Members of the fashion industry have rallied behind a new book, "FutureFashion White Papers," that champions sustainability.
Diane von Furstenberg, Barneys New York's Julie Gilhart, Steven Kolb of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Liz Claiborne Inc.'s Tim Gunn and models Shalom Harlow and Elettra Wiedemann are among those who have made contributions to the book. The 287-page tome is part of a series addressing sustainability that has been published by Earth Pledge, an environmentally minded agency that works with government, industry and community groups. The aim is to promote renewable, reusable and nonpolluting ways to design.
“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)