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.
The departures come at a time when Kellwood’s parent, Sun Capital Partners, has been exploring an initial public offering for the contemporary brand.
Proenza Schouler’s designers talked about their decade in fashion and their talent for finding the right partners, both creative and financial.
In keeping with a “Gentlewoman” theme, the new women’s design team worked in an assortment of luxury materials, fabrics and patterns.