WWD Special Edition: September 9, 2016

WWD, September 9, 2016

Overview

Adam Selman’s spring collection was perfectly suited to the girly girl who’s not afraid to get down. His sheer, pink striped overall dress, here, was sweet and a little tough.

From This Issue

Paul Andrew

Footwear

Salvatore Ferragamo Appoints Paul Andrew Design Director of Women’s Footwear Category

Andrew’s first collection for the brand will bow for pre-fall 2017/18.

clock September 8, 2016Luisa Zargani

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Retail

BHV Marais Celebrates 160th Anniversary Amid Turbulence

The storied Paris department store hopes to become profitable again despite a morose retail environment and falling tourist numbers.

clock September 8, 2016Joelle Diderich

Net-a-porter's sporty jacket fall campaign.

Human Resources

Matthew Woolsey Named Managing Director of Net-a-porter

Woolsey was formerly a digital executive at Barneys.

clock September 9, 2016Samantha Conti

Tomas Maier RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Tomas Maier RTW Spring 2017

North American shorelines and campus life inspired Tomas Maier’s spiffy spring collection.

clock September 8, 2016Jessica Iredale

Hellessy RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Hellessy RTW Spring 2017

Sylvie Millstein focused on wardrobe refreshers that combined French insouciance with the exotic.

clock September 8, 2016Jessica Iredale

Creatures of Comfort RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Creatures of Comfort RTW Spring 2017

Jade Lai harnessed folklore, Frida Kahlo and Mexico City in a vibrant spring lineup.

clock September 8, 2016Kristi Garced

Josie Natori with models wearing looks from her Spring '17 collection.

Fashion Show Reviews

Josie Natori RTW Spring 2017

The designer channeled her inner hippie in a personal, playful spring collection.

clock September 8, 2016Bobbi Queen

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Fashion Show Reviews

Red Valentino RTW Spring 2017

Sixties surf culture was the inspiration behind this playful, energetic collection.

clock September 8, 2016Alessandra Turra

Frame RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Frame RTW Spring 2017

Lauren Hutton served as muse for this versatile, effortlessly cool collection.

clock September 8, 2016Alessandra Turra

Brock Collection RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Brock Collection RTW Spring 2017

Laura Vassar and Kris Brock channeled a feeling of “desert calm” in their latest lineup.

clock September 8, 2016Kristi Garced

Marissa Webb RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Marissa Webb RTW Spring 2017

Marissa Webb continued to offer her girl a calculated fashion formula: feminine meets masculine.

clock September 8, 2016Mayte Allende

Orla Kiely RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Orla Kiely RTW Spring 2017

Seventies folk music festivals inspired the British designer’s print-centric lineup.

clock September 8, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Rosetta Getty RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Rosetta Getty RTW Spring 2017

Rosetta Getty designed a chic, feminine collection that also offered versatility.

clock September 8, 2016Antonia Sardone

Öhlin RTW Spring 2017

Öhlin/D RTW Spring 2017

Öhlin/D’s lineup was a modern and romantic evolution for the knit-centric brand.

clock September 8, 2016Andrew Shang

Maiyet RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Maiyet RTW Spring 2017

Artisans from India and Bolivia collaborated in the creation of this comfortable, feminine collection.

clock September 8, 2016Alessandra Turra

Charles Youssef RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Charles Youssef RTW Spring 2017

Charles Youssef married tech and fashion to create a virtual pastel feast.

clock September 8, 2016Mayte Allende

McQ RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

McQ RTW Spring 2017

Dark heroines inspired the collection’s tension between girlishness and grunge.

clock September 8, 2016Kristi Garced

Warm RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Warm RTW Spring 2017

Tracy Feith and Winnie Beattie continued their pursuit of the Seventies-vintage, surf culture-obsessed, cool girl on the go.

clock September 8, 2016Mayte Allende

Escada RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Escada RTW Spring 2017

In this collection inspired by Africa, the focus was on handcrafted details rather than tribal prints.

clock September 8, 2016Antonia Sardone

Norma Kamali RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Norma Kamali RTW Spring 2017

The designer continued her mission to simplify women’s lives by offering them a core wardrobe — and creative complements.

clock September 8, 2016Mayte Allende

Fashion Features

The Instant Fashion Experience: Tom Ford

In this largely uncharted era of “see-it-buy-it-wear-it,” in which some runway fashion is immediately available for consumer purchase, WWD is spot-checking the system. Here’s the first dispatch, today about shopping Tom Ford, online and in-store.

clock September 9, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg and Dana Wood

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Financial

Top Retail Executives See Shifting Sands

Executives from Gap, Nordstrom, Wal-Mart and more talked out the rapidly shifting industry at a Goldman Sachs conference.

clock September 7, 2016Evan Clark

People

Surviving NYFW Like an Insider

How do the industry pros get it all done? Here, four insiders share their favorite venue, go-to caffeine fix, fashion week beauty routine and nightly curfew during the days ahead.

clock September 8, 2016Leigh Nordstrom and Kristen Tauer

2016 Supima Design Competition

Textiles

SCAD’s Jeffrey Taylor Wins 2016 Supima Student Design Competition

clock September 8, 2016WWD Staff

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Fashion Scoops

Ronald Burkle’s Yucaipa Reconsidering American Apparel: Sources

The financier is said to have looked at buying American Apparel, which is up for sale following its bankruptcy.

clock September 8, 2016Evan Clark and Kari Hamanaka

Fashion Scoops

Opening Ceremony Launches Esprit Collaboration

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim singled out an iconic brand of their Califorina youth.

clock September 8, 2016Jessica Iredale

Alber Elbaz

Fashion Scoops

Alber Elbaz to Receive Award During Paris Fashion Week

Lanvin’s former creative director is to named an Officer of France’s Legion of Honor.

clock September 8, 2016Miles Socha

Sienna Miller at the Cartier Mansion event

Parties

Inside the Cartier Cocktail Party

clock September 8, 2016WWD Staff

Creatures of the Wind RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Creatures of the Wind RTW Spring 2017

Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters’ spring lineup was an ode to Fifties rock-‘n’-roll angels.

clock September 8, 2016Jessica Iredale

Macy's

Retail

Macy’s Cheerful Tone: Denim Rebounding and Apple on Its Way

Macy’s sees potential for a more eclectic offering and shopping with fewer “pain points.”

clock September 8, 2016David Moin

Doutzen Kroes

Fashion Features

Supermodels Save the Elephants

Doutzen Kroes fronts #KnotOnMyPlanet campaign for elephants.

clock September 9, 2016Jessica Iredale

Adam Selman show, Spring Summer 2017, New York Fashion Week, USA - 08 Sep 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Adam Selman RTW Spring 2017

Adam Selman’s spring collection was fit for the girly-girl who’s not afraid to get down.

clock September 8, 2016Jessica Iredale

Simone Biles at Nike Studio, New York, USA - 07 Sep 2016

People

Simone Biles Is Stepping Up Her Fashion Game With a Healthy Dose of Ath-leisure

WWD sat down with Olympic-gold-medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles on stepping up her style at New York Fashion Week.

clock September 8, 2016Sophia Chabbott

Yeezy Season 4

Media

Vogue’s Yeezy Season 4 Review Begs the Question: Do Fashion and Politics Mix?

In its review of Kanye’s Yeezy collection, Vogue called out Donald Trump’s racism instead of critiquing the clothes. Did Vogue go too far?

clock September 8, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

Nicholas K RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicholas K RTW Spring 2017

Designers Nicholas and Christopher Kunz looked to Bedouin culture in South Jordan for their desert-nomad-enamored collection.

clock September 8, 2016Andrew Shang

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