Dallas Market Center Women’s and Children’s Apparel Market, Oct. 22 to 25; FashionCenterDallas at the World Trade Center
Daily Events 8:30 a.m.: Coffee and doughnuts, Hall of Nations, first floor. 8:30 a.m.: Hot breakfast, 14th floor. 9 a.m.: Market orientation tour, meet at room 156A. 9:30 a.m.: Coffee and doughnuts, 15th floor rear skylight. 9:30 a.m.: Continental breakfast, SCENE, 13th floor. 9:30 a.m.: Cereal bar, 15th floor front skylight. 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Massages, 12th floor atrium. 10 a.m.: Brunch, Kidsworld, 8th floor atrium. 4 to 5 p.m.: Lucky 13 drawings at participating showrooms Thursday through Saturday, 13th floor.
Special Events Thursday, Oct. 22 11 a.m.: Hummus and pita chips, 15th floor atrium. 2 p.m.: Popcorn, 14th floor atrium. 3 p.m.: Discovery Tour of accessories with Rawlins Gilliland. Meet at Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor. 4 p.m.: SCENE trend seminar by Gregor Simmons, SCENE stage, 13th floor. 6:15 p.m.: Fashion First runway show of spring looks with a finale of designs by finalists in the Texas Next Top Designer competition, Hall of Nations, first floor.
Friday, Oct. 23 9 a.m.: Spring bridge fashion forecast by Gregor Simmons, SCENE stage. 10 a.m.: Discovery Tour of SCENE with Rawlins Gilliland. Meet in front of SCENE, 13th floor. 11 a.m.: Nuts and cheeses, 13th floor showrooms. Noon and 1 p.m.: Fashion shows, Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor. 2 p.m.: Puffed rice and marshmallow bars, 15th floor atrium. 3 p.m.: Discovery Tour of apparel with Rawlins Gilliland. Meet at Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor. 4 p.m.: Cocktail party and fashion show of Colombian designers, Colombian Pavilion, SCENE, 13th floor. 4 p.m.: Candy bar, 8th floor atrium. 5 p.m.: Oktoberfest party at participating showrooms, 14th floor. 6 to 7.p.m.: Shop late. 6 p.m.: Screening of “Valentino: The Last Emperor,” Hall of Nations, first floor.
Saturday, Oct. 24 10 a.m.: Seminar: Targeting the U.S. Hispanic Consumer, by Lorena Hidalgo, manager of Hispanic marketing for Wrangler Specialty/VF Jeanswear, SCENE stage, 13th floor. Noon and 1 p.m.: Fashion shows, Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor. 2 p.m.: Accessories drawings, participating showrooms, 7th floor. 2 p.m.: Dips and sips, 13th floor atrium.
“These collections continue to build on that vision, empowering differently abled adults to express themselves through fashion,” said @tommyhilfiger of his line of adaptive apparel, which launches today. The line consists of 37 men’s and 34 women’s styles based upon the pieces from the spring Tommy Hilfiger sportswear collection. #wwdnews
“Stranger Things” is getting a new cast member for season 2. Meet @sadiesink_, the 15-year-old who will be joining the Netflix series for its new season. You may recognize her from “The Glass Castle” with Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson, but the Texas native’s next role goes in an entirely different direction. She describes her character, Max, as “a rough and tumble skater girl [who] becomes friends with the boys at school.” The second season debuts on October 27. (📷: @jgreenery) #wwdeye
Amid the Harvey Weinstein controversy, there’s another sector that’s being put under the spotlight for sexual abuse: the modeling industry. While rumors about abuse and sexual harassment of female and male models — and the photographers, agents and others who perpetrated it — have circulated within the fashion world for years, model @cameronrussell started posting stories from models on Instagram last week about abusive situations they’ve encountered — from sexual harassment and molestation to attempted rape. Over 75 have weighed in so far. Read more on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdnews
To celebrate its 16th anniversary, @dylanscandybar tapped designers and celebrities to create mosaics out of candy. The mosaics will be auctioned off to support the philanthropic cause of each participant’s choice. Pictured here is the mural created by @aliceandolivia's Stacey Bendet. For a first look at some of the other artwork being unveiled tonight, go to WWD.com. #wwdeye
The annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Pacific Palisades this weekend drew Kate Hudson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Laura Dern and more. See pictures of the star-studded event on WWD.com. (📷: @chelsealaurenla) #wwdeye
In his new book “Hollywood Royale,” Andy Warhol’s Protégé Matthew Rolston celebrates the Eighties revival of Hollywood glamour. Featuring more than 100 portraits taken by Rolston from 1977 to 1993, the book contains photos of icons like Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, and @drewbarrymore, pictured here in 1991. “Hollywood Royale,” out today, will be accompanied by an exhibition opening at Los Angeles’ Fahey/Klein Gallery on March 1. #wwdeye
"Nowadays when life is not so happy with everything going on in the world, I think people come to me for a little bit of whimsy and color and fun." - Designer Rebecca De Ravenel on her cult-favorite jewelry line. (📸 : @vsteves) #wwd40
“Everyone is talking about how the retail industry is struggling, but I think it’s an incredible time because brands who are doing something different and innovative are setting themselves up for the future,” said @adamgoldston, who founded the luxury athletic brand @apl with his brother @ryangoldsten. The Goldston’s are part of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables. See the rest of the list on WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
@eyeswoon blogger Athena Calderone debuted her first-ever cookbook, “Cook Beautiful,” which is heavily centered on the presentation and visual expression of food. Pictured here are her miso glazed carrots from the book. Get the recipe on WWD.com. (📷: @johnny_miller_) #wwdeye