wwd.com Archives - 30 September 2016, Friday

  • Olympia Le-Tan Creates Capsule Handbag Collection Inspired by Magritte

    Olympia Le-Tan Creates Capsule Handbag Collection Inspired by Magritte – WWD

    wwd.com 30 Sep '16, 6pm

    STYLISH SURREALISM: Olympia Le-Tan, the French designer known for her signature book clutches, has launched a capsule collection inspired by the surrealist paintings of Belgian artist René Magritte. The designer reproduced some of her favorite Magritte artwork on her classic structure...

  • .@OffWht is joining the instant fashion bandwagon with a see-now-buy-now handbag.

    Off-White Reveals See-Now-Buy-Now Bag – WWD

    wwd.com 29 Sep '16, 11pm

    NOW FASHION : While Paris may have largely shunned the instant fashion trend, Virgil Abloh , founder and creative director of indie streetwear label Off-White , is giving it his blessing – albeit with a short wait time between the runway presentation in Paris tonight and availability ...

  • Handbag Label Complét Launches Spring Campaign, Plans Retail Expansion: The brand has enlisted the Paris-base...

    Handbag Label Complét Launches Spring Campaign, Plans Retail Expansion – WWD

    wwd.com 28 Sep '16, 6pm

    LONDON — Complét, the Tel-Aviv based handbag label that launched in 2013, is in the process of expanding its global presence with the launch of a new campaign that features Paris-based artist Petite Meller. The contemporary brand embraces a young, modernist aesthetic with key styles i...

  • Tumi Targeting Women’s Premium Handbag Market - Tumi is making a bigger play in the women’s market through its ...

    Tumi Targeting Women’s Premium Handbag Market – WWD

    wwd.com 27 Sep '16, 8pm

    “I love the idea that her army and her women landed at Deauville’s beach in 1930,” Erdem Moralioglu tells WWD about his Spring 2017 collection. “To me, the show was about a landing. There was something so very interesting about the idea, these 1650 nipped-in jackets with these Deauvil...

  • Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton: The designer will show his spring collection in Paris at the Plac... https://t.co/iaMlhCqW1v

    Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton – WWD

    wwd.com 23 Sep '16, 4am

    PARIS — Nicolas Ghesquière likes to shake things up. So for his spring show on Oct. 5 at the tail end of Paris Fashion Week, Ghesquière is taking a break from the Louis Vuitton Foundation, the dazzling, cloudlike Frank Gehry museum that has hosted his last three ready-to-wear shows. W...

  • Smart Hedging Powers 13% Leap in Hermès Profits https://t.co/WTnoXXu7Iv

    Smart Hedging Powers 13% Leap in Hermès Profits – WWD

    wwd.com 14 Sep '16, 7am

    "I definitely wanted to keep every girl in mind whether she was curvy or skinny. I wanted something versatile where everyone could find something from the collection that they were comfortable in. I kept in mind not making things too low-cut so girls with boobs wouldn't feel too self-...

  • Chanel, LV, Prada Top Used Handbag Sales on Reebonz – WWD

    wwd.com 30 Aug '16, 7am

    Chanel, LV, Prada Top Used Handbag Sales on Reebonz But in terms of new bag transactions, Prada came in the top spot. Balenciaga and Saint Laurent are the second and third most popular new bag brands on the Southeast Asian retailer's site.

  • Robotic Handbag Curbs Impulse Spending

    Robotic Handbag Curbs Impulse Spending – WWD

    wwd.com 29 Aug '16, 8pm

    If you have a spending problem, this may be the perfect handbag for you. Personal finance web site Finder.com has designed a programmable handbag designed to curb impulse spending. Owners of the bag can program it to keep them from spending in favorite stores or at specific times. For...

  • Louis Vuitton Leads Busy Fall Lineup at Printemps – WWD

    wwd.com 23 Aug '16, 4am

    FALL BONANZA: Louis Vuitton is taking over 11 windows at the Paris flagship of French department store chain Printemps, which will also offer an exclusive collection of ready-to-wear and accessories specially designed by Louis Vuitton creative director Nicolas Ghesquière. The window d...

  • Luxasia Taps Singapore Post Exec. as CEO – WWD

    wwd.com 17 Aug '16, 7am

    Luxasia Taps Singapore Post Exec. as CEO Wolfgang Baier replaces founder and owner Patrick Chong, who will become chairman. The company is aiming to become Asia’s largest omni-channel beauty player.

  • Louis Vuitton Plunges Back Into Perfume – WWD

    wwd.com 16 Aug '16, 4am

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  • Sophie Hulme Designs Exclusives for Lane Crawford – WWD

    wwd.com 09 Aug '16, 5am

    British handbag designer Sophie Hulme will be hosting events in Hong Kong and Shanghai later this month to fete the launch of globally exclusive products she designed for Lane Crawford . This range of 10 items includes four new Plexiglass evening bag takes on the Compton Tote- a recta...

  • First Lady Michelle Obama Wears Brandon Maxwell Dress for State Dinner for Singapore Prime Minister – WWD

    wwd.com 02 Aug '16, 11pm

    Most Recent Articles In Fashion Scoops Latest Fashion Scoops Articles Fashion Scoops Restaurateur Andrew Tarlow and Kate Huling Open Accessories Boutique Fashion Scoops Jimmy Fallon to Host Golden Globes in 2017 Fashion Scoops Azzedine Alaïa to Show Claude Parent’s Fashion Drawings Re...

  • 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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