SHOES AND SHOWS: Nicole Miller debuted her licensed footwear collection at the World Shoe Association Show in Las Vegas Feb. 8-11. The deal was signed late last year with Los Angeles-based manufacturer The Fashion House, which also produces shoes for...
SHOES AND SHOWS: Nicole Miller debuted her licensed footwear collection at the World Shoe Association Show in Las Vegas Feb. 8-11. The deal was signed late last year with Los Angeles-based manufacturer The Fashion House, which also produces shoes for Richard Tyler.
The line consists of about 110 styles, with the average price around $200. The stiletto-heavy group also features lots of boots, according to the designer, who recently used them in her Feb. 8 runway presentation. There is also a sport line and flats.
BUSY BEA: The Halmode division of Kellwood has promoted Bea Myerson to president. Formerly executive vice president, she will report to Halmode chief executive officer Jay Diamond. Halmode produces suits and knit and woven dresses under the brands Kathie Lee, Koret Lifestyle Dresses, Plaza South, MHM, Sag Harbor Dresses, Sag Harbor Suits and True Beauty by Emme. Myerson will be responsible for merchandising and design of all Halmode brands.
TESO COMES TO AMERICA: Vicenza, Italy-based ready-to-wear and fur designer Giuliana Teso opened her first New York showroom at 584 Broadway last month.
Daniella Baumol, formerly director of sales at Chloé, was named commercial director. Anthony Orlando joined the company from Neiman Marcus, where he was director of luxury apparel, and has been appointed director of Teso’s Luxury Division, which produces the fur and rtw collections.
They will report to Carlo Teso, president of GT USA Inc. The rtw collection wholesales for $250 and $3,000. The white label fur collection begins around $700 for a shearling vest and the higher-priced black label can run up to $60,000 for a full-length sable coat. The showroom also will sell the younger spirited line Byte, which is designed by Teso’s son, Marco, and wholesales for $400 and $3,000.
EXCLUSIVE: @tomford is opening its first-ever beauty store. The boutique, which opens November 20 in London’s Covent Gardens, was designed with the over-the-top glam Ford is known for. Read the full story on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: Simon Wagner) #TomFordBeauty
New York-based DJ @harleyvnewton threw a party to celebrate the holiday collection of her dress and pajama line @hvn at the Ladurée Beverly Hills. It Girls @katebosworth, @rashidajones and more joined in on the fun, which included cocktails, croque monsieur sandwiches and a photo booth. #wwdfashion (📷: Owen Kolasinski/BFA.com)
For the holidays, @Burberry partnered with 20-year-old artist @blondeymccoy on a series of three outdoor murals in downtown Manhattan. The murals are McCoy’s interpretation of a Christmas eve party, the idea of charity and the spirit of family. His third mural, pictured here, is the most personal. The image depicts McCoy’s grandparents and father in London’s Trafalgar Square in the Seventies. “My work often features lots of sentimental objects.” #wwdeye
For spring 2018, designers applied bold colors and cartoonish motifs on everything from sneakers and belts to key chains. See all the top men’s accessories trends on WWD.com. #wwdtrends (📷: George Chinsee; Prop Styling by @rnasti; Market Editor: @luiscampuzano)
The @dior-sponsored @guggenheim international gala pre-party has a history of drawing cool-girl musical acts to serenade the crowd –– and last night was no exception. @haimtheband performed songs both new and old, and lured a star-studded audience with the likes of Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Mamoudou Athie and more. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
In a partnership between the @metopera and the @englishnationalopera, “Marnie” was born. The opera, with costumes sponsored by @mrporterlive, is an adaptation of the 1961 thriller by Winston Graham. Arianne Phillips, who created the costumes, is no rookie: She’s styled Madonna for her tours and created costumes for a myriad of films in the past. Read WWD’s interview with Phillips, where she talks about her inspiration for the opera’s costumes on WWD.com #wwdfashion
@barneysnyc took a different approach to their holiday windows this year. Instead of Christmas decor, Barneys tapped @thehaasbrothers to tell a story of positivity, gratitude and inclusivity via heartwarming silliness and humor. “It’s about kids and it’s about coming together and being family and loving each other,” said Simon Haas. #wwdfashion (📷: @joshuascottphoto)
Beauty influencer @kandeejohnson makes her foray into hair care with a collaboration with @ogx_beauty — making it the first time that OGX has teamed up for a product creation. The collab includes shampoos and conditioners in three scents. At 39 and a mom, Johnson is a different profile than the emerging social media stars, but is considered one of the pioneers of the digital beauty influencer world. Read WWD’s interview with her on wwd.com, including the strangest beauty product she’s ever tried #wwdbeauty