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.
There'll be no rest for those headed to Europe for men's, as Paris just closed the gap with Milan. According to a provisional calendar released by the Chambre Syndicale, Paris Men's Week will now open a day earlier on January 16. See new highlights on the official lineup on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @kukukuba)
BREAKING: Jonathan Saunders is leaving @DVF. The designer has resigned from his position as chief creative officer of Diane von Furstenberg, the company said in a statement on Friday. At the time of his hire, von Furstenberg said Saunders’ arrival symbolized and facilitated her stepping back from the day-to-day duties that occupy the work of a full-time creative director. The British designer joined DVF in May 2016 and was in charge of all product categories. #wwdnews
For @versace_official’s spring ad campaign, the brand emphasized the archival prints from the spring tribute collection dedicated to the late Gianni Versace. Closing out the show were five of Gianni’s favorite models: Cindy, Naomi, Carla, Helena, and Claudia. Bowing on December 18, the new campaign is yet another tribute to supermodel-dom as the images by Steven Meisel are fronted by @iamnaomicampbell, @cturlington, @gisele and more. #wwdfashion
Four-time Oscar-nominated actress Annette Bening has been waiting 20 years to play Gloria Graham in "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool," which will be released on December 29. The movie about Graham – a Hollywood star known for her controversial relationship with a younger Englishman named Peter Turner – is based off a memoir Turned wrote. "She felt vulnerable to him, because she loved him, she really did love him. And anyone that we really truly are in love with, we re vulnerable to in a very deep way," said Bening. Read our full interview with the modern icon of an actress on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @ninebagatelles; Styled by @cristinaehrlich)
The crisp white button down: a staple that can be dressed up or down and accessorized throughout the decades. Here, on a Art Basel-goer in 2017 on the left and on the iconic Audrey Hepburn in “Roman Holiday” in 1953 on the right. #tbt #wwdfashion (📷: Andrew Morales)
Known for her work with @victoriassecret, 25-year-old model @georgiafowler is raising her profile in Hollywood. Fowler stars in @vincecamuto’s holiday campaign, which launched in partnership with “Pitch Perfect 3.” “Almost every shoot with Vince Camuto, I’ve had to face a fear…It was definitely a challenge. I’m so grateful for it, though. I’ve always wanted to be a pop star, so that was the perfect chance,” Fowler said. Head to WWD.com to read about Fowler’s experience modeling, including at the #VSFashionShow, and her relationship with Nick Jonas. #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
EXCLUSIVE: Huda Kattan just became the first beauty influencer to land a major beauty deal. Kattan's business, @hudabeauty, has received a minority investment from private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners. The brand, which industry sources say is on track to do $200 million in retail sales for 2017, will receive support on product, retail and geographic expansion through the deal. Get all the details on the deal and read @_a_collins' interview with Kattan on WWD.com. Link in bio. (📷: @jgreenery) #wwdbeauty #wwdnews
Peruvian model @juanaburga_official – who is known for walking the runways of @rodarte, @viviennewestwood and @torybuch – is making the move to the big screen with drama “Los Últimos.” The film premiered in Argentina in November and arrives in the U.S. and Europe in 2018. On making the switch from modeling to acting, Burga told WWD: “It’s a completely different thing – a lot of people think it’s similar or try to connect things, especially like getting used to the camera or being looked at all the time or playing these different characrers, but film is a completely different story.” #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)
London’s newly opened @designmuseum will look back on the life and work of Azzedine Alaïa in a show that the designer helped to curate before he died of heart failure last month. The retrospective, which Alaïa had worked on with Mark Wilson, chief curator of the @groningermuseum, will look at the impact of his work worldwide. The show, “Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier,” will run from May 10 to October 7. Read more about the exhibit on WWD.com #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @zefashioninsider)