“I’m a little over edge, over nastiness,” Michael Kors said during apreview, as if nasty land were ever his turf in the first place. Forspring, fashion’s most flagrant card-carrying optimist (just becausethings really go your way sometimes doesn’t make you less of anoptimist) is feeling for romance. Wisely, he made it neither cloying norkitsch, instead channeling his inclinations through well-consideredcounterpoints. “I got intrigued by the idea of convergence,” he said.“Forties and Seventies. Romantic but tailored. Casual but polished. Allthat yin and yang.” He made a significant omission in the litany —polished but plenty sexy — which added up to the chicest ofpalpitations.
Along the way, Kors worked ample references, from Americanprairie style to the diva-ready sportswear for which he’s known — thinkLauren Hutton befriending Barbara Stanwyck, the former in a graysweatshirt and trousers, a golden sable “ring” wrapping her shoulders;the latter in a divine full-skirted floral dress. A key juxtaposition —and a brilliant move — was to jettison certain natural motifs beyondtheir expected crunchy-granola habitat: hemp embroidery on a linenpencil skirt; lowly chambray repurposed into a glorious appliquéd lacedress.
“I was touched by the fact that she lost her father, really before his time, and it was a real shock. She had two young children, she was married and she was expecting that she would have her own life for a good 25 years,” said Claire Foy about playing a young Queen Elizabeth in Netflix’s The Crown. Styled by @mayteallende 📸@jgreenery #emmys2017 #wwdeyeu
“Truth and lies have become a real interesting theme, more than ever, lately,” Emmy nominee Laura Dern told WWD. "It’s a very interesting time to use our voice." Styled by @cristinaehrlich, 📸 @shayanhathaway #wwdeye #emmys2017
“It transcends the genre that is you think of a sci-fi show — you don’t expect it to be so profound or emotionally riveting,” Evan Rachel Wood told WWD of her Emmy nominated role in Westworld. styled by @samanthamcmillen_stylist 📸 @emmanmontalvan #emmys2017 #wwdeye