Thoroughly Modern Michael

WWD Special Edition: February 3, 2016

Overview

  The designer today will show a collection at New York Fashion Week: Men’s that works as well on the city streets as on the ski slopes.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Michael Kors

Mens Sportswear

Michael Kors Gets Modern

The designer is targeting a globe-trotting gentleman with his fall collection.

clock February 3, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Bernard Arnault

Financial

LVMH’s Arnault Sees More Uncertainty Ahead

The luxury conglomerate registered its slowest quarterly sales growth on a constant basis in the three months ended Dec. 31 since first-quarter 2015.

clock February 2, 2016Joelle Diderich

Emanuel Chirico

Ready To Wear

PVH to Take Control of Tommy Hilfiger’s China Business

The transaction enables Hilfiger to directly operate its fastest growing market, while leveraging PVH’s infrastructure in Asia.

clock February 2, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Michael Kors, store on 5th Avenue, NYC.

Designer and Luxury

Kors Shares Soar on Earnings Beat

The company exceeded EPS and revenue estimates.

clock February 2, 2016Vicki M. Young

The rescue effort at the Rana Plaza collapse that prompted scrutiny of industry safety.

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Factory Fire Prompts Renewed Safety Concerns

Labor and worker rights groups call on retailers and brands to step up safety repairs in Bangladesh in wake of a sweater factory fire Tuesday.

clock February 2, 2016Kristi Ellis

Desiree Van Til and Judy Greer at 'Tumbledown' film premiere, Los Angeles, America - 01 Feb 2016

Parties

Rebecca Hall, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Manganiello, Sofia Vergara Attend ‘Tumbledown’ Premiere

The Starz Digital film’s Los Angeles premiere also drew Marcia Gay Harden and Judy Greer.

clock February 2, 2016Marcy Medina

Victor Cruz New York Fashion Week: Men's, Dockers x CFDA Opening Party

Parties

New York Fashion Week: Men’s Kicks Off With Dockers 30th-Anniversary Party

New York Jets’ Eric Decker, New York Mets’ Matt Harvey and New York Giants’ Victor Cruz helped Dockers turn 30 with a party to start NYFWM.

clock February 2, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Media

Upheaval Hits Men’s Magazines

clock February 2, 2016WWD Staff

Activewear

ThirdLove Reveals $8 Million Series A Funding Round

The round follows a $5.6 million seed round raised in 2013, bringing the company’s total current funding to $13.5 million.

clock February 2, 2016Lorraine Sanders

Fashion Show Reviews

Public School Men’s RTW Fall 2016

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Joseph Abboud Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Joseph Abboud Men’s RTW Fall 2016

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Nautica Men's RTW Fall 2016 nautica-mf16-01

Other

Nautica Men’s RTW Fall 2016

Designer Steve McSween said he sought to “make an elegant mark with nautical references fused throughout.”

clock February 2, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Duckie Brown Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

Duckie Brown Men’s RTW Fall 2016

In a world full of sensory overdrive, Duckie Brown took the opposite tact, presenting the most edited collection in recent memory.

clock February 2, 2016Alex Badia

Opening Ceremony New York Men's RTW Fall 2016

Opening Ceremony Men’s RTW Fall 2016

The brand turned to neo-futurist artist Syd Mead as inspiration for the fall line.

clock February 1, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Carlos Campos Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

Carlos Campos Men’s RTW Fall 2016

The coffee farms of Honduras played an important role in designer Carlos Campos’s debut runway collection.

clock February 2, 2016Luis Campuzano

General Idea Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

General Idea Men’s RTW Fall 2016

Designer Bumsuk Choi presented a lineup that managed to remain playful while still maintaining the minimal tone that is a hallmark of the brand.

clock February 2, 2016Luis Campuzano

Deveaux Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

Deveaux Men’s RTW Fall 2016

A new brand from the founders of Carson Street Clothiers, Deveaux presented a lineup full of retail-friendly pieces that hit some of the key trends of the season.

clock February 2, 2016Luis Campuzano

Krammer & Stoudt Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Krammer & Stoudt Men’s RTW Fall 2016

Mike Rubin consistently draws from the surf, skate and punk culture of the Seventies and Eighties.

clock February 1, 2016Aria Hughes

David Hart Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

David Hart Men’s RTW Fall 2016

While the collection was referential to the past the overall effect felt modern and palatable.

clock February 1, 2016Aria Hughes

CWST Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

CWST Men’s RTW Fall 2016

For fall, designers Derek Buse and Joe Sadler of CWST fused a carefree beach vibe with rock-‘n’-roll culture — and a touch of grunge.

clock February 2, 2016Frederick Marfil

Max 'n Chester RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Max ‘n Chester RTW Fall 2016

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clock February 1, 2016WWD Staff

Plac Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

Plac Men’s RTW Fall 2016

Designer Jae Wan Park continued to show his dark side for fall.

clock February 1, 2016Frederick Marfil

Edmund Ooi Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Edmund Ooi Men’s RTW Fall 2016

The collection was inspired by the class of 2525.

clock February 1, 2016Frederick Marfil

Uri Minkoff Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Uri Minkoff Men’s RTW Fall 2016

Minkoff clearly wants to add something different to the men’s wear category, which is an admirable pursuit, but he still hasn’t pinned down who his customer is and what they will actually buy.

clock February 1, 2016Aria Hughes

Lucio Castro Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Lucio Castro Men’s RTW Fall 2016

Lucio Castro’s fall collection made the eye wander.

clock February 2, 2016Aria Hughes

Hvrminn Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Hvrminn Men’s RTW Fall 2016

While the military references may have been a bit overstated, the fine tailoring was unmistakable.

clock February 1, 2016Frederick Marfil

Chapter Men's RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Chapter Men’s RTW Fall 2016

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clock February 2, 2016WWD Staff

Garciavelez Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

Garciavelez Men’s RTW Fall 2016

This season, Carlos Garciavelez took a turn to a more relaxed and youthful look.

clock February 1, 2016Luis Campuzano

Matiere Men's RTW Fall 2016

Other

Matiere Men’s RTW Fall 2016

This season, Matiere presented a collection inspired by the modern traveler.

clock February 2, 2016Luis Campuzano

Paul Blum

Retail

Paul Blum Joins Henri Bendel as CEO

The executive most recently was ceo of Fred Segal.

clock February 2, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Kristen Stewart

Beauty Features

Chanel Names Kristen Stewart Its New Face of Makeup

The actress will appear in a campaign photographed by Mario Testino due to break in March.

clock February 2, 2016Jennifer Weil

A Balmain look available on Kim Kardashian's mobile game "Hollywood."

Fashion Scoops

Balmain, Olivier Rousteing Expand Upon ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ Game

Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing will become the first designer to create pieces expressly for the game, which include a fringed handbag and pair of earrings.

clock February 3, 2016Rachel Strugatz

An item from Sacai's Jewelry Collection

Fashion Scoops

Sacai Moves Into Jewelry

Chitose Abe has tapped Danish jewelry designer Sophie Bille Brahe for a capsule collection of fine jewelry. 

clock February 2, 2016Kelly Wetherille

Rachel Zoe

Fashion Scoops

Rachel Zoe to Dabble in Retail at Grove

The designer will test a pop-up shop this month at the Los Angeles shopping center.

clock February 2, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Michelle Obama at the American Magazine Media Conference

Media

Michelle Obama, Julianne Moore and Lena Dunham Talk Social Media

The trio addressed the importance of magazines, as well as social media.

clock February 2, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

Stadium Goods' store

Mens Fashion

Collections Survival Kit: New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Some cool, new things to check out in the off-hours during the men’s shows.

clock February 3, 2016Aria Hughes

Alden Ehrenreich

People

Alden Ehrenreich Talks ‘Hail, Caesar!’

The actor co-stars with George Clooney and Channing Tatum in the Coen Brothers-helmed film, out Friday.

clock February 2, 2016Taylor Harris

Frye introduces its modernized image with its spring '16 campaign.

Accessory Trends

Frye Refreshes Image, Anticipates Lifestyle Push

The American footwear brand is updating its image with a new logo, new packaging, new campaign and new product.

clock February 2, 2016Jessica Iredale

Fitbit's new Alta activity tracker.

Technology

Fitbit Gets Elevated With Alta Tracker

Fitbit is unveiling the Alta wristband, its most fashion forward activity tracker to date with a stainless steel body and interchangeable straps.

clock February 3, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Riccardo Tisci in the ad for NikeLab Dunk Lux High x RT.

Mens Designer Luxury

Riccardo Tisci Just Does It

The Givenchy designer collaborates with Nike again to reinterpret the NikeLab Dunk shoe.

clock February 3, 2016Miles Socha

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Business

Can a PC Laptop Be Fashionable?

clock 16hAdriana Lee

Social Studies