MILAN — A smorgasbord of trends — from punk to ladylike — and a surfeit of heavy fabrics and somber colors made buying the Italian collections a challenge, retailers said.
“This is certainly the season for the skills of the buying team to create an optimistic buy based on beautiful fabrications that are not too thick and heavy, emphasizing cut, detailing and buying into color wherever we see it,” said Sarah Rutson, fashion director at Hong Kong-based Lane Crawford. “Clothes need to sing on the rail and draw the customer in.”
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styled by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)