The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 4hRitu Upadhyay

Fashion

Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock 22hLisa Lockwood

Business

Paris Stands to Lose $1.5 Billion in Tourism This Year

Visits by Japanese tourists in the first six months of the year fell 46.2 percent, Russians by 35 percent and Italians by 27.7 percent.

clock 8hMiles Socha

In Focus

Zika Fears Causing Bug-Repellent Clothes to Sell Out

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is shifting funding to develop a vaccine for Zika.

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Overview

Designers are looking to a lighter palette for their latest frames, with beiges, creams and cosmetic shades leading the way.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Eyewear

In the Mix: Michael Nelson Eyes First Collaboration

The New York-based fair-trade designer has teamed with Selima Optique on a collection of handmade Italian sunglasses.

clock July 28, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Jewelry

Chow Tai Fook Plots Expansion for Hearts on Fire

The Chinese giant bought the Boston-based diamond specialist for $150 million last month.

clock July 28, 2014Kate Whitehead

Handbags

In the Mix: Bao Bao Issey Miyake

Bao Bao Issey Miyake is among the many innovative brands to come out of one of Japan’s most well-known fashion houses.

clock July 28, 2014Kelly Wetherille

Jewelry

In the Mix: Stats & Facts

Gold consumption in China rose 32 percent to a record 1,065.8 metric tons last year.

clock July 28, 2014WWD Staff

Department Stores

Neiman Marcus Links With Jewelry Designer Maria Canale

The designer is hosting “luxe” dinners at Neiman’s stores and breaking bread with top customers.

clock July 28, 2014David Moin

Eyewear

Vision Quest: Eyewear Focuses on the Future

Sunglasses have joined the ranks of must-have accessories, and makers are capitalizing on demand by offering more styles, brands and features than ever.

clock July 28, 2014Lauren McCarthy and Alessandra Turra

Eyewear

Eyewear Trend: Neutral Zone

This season’s sunglasses look fresh in muted shades of beige, taupe and blush.

clock July 28, 2014Roxanne Robinson

Handbags

The Changing Chinese Aesthetic

A new, subtler form of imitation products is emerging from the country’s factories.

clock July 28, 2014Casey Hall

Jewelry

Hong Kong: Indie City

The jewelry-obsessed island is spawning a slew of independent jewelers.

clock July 28, 2014Bambina Wise

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