First and foremost, innovation is a state of mind, and one that must be engrained in corporate culture just as financial plans are.
That, along with the power of product-driven strategy, were the marching orders Fast Forward Trending’s Haysun Hahn delivered Tuesday morning at the FNW/Trends’ “Gamechanger: Coming & Going” event. With clients like LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Adidas, Warner Bros, Patagonia and the MIT Media Lab, she offered specific assessments of how the industry is shifting and ways not to get left behind. “Do keep in mind innovation should serve and improve,” she said.
As 2018 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the best party photos of the year. First up, newlyweds Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra in black tie at Ralph Lauren’s 50th anniversary show in September.
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“Sand, summer, sea,” is how designer Sarah Staudinger describes of the beginnings of her latest collection for Staud, writes @elmercer.
Summer was encapsulated through an array of adorable picnic inspired garb in poppy hues like tablecloth gingham compact knit playsuits and matching sets and plenty of crudite-emblazoned offerings. The best foodie-looks included a salad printed waffle minidress with matching cardigan or a matching neon green knit set with fringe made of mini glass lemons (and matching croakies). #wwdfashion
With a litany of sold-out collabs, a history-making debut show for Louis Vuitton men’s and armfuls of awards, Virgil Abloh is WWD’s Newsmaker of the Year. 📸: @lexieblacklock .