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SHOPPING MYSTERY: While Michael Kors has seen his share of trunk shows and store fetes, he’s still puzzled by revelers who like to shop while they party down. But that’s just the kind of girl who reads Lucky, co-sponsor of a shopping party...
SHOPPING MYSTERY: While Michael Kors has seen his share of trunk shows and store fetes, he’s still puzzled by revelers who like to shop while they party down. But that’s just the kind of girl who reads Lucky, co-sponsor of a shopping party at the SoHo Kors Michael Kors boutique Tuesday night. There, the designer found himself in the middle of a young, enthusiastic throng of fans buying up a storm. "They’re actually buying things," Kors said, looking stunned. "Samantha Boardman said ‘What’s wrong with shopping at a party?’ but I’m embarrassed trying on shoes in public."
FIFTH AVENUE’S PRICIEST DISPLAY: Few expenses are spared for holiday windows, and this season, Cartier is leading the pack with what might be Manhattan’s most expensive one. On Wednesday, Angie Harmon unveiled the luxury jeweler’s pièce de resistance, the restored, 962-carat Patiala necklace valued at $25 million.
“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)