With everyone from Sean “Diddy” Combs and Pete Wentz to Gwen Stefani and Hilary Duff designing clothes, a fashion line seems par for the course for enterprising musicians these days. But this was not the case in December 1971 when notorious rocker Alice Cooper divulged his sartorial aspirations to WWD. “The 15-year-old kids who come to our concerts don’t identify with Thirties movie star drag queen dressing. They prefer our Space Age bisexual clothes,” Cooper told the Eye, which also dispatched a photographer to shoot him in his hotel room (playing with a snake) and at a celebratory concert.
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)