True Grit Owners: Jill Johnson and Wally Piatt Vibe: Funky and reminiscent of a spaceship, it looks like a hunting lodge from the future. Bestsellers: Frankie B. denim Lines: Juicy Couture, C&C California, White Trash Charms, Miss Sixty and a customized T-shirt booth.
India House Owners: Yana and Krishan Gupta Vibe: Colorful exotic outdoor Indian Bazaar; a thin slice of New Delhi in downtown Santa Barbara. Bestsellers: Beaded slippers — sells over 200 a day. History: The husband-and-wife team expanded the family business of Indian imports — furniture, clothing, textiles and jewelry — into an open lot on State Street eight months ago.
Yellowstone Vintage Clothing Owners: Paul and Stephanie Haugen Vibe: A treasure trove of mint-condition Fifties cardigans and Eighties rock Ts. Bestsellers: Fifties prom and party dresses and vintage rock Ts. History: The husband-and-wife team started the store on the now-popular shopping strip, La Brea Avenue, in Los Angeles 30 years ago. They have since moved the business to downtown Santa Barbara, where the shop has become a destination for celebrities, stylists and designers.
Diani Owner: Ex-Londoner Caroline Diani. Vibe: A bright and airy space with high-beamed ceilings, this sophisticated yet casual designer boutique attracts a steady stream of regulars. Expect to be greeted by warm smiles and the wagging tail of Caroline's black lab, Plum. Bestsellers: Inhabit and Marc by Marc Jacobs jeans. Lines: Vanessa Bruno, Barbara Bui, Petit Bateau, Jenny Kayne,Alvin Valley, Laurence handbags, Me and Ro jewelry and Bernardo sandals.
From overseeing America’s fastest-growing speciality retailers to codifying cool, WWD talked to the women who are leading the way for the future of beauty. Check out our Instagram Stories to see how these women built today and are creating tomorrow. (📸: @hannah_khymych) #wwdbeauty
For @laperlalingerie's spring 2018 show, the brand chose to host their event at @thevenetianmacao. With Chinese megastars @bingbing_fan and @hubing in attendance, La Perla debuted a rock ‘n’ roll-inspired collection. The show marked the start of Sands Macao Fashion Week, which runs from October 19 to 24 — the city’s first such event. Pictured here are models backstage with glimmering eyes. #wwdfashion (📷: Cheuk-Yin To)
Trending for spring 2018: top stitch design. Gone are the days of stitch just for seams — designers are using the once-minimal detail to create strong decorative elements. (📷: Paola Testa; Styled by @andrew_shang) #wwdfashion
@tradesy is turning the concept of a showroom upside down with its new space in Santa Monica. Here, the company plans to hold events, art exhibits and a showcase rare fashion pieces like this Louis Vuitton boxing set. Get all the details on Tradesy’s first showroom on WWD.com. #wwdnews
Spotted last night at the @erdem x @hm launch event: Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Kirsten Dunst and Selma Blair. The party, which took place in LA, also marked the opening of their pop-up shop. “I was interested in creating a collection that wasn’t in any way disposable. It was about pieces you’d create and keep forever, things that have a permanence to it,” designer Erdem Moralioglu said. #wwdeye (📷: Katie Jones)
Renee Zellweger in yellow in 2001 and again in 2017. Chosen as one of the 12 @pantone Leading Spring Colors (and dubbed “Meadowlark”), it only makes sense that the bright hue stands the test of time and is making a resurgence this season, seen already on stars like @blakelively and @gigihadid. (📷: Donato Sardello & @rexfeatures) #wwdfashion #tbt
Dior’s 70th anniversary celebration continues with a new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. “Christian Dior,” which is scheduled to run through March 18, takes a look at the founders tenure from 1947 to 1057 and feature 40 designs. Pictured here is an evening gown from the Ailée, fall 1948-49 haute couture collection. #wwdfashion (📷: Brian Boyle)