Friday’s Digital Daily: March 3, 2017

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Friday's Digital Daily: March 3, 2017

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Models on the catwalkBalenciaga show, Runway, Spring Summer 2017, Paris Fashion Week, France - 02 Oct 2016

Fashion Features

Model Casting Agent Responds to Accusations of Mistreatment

In an exclusive statement to WWD, Maida Gregori Boina accused fellow casting agent James Scully of intentionally misrepresenting the facts.

clock March 2, 2017Joelle Diderich and Robert Williams

Devon Windsor on the catwalkVictoria's Secret Fashion Show, Runway, Grand Palais, Paris, France - 30 Nov 2016

Financial

Victoria’s Secret Comps Fall 16%

The weakness in February came as mall traffic declined and the brand cycled through its apparel and swim exits.

clock March 2, 2017Evan Clark

A Portage women's sweatshirt, part of Hudson's Bay's program to mark Canada's 150th birthday

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Marks Canada’s Birthday With Grand Portage Project

The project marks the nation’s 150th birthday and aims to raise money to help complete Canada’s Great Trail.

clock March 2, 2017Constance Droganes

Rick Owens RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Rick Owens RTW Fall 2017

Rick Owens made an “improvised ceremony” out of his collection and the standard ceremony of a fashion show.

clock March 2, 2017Jessica Iredale

Chloé RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Chloé RTW Fall 2017

Clare Waight Keller’s theme for her final collection for Chloé, was escapism, but her take was pragmatic and pretty, not psychedelic.

clock March 2, 2017Bridget Foley

Balmain RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Balmain RTW Fall 2017

Olivier Rousteing conjured a modern-day Amazon with raw pelts and elaborate patchworks.

clock March 2, 2017Joelle Diderich

Isabel Marant RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Isabel Marant RTW Fall 2017

Isabel Marant’s fall collection had a strong Eighties bent that folded in boho, folkloric touches.

clock March 2, 2017Katya Foreman

A look from the Memento collection

Fashion Scoops

Kenzo’s Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Debut Heritage-Inspired Memento Series

The collection was archival in essence, but contemporary in terms of delivery.

clock March 2, 2017Katya Foreman

Off-White RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Off-White RTW Fall 2017

Virgil Abloh embraced a more refined, grown-up sensibility and the fact that a lot of fashion is “nothing new.”

clock March 2, 2017Jessica Iredale

Backstage at Paco Rabanne RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Paco Rabanne RTW Fall 2017

Cozy comfort at Paco Rabanne? Seeing was believing.

clock March 2, 2017Jessica Iredale

Ann Demeulemeester RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Ann Demeulemeester RTW Fall 2017

Flowing silhouettes and mixes of leather and lace agave this collection a sense of freedom and of romance.

clock March 2, 2017Katya Foreman

Atlein RTW Fal 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Atlein RTW Fall 2017

Antonin Tron branched out from his signature jersey outfits for his debut runway show.

clock March 2, 2017Joelle Diderich

Manish Arora RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Manish Arora RTW Fall 2017

Manish Arora’s “Cosmic Love” collection was a heavily adorned explosion of contrasting textures, patchworks and motifs.

clock March 2, 2017Alex Wynne

Carven RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Carven RTW Fall 2017

A floral-themed interim effort by the design team.

clock March 2, 2017Jessica Iredale

Alexis Mabille RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexis Mabille RTW Fall 2017

A peace theme wove through the collection, with doves and pearls among the leitmotifs.

clock March 2, 2017Katya Foreman

Pascal Millet RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Pascal Millet RTW Fall 2017

The designer took a cue from his vision of the quintessentially Parisian woman.

clock March 2, 2017Jennifer Weil

Faith Connexion RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Faith Connexion Fall 2017

In its first runway show, the punk-infused streetwear brand drove home its decadent DNA.

clock March 2, 2017Robert Williams

Neith Nyer RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Neith Nyer RTW Fall 2017

The manga-inspired collection served up DIY and grunge for the “Sailor Moon” set.

clock March 2, 2017Robert Williams

Zoë Kravitz

Parties

Members of the Club

Zoë Kravitz, Edie Campbell, Anja Rubik and Amber Valletta were among the guests at the Yves Saint Laurent Beauté party in Paris.

clock March 2, 2017Jennifer Weil

A Hudson's Bay store on Queen Street in Toronto.

Mens Retail Business

Mui Exits Hudson’s Bay Amid Cuts

The company previously announced plans to take a one-time, $30 million severance charge.

clock March 2, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Chris Paul Five Four

Mens Fashion

Five Four Taps Chris Paul for Summer Campaign

The men’s wear subscription service will also produce a capsule collection with the NBA player.

clock March 2, 2017Aria Hughes

Georgina Chapman at the 2017 Oscars

People

Georgina Chapman on Her Rare Oscars Carpet Appearance

The Marchesa designer usually spends awards season dressing actresses, but her personal connection to India brought her out in support of “Lion” for the red carpet of the Oscars.

clock March 2, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Joanna Coles

Media

Here’s What Joanna Coles’ Snap Inc. Shares are Worth Right Now

Hearst’s Joanna Coles, who serves as a Snap board member, may not be able to retire just yet.

clock March 2, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

Rachel ZoeChanel Charles Finch pre-Oscar dinner

Fashion Scoops

Rachel Zoe on Her New Instagram Stories Series and Her Next L.A. Fashion Show

Designer, stylist and social media maven Rachel Zoe is to debut a new Instagram Stories series, and also dishes on her next L.A. fashion show.

clock March 3, 2017Marcy Medina

Karl Lagerfeld visits the Jahnkoy booth at the LVMH Prize presentation.

Fashion Features

LVMH Prize Event Highlights Immigration Hurdles

Several designers struggled to obtain travel permits to attend the event, prompting fears that open borders may be going out of trend.

clock March 3, 2017Joelle Diderich and Natalie Theodosi

Inside 'Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in Counterculture' at the Museum of Arts and Design.

Lifestyle

Inside ‘Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in Counterculture’ at the Museum of Arts and Design

The new exhibition takes a look at the counterculture fashion that shook that Sixties and Seventies, which is finding new relevancy in today’s political climate.

clock March 2, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Vetements CEO, Guram Gvasalia

Business Features

CEO Talks: Guram Gvasalia of Vetements

The executive speaks about the power of Instagram, and why he wouldn’t dream of opening an e-store.

clock March 3, 2017Miles Socha

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.

Business

Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

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Social Studies

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