The Woolmark Co. has turned to U.K. designer Timothy Everest to help get its message out for fall.
TheAustralia-based wool textile organization will take a prominentlocation at the upcoming Liberty Fair in Las Vegas next week to showcaseHemisphere, a capsule collection of eight contemporary men’s wearstyles and three women’s pieces created by Everest from merino wool.These include two looks in wool denim — a men’s one-piece suit that drewits inspiration from the boilersuits worn during the Bauhaus movement,and a three-quarter-length women’s culotte, paired with a bright yellowcowl-neck hand-knit wool sweater.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)