Badgley Mischka Parent Seeking Sale
Escada AG has put eveningwear label Badgley Mischka into play as part of the continuing review of the German company’s troubled operations.
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Good-Time Girls, Delicate Lasses and Cleaned-Up Goths – Chloé, Nina Ricci, Givenchy, Rick Owens, Ann Demeulemeester
Phoebe Philo delivered just what stylish young social girls like to wear for Chloé. At Nina Ricci, Lars Nilsson showed light looks with a soupçon of “Belle de Jour,” while Julien Macdonald used macramé for Givenchy and Rick…
Chic Tourists, Olympic Champions and Left-Bank Charmers – Hussein Chalayan, Y-3, Sonia Rykiel, Dries Van Noten and Veronique Branquinho
Heading for the tropics? Believe it or not, Hussein Chalayan is your man. Yohji Yamamoto, for his part, created an energetic, athletic Y-3 collection, while Dries Van Noten dressed his dreamy girls in new ruffled and lingerie looks and Sonia Rykiel…
Valentino created a colorful, corset-filled collection that ws fresh and young, while Jean Paul Gaultier headed out West with looks ideal for saloon belles and John Galliano went to town with a Little Bo Peep theme.
Stella McCartney created a good-looking collection with plenty of flou, while Alber Elbaz did terrific clothes for Lanvin from one piece of fabric each and Martin Margiela displayed a measured sportiness at Hermès.
Marc Jacobs created an exuberant Louis Vuitton collection full of whimsy and witty escapades, while Tom Ford went for all-out sex appeal at YvesSaint Laurent, with racy looks that had touches of Studio 54 and the Eighties.
VF’S MATERNAL INSTINCT: VF Intimates LP, a unit of VF Corp., has signed a licensing agreement with Leading Lady Corp. to produce a line of maternity and nursing products bearing the Vanity Fair name.
First-year wholesale sales are…