LA PERLA SHAPES UP: La Perla will unveil its first line of shapewear, called ShapeCouture, on Sept. 4 at the Invista Inc. stand at the Mode City fair in Paris. The launch is part of Invista’s new Lycra beauty platform of quality fabric, The Science of Shaping, which will be displayed at the Invista stand showcasing innovations in both intimate apparel and swimwear.
NATORI’S NEW SITE: The Josie by Natori brand of young contemporary lingerie, loungewear and sleepwear is getting its first e-commerce site, josiebynatori.com, which is launching on Tuesday. The Web site was created by the Natori Co.’s creative agency, Cool Gray Seven. The Josie by Natori brand will also have its own Facebook and Twitter pages. Customers placing orders on josiebynatori.com will automatically be directed to the natori.com checkout and will have the opportunity to shop the Natori Collection as well.
Breaking: @cushnieetochs’ co-founders @carlycushnie and @ochsmichelle are parting ways. After a 10-year run, Ochs is leaving the brand. Get the full story on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
@maybelline’s Kanako Takase had snow bunnies in mind when creating the beauty look for @philipppleininternational. Playing off of the bedazzled snowboards in the collection, Takase mixed two highlighters together for a luminous sheen. #wwdbeauty #nyfw (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
“There’s a huge gap between the old way of doing things and today. It takes the youth to help evolve that. You have to count on the kids today to help lead you into the future. A lot of these retailers are stuck in the past. Communication is the biggest thing,” said @ronniefieg of @kith on the youth’s role in retail. On Monday night, Jeff Staple moderated a keynote session with Fieg and @syresmith at Assembly - a series of workshops, talks and keynotes addressing topics or issues in the apparel industry. Head to WWD.com to read more advice from Fieg and what Smith thinks of his dad @willsmith’s Instagram account and sustainability (📷: @weston.wells)
@joansmalls closed the @michaelkors fall 2018 show in black sequined pants and a varsity T printed with 19 on the front and 81 on the back. 1981 – the year Kors went into business. #wwdfashion #nfyw (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
“You think your life is going to be a certain way, and nothing you thought would happen ends up happening. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be designing clothes and working with Mickey Drexler, and building something I’m deeply proud of,” said Jenna Lyons. Nine months after leaving @jcrew, Lyons is exploring the meaning of happiness. Read the interview, where Lyons talks about reinvention and more on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Farrell) #jennalyons #jcrew