Despite uncertainties in regard to the global economic outlook, which includes vagueness about the impact of Brexit and whether the spat between China and the U.S. is really over and a trade war has been averted, the mood of trade show organizers and exhibitors is upbeat.
Still, there’s some concern over the ongoing challenges facing fashion retail today, which includes everything from the high-low divergence of price points to the need for more sustainably produced products. As a result, the industry has responded with new shows while reimagining existing ones. Events this year will highlight points of differentiation in product, fabric and overall design. And “innovation” will be a ubiquitous term across the market.
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