“Accessories are important, but we are not an accessories company, and the rule should be that you do what you know how to do at your best,” Giancarlo Giammetti told WWD in 2007.
Five years later, it can be said that while Valentino remains primarily a ready-to-wear label, it has also shown it can deliver successful, high-end accessories, which, according to chief executive officer Stefano Sassi, currently account for 30 to 35 percent of sales.
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; Styles 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)