Hermes Unveils Shang Xia, A Brand Created for China

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Hermès International will today take a major step for a Western brand in China, unveiling a new brand created specifically for one of the world’s fastest-growing luxury markets.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Courtney Love

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Narciso Rodriguez

Courtney Love declared her love for the designer.

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The new Rugby store in Tokyo.

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Woos Japanese With Rugby

Rugby opens its first international outpost in Tokyo.

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Anna Mouglalis in Chanel and Vanessa Paradis


Lagerfeld Party Draws Picture-Perfect Crowd

Actors, singers and filmmakers come out to see photo exhibition.

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A Pollini sketch for Preen.

Business Features

Nicholas Kirkwood Adds to Pollini Role

Pollini brand focuses on core accessories business, shutters apparel division.

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A timepiece from Movado.

Designer and Luxury

Movado Maps Growth in China

Luxury firm Movado unveils three-year growth plan.

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Lauren Santo Domingo


Moncler and Vogue Awaken The Lion

Moncler and Vogue hosted a posh group of models and socials for dinner Tuesday night at The Lion.

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Irina Lazareanu and Olivier Zahm


Zadig & Voltaire Bring Je Ne Sais Quoi to Fashion Week

Olivier Zahm and Thierry Gillier hosted a dinner in honor of the brand’s new Mercer Street store.

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Alexa Chung


Mulberry Party at Soho House

Alexa Chung, Dree Hemingway and scores of other fashionable PYTs congregated on the roof of Soho House Tuesday night for a party thrown by Mulberry.

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Human Resources

Willis To Step Down From Established & Sons

Alasdhair Willis has resigned as chief executive of Established & Sons to focus on his creative consultancy.

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Rashida Jones

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Michael Kors

Rashida Jones, Serena Williams and Donald and Melania Trump sat front row.

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A T-shirt from the collaboration.


Nat Nast Collaborates With Santana

Carlos Santana works with men’s sportswear brand to produce a collection of limited edition T-shirts.

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Façonnable Adds Men’s Denim

Apparel brand Façonnable courts a more fashion-conscious consumer.

clock September 15, 2010Alessandra Ilari

The CityCenter store was designed by Peter Marino.

Designer and Luxury

Zegna to Fete Vegas Store

Italian luxury brand Ermenegildo Zegna opens boutique designed by Peter Marino.

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Rosa Clandestino

Designer and Luxury

Milan Preview: Ones to Watch

A few names to watch at Milan Fashion Week.

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Florsheim Seeks to Boost Image

The Midwestern footwear company to open a pop-up shop in SoHo designed by hipsters Paul Birardi and Eddy Chai.

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The barber space.


Eshave Offering Barber Services

Eshave is getting into the services business.

clock September 16, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Designer and Luxury

British Fashion Industry Worth Over $30B

Principals from the British Fashion Council plan to trumpet the industry’s achievements at the House of Commons today.

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Monday, 10:30 p.m.: Hair, makeup and sunglasses.

Designer and Luxury

Prepping With Proenza Schouler

Those who envision the collection process as a frenzied race would probably find the scene at Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez’s studio disappointing.

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Fashion Scoops

Theft at Lincoln Center… Zipped Up at Threeasfour…Vandevorst’s Cyber View…

A runway photographer and photographer’s assistant were pickpocketed during the Michael Kors show.

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Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Reed Krakoff: Julianne Moore Talks Tom Ford

At the show, Julianne Moore left the walking to others.

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Fashion Features

December 26, 1950: Atomic Relief

For retailers nervous about a nuclear threat, WWD published a helpful how-to guide for surviving, if not thriving.

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Andrew Rosen

Designer and Luxury

Theory, Proenza Schouler Deal Said to Be in Works

Theory’s Andrew Rosen rumored to be close to deal with Proenza Schouler.

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Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce

Designer and Luxury

Dolce & Gabbana Launch Spiga2

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s new retail concept also offers the work of up-and-coming talent.

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Hermès’ Shang Xia

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Unveils Chinese Luxury Brand

Hermès International launches Shang Xia, which means “up down” in Chinese.

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Polo, North Face Prevail in Cybersquatting Suit

Court awards $78 million in case involving operation of bogus Web sites.

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Jeffrey Sachs, Renzo Rosso and John McArthur.


Renzo Rosso Launches Philanthropic Effort

Renzo Rosso, founder of Diesel, has been named a Global Leader by Millennium Promise.

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A Digital Britain… Getting the Elle Out of There… Nautica, For Shore…

Condé Nast U.K. is the latest publisher to translate its glossy pages into digital devices.

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