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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 16hAmanda 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 23hLayla 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

Brow Raising

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Overview

Strong, full brows framed many faces during Paris Fashion Week, as artists fanned them upward and outward. The look signals a return to sophisticated beauty, harking back to Lauren Bacall and Sophia Loren.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Dan Brestle and Thia Breen

Retail

Personal Care Products Council Reaches Across the Sea

This year’s annual meeting marked a seismic shift in priorities for the organization formerly known as CTFA.

clock March 11, 2011Julie Naughton

Amanda Seyfried in “Red Riding Hood.”

Lifestyle

Grimm Reapers

Forget vampires and zombies, Hollywood’s latest fixation is fairy tales.

clock March 11, 2011Marcy Medina

L’Air de Nina Ricci

Fragrance

L’Air de Nina Ricci to Launch

The fragrance is being billed as a next generation L’Air du Temps.

clock March 11, 2011Jennifer Weil

Dana Buchman

Ready To Wear

Life After Liz Claiborne

WWD caught up with designers Dana Buchman and Sigrid Olsen to see how they’re faring in their second acts.

clock March 11, 2011Lisa Lockwood

A Matthew Williamson sketch.

Retail

Matthew Williamson to Do Macy’s Line

The designer capsule collection series is a key component in the store’s strategy to woo younger shoppers.

clock March 11, 2011David Moin

Backstage at Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2011

Beauty Features

Backstage: Paris Fashion Week Trends

Heads were accented by (pony) tails and brows that made quite the beauty statement.

clock March 11, 2011WWD Staff

Village Naturals bath items.

Marketing and Promotion

Bath Is Back With a Blast

Several factors are pointing to the bath and spa category heating up after more than five years of lukewarm sales.

clock March 11, 2011Faye Brookman

Jurlique’s Herbal Recover Night Cream.

Marketing and Promotion

New Jurlique President Repositions Brand

Company is fine-tuning marketing to emphasize it is an advanced skin care brand with the requisite results and technology.

clock March 11, 2011Rachel Brown

A marketing messages for ISSE Midwest.

Retail

Chicago Ripe for Trade Show Wars

Two events targeting the beauty industry set up shop in the city just weeks apart.

clock March 11, 2011Andrea Nagel

Shalimar Parfum Initial

Fragrance

After 86 Years — A New Shalimar

Guerlain’s latest scent, called Shalimar Parfum Initial, is targeting young women.

clock March 11, 2011Jennifer Weil

Retail

Blue Bee Shutters, Lisa Kline Exits Women’s

On Tuesday, the highly regarded Blue Bee group of stores in Santa Barbara, Calif., abruptly shuttered its doors.

clock March 11, 2011David Lipke

Media

Memo Pad: Bill Wackermann’s Circuitous Route… Layoffs at AOL…

Bill Wackermann wasn’t always the hard-charging, elegant suit-wearing publishing executive that many see him as today at Condé Nast.

clock March 11, 2011WWD Staff

Inside the Y-3 store in London.

Fashion Features

Yohji Yamamoto’s London Moment

Designer’s first solo show at the Victoria and Albert Museum opens Saturday; the first Y-3 flagship opened Thursday.

clock March 11, 2011Nina Jones

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