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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

Top Bloggers’ Incomes Approach New Heights

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Bloggers are joining the million-dollar club. Bryanboy’s Bryan Grey-Yambao may have caused a stir in 2010 when he boasted that he made $100,000 annually as a blogger, but today that number appears paltry.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Rochas Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Rochas Resort 2015

Gardens provided a strong starting point for Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s pretty Rochas collection.

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Moschino Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Moschino Resort 2015

Resort was an arsenal of kitsch, with fall’s ideas evolving into soda-pop “pop.”

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Milly Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Milly Resort 2015

Designer Michelle Smith focused on wardrobe building blocks for her latest Milly collection.

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Dennis Basso Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso Resort 2015

Inspired by the seaside towns and beaches of the Italian Riviera, it’s no wonder that Dennis Basso focused on ready-to-wear rather than fur for resort.

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Elie Tahari Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Elie Tahari Resort 2015

Feminine sportif was the name of the game at Elie Tahari this season.

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Ralph Rucci Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Ralph Rucci Resort 2015

Ralph Rucci collection for resort was inspired by Seventies New York clubs The Saint and Paradise Garage.

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Cynthia Rowley Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Cynthia Rowley Resort 2015

“Resort is kind of my favorite season,” said Cynthia Rowley, who loves the real-life mix of adventure, travel and style.

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Financial

Inditex, H&M Push Store Expansion

The retailers continue to clock strong growth as they roll out new stores and expand e-commerce — even as currency fluctuations nibble into profits.

clock June 11, 2014Miles Socha

Boss Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Boss Resort 2015

Jason Wu provided a precise resort lineup featuring refreshingly feminine riffs on men’s tailoring with subtle architectural touches.

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Tricia Smith

Retail

Nordstrom Adds to Tricia Smith’s Responsibilities

The move reflects the retailer’s desire to sharpen the designer business strategy.

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Michael Bradley

Lifestyle

Michael Bradley Bullish on U.S. Chances Ahead of World Cup

Representing the U.S. is nothing new for Bradley, but it never gets old and every experience is different.

clock June 11, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Yeohlee Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Yeohlee Resort 2015

The designer takes her inspirations quite seriously and for resort, she looked to the work of architect Louis Kahn and craftsman Wharton Esherick.

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Paula Gerbase

Business Features

John Lobb Names Artistic Director

The high-end English footwear brand owned by the Hermès Group has appointed London-based designer and Savile Row veteran Paula Gerbase.

clock June 11, 2014Samantha Conti

Retail

Umit Benan to Open Tokyo Store

The designer’s choice to introduce his flagship in Japan reflects the importance of the market for the label, as it accounts for 50 percent of total business.

clock June 11, 2014Alessandra Turra

Halston Heritage Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Halston Heritage Resort 2015

Creative director Marie Mazelis’ starting point was a 1973 photo of model Naomi Sims in a Halston caftan.

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Nina Ricci Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Nina Ricci Resort 2015

Peter Copping took inspiration from National Geographic’s three-volume set of books chronicling 125 years of photographs for the Nina Ricci woman.

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Zac Posen Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Posen Resort 2015

No one would accuse Zac Posen of being a minimalist, yet he incorporated some of the principals of the spare school of design into resort.

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Financial

NYX Cosmetics, L’Oreal Said Nearing Buyout Deal

The indie mass-market color cosmetics brand is close to finalizing a deal with the beauty giant L’Oreal.

clock June 11, 2014Molly Prior

Veronique Branquinho Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Veronique Branquinho Resort 2015

The designer continued her men’s wear-inspired journey from fall.

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Looks from the Standard Issue Denim line and Archive collection.

Denim

Rag & Bone Revamping Denim

For fall, managing partners Marcus Wainwright and David Neville will relaunch their denim collection under the Standard Issue label.

clock June 12, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Vionnet Resort 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Vionnet Resort 2015

Interesting material play was at the core of Goga Ashkenazi’s strong resort lineup for Vionnet.

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Human Resources

Lululemon Board Withstands Founder’s Opposition

Chairman Michael Casey, director RoAnn Costin receive winning margins at annual meeting.

clock June 11, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Retail

Target Shareholders Back Board

Discounter lays out long to-do list at annual meeting.

clock June 11, 2014Holly Haber

A rendering of the 5th Avenue H&M store showcasing the collaboration with Jeff Koons.

Retail

H&M Calls on Jeff Koons

The retailer’s biggest store, a 57,000-square-foot flagship on Fifth Avenue and 48th Street in Manhattan, is being designed to resemble an art museum.

clock June 12, 2014Sharon Edelson

Richard James Bespoke's cutter Ben Clarke.

Textiles

The Nuances of Bespoke Tailoring

Men around the globe are opting for more emancipated style options, and made-to-measure seems to be quenching their sartorial hankerings.

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A look from Wooster + Lardini.

Fashion Features

In the Spotlight: Wooster + Lardini

Lardini tapped Nick Wooster, the former men’s fashion director for Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus, as a consultant.

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Cristiano Ronaldo showcases Nike’s latest kit for Portugal.

Business Features

Sports Apparel Market Expects Uptick From World Cup

Much like the players on the pitch, Adidas, Nike and Puma will be flexing their marketing muscles and competing for excellence and visibility.

clock June 12, 2014Paulina Szmydke and Adriana Brasileiro

Russell Westbrook

Designer and Luxury

Barneys Taps Russell Westbrook for Collaboration

The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard is working with the retailer and several men’s wear vendors on a sportswear and accessories collection.

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Misha Nonoo, Tony Spring and Brooke Jaffe.

Retail

Bloomingdale’s Hosts CFDA Fashion Incubator Event

Young designers participating in the program toured the 59th Street flagship and mingled with the store’s top brass and fashion office executives.

clock June 12, 2014David Moin

Business Features

Italian Execs Upbeat About U.S.

Quality and craftsmanship are fundamental assets for Italy’s luxury goods firms, but the stock market is now viewed as a top option for growth.

clock June 12, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Staff International, Marc Jacobs Men’s Renew License

The licensing agreement was first signed in November 2008.

clock June 12, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

The Zoe Report Launching E-commerce Initiative

The site will launch a series of exclusive, limited-edition designer capsule collections dubbed Zoe Collective, on June 24.

clock June 12, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Omega Fetes Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Timepiece

The company celebrated its new watch on Tuesday with a cocktail party-turned-art installation.

clock June 12, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Aimee Song

Fashion Features

Incomes Keep Soaring for Fashion’s Top Bloggers

Top style bloggers now can earn more than $1 million a year.

clock June 12, 2014Rachel Strugatz and David Yi

An image from the Emporio Armani campaign.

Media

Giorgio Armani Hires Emerging Photographer for Fall Campaign

Boo George is to shoot the designer’s new men’s and women’s Emporio Armani fall advertising campaign.

clock June 12, 2014Alessandra Turra

Media

Moschino Releases Details on Fall Campaign

Stella Tennant, Carolyn Murphy, Saskia Debraw, Karen Elson and Rachel Zimmerman all appear alongside Linda Evangelista in the images shot by Steven Meisel.

clock June 12, 2014Cynthia Martens

A photo of Stig, Tim Walker's dog, from Mrs. Sizzle.

Media

Former Glamour Photo Director Launches MrsSizzle.com

Suzanne Donaldson’s site, which goes live Thursday, features photos of the pets of famous fashion photographers, editors and artists.

clock June 12, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

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