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News Brief: Inès de la Fressange Returns to Retail, Tommy Restages Fall 2015 Show in Beijing

And five-year-old New York design label Honor is putting its ready-to-wear line on hold.
Tommy Hilfiger's show in Bejing on Tuesday. Photo: Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger's show in Bejing on Tuesday. Photo: Tommy Hilfiger

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this morning.

Cher fronts Marc Jacobs fall campaign
Well, now we know why Cher accompanied Marc Jacobs to the Met Gala. Stylist and longtime Marc Jacobs collaborator Katie Grand posted images from Marc Jacobs's latest campaign and it stars none other than the 69-year-old singer, actress and style icon. In the campaign, which was shot by David Sims, we see Cher modeling one of the gowns from Marc Jacobs's fall 2015 collection. {Fashionista}

Tommy Hilfiger shows fall collection in Beijing
Tommy Hilfiger restaged his fall 2015 show in Beijing Tuesday night. The event also marked the opening of the first Tommy Hilfiger flagship store in mainland China. Like many other Western brands, Tommy Hilfiger is aiming to tap further into the growing luxury market in Asia. {WWD}

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Inès de la Fressange returns to retail
Arbiter for Parisian chic, Inès de la Fressange, has opened a new store in Paris on the Left Bank. The return of her own brick-and-mortar retail space comes 16 years after the loss of her store and eponymous brand and, more recently, the launch of a collaboration with Uniqlo. The new store will sell her branded products alongside a selection of handpicked merchandise. {WWD}

North American sales slow for Michael Kors
North American sales for Michael Kors slumped in the first three months of the year. Analysts are blaming low sales on a number of factors, including low mall traffic, lower than usual tourism, shipping delays on the West Coast and a decline in watch sales. There is, however, some positive news. Sales in Europe grew nearly 60 percent and there was also a 65 percent spike in sales in Japan. {Fashionista}

Honor puts on a hold on ready-to-wear
Honor, the five-year-old favorite of red carpet stars like Keira Knightley and Zosia Mamet, is putting its ready-to-wear business on pause to focus on bridal and custom orders. {Fashionista}