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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

Exclusive: J.Lo and Marc Anthony to Unveil Kohl’s Deal

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Jennifer Lopez, along with her husband, Marc Anthony, will today unveil a new lifestyle fashion venture with Kohl’s. The superstar couple is slated to be at a press conference in Los Angeles.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

A page from "Of a Kind."

Media

First Tumblr Store to Launch

Of a Kind, an art gallery for emerging designers that carries only exclusive limited editions, will become the first store on the site.

clock November 17, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Victoria's Secret

Financial

Target Sees Strong Holiday

Expects best fourth quarter in last three years.

clock November 17, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad and Arnold J. Karr and Liza Casabona

Financial

Retail Apparel Prices Fall in October

Women’s and men’s both see monthly and yearly decreases.

clock November 17, 2010Liza Casabona

Beauty Features

Court to Probe Guardianship Demand in Bettencourt Affair

L’Oréal heiress could be placed under legal protection.

clock November 17, 2010Jennifer Weil

Amber Heard and Tasya van Ree

Parties

Gucci and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Celebrate Fall

The sold out affair had the Four Seasons Grill Room jam-packed.

clock November 17, 2010WWD Staff

Daphne Guinness with Halle Berry in Dolce and Gabbana.

Parties

Hope Diamond Unveiled at Harry Winston

Guests including Leighton Meester, Hilary Rhoda and Elie Wiesel clapped when guards revealed the Hope in its new setting.

clock November 17, 2010WWD Staff

Sharon Stone

Parties

Welcome to L.A., Santiago Barberi Gonzalez

China Chow, along with Lisa Eisner, Brad Goreski and Cameron Silver hosted a dinner for the leather goods scion.

clock November 17, 2010WWD Staff

Alexandra von Furstenberg and Monique Lhuillier

Parties

Dior Celebrates ‘Fashioning Fashion’ Exhibit

They also presented the cruise 2011 collection.

clock November 17, 2010WWD Staff

Shirts from DKNY show a slimmed-down silhouette.

Textiles

Slimmed Down Shirts and Ties Drive Sales

Driven by demand from a younger consumer, shoppers are responding to narrower silhouettes in both categories.

clock November 18, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

A Dsquared2 Classic suit.

Designer and Luxury

DSquared2 Suits Up With New Classic Label

The brand will embark on a concerted foray into the men’s tailored clothing and furnishings market next year.

clock November 18, 2010David Lipke

As with other men’s wear classifications, the furnishings market is showcasing a younger, slimmer fit and sportswear-infused offering for spring.

Fashion Features

Slim Cuts Dominate Men’s

The furnishings market is showcasing a younger, slimmer fit and a sportswear-infused offering for spring.

clock November 18, 2010Alex Badia

Looks from Hugo Boss Orange.

Designer and Luxury

Hugo Boss Has Multipronged Growth Plan

After an off year in 2009, when sales and earnings declined, the brand has made a comeback in 2010.

clock November 18, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Looks around the new 8,850-square-foot flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger’s New Paris Flagship

The dark and groovy basement reminds the designer of his first fashion venture.

clock November 18, 2010Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Fashion Features

November 16, 1992: Game, Set, Match

“Is it time for the Princess of Wales to dump Charlie?” That’s the question WWD posed on November 16, 1992.

clock November 18, 2010Venessa Lau

The Tory Burch holiday window installation.

Fashion Scoops

Tory Burch Celebrates Entrepreneurship…Karl Lagerfeld Talks Kate Middleton

Tory Burch has a few things going on this week, which is Global Entrepreneurship Week.

clock November 18, 2010WWD Staff

Alber Elbaz and Asia Chow in a preview for Lanvin for H&M.

Designer and Luxury

Alber Elbaz Shows at the Pierre Hotel

The designer was putting the finishing touches on his Lanvin (Heart) H&M collection before the highly anticipated fashion show.

clock November 18, 2010Sharon Edelson

Retail

Gap Enters South America

Though still struggling in the U.S., the retailer keeps advancing its overseas expansion.

clock November 18, 2010David Moin

The classic styles from Oliver Peoples.

Eyewear

Oliver Peoples Taps Into Classics

The eyewear brand has dipped into its archives to relaunch a trio of styles.

clock November 18, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Lisa Eisner and Lauren Hutton in Tom Ford, photographed by the designer.

Media

Memo Pad: It’s Tom Ford’s World…Victoria Hagan’s Little Black Book

Is there anything Tom Ford can’t do?

clock November 18, 2010WWD Staff

Images from Fendi’s new directory of Italian craftsmanship.

Designer and Luxury

Fendi Fetes Italian Craftsmanship

The brand’s new book “The Whispered Directory of Craftsmanship,” shines the spotlight on Italian-made products.

clock November 18, 2010Miles Socha

Retail

Selfridges Acquires Dutch Chain

The group said this week it plans to acquire the Dutch luxury retailer de Bijenkorf from the Maxeda Retail Group.

clock November 18, 2010Samantha Conti

Jennifer Lopez

Business Features

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony to Unveil Kohl’s Deal

The couple will announce new lifestyle fashion venture with the retailer.

clock November 18, 2010David Lipke

Fashion Features

Pitti Immagine Sets Agenda

A year of recovery was how Pitti president Gaetano Marzotto termed 2010.

clock November 18, 2010Kerry Olsen

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