Newfound fame often brings the urge to capitalize on it. Bravo's "Real Housewives" franchise has given birth to scores of reality stars, many hoping to extend their 15 minutes with the creation of accessories lines. WWD weighs in on the recent slew of collections.
Who: Kelly Bensimon, "Real Housewives of New York"
Calling Card: Known for kooky behavior that some have called crazy, Kelly is an ex-model and former wife of Gilles Bensimon.
The Product: Rocker-inspiredjewelry featuring studs, feathers andmixed-metal chainspriced under $150.
The Verdict: A perfect spot to pick up "stoner" feather earringsand necklaces, which are aptly named after Bensimon’s favorite Seventies rockers.
Etro’s show, titled “The Tree of Life,” was a celebration of the house’s 50th anniversary. “My father founded the company in 1968, which was the year of counterculture and psychedelia. It’s really a show that celebrates that and the paisley design of India and its origin,” said Veronica Etro. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18 (📷: @delphineachard)
For @msgm’s spring 2018 show, creative director @massimogiorgetti said “Words, sounds, colors. Synthesis and therapy of a collection,” were the inspirations behind the collection, showing today. Read the rest of Milan spring 2018 inspirations on WWD.com. #mfw #wwdfashion #ss18
For her first solo album in over 10 years, Fergie tapped Carine Roitfeld, Mert and Marcus, Giovanni Bianco and more to create a fashion-focused video approach for the record, Double Dutchess. "Giovanni really helped me get back in touch with my tomboy side, my hardside," said the singer. #wwdeye #wwdfashion ( : @slovekinpics)
“Volumes and Graphic Art of the Nineties are the main inspirations of the new Aquilano.Rimondi SS 2018 collection,” said cocreative directors Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18