NEW YORK — Fashion Group International selected nominees for its eighth annual Rising Star Awards, on Jan. 27.Eight awards will be handed out to emerging talents in women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, retail, accessories, fine jewelry, beauty and home and interior design.Zac Posen is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the event, which will take place at the New York Hilton.The nominees in the women’s rtw category are Arthur Mendonça; Adi, Ange, Kai and Gabi of As Four; Doo-Ri Chung of Doo.Ri; Lindy and Kathy Jones of Palmer Jones; Nony Tochterman of Petro Zillia, and Richard Chai. Retail nominees are Emilia Fabricant of Cadeau, Maribel Lieberman of MarieBelle, Yael Alkalay of Red Flower and Tory Burch of Tory Burch.In accessories, nominees are Jane Fox of Buzz by Jane Fox, Karen Darby Scott of Darby Scott, Gabriella Zanzani, Jane Ciccone of Jane Elizabeth and Douglas S. Perlman of Woozie Wear. Fine jewelry nominees are Carolina Bucci, Cheena Chandra, Nicholas Varney and Simon Alcantara.In beauty, nominees in the fragrance corporate category are Cindy Lin of Avon Products, Nicole Howard of The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., Aurelien Guichard of Givaudan Fragrances and Pascal Gaurin of International Flavors & Fragrances. Nominated in the fragrance entrepreneur category are Annette Rubin of Belli Cosmetics, Randi Shinder of Dessert, Paula Dorf of Paula Dorf Cosmetics, Sarah Barton King of Pink Room, Scott Barnes of Scott Barnes Cosmetics and Emily Singer of Mixed Emotions.For men’s rtw, the nominees are Steven Cox and Daniel Silver of Duckie Brown, Lenor Romano, Romain Kapadia, Tomer Gendler of Tomer and Teres McClen of Teres McClen Collection.Home and interior design nominees are Jeffery Hutchison of Jeffery Hutchison & Assoc., Liora Manne, Soucie Horner Ltd. and Michael Wainwright of Wainwright Pottery.
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty
Virgil Abloh’s dad Nee and Don Crawley, cofounder of RSVP Gallery, were some of the hometown crew at the Chicago-born designer’s debut show for Louis Vuitton. (📸: @jdiderich ) #wwdmens #louisvuitton #virgilabloh
About last night: @marycharteris and @adwoaaboah hit up Hyde Park for the Serpentine Galleries’ annual summer party held in partnership with @chanelofficial. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
“This is Paris, my first show. I’m all about democracy. If some kid shows up, flew from New Jersey to just be around, let’s get him a seat.” — @virgilabloh tells WWD’s @jdiderich ahead of his first show for @louisvuitton men’s. (📸: @alfredo_piola ) #wwdmens #virgilabloh #louisvuitton
“Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are dedicated to carrying on her legacy,” said Anna Bakst, brand president and chief executive officer of @katespadeny. The Kate Spade Foundation announced that it will be donating $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness in tribute to the recent death of Kate Spade. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @chinseephoto)
A first look at @virgilabloh’s sneakers for @louisvuitton. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion 📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim