Everyone loves a good movie, and with a reel playing Sixties and Seventies favorites — "The Thomas Crown Affair," "Breathless," "Ciao Manhattan" — it was fitting that bags of popcorn and boxes of Junior Mints were served at Kate Spade's fall collection. In an ode to the decades' strong women and Hollywood glamour, polished shapes were key: oversize patent clutches, color-blocked shoulder bags and, of course, plenty of smart totes. Meanwhile, satin florals and leopard prints added a playful element to evening. "We're in transition," said new co-president and creative director Deborah Lloyd. "Kate Spade has an amazing DNA. We plan to keep it looking fresh and modern."
“I’ve struggled my whole life to find a bathing suit that fits me that doesn’t look like a maternity bra. I’m proud of the line because it’s an accurate representation of me rather than me putting on someone else’s clothes,” says @atlantabean of her swimwear collaboration with @piaarrobio, LPA X ATL. The two decided on a swimwear collab and increased the industry standard size for the pieces. Read more about the line — and our interview with de Cadenet Taylor and Arrobio — on WWD.com #wwdfashion
Exclusive: Cate Blanchett has been named the first global beauty ambassador for @armanibeauty. Blanchett has been the face of the brand’s Sì fragrance franchise since 2013, and is now representing all of the label’s beauty categories including makeup and skin care. #wwdbeauty (📷: @zefashioninsider)
“From concept to creation, my goal was to create beautiful pieces, with a variety of sizes, all at affordable prices,” said @joansmalls of the swimwear and intimate apparel she designed for @smartandsexysocial. The collection includes neon laced bras, sheer bodysuits and swimwear separates. The intimates collection will launch in July, while the swimwear collection will be available for purchase on Tuesday at select @walmart stores, walmart.com and smartandsexy.com. #wwdfashion