A moderate case of designer gridlock hit Manhattan on Sunday. While a lot of the fashion pack attended the Kids for Kids pediatric AIDS benefit, Victor Alfaro, Byron Lars, Bradley Bayou, Cynthia Rowley,...
A moderate case of designer gridlock hit Manhattan on Sunday. While a lot of the fashion pack attended the Kids for Kids pediatric AIDS benefit, Victor Alfaro, Byron Lars, Bradley Bayou, Cynthia Rowley, Kathryn Dianos and Yeohlee all turned out for the Partnership for the Homeless benefit performance of "Show Boat," with a party afterward at the New York Hilton, hosted by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward.
Robert Altman sure wants the fashion community to take "Pret-a-Porter" seriously. In the last several months, the director has dropped into more than a handful of the fashion industry's hottest parties, and on Saturday, while looking on from the wings, he had fashion photog Patrick Demarchelier shoot the film's print ad campaign. Altman spared no expense--Helena Christensen and Tatjana Patitz were hired to pose with two of the film's model-actors in Demarchelier's New York studio.
What's the smokin' new accessory in Hollywood? The cigar. Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman all shared one the other night at the after-after party for "Pulp Fiction" at Gabriel's restaurant on the West Side. And what's the first stop for Hollywood types when they get to New York? Barneys' Madison Avenue store. On a bustling Saturday afternoon, even jaded Manhattan heads turned on practically every floor, as Nicole Kidman--with baby and nanny--and Goldie Hawn, in a bare purple slip dress and no bra--cruised the store for shoes, clothes and jewelry.
In addition to Fergie and Hillary, Barbara Davis has landed another biggie for her Carousel Ball on Oct. 28 in Beverly Hills. Tom Hanks will present the First Lady with the Brass Ring award. Davis grabbed him on the beach in Malibu and asked him to do the honors.
@chanel and @pharrell dropped what’s being dubbed as the world’s most exclusive sneakers yesterday. The Adidas Originals NMD Hu, which Williams designed in collaboration with Chanel and @adidasoriginals, has a waiting list of over 120K people who pre-registered online at chanelatcolette.fr –– and only 500 pairs are on sale. The singer predicted the resale value of the shoes could reach $40K. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Dominique Maître)
@imanshumpert is diving deeper into his creative endeavors and relaunching his clothing line, Post 90s, and is helping to raise money for the hurricane victims in St. Maarten with a jersey he’s designed with his brother. The Cleveland Cavaliers player talked to WWD about kneeling during the national anthem, working with fashion brands and how he wants to be more than an @nba player. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)
Not only does #TheProfit return to CNBC tonight, but @marcuslemonis has launched @shopmarcus, a new shopping and lifestyle retail experience in Aspen and Chicago, with more locations to come. The retail stores offer in-store stylists and a variety of contemporary womenswear selections.
“It’s life, I’m going to face it,” @mingxi11 sighed. “I fell, but you know, I think the most important thing is that I get back up. I had the love, the help from my sister — the girl next to me Gizele [Oliveira] — she’s so nice. When I went backstage everybody was trying to comfort me like ‘Oh Ming, it’s OK.’ I’m really, really touched. I think it’s them who gave me the courage to go back on stage for the finale,” Xi told WWD of her fall at the @victoriassecret fashion show. (📷: David Fisher) #wwdfashion #vsfashionshow #victoriassecret
@louisvuitton tapped @therealpeterlindbergh for its latest city-centric photo book, which is part of a series called Fashion Eye. The primarily black and white book captures the spirit of Berlin in 57 images shot between 1989 and 2019. “Berlin is an inspiration for me, more than a city. I mean @millajovovich is simply Berlin!” said Lindbergh. #wwdfashion
“You know, I think audiences expect a certain performance so I have to deliver to them what they’re expecting to a certain degree. But I’m also a different actor and a different person, I have my own spin on the character,” says @noahegalvin of his takeover of the leading role in “Dear Evan Hansen” following the departure of @bensplatt, who originated the role. Read WWD’s interview with the 23-year-old actor on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
For pre-fall 2018, @etro created richly-colored wonderland, using tapestries, textiles and wallpapers from the Eastern world at large. The line featured floral and graphic prints and jacquard motifs, like this two-piece look featured here. #wwdfashion (📷: Giovanna Pavesi)
@kith is moving into children’s. The men’s and women’s streetwear brand has launched Kidset, a Kith kids line located in New York at 64 Bleecker Street. The line includes mini versions of staple Kith pieces like the Astor bomber jacket and the Kith box logo sweatshirts, along with a wall that can display up to 120 pairs of shoes from @adidas, @newbalance, @timberland and more. #wwdfashion
“I just wanted to create this fully rounded character, but I do think what excited me most was just the opportunity to give a group of people representation that I feel needs it. I like to do characters in projects that stand for something and Karolina definitely does, so that was really exciting to me,” @ginnygardner says of her new role in @hulu’s “The Runaways.” Gardner plays Karolina Dean, a queer superhero, which is a rarity for @marvel. Read more about Gardner’s character on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)