EIGHTIES REDUX?: His fashion house may be slated to close, but a Thierry Mugler revival might be at hand. Paris’ museum of fashion and textiles hopes to organize a major Mugler exhibition by 2005, according to curator Olivier Saillard....
EIGHTIES REDUX?: His fashion house may be slated to close, but a Thierry Mugler revival might be at hand. Paris’ museum of fashion and textiles hopes to organize a major Mugler exhibition by 2005, according to curator Olivier Saillard. "There’s renewed interest in his work," he said. "You can see his influence in designers like Alexander McQueen and Jeremy Scott." As reported, Groupe Clarins, owner of Mugler, has proposed to shut the money-losing fashion house, while maintaining its successful perfumes.
MESSING AROUND: Is the star of "Will & Grace" plotting a career change? "I think when I quit acting, I’m going to go to FIT so I can actually talk about fashion in an educated way," said Debra Messing at Thursday night’s Audemars Piguet benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)