Designers thriving as a package deal is nothing new—remember how hot Byblos was under the dual direction of Keith Varty and Alan Cleaver in the Eighties? Now more than ever, there seems to be a proliferation of designing power couples. It presents an interesting practical dynamic—does one drape while the other trims?—compounded by the nature of the relationship, which can range from best friends to lovers to former lovers to siblings and even identical twins. Here, a dissection of a few of fashion’s famous duos.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styles by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)