The Psychology of Now

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Overview

  The consumers’ psyche is being shattered by data overload and fiscal pressures.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Lady Gaga in Atelier Versace.

Parties

The Big Met Machine

The greatest mechanism on display Monday night was not encased in glass.

clock May 4, 2016Taylor Harris

Nicole Kidman

Fashion Features

Celebrity Report Card: Bippity Boppity Boo

Designers might not have had magic wands they could wave to get their dates ball-ready on Monday night, but their creations came in all sorts of interpretations — some more magical than others.

clock May 4, 2016Taylor Harris and Alex Badia

Maria Kochetkova wears an Acne coat, a shirt from her label Koche-Kova, Massive Gay shorts and Marni shoes.

People

Ballerina Maria Kochetkova Finds Inspiration In the Arts

Maria Kochetkova — a principal dancer with both the San Francisco Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre — breaks from the convention of a cloistered ballerina.

clock May 4, 2016Misty White Sidell

Louis Vuitton’s Petite Malle

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: The Case of the Truncated Trunk

Is the case of a shrunken trunk about flattery or theft, evolution or devolution?

clock May 11, 2016Bridget Foley

"We’re going through a fundamental global economic transition, things just really aren’t the same and they’re not going to be the same.” Edie Weiner, The Future Hunters

Financial

The Psychology of Now

The frenzied inner life and economic squeeze that are making things harder for everyone in the Age of Anxiety.

clock May 11, 2016Evan Clark

Darius Johnson

Mens Fashion

Model Call: Darius Johnson

With just one year under his belt, fresh face Darius Johnson has already had his share of attention in the fashion industry.

clock May 11, 2016Luis Campuzano

Nicolas Cloutier of Nose is dressed to sell 21st-century fragrance the old-fashioned way.

Retail

Nose’s Nicolas Cloutier Sells the Old-Fashioned Way

Nicolas Cloutier of Nose is dressed to sell 21st-century fragrance the old-fashioned way. By JENNIFER WEIL

clock May 12, 2016Jennifer Weil

Some of the top women’s fragrance launches of the last year.

Fragrance

Mother’s Day: A Hint of Fall

Fragrance marketers and retailers head into Mother’s Day with an eye toward September.

clock May 12, 2016Pete Born

Dickies

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Dickies’ Denim Heritage

The Texas-based workwear brand will aggressively market five-pocket jeans this fall.

clock May 13, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Thom Browne

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Men’s Eyewear Trend: Make a Splash

Independent sunglass manufacturers are updating the retro styles.

clock May 13, 2016Alex Badia

Hollie Bonneville Barden

Jewelry

John Hardy Hires Hollie Bonneville Barden as Creative Director

John Hardy appointed Hollie Bonneville Barden, formerly head designer of De Beers, new creative director.

clock May 15, 2016Misty White Sidell

Kathryn Sargent

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Kathryn Sargent Breaks Into the Savile Row Boys Club

Kathryn Sargent broke the British tailoring mold as the first female to set up shop in London’s Savile Row.

clock May 14, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Eric Buterbaugh (right) at his studio in Los Angeles with Fabrice Croisé, his cofounder and business partner (left).

Fragrance

Eric Buterbaugh’s Floral Fragrances a Hit With Retailers

With an investment from Puig, Eric Buterbaugh’s line of floral fragrances is growing from a one-man-show to a niche label that’s a hit with retailers.

clock May 12, 2016Rachel Brown

L’Etoile Sport RTW Fall 2016

Intimates

L’Etoile Sport Dives Deeper Into Activewear for Fall

Yesim Philip felt frustrated by the traditional tennis whites sold in stores, calling the offerings “too technical” and “unflattering.”

clock May 11, 2016Kristi Garced

Johnny Schillereff

Human Resources

Facetime With Element’s Johnny Schillereff

Johnny Schillereff is one of the skate industry’s deep thinkers.

clock May 13, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Essentialist

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Accessories

Santiago Barberi Gonzalez Dies

clock 3hSharon Edelson

Social Studies