Women’s Wear Daily will host its inaugural Retail 20/20 Forum: Tokyo on Feb. 28, 2018.Cohosted with Lumine Co. Ltd., a major developer of full-service shopping centers in Japan, the event is set to attract top executives from Japan, the U.S., Greater Asia and other regions.Amber Mundinger, Fairchild Live’s vice president, New Ventures and general manager, Summits + Events, said, “We are thrilled to produce our first live event in Japan and bring WWD’s exciting fashion, retail and beauty content to life in one of the most prominent fashion and business capitals in the world.”WWD’s premier retail event, Retail 20/20 takes place each year in both New York and London. In addition to those two markets, WWD Retail 20/20: Tokyo will continue annually through 2020, in partnership with Lumine.“Lumine prides itself on innovation and not only pioneering, but creating new markets and ‘Life Value.’ Through this approach, we hope to work as a cornerstone of further growth by revitalizing the Japanese retail industry, including the development of human resources. We greatly look forward to our upcoming partnership with WWD,” said Yoshiaki Arai, chairman of Lumine.Among Lumine’s numerous businesses are shopping mall management and operation, real estate leasing and catalogue sales via the Internet and other media. The company has 16 stores directly connected to major railway stations around Tokyo and features cutting-edge fashion trends for women living in the metropolitan area.With over 30 annual events, including 10 C-Level summits and forums, Fairchild Live brings the editorial properties of Fairchild Media to life by connecting industry stakeholders at events designed to inform and inspire.For more information about Fairchild Live and the WWD Retail 20/20 Forum: Tokyo, visit www.fairchildlive.com.
Exclusive: @longchamp is planning to stage its first official runway show at New York Fashion Week this fall. The French leather goods firm has expanded into ready-to-wear as part of its repositioning as a lifestyle brand. The show, scheduled for September 8, will also cap the brand’s 70th anniversary celebration. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @dominiquemaitre)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex undertook their first overseas engagement as a married couple in Dublin. The trip included multiple events and outfits changes, including this black dress by @emiliawickstead that Meghan Markle wore for a party at the British Ambassador’s home. #wwdfashion #royals
At 20 years old – and with an estimated net worth of $900 million - @kyliejenner is the youngest person to ever make @forbes’ annual list of America’s Richest #SelfMadeWomen. “It’s incredible to be recognized for something I’m so passionate about, and I’m really grateful for that. I’ve always loved makeup and worked really hard to bring the first lip kit to the market,” said Jenner on founding @kyliecosmetics. See who else is on the list on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdbeauty (📷: @rainerhosch)
“The collection is inspired by Tulum and the Mayan Riviera – its laid-back luxury, life of cabanas, untouched coastline, natural habitats, exotic cocktails and jungle parties with renowned DJs,” said Matteo Maniatty, creative director and cofounder of @descendantofthieves, on the brand’s inspiration for its latest collection. See more designer sketches and inspirations on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #nyfwmens #nyfw
@riccardotisci17 is releasing a limited-edition capsule collection as part of his anticipated runway debut for @burberry in September. Delivered in a series of instant drops, this is the second Burberry capsule collection announced since Friday, when Tisci broke the news on his collaboration with @viviennewestwood. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #wwdnews
“It’s like a Cinderella story. You get a little fake, you get a little real, you put it together and voilà,” said legendary rapper Slick Rick, who helped pioneer the merge of luxury and streetwear. WWD’s @ariahughes spoke to @therulernyc about his jewelry collection, his collaboration with @bally and how the industry has evolved – link in bio. (📷: @kristaschlueter)
@ragandbone and @eminem are teaming up on a special capsule collection of streetwear pieces. Sold at a one-day pop-up in London’s Soho on Friday, the collection features three different T-shirt designs and a hoodie. The capsule is set to kick off the rest of Eminem’s shows in his European Revival Tour, which ends on Sunday. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdfashion