09/12/2016

WWD, September 12, 2016

Overview

“Wild at Heart” — and happy, too. That’s the Altuzarra woman for spring. Joseph Altuzarra took visual flamboyance and a whole lot of python from the David Lynch classic, but not its dark undercurrent. “I just wanted something really fun,” he said. “I think people just want to be happy.” Here, his lemon-embroidered python jacket over a cherries jubilee, a cheerful take on “hotter than Georgia asphalt.”

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Jeremy Scott x Italia Independent sunglasses

Financial

Lapo Elkann Stands by Italia Independent, Reveals Capital Increase

A competitive market and high investment costs weighed on the group, which reported a loss on the back of shrinking revenues in the first six months of the year.

clock September 9, 2016Luisa Zargani

Kanye West

Parties

Kanye West Enthusiasm Runs Out at Harper’s Bazaar Icons Party at the Plaza

Kanye West was the special performer at Friday’s Bazaar Icons party, which drew a mix of models, actresses and fashion folk – but on the heels of the Yeezy season 4 debacle, is the fashion crowd tiring of Kanye?

clock September 10, 2016Leigh Nordstrom

Slim Jimmy of Rae Sremmurd

Parties

Baja East Parties in a Parking Garage

Iman Shumpert, Teyana Taylor and Chanel Iman came out for the Minions-themed party.

clock September 10, 2016Kristen Tauer

Doutzen Kroes and Emily Ratajkowski

Parties

Doutzen Kroes, Leonardo DiCaprio Launch #KnotOnMyPlanet to Save the Elephants

Doutzen Kroes and Frederic Cumenal of Tiffany’s were joined by Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Campbell, Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls, Emily Ratajkowski, Constance Jablonski, Lindsay Ellingson and more for the launch of the campaign.

clock September 11, 2016Leigh Nordstrom

Karlie Kloss

Parties

Frame Denim Takes Over the Waverly Inn

Karlie Kloss, Emily Ratajkowski, Jourdan Dunn, and FKA Twigs came out for an intimate dinner.

clock September 11, 2016Kristen Tauer

Diane von Furstenberg RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Diane von Furstenberg RTW Spring 2017

Jonathan Saunders assumed the DVF design helm with a smart, feminine lineup that felt right for the label.

clock September 10, 2016Bridget Foley

tommy-hero

Fashion Show Reviews

Tommy Hilfiger RTW Fall 2016

Tommy Hilfiger’s “Tommy Pier” South Street Seaport carnival experience played like a commercial, not a fashion show.

clock September 10, 2016Bridget Foley

Namilia RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Namilia RTW Spring 2017

Nan Li and Emilia Pfohl put goth and punk in today’s pop culture context.

clock September 11, 2016Mayte Allende

Band of Outsiders Details Spring 2017

Sportswear

Band of Outsiders Details Spring 2017

clock September 11, 2016WWD Staff

Lacoste RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Lacoste RTW Spring 2017

Felipe Oliveira Baptista continued to move the classic Lacoste label in the direction of urban cool streetwear.

clock September 10, 2016Antonia Sardone and Alex Badia

Baja East RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Baja East RTW Spring 2017

Scott Studenberg and John Targon’s latest lineup had a welcome-to-the-jungle-vibe.

clock September 10, 2016Kristi Garced

Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2017

Amid moments of silence in observance of 9/11, Victoria Beckham showed a spring collection of easy, pretty clothes cut in interesting ways.

clock September 11, 2016Bridget Foley

Monse RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Monse RTW Spring 2017

Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia’s spring collection built on the momentum of their stellar first year.

clock September 10, 2016Jessica Iredale

Adam Lippes RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Adam Lippes RTW Spring 2017

The designer blended botanical embroideries, fluid flounces and sleek silk knits into a beautiful spring collection.

clock September 10, 2016Bobbi Queen

Tome RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Tome RTW Spring 2017

Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin used volume and optical illusion to create a lineup that was lighthearted, optimistic and romantic.

clock September 11, 2016Antonia Sardone

Banana Republic RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Banana Republic RTW Spring 2017

Taking inspiration from India, the retailer gave traditional artisanal craftsmanship a modern edge.

clock September 10, 2016Antonia Sardone and Jean E. Palmieri

Ryan Roche RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Ryan Roche RTW Spring 2017

A palomino horse and Princess Diana were Ryan Roche’s spring muses.

clock September 11, 2016Jessica Iredale

Rebecca Minkoff RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Rebecca Minkoff RTW Fall 2016

Rebecca Minkoff joined the ranks of September’s buy-now-wear-now fashion event crew who opted to show heavy fall clothing alfresco.

clock September 11, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Nicole Miller RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Nicole Miller RTW Spring 2017

Panama and its colorful textile tradition served as the main inspirations for this feminine collection.

clock September 9, 2016Alessandra Turra

Self-Portrait RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Self-Portrait RTW Spring 2017

Han Chong mixed more tailored pieces with his signature guipure lace dresses.

clock September 10, 2016Jessica Iredale

Tadashi Shoji RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Tadashi Shoji RTW Spring 2017

Inspired by the concept of Noah’s Ark, the designer’s animal-centric eveningwear collection was both fanciful and flirty.

clock September 10, 2016Antonia Sardone

Tibi RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Tibi RTW Spring 2017

Amy Smilovic finessed Edwardian blouses, strong colors and corsetry into cool, current daywear.

clock September 10, 2016Jessica Iredale

Backstage at Eckhaus Latta RTW Spring 2017

Beauty Features

Eckhaus Latta Spring 2017 Backstage Beauty

The beauty look was arty-grunge Lower East Side kid steps out of the subway into a New York City heat wave.

clock September 11, 2016Ellen Thomas

Jonathan Simkhai RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Jonathan Simkhai RTW Spring 2017

The designer went full throttle on embellishments this season.

clock September 10, 2016Jessica Iredale

Jill Stuart RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Jill Stuart RTW Spring 2017

The designer referenced a ballet theme with a runway full of airy chiffons.

clock September 10, 2016Antonia Sardone

Dion Lee RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Dion Lee RTW Spring 2017

Movement, transparency, light were his go-to words as he referenced kinetic sculptures for spring.

clock September 10, 2016Kristi Garced

Lily Aldridge on set for Bulgari

Media

Lily Aldridge Named as Bulgari’s New Face

The model appears in images photographed by Mario Testino.

clock September 12, 2016Misty White Sidell

Paul Andrew

Fashion Scoops

Paul Andrew Cuts Ties With Consulting Partners, Focuses on Tasks Ahead

The designer will cease his consulting work to focus on his namesake label and new post at Ferragamo.

clock September 10, 2016Misty White Sidell

Alegra O’Hare

Media

O’Hare Named Global VP, Brand Communications at Adidas Originals & Core

She will provide strategic leadership for the Adidas Originals, Adidas Neo, Y-3, fashion collaborations and Adidas Core Footwear teams.

clock September 9, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Rosie Assoulin for Morgenthal Frederics

Fashion Scoops

Rosie Assoulin, Morgenthal Frederics Team on Sunglass Collaboration

The sunglasses will hit stores in February.

clock September 12, 2016Misty White Sidell

Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid with models before the Tommy Hilfiger RTW Spring 2017 show

Fashion Features

Tommy and Gigi Play Carnival Masters

The runway collection was immediately shoppable at the show using digital touchscreens and remotely through live-stream and social commerce channels.

clock September 9, 2016Lisa Lockwood

A shot from Mary McCartney’s “Picture Imperfect” story in Mission’s launch issue.

Media

Karina Givargisoff Launching the Philanthropic-Minded Mission Magazine

Stylist and creative director Karina Givargisoff approached 800-plus fashion-minded executives with her concept for the first nonprofit fashion brand.

clock September 12, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Roland Mouret

Designer and Luxury

Roland Mouret Opens Larger Flagship on Madison Avenue

Mouret takes over a town house and fills it with art and porcelain.

clock September 12, 2016Samantha Conti

Sies Marjan RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Sies Marjan RTW Spring 2017

Sander Lak used unfettered, flyaway shapes and saturated colors to dress his modern goddess.

clock September 11, 2016Bridget Foley

Thakoon RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Features

The Instant Fashion Experience: Thakoon

WWD spotchecks the system.

clock September 12, 2016Kari Hamanaka and Debra Borchardt

Tommy's Pier

Fashion Features

Tommy’s Buy-Now Show Spurs Retail Carnival

Top volume drivers were the Gigi band jacket, nylon bomber, and long military coat, as well as Hilfiger’s flag oversize hooded sweatshirt.

clock September 12, 2016Lisa Lockwood and Rosemary Feitelberg

Alexander Wang RTW Spring 2017 kendall jenner

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander Wang RTW Spring 2017

The designer unveiled his Adidas Originals collection and a stellar surf-inspired spring lineup.

clock September 11, 2016Jessica Iredale

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