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WWD, September 9, 2015


  Thom Browne is well mannered, goes running every day and graduated from Notre Dame. And his shows are among the weirdest, most provocative and beautiful in fashion.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Ariana Grande


The (Un)Death of Celebrity Fragrance

The business wilts as the field of new entries narrows.

clock September 9, 2015Peter Born

Queen Elizabeth


Queen Elizabeth Reigns On

On Sept. 9, Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest- reigning monarch, outstripping her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria.

clock September 9, 2015Samantha Conti


Fashion Features

Eye Report Card: Celebrity Fashion

From Rihanna’s Barbie micromini to Rita’s print mess, the week’s hits and misses

clock September 9, 2015WWD Staff

D'Angelo Russell, Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker

Mens Fashion

NBA Rookies Hold Court on Style

WWD catches up with three emerging NBA stars — Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell and Devin Booker — to talk about their personal style.

clock September 9, 2015Frederick Marfil

Myron E. “Mike” Ullman,


Mike Ullman Talks Retirement, Management — and J.C. Penney’s Survival

In an exclusive interview, the executive discusses his exit from Penney's, and his second stint as chief executive officer.

clock September 9, 2015David Moin

The Alexander Wang designed Evian bottle.

Fashion Scoops

Evian Taps Alexander Wang for Bottle Design

Wang emblazoned two Evian bottles — one black, one white — with a blown-up bar code.

clock September 9, 2015Jessica Iredale

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne

Designer and Luxury

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne Discuss Their Highly Anticipated DKNY Collection

With the arrival of Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, DKNY is one of the most anticipated tickets of the season. Here, their first interview about the brand.

clock September 9, 2015Bridget Foley

Amilna Estevao

Designer and Luxury

Spring 2016’s Most In-Demand Models

For spring, WWD wondered: Who’s the next Karlie, Kendall or Gigi? Here, 10 rising stars that designers want to cast right now.

clock September 9, 2015Kristi Garced

A look from Rodarte and Mandarin Oriental New York's collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Rodarte Accessorizes Mandarin Oriental

Rodarte and Mandarin Oriental New York have teamed up again.

clock September 10, 2015Kristi Garced



Action Sports Brands Trying to Stay Afloat

Action sports brands are trying to get their mojo back after the rise of fast fashion, the Great Recession and the advent of ath-leisure.

clock September 10, 2015Kari Hamanaka

Neha Kapur

Fashion Features

Former Model Neha Kapur Launches Hensely Line

With her new line, Kapur hopes to bring a sense of relaxed luxury to the Los Angeles fashion scene.

clock September 11, 2015Marcy Medina

Guido Palau


Head Master: Hairstylist Guido Palau Recalls His Favorites Looks

The superstar hairstylist is celebrating his 10th anniversary as Redken’s global creative director.

clock September 11, 2015Julie Naughton

A look from Brandon Maxwell.

Fashion Features

Designer to Watch: Brandon Maxwell

From styling Lady Gaga to launching his own collection with a New York Fashion Week runway show, this self-taught, self- funded Texan means business.

clock September 10, 2015Jessica Iredale

Wearable Technology, PoloTech smart shirt


Where’s the Wearable?

High-tech apparel looks to flex its muscles and go main stream.

clock September 10, 2015Rachel Strugatz

Alex Soldier multicolored white gold ring


Accessories Trend: Gradient Stones

Fine jewelry is awash with color in gradient patterns.

clock September 10, 2015Roxanne Robinson

A sketch from Gucci.

Designer and Luxury

First Look: Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’ Tour Designer Costume Sketches

The pop goddess nabs some of fashion”s hottest for her new tour.

clock September 9, 2015Erik Maza

Thom Browne

Designer and Luxury

Thom Browne Prefers to Be Seen, Not Heard

Thom Browne has emerged as a rare showman of American fashion with his extravagant runway productions that are beautifully surreal and usually demented.

clock September 9, 2015Jessica Iredale

Robbie Myers, Editor-in-Chief of Elle


Media People: Robbie Myers on Why Women’s Magazines Matter

Myers discussed the 30th anniversary of American Elle and how the industry is adapting to the way readers consume content.

clock September 11, 2015Alexandra Steigrad


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