- NEW BAGS FOR VITTADINI: Adrienne Vittadini has signed a new licensing agreement for its handbag collection with Sondra Roberts, a 25-year-old independent specialist. The bags will be sold starting for the fall season in better specialty and department stores and include two price tiers — a bridge-level collection that retails from $400 to $975 and better-priced bags from $125 to $395. Previously, the company licensed its bags to Mondani.
-NORTHPARK SHOOTING: A woman who was shot in the cheek Friday night in a parking lot at NorthPark Center mall in Dallas was in fair condition Monday at Baylor University Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. Police hope a witness will come forward to help identify the suspect, who fled, said Kevin Janse, a police spokesman. The victim, Mary Boyd, 43, of Waxahachie, Tex., was sitting in her Ford F-150 pickup truck and waiting for her teenage daughter to emerge from a movie theater when the gunman approached her at 9:15 p.m. in what appears to have been an attempted robbery or carjacking, Janse said.
“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)