Fashion Frolic Coutorture is a fashion network started by bloggers Julie Fredrickson of Almost Girl and Philip Leif Bjerknes of Millionaire Socialite. The advertising-supported site includes 65 fashion blogs, videos, podcasts and polls on topics such as "to whom is Gap losing its customers?" Answer: Target, according to 42 percent of visitors. (Here, clothing and jewelry from Kilo International of Brooklyn, an Almost Girl favorite.)
Catch the Buzz See what other shoppers are lusting after online or share your own obsessions at Stylehive. The site lets you share, e-mail or publish bookmarks for products. Most items fall into the home-decorating and clothing categories, such as this damask-patterned acrylic chair from Janmilne of Glasgow, Scotland.
All Natural For her senior thesis project at New York University, student Geraldine Sarmiento designed leather clutch purses and bracelets decorated with laser etching and laser-cut shapes based on mathematical algorithms used to model plant growth, known as Lindenmayer or L-System.
“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)