Back in May, Karl Lagerfeld kicked off the resort 2013 season with an over-the-top Chanel runway show in the garden of Versailles. Models wore beribboned jewels, pouf skirts and pantaloons — nearly all of them finished off with a sensible, rubber-bottomed pair of brothel creepers, worked Chanel-style in shiny metallics and pretty pastel stripes. And he’s not the only one on the comfort trail for resort. Marc Jacobs went practical with platform penny loafers in cherry red and lemon brights. The classic oxford was chic-ed up at Sonia Rykiel and Givenchy in, respectively, silk satin and allover lace, while comfort shoes at Balenciaga and Prada came in the form of leather schoolgirl sandals. Never have designers been so down-to-earth.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styled by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)