09/13/2016

WWD, September 13, 2016

Overview

Who needs charter buses? Real fashion can flex its might without extraneous fanfare. And real fashion is what Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez paraded on Monday in their spectacular Proenza Schouler show. Here, their bold, body- con striped dress with a feathered hem.

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Financial

Nasty Gal Said Seeking Buyer

The e-commerce company is said to be aggressively looking to raise money.

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Inside Lou & Grey's first New York City store.

Retail

Lou & Grey Continues to Evolve With First New York City Store

The brand continues to fine-tune its collection and slowly raise its profile.

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Carolina Herrera RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Carolina Herrera RTW Spring 2017

Celebrating 35 years of design, Carolina Herrera drew inspiration from her first collection — and made it relevant for today.

clock September 12, 2016Bridget Foley

Altuzarra spring 2017 ready-to-wear

Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra RTW Spring 2017

Joseph Altuzarra was “Wild at Heart” for the classic sexiness of python and the happy humor of ruffled flamboyance.

clock September 12, 2016Bridget Foley

3.1 Phillip Lim RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

3.1 Phillip Lim RTW Spring 2017

Phillip Lim channeled kinder, gentler times by comingling Fifties and Victorian era elements in his neo-retro spring collection.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2017

Spring was an interim collection for a house in between creative directors.

clock September 12, 2016Jessica Iredale

Prabal Gurung RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Prabal Gurung RTW Spring 2017

The designer was inspired by feminist references, which he translated into a varied lineup focused on loose, fluid silhouettes.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Opening Ceremony RTW Fall 2016

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim got personal and political for their latest Opening Ceremony collection, which showcased a fall, not spring lineup.

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Rosie Assoulin RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Rosie Assoulin RTW Spring 2017

Rosie Assoulin curbed her enthusiasm just enough to yield one of her most delightfully down-to-earth collections.

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YEOHLEE RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Yeohlee RTW Spring 2017

Yeohlee Teng’s skillful and cerebral attention to silhouette and detail were again on subtle display for spring.

clock September 12, 2016Bobbi Queen

Lela Rose RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose RTW Spring 2017

Lela Rose, who staged her spring collection as summery sit-down luncheon, did not spare a single lovely detail.

clock September 12, 2016Mayte Allende

Timo Weiland RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Timo Weiland RTW Spring 2017

Donna Kang, Timo Weiland and Alan Eckstein thought about dressing their friends, a lively a cast of New York characters, with a chic, print-centric collection.

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Simon Miller RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Simon Miller RTW Spring 2017

The collection drew inspiration from the lush, mossy mountains of Yamagata, Japan.

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Rebecca Taylor RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Rebecca Taylor RTW Spring 2017

The designer delivered a romantic collection evoking nostalgia tinged with boyish charm.

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Vaquera RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Vaquera RTW Spring 2017

Patric DiCaprio, Bryn Taubensee and David Moses continued to hone their quirky, DIY aesthetic for spring.

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Sportswear

The Instant Fashion Experience: Alexander Wang

WWD spot-checks the system.

clock September 13, 2016Allison Collins

Ben Taverniti and Joyce Bonelli at the Barneys Unravel Dinner

Parties

Barneys Celebrates Unravel Project at World of McIntosh Townhouse

The retailer hosted the event, which marked its collaboration with the Ben Taverniti label.

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Aubrey Plaza, Rashida Jones and Ali Wong

Parties

Andrew Garfield, Aziz Ansari, Fred Armisen, Rashida Jones Party With Opening Ceremony

Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza, Andrew Garfield, Aziz Ansari and more partied above Penn Station.

clock September 12, 2016Leigh Nordstrom

Amy Adams in Tom Ford at the "Nocturnal Animals" premiere.

Parties

‘Nocturnal Animals’ Draws Tom Ford, Amy Adams, Armie Hammer in Toronto

The designer-director was in Canada for the film’s premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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L Brands Leslie Wexner Victoria's Secret

Fashion Scoops

Ooh-La-La: Victoria’s Secret Show Said Headed to Paris

The annual show was held in London two years ago.

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Jonathan Saunders, Diane von Furstenberg

Parties

Diane von Furstenberg Celebrates Jonathan Saunders’ First DVF Collection

The celebration took place at The Beatrice Inn in Greenwich Village.

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John Douglas

Designer and Luxury

Tory Burch Taps John Douglas as Chief Technology Officer

His experience includes roles at MCM Fashion Group and Burberry.

clock September 12, 2016Lisa Lockwood

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May leaving 10 Downing Street, London

Fashion Scoops

Theresa May to Address Members of British Fashion Industry

May is to usher in London Fashion Week with a private reception at No. 10 Downing Street later this week.

clock September 12, 2016Samantha Conti

Aéropostale-closing

Fashion Scoops

ABG-Led Consortium Wins Nod to Buy Aéropostale

The transaction is expected to close later this week.

clock September 12, 2016Vicki M. Young

Arianna Huffington

Media

AOL’s Tim Armstrong on Arianna Huffington, Yahoo ‘Noise’

At a TechCrunch Disrupt talk, AOL chief executive officer Tim Armstrong and Verizon executive vice president Marni Walden addressed the recent acquisition of Yahoo and controversy at the Huffington Post.

clock September 12, 2016Maghan McDowell

Gigi Hadid Dazed Magazine

Media

Dazed Magazine Marks 25th Anniversary

The glossy is marking its 25 years in business with a special issue created by former staffers, including Rankin, the title’s cofounder, and Katie Grand, the magazine’s first fashion director and now Love magazine’s editor in chief.

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Fashion Scoops

Serena Williams Offers Buy-Now Fall Line and Records Spoken Word for HSN Collection

Serena Williams told her runway models to take their time so online shoppers could get a good long look.

clock September 12, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Chanel reprised its “Paris in Rome” show in Beijing.

Fashion Scoops

Chanel to Stage December Show at Ritz Paris

The annual and itinerant Metiers d’Art show is scheduled for Dec. 6.

clock September 13, 2016Miles Socha

Christian Louboutin x SportyHenri

Footwear

Christian Louboutin Marks First Design Collaboration With Athlete Henri Tai

The limited-edition sneakers mark the first time Louboutin has taken design insight from another entity.

clock September 13, 2016Misty White Sidell

Inside Rag & Bone's Men’s-only Store in TriBeCa.

Mens Designer Luxury

Rag & Bone Opens Men’s Store in TriBeCa

The brand will also open a new store and European headquarters in London.

clock September 12, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Proenza Schouler RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Proenza Schouler RTW Spring 2017

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez showed bold, in-your-face, standing-ovation-worthy fashion this season.

clock September 12, 2016Bridget Foley

Ralph Lauren

Fashion Features

Ralph Lauren to Present See-Now-Buy-Now Fall Collection

The designer has invited retailers, press and top customers to two separate runway shows — 200 people at each show — that will take place on the street in front of the women’s flagship at 888 Madison Avenue.

clock September 13, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

GiGi New York to Tommy Hilfiger: Stop Using ‘GiGi’

GiGi New York sent a cease-and-desist letter last week.

clock September 12, 2016Vicki M. Young

Martha Hunt, Michael Kors and Zendaya

Fashion Scoops

Michael Kors Launches Access Smartwatch at SoHo Store

Zendaya and Martha Hunt joined the designer at his SoHo store on Sunday evening.

clock September 12, 2016Kristen Tauer

Jeremy Scott RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Jeremy Scott’s Love Letter to Old New York

The designer’s spring runway was a love letter to The Old New York — the seedy, sleazy X-rated Eighties years.

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Essentialist

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