LIZ’S NEW EYES: Liz Claiborne Inc. has signed an eyewear licensing agreement with Safilo Group. The collection will launch next spring and include 16 women’s styles. The collection, called Liz Claiborne Optics, will include metal and...
LIZ’S NEW EYES: Liz Claiborne Inc. has signed an eyewear licensing agreement with Safilo Group. The collection will launch next spring and include 16 women’s styles. The collection, called Liz Claiborne Optics, will include metal and plastic offerings and will be sold at retailers nationwide. Additional eyewear collections under various company brands — including Claiborne, Crazy Horse, First Issue and Villager — are expected to follow as part of the licensing agreement. The launch collection will retail around $100 to $160. The company’s sunglasses business will continue through a sublicense with Outlook Eyewear.
BIGGER IS BETTER: Mostly Plusses.com has launched an e-commerce site devoted to serving the plus-sized market. "Full-figured women are looking for an alternative to the inconvenience and frustration of shopping at their local bricks and mortar store," said Kim Cooke, founder and president. "Every woman deserves the opportunity to dress in style — regardless of her size — and at a price she can afford." The new clothing venture features substantial discounts, 30 to 70 percent off the suggested retail price, on the merchandise it sells.
Exclusive: @britneyspears is continuing to expand her brand. The pop icon, who appears in @kenzo ’s latest campaign, is partnering with Epic Rights to launch a line of branded merchandise. Read @hernameislex ‘s story, link in bio. #wwdnews #britneyspears
The Duchess of Cambridge channeled Princess Diana’s look upon giving birth to Prince Harry, when she and the Duke of Cambridge departed the hospital with the new baby Prince this afternoon in London. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge
The new Prince of Cambridge has arrived! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posed with the 8-pound newborn. She wore a look from one of her go-to designers, @jennypackham. Tap link in bio for more. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge
Jewelry label @alisonlou has made a name for itself with fine jewelry that speaks to the Millennial market. Now @twallz21 reports that the label is bringing those playful ideas to a new affordable line of lucite hoops with the launch of Loucite by Alison Lou. Here’s a look from the line modeled by @emrata. #wwdaccessories
@sarahjessicaparker and @gilt are teaming up on a bridal ready-to-wear line. Tomorrow, Parker will launch SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Bridal — and as part of the launch, Gilt will offer 15 exclusive styles from the SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker footwear collection that were designed to complement the new line. Made out of 10 styles, the line is designed for a variety of occasions, from bridal showers to receptions. Get more details on WWD.com #wwdfashion
A grooming moment between @tanfrance and @antoni last night at the The LGBT Community Center Trailblazer Awards honoring Anna Wintour, Ricky Martin and more. See more photos at WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“It was a very surreal feeling. It wasn’t like we were in the studio together coming up with it — it’s more like he discovered it and loved it. I didn’t let myself get my hopes up, but then it happened it was very exciting,” said singer-songwriter @nombe on discovering that @pharrell would be using his song, “Cant Catch Me” on his HBO documentary series “Outpost.” The German-born singer — named Noah MacBeth — talked to WWD about feminism, using art as a platform for political expression and personal style. Read more on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
This season, denim is going west – in influence. Brands like @fathersdaughterla (pictured here), @tommyhilfiger Jeans, @levis and more are opting for raw, top-stitching styles. (Styled by @thealexbadia; 📷: @ryanplett)