NEW YORK — Individual, handmade and quirky don’t sound like recipes for big sales, but retailers believe that’s exactly what will inspire their customers come spring if the New York runways are any indication.
Designers made statements with unusual pairings of materials — leather and crochet at Proenza Schouler, leather laser-cut to look like lace at Jason Wu and reembroidered lace at Vera Wang. Elsewhere, there were dresses that combined silk, chiffon and satin or mixed prints and patterns. Retailers insisted consumers will splurge on such distinctive looks.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)