Although shoppers in bridge boutiques and departments are planning their wardrobes for holiday festivities, others dream of their trips to sunnier locales and are splurging on resort arrivals. A look at current bestsellers in the bridge category.
Store: Saks Fifth Avenue Best-selling items: A Tory Burch "Brigitte" purple elephant-print blouse and a Magaschoni bright orange cotton sweater with a patent leather zip-up. Price: Both are $195. Why: "Color and print are key trends for spring," said Saks' vice president and women's fashion director, Michael Fink. "You can purchase these wonderfully emotional wardrobe-pick-me-ups right now. Who doesn't love purple elephant for the holidays?"
“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)