NEW YORK — It’s not all about the designers. What would the collections be without the models? Here’s some of the newer names in heavy rotation this fall.Gemma Ward/IMGStats: Age 16; 5’10; blonde hair; blue eyes; first New York runway season; Prada and Miu Miu runway exclusive last season in MilanHometown: Perth, AustraliaName dropping: Prada spring 2004 campaign; Italian Vogue with Steven Meisel; Vogue with Annie Leibovitz; British Vogue with Nick Knight; W with Paolo Roversi; Harper’s Bazaar with Patrick DemarchelierRunway schedule: Confirmed for Carolina Herrera, John Varvatos, Zac Posen, Luella Bartley, Oscar de la Renta, Jill Stuart and Behnaz SarafpourSecret weapon: The girl’s got class and “the sophistication of Lady Di,” according to agent Phil McGowan. Heather Marks/SupremeStats: Age 16; 5’10; light brown hair; blue eyes; second New York runway season; walked Vuitton, Givenchy, Chanel, and D&G last Paris and Milan runway seasonsHometown: Calgary, CanadaName dropping: American Vogue with Raymond Meier; Italian Vogue with Steven Meisel; W with Craig McDean; Flair with Philippe ComettiRunway schedule: Confirmed for Zac Posen, Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, BCBG and Anna Sui; on hold for Calvin Klein, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Jill Stuart, Imitation of Christ, Proenza Schouler and Mathew WilliamsonSecret weapon: She’s just got it, and the personality to boot.Dasha Tchernova/Marilyn AgencyStats: Age 19; 5’9 1/2; brown hair; blue-green eyes; first runway seasonHometown: Siberia, RussiaName dropping: Calvin Klein spring 2004 campaign with Mikael Jansson; Valentino Red campaign; Vogue with Mario Testino; British Vogue with Carter Smith; French Vogue with Terry Richardson; Russian Vogue with Alexei HayRunway schedule: Confirmed for Badgley Mischka, BCBG, Jill Stuart, Rebecca Taylor, Lela Rose, Yigal Azrouel, Y&Kei, Derek LamSecret weapon: Long locks and a captivating gaze.Anna J/Next Model Management Stats: Age 16; 5’10; blonde hair; blue eyes; second New York runway seasonHometown: Warsaw, PolandName dropping: Moschino Cheap & Chic spring 2004 campaign; Italian and British Vogue with Paolo Roversi; French Vogue with David Sims; Flair with Patrick Demarchelier; ID with Richard BushRunway schedule: Confirmed for Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Zac Posen, BCBG, Jill Stuart, Diane von Furstenberg, Y&Kei; on hold for Calvin Klein, Richard Tyler and Esteban CortazarSecret weapon: She’s “all about sass,” according to her agency.Diana Sillatos/Major Model ManagementStats: Age 16; 5’10; light brown hair; blue eyes; first New York runway season; did Jil Sander exclusive last Milan runway seasonHometown: Tallinn, EstoniaName dropping: Jil Sander spring 2004 special catalogue with Giampaolo Sgura; Teen Vogue with Frederic Helwig; Kult Magazine with Christina Taranto; D Magazine with Lorenzo BringheliRunway schedule: Walked Perry Ellis; confirmed for Vena Cava, Lynn Park and Mary Ping; on hold for Zac Posen, Richard Tyler, Jill Stuart and Monique LhuillierSecret weapon: A big bundle of energy.Anne Marie/New York Model Management Stats: Age 18; 5’8 1/2; dark blonde hair; green eyes; first New York runway season; Prada and Miu Miu runway exclusive last Milan season Hometown: Bergen, NetherlandsName dropping: French Vogue with Craig McDean; Harper’s Bazaar with Patrick Demarchelier and Patrick Shaw; British Vogue with Paolo Roversi; Teen Vogue with Thomas Schenk and Raymond MeierRunway schedule: Walked Perry Ellis; confirmed for Marc by Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Milly and Nanette LeporeSecret weapon: Couldn’t be sweeter.Gerren Taylor/New York Model Management Stats: Age 13; 5’11; dark brown hair; brown eyes; second New York runway seasonHometown: Santa Monica, Calif.Name dropping: Spring 2004 Marc by Marc Jacobs campaign with Juergen Teller; Gap TV ad with Peter Lindbergh; Tommy Jeans spring 2004 campaign; W with Bruce Weber; Teen Vogue with Carter Smith and Thomas SchenkRunway schedule: Confirmed for Tracy Reese, Peter Som, Twinkle by Wenlan, Catherine Malandrino, Atil Kutoglu, Gustavo Arango, Generra, Milly and Hong Kong Luxe ShowSecret weapon: She’s got a strut to rival Gisele’s.Cameron Russell/Ford ModelsStats: Age 16; 5’9; dark blonde hair; brown eyes; second New York runway seasonHometown: BostonName dropping: Givenchy Spring Colors 2004 makeup campaign with Richard Burbridge; The Face with Greg Lotus; Teen Vogue with Raymond Meier; Japanese Vogue with Alasdair McleanRunway schedule: On hold for Calvin Klein, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, Proenza Schouler and Luella Bartley Secret weapon: That face!Sarka Littmannova/Trump Model ManagementStats: Age 15; 5’10; blonde hair; blue eyes; first New York runway season; walked Emporio and Giorgio Armani last Milan runway seasonHometown: Prague, Czech RepublicName dropping: Spring 2004 European Emporio Armani campaignRunway schedule: On hold for Ralph Lauren, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Diane von Furstenberg, BCBG, Vivienne Tam; early Milan option for Jil SanderSecret weapon: Blonde and so beautiful! Trilby Doone/IMGStats: age 19; 6’; light brown; blue eyes; first runway seasonHometown: New YorkName dropping: She just signed three weeks ago and doesn’t even have a card, but is already lined up for the spring 2004 Giorgio Armani Fragrance campaign with Mikael Janssen.Runway schedule: Confirmed for Narciso Rodriguez and Tess GibersonSecret weapon: Gams galore!
“I design by visualization. I see things, and most of the time they’re not practical to actually make, and what I’ve found here, it’s like anything’s possible. This is the first time that I’ve made a sole unit in two months. That process usually would take six, so here’s a difference,” said @virgilabloh of the first sneaker sample he created for @louisvuitton, pictured here. 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
“I genuinely fell in love with water, I fell in love with Fiji, I fell in love with the whole life that we lived for those few months,” says @mrsamclaflin of filming for his new movie “Adrift” with @shailenewoodley. The 31-year-old actor spoke with WWD about his upcoming projects, meeting Jamie Dornan and working with co-star Woodley. #wwdeye (📷: @jamstoker)
3 years ago, fans of the late singer Aaliyah started calling for a collaboration with @maccosmetics. With the strength of social media — including mock ups of products — 25,000 people signed a Change.org petition for a limited-edition collection, and MAC couldn’t ignore the buzz. Tomorrow, MAC will unveil MAC x Aaliyah, a tribute to the singer who passed away nearly 17 years ago. Head to our stories to preview the new collection, which was worked on by Aaliyah’s family and inspired directly by her makeup bag. #wwdbeauty
Artistic director @clarewaightkeller will be dedicating @givenchyofficial’s fall 2018 couture show in Paris on July 1 to house founder Hubert de Givenchy, who passed away in March at age 91. Givenchy said the collection would be “an homage to his iconic creations, technique, and personal lexicon” and a “celebration of his timeless elegance and grace.” Head to WWD.com to read more. #wwdfashion (📷: Delphine Achard)
La Double J made a name for itself with its vintage-inspired prints, but for resort, designer JJ Martin has ventured into new territory: enter rich jewel toned solids and decadent embellishment, in the form of appliqués, crystals and sequins. #wwdfashion #resort19 #ladoublej
This Just In: J. Crew Group has named Johanna Uurasjarvi as its chief design officer.
Uurasjarvi succeeds Somsack Sikhounmuong, who left the company last September. Tap the link in bio for the full report. #wwdnews
“She came into my hotel room and she was like, ‘I have Chanel and Christian Dior.’ She was like, ‘Chanel likes you.’ And I was like, ‘I’m going to start crying,’” breakout star Maddie Hasson tells WWD of her styling sessions Molly Dickson. “I really like classic, elegant things. I love the way Anna Wintour dresses.” Read more about Hasson’s role in @impulseseries on wwd.com. (📸: @jgreenery ) #wwdeye
@virgilabloh revealed he's working with Australian stylist and
Vogue Australia fashion director @christinecentenera for his debut @louisvuitton men's collection, which will be presented in Paris on June 21. Centenera met Abloh while both working with Kanye West, where she consulted on his all his runway collections since his debut spring 2012 women's wear show. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #wwdnews (📷: @asussmanphoto)