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.
The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.
Assets include the trademarked Running of the Brides® name, the famous wedding gown sale held annually by Filene’s Basement.
Executive counts experience in retail and wholesale.
The event kicked off the Human Rights Campaign’s efforts to launch a nationwide drive for passage of a gay marriage bill.
Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti have assembled an impressive group for the press conference.