Paris Right Now

WWD, October 7, 2015

Overview

  In a season of industrywide reflection, Sacai’s Chitose Abe worked her distinctive hybrid constructions with a new soft touch.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

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Retail

Retail’s Burning Question: Trouble for Specialty Retailers?

Do recent American Apparel and Quiksilver bankruptcies portend trouble at specialty?

clock October 7, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Christian Dior RTW Spring 2016

Accessory Trends

Accessories Trends From the Paris Spring Runways and Showrooms

The Paris season is just halfway through, but there’s already a bounty of accessories with that certain je ne sais quoi.

clock October 7, 2015Roxanne Robinson

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Fashion Features

Eye Report Card: Christina Hendricks Auditions for ‘Newsies’

From Matt’s Space Jam to Miley’s Miu Miu mélange, here are the best and the worst of the week.

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The Runway at Playa Vista project.

Retail

Retail Making Strong Comeback in Los Angeles

New construction and burgeoning hot spots are polishing the city’s luster.

clock October 7, 2015Kari Hamanaka

Spring 2016 Trend: The New Bohemians

Fashion Trends

Spring 2016 Trend: The New Bohemians

West Coast labels put a fresh spin on Seventies romance for spring.

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Burberry show in LA

Designer and Luxury

The L.A. Moment: Fashion Heads West

No longer fashion’s stepchild, the City of Angels is now center stage for designers, retailers and manufacturers.

clock October 7, 2015Marcy Medina and Khanh T.L. Tran

Beauty at Paris Spring 2016 Fashion Week

Beauty Features

Out-of-the-Box Beauty in Paris

The creativity quotient soared for the spring season.

clock October 7, 2015Jennifer Weil

Tom Ford’s spring '16 video

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Fashion’s Existential Crisis

There’s a great deal of conversation this week in Paris, and it’s not about the clothes.

clock October 7, 2015Bridget Foley

The cover of "My Journey."

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan Discusses Memoir, Past and Future

Three months after relinquishing her role as chief designer at Donna Karan International, Karan, 67, is in the spotlight again with an autobiography, “My Journey,” that will be released Oct. 13.

clock October 7, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Balenciaga RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Features

Paris Right Now: Drama and Edge on the Spring 2016 Runways

On the runways, designers served up drama, edge, moments of fancy and plenty of the requisite chic for which the city is known.

clock October 7, 2015Bridget Foley and Laurent Folcher

Nautica reinvents brand

Mens Retail Business

The New Nautica

The VF-owned label is readying another revamp that involves full-price retail and a higher-end collection launch.

clock October 8, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

The cast of “Versailles” in costumes designed by Madeline Fontaine.

People

Madeline Fontaine on Designing Costumes for French TV Series ‘Versailles’

Behind the costumes of France’s most ambitious TV series, “Versailles.”

clock October 8, 2015Laure Guilbault

Saint Laurent’s satin jacket, Valentino’s silk shirt and Marc Jacobs’ wool and cotton pants. Saint Laurent sunglasses; Marc Jacobs shoes.

Fingers Crossed’s lyocell jacket, Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren’s cotton shirt and Loewe’s leather pants. Moscot glasses; King Ice necklace and bracelet; Konstantino ring; Calvin Klein Collection sandals.

Mens Fashion

Class of 2015: The Yearbook

Injecting a new spirit into the ubiquitous bomber, the souvenir jacket embodies a variety of spring trends.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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Business

Field Notes: When Fabric Goes Next Level

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Social Studies