NEW YORK — With Christmas days away and Chanukah in full swing, shoppers are scrambling for gifts and also buying designer outfits. Some are looking for pieces to wear at lunches or dinners, including New Year's celebrations, while others are making purchases to complete their vacation wardrobes with fashion from resort collections. Here, a roundup of the top-selling items in designer apparel this season.
Dolce & Gabbana's leopard trench, $3,495.
Oscar de la Renta's bouclé and crepe shift dresses, from $1,650 to $2,350.
Tory Burch's black "Lou Lou" dress, $395.
Chanel's black tweed jacket, $3,990; denim wide-legged jeans, $1,190, and ecru graffiti dress, $6,190.
Valentino's navy viscose sweater, $1,450, and canary double-hem skirt, $1,380.
Christian Dior's gold-lacquer linen trenchcoat, $1,740.
Barneys New york
Lutz and Patmos' crème cashmere tunic with a double-wrap belt, $625.
Peter Soronen's champagne lace capelet, $595.
Bottega Veneta's gold butterfly polo shirt, $295.
Saks Fifth Avenue
Yves Saint Laurent's black jersey tie-front dress, $1,295
Carolina Herrera's white eyelet and floral appliqué dress, $2,890
Royal blue-and-pink or black-and-white cardigan, $2,390.
Blue jeans, $1,190.
Donna Karan New York
Gossamer stretch pleated chiffon dress with bow-tie shoulder in coral or black, $2,495.
Black stretch-crepe wool gauze off-the-shoulder wrap and tie jacket, $1,995.
Streamlined, high-waist pant, $695.
Healy dress in a silk jacquard floral, $2,898.
"Sophie" blouse in cotton shirting, $798.
Hooded "Tonya" cable cape, $2,998.
Frances Heffernan, Winnetka, Ill.
Akris' mint-green jacket with a satin skirt, $4,000.
Rena Lange's blue-and-white silk organza jacket embellished with a pale-blue flower and leaf pattern, $2,495.
Piazza Sempione's white cotton skirt, $495.
Tara Matthews skull jumpsuits, $250.
Erin Fetherston's fuchsia dress with a ruffle hem, $1,380.
Madeline Weinrib's ikat jacket, $1,600.
Azzedine Alaïa's double-breasted black felt coat, $3,320.
Duro's abstract and floral-print dress, $1,815.
Rick Owens' black and metallic white paneled jacket, $4,635.
Dolce & Gabbana
Black tulle and beaded cocktail dress, $15,000.
Black tuxedo shirt with black paillettes, $1,595.
Gold matelasse cocktail dress, $1,595.
Calvin Klein Collection
Liquid viscose stretch jersey ruched "Bellamy" dress, $1,075.
Black jersey tank sheath dress, $700.
Viscose modified scuba top, $675.
Prussian blue puff-sleeved silk chiffon layered dress, $3,890.
Black wool and silk tuxedo jacket, $1,385, and trousers, $745.
Pearl lace trenchcoat, $4,435.
Ivory and blue cotton floral-print coat, $2,595.
Indigo viscose ribbed boatneck dress, $1,475.
Ivory and rose cotton floral-print jacket, $2,395; cotton V-neck top, $845, and silk linen Bermuda shorts, $795.
“What he has done at Vuitton is really exceptional,” said @gameofthrones’ actress Gwendoline Christie on @mrkimjones’ final show for @louisvuitton. “He has rebooted luxury in terms of making it commercial, viable and contemporary. And most importantly artistic. He has never compromised his artistic vision for the sake of commodity.” (📷: @zefashioninsider)
After seeing a demand for men’s wear from its customers, British contemporary women’s wear label @ariesarise has added a men’s wear component and will launch a unisex collection with @mrporterlive. The 20-piece collection includes jackets, denim, logo T-shirts and more with deconstructed ‘90s vibes. Set to launch on January 18, you can shop the pieces on Aries’ website and on mrporter.com. #wwdfashion
“And so spending so much time with a character who thinks like that, inevitability you try and analyze yourself and go back and think about your own demons and dark chapters that you had in your life,” says @thedanielbruhl of his role in TNT’s “The Alienist.” The show, set in the Gilded Age of New York, also stars Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans. Head to WWD.com to read about how 39-year-old Brühl prepared for the role and why he thinks the show is so relevant to today #wwdeye ( 📷: @Eriktanner)
Now that Celine Dion’s collection has topped $10 million in sales, the pop superstar, fashion icon and newly-minted industry player is eyeing growth in Asia. Read the full report by @tiffanyap, link in bio. #wwdnews #celinedion
“My personal philosophy to beauty is paying attention to oneself. I love to be outdoors, lots of fresh air, trying to take care of yourself as best you can. I always notice that comes through,” says Felicity Jones, the global face of @shiseido-owned @cledepeaubeauteus, which launches today. Head to WWD.com to read more about the actress’ love for beauty and how she prepared for her new role in “The Basis of Sex,” playing the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #wwdbeauty (📷: @dandoperalski)
Among the familiar faces at @off____white’s show was a surprise figure: Japanese artist @takashipom, pictured here on Wednesday morning. Other show-goers included @jerrylorenzo, who spoke about his upcoming project: a @nike collaboration for back to school, with designs inspired by his childhood on the West Coast. Sitting in the front row were Future, Don Crawley, @miguel and more. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: Stephane Feugere)
According to @laurentsai, former “Terrace House: Aloha State” cast member, she didn’t know she was auditioning for the Japanese version of “Real World.” “I was telling a couple of my friends and someone’s like, ‘That sounds a lot like Terrace House.’ I was like, ’No it can’t be.’” Turns out, it was. But Tsai isn’t just a reality star — she’s an illustrator who has worked with Starbucks Japan and most recently, she’s dipping her toes into the fashion world. Head to WWD.com to read about her time on the show, modeling and her art. #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
More changes are coming to New York Fashion Week: Beginning with the spring 2019 collection, @alexanderwangny will move his New York show to June from September, adopting a biannual schedule with collections shown in June and December. Additionally, the @cfda is planning for an official summer/winter fashion season taking place as soon as June and December 2018. Read more about the upcoming changes on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @slovekinpics)