Venessa Lau

Dior's "pop-up" videos.

Designer and Luxury

Christian Dior Opens First Pop-Up Shop

The Miami store features a nail salon, a food truck, rotating DJs, a host of special events and merch from an artist collaboration with Anselm Reyle.

clock November 29, 2011Venessa Lau

A design from Elisa Strozyk and Sebastian Neeb’s installation for Design Miami.

Designer and Luxury

Design Miami to Feature a Fendi Fantasy

The fashion house has commissioned two Berlin-based artists to create an installation at the fair that uses old pianos, furniture and scraps of Fendi leather.

clock November 28, 2011Venessa Lau

Patrice Farameh

Fashion Features

Patrice Farameh Writes the Book on ‘Skull Style’

Author’s new coffee-table book, “Skull Style: Skulls in Contemporary Art & Design,” features nearly 500 pages of skull imagery from all categories of art.

clock November 16, 2011Venessa Lau

Kerri Halpern

Jewelry

Kerri Halpern’s Very Mad Things

The designer has debuted a new fine jewelry collection dubbed MadStone.

clock November 16, 2011Venessa Lau

Michelle Oka Doner

Designer and Luxury

Michele Oka Doner: Force of Nature

Sculpture, jewelry, public art, books and now, an upcoming retail installation — this contemporary renaissance woman does it all.

clock October 17, 2011Venessa Lau

Shima Seiki’s Tsuno Akira and designer Marcia Patmos.

Sportswear

Marcia Patmos’ Knitting Factory

The designer takes WWD on a tour of the New Jersey-based Shima Seiki factory, her latest knit obsession.

clock August 31, 2011Venessa Lau

With & Wessel’s merino wool scarf, turtleneck, shirt and pants.

Sportswear

With & Wessel Making Wool Four-Season Staple

Seven years after they first met, Stian Tolnæs and Cathrine Wessel are back in Manhattan and opening a flagship store in NoLIta.

clock August 19, 2011Venessa Lau

Marco Bicego’s 18-karat yellow gold bracelet; Buccellati’s 18-karat yellow gold and diamond bracelet; Gurhan’s 24-karat gold, 4-karat gold alloy and diamond bracelet.

Fashion Features

Higher and Higher

With gold prices skyrocketing, some designers cope by developing innovative treatments while others amp up that Midas touch.

clock August 15, 2011Venessa Lau

Borgo’s gold-plated brass collar and silver and gold-plated brass bracelet, both produced in Providence, R.I.

Jewelry

Eddie Borgo’s Rhode Trip

The jewelry designer plays tour guide on a visit to Providence, R.I.— once the costume jewelry capital of the world.

clock August 15, 2011Venessa Lau

Marco Bicego’s 18-karat yellow gold bracelet; Buccellati’s 18-karat yellow gold and diamond bracelet; Gurhan’s 24-karat gold, 4-karat gold alloy and diamond bracelet.

Jewelry

The Gold Standard

The history of the precious metal is marked with incredible moments. Fast-forward to 2010 and the milestone was all about gold prices reaching a record high.

clock August 15, 2011Venessa Lau and Roxanne Robinson

Cynthia Rowley in Machu Picchu, Peru.

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Talks: Cynthia Rowley

Summertime for Cynthia Rowley is all about the five Bs: “beach, bikes, badminton, boats, BBQ.”

clock August 5, 2011Venessa Lau

Toby Tucker’s Lycra dress. Keds sneakers.

Sportswear

Tucker Sets Sights on Tennis

Former InStyle fashion market director Toby Tucker launched her own line of golfwear last year, now she’s set her sights on another country-club staple.

clock July 21, 2011Venessa Lau

Elizabeth Anyaa’s silk chiffon dress with wool felt embellishment.

Fashion Trends

Show & Tell

Read all about it. A look at the next crop of fledgling designers.

clock July 21, 2011Venessa Lau

Lizzy Gardiner

People

What a Drag: Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s Lizzy Gardiner

The show’s costume designer talks “Priscilla,” pom-poms and lentil bosoms.

clock July 18, 2011Venessa Lau

The Food Life’s Lauren Levinger and Michael King.

People

New Blog The Food Life Takes Cue From Fashion

Michael King, a fashion publicist at Siren Public Relations, and Lauren Levinger, a former market associate for Creative Artists Agency, have a new act.

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Essentialist

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José Neves, founder and chief executive officer of Farfetch.

Business

Farfetch Scores $397M Investment from JD.com

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Social Studies