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.
The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.
Attendees included Jason Wu, Kelly Klein, Barry and Sheryl Schwartz, Dana Lorenz, Alex de Betak, Adam Lippes and more.
Luxury boutique Just One Eye celebrated its collaboration with The Row and Damien Hirst.
The affair, honoring conductor Riccardo Muti, raised funds for the Institute’s foundation, which promotes cultural initiatives.
Winner Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman will be mentored by Chrome Hearts’ owners and designers Richard and Laurie Lynn Stark.