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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

Cavalli Sale to VTB Seen by Mid-October

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Overview

Roberto Cavalli is closer to selling a majority stake in his namesake brand, with the deal expected to be completed in mid-October.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Sarah Rutson

Human Resources

Sarah Rutson Exits Lane Crawford

The fashion director had a 21-year career at the Hong Kong retailer.

clock August 29, 2014WWD Staff

Yves Carcelle

Fashion Features

Yves Carcelle Dies at 66

The longtime chief executive at Louis Vuitton spearheaded its global expansion.

clock September 1, 2014Miles Socha and Luisa Zargani and Laure Guilbault

Eyewear

Luxottica Reshapes Management Team

Chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio is returning to take on a more active role as the company takes steps to increase profitability.

clock September 1, 2014Luisa Zargani

Financial

Activist Targets Bebe

Ryan Drexler is pushing for either a sale or for the company to be taken private.

clock September 1, 2014Vicki M. Young

"Cut 'n' paste." — Elizabeth Giardina, Derek Lam 10 Crosby

Fashion Features

New York Designer Inspirations Spring 2015: Part One

Let the games begin! Art and nature go neck-and-neck as the most popular ideas of the spring season.

clock September 2, 2014WWD Staff

Retail

Saks to Unveil Content Hub for Customers

Created in partnership with Curalate, the hub is designed to highlight products purchased from the retailer’s stores and online.

clock September 2, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Saks

Retail

Saks Fifth Avenue Takes Steps to Build on Its Legacy

The $250 million renovation of the retailer’s New York flagship is still a few years away, but Marigay McKee is executing other initiatives.

clock September 2, 2014Sharon Edelson

Madrid Fashion Week IFEMA Espacio Platea Madrid

Fashion Features

Madrid Preview: The Grand Scheme in Spanish Fashion

IFEMA is unifying industry events to build a national showcase.

clock September 2, 2014Barbara Barker

Markets

Spain’s Recovery: A Light or a Flicker?

The country is on the cusp of economic growth.

clock September 2, 2014Barbara Barker

Paula De Andrés in her Madrid atelier.

Designer and Luxury

Madrid Preview: Ones to Watch

Three brands on the rise in Madrid.

clock September 2, 2014Barbara Barker

Gabby Karan and Gianpaolo De Felice with Maurizio Marfoglia.

Lifestyle

Feast for the Eye: Tutto Il Giorno Expands in New York

The restaurant is the third Gabby Karan De Felice has opened with husband Gianpaolo De Felice and chef Maurizio Marfoglia.

clock September 2, 2014Kristen Tauer

Rachel Hovnanian

People

Artist Rachel Lee Hovnanian Discusses ‘Plastic Perfect’

Her show runs from Thursday through Oct. 8 at New York’s Leila Heller Gallery.

clock September 2, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Milano Unica

Textiles

Mood Improves Heading to Milano Unica

Italian textile and accessories makers showing collections at next week’s trade fair see signs of recovery.

clock September 2, 2014Emily Backus

The mural the Just Cavalli Graffiti pattern allegedly came from.

Legal

Artists Sue Over Just Cavalli Graffiti Print

Three California street artists have filed a lawsuit against Roberto Cavalli SpA.

clock September 2, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2014

Financial

Sale of Roberto Cavalli Seen by Mid-October

The Italian designer has signed a letter of intent to sell a 60 percent stake in his company to VTB Capital, according to market sources.

clock September 2, 2014Luisa Zargani

Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss in an ad for My Burberry, shot by Mario Testino.

Media

Burberry Unveils New Fragrance Campaign

The My Burberry fragrance will make its debut with an ad campaign featuring Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne.

clock September 2, 2014Nina Jones

Barbie Lagerfeld has someone to look up to - Karl Lagerfeld.

Fashion Scoops

More Details About Barbie Lagerfeld

Mattel Inc. will produce only 999 of the dolls as part of the Barbie Collector series, which will be priced at around $200.

clock September 2, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Missed Message

Asher Levine said he was making a statement about all the violence on our planet when he decided to insert his spring invitation into an empty shell casing.

clock September 2, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

A jumpsuit from Temperley London's collaboration with The Outnet.com.

Fashion Scoops

The Outnet Teams With Temperley London

The line will include 21 pieces and represents Temperley London’s shift towards focusing on tailoring and daywear.

clock September 2, 2014Kristen Tauer

Fashion Scoops

Monocle Inks Deal With Nikkei Inc.

The Japanese media corporation will become a minority shareholder in the London-based magazine.

clock September 2, 2014Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Return to TV

A decade after the success of Bravo’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Eye,” Ripa and Consuelos have come up with a fresh take for the 2014 audience.

clock September 2, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Inside Skagen's Times Square store.

Retail

Skagen Readies First New York Store

The accessories brand will start a full day of presentations and ready-to-wear shows with the opening of its first New York City store.

clock September 2, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Retail

Layoffs of Over 20 Hit Nasty Gal

The e-tailer, gearing up for its first flagship, opening in December, was reported to have sales nearing $130 million last year.

clock September 2, 2014Rachel Strugatz

The Dover Street Market store in London

Retail

Kawakubo to Mark Dover Street 10th Anniversary

The retail emporium is staging a series of events and installations and launching a raft of special products.

clock September 2, 2014Nina Jones

Retail

Terrorist Threat Level Jump Doesn’t Deter U.K. Shoppers

For British consumers, it appears that the heightened threat of terrorist strikes isn’t enough to prevent them from keeping calm and going about their shopping.

clock September 2, 2014Nina Jones and Lorelei Marfil

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