At its best, fashion triggers emotion, whether on a deep, visceral level, or with the superficial glee brought on by looking at and perhaps acquiring something pretty. At its worst — come show time at least — fashion can exhaust and frustrate.
A typical season offers the possibility of both, the downside oh-so palpable for spring 2018, particularly in New York, with its considerable imbalance between the number of shows (and often hideous logistics) and its fashion return. Yet with benefit of hindsight (read: emotional distance and time to de-grump), the irritations of the season congealed into a big, vague blob while the special moments continue to resonate as distinct and powerful. There was plenty to love. Here, my highlights (and one lowlight).
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