Monday’s Digital Daily: March 6, 2017

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Monday's Digital Daily: March 6, 2017

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Retail

No Deal: Hudson’s Bay, Macy’s Fail to Reach Agreement

The question becomes: Where will the acquisition-minded Hudson’s Bay Co. turn its attentions to next?

clock March 3, 2017David Moin

Drunk Elephant's lineup.

Skin Care

Drunk Elephant Gets Investment From VMG Partners, Man Repeller’s Leandra Medine

The San Francisco-based firm has taken a minority stake in the skin-care brand, and Medine has also made a small investment.

clock March 6, 2017Rachel Strugatz

Christian Dior RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Dior RTW Fall 2017

Maria Grazia Chiuri’s unified her wide-ranging sophomore collection for Dior with a focus on blue.

clock March 3, 2017Bridget Foley

Valentino RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Valentino RTW Fall 2017

Pierpaolo Piccioli worked disparate themes — Victoriana and the Eighties’ Memphis design movement — into a beautifully cohesive narrative.

clock March 5, 2017Bridget Foley

Comme des Garçons RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Comme des Garçons RTW Fall 2017

Candy for the eye and food for the fashion brain, Rei Kawakubo’s fall show was about “the future of silhouette.”

clock March 4, 2017Jessica Iredale

Celine RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Céline RTW Fall 2017

Phoebe Philo sent a strong message of the runway of everyday and clothes for all well-heeled walks of life.

clock March 5, 2017Jessica Iredale

Haider Ackermann RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Haider Ackermann RTW Fall 2017

Ackermann’s clothes befit women of substance — been there, done a whole lot, their depth of experience central to their allure.

clock March 4, 2017Bridget Foley

Accessory of the Day: Balenciaga

Fashion Show Reviews

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2017

Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia took elements of the house’s haute history into the present with his audacious twists and turns.

clock March 5, 2017Bridget Foley

Backstage at Loewe RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Loewe RTW Fall 2017

A designer with too many ideas beats the reverse situation.

clock March 3, 2017Bridget Foley

Nina Ricci RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Nina Ricci RTW Fall 2017

A cowgirl-circus theme could have gone very wrong, but Guillaume Henry wrangled it beautifully for a chic lineup with grace and bravado.

clock March 4, 2017Bridget Foley

Yohji Yamamoto RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Yohji Yamamoto RTW Fall 2017

“I felt I needed to change,” the designer said backstage after presenting an exquisite show.

clock March 4, 2017Bridget Foley

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Fashion Show Reviews

Elie Saab RTW Fall 2017

Inspired by “Giselle,” this glamorous collection featured corseted dresses and other ballet-influenced looks.

clock March 4, 2017Joelle Diderich

Akris RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Akris RTW Fall 2017

Albert Kriemler boiled his fall collection down to two essential items: beautiful coats and bags.

clock March 5, 2017Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2017

The classic anarchy of London punks inspired Junya Watanabe’s fall collection.

clock March 4, 2017Jessica Iredale

Andrew GN RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Andrew Gn Fall 2017

Andrew Gn’s fall collection was a celebration of the confluence of cultures, combining sartorial polish with tribal kick.

clock March 3, 2017Katya Foreman

Vanessa Seward RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Vanessa Seward RTW Fall 2017

Vanessa Seward issued an earnest ode to the Seventies based on her own personal style.

clock March 3, 2017Jessica Iredale

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Fashion Show Reviews

Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood Fall 2017

The arty collection was largely inspired by Austria’s Wiener Werkstätten movement, while also updating classic Westwood styles.

clock March 4, 2017Katya Foreman

Undercover RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Undercover RTW Fall 2017

Jun Takahashi imagined a utopian society filled with fantastically clad sects.

clock March 3, 2017Jessica Iredale

John Galliano RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

John Galliano RTW 2017

Bill Gaytten played with historical references with a mix of controlled tailoring and retro-tinged dresses in decorative fabrics.

clock March 5, 2017Joelle Diderich

Zuhair Murad RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Zuhair Murad RTW Fall 2017

The designer mined the carefree mood of the Sixties for his fall collection.

clock March 3, 2017Lily Templeton

Mugler RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Mugler RTW Fall 2017 

Celestial bodies, including the star motif of the house’s Angel fragrance, were recurring themes at Mugler’s fall collection.

clock March 4, 2017Katya Foreman

Acne Studios RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Acne Studios RTW Fall 2017

Jonny Johansson knew one thing: He didn’t want his fall collection to be street.

clock March 4, 2017Jessica Iredale

Redemption RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Redemption RTW Fall 2017

Inspired by the Women’s Marches, Redemption’s lineup had more of an urban edge this season while maintaining its sexy aristo-punk vibe.

clock March 3, 2017Alex Wynne

Issey Miyake RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Issey Miyake RTW Fall 2017

Yoshiyuki Miyamae gleaned inspiration from the rippling colors of the aurora borealis for the Issey Miyake fall collection.

clock March 4, 2017Jennifer Weil

Veronique Leroy RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Véronique Leroy RTW Fall 2017

The designer’s love affair with the Eighties took a wrong turn with this lineup of gelled quiffs, oversized buckles and maxi shoulder pads.

clock March 4, 2017Joelle Diderich

Talbot Runhof RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Talbot Runhof RTW Fall 2017

The texture-rich lineup featured sequins, fishnet, velvet and brocade.

clock March 5, 2017Robert Williams

Alessandra Rich RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Alessandra Rich RTW Fall 2017

A wardrobe for a woman who would wear polka dots to meet her lawyer and tiers of sheer lace for lunch with the in-laws.

clock March 3, 2017Jessica Iredale

Fashion Show Reviews

Reem Acra RTW Fall 2017

As she marks 20 years in business, Reem Acra is trying new things: showing in Paris and shifting her focus to daywear.

clock March 5, 2017Jessica Iredale

Vejas RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Vejas RTW Fall 2017

Vejas Kruszewski, winner of the 2016 LVMH Special Prize, continued to expand on his creative identity with his fall collection.

clock March 2, 2017Lily Templeton

BCBG

Retail

BCBG Receives Court Approval on Financing, Store Closure Plan

A judge allowed the company to tap its bankruptcy financing on an interim basis for up to $15 million as BCBG looks to tighten up operations.

clock March 3, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Financial

Revlon Sales Improve, but Year Ends With Loss

The beauty company ended the year with a $21.9 million loss on improved sales and said integration of Elizabeth Arden is ongoing.

clock March 3, 2017Kali Hays

Valentino Pre-Fall 2017

Fashion Scoops

Valentino to Show Resort in New York

A runway show is planned for May 23.

clock March 4, 2017Jessica Iredale

Arizona Muse

Fashion Scoops

Matches Hosts Paris Cocktail for de Gournay and Aquazzura Hook-up

The whimsical shoe line will hit the retailer’s e-commerce site in May.

clock March 5, 2017Katya Foreman

Katheryn Winnick and Sophia Carson

Fashion Scoops

Clarins Plans More Single-Brand Stores; Actress Winnick Hints at Fashion Launch

Front-row talk from Mugler’s fall ready-to-wear show.

clock March 5, 2017Robert Williams

The Tod's Tattoo installation

Fashion Scoops

Tod’s Fetes Tattoo-Themed Collaboration in Paris

The brand celebrated its Tod’s Tattoo capsule line created in collaboration with celebrity tattoo artist Saira Hunjan with a party at its Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré store.

clock March 4, 2017Alex Wynne

Condé Nast headquarters, One World Trade

Media

Condé Nast to Cut 100 Jobs

Condé Nast will slash about 100 jobs on the business side over the next few weeks.

clock March 3, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

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Media

Sarah Jessica Parker Is the Sbjct of a New Editorial Project

Celebrity stylist Erin Walsh, fashion photographer Christian Högstedt and former Vogue staffer Phoebe de Croisset tap into their networks.

clock March 3, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

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