Overheated!

WWD October 27 Cover

Overview

  All fashion, all the time. Chaos, crowds, hype, digital explosion: Is the system headed for a burnout?   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Features

Celebrity Report Card: The Mighty Have Fallen

The empress of avant-garde chic and Queen Bey fall short this week.

clock October 27, 2015WWD Staff

Mr. Burberry fragrance for men

Fragrance

Burberry Bets on Romance with New Men’s Fragrance

Mr. Burberry is gearing up to launch in April as a needed mate to the My Burberry women’s fragrance.

clock October 27, 2015Julie Naughton and Peter Born

Alice Horlick, Creative Director and CEO of Aevha.

Handbags

Emerging Indie Handbag Designers Discuss Their Signature Bags

Here are 10 emerging names and the bags for which they’re best known.

clock October 27, 2015Roxanne Robinson

From Left: Nick wears Berluti’s suit and Sunspel’s T-shirt, both in cotton. Salvatore Ferragamo sandals. Kelin wears Etro’s silk suit and Burberry Prorsum’s cotton tank top. Francesco Russo pumps. Max wears Casely-Hayford’s cotton suit. Gucci sandals. Ted wears Bottega Veneta’s wool suit and silk shirt. Giuseppe Zanotti sandals. Christian wears Boglioli’s wool blazer, American Apparel’s cotton T-shirt and Ralph Lauren Purple Label’s silk gabardine pants. Bally sandals. Nick wears Tommy Hilfiger’s cotton and spandex suit and Oliver Spencer’s cotton T-shirt. Corneliani scarf; Salvatore Ferragamo sandals. Christian wears Paul Smith’s wool suit and American Apparel’s cotton T-shirt. Bally sandals. Philipp wears Ralph Lauren Purple Label’s silk gabardine blazer, Burberry Prorsum’s cotton tank top and Ami’s cotton pants. Giuseppe Zanotti sandals. Kelin wears Hugo’s lyocell and polyester suit and Bottega Veneta’s cashmere sweater. Francesco Russo pumps. Max wears Berluti’s suit and Dries Van Noten’s tank top, both in cotton. Gucci sandals.

Mens Fashion

Men’s Fashion Spring Trend: Colored Suits

Runway suits are being updated for spring with a rainbow of colors.

clock October 29, 2015Alex Badia

Christian Dior

Designer and Luxury

Looking Back: Christian Dior’s New Look

Christian Dior’s waist-cinching, fan-skirted New Look caused a sensation in 1947.

clock October 29, 2015Miles Socha

A look from the spring 2015 couture runway.

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: The Goodbye Game

The civil exit — fashion’s new way. Raf Simons lived it at Dior.

clock October 27, 2015Bridget Foley

Ralph Toledano

Fashion Features

Overheated! Is Fashion Heading for a Burnout?

With its chaotic fashion weeks and accelerating product cycles, is the system spinning out of control and heading for a big burnout? WWD polled a wide swath of designers, executives, editors and others to weigh in.

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Prada's leather bags. Ralph Lauren's calfskin handbag.

Accessory Trends

Graphic Novel: Spring 2016 Accessories

Fresh from spring’s ready-to-wear runways, accessories steal the scene with bold strokes of color and form — and a touch of mystery.

clock October 28, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Frames at Maison Bourgeat.

Eyewear

Artisan Eyewear Makers Innovate With Unique Materials, Technology

Artisan and bespoke eyewear makers set themselves apart with unique materials, technology and service.

clock October 29, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Aedes de Venustas Palissandre d’Or

Fragrance

The Smell Test: Aedes de Venustas Palissandre d’Or

This scent received high marks for sex appeal and a smoky complexity — like incense burning in an ancient cathedral.

clock October 27, 2015Ellen Thomas

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The Moynat store in Paris

Accessories

EXCLUSIVE: Moynat's New Designer Comes From Louis Vuitton

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Social Studies