‘Tis the Season!

WWD, December 9, 2015

Overview

  The fashion insider’s holiday gift guide, wish lists, books, retailer picks and party style. (And the time Salvador Dalí threw a mink-lined bathtub through Bonwit’s window.)   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

From Left: Salvatore Ferragamo’s jacket and pants. Salvatore Ferragamo boutiques. Givenchy’s shirt. Ermenegildo Zegna bow tie. Emporio Armani cummerbund. Giorgio Armani boutiques. Omega watch; Brooks Brothers’ jacket. Givenchy’s shirt and shoes. Berluti’s pants. Berluti Madison Avenue. Dunhill bow tie. Paul Stuart suspenders. Paul Stuart Madison Avenue; Balenciaga’s dress and earrings. Balenciaga New York. Balenciaga’s sandals. Barneys New York. Wolford tights; Boutique. Fallon cuffs. Maya Brenner petal ring; Burberry’s jacket and shoes. Caruso’s turtleneck. Ralph Lauren’s pants.

Fashion Features

‘Tis the Season! Festive Stylish Wares for the Holidays

These stylish wares are equally as good to give as they are to get.

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Street Style

They Are Wearing: Chic Holiday Shoppers

Shoppers and city slickers were out in full force in London, Milan and New York this fall.

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From left, in Miami: Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri; Leaf Greener, Erica Pelosini, Laura de Gunzburg and Amina Muaddi; Adrien Brody and Stefano Sassi.

Fashion Features

The Road More Traveled for Valentino

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli spent the last week building their Roman empire in the U.S.

clock December 9, 2015Jessica Iredale

Moschino cleaned up for spring.

Fashion Features

2015’s Memorable Fashion Moments Imagined as Holiday Sweaters

2015’s memorable fashion moments interpreted in knits and purls.

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Louis Vuitton’s Alize 24H in Eclipse Noir bag, Gucci’s beige-ebony GG Supreme caleido star-printed portfolio with flap closure and black leather trim, Apple i-Pad Pro 128GB with Wi-Fi.

Mens Fashion

Men’s Gift Guide: Under the Tree, Please

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Sephora Collection Precious Elements Traincase

Beauty Features

Beauty Holiday Gift Guide: All That Glitters

Beauty companies are bringing on the bling for the holidays.

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Holiday book guide

Lifestyle

Top Fashion Books for the Holidays

In terms of gift-giving, fashion books can deliver on all sorts of fronts — informative, decorative, progressive and even transformative, depending on the recipient’s state of mind.

clock December 12, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

La Prairie Spa

Beauty Features

Beauty Extravagant Gifts: Maximum Indulgence

From an on-demand personal trainer to bespoke fragrance creation, these are the year’s hottest services to give — and receive.

clock December 12, 2015Ellen Thomas

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Retail

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Ira Neimark Recalls Salvador Dalí Window Incident

In 1939, Ira Neimark, a doorboy at the former Bonwit Teller on Fifth Avenue, had the surprise of his life.

clock December 13, 2015David Moin

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Designer and Luxury

Designers’ Holiday Wishlists

Celebrities and designers tell WWD what gifts they’re giving and hoping to get.

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Designer and Luxury

Designers Reveal Their Ultimate Fantasy Gifts

Designers dish on what they really want.

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Human Resources

Simon Doonan on Holiday Windows, the Ultimate Freebie

Simon Doonan is the former creative director of Barneys New York and current creative ambassador at large.

clock December 11, 2015Simon Doonan

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Retail

By Mail: Turning the Page Catalogue Finds

Some of this year’s crazy catalogue finds.

clock December 13, 2015Misty White Sidell

"Anything from Alessandro Michele’s Gucci collections. In particular, the lamb and mink fur jacket ($26,500) paired with a Chevron jacquard A-line skirt ($990) and GG Marmont leather shoulder bag ($2,590) — a look fresh off the fall ’15 runway." — Tiziana Cardini, Fashion Director of La Rinascente

Fashion Features

Retailers’ Favorite Holiday Gifts

Retailers, often the ultimate arbiters of what gifts find their way under the tree, select their top presents for the season from their own stores.

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Retail

Retailers Perfect Their Holiday Playlist

For many, creating a soundtrack for the holidays can be as simple as logging into Pandora.

clock December 12, 2015Aria Hughes

New York: Bergdorf Goodman partnered with Swarovski to execute the theme “Brilliant.”

Retail

Retail Holiday Window World Tour

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Fashion Features

Women’s Holiday Gift Guide: Feeling Festive

clock December 9, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Essentialist

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