When it comes to fine fragrance, Italy is the rising capital of the world. An array of designers are launching new scents for spring, ranging from the super sexy (Versace) to the appealingly individualistic (Marni). No matter the ethos of the house, Italian brands are finding a willing customer base. “As Italian designer houses have become more popular, the fragrances are a natural extension of that popularity,” reasons Howard Kreitzman, Bloomingdale’s vice president of cosmetics and fragrances. “We feel that for many customers, the idea of these fragrances evokes the beauty and spirit of Italy.” Now that’s amore.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styled by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)