen Brands Inc. is moving downtown.

clock June 2, 2008Vicki M. Young

Financial

Tiffany Reports 19% Net Gain, Lifted By Asia-Pacific, Europe

Tiffany & Co. reported a 19 percent jump in first-quarter earnings, buoyed by strength in the Asia-Pacific and in Europe, which offset weakness in the U.S.

clock June 2, 2008Jeanine Poggi

Media

Memo Pad: Was It As Good As The First Time?… Women’s Movement… Out The Door…

Though The New York Times, New York magazine and The Wall Street Journal gave scathing reviews to the film adaptation of “Sex and the City,” what did Ron…

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Queen Latifah

Fragrance

Queen Latifah Inks Scent Deal With Parlux…

As an experienced veteran in the beauty business, Queen Latifah is moving beyond makeup and into fragrance as she inks a scent licensing deal with Parlux…

clock June 2, 2008Michelle Edgar

A piece from Elie Tahari's Empire Collection.

Jewelry

Elie Tahari Launches Costume Jewelry Line

Elie Tahari is joining the jewel parade with a capsule collection of costume jewelry for fall.

clock June 2, 2008Caroline Tell

Retail

J.C. Penney’s John Irvin Retires

John Irvin, president of J.C. Penney Direct’s catalogue and $1.5 billion Internet business, is retiring effective today.

clock June 2, 2008Rusty Williamson

A triangular heel from Proenza Schouler's new shoe collection.

Footwear

Proenza Schouler Extends Into Shoes

With its second license inked, Proenza Schouler has accessories on the brain, or in this case, its feet.

clock June 2, 2008Caroline Tell

A Sex and the City by Cosabella lingerie display at Bloomingdale's.

Intimates

Searching for a Safe Haven for Spring

May market may have been rife with revelry and industry events, but lingerie basics, not fashion, were the top items on the menu.

clock June 2, 2008Karyn Monget

Sorel and Ever Carrradine, in a Chanel skirt.

People

Spring Chickens

Chanel opened a store on Los Angeles’ Roberston Boulevard, and like all new kids in town, the French brand threw itself a house warming party Thursday night.

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Bitter:Sweet's Shana Halligan and Kiran Shahani

Media

Sweet Tooth

“Lipstick Jungle” fans may have to wait until next fall to see what transpires between the show’s leading ladies.

clock June 2, 2008Tara Bonet-Black

A rendering of the Belk shop-in-shop.

Retail

Southern Style: Kristin Davis Does Line for Belk

“Sex and the City” isn’t the only thing on Kristin Davis’ mind: She’s also thinking about clothes and the South.

clock June 2, 2008Whitney Beckett

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Mother Load… Lilly’s Moment… VIP Count…

For her first performance after giving birth to son Max Liron Bratman, songstress Christina Aguilera wanted to be surrounded by friends.

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WWD Image

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Sex Crazed…

As excitement for “Sex and the City: The Movie” rose to a fever pitch on both coasts, early screenings Thursday night proved that dressing up in the…

clock June 2, 2008WWD Staff

The Tom Ford shop at Bergdorf Goodman.

Retail

Tom Ford’s BG Space

Bergdorf Goodman Men last week unveiled a 1,600-square-foot Tom Ford shop that is the largest shop-in-shop in the store’s history.

clock June 2, 2008Jean Scheidnes

Designer and Luxury

Louis Boston Saying Goodbye to Newbury

Specialty retailer Louis Boston will leave its iconic Newbury Street store here when the lease expires in spring 2010, a blow to the city’s best-known…

clock June 2, 2008Katherine Bowers

Retail

In Brief: Amazon Taxes New York…

Amazon.com said it would collect sales taxes on items shipped to destinations in New York State, starting June 1, as required by a new law enacted in the…

clock June 2, 2008WWD 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

Social Studies