Market Basket: Lim’s honorees… Calling Carmen… New At FIT
Valentino chief executive officer Graziano de Boni, Jeffrey New York's Jeffrey Kalinsky and Harper's Bazaar editor in chief Glenda Bailey will be honored by the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising, the College for the Business of Fashion, at this...
LIM'S HONOREES: Valentino chief executive officer Graziano de Boni, Jeffrey New York's Jeffrey Kalinsky and Harper's Bazaar editor in chief Glenda Bailey will be honored by the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising, the College for the Business of Fashion, at this year's "Making It..." gala. The trio will be guests of honor at a May 2 dinner for 400 at the Metropolitan Club.
"This year's honorees are some of the top image makers and success stories in the business right now, and we hope our students find their careers inspirational and that they will eventually be at the top of the industry as well," said LIM president Elizabeth Marcuse.
CALLING CARMEN: Carmen Marc Valvo has been named designer judge and honoree for RadiciSpandex Corp.'s "Stretch to the Future" design scholarship competition. He will be feted when the winner is announced May 8 at the Italian Trade Commission. For the first time, the company will be working in New York with college-level students — the junior class of the Fashion School of Kent State University. In the past seven years, RadiciSpandex has worked with the High School of Fashion Industries.
NEW AT FIT: The Laura and John Pomerantz presentation room will be dedicated April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Fashion Institute of Technology's David Dubinsky Student Center. Fashion merchandising management students will use the facility to learn how to create professional presentations.
FASHION HIGH: Tracy Reese, Joseph Abboud, André Leon Talley and men's wear industry veteran Jack Herschlag will be guests of honor at the High School of Fashion Industries' 81st anniversary celebration and student fashion show May 23. The school is at 225 West 24th Street in Manhattan.
Donatella Versace will receive the International Award at the 2018 @cfda awards, which were announced tonight. Tap link in bio for a list of all the nominees and honorees. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @rahirezvanistudio )
The 2018 @cfda Awards nominees are out! @virgilabloh for @off____white for is nominated for Womenswear Designer of the Year. Tap link in bio for all the nominees. #wwdnews #wwdfashion ( 📷: @simonelezzi)
@chanelofficial is suing high-end vintage retailer @whatgoesaroundnyc for trademark infringement, a move that could cost the retailer millions. The French fashion house claims that it’s not only unintentionally sold counterfeit goods on occasion, but that it’s “gone out of its way to create an association with Chanel,” which does not exist. Read Chanel’s statement on WWD.com #wwdnews (@aitorrosasphoto)
Exclusive: Guillaume Henry has left @ninaricci, the fashion house said on Thursday. “After three years of mutually gratifying creative collaboration, Nina Ricci and Guillaume Henry have together decided that the designer will depart the house after the presentation of the fall-winter 2018-19 collection,” Ricci said in a statement. Get all the details on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: @aitorrosasphoto)
“When Bella enters a room all heads turn,” said @peterphilipsmakeup, creative and image director for @diormakeup. Last night, the two celebrated the product launch of Dior’s Lacquer Plump in Los Angeles with other celebs like @parisjackson, @winnieharlow and more. Head to WWD.com to see the rest of the photos from the night (📷: @chelsealaurenla) #wwdeye
“These shirts are an art form, it’s about getting the message out to as many people as you can. It breaks down the pretentiousness of the art gallery,” says Kumasi Sadiki, cofounder of @ebayontheblock, a store that sells merchandise by New York artists who are shifting their attention to clothes as a wearable medium. Pictured here is a design by artist @joegarvey_, one of the first to spearhead this movement. Head to WWD.com to read @mistywhitesidell full story on how their designs have become merch for the underground elite #wwdfashion
@netaporter is dedicating a part of its website – called the Fine Jewelry and Watch Destination – to highlight its high-end jewelry. The hub will feature products on the site, as well as incorporate styling advice and educational content about high-priced jewelry items. Get more details on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories
For “The Cher Show,” an upcoming musical based on @cher’s life and career, @bobmackie is once again collaborating with the singer in designing the costumes. For decades, Mackie has designed glitzy stage costumes and red carpet looks for the 71-year-old Grammy winner. Pictured here is a sketch of some of the pieces in the wardrobe of the musical, which is set to debut in Chicago on June 12 before making its way to Broadway #wwdeye