Teacher’s Fret

WWD, September 15, 2015

Overview

  To sir, with braids — and a housing snafu à la “The Wizard of Oz.” For spring, Thom Browne stormed the classroom with a dissertation on exquisite tailoring and eerie schoolgirl attitude.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Hanley Mellon Resort 2015

Designer and Luxury

Hanley Mellon Line to Become Simply Hanley

The new name will debut at the brand's show today and will begin being used in the second deliveries for fall.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Mode et Finance Takes Stake in Lemaire

The investment by the French venture capital firm will allow Lemaire to expand its product offer and develop further.

clock September 15, 2015Joelle Diderich

Milan Vukmirovic, creative director of Ports 1961

Mens Retail Business

Ports 1961 Converts Meatpacking Store Into Men’s Unit

The store formerly carried men's and women's wear.

clock September 14, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Scoops

Marc Jacobs Switches to Ziegfeld Theatre for Spring Show

For the first time since 2004, Marc Jacobs is moving his show to Ziegfeld Theatre.

clock September 15, 2015Erik Maza

Gucci

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Show to Fall on Yom Kippur

The Jewish holiday usually falls during one of the fall ready to wear seasons, and this year it is during Milan.

clock September 14, 2015Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Penney’s Pilots ‘The Boutique’ for Plus Sizes

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Global Brands Group Eyeing Denim Deals

Denim is GBG's newest operating platform.

clock September 14, 2015Vicki M. Young

Carolina Herrera RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Carolina Herrera RTW Spring 2016

Within the elegant sweep of The Frick courtyard, Carolina Herrera showed a beautiful collection based on pink and pleats.

clock September 14, 2015Bridget Foley

Tommy Hilfiger RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Tommy Hilfiger RTW Spring 2016

Tommy Hilfiger channeled vacation vibes with an island romp inspired by Mustique.

clock September 14, 2015Jessica Iredale

Prabal Gurung RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Prabal Gurung RTW Spring 2016

Prabal Gurung paid tribute to his home country of Nepal with fluid silhouettes in hues of orange, rose and saffron. 

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Opening Ceremony RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Opening Ceremony RTW Spring 2016

Modern dance, ballet, architecture and exotic travel all merged in Carol Lim and Humberto Leon's eclectic spring lineup.

clock September 13, 2015Kristi Garced

Edun RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Edun RTW Spring 2016

Danielle Sherman married references from the Kuba tribe in Africa and Thirties fashion for her Edun spring collection.

clock September 13, 2015Mayte Allende

Phillip Lim RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

3.1 Phillip Lim RTW Spring 2016

Phillip Lim celebrated his 10th anniversary with a set collaboration with Maya Lin and a collection of dusty neutrals and conceptual cuts.

clock September 14, 2015Jessica Iredale

Jeremy Scott RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Jeremy Scott RTW Spring 2016

Jeremy Scott sent a punchy pastiche of Sixties-meets-Eighties looks down his spring runway.

clock September 14, 2015Jessica Iredale and Jean E. Palmieri

Yeohlee RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Yeohlee RTW Spring 2016

Yeohlee Teng showed her cerebral approach to design with a beautifully subtle, deceptively simple collection.

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Rosetta Getty RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Rosetta Getty RTW Spring 2016

Post-Modern dance was used to direct Rosetta Getty's spring collection, with languid draping and subtle cutouts.

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Lela Rose RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose RTW Spring 2016

Lela Rose's spring collection bubbled over with effusive color — including a ceiling of tulips.

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Ji Oh RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Ji Oh RTW Spring 2016

Ji Oh strove to deliver a sexy, nontraditional confidence in boxy, oversize silhouettes inspired by city style.

clock September 12, 2015Mayte Allende

Babyghost RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Babyghost RTW Spring 2016

Qiaoran Huang and Joshua Hupper wove together a trio of disparate elements — vintage Halston, classic American mall stores and a poem about death — into a haunting and cohesive spring collection.

clock September 12, 2015Antonia Sardone

A Detacher RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

A Détacher RTW Spring 2016

A Détacher's Mona Kowalska riffed on the poof sleeve on printed looks with a vintage vibe.

clock September 13, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Maiyet RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Maiyet RTW Spring 2016

For his second collection at Maiyet, Declan Kearney opted for simplicity by using the brand's arched logo as inspiration.

clock September 14, 2015Kristi Garced

Hood By Air RTW Spring 2016,

Fashion Show Reviews

Hood by Air RTW Spring 2016

Deconstructed school uniforms provided the vision for Shayne Oliver's genderless collection.

clock September 13, 2015Kristi Garced and Aria Hughes

Houghton RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Houghton RTW Spring 2016

Summer of '69 was the lens for Katharine Polk's collection, which took an ethereal, romantic direction for spring.

clock September 14, 2015Antonia Sardone

NicoPanda RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicopanda RTW Spring 2016

Nicola Formichetti presented a spring line with a “Japanese avatar, Hello Kitty street-punk concept” — and Lady Gaga tweeted about it.

clock September 13, 2015Mayte Allende and Luis Campuzano

Jenny Packham RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Jenny Packham RTW Spring 2016

Jenny Packham was inspired to balance the masculine and the feminine in her spring eveningwear collection.

clock September 14, 2015Bobbi Queen

Adeam RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Adeam RTW Spring 2016

Hanako Maeda turned to sashes and shibori prints to creatively marry East and West sensibilities.

clock September 14, 2015Mayte Allende

Michael Kors and Kate Upton

Parties

Duran Duran Plays Michael Kors’ Fashion Week Party

Naomi Campbell, Kate Upton, Alessandra Ambrosio and more wore their shiniest outfits for the occasion.

clock September 14, 2015Ally Betker

Humberto Leon and Jessica Alba

Parties

Opening Ceremony Throws Anti-Fashion Week Party

Opening Ceremony held their New York Fashion Week party at a Chinese restaurant downtown, drawing Jessica Alba, Solange Knowles and more.

clock September 14, 2015Lauren McCarthy

Burberry Launches Apple Music

Designer and Luxury

Burberry to Get Channel on Apple Music

The channel will debut Tuesday with exclusive videos from emerging artists and will have a tie-in to Burberry's show next week.

clock September 14, 2015Rachel Strugatz

‘Empire’ Builders: Fashion Brands Tap Into Hit Show

Designer and Luxury

‘Empire’ Builders: Fashion Brands Tap Into Hit Show

Cookie Lyon, portrayed by Taraji P. Henson, has become fashion brand's favorite TV character of the moment.

clock September 15, 2015Khanh T.L. Tran

Thom Browne RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Thom Browne RTW Spring 2016

To sir, with braids — and a housing snafu à la "The Wizard of Oz." Browne offered a lesson in exquisite tailoring and eerie schoolgirl attitude.

clock September 14, 2015Bridget Foley

Misha Nonoo RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Misha Nonoo RTW Spring 2016

Misha Nonoo Inta-showed her Sixties-inspired spring 2016 collection, making her the first designer to use Instagram as a virtual runway.

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Mia Moretti and Jenna Bush Hager

Parties

Prabal Gurung Hosts a Tame Post-Show Supper

The designer’s family and friends gathered at Café Clover for the occasion.

clock September 14, 2015Lauren McCarthy

Backstage at Carolina Herrera RTW Spring 2016

Designer and Luxury

New York Fashion Week Generates $900 Million for NYC

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney talked up the impact of New York’s fashion industry on Monday.

clock September 14, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg and Jean E. Palmieri

Essentialist

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