wwd.com Archives - 31 July 2016, Sunday

  • Singapore Designers Visit New York for CFDA Fashion Futures Program

    Singapore Designers Visit New York for CFDA Fashion Futures Program – WWD

    wwd.com 30 Jul '16, 5pm

    Singapore-based designers Max Tan, Elyn Wong and Danielle Woo touched down in New York this week for the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Fashion Futures program, launched last spring in partnership with Singapore Fashion Week . The second annual initiative took the trio to d...

  • Korea’s Clio Cosmetics Aims Globally With L Capital Asia – WWD

    wwd.com 22 Jul '16, 12am

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  • Lucky Brand Signs Handbag License With Camuto Group – WWD

    wwd.com 21 Jul '16, 2pm

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  • L Capital Asia Set to Buy Minority Stake in Korea’s Clio – WWD

    wwd.com 18 Jul '16, 8am

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  • Louis Vuitton Gives Packaging a Taste of Saffron – WWD

    wwd.com 18 Jul '16, 4am

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  • Nancy Gonzalez Teams With Kaws on Handbag Line – WWD

    wwd.com 06 Jul '16, 10pm

    PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG: Street artist Kaws, famed for his collaborations with brands including Uniqlo , Comme des Garçons and A Bathing Ape , has partnered with Colombian luxury leather goods firm Nancy Gonzalez on a series of bags featuring his signature crosses. The collaboratio...

  • Hiroshi Fujiwara Collection for Louis Vuitton, Draws Massive Crowd

    Hiroshi Fujiwara Collection for Louis Vuitton, Draws Massive Crowd – WWD

    wwd.com 06 Jul '16, 11am

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  • Louis Vuitton Shoe Guru Sets Independent Signature Line – WWD

    wwd.com 05 Jul '16, 10pm

    Two Art Projects Focus on Different Views of Garment Workers Retailers’ Fourth of July Weekend: No Firecracker Jewelry Industry Gathers for Annual Couture Gala at the Louvre Louis Vuitton Shoe Guru Sets Independent Signature Line Jessica Chastain Talks Veggies, Guns and Diamonds

  • Bailey44 Opens First Flagship Store, Launches Handbags and Denim – WWD

    wwd.com 23 Jun '16, 6pm

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  • David Beckham and Rio Ferdinand Attend Louis Vuitton Show – WWD

    wwd.com 23 Jun '16, 3pm

    David Beckham and Rio Ferdinand Attend Louis Vuitton Show By Joelle Diderich Both footballers have urged voters to support Britain staying in the European Union in Thursday’s referendum. Backstage Fashion Scoops Reviews LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP: As Britain went to the polls to vote ...

  • Selena Gomez Appears in Louis Vuitton Campaign – WWD

    wwd.com 20 Jun '16, 3pm

    Selena Gomez ‘s high-fashion makeover continues : the 23-year-old pop singer is the face of Louis Vuitton ’s latest campaign. Images from LV Series Five were posted by creative director Nicholas Ghesquière on his Instagram account, and were tweeted by Gomez. The campaign also features...

  • Independent Handbag Awards Selects Winners – WWD

    wwd.com 16 Jun '16, 10pm

    The winners are in. On Wednesday evening, the Independent Handbag Designer Awards bestowed honors upon 10 labels. The 10th annual installment of the event was held at the School of Visual Arts Theatre. Winners included: Evine Live Best Overall Handbag : Tiffany Wu & Lynn Lu of Heirloo...

  • Louis Vuitton Takes to Lake Michigan – WWD

    wwd.com 14 Jun '16, 5pm

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  • Charlotte Rampling, Tilda Swinton to Star in Photo Performance

    Charlotte Rampling, Tilda Swinton to Star in Photo Performance – WWD

    wwd.com 14 Jun '16, 10am

    PICTURE SHOW : Fashion curator Olivier Saillard has corralled another mesmerizing actress, Charlotte Rampling, to join his frequent collaborator Tilda Swinton for his next fashion performance — this time with a photography element. Part of the Festival d’Automne in Paris, the performa...

  • Preciously Paris, The Webster Team Up on a Clutch: The handbag is slated to launch during Art Basel Miami Bea...

    Preciously Paris, The Webster Team Up on a Clutch – WWD

    wwd.com 10 Jun '16, 6pm

    ON A ROLL: Preciously Paris , the Paris -based brand specializing in hand-embroidered bags, is Miami-bound. Carole Tessier, its founder, has teamed with Laure Hériard Dubreuil, The Webster chief executive officer and cofounder, to create a clutch bag for the Miami boutique. “I met wit...

  • Longtime CBS Veteran Launches Boutique Communications Firm - WWD

    Longtime CBS Veteran Launches Boutique Communications Firm – WWD

    wwd.com 10 Jun '16, 6pm

    Jeremy Murphy , the former vice president of communications of CBS and creator and editor of CBS Watch magazine, is opening his own boutique media agency called 360bespoke. The New York-based agency, which will officially open its doors on September 12, will offer public relations, co...

  • Pierre Hardy on Market Shifts, Handbag Challenges – WWD

    wwd.com 08 Jun '16, 8pm

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  • Yuliya Magdych Eyes U.S. Market With Signature Handbags, Scarves and Bridal – WWD

    wwd.com 06 Jun '16, 11pm

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  • Proenza Schouler Reassesses Handbag Line, Unveils Updated Version of PS1

    Proenza Schouler Reassesses Handbag Line, Unveils Updated Version of PS1 – WWD

    wwd.com 06 Jun '16, 6am

    Proenza Schouler aims to jump-start its accessories business. For the first time, the New York -based company has taken a macro-approach in reviewing its bag strategy as it looks to counter the “fatigue” presently hampering a struggling accessories market. As such, designers Jack McCo...

  • Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Store Bows, Saint Laurent Relocates at South Coast Plaza – WWD

    wwd.com 03 Jun '16, 4pm

    The latest updates at South Coast follow other recent openings for the center. Hennes & Mauritz AB in the fall opened the first Cos store in Orange County at South Coast. That was followed by Inditex Group’s opening of the first West Coast store for Massimo Dutti in nearly 9,000 squar...

  • Christie’s Sells Most Expensive Handbag Ever Auctioned: Sold in Hong Kong, the Himalayan Birkin bag set a wor...

    Christie’s Sells Most Expensive Handbag Ever Auctioned – WWD

    wwd.com 31 May '16, 6pm

    BIG TICKET : Christie’s Hong Kong bureau on Monday marked the sale of the world’s most expensive handbag ever auctioned. The Hermès 30-centimeter Birkin bag, fabricated of rare Himalayan crocodile and accented with diamond-encrusted white gold hardware, sold for 2,320,000 Hong Kong do...

  • Louis Vuitton Lands in Rio – WWD

    wwd.com 29 May '16, 12am

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  • Louis Vuitton Resort 2017 [PHOTOS] | WWD

    wwd.com 28 May '16, 9pm

    Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovanni Giannoni Photo by Giovan...

  • Artist Daniel Buren Gives Fondation Louis Vuitton a Touch of Color – WWD

    wwd.com 27 May '16, 4am

    Pick a sunny day to visit the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. Acclaimed French artist Daniel Buren has dressed the cloudlike Frank Gehry building in an array of vivid colors, all in strips arranged roughly perpendicular to the ground. They cast a mesmerizing glow on terraces, the au...

  • Espace Louis Vuitton Unveils Exhibit in Venice – WWD

    wwd.com 26 May '16, 8pm

    VENICE — Louis Vuitton is bringing a taste of Paris to Venice. Those who have not had the opportunity to see the striking Fondation Louis Vuitton building designed by Frank Gehry in the French capital will get a sense of it at the Espace Louis Vuitton in the Italian city. An exhibitio...

  • Fall 2016 Accessories: Street Life – WWD

    wwd.com 26 May '16, 4am

    have taken to the street — and not just in the sense of casual styles or sporty motifs. This season, handbags and shoes are canvases, as designers “paint” them with images that coincidentally recall Miami’s fabled Wynwood Walls. Here, bags are pieces of urban art in their own right, p...

  • Handbag Awards to Honor MZ Wallace – WWD

    wwd.com 20 May '16, 8pm

    IN THE BAG : The 10th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards will be held June 15 at the School of Visual Arts Theatre. More than 1,500 applicants have been whittled down to a pool of 40 finalists — hailing from five continents and 28 countries. Interactive voting is now taking pl...

  • Naomi Campbell, Louis Vuitton’s Kim Jones to be Honored at amfAR Inspiration Gala #fashion https://t.co/tziBgn26nU

    Naomi Campbell, Louis Vuitton’s Kim Jones to be Honored at amfAR Inspiration Gala – WWD

    wwd.com 17 May '16, 3pm

    Naomi Campbell and Louis Vuitton men’s artistic director Kim Jones are set to be honored by amfAR at the seventh annual Inspiration Gala in New York on June 9. Whoppi Goldberg will be master of ceremonies and Jason Derulo will perform. The gala, which is presented by Harry Winston, MA...

  • Millennials take their handbag purchases *very* seriously, it turns out

    Millennial Consumers Take Their Handbag Purchase Very Seriously, NPD Finds – WWD

    wwd.com 14 May '16, 2pm

    For the Millennial consumer, buying a handbag is more like buying a car that an article of clothing, according to a new study from the NPD Group . The report found that the Millennial consumer treats a handbag purchase as a multistep process, and 41 percent surveyed said they started ...

  • Louis Vuitton Unveils New Voyager GMT Watch – WWD

    wwd.com 13 May '16, 4am

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