Art & Craft

WWD, September 11, 2015

Overview

  Josie Natori journeyed to Asia for her Josie Natori Eveningwear collection, reinterpreting ancient Chinese art with subtle sophistication.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Avon Stock Jumps, Then Falls, After Report of Private Equity Negotiations

Shares of Avon Products Inc. briefly jumped as much as 12.6 percent Thursday struggling beauty firm was said to be in negotiations with private equity firms.

clock September 10, 2015Evan Clark

Joel Sternfeld's image of the High Line sent along with the Coach runway invitation.

Leather Goods

Coach Begins 75th Anniversary Events During New York Fashion Week

Coach begins celebrations for its 75th anniversary with its first-ever runway show and a newly minted higher-end label, Coach 1941.

clock September 11, 2015Lauren McCarthy

The Saks Fifth Avenue flagship

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Co. Swings to a Profit on Robust Comps, Strength in Apparel

Driven by strong comparable-store sales, robust online sales and strength in women's and men's wear, Hudson's Bay Co. posted second-quarter net earnings that swung to a profit.

clock September 10, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A look from the Broome Street casual line from Kate Spade New York.

Sportswear

Kate Spade Offers a Casual Twist With Broome Street

clock September 10, 2015WWD Staff

Givenchy Opens First Italian Flagship

Designer and Luxury

Givenchy Opens First Italian Flagship

The boutique is located on Milan's tony Via Sant'Andrea.

clock September 11, 2015Luisa Zargani

Creatures of the Wind RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Creatures of the Wind RTW Spring 2016

Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters' spring collection was about making familiar silhouettes look new, but did they pull this off?

clock September 10, 2015Jessica Iredale

BCBGMAXAZRIA RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

BCBG Max Azria RTW Spring 2016

Max and Lubov Azria's collection was inspired by California skate and surf culture in the Seventies.

clock September 10, 2015Jessica Iredale

Josie Natori RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Josie Natori Eveningwear RTW Spring 2106

In her first Josie Natori Eveningwear collection, the designer opted for a mix of Asia Major and Asia Minor.

clock September 10, 2015Bobbi Queen

Tim Coppens RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Tim Coppens RTW Spring 2016

Tim Coppens' collection channeled a boyish sport and workwear look, with boxy jackets and knee-length shorts.

clock September 10, 2015Jessica Iredale

Rachel Comey RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Rachel Comey RTW Spring 2016

Those who made the trek to Brooklyn were treated to a three-course dinner and a chic spring lineup that in Rachel Comey’s words was “at ease and a little undone.”

clock September 10, 2015Kristi Garced

Marissa Webb RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Marissa Webb RTW Spring 2016

Marissa Webb's spring collection blended the tough and feminine, with head-to-toe prints, organza lace dresses and military references.

clock September 10, 2015Jessica Iredale

Tia Cibani RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Tia Cibani RTW Spring 2016

The Brazilian women of the Bahia and artist Beatriz Milhazes served as Tia Cibani's latest muses.

clock September 10, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Desigual RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Desigual RTW Spring 2016

Vibrant was the operative word on the Desigual runway, which this season was inspired by the bold and energetic women of Barcelona.

clock September 10, 2015Antonia Sardone

Nicholas K RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicholas K RTW Spring 2016

Nicholas K siblings Christopher and Nicholas Kunz leaped into spring with a fluid collection inspired by BASE jumping.

clock September 10, 2015Kristi Garced

KLS Kimora Lee Simmons RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

KLS Kimora Lee Simmons RTW Spring 2016

With its Nineties film noir inspiration and clean architectural shapes, the KLS lineup had a modern-day sex appeal.

clock September 10, 2015Antonia Sardone

Erin Fetherston RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Erin Fetherston RTW Spring 2016

Erin Fetherston offered an array of options for the bohemian romantic, from needlepoint-embroidered skirt-and-cape combos to diamond-lace maxidresses.

clock September 10, 2015Antonia Sardone

Tess Giberson RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Tess Giberson RTW Spring 2016

Tess Giberson drew inspiration from architect Walter Gropius' house in Lincoln, Mass., with creamy hues and textures a plenty.

clock September 10, 2015Kristi Garced

Assembly RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Assembly New York RTW Spring 2016

Greg Armas presented his lived-in looking spring 2016 Assembly collection as "an examination of history."

clock September 10, 2015Mayte Allende

Tome RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Tome RTW Spring 2016

Taking style cues from Australian artist Fiona Hall and American photographer Roxanne Lowit, Tome designers Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin kept things fresh and playful for spring.

clock September 10, 2015Kristi Garced

M. Martin RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Features

M. Martin RTW Spring 2016

In their first New York Fashion Week show, designers Jennifer Noyes and Alex Gilbert strived to deliver “modern femininity” in a collection made in the U.S.

clock September 10, 2015Mayte Allende

Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan and Dustin Yellin.

Fashion Scoops

Rachel Comey Heats Up Red Hook

Humidity, fine dining and famous faces were all in the mix as Rachel Comey presented her spring 2016 collection in Brooklyn.

clock September 10, 2015Kristi Garced

Gen Art RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Features

Gen Art Stages Revived Fresh Faces in Fashion Show

Three finalists — Annie Cannon-Brookes of House of Cannon, Ada Zanditon and Nik Thakkar of Ada + Nic and Daniel Silverstain — vied for the Fresh Faces in Fashion top prize.

clock September 10, 2015Antonia Sardone

VFiles RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Features

VFiles, Project Runway for Fashion’s Fringe

Five edgy designers showcased their talents in a high-energy Project Runway-style show.

clock September 10, 2015Jessica Iredale and Aria Hughes

Renzo Rosso

Fashion Scoops

Renzo Rosso to Be Honored at Amfar Milan Gala Event

The event will be held Sept. 26.

clock September 11, 2015James Fallon

Jen Brill and Leigh Lezark

Parties

Chanel Begins Fashion Week With Boy.Friend Watch Party

Harley Viera Newton, Sam Rollinson, Jen Brill and more celebrated the brand's new watch collection.

clock September 10, 2015Ally Betker

LC Lauren Conrad RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s Hits the Runways

The collection includes apparel, shoes, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses retailing from $12 to $300.

clock September 10, 2015Sharon Edelson and Lisa Lockwood

Lindsey Wixson

Parties

Erykah Badu Kicks Off New York Fashion Week at Top of the Standard

Erykah Badu opened New York Fashion Week with a late-night party Thursday at the Top of the Standard.

clock September 10, 2015Erik Maza

The exterior of American Dream.

Retail

American Dream Lands Hudson’s Bay Company Nameplates

Triple Five, which is building American Dream in the New Jersey Meadowlands, signed three Hudson’s Bay Company nameplates, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Saks Off 5th.

clock September 11, 2015Sharon Edelson

Peter Copping’s Costume Designs for the New York City Ballet: An Exclusive First Look

Fashion Features

Peter Copping’s Costume Designs for the New York City Ballet: An Exclusive First Look

WWD observes a fitting with Oscar de la Renta creative director Peter Copping as he prepares costumes for the NYCB’s fall season.

clock September 11, 2015Misty White Sidell

Creatures of Comfort RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Creatures of Comfort RTW Spring 2016

Jade Lai added a touch of femininity to her smart spring lineup, which was inspired by the structures and colors of a Corbusier-designed building in the south of France.

clock September 10, 2015Kristi Garced

Tadashi Shoji RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Tadashi Shoji RTW Spring 2016

clock September 10, 2015WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Elton John and Theo Fennell

Fashion

London Jewelry Brand Theo Fennell Rescued by Management Buyout

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