Supersize Me

WWD, May 11, 2016

Overview

  The ultra-skinny look is no more. An extra-large, slouchy silhouette with a retro Nineties feel has taken over.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

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Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: Animal Planet

From Goldie Hawn’s flamingo fright to Riley Keough’s sinuous snakeskin, celebs pilfered the wild kingdom for inspiration this week.

clock May 12, 2016Taylor Harris and Alex Badia

Ally Hilfiger recounts her bout with lyme disease and her ensuing struggles in “Bite Me.”

People

Ally Hilfiger Tells Her Survival Story in ‘Bite Me’

Her account of the ordeal, “Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy and Almost Killed Me,” was published May 10 by Center Street, a Hachette Book Group imprint.

clock May 12, 2016Sharon Edelson

Chanel Resort 2017 in Havana, Cuba.

Fashion Features

Chanel Raises the Cuba Question

It was a big night in Havana when Chanel staged its cruise show. But is Cuba ready for the fashion world?

clock May 11, 2016Miles Socha

Georgia May Jagger

People

Facetime With Georgia May Jagger

Georgia May Jagger, the daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, is upping her already-bold beauty game.

clock May 19, 2016Allison Collins

John Paul DeJoria

Human Resources

John Paul DeJoria Talks Tequila and His New Cold-Sore Treatment

John Paul DeJoria on plants, tequila and his latest venture — a cold-sore treatment.

clock May 19, 2016Allison Collins

Nick Metropolis on La Brea Avenue.

Mens Retail Business

La Brea Avenue is L.A.’s New Men’s Wear Hotspot

WWD outlined a walking tour of the memorable stores, galleries and restaurants on the block.

clock May 19, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran

With a slightly improved outlook for the second half, Paris trade show organizers tweak strategies to meet buyers’ and brands’ needs.

Markets

Paris Trade Show Organizers Adjust Strategy

With a slightly improved outlook for the second half, Paris trade show organizers tweak strategies to meet buyers’ and brands’ needs.

clock May 20, 2016Laure Guilbault

From slow demand to external fears, the macroeconomic outlook from London to Beijing is challenging.

Markets

European, Asian Economies Continue to Face Hurdles

While these may not be the worst of times for the fashion industry, they’ve certainly been painful for luxury players and high street retailers alike, with the next six months set to deliver more slow growth and uneven demand.

clock May 20, 2016Samantha Conti

Italian fairs are showing gains in exhibitors and buyers — a sign that business is recovering.

Markets

Italian Fairs Add Visitors and Exhibitors

Italian fairs are showing gains in exhibitors and buyers — a sign that business is recovering.

clock May 20, 2016Lucie Janik

Organizers say exhibitions help navigate tough times.

Markets

German Trade Show Organizers Navigate Tough Times

Despite the many challenges buffeting the apparel manufacturing and retail sectors at home and abroad, Germany’s fair organizers are gearing up for a solid second-half trade show season.

clock May 20, 2016Melissa Drier

Organizers are dealing with the
softer Chinese economy by attracting international visitors and stressing the full supply chain and evolving technologies.

Markets

Asian Fairs Press On Despite China Angst

Organizers are dealing with the softer Chinese economy by attracting international visitors and stressing the full supply chain and evolving technologies.

clock May 20, 2016Casey Hall and Kelly Wetherille

Looks from Emmina.

Fashion Features

Yoox.com, Marta Ferri to Launch Emmina Mother-Daughter Swimwear

Yoox.com teamed up with Milanese designer Marta Ferri to launch Emmina, a capsule of matching mother-daughter beachwear pieces.

clock May 22, 2016Alessandra Turra

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Mens Lifestyle

Jesse Tyler Ferguson On Food and Fashion

Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays a reservationist at a hip New York restaurant and about 40 other characters in “Fully Committed,” his new one-man show on Broadway.

clock May 21, 2016Aria Hughes

The Hill-Side

Mens Retail Business

NYC Men’s Store Owners Talk Retail Challenges

Three shop owners tell WWD why it’s so challenging to own and operate a men’s store in New York.

clock May 21, 2016Aria Hughes

Donald Trump

Human Resources

Envisioning a Donald Trump Makeover

Donald Trump’s creamsicle complexion and khaki-colored comb-over don’t instill confidence he’ll ooze cool in the Oval Office.

clock May 22, 2016Rachel Brown

Proenza Schouler, Prada, Moncler Gamme Rouge, Gucci, Valentino Garavani

Accessory Trends

Fall 2016 Accessories Trend: Bodacious Bags

Dubbed the “cross-bodice,” the shorter strap positions the bag high on the torso.

clock May 20, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Forging Ahead: Economic concerns aside, expectations are high for a busy second half for trade shows.

Markets

International Trade Show Calendar July-December 2016

A listing of International Trade Show for July through December.

clock May 20, 2016WWD Staff

Men’s wear, unisex clothing and lifestyle sections are among the most popular new categories at trade events.

Markets

London’s Trade Show Strategy Includes Adding New Categories

Men’s wear, unisex clothing and lifestyle sections are among the most popular new categories at trade events.

clock May 20, 2016Natalie Theodosi

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Rebag, fine jewelry, timepieces, sustainability, resale

Sustainability

Rebag Enters Fine Jewelry, Timepieces

clock 4hKaley Roshitsh

Social Studies

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