Liz Claiborne, who was a pioneer in designing colorful, stylish and affordable sportswear for America's growing legions of working women in the Seventies and Eighties, died Tuesday at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
As rising gas, housing and health care costs continue to impact many consumers’ spending, bargain hunting is playing more of a role in their shopping habits. But the wealthier crowd keeps searching for unique expressions of individuality and will go…
Italy’s first Ballantyne boutique here is the initial step in a new retail strategy for the brand. A boutique in Tokyo’s Ginza district and one in Cortina are slated for the second part of the year, while a boutique in Portofino will open in 2008.
The trend for dresses and the success of new accessories lines helped British clothing label Jaeger’s operating profits climb by 45 percent to 5 million pounds, or $9.9 million, from 3.5 million pounds, or $6.9 million, in the year to February, the…
Her family name may be all over the front pages these days, but former ABC News producer-cum-Newsweek contributing editor Holly Peterson has found herself thrust into the limelight recently for another reason: the publication of her debut novel, “The…
It’s no secret Lenny Kravitz is a design junkie – his homes are famously filled with plush fur carpets and extravagant pieces – and now he’s taking his passion public by teaming with Morgans Hotel Group to create a lounge at Miami Beach’s Delano hotel.
IT Holding SpA executives on Wednesday raised the company’s financial targets in a new business plan and touted the future viability of the Ferre brand despite the founding designer’s death 10 days ago.
@pantone announced their Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet. Nearly 20 months after the musician Prince’s death, fashion is having a purple moment. Varying shades of purple appeared on spring or fall runways, from @christopherkane to @calvinklein. @gucci’s Alessandro Michele bathed his fall runway in ultra violet-colored light at one point. Pantone 18-3838 is meant to “push the boundaries of what inspires us to look upward and outward to the future.” #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @kukukuba)
@badgalriri’s @fentybeauty launch in September was a massive success on social media, powering $72.9 million of earned media value, according to Tribe Dynamics. The brand’s foundation offering sparked conversations about diversity in beauty, launching the growth of emerging influencers and propelling the brand’s support on social media. Today, #fentybeauty won Launch of the Year at the WWD #BeautyIncAwards. (📷: Chema Moya/EPE-EFE)
@marianna_hewitt has become one of the most influential content creators in the beauty space, with almost 800,000 Instagram followers and a newly launched skin care line called @SummerFridays. Today, she was awarded Influencer of the Year at the WWD #BeautyIncAwards. (📸: @sophiachabbott )
As shopping behaviors evolve, the retail experience must follow. Head over to retail experts @colliersinternational’s Knowledge Leader series to read more about the shift in our shopping era. #colliersretail #lovecolliers
@prada opened a pop-up club, called Prada Double Club, in collaboration with German artist Cartsen Höller at @artbasel Miami. Last night, guests – including @youngparis, @ritaora and even Miuccia Prada herself – gathered in a former ice factory where the pop-up is housed for a performance from @wyclefjean. Go to WWD.com for full coverage on all the exhibits, parties and more at #ArtBaselMiami. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
@louboutinworld and @disney are making magic once again, creating a set of shoe designs for the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Louboutin designed a pair of shoes for each of the film’s four female leads: Rey (@daisyridrey), Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo (@lauradern), Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie) and Rose Tico (@kellymarietran). The shoes will debut on Saturday at the L.A. premiere of the latest episode. #wwdfashion
Today at the #BeautyIncAwards 2017, WWD will be joined by beauty leaders from around the world as we honor this year's most innovative people, products, brands and places. Follow along here and on Twitter for live coverage from the exclusive event. #wwdsummits (📷: @elizaflorendo)
Exclusive: Beauty superinfluencer @marianna_hewitt is launching her first-ever skin care brand with her business partner @laurengores. Their new line Summer Fridays, which will be sold exclusively at summerfridays.com starting in January, is launching with just one product – a hydrating cream Jet Lag Mask. “We wanted to focus on one product that was amazing,” said Hewitt. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews
Michelin star-rated chef PJ Calapa marks his first solo endeavor with today’s opening of @scampinyc –– the new Southern Italian restaurant located in Manhattans’ Flatiron District. The upscale yet welcoming environment matches the menu, which includes two types of scampi: traditional Italian langoustines in butter and the Americanized version with shrimp over pasta 🍤 - pictured here. #wwdeye (📷: George Chinsee)