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 fragrance pioneer has married his twin passions for perfume and architecture with the opening of his West Village boutique.
The series of 11 temporary venues will be set up simultaneously in eight different countries.
The AFA orchestrated an open talk between the designer and Margaret Russell, editor in chief of Architectural Digest.