Fine and Dandy

No cover image

Overview

  An updated romantic elegance has emerged from the spring runway collections, infusing the season with fast-moving trends.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ARTICLES FROM THIS ISSUE

From This Issue

Aja Passero, Greg Myler, St. John

Fashion Features

St. John Knits Goes Back to California Roots

St. John looks to reposition by celebrating its roots in West Coast designer knitwear.

clock July 22, 2015Kari Hamanaka

A view of Canal street

Handbags

Canal Street Counterfeits Look to Michael Kors, Tory Burch For Inspiration

Canal Street’s famous row of counterfeit handbag dealers seems to have gone more contemporary.

clock July 22, 2015Misty White Sidell

Alexa Morgan, Joe Jonas, Kylie Jenner, Paul Rudd

Fashion Features

Eye Report Card: Kylie Jenner Barely Tries; Joe Jonas Hides

From Cara’s kimono redux to Caroline’s maid of honor dress, here, a few of the best and the worst of the week. You May Also Like

clock July 22, 2015WWD Staff

Bottega Veneta, Ami, Iceberg, Berluti, Zegna, Lanvin, Officine Generale

Mens Fashion

Men’s Spring 2016 Trend: Fine and Dandy

A powerful new sensibility has emerged from the spring European runways.

clock July 22, 2015Alex Badia

Caitlyn Jenner, Vanity Fair

Media

Caitlyn Jenner’s Media Power

Kim Kardashian may have toyed with the notion of “breaking the Internet” when she posed buttocks-out for Paper Magazine’s cover in November, but it’s Caitlyn Jenner who has proven to be the real queen of the Web.

clock July 23, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

John Varvatos Men's RTW Spring 2016

Mens Designer Luxury

New York Fashion Week: Men’s Praised by Retailers

New York Fashion Week: Men’s was generally considered by retailers, buyers and designers to be a success — with a few caveats.

clock July 23, 2015Jean E. Palmieri and Aria Hughes

Taylor Swift

Eyewear

Seeing Stars: Celebrities in Eyewear

Executives from top eyewear brands discuss their favorite celeb plugs.

clock July 22, 2015Lauren McCarthy

Nine West, Guess, Schutz, Alice + Olivia ,Via Spiga

Accessory Trends

Accessories Trends: Prints, Brow Bars, and More

Accessories trends include double rims, prints, and brow bars.

clock July 23, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Marc Lore

Retail

Marc Lore Looking to Shake Up E-commerce With Jet

Lore raised $220 million and is looking to shake up e-commerce with Jet.

clock July 24, 2015Rachel Strugatz

Think Tank illustration

Marketing and Promotion

Why Boomer-focused Brands Should Embrace Millennial Mind-set Consumers

We already know that Millennials are extremely digitally savvy and mobile-forward, but how does that affect the the consumer market?

clock July 26, 2015Jeff Fromm

The Clinique Sonic System Deep Cleansing Brush

Skin Care

Skin-care Brands Target Men

Skin-care brands are introducing high-powered sonic facial brushes made for men and their tougher skin.

clock July 26, 2015Aria Hughes

Merchandising upgrades span beauty and health.

Retail

CVS Bridges a Divide Between Health and Beauty

Merchandising upgrades span beauty and health.

clock July 24, 2015Molly Prior

Nudie Jeans is boosting its repair shops where consumers can fix jeans or leave them to be resold.

Denim

Sustainable Denim Becomes a Greater Reality

The days of paying lip service to the eco-friendly denim movement are over.

clock July 26, 2015Cynthia Martens

John Tuite and Carlos Santolalla

Mens Fashion

Model Call: John Tuite and Carlos Santolalla

After being discovered on Instagram, gay couple John Tuite and Carlos Santolalla are more than just models — they also double as DJs.

clock July 24, 2015Luis Campuzano

Michael Urie

People

Michael Urie Turns On the Charm in ‘Shows for Days’

After years as a supporting player, the actor is Broadway’s latest leading man.

clock July 24, 2015Erik Maza

Thanks to Great Recession, retailers and brands face permanently penny-pinching shoppers.

Retail

Retailers, Brands Face Penny-Pinching Shoppers

J. Crew is the latest retailer to accept the reality of the new, penny-pinching consumer, revealing plans to launch J. Crew Mercantile this fall.

clock July 25, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Paris Couture jewelry

Jewelry

Paris Couture Jewelry Took Inspiration From Extraordinary Locations

The unusually high number of events ahead of Paris Couture Week reflects a quickening pace for high jewelry that is set to gather momentum.

clock July 25, 2015Joelle Diderich

Charlie Rose

Media

Charlie Rose on the Art of the Interview

WWD caught up with Charlie Rose post-interview with Jeffrey Immelt, chief executive officer of General Electric, on set at Bloomberg.

clock July 22, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Dagsmejan

Business

Field Notes: When Fabric Goes Next Level

clock 2hTracey Meyers

Social Studies