Golden Moment

Cover of WWD WWD, September 17, 2015

Overview

  Josep Font’s exquisite embroidery was but one element in his dreamy collection for Delpozo, which transported us to Spain with a waft of tulle, silks and artisanal weaves.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Lynne Greene

Human Resources

Lynne Greene Maps Out Next Move

Lynne Greene caps a nearly 40-year career with her decision to retire.

clock September 17, 2015Pete Born

Textiles

Camera Della Moda to Issue Green Standards

The Italian fashion’s governing body and 10 fashion heavyweights are to curb the usage of textile chemicals by October.

clock September 16, 2015Paulina Szmydke

North West, Kim Kardashian and Riccardo Tisci.

Fashion Scoops

Kanye West Calms Down for Second Yeezy Collection

The surprise was the lack of drama — no standing outside, no major crush — and the show started almost on time.

clock September 16, 2015Erik Maza

Suki Waterhouse

Parties

Jeremy Scott, Rodarte: The NYFW Party Pack Runs Out of Steam

At events for the premiere of the Jeremy Scott film, Rodarte’s after party and others, the fashion pack admits it’s tired.

clock September 16, 2015Taylor Harris and Erik Maza and Ally Betker and Leigh Nordstrom

Cartier Panthere ring at Christie's New York Important Jewels

Financial

Shares Climb as Richemont Outstrips Analysts’ Projections

Sales climb 16 percent thanks to a lift from currency and a pickup in Mainland China.

clock September 16, 2015Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich

A rendering of the future Zara flagship in SoHo

Financial

Inditex Net Leaps 26% in H1

The parent of the Zara chain said sales grew 16 percent in the Aug. 1 to Sept. 10 period.

clock September 16, 2015Miles Socha

Media

Elle France Marks 70th Anniversary

clock September 17, 2015WWD Staff

Nicolas Ghesquière will be honored with InStyle's Designer Award. 

Media

InStyle to Host Inaugural Awards For Celebrity and Red Carpet Style

The Time Inc.-owned glossy will present its inaugural InStyle Awards, which honors celebrities and artists in Los Angeles next month.

clock September 17, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Mergers and Acquisitions

Alexis Mabille Partners With China’s Peacebird

The fast-fashion retailer has taken a minority stake in the French label and plans to establish a network of stores in China.

clock September 17, 2015Joelle Diderich

Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2016

As Peter Copping continues to settle in at Oscar de la Renta, his spring collection reflected more comfort and confidence with the house.

clock September 15, 2015Jessica Iredale

Narciso Rodriguez RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Narciso Rodriguez RTW Spring 2016

Narciso Rodriguez played to a pleasure principle for spring. “I wanted to see things much more relaxed…much more undone and easier,” he said.

clock September 15, 2015Bridget Foley

Michael Kors RTW Spring 2016

Michael Kors RTW Spring 2016

Michael Kors gave voice to his earthy side in a collection that played flower-centric fluidity against relaxed tailoring.

clock September 16, 2015Bridget Foley

Delpozo RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Delpozo RTW Spring 2016

In a breathtaking collection for Delpozo, Josep Font made inventive work of two inspirations: Federico García Lorca’s “Gypsy Ballads” and Gustav Klimt’s muse Emilie Flöge.

clock September 16, 2015Bridget Foley

DKNY RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

DKNY RTW Spring 2016

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne offered the first glimpse of their vision for DKNY — and delivered sharp tailoring and sophistication.

clock September 16, 2015Bridget Foley

Suno RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Suno RTW Spring 2016

Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty took their cues from American folk art prints, mixed with military-inspired silhouettes for a dose of androgyny. 

clock September 16, 2015Kristi Garced

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2016

Bibhu Mohapatra’s spring lineup referenced the linear and geometric shapes of the Bauhaus movement.

clock September 16, 2015Bobbi Queen

Marchesa Ready to Wear Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Marchesa RTW Spring 2016

“A botanical menagerie of caged birds” inspired Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig’s frothy, feminine lineup, which debuted their new shoe line.

clock September 16, 2015Kristi Garced

Naeem Khan RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Naeem Khan RTW Spring 2016

Naeem Khan took us on a grand journey through the Mediterranean, with a nod to the bygone glamour of the Fifties and Sixties. 

clock September 16, 2015Antonia Sardone

Carmen Marc Valvo RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Carmen Marc Valvo RTW Spring 2016

Carmen Marc Valvo took a Zen approach to spring, showing day, evening and swimwear looks in a mostly black, white and red palette.

clock September 16, 2015Bobbi Queen and Alex Badia

Hanley RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Hanley RTW Spring 2016

In her spring collection, now simply called Hanley, Nicole Hanley nodded to both Havana and the Seventies.

clock September 15, 2015Kristi Garced

Blue Les Copains RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Blue Les Copains RTW Spring 2016

As Blue Les Copains made its second New York Fashion Week presentation, the Bologna, Italy-based brand’s chief executive officer for the U.S., Francesco Leone, noted the market’s potential. “It is very important for us to create a connection [here],” he said. “It’s becoming really important in terms of sales and volume.”   By the looks […]

clock September 16, 2015Mayte Allende

Jil Sander Navy RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Jil Sander Navy RTW Spring 2016

In his second season, Rodolfo Paglialunga has infused Jil Sander Navy with a vibrant youthfulness.

clock September 14, 2015Antonia Sardone

J.Crew RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

J. Crew RTW Spring 2016

Jenna Lyons gave traditional Americana summer dressing a playful twist, with pastels, stripes and gingham aplenty.

clock September 16, 2015Antonia Sardone and Jean E. Palmieri

Coterie 2016

Markets

Flurry of Designer Comebacks Set for Coterie Spring Edition

A few special events are set for the show, including a meet-and-greet on Saturday with Cupcakes & Cashmere blogger Emily Schuman and the second season for the denim-focused installation, Blue.

clock September 17, 2015Kristi Garced

Nanette Lepore RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Nanette Lepore RTW Spring 2016

Nanette Lepore threw a party for spring 2016 and she made quite a statement about it.

clock September 16, 2015Mayte Allende

Alexander Lewis inspiration

Fashion Features

London: Designer Inspirations, Spring 2016

From Balkan gypsies and Balinese textiles to hot Havana and Seventies Honolulu, London designers took inspiration from all around the globe for their spring collections.

clock September 17, 2015Lorelei Marfil

Yeezy Season 2 RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Yeezy Season 2

Kanye West’s second Adidas collection boiled down to overdyed, oversize, dusty utility sweats that took on an Army vibe.

clock September 16, 2015Jessica Iredale

Coterie Ones to Watch: Kökler

Ready To Wear

Coterie New York: Ones to Watch

Fresh faces and new lines to check out at the Coterie trade show in New York, Sept. 19 to 21 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

clock September 17, 2015WWD Staff

David Beckham

Mens Retail Business

David Beckham Makes Big Fashion Move With Kent & Curwen Deal

David Beckham’s involvement in the men’s wear brand is a full partnership.

clock September 16, 2015Vicki M. Young and Tiffany Ap

Essentialist

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