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Business

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

Très Chic, Très Ku

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Overview

It was all quite French — John Galliano’s Christian Dior show on Saturday in Shanghai, that is. The designer presented his cruise collection, inspired by France’s New Wave cinema, and several couture looks.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Penney's in Manhattan has a 30-day exclusive on Joe by Joseph Abboud.

Financial

Penney’s Reports Strong Performance

J.C. Penney Co. Inc.’s first-quarter profits rebounded strongly, but somewhat tepid outlook weighed on its stock.

clock May 14, 2010Evan Clark

The scene at Christian Dior Cruise 2011.

Designer and Luxury

Christian Dior in Shanghai

John Galliano gave Shanghai a heaping dose of Parisian chic on Saturday night.

clock May 15, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Roberto Cavalli closed the fashion festivities.

Designer and Luxury

Singapore Seeks Higher Fashion Profile

Singapore hosts Asia Fashion Week, a week-long string of events that wrapped up May 2, in effort to boost profile.

clock May 17, 2010Jennifer Cardenas

Ralph Pucci's furniture collection.

Marketing and Promotion

Mannequin Maker Ralph Pucci Stages a ‘Catwalk’

Ralph Pucci’s discussing how his company is stepping out again by creating sculpturelike mannequins for the outdoor fashion event “Sidewalk-Catwalk.”

clock May 17, 2010David Moin

Jonathan Adler, Simon Doonan, and Kelly Bensimon.

Fashion Scoops

All for Adler… Prada’s Japan Trial… Christopher Bailey’s Cozy Design…

Adler followers converged on the Seven For All Mankind flagship in New York’s SoHo.

clock May 17, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Up for Week

Friday’s sell-off in the U.S. mirrored activity on major European exchanges.

clock May 17, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Aeffe Predicts Recovery

Aeffe SpA, which produces and distributes Alberta Ferretti and Jean Paul Gaultier, said it expects recovery in the second half.

clock May 17, 2010Cristina Ranieri

Financial

Lattanzio Named Star President

The investment firm, which acquired a majority interest in the premium denim business J Brand this year, chooses Paul Lattanzio for a leader.

clock May 17, 2010Evan Clark

Beauty Features

Report Calls for Tougher Fragrance Regulation

Personal Care Products Council questions research methodology of Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

clock May 17, 2010Liza Casabona

Financial

Lauder Acquires Assets of U.K. Bumble Distributor

The buy stands to expand Bumble and bumble’s educational and business development initiatives in the U.K. and Ireland.

clock May 17, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Retail

Le Bon Marché to Expand Men’s Wear

Le Bon Marché is showing some bonhomie to Balthazar — its men’s wear department — by devoting more space to high-end tailored brands and shoes.

clock May 17, 2010Emilie Marsh

The interior of Anfora.

People

Feast for the Eye: Anfora

Dell’Anima owner opens Anafora next door.

clock May 17, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Liya Kebede in Balenciaga.

People

Chopard’s Cannes Party Honors Liya Kebede

The jewelry brand Chopard awarded prizes to Liya Kebede and Edward Hogg.

clock May 17, 2010WWD Staff

Imogen Poots

People

British Actress Imogen Poots’ Star Turn

The 20 year-old holds her own with Michael Douglas in the film “Solitary Man.”

clock May 17, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

A Christa Louise scarf.

Markets

Accessories Shows Focus on Value, Newness

At Accessorie Circuit, AccessoriesTheShow and the International Fashion Jewelry and Accessory Show, everyone aims for the right price point.

clock May 17, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson and Jessica Iredale and Sarah Haight

Handbags

Kitson Sues Accessories Licensee

Retailer Kitson contends branded tote bags were marketed without permission.

clock May 17, 2010Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Stephen Webster Seeking NYC Store

British jeweler Stephen Webster is eyeing New York for his first U.S. store, aiming to open by 2012.

clock May 17, 2010Holly Haber

A sketch from Kardashian’s upcoming jewelry line.

Jewelry

Kim Kardashian’s Jewelry Line for Bebe

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is raising her industry profile in a partnership with Pascal Mouawad to create a costume jewelry line for Bebe.

clock May 17, 2010Marcy Medina

6126’s Blaze bag, black and nude snake embossed leather with napa trim and interlaced corset gusset detail.

Handbags

Lindsay Lohan’s 6126 to Offer Handbags

Lindsay Lohan is growing her 6126 fashion brand to include handbags, with the collection set to launch for Holiday 2010.

clock May 17, 2010Marcy Medina

Gowns by Rachel Wendling.

Fashion Features

Students’ Designs Capture Prizes

“Project Runway” alum Jay McCarroll judges work by twenty aspiring fashion designers from Philadelphia University.

clock May 17, 2010Leigh Boriskin

Kimora Lee Simmons and looks from Kouture by Kimora.

Denim

Kimora Lee Simmons Adds Kouture

Kimora Lee Simmons is adding Kouture to her design portfolio.

clock May 17, 2010Jessica Iredale

Dolce & Gabbana’s floral bra and bikini.

Activewear

Economic Worries Shadow Innerwear Market

Industry executives see uptick but are concerned about jobs, spending.

clock May 17, 2010Karyn Monget

Terry J. Lundgren

Retail

Macy’s Outlines Revamp of Flagship

Macy’s Lundgren confirms flagship revamp and has expansion in mind for the Bloomingdale’s division.

clock May 17, 2010David Moin

Activewear

Unionbay Brand Inks Licensing Deals

Seattle Pacific Industries Inc. has signed licensing pacts for two new categories bearing the Unionbay brand.

clock May 17, 2010Karyn Monget

Wenner’s photograph of Ke$ha for Rolling Stone.

Media

Memo Pad: Another Wenner… Swarovski Enters the Movie Biz…

Aspiring photographer Theo Wenner, son of Jann, is getting a lot of work from Rolling Stone these days.

clock May 17, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

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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