New sponsor Amazon didn't make vast changes to the format, while the local industry seemed open to the Instant Fashion experience.
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House Action to Curb China Growth Gains Steam
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers, looking to capitalize on momentum on Capitol Hill to restrain China's growth, reintroduced a bill Wednesday that would add currency manipulation to the list of unfair trade practices actionable under U.S. law.
Fashion's revolving door continues to spin furiously, with Carven's designer duo the latest to depart after a short tenure. Alexis Martial and Adrien Caillaudaud presented their last collection for the brand at Paris Fashion Week last September and are now leaving "by mutual agreement." Here, the duo posing backstage at the SS17 show. Read the full scoop on WWD, link in bio.
"I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to dress the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. Thank you Michelle for all of the things you have done for America and for the rest of the world, for the women in the United States and the rest of the world," said Donatella Versace in a statement about the rose gold chain mail gown she designed for the final State Dinner hosted by he Obamas tonight.
Remembering Bill Cunningham: editors, designers, philanthropists and socialites gathered at Carnegie Hall Monday afternoon to remember the late photographer. Click link in bio for more information on the @nytimes-organized event. (📷: @lexieblacklock)
What defines good and bad taste in fashion? "The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined" exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery in London is exploring just that. For an exclusive inside look at the exhibition, click link in bio.
Karl Lagerfeld took inspiration from high-tech - robots, cables, digital graphics - for @chanelofficial's spring 2017 collection. Click link in bio to see all the bags, shoes and hats from the Chanel show at #PFW. (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
A visit to the Shetland Islands inspired Sarah Burton's lineup packed with Scottish motifs (kilts, chunky knits, lace) that bridged tender and tough. See WWD's full review of @alexandermcqueen's spring collection at WWD.com. #PFW (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)