Designer and Luxury

Seminal Moment: How Prada Anticipated the Luxury Sneakers Trend

In 1997, long before luxury sneakers were trending, Prada sensed the potential of the category launching the so-called “America’s Cup.”

clock November 30, 2020Martino Carrera

Brandon Maxwell

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scholarship Fund Launches ‘Facing Fashion’ Campaign

The campaign kicks off with designer Brandon Maxwell, and will include industry leaders like Virgil Abloh and John Demsey.

clock 1mObi Anyanwu


Designer and Luxury

Seminal Moment: How Prada Anticipated the Luxury Sneakers Trend

In 1997, long before luxury sneakers were trending, Prada sensed the potential of the category launching the so-called “America’s Cup.”

clock November 30, 2020Martino Carrera

Brandon Maxwell

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scholarship Fund Launches ‘Facing Fashion’ Campaign

The campaign kicks off with designer Brandon Maxwell, and will include industry leaders like Virgil Abloh and John Demsey.

clock 1mObi Anyanwu

Ralph Lauren vintage sweaters.

Fashion Scoops

Polo Dropping Vintage Gifts, Experiences for Holiday

The 7 Days/7 Drops event will run for a week starting on Dec. 2.

clock 9hJean E. Palmieri

An image by Mark Seliger to be sold at Spring Studios' new virtual gallery.

Fashion Features

Spring Studios Sells Photographers’ Lockdown Images, Shot From Home

All proceeds from a virtual gallery sale of the photos will go to the British Fashion Council’s COVID Crisis Fund.

clock 9hSamantha Conti

Backstage at Louis Vuitton men's Fall 2019

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Virgil Abloh Has a New Wingman for Leather Goods at Vuitton

Darren Spaziani, an accomplished talent in women’s leather goods at Vuitton, is expanding his role.

clock 9hMiles Socha

R.Swiader’s wool gabardine suit and Andrew Coimbra’s acetate, polyamide and elastane asymmetric crop top. Rombaut boots.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2021 Trend: Black Mode

clock 9hWWD Staff

An image from Dinosaur Designs' spring 2020 "Wildflower" campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Dinosaur Designs Wins Australian Fashion Laureate Lifetime Achievement Award

The Sydney-based jewelry and homewares brand celebrated its 35-year anniversary this year.

clock 10hPatty Huntington

**FILE PHOTO** Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Has Passed Away at 46. LAS VEGAS, NV - November 17: Tony Hsieh at Las vegas Rock n Rol Marathon in Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Erik Kabik Photography/MediaPunch. /IPX

Fashion Scoops

Investigation Into House Fire That Led to Death of Tony Hsieh Remains ‘Active’

Fire marshal and police officials in New London, Conn., continue to investigate the Nov. 18 fire.

clock 15hRosemary Feitelberg

"Song of Solomon"

Fashion Scoops

Toni Morrison Honored With Virtual Reading of ‘Song of Solomon’

Hilton Als, Margaret Atwood, Brit Bennett, Jennifer Egan, Jesmyn Ward and more read Morrison’s novel chapter by chapter over the weekend, benefiting Literacy Partners.

clock 15hLeigh Nordstrom

Sir Philip Green and Kate Moss attend the Topshop Flagship Opening in New York.

Fashion Features

Topshop Declares Bankruptcy

clock 15hJenna Greene

A sign advertising the opening of Topshop in NY.

Fashion Features

Talking Topshop: A Timeline of Philip Green’s Adventures in Fashion

The once-mighty Topshop has fallen on hard times, and could have a new owner soon. Here, WWD takes a look at the rise and fall of a British retail player.

clock 17hSamantha Conti and Léana Esch

Travx Space Rage

Fashion Scoops

Travis Scott, Byredo’s Ben Gorham Team on Perfume, Candle

They dubbed the project Travx Space Rage.

clock 17hJennifer Weil

Harmony Korine mask design.

Fashion Scoops

Harmony Korine Releases Face Masks for Basic.Space Miami Design District Pop-up

The masks, produced in collaboration with Karolina Kurkova x Billie Blooms Masks for All, will benefit the Martin Luther King Economic Development Fund.

clock 19hKristen Tauer

The 1972 prototype.

Fashion Scoops

‘72 Nike Prototype for Moon Shoe Being Sold in Fractional Shares

The sneakers are said to be one of 12 pairs that are in existence.

clock 19hRosemary Feitelberg

Valentino Episode men's pop-up in Miami

Fashion Scoops

Valentino Episode Men’s Pop-up Opens in Miami’s Design District

The shop joins a nearby women’s-only boutique.

clock 19hJean E. Palmieri

Giorgio Armani

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani Shows Support to Milan

The designer took over several billboards in Milan to show his support to the city and acknowledge its resilience through the pandemic. 

clock 21hMartino Carrera

Steph Curry

Fashion Scoops

Steph Curry Brand to Launch Dec. 1 With Under Armour

Part of the proceeds from the collection of footwear and apparel will be used to support youth sports.

clock 22hJean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

La Redoute Launches Advent Calendar Event on TikTok

The company is targeting teenagers with sneakers, as a follow-up to a campaign that ran over the summer.

clock November 30, 2020Mimosa Spencer

BFC's New Wave 2020

Fashion Scoops

British Fashion Council Names 2020 New Wave Creatives

Ahead of the Fashion Awards, the BFC has named 50 of the most prominent young photographers, hair and makeup artists, set designers, artists, stylists and creative directors.

clock November 30, 2020Natalie Theodosi

A look from Givenchy's teaser capsule collection by Matthew Williams

Fashion Scoops

Matthew Williams’ Debut Collection for Givenchy Is Hitting Stores Early

See all the looks from Givenchy’s teaser capsule collection by Matthew Williams.

clock November 30, 2020WWD Staff

Philippe Cassegrain

Designer and Luxury

Longchamp President Philippe Cassegrain Dies of COVID-19 Complications

He famously designed Le Pliage, a leather-handled tote that folds flat and the brand’s most iconic style.

clock November 30, 2020Miles Socha

Kanye West in the documentary "Colette Mon Amour."

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Colette’ Documentary Has Global Release Date

The film about the last six months of the Paris concept store Colette will be available on demand from Dec. 20.

clock November 30, 2020Joelle Diderich


Designer and Luxury

How Prada Anticipated the Luxury Sneakers Trend

In 1997, long before luxury sneakers were trending, Prada sensed the potential of the category launching the so-called “America’s Cup.”

clock November 30, 2020WWD Staff


Fashion Features

Prada, Adidas to Launch A+P Luna Rossa 21 Sneakers

The shoes are part of the partnership inked last year between Prada and Adidas and will be worn by the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team while a lifestyle version will also be available starting Dec. 9.

clock November 30, 2020Luisa Zargani

Virgil Abloh's installation for Louis Vuitton.

Fashion Scoops

Virgil Abloh’s Friends to Visit Miami in Louis Vuitton Art Installation

The characters featured in the short film created to launch the spring-summer men’s line will be showcased during Miami Art week.

clock November 30, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Chiara Ferragni celebrates Thanksgiving in Milan

Fashion Scoops

Thanksgiving Italian Style

Chiara Ferragni and Francesco Maccapani Missoni were among the virtual guests of Alessandro Enriquez’s Thanksgiving celebration.

clock November 27, 2020Alessandra Turra

Rhuigi Villaseñor in the Rhude x Starter collection

Fashion Scoops

Rhude and Starter Launch Collab for Foot Locker’s ’12 Days’

The two-part collaboration kicks off Foot Locker’s 12 Days of Greatness, and will launch on Greenhouse and

clock November 27, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Jean-Luc Martinez of the Louvre and Louis Ferla of Vacheron Constantin

Fashion Scoops

Christie’s Hosts ‘Bid for the Louvre’ Auction With Drouot

Art works and luxury experiences are up for grabs with the participation of Louis Vuitton, Dior, Vacheron Constantin and Cartier.

clock November 27, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Kenny Scharf.

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Kim Jones Taps Kenny Scharf For Dior Pre-Fall Collection

The cartoon-like paintings of Kenny Scharf, a mainstay of the New York art scene in the Eighties, provided inspiration for the Dior pre-fall line.

clock November 27, 2020Joelle Diderich

Halima Aden

Fashion Scoops

Halima Aden Says She Lost Sight of Her Hijabi Identity in Fashion

“I remember wanting to be the ‘hot hijabi’ as if that didn’t just defeat the whole purpose,” she said.

clock November 26, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Diesel Living's booth at Salone del Mobile.

Fashion Scoops

Salone del Mobile Postpones 2021 Edition to September

Originally scheduled for April, the international furniture and interior design trade show will now be held Sept. 5 to 10.

clock November 26, 2020Martino Carrera

Looks from Kenzo's capsule collection with Kansai Yamamoto.

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Kenzo and Kansai Yamamoto Launch Capsule Collection

clock November 26, 2020WWD Staff

A look from Kenzo's capsule collection with Kansai Yamamoto.

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Kenzo Teams With Kansai Yamamoto on Capsule Line

Creative director Felipe Oliveira Baptista said the project was a celebration of Kenzo Takada and Kansai Yamamoto, who both died this year.

clock November 26, 2020Joelle Diderich

Amber Valletta

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Karl Lagerfeld Brand Sets Eco Collaboration With Amber Valletta

The accessories collection is to launch in March 2021.

clock November 26, 2020Miles Socha

Victoria's Secret


Victoria’s Secret Names Martin Waters as CEO

In addition, parent company L Brands has added a number of senior-level executives to the leadership team to help turn the business around.

clock November 25, 2020Kellie Ell

The Milano-Rho fairgrounds.

Fashion Scoops

Five Italian Fashion Fairs to Postpone Upcoming Editions to March

Micam, Mipel, Lineapelle and other trade shows will host their next editions simultaneously from March 20 to 24 at the Milano-Rho fairgrounds.

clock November 25, 2020Martino Carrera


Fashion Scoops

Pomellato Raises Awareness on Domestic Abuse With Chiara Ferragni

The campaign launched by the Italian jeweler and fronted by the digital entrepreneur bows on Nov. 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

clock November 25, 2020Luisa Zargani

Attendees at the Xitang Hanfu Festival in China.

Fashion Features

Celebrating Hanfu in Xitang

Each November, thousands of people flock to Xitang for an event celebrating all things Hanfu.

clock November 25, 2020Tiffany Ap

Eddie Bauer Relaunches EBTek Activewear


Eddie Bauer Relaunches EBTek Activewear

The next generation includes updated technology and comfort in mind within unisex styles.

clock November 25, 2020Andrew Shang

Pieces from Sanrio and Dumbgood’s Hello Kitty Capsule.

Ready To Wear

Sanrio Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Hello Kitty Capsule on Dumbgood

The range of cozy clothing and cute accessories is sure to tickle millennials’ increasing appetite for childhood nostalgia.

clock November 25, 2020Andrew Shang

Looks from Vsmine.

Fashion Features

Vsmine Goes for Timeless Pieces

Vsmine’s designers feel your only competition is yourself.

clock November 25, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

Loro Piana will support Save the Children in North America.

Fashion Scoops

Loro Piana Launches Initiative Supporting Save the Children

With every purchase made up to Christmas Eve in North America, the brand will donate a blanket to the organization.

clock November 25, 2020Sandra Salibian

A member of New York Hanfu Corporation pose for a photoshoot.

Fashion Features

Putting China’s Traditional Hanfu on the World Stage

A resurgence of traditional culture and a fast-growing overseas population fuel a new chapter for Han Chinese ethnic clothing.

clock November 25, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Fendi limited edition Peekaboo bag by Sarah Coleman

Designer and Luxury

Fendi Collaborates With Sarah Coleman for Design Miami Project

The New York-based artist revamped the brand’s Miami store in the Design District and created a limited-edition Peekaboo bag.

clock November 25, 2020Alessandra Turra

Alaia crinoline dress

Designer and Luxury

Alaïa Is Animating Iconic Re-Editions With Dance, Naomi Campbell

The digital event will feature a performance by Hajiba Fahmy and a chat between Campbell and Karlie Kloss.

clock November 25, 2020Miles Socha

Attendees at a Hanfu gathering in Shanghai.

Fashion Features

Modern Hanfu Dressing

clock November 25, 2020WWD Staff

Pieces from Sanrio and Dumbgood’s Hello Kitty Capsule.

Fashion Scoops

Sanrio and Dumbgood Partner for Hello Kitty Capsule

clock November 25, 2020WWD Staff

The “Points of Action” installation is in the Flatiron Public Plaza.

Fashion Scoops

Cities and Business District Trying to Brighten the Mood With Holiday Lights

From Bangor, Maine, to Stillwater, Minn., lights are being used to attract shoppers and visitors to area businesses.

clock November 24, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Donna Carpenter and her husband Jake Burton.

Fashion Scoops

Burton Snowboards to Sell Channel Islands Surfboards

The California surf company is being handed over to a group led by an executive, whose father cofounded the business.

clock November 24, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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