Women’s and Children’s Apparel & Accessories, Bridal, Special Occasion and Swimwear Market, Oct. 24-28, International Apparel MartDAILY EVENTSNew Buyer Orientation9 a.m. Friday-SaturdaySuite 4A74, fourth floor.Buyer’s Lounge8 a.m.-5 p.m.Apparel Mart 4C56, fourth floor, front lobby balcony.Breakfast and lunch sponsored by Alfred Angelo, Brad Hughes & Associates, Carol Ferrell, Designer Showcase, Excessorize with Marilyn, Jack Hunton & Co., Kasper, Mindy & Me, Mori Lee, Precious Formals and S. Collier. In addition, Margo’s Collectibles, Sideffects and Lori Veith Sales are breakfast sponsors and Daryl Deutsch and Evelyn Cannon are lunch sponsors. All buyers welcome.International Hospitality Suite8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Fourth floor, back lobby balcony.DFA DIFFA CollectionApparel Mart, Great Hall.Designer jackets created by Dallas Fashion Awards finalists on display in the Great Hall. Proceeds of sales benefit DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS). WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23Select showrooms open by appointment only.THURSDAY, OCT. 24Global Fashion Report11 a.m.:Fourth floor, front lobby. Presenter: Peclers of Paris.Dine Around5-7 p.m.: Samplings from Dallas’ finest restaurants.Shop Late ’Til 86-8 p.m.: Take advantage of extended shopping hours with participating showrooms.FRIDAY, OCT. 25Early Bird Hospitality8:30 a.m.: First floor, front lobby and first floor, West Atrium. Enjoy complimentary breakfast to get your morning started right. Trend Overview8:30 a.m.: First floor, West Atrium. Presenter: Leon Hall of E! Entertainment’s "Fashion Emergency."Global Fashion Report11 a.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presenter: Peclers of Paris. Contemporary Spring 2003 Forecast12 p.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Ltd. Buying Office. The Look Fashion Show1 p.m.: Great Hall. Guest Designer: Petis Pois."Rethinking Your Business to Stay Competitive"2 p.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presenter: Rawlins Gilliland.Bridal, Prom and Special Occasion Happy Hour5-6 p.m.: Third floor front lobby. Complimentary cocktails served before the fashion show. Bridal buyers and manufacturers are welcome.Fashion is in Bloom6 p.m.: Reception, 3B946:30 p.m.: Dinner, Fashion Theatre.7 p.m.: Fashion show.Sponsored by USCO; children’s wear spring 2003 fashion show.Leon Hall Trend Show6:15 p.m.: Great Hall. Presenter: Leon Hall of E! Entertainment "Fashion Emergency."SATURDAY, OCT. 26Occasions Fashion Show8:15 a.m.: Complimentary continental breakfast.8:30 a.m.: Fashion Show, Great Hall. Guest Designer: Precious Formals. Preview of prom, special occasion and bridal fashions.Early Bird Hospitality8:30 a.m.: First floor, front lobby and first floor West Atrium. Complimentary breakfast.Bridge/Designer Spring 2003 Forecast8:30 a.m.: Independence Room, first floor, west atrium. Presented by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Ltd. Buying Office. Contemporary Spring 2003 Forecast 12 p.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Ltd. Buying Office. Dallas Fashion Awards Gala 7 p.m.: Cocktails and Silent Auction.8 p.m.: Dinner.9 p.m.: Awards Ceremony and Fashion Show, Great Hall. A tribute to the 2002 Dallas Fashion Awards finalists, winners and the 2002 Fashion Excellence Award recipient, In Style Magazine. Tickets are $125/per person or $900/table of eight. Proceeds benefit DIFFA and Fashion Group International. For ticket information, see the concierge booth, first floor, back lobby, G Aisle.SUNDAY, OCT. 27Your Bridal Business: More than Pretty Dresses9 a.m.: Third floor, front lobby. Presenter: Bridal Business Management.Bridal, Prom and Special Occasion Happy Hour4 p.m.: Third floor, front lobby. Complimentary wine and cheese served courtesy of the Dallas Market Center.
Exclusive: @longchamp is planning to stage its first official runway show at New York Fashion Week this fall. The French leather goods firm has expanded into ready-to-wear as part of its repositioning as a lifestyle brand. The show, scheduled for September 8, will also cap the brand’s 70th anniversary celebration. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @dominiquemaitre)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex undertook their first overseas engagement as a married couple in Dublin. The trip included multiple events and outfits changes, including this black dress by @emiliawickstead that Meghan Markle wore for a party at the British Ambassador’s home. #wwdfashion #royals
At 20 years old – and with an estimated net worth of $900 million - @kyliejenner is the youngest person to ever make @forbes’ annual list of America’s Richest #SelfMadeWomen. “It’s incredible to be recognized for something I’m so passionate about, and I’m really grateful for that. I’ve always loved makeup and worked really hard to bring the first lip kit to the market,” said Jenner on founding @kyliecosmetics. See who else is on the list on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdbeauty (📷: @rainerhosch)
“The collection is inspired by Tulum and the Mayan Riviera – its laid-back luxury, life of cabanas, untouched coastline, natural habitats, exotic cocktails and jungle parties with renowned DJs,” said Matteo Maniatty, creative director and cofounder of @descendantofthieves, on the brand’s inspiration for its latest collection. See more designer sketches and inspirations on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #nyfwmens #nyfw
@riccardotisci17 is releasing a limited-edition capsule collection as part of his anticipated runway debut for @burberry in September. Delivered in a series of instant drops, this is the second Burberry capsule collection announced since Friday, when Tisci broke the news on his collaboration with @viviennewestwood. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #wwdnews
“It’s like a Cinderella story. You get a little fake, you get a little real, you put it together and voilà,” said legendary rapper Slick Rick, who helped pioneer the merge of luxury and streetwear. WWD’s @ariahughes spoke to @therulernyc about his jewelry collection, his collaboration with @bally and how the industry has evolved – link in bio. (📷: @kristaschlueter)
@ragandbone and @eminem are teaming up on a special capsule collection of streetwear pieces. Sold at a one-day pop-up in London’s Soho on Friday, the collection features three different T-shirt designs and a hoodie. The capsule is set to kick off the rest of Eminem’s shows in his European Revival Tour, which ends on Sunday. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdfashion