PARIS — The influence of Generation Z was hard to miss at the recent 10th anniversary edition of Denim Première Vision. The Nineties is still going strong, but experts also attributed a shift to a softer, lighter mood to the social-media-native generation. Directions like delicate, sophisticated, tone-on-tone jacquards in the season’s ruling sky blue shade are replacing the gritty vintage look that has been holding the denim category under its sway.
For these youngsters — who are between 11 and their early 20s, and came of age with selfies, Snapchat and YouTube — “Their own new vision of denim is fresh and contemporary,” said Marion Forêt, fashion product manager at Denim Première Vision.
Cosmetics entrepreneur Charlotte Tilbury came face to face with one of her inspirations when Queen Elizabeth handed her an MBE, or Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, at Buckingham Palace earlier today. #wwdbeauty
Stella McCartney has been designing wedding looks for years for customers, friends, family — and herself for years.
And now, leveraging the success of the dress she designed for the Duchess of Sussex’s wedding reception in May, McCartney is launching, Made with Love, a bridal line including eight dresses and an ivory tuxedo, reports @natalietheodosi . “I feel very protective over the bride, because I know what it was like when I got married, and for me to do my own wedding dress. There are moments that are so personal and private, so emotional and loaded with many different issues,” McCartney told WWD in an interview in June. “I think we are really blessed to have the emotional trust with a woman. She’ll come in and feel the love that we put into everything. What she chooses can be conventional or unconventional. It’s a personal experience.” #wwdnews