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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 1:42am
TOKYO—Retailers here saw higher sales in February thanks to tourist flows to Japan, cold weather and a weak yen that boosted the prices of imported luxury goods. Fast Retailing said Tuesday that February same-store sales at its Uniqlo stores in Japan grew by 7.7 percent over... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
Diller, Scofidio + Renfro has the kind of major commissions under its belt — the High Line and the upcoming Culture Shed at Hudson Yards — that make it one of the top architecture firms in New York City. Two years ago, the Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art in Greece... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
WOMAN POWER: The five laureates of the 17th annual For Women in Science awards were revealed Tuesday. The L’Oréal Foundation in partnership with UNESCO yearly recognizes the achievements of five female scientists, each of whom works in the physical sciences and hails from a... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
WOMAN POWER: The five laureates of the 17th annual For Women in Science awards were revealed Tuesday. The L’Oréal Foundation in partnership with UNESCO yearly recognizes the achievements of five female scientists, each of whom works in the physical sciences and hails from a... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
SUNNY AT THE SETAI: The von Furstenbergs are headed to South Beach. Led by financier Alexander von Furstenberg, the family has partnered with Nakash Holdings — the privately held company controlled by the founders of Jordache — on a new hotel deal. Nakash Holdings purchased The... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
SUNNY AT THE SETAI: The von Furstenbergs are headed to South Beach. Led by financier Alexander von Furstenberg, the family has partnered with Nakash Holdings — the privately held company controlled by the founders of Jordache — on a new hotel deal. Nakash Holdings purchased The... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
PARIS — Adam Andrascik, who is slated to stage his first runway show for Guy Laroche on Wednesday, said his main goal as the house’s new creative director will be to bridge the gap between two worlds, which at least at first glance have little in common: Laroche’s color- and... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
TWO-IN-ONE: In a business-savvy move to stay competitive, Damir Doma is merging his pre-fall and runway collections, WWD has learned. Reflecting on the strives of independent designers and a system that does not mirror the realpolitik of fashion, Doma said he will from now on... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
TWO-IN-ONE: In a business-savvy move to stay competitive, Damir Doma is merging his pre-fall and runway collections, WWD has learned. Reflecting on the strives of independent designers and a system that does not mirror the realpolitik of fashion, Doma said he will from now on... read more
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:01pm
RAZZLE DAZZLE: Swarovski is determined to mark its 120th anniversary in a big way. In New York tonight, the brand will start a years’ worth of celebrations with a one-night-only retrospective exhibit, showcasing its most famous creations. The event will also play home to the... read more

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