NEW YORK — Stephen Burrows doesn’t seem to have missed a beat — even though he has only recently returned to fashion after over a decade away from the fray. During that time, he has been renovating a building in Harlem and doing...
NEW YORK — Stephen Burrows doesn’t seem to have missed a beat — even though he has only recently returned to fashion after over a decade away from the fray. During that time, he has been renovating a building in Harlem and doing design work for private clients. Last season, Burrows recaptured his signature Seventies style — body-conscious knits in bold, playful colors — in a seamless return venture with Henri Bendel, the store that helped put him on the fashion map back then. And the response has been enthusiastic. For fall, he’s continuing to experiment with color and amusing fabric mixes. There are black cashmere cardigans and matching skirts with one quirky stripe of red that snakes its way around the body; wool pullovers with leather and suede accents, and asymmetric jersey skirts. Burrows volleys between the stark simplicity of a brick jersey sheath and the soft femininity of a bright ruffled chiffon wrap shirt, while his belted shearlings are nothing short of sexy. The 30-piece collection, exclusive to Henri Bendel, retails from $300 to $3,500.
Breaking: @cushnieetochs’ co-founders @carlycushnie and @ochsmichelle are parting ways. After a 10-year run, Ochs is leaving the brand. Get the full story on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
@maybelline’s Kanako Takase had snow bunnies in mind when creating the beauty look for @philipppleininternational. Playing off of the bedazzled snowboards in the collection, Takase mixed two highlighters together for a luminous sheen. #wwdbeauty #nyfw (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
“There’s a huge gap between the old way of doing things and today. It takes the youth to help evolve that. You have to count on the kids today to help lead you into the future. A lot of these retailers are stuck in the past. Communication is the biggest thing,” said @ronniefieg of @kith on the youth’s role in retail. On Monday night, Jeff Staple moderated a keynote session with Fieg and @syresmith at Assembly - a series of workshops, talks and keynotes addressing topics or issues in the apparel industry. Head to WWD.com to read more advice from Fieg and what Smith thinks of his dad @willsmith’s Instagram account and sustainability (📷: @weston.wells)
@joansmalls closed the @michaelkors fall 2018 show in black sequined pants and a varsity T printed with 19 on the front and 81 on the back. 1981 – the year Kors went into business. #wwdfashion #nfyw (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
“You think your life is going to be a certain way, and nothing you thought would happen ends up happening. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be designing clothes and working with Mickey Drexler, and building something I’m deeply proud of,” said Jenna Lyons. Nine months after leaving @jcrew, Lyons is exploring the meaning of happiness. Read the interview, where Lyons talks about reinvention and more on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Farrell) #jennalyons #jcrew