09/14/2016

WWD, September 14, 2016

Overview

Thom Browne wowed his audience yet again with a pool- party-inspired procession of suits and separates that delighted — and tricked — the eye. His one-piece trompe l’oeil dresses referenced every posh sartorial allusion imaginable.

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Pinterest

Media

Pinterest Studies How to Supercharge Fashion Content

A year-long study found that Pins that show “real-life” iterations of products lead to higher click rates and higher checkout rates.

clock September 14, 2016Maghan McDowell

consumer spending

Retail

China Faces Serious Oversupply of Shopping Malls

As many as one-third of the country’s shopping malls are set to close within five years and a great many of those in the planning stage are destined never to open, according to a new state-sponsored report.

clock September 13, 2016Casey Hall

Whistles Spring 2016 campaign

Human Resources

British Retailers Whistles, L.K. Bennett Shake Up Management

Jane Shepherdson exits Whistles while Darren Topp joins L.K. Bennett.

clock September 13, 2016Samantha Conti

The Countess Mara tie with InteliStretch technology.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Randa Develops Proprietary Stretch Tie

The InteliStretch technology will be offered in Countess Mara ties starting next month.

clock September 13, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Torrid "Empire"

Retail

Torrid Sizes Up ‘Empire’

The plus-size retailer designed a collection based on the characters of a popular Fox series.

clock September 13, 2016Sharon Edelson

Coach 1941 RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Coach 1941 RTW Spring 2017

There was a whole lotta grunge going on in Coach 1941’s spring lineup, which fused Elvis, studded black leather and a bit of Southern charm.

clock September 13, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Rodarte RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Rodarte RTW Spring 2017

Kate and Laura Mulleavy elevated their execution for spring without sacrificing their starry-eyed heart.

clock September 13, 2016Jessica Iredale

Sally LaPointe RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Sally LaPointe RTW Spring 2017

The story of a broken heart informed the designer’s feminine yet sexy spring offering.

clock September 13, 2016Kristi Garced

Gabriela Hearst RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Gabriela Hearst RTW Spring 2017

Gabriela Hearst experimented with strong color and sensual silhouettes this season.

clock September 13, 2016Jessica Iredale

Yigal Azrouel RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Yigal Azrouël RTW Spring 2017

Africa, and a series of Irving Penn images shot on the continent, served as inspiration for the Israeli designer.

clock September 13, 2016Alessandra Turra

Dennis Basso RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso RTW Spring 2017

The designer shed his signature excesses this season, taking a lighter, more youthful approach that at times looked effortless.

clock September 13, 2016Bobbi Queen

DKNY RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

DKNY RTW Spring 2017

With their spring effort, creative directors Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne tried to imagine and portray the New York style of the future.

clock September 13, 2016Alessandra Turra

Rag and Bone RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Rag & Bone RTW Spring 2017

Marcus Wainwright aimed to rework classic American college prep through a twisted lens.

clock September 12, 2016Kristi Garced and Jean E. Palmieri

Zac Posen RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Posen RTW Spring 2017

The designer, who worked technical materials with his signature high-end craftsmanship, offered a feminine version of the “Easy Rider” look.

clock September 12, 2016Alessandra Turra

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Spring 2017

From vibrant and sensual to pared down all-white, Maria Cornejo morphed her spring offering into something fresh and unfettered.

clock September 13, 2016Bobbi Queen

Angel Sanchez RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Angel Sanchez RTW Spring 2017

Beautifully crafted gowns were at core of the Venezuelan designer’s collection, which was inspired by the ambience of Miami.

clock September 13, 2016Alessandra Turra

Hood by Air RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Hood by Air RTW Spring 2017

Propelling his post-genderless collection forward, Shayne Oliver made an array of interesting statements — literally.

clock September 11, 2016Mayte Allende and Alex Badia

J.Crew RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

J. Crew RTW Spring 2017

Both the men’s and women’s collections referenced the label’s great American sportswear roots for the coming season.

clock September 12, 2016Antonia Sardone and Jean E. Palmieri

Libertine RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Libertine RTW Spring 2017

Johnson Hartig’s Seventies-era, English-anarchy, punk-rock aesthetic stormed the New York Fashion Week spring runway.

clock September 13, 2016Antonia Sardone and Jean E. Palmieri

Karen Elson and Grace Coddington

Parties

Grace Coddington & Calvin Klein Dinner

clock September 13, 2016WWD Staff

Toronto Film Festival 2016 Emma Stone Ryan Gosling.

Parties

Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ Premiere Reunites Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling at Toronto Film Festival 2016

“La La Land” premiere reunites Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

clock September 13, 2016Lindzi Scharf

Michael Kors

Fashion Scoops

Rufus Wainwright to Perform at Michael Kors Spring Show

Select items from the spring show will also be available for purchase immediately.

clock September 13, 2016Jessica Iredale

Sarah Rafferty

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Dennis Basso Spring 2017

Nicky Hilton Rothschild felt the spell of the designer’s “magical” dresses.

clock September 13, 2016Alexa Tietjen

Sneakers from LSWOP.

Mens Retail Business

LSwop Launches Luxury Sneaker Rental Service

The site, which will operate on a subscription based model, is open for business today.

clock September 13, 2016Aria Hughes

Emily Ratajkowski and Chloe Sevigny in the Front Row at Vera Wang RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Vera Wang RTW Spring 2017

Emily Ratajkowski, Maria Sharapova, Chloe Sevingy and Lala Anthony took in Vera Wang spring 2017 from the front row.

clock September 13, 2016Leigh Nordstrom

Time Inc. New York

Media

Battista Succeeds Ripp as Time Inc. CEO

Battista, Time Inc.’s executive vice president, grabs the helm as president and chief executive officer.

clock September 13, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

Thom Browne Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Thom Browne RTW Spring 2017

Slim Aarons and David Hockney informed the designer’s madcap midsummer’s day take on cool pool culture.

clock September 13, 2016Bridget Foley

Vera Wang Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Vera Wang RTW Spring 2017

Vera Wang staged a dark and powerful show for spring, asking her audience to “read between the lines.”

clock September 13, 2016Bridget Foley

Tory Burch RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch RTW Spring 2017

Tory Burch went bicoastal for spring with a collection that was equal parts prepster and bohemian.

clock September 13, 2016Bridget Foley

Adyen Global Acquiring now offered in Australia.

Retail

Consumer Credit Card Debt Poised to Set Record

WalletHub expects outstanding balances to surpass the $1 trillion mark this year.

clock September 13, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Russell Westbrook, Emily Ratajkowski and Nina Agdal

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at DKNY Spring 2017

Emily Ratajkowski, Tinashe and Teyana Taylor prepared to take in Public School meets DKNY.

clock September 13, 2016Alexa Tietjen and Lisa Lockwood

Essentialist

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Matthew Williams with looks from his Alyx Men’s Fall 2021 collection.

Men's

Matthew Williams Considers His Alyx Brand a 'Life Project'

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Social Studies

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