- MACY'S TURNS A NEW LEAF: To celebrate Earth Week and support the National Park Foundation, Macy's Inc. will stage a "Turn Over a New Leaf" promotion April 20-27. On Earth Day, April 22, Macy's will give free saplings to the first 100 customers in each store and a National Park Foundation "Kid Power" activity and coloring book to the first 100 kids. A 100 percent cotton reusable tote bag from Cotton Inc. will be free to the first 150 customers in each store April 26, and sell for $3.95 with $1 benefiting the foundation. Origins, Hush Puppies, DKNY and Macy's private brands Style & Co. Sport and Haven by Hotel Collection also are providing eco-friendly merchandise. The store will sell tickets to a charity shopping event April 26-27 offering 20 percent off most fashion and 10 percent off most home items. Other activities include an online sweepstakes; an essay contest; shopping sprees, and an America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass.
- DALLAS FASHION: Barneys New York will kick off the third season of Fashion at the Park tonight at NorthPark Center in Dallas with a runway show. Stores will present spring looks in a tent complex that mimics the look of fashion week in New York. In addition to Barneys, the stores include Neiman Marcus, Macy's, Nordstrom, CH Carolina Herrera, Giorgio Armani, Custo Barcelona, Bebe, Diesel, Intermix, Miss Sixty and Dillard's. Oscar de la Renta is the only retailer that plans to show fall fashions. Neiman's will wrap up the event Saturday night with an invitation-only dinner and show of eveningwear by Naeem Khan.
- MADDEN BUYING MORE SHARES: Steven Madden Ltd. on Tuesday said it plans to buy 2.6 million common shares at $17 a share, totaling $44.2 million and representing about 12.9 percent of the outstanding shares. The purchase is part of its "Dutch Auction" tender offer, which expired on March 18. Including the purchase, Steven Madden owns about 17.6 million shares.
My character, Dinah Madani, is just the coolest, [most] badass woman imaginable," says @amberroserevah. The actress stars in @marvel's newest series on @netflix, @thepunisher. To prepare for her role, Revah sat down with Homeland agents to get a real sense of with Dinah's day-to-day life is really like. Read our full interview on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
A scene from the 91st annual @macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade, which boasts 50 million TV viewers and 3.5 million on-site spectators, is considered one of the largest and most watched parades in the world. (📷: Jason Szenes/EPA-REX)
The circus came to @bloomingdales 59th Street on Tuesday night and lit up Lexington Avenue with acrobatic dancers, death-defying knife throwing, sword swallowing and aerial acts with no net. The 45 minutes of theatrics built up to unveiling the holiday windows depicting @swarovski crystal-encrusted circus pieces and scenes from “The Greatest Showman” – songs from the soundtrack included. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Joshua Scott)
The psychedelic fashion that pervaded the ’60s is back with an exhibit at the @museumofcityny. “Mode New York: Fashion Takes a Trip” chronicles the changing styles from 1960 through 1973 and features designers such as @ysl, @oscardelarenta and more. The exhibition, which is on display through April 1, is organized into four periods: First Lady Fasion, Youthquake, New Bohemia and New Nonchalance. Pictured here is model Pat Bardonella during the Garvey Day Parade in 1968. (📷: @kwamebphoto) #wwdeye #wwdfashion
“People should be a lot more honest in expressing both the dark and light of themselves. We need to give each other the space to do that because it’s the only way we can grow and evolve,” says @noelwells of her new film “Mr. Roosevelt,” which is largely based on her own struggles. Unexpectedly leaving @nbcsnl in 2014 after just one season, Wells felt set back in her self-esteem and career trajectory. She quickly refocused her energy to more personal projects, which led to the completion of “Mr. Roosevelt.” Read the rest of WWD’s interview with the “Master of None” actress on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
@barbrastreisand is giving fans a chance to see her perform up close in a new concert series, which makes its debut on @Netflix today. From behind-the-scenes takes to her concert performance in Miami last December, the two-hour streaming special captures Streisand in her element. Pictured here is the singer/actress photographed for WWD in 1963. (📷: Palmieri Tony) #wwdeye #wwdarchive
@chanel and @pharrell dropped what’s being dubbed as the world’s most exclusive sneakers yesterday. The Adidas Originals NMD Hu, which Williams designed in collaboration with Chanel and @adidasoriginals, has a waiting list of over 120K people who pre-registered online at chanelatcolette.fr –– and only 500 pairs are on sale. The singer predicted the resale value of the shoes could reach $40K. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Dominique Maître)
@imanshumpert is diving deeper into his creative endeavors and relaunching his clothing line, Post 90s, and is helping to raise money for the hurricane victims in St. Maarten with a jersey he’s designed with his brother. The Cleveland Cavaliers player talked to WWD about kneeling during the national anthem, working with fashion brands and how he wants to be more than an @nba player. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)