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Bally Drops Luxury Prices in Japan

Bally is cutting the retail prices of its fall-winter collection in Japan by 25 to 30 percent...

Ferragamo Cutting Prices to Boost Japan Sales

Salvatore Ferragamo SpA is hoping to jump-start stagnant sales in Japan by cutting the retail prices of some…

Designer Mitsuhiro Matsuda

Mitsuhiro Matsuda, a trailblazing Japanese designer known for his modern interpretations of sportswear and…

Mitsuhiro Matsuda Dies at 74

Innovative Japanese designer succumbs to liver cancer; memorial service being planned.

Creation Institution to Introduce Fashion Week Collections Program

The Japan Creation Institution, which launched last month, will introduce a new collections program at the…

Luxe a Strong Spot For Japanese Retail

Japanese retailers had another tough year in 2007 due to unusually warm weather and a variety of economic…

Consolidated Japan Retailers Cope With Recession

After sweeping consolidation a year ago, Japanese department store retailers face challenges from an ongoing…

Tokyo Design Week Ups Fashion Quotient

Tokyo Design Week is gaining more recognition throughout the world.

Damiani Going Grand in Ginza

Damiani is relocating its store on Namiki Street in the Ginza here in March to a 15,000-square-foot flagship…

Valentino Forges Ahead, Shows Couture in Tokyo

This year has been a turbulent one for Valentino. In the past five months alone, there has been a series of…

Yohji’s ‘Coming Soon’: Designer Joins the Rush To Launch Second Lines

Even esoteric designers like Yohji Yamamoto are joining the contemporary stampede.

Selling Art With Fashion in Tokyo

The roles of art galleries and specialty boutiques have always been clearly defined.

Isetan Homes In on Its Customer

Isetan is on an expansion drive in China, with the goal of eventually operating 10 stores in the country.

Murakami’s Multiplatform Exhibit

"It will be the exhibition no one has ever seen," said artist Takashi Murakami about his new exhibition, "(c)…

Wild Child

It might be the new style for Tokyo's best-dressed couples: The girls are dressed wild and the boys are…