MILLER LAYERS UP: Now that her fall show has come and gone, Nicole Miller has another project — a four-year licensing deal with Shayne Industries USA for a signature outerwear collection. The deal covers the U.S., Canada and Mexico with the option to expand to other countries. Shayne Industries USA is a subsidiary of Shayne Industries Taiwan, a $100 million outerwear and upholstery manufacturer and distributor. The outerwear collection that hits stores this fall will include printed wools, double-faced meltons and cashmeres, as well as a down and parka group and glazed tech rainwear. The line wholesales from $150 to $1,350, but the bulk is between $250 and $550.
SENATE ECONOMIC PLAN STALLS: Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked an alternate economic stimulus plan proposed by Democrats, who sought to expand a House-passed rebate and business incentive package they said did not go far enough in helping unemployed workers, senior citizens and disabled veterans. The vote was 58-41, but Democratic leaders failed to get the 60 votes necessary to limit debate and move their bill to the finish line. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.), who insisted on the vote over the objections of Republicans and the Bush administration, did not indicate whether he would try to bring up separate amendments to the House-passed bill or simply bring the House bill to a vote. The $146 billion House stimulus package, a compromise with the Bush administration, would provide $100 billion in tax rebates, including $600 for individuals, $1,200 for couples and an additional $300 per child.
EXCLUSIVE: @tomford is opening its first-ever beauty store. The boutique, which opens November 20 in London’s Covent Gardens, was designed with the over-the-top glam Ford is known for. Read the full story on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: Simon Wagner) #TomFordBeauty
New York-based DJ @harleyvnewton threw a party to celebrate the holiday collection of her dress and pajama line @hvn at the Ladurée Beverly Hills. It Girls @katebosworth, @rashidajones and more joined in on the fun, which included cocktails, croque monsieur sandwiches and a photo booth. #wwdfashion (📷: Owen Kolasinski/BFA.com)
For the holidays, @Burberry partnered with 20-year-old artist @blondeymccoy on a series of three outdoor murals in downtown Manhattan. The murals are McCoy’s interpretation of a Christmas eve party, the idea of charity and the spirit of family. His third mural, pictured here, is the most personal. The image depicts McCoy’s grandparents and father in London’s Trafalgar Square in the Seventies. “My work often features lots of sentimental objects.” #wwdeye
For spring 2018, designers applied bold colors and cartoonish motifs on everything from sneakers and belts to key chains. See all the top men’s accessories trends on WWD.com. #wwdtrends (📷: George Chinsee; Prop Styling by @rnasti; Market Editor: @luiscampuzano)
The @dior-sponsored @guggenheim international gala pre-party has a history of drawing cool-girl musical acts to serenade the crowd –– and last night was no exception. @haimtheband performed songs both new and old, and lured a star-studded audience with the likes of Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Mamoudou Athie and more. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
In a partnership between the @metopera and the @englishnationalopera, “Marnie” was born. The opera, with costumes sponsored by @mrporterlive, is an adaptation of the 1961 thriller by Winston Graham. Arianne Phillips, who created the costumes, is no rookie: She’s styled Madonna for her tours and created costumes for a myriad of films in the past. Read WWD’s interview with Phillips, where she talks about her inspiration for the opera’s costumes on WWD.com #wwdfashion
@barneysnyc took a different approach to their holiday windows this year. Instead of Christmas decor, Barneys tapped @thehaasbrothers to tell a story of positivity, gratitude and inclusivity via heartwarming silliness and humor. “It’s about kids and it’s about coming together and being family and loving each other,” said Simon Haas. #wwdfashion (📷: @joshuascottphoto)
Beauty influencer @kandeejohnson makes her foray into hair care with a collaboration with @ogx_beauty — making it the first time that OGX has teamed up for a product creation. The collab includes shampoos and conditioners in three scents. At 39 and a mom, Johnson is a different profile than the emerging social media stars, but is considered one of the pioneers of the digital beauty influencer world. Read WWD’s interview with her on wwd.com, including the strangest beauty product she’s ever tried #wwdbeauty