The Blogger Will See You Now

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  Digital influencers have become the beauty world’s most in-demand authorities — and they’re reaping the financial rewards.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Fashion in Transition

The recent sale of Donna Karan International by LVMH to G-III Apparel Group symbolizes the inability of American fashion to attain parity with its older European brethren.

clock August 3, 2016Bridget Foley

Guests, including tracy Stern (pictured) at the $650 minimum-ticketed event were encouraged to adhere to a dress code of “colorful disruption.”

Lifestyle

Is Money Ruining the Hamptons?

Is money ruining the Hamptons? Creatives weigh in on changes within the onetime artists’ haven.

clock August 3, 2016Misty White Sidell

Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: Summertime Fine

clock August 3, 2016WWD Staff

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Activewear

Activewear Brands Take Aim at Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics aren’t just a showcase of athletic prowess. They’re also a chance for fashion and activewear brands to strut their stuff.

clock August 10, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

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Financial

Facetime With Sandra Horbach, Cohead of U.S. Buyout at The Carlyle Group

Sandra Horbach just got a big job: cohead of the U.S. buyout team at The Carlyle Group, the private equity giant with $176 billion under management.

clock August 10, 2016Evan Clark

Saudi Arabia, long an underserved market in retail, will see many new projects come online in the next five years.

Real Estate

Malls Rising in the Saudi Arabian Desert

Saudi Arabia, long an underserved market in retail, will see many new projects come online in the next five years.

clock August 11, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

Government and Trade

Saudi Arabia: Open for Business — But Tread Carefully

In June, Saudi Arabia’s cabinet approved measures to open its retail sector to direct investment by foreigners, allowing companies doing trade in the kingdom to wholly own their businesses.

clock August 11, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

When the first Macy’s outside of the U.S. opens in Abu Dhabi next year, it promises to be a distinctly different venture.

Retail

The Abu Dhabi Retail Experience

When the first Macy’s outside of the U.S. opens in Abu Dhabi next year, it promises to be a distinctly different venture.

clock August 11, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

Retail

Dubai Malls Expand Space, Services

Dubai retail is home to the second-greatest number of international brands behind London.

clock August 11, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

Real Estate

Qatar Sees Construction Boom Ahead of 2022 World Cup

As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, more than $200 million is being spent on infrastructure projects across the country.

clock August 11, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

As sanctions have eased and brands look to enter Iran, real estate developers hasten to create the right retail infrastructure.

Government and Trade

Iran’s Burgeoning Retail Opportunity

As sanctions have eased and brands look to enter Iran, real estate developers hasten to create the right retail infrastructure.

clock August 11, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

Cairo’s first superregional mall ushers in a new era of retail in Egypt.

Retail

Cairo’s Mall of Egypt Ushers in New Era of Retail

Come September, the ancient pyramids of Giza will be getting a new neighbor: the country’s largest shopping center, Mall of Egypt.

clock August 11, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

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Jewelry

Jewelry Shines In Tough Times

Jewelry store expansions are taking place even as luxury sales slow globally, with Paris facing particular strife.

clock August 12, 2016Joelle Diderich

Jennifer Fisher’s gold chain-link cuff, miansai’s brass layered cuff bracelet and degs & Sal’s gold Spartan necklace.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Men’s Jewelry Trend: Lucky Charm

Embellished pendants on necklaces, cuff bracelets and statement rings are growing trends in men’s jewelry.

clock August 12, 2016Alex Badia

Digital influencers have become the beauty world’s most in-demand authorities — and they’re reaping the financial rewards.

Marketing and Promotion

The Blogger Will See You Now

Beauty brands are spending millions to tap into the loyal followings of the industry’s latest authorities: digital influencers.

clock August 8, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Katrin Thormann

Fashion Features

Model Call: Katrin Thormann

German model Katrin Thormann was known as the “tall skinny girl” in her native Kiel before she was discovered in Berlin as a teenager.

clock August 10, 2016Kristi Garced

Fendi’s calf leather bag and isabel marant’s leather sandal.

Accessory Trends

Resort 2017 Accessories Trend: Great Escapes

Resort has morphed from getaway clothes for a privileged few into a significant retail season packed with wardrobe staples, but designers haven’t forgotten the whimsical mood of accessories destined for vacation.

clock August 12, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Marc Jacobs’ calf hair and leather boot; Eddie Borgo’s plated silver and gold earrings and brooch with hand-cut crystals; Hayward’s leather and gray skakeskin clutch.

Accessory Trends

Resort 2017 Accessories Trend: Best of the West

For resort, designers gave the western theme another comeback.

clock August 12, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Amazon car sales. File photo dated 25/11/15 of an Amazon sign, as the company is weighing up plans to pursue a corporate partnership that could see it begin selling cars to UK consumers on its website after whetting its appetite in European markets including France and Italy. Issue date: Thursday June 15, 2017. It would see the online retail giant team up with a vehicle manufacturer to offer promotions and receive orders for new cars from UK customers through Amazon's platform, the Press Association understands. See PA story CITY Amazon. Photo credit should read: Nick Ansell/PA Wire URN:31703724

Business

Amazon’s Rough Week

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