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Business

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 18hAmanda 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

Barneys’ Team: Lee Said Zeroing In On Fashion Director

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Overview

Rumored candidates are Sarah Rutson of Lane Crawford and Vogue's Virginia Smith.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Design Piracy Bill Advances to Senate

Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously passes anti-knockoff measure.

clock December 1, 2010Kristi Ellis

Media

A Cyber Monday Record

The shopping event proved to be the biggest online spending day in history, racking up $1 billion in sales, according to ComScore.

clock December 1, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Financial

Meads Out, Johnson Promoted at Aéropostale

Retail shares hit new 52-week high as stocks climb on job, production data.

clock December 1, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad

Andrea Jung, Fergie and Diane Warren

Beauty Features

Avon Wants the World to Sing

The initiative is tied to the company’s 125th anniversary celebration.

clock December 1, 2010Molly Prior

Andrew Marc’s wool coat, Stone Island’s cotton sweater and Z Zegna cotton denim jeans

Fashion Features

Coats of Arms

The first glimpse at outerwear for fall 2011 shows an extensive range of military styles infused with traditional men’s wear patterns.

clock December 2, 2010Alex Badia

Haider Ackermann

Designer and Luxury

Haider Ackermann to Quit Men’s Line

The decision is disappointing to retailers.

clock December 2, 2010David Lipke

Men’s wear and taxidermy in the Meatpacking District store.

Retail

Ted Baker Expands With Themed Stores

When the Chicago unit opens, the retailer will operate 15 U.S. stores.

clock December 2, 2010Sharon Edelson

Zegna’s Elements jacket.

Textiles

Cool Temperatures Boost Outerwear Sales

November’s big chill heated up sales for manufacturers and retailers.

clock December 2, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Angelina Jolie in “The Tourist.”

Fashion Scoops

Ferragamo’s Red Carpet Project…Golden Globe Parties Already Heating Up…

Salvatore Ferragamo is handing over the creative baton to customers with its new Red Carpet project.

clock December 2, 2010WWD Staff

Sarah Rutson

Retail

Barneys Said Eyeing Fashion Director

Rumored candidates are Sarah Rutson of Lane Crawford and Vogue’s Virginia Smith.

clock December 2, 2010Amy Wicks and Marc Karimzadeh

An exclusive costume sketch by Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy for Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan.”

Fashion Features

Kate and Laura Mulleavy’s ‘Swan’ Song

By now, the world knows that the Rodarte designers are getting their big movie break Friday when Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” hits theaters.

clock December 2, 2010Venessa Lau

A bridal look by Bruce Oldfield.

Fashion Features

Has Kate Middleton Chosen Bruce Oldfield?

The designer, who dressed Princess Diana, is tipped to create the royal wedding dress.

clock December 2, 2010Samantha Conti

Media

Memo Pad: French Diet…Give Me a W Over a V…

French conglomerate Lagardere is in talks with several partners over the fate of its international magazine business.

clock December 2, 2010WWD Staff

Steinmetz Diamonds' brilliant-cut stones, christened Yin Yang, at 35 carats each.

Jewelry

Some Special Sparkle

Steinmetz Diamonds will unveil two 35 carat, d-color flawless and Type 11a round brilliant-cut stones, christened Yin Yang.

clock December 2, 2010Shoshanna Fischhoff

Fashion Features

Sept. 30, 1970: The Longuette Goodbye

What goes up, must come down. We’re talking hemlines here.

clock December 2, 2010Venessa Lau

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