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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 4hAmanda 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 12hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock 19hNyima Pratten

Leonard Green in Talks To Buy 25% of Topshop

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Overview

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From This Issue

Designer and Luxury

10 Corso Como to Open in Shanghai

The influential Italian retailer has inked a deal with Trendy International to open its first outpost in China.

clock December 4, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Angela, Rosita and Margherita Missoni.

Fashion Scoops

Missonis Take the Stage at Berlin Summit

Three generations of the Italian design family spoke during the the Monoqi Liberatum Design Summit on Saturday.

clock December 4, 2012Susan Stone

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Media

British Press Reacts to the Royal Pregnancy

There was a lather of excitement Tuesday in papers such as The Times, Daily Mail and The Sun.

clock December 4, 2012Julia Neel

10 Crosby Derek Lam Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

10 Crosby Derek Lam Pre-Fall 2013

Derek Lam offered a lineup that has the ease of summer and the sophistication of fall.

clock December 4, 2012WWD Staff

Charles Masson

Parties

La Grenouille Fetes 50th Anniversary

The famed Manhattan eatery kicked off a monthlong celebration on Monday.

clock December 4, 2012Taylor Harris

Philip Green

Financial

Leonard Green in Talks for Topshop Stake

Deal with U.S. private equity firm could be signed Thursday.

clock December 4, 2012Samantha Conti and Vicki M. Young

Tory Burch

Legal

Tory Burch Asks Court to Intervene

The designer claimed in court papers that ex-husband Chris Burch is withholding pertinent case documents.

clock December 4, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Ten of the 14 container terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been closed.

Government and Trade

Federal Mediators Seek L.A. Port Strike Resolution

Dispute has brought commerce to a hault at the nation’s busiest docks.

clock December 4, 2012Kristi Ellis and Marcy Medina

Diesel Black Gold Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Diesel Black Gold Pre-Fall 2013

Calvin Klein and Phi alum Andreas Melbostad showed hard-edged wares that speak to the brand’s history, yet injected with a fresh perspective.

clock December 4, 2012WWD Staff

Government and Trade

China Declines U.S. Request to Join WTO Apparel Dispute

Mexican complaint claims China unfairly subsidized its industry.

clock December 4, 2012John Zarocostas

Chanel Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Chanel Pre-Fall 2013

Karl Lagerfeld orchestrated a fashion moment as rich in its sweep of history as in its bounty of modern luxury merch.

clock December 4, 2012Miles Socha

Human Resources

Executive Moves at Bergdorf Goodman

Joshua Schulman has begun reshaping the team by making his first senior-level appointments.

clock December 4, 2012David Moin

Quentin Tarantino

Parties

Quentin Tarantino’s Players Party as MoMA Fetes Director

Jamie Foxx, Diane Kruger, Harvey Keitel and Steve Buscemi were at the museum’s annual film benefit on Monday.

clock December 4, 2012Matthew Lynch

Anna Wintour

Media

Ambassador Anna Wintour?

The rumor that the White House wants the Vogue editor to be its ambassador to the U.K. or France was fueled by a Bloomberg News report Tuesday.

clock December 4, 2012Erik Maza and Samantha Conti and Evan Clark and Lisa Lockwood

Vera Wang and Silas Chou

Parties

Museum of Chinese in America Honors Opening Ceremony, Silas Chou

A fashionable who’s who turned out for the New York museum’s annual gala.

clock December 5, 2012David Lipke

The Lucky Brand store at The Shops at Columbus Circle in New York.

Denim

Lucky Brand Takes Bicoastal Retail Bow

Stores with vastly different looks and missions open in Venice, Calif., and New York.

clock December 5, 2012Rachel Brown

A view of the exterior of Elie Saab's Geneva store.

Designer and Luxury

Elie Saab Opens in Geneva

Unit is the fashion house’s fifth freestanding store.

clock December 5, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Uma Thurman

Fashion Scoops

Chopard’s Marilyn Monroe Exhibit Opens in New York

Uma Thurman stopped by to see the series of unpublished Monroe photos, which were taken by Milton Greene.

clock December 5, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Playboy Taps Cushnie et Ochs for Collaboration

Designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs were approached by the magazine to create a limited-edition piece.

clock December 5, 2012Jessica Iredale

Rebecca Minkoff's new Web site.

Fashion Scoops

Rebecca Minkoff Unveils New Site

The redesigned site and e-commerce experience, which is produced in house, will have an editorial look and feel.

clock December 5, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Media

Publicis Groupe Acquires AR New York

The full-service ad agency will become a part of Publicis Worldwide, the communications group’s advertising network.

clock December 5, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Media

Catching Up With Details’ Dan Peres

The magazine’s editor in chief talked new hires and upcoming changes to the Mavericks issue at the SoHo House West Hollywood.

clock December 5, 2012Marcy Medina

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 13hKristi Ellis

Social Studies