When WWD asked sneaker influencers to cite the most coveted sneaker drops of 2018, the results were varied. Over in Los Angeles, Ray Polanco Jr. is looking forward to the Vans OTW Repeat Sticker Pack, while Mike “Upscale Vandal” Camargo, who is based in New York, has his sights set on the Puma Venom Cell, a retro shoe he saw during his recent trip to Germany. Landy — he goes by one name — from Tokyo noted the upcoming Fear of God x Nike collaboration, and Rashed Belhasa, the teenager from Dubai with an overwhelming sneaker collection, is thinking about the second iteration of the Roc-A-fella Nike Air Force 1s. DeeDee Negron in New York and Sanne Poeze in Amsterdam are both interested in more colorways from the Nike Air Jordan 1 women’s satin collection, and Selma Kaci Sebbagh in Paris is trying to acquire the Nike ACG Mowabb x Comme des Garçons shoes.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018