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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

Six Tries and Counting: Ungaro Appoints Deacon As Firm’s New Designer

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Overview

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Giles Deacon

Designer and Luxury

Ungaro Taps Giles Deacon

After the Lindsay Lohan fiasco, Emanuel Ungaro is betting on British designer Giles Deacon.

clock May 25, 2010Joelle Diderich

Reed Krakoff and Donna Karan

Parties

Celebrating CFDA Nominees at Ink48 Hotel

Donna Karan, Cynthia Rowley, Jason Wu and others celebrated at the new hotel, Ink48, on the far West Side.

clock May 25, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Renewed tensions on the Korean Peninsula prompted a stock sell-off.

Financial

Retail Stocks Lift Tuesday on Rise in Consumer Confidence

Third straight monthly rise in consumer confidence boosted retail stocks Tuesday.

clock May 25, 2010Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Timothy Geithner in Beijing.

Government and Trade

China-U.S. Talks Close With Leaders Hailing Progress

U.S. and China make deals on government procurement and opening Chinese markets further to American goods.

clock May 25, 2010Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Peter Som

Media

Social Studies: 5/25/10

The latest social media updates from the fashion world.

clock May 25, 2010Rachel Strugatz

Cliff Grodd

Designer and Luxury

Cliff Grodd, Paul Stuart Legend, Dies of Cancer

Clifford Grodd, the driving force and ceo of Paul Stuart, died after a long battle with cancer.

clock May 26, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke and Brenner Thomas

Maurice Marciano

Denim

Maurice Marciano’s Pay Grows, Even Without A Salary

Guess chairman Maurice Marciano takes in $2.25M bonus.

clock May 26, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Claire’s Sales Up 9.9% in 1st Qtr.

Adjusted EBITDA expected to rise to between $47M and $50M, firm says.

clock May 26, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Retail

M&S Profits Rise

Marks and Spencer Group plc said Tuesday its full-year net profit rose 3.6 percent to 526.3 million pounds from 508 million pounds the year before.

clock May 26, 2010Nina Jones

Financial

Rafaella Trims Loss in Quarter

Women’s sportswear firm Rafaella reports judgment directing it to pay $400,000 to Nicole Miller.

clock May 26, 2010Vicki M. Young

A Luis Antonio Rodriguez design.

Fashion Features

SAIC Honors Gary Graham

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s annual student fashion show and fund-raiser “The Walk” packed an extra dose of glamour, depth and drama this year.

clock May 26, 2010Beth Wilson

Me Barbara Brignone

Designer and Luxury

At D&A, Diversity Steers Sales

New vendors and global designers boost the contemporary trade show, Designer & Agents.

clock May 26, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Cordelia

Sportswear

Finding Options at Nouveau Collective

Nouveau Collective’s exhibitors are trying to be resourceful as they navigate stiff economic headwinds.

clock May 26, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Jackets were key at Atelier.

Ready To Wear

Search for Fresh Looks at Atelier Designers

Despite fears created by the failed car bomb in Times Square near the show, retailers at Atelier Designers stuck to business.

clock May 26, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Enza Costa’s silk rib dress over Nation LTD’s teal cotton jersey dress. Cassin hat and scarf; John Varvatos Eyewear sunglasses; Pamela Love ring; Sorbara Furs blanket.

Fashion Trends

Holiday 2010 Dress Trend: Long Weekend

There’s a throw-it-on kind of ease and a hint of bohemia to holiday’s languid long dresses.

clock May 26, 2010Kim Friday

Iman and David Bowie

People

Honoring Iman

Iman will be honored by the CFDA for being a Fashion Icon on June 7. Last Thursday, the supermodel got a head start on the celebrations.

clock May 25, 2010WWD Staff

Seersucker in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

People

A Chef and a Lancôme Executive Serve Soul Food

Chef Robert Newton and girlfriend Kerry Diamond open up their first eatery in Carroll Gardens.

clock May 26, 2010Matthew Lynch

Bell by Alicia Bell

Designer and Luxury

At Intermezzo Trade Show, Retailers Appear More Upbeat

New York trade show Intermezzo gives buyers amd vendors hope for second half.

clock May 26, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

SJP to Help Honor McQueen… Oprah’s Retail Footprint…

Sarah Jessica Parker will present the CFDA Board of Directors’ Special Tribute Award to the late Alexander McQueen.

clock May 26, 2010WWD Staff

Smythson's Rodeo Drive store.

Designer and Luxury

Smythson CEO to Exit

Paddy Byng, chief executive officer of Smythson, the Bond Street stationers and leather goods label, will leave the company at the end of the month.

clock May 26, 2010Samantha Conti

Media

Banks on Banks… Mayor Weighs In at TechCrunch Conference… Rebel, Rebel…

Tyra Banks is interested in finding brands she can lend her name, reputation and image to, so think spokeswoman, not model.

clock May 26, 2010WWD Staff

Real Estate

Turning Xanadu Into Meadowlands Mall

Mixed-use project in the New Jersey Meadowlands has suffered from cost overruns, construction delays, work stoppages and disputes with state officials.

clock May 26, 2010Sharon Edelson

Avery Fine Perfumery’s interior.

Fragrance

Avery Fine Perfumery Opens New Boutiques

Perfume shop opens on Mayfair’s Avery Row today, as will inside New York’s Limelight Marketplace.

clock May 26, 2010Brid Costello

Emanuel Ungaro fitting a model in 1968.

Designer and Luxury

Ungaro’s Rocky Road: A Timeline

Ungaro Timeline

clock May 26, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Obama Signs Haiti Trade Bill

Obama’s bill greatly extends duty free benefits to devastated country.

clock May 26, 2010Kristi Ellis

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: May 25, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock May 26, 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