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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 14hAmanda 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 21hLayla 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

Thierry Mugler Names Formichetti Creative Director

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Overview

Thierry Mugler is taking a Lady Gaga-esque track back to fashion notoriety.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Looks from Maison Martin Margiela’s new sunglasses collection.

Designer and Luxury

Margiela, Cutler and Gross Sign Eyewear License

The collection will be unveiled at the Silmo trade fair in Paris.

clock September 9, 2010Miles Socha

Iggy Pop

Parties

Iggy Pop Brings Down the House at Don Hill’s

The scene outside the party gave new meaning to the phrase “fashion circus.”

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Nicole Miller

Perrey Reeves of Entourage and Alison Brie of Mad Men fame attended the show.

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Costello Tagliapietra

An uncharacteristically suited Andre Leon Talley took in the show, with the likes of J. Crew president Jenna Lyons and d.j.-cum-fashionista Leigh Lezark.

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Deborah Ann Woll

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Prabal Gurung

Actress Deborah Ann Woll is no longer a fashion show novice.

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Alexander Wang

The scene in the front row of Alexander Wang’s spring 2011 show.

clock September 11, 2010WWD Staff

Alexander Wang

Parties

Alexander Wang’s Carnival Party

Alexander Wang indulged in some carny chic when he took over the Edison Parking lot—a strip of 8th Avenue in Chelsea—for his theme park bash Saturday night.

clock September 12, 2010WWD Staff

Dunhill Men's RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Kim Jones Exiting Dunhill

Kim Jones will step down as Alfred Dunhill’s creative director this week.

clock September 12, 2010Samantha Conti

Courtney Love

Parties

Courtney Love Covers Gaga at Don Hill’s

At Don Hill’s, Courtney Love dove into a set that included Stones covers and a hard rock rendition of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.”

clock September 12, 2010WWD Staff

Iman

Parties

Iman’s Skipping the Shows, but Not the Parties

Iman will be a judge next season on “The Fashion Show,” but she’s not going to any shows this week.

clock September 12, 2010WWD Staff

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen

Fashion Scoops

Olsens Postpone NY Row Show

Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen have postponed their runway presentation for The Row because of delayed sample deliveries.

clock September 12, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Lady Gaga at the Grammy Awards.

Fashion Features

Lady Gaga Signs Beauty Deal

Coty to launch first fragrance in 2012.

clock September 12, 2010Pete Born

Business Features

Prada Takes Full Control of Car Shoe

Prada SpA has taken full control of footwear and accessories brand Car Shoe.

clock September 13, 2010Luisa Zargani

Desiree Rogers

Media

For Desirée Rogers, It’s Game On… Tavi Hires a Publicist…

Desirée Rogers, wearing Lanvin, was in a chatty mood while sitting front row at the Jason Wu show.

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Designer and Luxury

Brooks Brothers Names Garafolo

Industry veteran Paulette Garafolo becomes president of international, wholesale and manufacturing.

clock September 13, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

A look from Be Inthavong.

Handbags

Be & D Co-founder Launches Handbag Line

Be Inthavong’s first venture since split with Steve Dumain.

clock September 13, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Michael Kors in Tokyo.

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Looks East

Michael Kors is embarking on an ambitious growth plan for Asia as the fashion house hits the $1 billion threshold in annual sales.

clock September 13, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Human Resources

Obit: Michael Belluomo, 64

Michael Belluomo, the former editor and owner of Sportswear International, died of undiagnosed cancer.

clock September 13, 2010Julie Naughton

An Andrea Fulerton Nail Boutique Trio and display.

Color Cosmetics

Fulerton to Introduce Nail Line

Nail guru Andrea Fulerton has developed a 78-unit line of polishes and manicure tools.

clock September 13, 2010Brid Costello

A hot air balloon from Van Cleef & Arpels’ Biennale set, designed by Alfredo Arias.

Jewelry

Jewelers Predict Strong Demand at Biennale des Antiquaires

Chanel Joaillerie, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston, Dior Joaillerie, Louis Vuitton and Piaget will take part in the art fair.

clock September 13, 2010Katya Foreman

Retail

Macy’s Impulse Beauty Concept Gains Traction

Macy’s Inc.’s open-sell concept featuring niche beauty brands is gaining ground.

clock September 13, 2010Molly Prior

Claudette Colbert, 1985

Fashion Features

April 18, 1985: Claudette, Clark and Clairol

Happy Birthday, Claudette Colbert! The actress would have turned 107 today.

clock September 13, 2010Venessa Lau

Retail

Web Site Ahalife to Launch

Gilles Bensimon is creative director of the new online retail concept.

clock September 13, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Nicola Formichetti

Designer and Luxury

Mugler Taps Formichetti

Thierry Mugler has named Nicola Formichetti, best known as stylist to Lady Gaga, its new creative director of women’s wear and men’s wear.

clock September 12, 2010Miles Socha

Tom Ford

Fashion Features

Tom Ford Is Back!

The clothes presented on Sunday were very Tom Ford, which is to say consummately glamorous, yet very real.

clock September 13, 2010Bridget Foley

Fashion Scoops

QVC’s Catch-Up… Lauren Hutton’s Toothsome Tale… Traina Day…

Christina Ricci hobnobbed at QVC’s Rockefeller Center bash. Also, Vanessa Traina has a new role: muse.

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Media

Dress Code… Florio Buttoned Up… Out for Essence…

New York Jets football players stir controversy. Also, former Vogue publisher Tom Florio resurfaces at Lincoln Center.

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Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

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Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

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