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.
The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.
The event drew a host of New York social fixtures to Lincoln Center on Monday night.
Improved retail sales and appealing fall trends are expected to boost business at the upcoming Dallas Market Center.
A source reports a deal was reached to sell J. Jill within the past week although the identity of the buyer could not be learned.