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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

Eyewear Trend: Slim Shady

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Overview

Brands are gearing up for Vision Expo at the Javits Center next month with slim, sleek styles and high-tech innovations. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Steel-link Trilogy mood set for women, from the Tag Heuer site.

Retail

Tag Heuer Launches E-commerce in U.S.

The LVMH brand has a new store: an online homage to its freestanding stores that mimics its “lifestyle lounge.”

clock February 25, 2013Vicki M. Young

Head Porter's Harajuku flagship.

Handbags

Head Porter Renovates Harajuku Flagship

While foreign brands still dominate much of the handbag market in Japan, there are also a few homegrown players with large followings.

clock February 25, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Writer Stacy Perman with "The Dance of Time, Three Nymphs Supporting a Clock," by clockmaker Jean-Baptiste Lepaute and sculptor Claude Michel Clodion,  Paris, 1788, from the show "Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at the Frick Collection."

Watches

Stacy Perman’s Latest Book Chronicles Historic Watch Competition

To research the book, the author combed libraries and archives in the U.S. and Switzerland and attended auctions for watches.

clock February 25, 2013Lorna Koski

Dodo's store on Madison Avenue.

Jewelry

Dodo Making U.S. Push

Dodo, the 18-year-old sister brand of Pomellato, quietly opened its first boutique in New York last July.

clock February 25, 2013Rachel Strugatz

The Calayan, from the W line.

Eyewear

Marcolin’s Farsighted Strategy

Looking to expand international business, the eyewear giant is strengthening the focus on its licensed brands and growing in regions around the globe.

clock February 25, 2013Alessandra Turra

A preview of sunglasses showing at Vision Expo.

Eyewear

Eyewear Trend: Mix It Up

Slimmer styling meets innovation. These are among the key trends being showcased at Vision Expo.

clock February 25, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

The American Apparel Cities bag on the street in Tokyo.

Handbags

They Are Wearing: American Apparel in Tokyo

It bags don’t have to carry designer labels or cost thousands of dollars, as far as style-setters here are concerned.

clock February 25, 2013WWD Staff

Khai Khai Jewelry

Jewelry

Jewelry Trend: Get Your Digital On

The cyber world is inspiring everything these days, fine jewelry included.

clock February 25, 2013Rachel Strugatz

A Cassidy Lange handbag.

Handbags

Cassidy Lange Handbag Line Launches

The contemporary collection is steeped in the boho-chic vibe of Venice Beach, Calif.

clock February 25, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Eyewear

Eyewear by the Numbers

The industry’s vital statistics.

clock February 25, 2013WWD Staff

The Kurt Geiger store on Bleecker Street in New York City.

Designer and Luxury

Kurt Geiger Making U.S. Push

A key initiative for the brand is bolstering its profile in America through retail and wholesale channels.

clock February 25, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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