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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 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

Tommy Scales Up for Japan Push

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Overview

Japanese preppies have a new shopping destination. In a move that was more than two-and-a-half years in the making, Tommy Hilfiger will open an 11,000-square-foot flagship in an impossible-to-miss location.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fashion Scoops

Gus Wenner, Scout LaRue Willis Make Their Debut

Gus is the son of Jann Wenner and Scout is daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis.

clock April 12, 2012Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Elizabeth Olsen Checks Out Madewell Airstream

The actress revealed she is about to leave for a two-month film shoot in Serbia.

clock April 12, 2012Amy Wicks

Models on stage at the Gaultier party for Diet Coke.

Parties

Jean Paul Gaultier Goes Pop

The sprawling party celebrated the designer’s role as creative director of Diet Coke in Europe.

clock April 13, 2012Miles Socha

Pedestrians in front of a gas station in Los Angeles.

Financial

Retail Apparel Prices Climb in March

On a year-over-year basis, all apparel retail prices were 4.9 percent higher than in March 2011.

clock April 15, 2012Kristi Ellis

Ippolita's 18k gold necklace with semiprecious stones.

Designer and Luxury

Ippolita Readies for Its Retail Unveil

The fine jewelry brand, which is opening its first New York-based store this fall, has plans to open 12 additional doors in the next three years.

clock April 13, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Solange Knowles in Salvatore Ferragamo.

Parties

Ferragamo, Cartier Throw a Block Party

Fifth Avenue hosted a pair of parties on Thursday night that were literally across the street from each other.

clock April 13, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Human Resources

Top Jones Group Execs See Compensation Trimmed

Pay declines were due primarily to lower stock awards, according to the firm’s proxy filed with the SEC.

clock April 13, 2012Vicki M. Young

A view of Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.

Retail

The Meatpacking District’s Changing Face

The scene is drawing merchants with more mass appeal and tourists as of late, and showing signs of dissuading high-fashion tenants.

clock April 13, 2012David Moin

Tony King

Media

Tony King Grows His Digital World

King started his namesake firm in October 2010, after spending nearly six years as chief creative officer at Createthe Group.

clock April 13, 2012Rachel Strugatz

An exterior view of the Tommy Hilfiger flagship, on the intersection of Omotesando and Meiji Dori, in Tokyo.

Ready To Wear

Tommy Hilfiger Scales Up for Japan Push

The designer on Wednesday will open an 11,000-square-foot flagship at the intersection of Omotesando and Meiji Dori, two of Tokyo’s busiest streets.

clock April 16, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Brunello Cucinelli Prices Shares as Road Show Kicks Off

Initial public offering shares have been set at between $8.87 and $10.20, at current exchange.

clock April 16, 2012Luisa Zargani

Madonna in Dolce & Gabbana.

Fashion Features

Madonna Talks Fashion and Fragrance

In a WWD exclusive, Madonna talks about her new scent, Truth or Dare, how much she enjoys talking to her fans, and more.

clock April 16, 2012Julie Naughton

Hat by Marc Jacobs.

Hats, Gloves and More

Fall 2012 Trend: Top Notch

Hats made a significant statement on many runways, from Donna Karan to Giorgio Armani and Marc Jacobs.

clock April 16, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Bérénice Bejo, Caroline Scheufele and Eva Herzigova.

Parties

Chopard Plans for a Cannes to Remember

The brand celebrates its 15th year as the Cannes Film Festival sponsor.

clock April 16, 2012Alex Wynne

Intimates

Coalision, Pull-In Merge

The Canadian lifestyle and sports apparel company has merged with French intimates brand.

clock April 16, 2012Katya Foreman

Yuna Zarai

Ready To Wear

Adidas Originals White Space Welcomes Creative Expression

To try to bring its new Originals White Space Project ad campaign to life, Adidas Originals will give young women creative reign in nine of its stores.

clock April 16, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Neiman Marcus Adds Michael Kingston to Ranks

Retailer has named a new senior vice president and chief information officer.

clock April 16, 2012David Moin

The new look of Brides magazine.

Media

Brides Magazine Gets a Makeover

The magazine is a bit bigger now, the same size as Glamour, Vanity Fair and Allure. It has a big new logo, in a font called Freight.

clock April 16, 2012Amy Wicks

Joe Duffy, Rt Hon William Hague, Sir Peter Westmacott and Dame Jillian Sackler

People

Party Lines: Ann Romney’s Goal

The First Lady hopeful is aiming to win over female voters to help elect her husband Mitt as president in November.

clock April 16, 2012Susan Watters

Fashion Scoops

LF USA in Talks With Marchesa

The U.S. arm of sourcing giant Li & Fung, is said to be discussing the launch of a new contemporary line.

clock April 16, 2012WWD Staff

Angelina Jolie wearing a tablet-shaped diamond engagement ring at the Los Angeles County Museum.

Fashion Scoops

Angelina Jolie Has a Jeweler

When it came to creating an engagement ring for Angelina, Brad Pitt opted to work with a jeweler he and Jolie had collaborated with in the past.

clock April 16, 2012Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Russia Supreme Court to Rule on Trademark Lawsuit

Later this month, high court will decide on a case involving a watch brand owned by Compagnie Financière Richemont.

clock April 16, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Hosts Downtown Dinner

Editors, designers, mentors and muses gathered at Locanda Verde in TriBeCa to toast this year’s winner, Joseph Altuzarra.

clock April 16, 2012Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Bill Cunningham’s Memory Lane

On Wednesday, 23 of his creations will go on sale exclusively on 1stdibs.com through vintage fashion dealer Katy Kane.

clock April 16, 2012WWD Staff

Karen Harvey

Parties

WIN Gala Raises Nearly $2 Million

Guests who raised more than $1,000 in individual donations paraded into the Waldorf-Astoria ballroom with gold balloons signifying their contribution.

clock April 16, 2012David Moin

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