Joseph Altuzarra’s spring collection was an exercise in savvy restraint and sleek precision, while for fall, he came elegantly and nonchalantly undone, offering loose T-shirts, patterns, patchwork and a grunge flavor. Michael Bastian Menswear Nominee
Michael Bastian’s message is all about an abundance of friendly, handsome clothes. Eddie Borgo Swarovski Accessories Nominee
Eddie Borgo has rapidly risen as the darling of the accessories set, starting with his signature conical spike and continuing to dazzle each season with a bold, aggressive style. Patrik Ervell Menswear Nominee
Patrik Ervell, known for his minimalist cool aesthetic, proved his willingness to try something new with a parachute theme for fall that included multiple bomber jackets and even a pleather parachute bodysuit. Robert Geller Swarovski Menswear Nominee
Robert Geller’s spring collection struck a modern note, resulting in one of his strongest collections to date, while his fall effort was inspired by Luchino Visconti’s cinematography for a way-downtown air.
Prabal Gurung Swarovski Womenswear Nominee
In just a few seasons, Prabal Gurung has established himself as a go-to guy for the dressed-up set with a current of eccentricity infusing his polished lady fare with youth and modernity. Alejandro Ingelmo Swarovski Accessories Nominee
Hailing from a top Cuban shoemaking family in the Fifties, Alejandro Ingelmo has turned extreme platforms into a fashion lady's must-have shoe. Marc Jacobs Womenswear Nominee
Marc Jacobs’ two major collections highlighted his rare ability to put his unmistakable signature on diametrically opposed ideas. For spring, Jacobs saluted Seventies decadence with flash and charm, while for fall he turned arch control— much of it rubberized — positively dotty. Reed Krakoff Accessories Nominee
Reed Krakoff launched his own luxe-meets-louche line last year, focused on utilitarian chic sportswear and ultra leathers, plus jewelry and other baubles. For fall, colorful wedge python booties were the stars of his accessories offer.
Phillip Lim Swarovski Menswear Nominee
Phillip Lim strives “to make elegance feel youthful,” and in his fall men’s line, he elevated clean, sporty silhouettes with what he called “artisanal” details. Pamela Love Swarovski Accessories Nominee
As her name might imply, Pamela Love is fashion’s 2011 equivalent of a Sixties hippie, whose organic ingredients, such as feathers and crystals mixed with heavy metals, make for high-drama jewelry.
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez No matter where Team PS takes its audience — from Southwest Navajo to India to a downtown loft — the collection oozes polished urban-chic, while accessories, like their first hit bag — the PS1, inspired by a classic satchel — reflect an artsy vibe. Simon Spurr Menswear Nominee
Long inspired by Savile Row, Simon Spurr offers a highly polished standard of quality and refinement in his work, whether his message is British banker, Italian playboy or Hollywood scenester.
The Row Swarovski Womenswear Nominee
Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s collection is progressing into a dazzling, multifaceted jewel with beautiful tailoring and simple silhouettes that belie meticulous details and construction.
Alexander Wang Womenswear Nominee Swarovski Menswear Nominee Accessories Nominee
For fall, hat-trick nominee Alexander Wang offered “extreme sportswear,” with edgy, tough-chic clothes and cheeky accessories, such as eyewear with fluffy mink straps and dainty mules covered in fox fur — perfect, he says, for “the rich bitch housewife.” Jason Wu Swarovski Accessories Nominee
Jason Wu launched a shoe and bag collection on the spring runway, offering frame bags and heels done in contrast leathers that were all extremely chic but with a very welcome bite.
EXCLUSIVE: @tomford is opening its first-ever beauty store. The boutique, which opens November 20 in London’s Covent Gardens, was designed with the over-the-top glam Ford is known for. Read the full story on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: Simon Wagner) #TomFordBeauty
New York-based DJ @harleyvnewton threw a party to celebrate the holiday collection of her dress and pajama line @hvn at the Ladurée Beverly Hills. It Girls @katebosworth, @rashidajones and more joined in on the fun, which included cocktails, croque monsieur sandwiches and a photo booth. #wwdfashion (📷: Owen Kolasinski/BFA.com)
For the holidays, @Burberry partnered with 20-year-old artist @blondeymccoy on a series of three outdoor murals in downtown Manhattan. The murals are McCoy’s interpretation of a Christmas eve party, the idea of charity and the spirit of family. His third mural, pictured here, is the most personal. The image depicts McCoy’s grandparents and father in London’s Trafalgar Square in the Seventies. “My work often features lots of sentimental objects.” #wwdeye
For spring 2018, designers applied bold colors and cartoonish motifs on everything from sneakers and belts to key chains. See all the top men’s accessories trends on WWD.com. #wwdtrends (📷: George Chinsee; Prop Styling by @rnasti; Market Editor: @luiscampuzano)
The @dior-sponsored @guggenheim international gala pre-party has a history of drawing cool-girl musical acts to serenade the crowd –– and last night was no exception. @haimtheband performed songs both new and old, and lured a star-studded audience with the likes of Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Mamoudou Athie and more. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
In a partnership between the @metopera and the @englishnationalopera, “Marnie” was born. The opera, with costumes sponsored by @mrporterlive, is an adaptation of the 1961 thriller by Winston Graham. Arianne Phillips, who created the costumes, is no rookie: She’s styled Madonna for her tours and created costumes for a myriad of films in the past. Read WWD’s interview with Phillips, where she talks about her inspiration for the opera’s costumes on WWD.com #wwdfashion
@barneysnyc took a different approach to their holiday windows this year. Instead of Christmas decor, Barneys tapped @thehaasbrothers to tell a story of positivity, gratitude and inclusivity via heartwarming silliness and humor. “It’s about kids and it’s about coming together and being family and loving each other,” said Simon Haas. #wwdfashion (📷: @joshuascottphoto)
Beauty influencer @kandeejohnson makes her foray into hair care with a collaboration with @ogx_beauty — making it the first time that OGX has teamed up for a product creation. The collab includes shampoos and conditioners in three scents. At 39 and a mom, Johnson is a different profile than the emerging social media stars, but is considered one of the pioneers of the digital beauty influencer world. Read WWD’s interview with her on wwd.com, including the strangest beauty product she’s ever tried #wwdbeauty