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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

Alibaba Enters U.S. With 11 Main Launch

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The Alibaba Group is making its first go at the U.S. consumer with 11 Main, a multicategory e-commerce destination that is launching in consumer beta mode today.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Jason Wu Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Jason Wu Resort 2015

Industrial designer Dieter Rams, known for his work with Braun, was Jason Wu’s muse for resort.

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Prabal Gurung Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Prabal Gurung Resort 2015

“Feminine detail, but with bite,” Prabal Gurung said of his resort collection.

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Thom Browne Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Thom Browne Resort 2015

The semipsychedelic bloom of his resort collection was born from the most banal bouquet out there: gerbera daisies by the bunch at the corner deli.

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Kenzo Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Kenzo Resort 2015

“We wanted to embrace Paris as an outsider and interpret what we feel the French girl is,” said Humberto Leon of the brand’s inspiration.

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Government and Trade

Asian Wealth Growing Quickly

Wealth grew faster in the Asia-Pacific region than any other region in the world last year, according to The Boston Consulting Group.

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Christos Angelides

Human Resources

Christos Angelides Named Abercrombie Brand President

Angelides, who starts Oct. 6, will report directly to Michael Jeffries, A&F’s chief executive officer.

clock June 10, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fernando Madeira wal-mart

Human Resources

Fernando Madeira Takes Reins at Walmart.com

Latin American e-commerce chief heads to U.S.

clock June 10, 2014Sharon Edelson

Human Resources

Comptoir des Cotonniers Names Creative Director

Anne Valérie Hash joins the French contemporary chain after running her own label.

clock June 10, 2014Miles Socha

Narciso Rodriguez Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Narciso Rodriguez Resort 2015

A collection dominated by color and florals is atypical for Rodriguez. But sometimes stepping out of one’s comfort zone yields the best results.

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Retail

Hong Kong Retailers Hit by Tensions Over China Tourists

New figures show retailers have every reason to be concerned, especially those in the jewelry, watch and luxury goods market.

clock June 10, 2014Kate Whitehead

Jeanologia's "Truth & Light" exhibit.

Denim

Jeans Fight Back at Denim By PV

Yoga denim, tailored pieces and performance fabrics were among trends seen at the first edition of the trade show in Barcelona.

clock June 10, 2014Laure Guilbault

Human Resources

Target Taps Brad Maiorino for Tech Security

Brad Maiorino, whose appointment is effective Monday, will be responsible for Target’s information security and technology risk strategy.

clock June 10, 2014Sharon Edelson

Richard Chai Love Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Richard Chai Love Resort 2015

After showing a heavily textured collection for fall, Richard Chai liked the idea of heady graphics for resort.

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Badgley Mischka Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka Resort 2015

Mark Badgley and James Mischka took a streamlined approach to resort for both their Collection and Couture lineups.

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Alberta Ferretti Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Alberta Ferretti Resort 2015

Alberta Ferretti was channeling positive energy with her resort lineup, a shiny, happy ode to the late Sixties-early Seventies when love was in the air.

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Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2015

“Order/Disorder” was Fausto Puglisi’s quip for resort.

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Victoria Beckham

Parties

Net-a-porter Toasts Victoria Beckham

The dinner also coincidentally served as a birthday party for the retailer, which turned 14.

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Clint Eastwood

Parties

Clint Eastwood Debuts ‘Jersey Boys’ at The Plaza

Broadway, curious about Eastwood’s musical chops, turned out to check out the goods — among guests was new Tony Award winner Lena Hall, Alan Cumming and more.

clock June 10, 2014Kristen Tauer

Outside the Roksanda Ilincic store in London.

Designer and Luxury

Roksanda Ilincic in Expansion Mode

Backed by a new minority investor, Ilincic has opened her first store, re-branded her company as Roksanda, and plans to open more stand-alone units.

clock June 10, 2014Samantha Conti

Peter Pilotto Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Peter Pilotto Resort 2015

Prints are basically a sure thing in any collection by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.

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Carol Lim, Chloë Sevigny and Humberto Leon.

Fashion Scoops

Catching Up With Chloë Sevigny at Kenzo Resort

Upon arriving, the actress made a beeline to designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim.

clock June 10, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Cédric Charlier Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Cédric Charlier Resort 2015

Taking cues from a Greek vacation as well as colorful carpets, Cédric Charlier’s resort lineup had an effortless sensibility.

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Linda Fargo and Alber Elbaz

Parties

FIT Gala Honors Three

FIT’s black-tie night drew guests including Carolina Herrera, Prabal Gurung and Marigay McKee.

clock June 10, 2014David Moin

Jeff Rudes

Human Resources

Jeff Rudes Plans 2015 Return With New Venture

The founder of J Brand, who stepped down as chief executive officer last month, plans to have a new collection ready to launch at retail for fall 2015.

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Olivia Sammons with Maggie Gyllenhaal in Chloé.

Parties

Maggie Gyllenhaal Celebrates Renovated Chloé Store

On Monday night, the actress was in the Upper East Side of Manhattan at the opening of the renovated store on Madison Avenue.

clock June 11, 2014Erik Maza

Financial

PVH, Nordstrom Talk Growth at Conference

Both companies were courting investors at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference on Tuesday, offering different takes on the same theme: growth.

clock June 11, 2014Evan Clark and Arnold J. Karr

Avon's Luck for Her and Luck for Him fragrances.

Fragrance

Maria Sharapova to Front Avon Luck Scents

The tennis star claimed her second French Open title on Saturday, and has signed with Avon Products Inc. as the face of a pair of fragrances for women and men.

clock June 11, 2014Molly Prior

Spanx products on display.

Fashion Scoops

Spanx to Launch Denim Jeans

Women often ask Sara Blakely for full-body Spanx, and while she envisions dressing women head to toe, she is sticking to one body part at a time.

clock June 11, 2014Holly Haber

Media

John Galliano Opens Up in Le Point

The designer donned a three-piece navy suit for his latest confessional: a Q&A with renowned French psychiatrist Boris Cyrulnik in French newsweekly Le Point.

clock June 11, 2014Miles Socha

Cover from Men's Health's World Cup edition.

Media

Forbes and Men’s Health Go Digital

Magazines are pumping more capital into their digital platforms, as both readers and advertisers alike have turned their attention to the Web.

clock June 11, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

11 Main's homepage.

Retail

Alibaba Takes on U.S. E-commerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese Web giant is making its first go at the U.S. consumer with a multicategory e-commerce destination that is launching in consumer beta mode today.

clock June 11, 2014Rachel Strugatz

A film still of Colin Firth in "Kingsman: The Secret Service."

Textiles

Mr Porter to Launch Kingsman Line

The company has partnered up with the upcoming film “Kingsman: The Secret Service” to create a new men’s wear label.

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Zac Posen FIT Couture Council lunch 2014 WWD

Designer and Luxury

Zac Posen Talks Career at FIT’s Couture Council Luncheon

The designer mentioned the myriad of friends and insiders who influenced him during a Q&A with Valerie Steele on Tuesday.

clock June 11, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Government and Trade

USFIA Survey Backs Made in America Revival

Made in America will continue to pick up steam in the next two years, according to a new fashion industry benchmarking study.

clock June 11, 2014Kristi Ellis

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