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Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:18am
SNAP HAPPY: Despite many of his famous pictures being shot in the City of Light, Arthur Elgort had never held an exhibition in Paris – until now. As such, the opening of his “Fashion, Ballet, Jazz” retrospective at Colette on Wednesday evening drew quite a crowd of fashion... read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 3:31am
The Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, a non-profit initiative backed by Alibaba Group, said it has made minority investments in three companies, including online fashion retailer Grana and two food-related enterprises. “The three selected companies in this round impressed us... read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 3:30am
NOW FASHION: While Paris may have largely shunned the instant fashion trend, Virgil Abloh, founder and creative director of indie streetwear label Off-White, is giving it his blessing – albeit with a short wait time between the runway presentation in Paris tonight and... read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 2:26am
Cartier invited Hongkongers into the ultimate bachelor’s pad for the launch of its new men’s watch collection Drive de Cartier. In an effort to woo customers while luxury watches are fighting a retail sales slump in the city, the brand created a pop-up store modeled on a sleek... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
WILD AT HEART: Swedish fashion retailer H&M is teaming with the World Wildlife Fund on a new kids’ collection aimed at helping conserve endangered species and highlight their plight. The WWF collection, launching Thursday in H&M stores and online, is made with organic... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
WILD AT HEART: Swedish fashion retailer H&M is teaming with the World Wildlife Fund on a new kids’ collection aimed at helping conserve endangered species and highlight their plight. The WWF collection, launching Thursday in H&M stores and online, is made with organic... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
“Design is over.” That might sound a tad iconoclastic, but Emiliano Salci is truly convinced that the traditional approach to interior design is outdated. “Everybody is doing revival — the major furniture companies have restarted the production of their vintage pieces.... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
SHOPPING CHANNEL: Mr Porter will launch a shoppable app on Apple TV, WWD has learned. The Mr Porter for Apple TV app, which is created for tvOS, the operating system Apple TV runs on, will allow shoppers to browse through The Journal, the e-tailer’s weekly digital magazine. The... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
SHOPPING CHANNEL: Mr Porter will launch a shoppable app on Apple TV, WWD has learned. The Mr Porter for Apple TV app, which is created for tvOS, the operating system Apple TV runs on, will allow shoppers to browse through The Journal, the e-tailer’s weekly digital magazine. The... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6:41pm
Japanese retail sales fell 2.1 percent in August in year-on-year terms, marking their six straight month of contraction, according to data from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. It was a tough month for retailers. As reported, typhoons and the fact that there was... read more

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