A look from JoJo Freestyle by Danskin that’s selling at Target.
Nickelodeon has forged a partnership with Danskin, the 135-year-old heritage dance and activewear brand owned by Iconix Brand Group. They will launch two collections inspired by Nick star JoJo Siwa, the 14-year-old dancer, singer, actress and YouTube personality.The partnership includes JoJo Freestyle by Danskin, a dancewear, gymnastics and ath-leisure collection available exclusively, starting today, at Target and target.com, and JoJo by Danskin, which will launch in the spring at Kohl’s Corp. Both collaborations represent Danskin’s first entry into co-branded kids’ lines.'For Target, retail prices range from $12.99 to $19.99, and the line consists of leotards, tights, dance skirts, tutus and leg warmers, as well as fashion tops, sweatshirts, hoodies, leggings, skorts, joggers, sports bras, bike-tards and cropped tops. The girls' size range is from extra small to large. The Kohl’s prices haven’t been set yet on a similar line with different patterns.The Target Corp. collection features Siwa's signature rainbow print, bows and inspiring graphic quotes such as "Dream, Dance, Love." The Kohl's collection, which arrives in stores in April, is accented with gold foil detailing and rhinestones in multiple pastel colors.“JoJo is a TV star, singer and social media influencer, but her first love is dancing and it’s something she’s still incredibly passionate about today. That’s what makes this collaboration with Danskin so authentic and such a natural fit,” said Jose Castro, senior vice president of softlines for Nickelodeon.[caption id="attachment_11052859" align="alignnone" width="573"] JoJo Siwa[/caption]“Danskin has been integrated into the world of dance and fitness apparel for decades, and we are exited to extend the brand’s connection to a younger generation through our first co-branded kids partnership with JoJo Siwa,” said Jamie Cygielman, chief marketing officer of Iconix Brand Group.Nickelodeon signed Siwa about a year ago to a talent deal and to develop consumer products for her, products which range from apparel, accessories and beauty to home décor and consumer electronics. Her fashion doll was a top seller at Wal-Mart this summer. Siwa has been integrated into several on-air initiatives, including specials like the Nick Halloween Special and HALO Awards. She will also appear on Lip Sync Battle Shorties alongside host Nick Cannon, and will be performing on Nick’s float at the Thanksgiving Day Parade.Now in its 38th year, Nickelodeon is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. The company includes TV programming and production in the U.S. and around the world, in addition to consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films.
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For @versace_official’s spring ad campaign, the brand emphasized the archival prints from the spring tribute collection dedicated to the late Gianni Versace. Closing out the show were five of Gianni’s favorite models: Cindy, Naomi, Carla, Helena, and Claudia. Bowing on December 18, the new campaign is yet another tribute to supermodel-dom as the images by Steven Meisel are fronted by @iamnaomicampbell, @cturlington, @gisele and more. #wwdfashion
Four-time Oscar-nominated actress Annette Bening has been waiting 20 years to play Gloria Graham in "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool," which will be released on December 29. The movie about Graham – a Hollywood star known for her controversial relationship with a younger Englishman named Peter Turner – is based off a memoir Turned wrote. "She felt vulnerable to him, because she loved him, she really did love him. And anyone that we really truly are in love with, we re vulnerable to in a very deep way," said Bening. Read our full interview with the modern icon of an actress on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @ninebagatelles; Styled by @cristinaehrlich)
The crisp white button down: a staple that can be dressed up or down and accessorized throughout the decades. Here, on a Art Basel-goer in 2017 on the left and on the iconic Audrey Hepburn in “Roman Holiday” in 1953 on the right. #tbt #wwdfashion (📷: Andrew Morales)
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EXCLUSIVE: Huda Kattan just became the first beauty influencer to land a major beauty deal. Kattan's business, @hudabeauty, has received a minority investment from private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners. The brand, which industry sources say is on track to do $200 million in retail sales for 2017, will receive support on product, retail and geographic expansion through the deal. Get all the details on the deal and read @_a_collins' interview with Kattan on WWD.com. Link in bio. (📷: @jgreenery) #wwdbeauty #wwdnews
Peruvian model @juanaburga_official – who is known for walking the runways of @rodarte, @viviennewestwood and @torybuch – is making the move to the big screen with drama “Los Últimos.” The film premiered in Argentina in November and arrives in the U.S. and Europe in 2018. On making the switch from modeling to acting, Burga told WWD: “It’s a completely different thing – a lot of people think it’s similar or try to connect things, especially like getting used to the camera or being looked at all the time or playing these different characrers, but film is a completely different story.” #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)
London’s newly opened @designmuseum will look back on the life and work of Azzedine Alaïa in a show that the designer helped to curate before he died of heart failure last month. The retrospective, which Alaïa had worked on with Mark Wilson, chief curator of the @groningermuseum, will look at the impact of his work worldwide. The show, “Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier,” will run from May 10 to October 7. Read more about the exhibit on WWD.com #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @zefashioninsider)