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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

Covering the Runways: Fur in Every Which Way A Major Trend for Fall

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Overview

Nevermind global warming: Fur is back in vogue. Lush, long-haired furs have been omnipresent on runways in New York, Milan and now Paris.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Kristen McMenamy with designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren

Fashion Scoops

A Special Guest at Viktor & Rolf

Model Kristen McMenamy, is the main focus and special guest at the Dutch duo’s show on Saturday

clock March 5, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Hires Up in Feb.

U.S. Labor Department said apparel retailers increased staffing levels in February for the second month in a row, hiring 7,200 workers.

clock March 7, 2010Liza Casabona

Camilla Belle in Chanel.

People

Chanel and Charles Finch Draw Top Celebs

Harvey Keitel, Robin Wright and Marisa Tomei were among the guests paying respects to the producer-director-manager Charles Finch.

clock March 7, 2010WWD Staff

Jean Paul Gaultier RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Show Reviews

Jean Paul Gaultier RTW Fall 2010

Jean Paul Gaultier worked up a multicultural mélange of a collection that was high on eclectic charm.

clock March 7, 2010WWD Staff

A photo from Olivier Zahm at Colette.

Media

Olivier Zahm’s Bare Necessities… YSL Sues Guardian UK…

Purple Fashion editor in chief Olivier Zahm’s racy pictures at Colette are drawing 15,000 people a day.

clock March 8, 2010WWD Staff

A page from Giuseppe Zanotti’s e-boutique.

Designer and Luxury

Zanotti Launches Web Collection

Giuseppe Zanotti has launched a collection of footwear and handbags exclusively for his Web site, which is overseen by Italian e-tailer Yoox.

clock March 8, 2010Luisa Zargani

Christian Dior RTW Fall 2010

Intimates

Fall 2010 Legwear Trend: Romancing the Tone

For fall, legwear on the runways took a turn toward soft with gauzy textures, floral motifs and light — sometimes springlike — colors.

clock March 8, 2010Court Williams

Gucci

Designer and Luxury

Fur Flies All Over the Runway

Nevermind global warming: Fur is back in vogue.

clock March 8, 2010Katya Foreman

Sydney Evan bracelets

Designer and Luxury

Buyers Seek Innovative Jewelry Design at JA New York

Jewelers at JA New York who showed new, dynamic pieces were the ones retailers buzzed about.

clock March 8, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Shoes from Rupert Sanderson and Jonathan Kelsey.

Footwear

Saks Features Young Shoe Designers

Emerging talent from Diego Dolcini, Gianvito Rossi and Jonathan Kelsey will be featured at Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Beverly Hills and New York.

clock March 8, 2010WWD Staff

Liya Kebede

Fashion Scoops

‘Desert Flower’ Screening: Seeing Double

Waris Dirie and her screen alter-ego Liya Kebede joined forces at a charity screening of “Desert Flower.”

clock March 7, 2010WWD Staff

Roger Vivier

Designer and Luxury

Roger Vivier Fall 2010

Roger Vivier Creative Director Bruno Frisoni may have called his fall collection “Chez Lui,” but don’t think you’ll find anything butch here.

clock March 8, 2010WWD Staff

Payless ShoeSource.

Retail

Payless to Launch Beauty Line

Payless ShoeSource will soon find out if customers have the same passion for lipstick and body sprays as they do for shoes and accessories.

clock March 8, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Beauty Features

Colorado Votes Down Products Protection Bill

Personal Care Products Council had vigorously opposed the Personal Care Products Protection bill as unworkable and draconian.

clock March 8, 2010Pete Born

Financial

Henk Van der Mark Named Lauder President in France

Van der Mark, replacing Sylvaine Falque, becomes president of the Estée Lauder Cos. in France.

clock March 8, 2010Jennifer Weil

Retail

Sephora Shutting Hong Kong Shop

Last Tuesday morning, Sephora invited shoppers in Hong Kong to use up their VIP points in a 70 percent-off clearance sale.

clock March 8, 2010Jennifer Weil and Jennifer Cardenas

Fashion Scoops

Lindsay Lohan Might Not Show at Ungaro… Lanvin’s Uptown Story…

Lindsay Lohan, artistic director of Emanuel Ungaro, could be a no-show.

clock March 8, 2010WWD Staff

People

Wang and Altazzura Feted in Paris

Alexander Wang and Joseph Altazzura were guests of honor at a dinner held by jewelry designer Gaia Repossi at Café de Flore on Saturday night.

clock March 7, 2010WWD Staff

Sandra Bullock in Marchesa and her own jewelry.

Designer and Luxury

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards

Looks from the red-carpet at the 2010 Academy Awards.

clock March 7, 2010WWD 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