A Coupla Bright Chicks Sitting Around Talking

WWD, May 25, 2016

Overview

  About to be honored for the CFDA, Norma Kamali and Donna Karan bond over life in the ever-changing business.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

report-card-52516-tout.jpg

Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: In the Flesh

All manners of skin-baring looks were abundant this week, from Ciara’s side boob to Iggy Pop’s unfortunate man-chest.

clock May 25, 2016Taylor Harris and Alex Badia

Norma Kamali and Donna Karan photographed at Karan’s Central Park West apartment.

Designer and Luxury

Talking With Donna Karan and Norma Kamali Ahead of Their CFDA Award Honors

About to be honored for the CFDA, Norma Kamali and Donna Karan bond over life in the ever-changing business.

clock May 25, 2016Bridget Foley

“It’s kind of addicting, managing an inanimate object where you and the car become one.” James Hinchcliffe

Mens Lifestyle

Indycar Driver James Hinchcliffe Returns to Racing

Indycar driver James Hinchcliffe has overcome a life-threatening accident to return to the racing circuit.

clock May 27, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Dennis Chan of Qeelin.

Jewelry

Ones to Watch at the Las Vegas Jewelry Shows

clock May 31, 2016WWD Staff

Doryn Wallach Jewelry’s 18-karat satin gold rock crystal ring with emerald baguettes and black pavé diamonds and rhodium.

Jewelry

JCK Shuffles Its Decks

The trade show has remerchandized to improve focus on different market segments.

clock June 1, 2016Misty White Sidell

Top row (left to right): Gucci, Montblanc. Middle row: DKNY, Zenith (with diamond bezel), Karl Lagerfeld. Bottom row: Citizen, Baume & Mercier, Fendi (all with diamond bezels).

Watches

Fall 2016 Watch Trend: Blue Steel

Sometimes the classics are all you need: Straps in stainless steel or blue leather and navy-hued dials mean business when it comes to watch style.

clock June 1, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Alessandro Michele

Designer and Luxury

Alessandro Michele Talks Gucci and Awards

Alessandro Michele astonished with his new Gucci, a house reawakened by an intriguing gentility rich with influences from antiquity to today’s urban culture.

clock June 2, 2016Bridget Foley

Moncler’s nylon jacket.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Men’s Outerwear Trend: Puffer Time

With the emergence of Nineties streetwear as a key trend, the forgotten puffer is again taking center stage in the fashion landscape.

clock June 3, 2016Alex Badia

Color on Cheek: Urban Decay Vice in Twitch, $17. Jaw: The Estée Edit Mattified in The Storm, $22. Lip: Maybelline New York Color Sensational in Sapphire Siren, $7.50.

Color Cosmetics

Fall 2016 Beauty Trend: Can’t Be Tamed

According to The NPD Group, prestige lip color sales spiked 19 percent in the 12 months ending in April 2016.

clock June 3, 2016Ellen Thomas

Rosemary Brantley

Fashion Features

Facetime With Rosemary Brantley, Retiring Chairwoman of Otis College of Art and Design

Rosemary Brantley reflects on the most unexpected design mentor and the importance of a good work ethic.

clock June 3, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran

Poppy & Tallulah 
Nationality: British 
Delevingne and Harlech at the
Jo Malone London flagship in October.

People

European, Asian Socialites Take an Entrepreneurial Turn

The European It formula doesn’t deviate much from its U.S. counterpart: Photogenic plus well-connected, pedigreed family plus no pressing need to earn a living plus a trademark look.

clock June 2, 2016WWD Staff

Kwiat’s diamond ring in platinum setting.

Jewelry

Expanding Couture Jewelry’s Reach With CoutureTime

A strategic initiative designed to widen the scope of the show is helping to draw a new level of retailer.

clock June 1, 2016Marcy Medina

Dirk by Dirk Bikkembergs

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Dirk Bikkembergs’ First Fragrance Coming in June

The first Dirk Bikkembergs fragrance will hit stores globally on June 15.

clock June 4, 2016Francesca Bonfanti

The Apple store in San Francisco.

Retail

New Apple Retail Concept Opens in San Francisco

When Apple opened its new flagship in San Francisco on May 21, it also rolled out a host of new features that are designed to make it as much a community gathering spot as a place to hawk iPhones and smartwatches.

clock June 5, 2016Maghan McDowell

Olivia Palermo at her Chelsea28 dinner, February 2016.

People

From It Girl to Business Woman

Ah, the life of an It Girl — a swirl of loaned couture and Champagne-fueled fetes. But what happens when the music stops? Today’s Its are capitalizing on their It-ness to produce viable enterprises, going from It Girl to Business Woman.

clock June 2, 2016Ally Betker

@philippplein78

Mens Designer Luxury

Philipp Plein to Join Milan Fray

Philipp Plein is expanding in more ways than one.

clock June 4, 2016Francesca Bonfanti

Ron Hami’s multiband 14-karat gold ring with diamonds; pasquale bruni’s 18-karat gold ring with diamonds; Cadar’s 18-karat gold ring with diamonds; Efva Attling’s 18-karat gold earrings with diamonds.

Accessory Trends

Fall 2016 Jewelry Trend: The Right Angle

clock May 27, 2016WWD Staff

From left: Wendy Yue’s 18-karat gold opal ring with black, white and champagne diamonds, pink sapphires and tsavorites; Kavant and sharart’s 18-karat white gold earrings with blue sapphires, tsavorites and diamonds.

Jewelry

Fall 2016 Jewelry Trend: Glam Rocks

Bold, colorful jewelry with an edge (and in this case, a nod to Ziggy Stardust) are among the glittering options at the upcoming couture and JCK shows in Las Vegas, running May 31 to June 6.

clock June 1, 2016WWD Staff

“The counterfeit is hard to distinguish from the original — although there are usually quality differences between the genuine goods, labels or packaging and the fake ones.”

Retail

Counterfeits, Knockoffs, Replicas: Parsing the Legal Implications

The legal implications between knockoffs and illegal goods.

clock June 2, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Backstage at Burberry RTW Spring 2018

Fashion

Burberry Named Most Popular British Brand on Instagram

clock 6hLorelei Marfil

Social Studies