Red is said to be the first color perceived by babies. Brides in China wear red on their wedding day. The red rose is a symbol of love and fidelity; the red carpet, a walk of fame for superstars and their hangers-on. In color psychology, red is the color of blood and the emotions that stir it, including love, passion and anger. And in beauty, red is the color of this season’s standout fragrances. Christian Lacroix’s Rouge blends patchouli with Spanish carnation (red, natch) and white pepper for a fresh take on a floral chypre, while Agent Provocateur’s Strip is as audacious as its name (and red point d’esprit tulle flacon) suggests.
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)