Pretty Natural

WWD, September 16, 2015

Overview

  Tory Burch went back to her roots in a collection inspired by nature and finding beauty in unexpected places. Here, a floral metallic silk evening dress that looked relaxed and modern.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Tory Burch RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch RTW Spring 2016

Tory Burch drew from nature’s wealth for a collection with a breezy island beat.

clock September 15, 2015Bridget Foley

Prada Resort 2016

Financial

Prada Boosts Prices as Profits Fall 23 Percent

Weakness in the Asia-Pacific region and sluggish leather goods sales contrasted with growth in Europe and Japan, plus strength in footwear.

clock September 15, 2015Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Google’s Eric Schmidt Talks Tech at Tory Burch

Before Tory Burch’s spring show, the Google executive chairman had artificial intelligence and being cool on the brain.

clock September 15, 2015Evan Clark

Sandals by Maryam Nassir Zadeh (left), and Mansur Gavriel (right).

Footwear

Mansur Gavriel’s Shoe Designs Stir Complaint

Designer and retailer Maryam Nassir Zadeh claims that Mansur Gavriel's new shoes are “way too close [to my own designs] to be an accident.”

clock September 15, 2015Misty White Sidell

Cynthia Steffe Launches C.S. Roberts Collection

Sportswear

Cynthia Steffe Launches C.S. Roberts Collection

The designer will launch her contemporary label for spring retailing.

clock September 11, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Karl Lagerfeld

Media

Karl Lagerfeld Responds to Pierre Bergé Charges

The former couture boss criticized the German designer over his signature label.

clock September 15, 2015Miles Socha

Ivana Trump

Fashion Scoops

Ivana Trump Sizes Up Donald Trump’s Presidential Bid

Before Dennis Basso's show Tuesday at Moynihan Station, Ivana Trump pegged “The Donald” as a winner and said she actually gave him the nickname.

clock September 15, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Selena Gomez's Instagram

Fashion Scoops

Selena Gomez Rules #NYFW: Tracking Twitter, Instagram By the Numbers

#NYFW content from 61,000 posters to Instagram and Twitter reached 6.6 billion people in less than a week.

clock September 15, 2015Maghan McDowell

Versace Resort 2016

Fashion Scoops

Versace to Show at New Milan Venue

The house is moving to a different site to accommodate a larger crowd.

clock September 15, 2015Luisa Zargani

The Prada Olfactories collection.

Fragrance

Prada to Launch 10 Scents With Olfactories Collection

Prada is creating a high-end scent wardrobe, which will make its debut in France at Galeries Lafayette and in Prada boutiques in Milan and New York later this month.

clock September 15, 2015Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Tod’s to Expand Milan Store

The Italian label is planning to expand its store in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan.

clock September 15, 2015Lucie Janik

Vera Wang RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Vera Wang RTW Spring 2016

Vera Wang invoked “Belle de Jour” in the most unusual way, citing a Vegas-schoolgirl duality.

clock September 15, 2015Bridget Foley

Rag & Bone RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Rag & Bone RTW Spring 2016

David Neville and Marcus Wainwright looked to a mix of athletic and military references in their spring collection for Rag & Bone.

clock September 14, 2015Kristi Garced

Zac Posen RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Posen RTW Spring 2016

With a restrained collection of easy day looks, Zac Posen showed he has more to offer than just red-carpet glamour.

clock September 14, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Badgley Mischka RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka RTW Spring 2016

Mark Badgley and James Mischka showed a beautiful and light-handed collection for Badgley Mischka — and it had a playful side, too.

clock September 15, 2015Bobbi Queen

Rodarte RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Rodarte RTW Spring 2016

Kate and Laura Mulleavy imagined clothes for their favorite poets with a collection that was not necessarily modern, but committed to dreaming.

clock September 15, 2015Jessica Iredale

Dennis Basso RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso RTW Spring 2016

Dennis Basso showed a spring collection that was spirited and young — with more ready-to-wear than furs.

clock September 15, 2015Bobbi Queen

Coach RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Coach RTW Spring 2016

Stuart Vevers explored American nostalgia the way cool girls would wear it for his Coach 1941 collection.

clock September 15, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Zero Maria Cornejo RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Spring 2016

Maria Cornejo started with the "clean canvas" of custom fabrics and gave her spring lineup a graceful Japanese feel.

clock September 15, 2015Bobbi Queen

Morgane Le Fay RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Morgane Le Fay RTW Spring 2016

Returning to NYFW after an absence of several years, Liliana Casabal showed effortless, origami-like dresses done in airy chiffon and organza.

clock September 15, 2015Antonia Sardone

Brandon Maxwell RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Brandon Maxwell RTW Spring 2016

Celebrity stylist-turned-designer Brandon Maxwell debuted a spare but sensual spring collection — and brought his top client, Lady Gaga, to tears.

clock September 15, 2015Jessica Iredale

Alice + Olivia RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Alice + Olivia RTW Spring 2016

Stacey Bendet transported her audience to a desert landscape, with floral prints, Aztec motifs and a new capsule line of embroidered denim.

clock September 15, 2015Kristi Garced

Sophie Theallet RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Sophie Theallet RTW Spring 2016

Africa was the inspiration for Sophie Theallet's energetic spring lineup, with powerful silhouettes and rich textures.

clock September 15, 2015Antonia Sardone

Angel Sanchez RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Angel Sanchez RTW Spring 2016

Angel Sanchez returned to his Latin roots with Fifties couture silhouettes and a tropical palette.

clock September 15, 2015Antonia Sardone

Reem Acra RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Reem Acra RTW Spring 2016

Reem Acra took her audience on a trip to a Middle Eastern glamour utopia for spring.

clock September 15, 2015Mayte Allende

Vivienne Tam RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Tam RTW Spring 2016

The increasingly androgynous nature of fashion inspired Vivienne Tam, who showed men on her runway for the first time.

clock September 15, 2015Mayte Allende

Rebecca Taylor RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Rebecca Taylor RTW Spring 2016

Rebecca Taylor used floral patterns and lace inspired by the Bloomsbury Group for her feminine spring collection.

clock September 15, 2015Jessica Iredale

Libertine RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Libertine RTW Spring 2016

Johnson Hartig sent an explosion of color, pattern play and embellishments down his Libertine runway.

clock September 15, 2015Andrew Shang and Jean E. Palmieri

All Saints RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

AllSaints RTW Spring 2016

With his women's and men's AllSaints collection, Wil Beedle showed his unique take on the power and positivity of youth culture.

clock September 15, 2015Alex Badia

Harbison RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Harbison RTW Spring 2016

A renegade surf girl was the heroine of Charles Harbison's offbeat lineup, featuring a collision of prints, ruffles and oversize buttons.

clock September 15, 2015Kristi Garced

Nicholas Kirkwood's 10th Anniversary Capsule Collection

Footwear

Nicholas Kirkwood Turns Ten With a ‘Back to the Future’ Collection

Designer riffs on Eighties computers, films and games for anniversary capsule collection

clock September 16, 2015Samantha Conti

Cynthia Rowley RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Cynthia Rowley RTW Spring 2016

Cynthia Rowley eschewed a runway show for her eclectic spring collection, opting instead for a digital lookbook shot on the beaches of Long Island — by drones.

clock September 15, 2015Kristi Garced

Diesel Black and Gold RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Diesel Black Gold RTW Spring 2016

Andreas Melbostad played with new textures and techniques to create a more diverse collection.

clock September 15, 2015Mayte Allende

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