was the burning question on everyone’s lips who passed through the doors of the Starrett-Lehigh Building on Wednesday night bound for Martha Stewart’s ninth floor media headquarters, the site of the Friends of the High Line...
was the burning question on everyone’s lips who passed through the doors of the Starrett-Lehigh Building on Wednesday night bound for Martha Stewart’s ninth floor media headquarters, the site of the Friends of the High Line benefit.But Stewart — a huge supporter of the effort to turn the abandoned railway on the city’s far West side into a public space — was a no-show. (Murmurs rose that she’d been spotted in Maine.) Still, she was there in spirit as guests Ed Norton, Danny DeVito, Speaker Gifford Miller, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, Fernanda Niven, Celerie Kemble, Jeff Klein and the charity’s co-founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond mingled amidst her magazine’s storyboards, her Web site’s flowcharts, a Mothers’ Day Flower Command Center and Stewart’s Signature Color Center, loaded with earth-toned swatches. One magazine editor stayed behind, hard at work in his office even as dinner was served.Although Stewart insisted on her own caterers — and usually masterminds her own decor — event planner Bronson Van Wyck had the distinct honor of stepping in this time — or make that, the burden. "Imagining that Martha might lay eyes on your floral centerpieces is enough to give any event planner hives," said Van Wyck, who in the midst of a nic fit was informed he had to abide by one of Martha’s many office rules: no smoking. (One guest pointed out pantry etiquette rules posted on the Sub-Zero, listing over-heating sauces that could splatter as a no-no.)"It’s not a good thing," he sighed, as he headed outside — cigarette in hand.
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