Creative director Bruno Frisoni has a wealth of history to draw on from the house of Roger Vivier. For his recent collection shown during couture, he recreated a few styles of the famous comma heel, which founder Vivier introduced in 1965. Frisoni added a higher version to the fall collection, here in rich jewel-tone suedes, shiny spazzolato leather and a houndstooth calf hair — materials that also showed up elsewhere in the lineup.
Another group combined shiny spazzolato leather with gray flannel in the brand’s Prismick pattern for a high-low look — which, to Frisoni, felt, “kind of like France,” he said. Fur, a fall staple, was also mixed in, used on the vamp of a kitten heel, all over a large duffel bag and on the front of a bootie.
Frisoni’s charm of the season was the pom-pom, inspired by the makeup brushes of his friend and brand ambassador Inès de la Fressange. The motif was worked in various versions throughout, most literally on a pair of satin pumps.
For evening, the designer had Las Vegas glitz and glam on his mind, hence the bejeweled explosion of crystals covering pumps and soft zippered pouch bags.
Supermodel @helenachristensen teamed up with longtime friend and designer @camillastaerk on a joint @paredeyewear collaboration. The lineup features three styles and 11 offerings, all of which embody a vintage feel. Get all the details on how they celebrated the collab on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories #wwdeye (📷: @slovekinpics)
“It’s a hard industry to keep motivated, as well, so finding different subjects and people is what makes it worth it – when you’re like, oh, I’ve met great people, I feel like I’ve done something good, and I feel proud of having done this,” said French actress Stacy Martin on being grateful for the variety of roles she’s take on. Read @ktauer’s full interview with Martin on her her latest film “Godard Mon Amour.” #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
After showing in front of the Eiffel Tower for his last two women’s ready-to-wear collection, it looks like @anthonyvaccarello may be heading to the Big Apple. Sources say the designer will stage his next @ysl show in NYC on June 6. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @aitorrosasphoto)
EXCLUSIVE: Two and half months after John Targon, cofounder and codesigner of Baja East, was hired as creative director of the contemporary division at Marc Jacobs, he has left the company, WWD has learned. Marc Jacobs International, which is owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, confirmed Targon’s departure in a statement: “John Targon is a talented designer and we appreciate the work he has done here. Ultimately working together did not make sense for the brand and we wish him the best.” Read the story by @jessiredale, link in bio. #wwdnews
@theluxurycollection is officially launching a collection, tapping Sofia Sanchez de Betak for the capsule. Over 30 styles will be featured in the Chufy x The Luxury Collection, debuting next month at Bergdorf Goodman, The Webster, FiveStory and more. De Betak, known as “@chufy,” drew inspiration for the collection from her trips to Japan in the past year #wwdfashion
@lhd, founder and CEO of @thewebster, has teamed up with @lebonmarcherivegauche for the European launch of her ready-to-wear line, LHD. The launch will come with an exclusive pop-up opening today that’s set to run through May 20. Located on the second floor, it carries her debut Miami-themed resort collection, launched in November as see-now-buy-now. #wwdfashion