Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

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 4hAmanda 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 11hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock 18hNyima Pratten

Farah on His Future, and Tenure at Ralph

No cover image

Overview

“It's time for me to move on.” That was how Roger Farah described his decision to retire from Ralph Lauren Corp., stepping down from his position as vice chairman after 14 years at the company.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Langley Fox and Mariel Hemingway

Parties

Ferragamo Fetes New Fiamma Bag, Campaign

Karolina Kurkova, Jessica Hart, Anne V, Julie Henderson, Martha Hunt, Laura Love, Lily Aldridge and more turned out to Casa Lever on Tuesday night.

clock May 7, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Business Features

François-Henri Pinault Joins Dorchester Collection Hotels Boycott

The Kering exec decried the implementation of Sharia law in Brueni and said no employee of the house would stay at the sultan of Brunei’s properties.

clock May 9, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg and Miles Socha

Opening night at Frieze.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Frieze New York

The crowd was an arty one, with guests showing a penchant for graphic, mismatched prints, bold colors and a quirky sensibility.

clock May 9, 2014WWD Staff

Peter Copping

Designer and Luxury

Peter Copping: The New Romantic

As creative director of Nina Ricci, Copping has built a strong identity for the label out of unbridled femininity.

clock May 9, 2014Jessica Iredale

The scene at the Michael Kors show in Shanghai.

Fashion Features

Michael Kors Fetes ‘Jet Set Experience’ in Shanghai

Guests included Hilary Swank, Freida Pinto and Camilla Belle.

clock May 9, 2014Amanda Kaiser and Casey Hall

Margherita Maccapani and Angela Missoni

Fashion Features

San Francisco’s Academy of Art Honors Missonis at Graduate Show

At the same time, the school awarded honorary doctorates to Angela Missoni and her daughter Margherita Maccapani Missoni.

clock May 9, 2014Diane Dorrans Saeks

Jay Ott

Fashion Features

Designer Jay Ott’s Body Found

Funeral services have not yet been finalized for the Brooklyn designer.

clock May 10, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

The Row flagship store on Melrose Place in Los Angeles.

Designer and Luxury

The Row Dives Into Retail

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen will open the brand’s first flagship in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

clock May 12, 2014Marcy Medina

Financial

Farouk Systems Buys Blowpro

The blow-dry bar is expected to be the first of many prestige professional beauty acquisitions for the company.

clock May 12, 2014Julie Naughton

Media

Coach Inc. Changes Ad Agencies

The company has parted ways with its creative agency Laird + Partners, hiring Baron & Baron instead.

clock May 12, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Camilla Schiavone

Designer and Luxury

Camilla Schiavone Adds Role at Roger Vivier

The managing director of Schiaparelli has taken on the additional role of managing director at Roger Vivier, WWD has learned.

clock May 12, 2014Miles Socha

Naomi Campbell and honoree Edward Enninful

Media

W’s Edward Enninful Honored at Frederick Douglass Awards

In addition to W’s fashion and style director, New York State Education Commissioner John King Jr. and the corporate team at CVS Caremark were also honored.

clock May 12, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Saks Fifth Avenue Said Eyeing Miami Site

The 2.9-million-square-foot Brickell City Centre is being built in Miami’s financial center by Swire Properties.

clock May 12, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Philip Green Takes Stake in Flash Sale Site Mysale

The site currently does the bulk of its business in Southeast Asia and Australia.

clock May 12, 2014Samantha Conti

Christian Louboutin's new boutique in San Francisco.

Fashion Scoops

Christian Louboutin Opening in San Francisco

The designer will open his first San Francisco boutique this week at 29 Maiden Lane.

clock May 12, 2014Marcy Medina

Roger Farah

Designer and Luxury

Roger Farah on His Time at Ralph Lauren and His Future

Ralph Lauren Corp. said Friday that the executive vice chairman will retire at the end of this month.

clock May 12, 2014Vicki M. Young and Lisa Lockwood

Dubai Burj Khalifa

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Brands Rush to Dubai’s New Boom

Bain & Co. forecasts the city’s annual retail sales to grow at an 8 to 10 percent clip for the foreseeable future.

clock May 12, 2014Miles Socha

Darcy Miller swim caps

Fashion Scoops

Bloomingdale’s Charity Fashion Show to Benefit Asphalt Green

Caps designed and illustrated by Darcy Miller and produced by Tyr will be modeled by children ages six to 13 in bKids on the 8th floor.

clock May 12, 2014Julie Naughton

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 13hKristi Ellis

Social Studies