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Moynat Bringing Its French Touch to China

The French leather-goods-maker plans to open three gallerylike spaces in Greater China next year.

– December 15, 2014

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Raises Awareness for Tokyo's Hotel Okura

On Friday, the Italian luxury label posted on its Web site an initiative aimed at saving the hotel from a brutal renovation.

– December 15, 2014

Beauty

Japan's Kosé Zeroes In on U.S.

Despite a large business, the cosmetics company has until now had very limited international experience, particularly outside of Asia.

– December 12, 2014

Beauty

Mecca Cosmetica Opens New Flagship in Australia

The store is complete with new areas, such as Mecca Trove featuring emerging brands, and Australia’s first Nars boutique.

– December 12, 2014

Beauty

WWD Beauty Edtiors Round Up Hip Retail Areas Worldwide

WWD’s editors hit the streets to find emerging, hip retail areas in the world’s capitals of cool.

– December 12, 2014

Fashion

Fred Segal Opening in Tokyo

The retailer, majority owned by Sandow, will open its first store outside the U.S. this spring.

– December 11, 2014

Runway

Dior Pre-Fall 2015

In Tokyo on Thursday night, Raf Simons sent out a futuristic, outdoorsy take on daywear rife with both function and sequined shimmer.

– December 11, 2014

Runway

Backstage at Dior Pre-Fall 2015

WWD went behind the scenes at the show.

– December 11, 2014

Fashion

Josie Natori Heading to Philippines for Pope Francis' Visit

The Manila-born designer is helping her mother, Angelita Almeda, an unofficial liaison to the Vatican Embassy, to prepare for the pope’s three-day visit.

– December 10, 2014

Accessories

Valextra Plots Retail Expansion

Hot on the heels of the opening of its first U.S. flagship in New York last month, the brand has set up shop in Hong Kong’s IFC mall.

– December 10, 2014

The Markets

Bangladesh Shoots High: Apparel Sales of $50B by 2021

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, speaking at the opening of the three-day Apparel Summit, endorsed the idea of a $50 billion industry.

– December 9, 2014

Men's

M: Must Wear — Cult Brands of Japan

Three independent Japanese labels—Neighborhood, Visvim, and White Mountaineering—are making a strong impression on aficionados of street wear.

– December 9, 2014

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