The hopes that some stability had come may be quickly fading in Brazil.
Since early June, protests that began out of anger over public transit fare increases have spread across the country, filling the streets of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and a dozen other cities. Things had been quieter of late before about 2,000 protesters gathered early Wednesday night in front of the street where Rio de Janeiro state governor Sérgio Cabral lives, in the upscale Leblon neighborhood. They chanted “Get out, Cabral’’ to a samba beat, and protested the misuse of public funds, including the use by the governor of helicopters to take his family to their beach house every weekend at the expense of taxpayers.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)