Giorgia Caovilla, who launched her feminine O Jour footwear line in 2010, and has a small manufacturing plant on the Brenta, credits Giovanni Luigi Voltan for developing the Riviera del Brenta footwear district.
After returning to his hometown of Stra from Boston, a shoe manufacturing hub in the early 20th century, Voltan introduced serialized production processes in his factory, containing costs through the mechanization of some phases of the cycle and becoming more competitive and efficient.
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)