SHOW-OFFS: Concept Management Group’s fourth Young Designers Showcase runs Saturday through Oct. 26 at the Eickholt Gallery, 427 Broadway in SoHo. The showcase will feature work from 26 artists and designers specializing in fashion, fine art,...
SHOW-OFFS: Concept Management Group’s fourth Young Designers Showcase runs Saturday through Oct. 26 at the Eickholt Gallery, 427 Broadway in SoHo. The showcase will feature work from 26 artists and designers specializing in fashion, fine art, furniture, jewelry and photography. As reported, CMG, based in New York, was founded by Brad Gishen in April and seeks to help young designers get noticed in the competitive arenas of fashion, design and art. All work and designs on display will be available for purchase.
LIVING LIKE MARTHA: Despite her personal problems, Martha Stewart continues to expand her product line. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has introduced a line of furniture with Bernhardt, a Lenoir, N.C.-based furniture manufacturer. The line, which includes couches, armoires, beds, end tables, arm chairs and coffee tables, reflects the home decorating style and color palettes featured in the pages of Martha Stewart Living magazine and her TV programs. The collection is currently being introduced at the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C., and starting in April 2003, will be sold at retailers nationwide.
GOODY’S GOODBYE: Goody’s Family Clothing president and chief merchandising officer Lana Cain Krauter resigned late Wednesday. Chairman and ceo Robert M. Goodfriend and Max Jones, executive vice president of merchandising, will take over her responsibilities on an interim basis. Krauter will remain with company until her contract expires in January. She will also help with the proposed sale of the retailer to a private equity group, announced Sept. 30. A spokeswoman said theKnoxville, Tenn.-based moderate chain will not look for Krauter’s replacement until after the sale is completed.
@zacposen's go-to holiday gift? Cookies! "I'll usually bake cookies and send them as a gift," said the designer, who recently released his cookbook "Cooking With Zac: Recipes from Rustic to Refined." Get the recipe for his Brown Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies via link in bio 🍪🍪🍪 #wwdeye #cookingwithzac
For @monsemaison’s pre-fall 2018 collection, Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim honed in on the brand’s many signatures — men’s wear, which was tweaked and feminized through deconstruction, proportion play and lots of bare shoulders. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)
On Friday night, @yohjiyamamotoofficial received the Design for Asia Lifetime Achievement Award in Hong Kong. The 75-year-old designer has been celebrated for many years and is best known for his dark and avant-garde tailoring. “In my long career, in design, architecture, [I’ve been to] so many parties, this is the very first time that I have such a warm feeling, I really appreciate this,” Yamamoto said. #wwdfashion (📷: @dominiquemaitre)
Discovery is collaborating with British pop artist @philipcolbert on a new line of clothing and accessories called Discovery Shark. The collection, which will launch next summer for Shark Week’s 30th anniversary, features a whimsical line of women’s and men’s bomber jackets, sweatshirts, bags and more. #wwdfashion
“I’m always a big champion of a female rapper, and I’m glad to see a new voice that feels unique and authentic that’s coming up, and I think we’re going to see more great things from her,” said @itsjeremyscott about @iamcardib, who performed at @moschino’s Art Basel Miami Beach party last night. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
@janellemonae’s “What’s Your Frequency?” room in @refinery29's #29Rooms made its debut this week at the opening of the Los Angeles art exhibit. “It’s about the ongoing conversation around mass surveillance, the weaponization of technology and cultural uniformity. My space was created so that we can come together and talk about the complexities of our humanity,” said Monáe. #wwdeye (📷: @bucknerphoto)
@pantone announced their Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet. Nearly 20 months after the musician Prince’s death, fashion is having a purple moment. Varying shades of purple appeared on spring or fall runways, from @christopherkane to @calvinklein. @gucci’s Alessandro Michele bathed his fall runway in ultra violet-colored light at one point. Pantone 18-3838 is meant to “push the boundaries of what inspires us to look upward and outward to the future.” #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @kukukuba)