NEW YORK — Miami is turning into a place for fashionable living, with a bit of Italian style.Marking its first branded real estate project globally, Fendi is partnering with Château Group to develop Fendi Château Residences, a 12-story waterfront condo at 9365 Collins Avenue, just south of the The Bal Harbour Shops and slated for completion in June 2016.It will feature 58 units — apartments and penthouses — from 3,300 to more than 7,000 square feet with 10-foot ceilings and ocean-view terraces. The residences also come replete with a Fendi Casa kitchen and Gaggenau appliances, Italian marble bathrooms as well staff quarters, for example. They are priced from $5 million to $22 million.“Fendi Château Residences further consolidate our ties in the luxury private property sector, in particular with a qualitative partner like Château Group,” said Fendi chairman and chief executive officer Pietro Beccari. “It fully expresses the codes, history and savoir-faire that characterize Fendi.” Château Group president Manuel Grosskopf described the building’s architecture as “undulated” in a way that “echoes the waves” of the Atlantic Ocean that it faces. “Its residences and deluxe amenities combine function along with Fendi style on a grand scale for the very first time,” Grosskopf said. Fendi isn’t the only Italian hitting town. Earlier this month, Giorgio Armani unveiled a partnership with Dezer Development and The Related Group for a new Armani/Casa Residences project in Miami. That 60-story, César Pelli-designed tower will be located in Sunny Isles Beach, north of Bal Harbour.
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty
Virgil Abloh’s dad Nee and Don Crawley, cofounder of RSVP Gallery, were some of the hometown crew at the Chicago-born designer’s debut show for Louis Vuitton. (📸: @jdiderich ) #wwdmens #louisvuitton #virgilabloh
About last night: @marycharteris and @adwoaaboah hit up Hyde Park for the Serpentine Galleries’ annual summer party held in partnership with @chanelofficial. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
“This is Paris, my first show. I’m all about democracy. If some kid shows up, flew from New Jersey to just be around, let’s get him a seat.” — @virgilabloh tells WWD’s @jdiderich ahead of his first show for @louisvuitton men’s. (📸: @alfredo_piola ) #wwdmens #virgilabloh #louisvuitton
“Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are dedicated to carrying on her legacy,” said Anna Bakst, brand president and chief executive officer of @katespadeny. The Kate Spade Foundation announced that it will be donating $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness in tribute to the recent death of Kate Spade. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @chinseephoto)
A first look at @virgilabloh’s sneakers for @louisvuitton. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion 📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim