The new mobile app DesignLens from Empli, released this week, allows designers and other industry creatives to quickly turn images into patterns and prints on more than 140 fashion and lifestyle products, and share them with others.
“I had had one too many times sketching out an idea on the back of a napkin with eyeliner because inspiration struck, and I thought, ‘Wow, there must be a better way to do this,’” says DesignLens creator and Empli founder Austin Metka, 32, a fashion and textile designer and PVH Corp. alum who most recently designed ties for Michael by Michael Kors.
“I’m looking forward to jumping into the creative process and exploring fashion through a different lens,” said actor Michael B. Jordan exclusively to WWD about becoming the first face of @coach ‘s men’s business. Not only will the actor appear in its global ad campaigns, but he will also create a capsule with designer Stuart Vevers. Tap the link in our bio to learn more. #wwdfashion
“The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld pre-show, in his backstage meeting room at @Fendi to Bridget Foley. @Bellahadid was one of the many famous faces who graced the catwalk including @Gigihadid, @Adwoaaboah, and yes, even @Kendalljenner. #wwdfashion
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“We are obsessed with Fendi and we want to share this obsession,” said CEO Serge Brunschwig to WWD. @Fendi will be releasing a new capsule collection Oct. 16 centered around the Fendi/Fila logo created by Instagram artist @Hey_reilly. Further proving the logo trend isn’t going anywhere. Link in our bio for more details. #wwdfashion