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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

Miracle on 34th Street: Madonna Hits Macy’s for Material Girl

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Overview

Madonna and child descended on Macy’s Herald Square Wednesday evening to promote the Material Girl junior line they co-design — and revealed she has even more fashion brands in the works.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Selma Blair In a Giorgio Brato fur jacket and Haider Ackerman dress.

Parties

Opening Bash for Downtown in San Francisco

At Tuesday evening’s party for Downtown, Michael Kelter’s edgy new shop in San Francisco, it seemed every woman in attendance felt like a star.

clock September 22, 2010WWD Staff

Selita Ebanks, Julie Macklowe, Kanye West and Mimi So

Parties

New Yorkers for Children Gala Draws Celebs

The organization held its annual fall gala on Tuesday, attracting a social stew that included Wendi Murdoch, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos and Ashley McDermott.

clock September 22, 2010WWD Staff

The Yosemite store at the Mailbu Country Mart.

Ready To Wear

James Perse Maps Retail Evolution

Founder Jame Perse’s expansion plan calls for four different store concepts.

clock September 23, 2010Rachel Brown

Le Bon Marche’s new men’s wear department, Balthazar.

Retail

Le Bon Marché Unveils Updated Men’s Area

French department store Le Bon Marché is seeking to position itself as the ultimate luxury shopping experience for the Rive Gauche guy.

clock September 23, 2010Emilie Marsh

J. Crew men's store in Boston.

Retail

J. Crew Opens Boston Men’s Store

Frank Muytjens, vice president of men’s design at J. Crew, said the new store has a “moody, masculine feel.”

clock September 23, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

London Men’s Shows Cover Spectrum

Established names Hardy Amies, J.W. Anderson and E. Tautz show alongside more unpolished, emerging designers.

clock September 23, 2010WWD Staff

Carolina Herrera with her daughter, Carolina Herrera Baez, in the new store.

Designer and Luxury

CH Store Bows on Madison

CH Carolina Herrera is up and running on Madison Avenue, just seven blocks south of the boutique for its sister label Carolina Herrera New York.

clock September 23, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Business Features

Retail Stuck in Doldrums

Moody’s cut its credit outlook on the retail sector to “stable” from “positive.”

clock September 23, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad

Maria Bartiromo and Henri Barguirdjian, ceo of Graff USA.

Media

Bartiromo’s Book Happening… Bergé’s Media Move…

A fine jewelry showroom on the Upper East Side was a fitting place to toast Maria Bartiromo’s “The Weekend That Changed Wall Street.”

clock September 23, 2010WWD Staff

Thierry Colson

Fashion Features

Paris: Ones to Watch

Thierry Colson whips up romantic confections, while Corrado De Biase maps experimental silhouettes.

clock September 23, 2010WWD Staff

Flower Matango, 2001-2006

Lifestyle

Paris Scene

Exciting art exhibits, glam places to spend the evening and hot hotels in the City of Light.

clock September 23, 2010WWD Staff

The new home area of La Rinascente.

Designer and Luxury

Milan Sees Slew of Retail Openings

Alberta Ferretti, Jimmy Choo and other fashion brands opening stores in Italy.

clock September 23, 2010Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

April 19, 1926: Italian Dressing

“The consumer press nearly always has considered it humorous to ridicule the clothes idea,” WWD wrote. “Not so Mussolini.”

clock September 23, 2010Venessa Lau

Gildo Zenga and Alec Baldwin

Fashion Scoops

Bravo Baldwin… Stella McCartney’s A Good Sport…

Gildo Zegna and Alec Baldwin co-host a cocktail party at the Ermenegildo Zegna Fifth Avenue flagship.

clock September 23, 2010WWD Staff

Marketing and Promotion

P&G Lays Out Boots Italy Plan

Boots Laboratories has landed in Italy.

clock September 23, 2010Kerry Olsen

Madonna and her daughter, Lourdes.

Denim

Madonna Hits Macy’s for Material Girl

Madonna and child descended on Macy’s Herald Square to promote the Material Girl junior line they co-design.

clock September 23, 2010David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Trussardi Prepares for Centennial

Italian fashion house Trussardi will be a special guest at the men’s trade fair Pitti Uomo.

clock September 23, 2010WWD Staff

Luca Argentero and Myriam Catania

Fashion Scoops

Italian Actor Luca Argentero Gabs at Gucci

Argentero got his Hollywood break landing the role of Giovanni in “Eat Pray Love” opposite Julia Roberts — and he doesn’t take it lightly.

clock September 22, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

George Clooney Expected at Armani Show

Leave it to Giorgio Armani to raise the celebrity bar in Milan.

clock September 22, 2010WWD Staff

View of the exhibit

Fashion Scoops

Italian Fashion Industry Teams With Coke for Charity Effort

Soda bottle fashions auctioned to aid Italy’s cystic fibrosis research foundation.

clock September 22, 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