wwd.com Archives - 29 March 2015, Sunday

  • Carlos Falchi Dies at Age 70 | WWD

    wwd.com 28 Mar '15, 9pm

    Brazilian handbag and accessories designer Carlos Falchi died Friday night at age 70 after a short illness, according to a spokeswoman for the designer. Falchi began his career in the late Sixties as an artist living in New York’s Greenwich Village, making his own clothes from patchwo...

  • Carlos Falchi Dies at Age 70 | WWD

    wwd.com 28 Mar '15, 8pm

    Brazilian handbag and accessories designer Carlos Falchi died Friday night at age 70 after a short illness, according to a spokeswoman for the designer. Falchi began his career in the late Sixties as an artist living in New York’s Greenwich Village, making his own clothes from patchwo...

  • Louis Vuitton Unveiling Objets Nomades Collection at Salone del Mobile

    wwd.com 17 Mar '15, 10pm

    GETTING SET FOR THE SALONE: Louis Vuitton is taking over Palazzo Bocconi during Milan’s annual Salone del Mobile. The brand is unveiling its latest Objets Nomades collection, with the introduction of new travel-inspired, foldable furnishings — lamps, stools, hammocks — from nine estab...

  • Louis Vuitton Unveiling Objets Nomades Collection at Salone del Mobile

    wwd.com 17 Mar '15, 4am

    GETTING SET FOR THE SALONE: Louis Vuitton is taking over Palazzo Bocconi during Milan’s annual Salone del Mobile. The brand is unveiling its latest Objets Nomades collection, with the introduction of new travel-inspired, foldable furnishings — lamps, stools, hammocks — from nine estab...

  • Front Row at Louis Vuitton Fall 2015 | WWD

    wwd.com 16 Mar '15, 1pm

    Front Row at Louis Vuitton Fall 2015 By Joelle Diderich Jennifer Connelly, Michelle Williams, Chloë Moretz and Selena Gomez were on the guest list. Fashion Scoops Runway STELLAR ALIGNMENT: The Louis Vuitton show in Paris on Wednesday boasted almost as many stars as an awards ceremony....

  • Mezzi Launching Hi-Tech Handbags

    wwd.com 16 Mar '15, 12am

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  • Kanye West Sets Paris Concerts: The impromptu performances at the Louis Vuitton Foundation will overlap some l...

    Kanye West Sets Paris Concerts | WWD

    wwd.com 07 Mar '15, 12pm

    Avid show goer Kanye West may find some conflicts for the balance of Paris Fashion Week: His own concerts. The rapper has scheduled four “exclusive performances” starting tonight through Tuesday at the Louis Vuitton Foundation. The 9 p.m. gigs – which will probably rule out Nina Ricci...

  • Louis Vuitton Goes Caribbean For New Campaign - Fashion Memo Pad - Media

    wwd.com 26 Feb '15, 7am

    Louis Vuitton took to the French West Indies for its new “Spirit of Travel” spot. Against the backdrop of azure Caribbean waters and up on the breezy hills of St. Barths, Vuitton’s latest photo shoot puts the spotlight on lightweight travel, with its new Twist bag, as well as the Alma...

  • AllSaints to Launch Handbags - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 25 Feb '15, 5pm

    After 21 years of making leather jackets with a cult following, AllSaints creative director Wil Beedle thought it high time the brand launched a handbag collection. The 48-piece collection will launch in July and retail from $350 to $498. Inspired by the brand’s archive of leather jac...

  • Brands Hop on the Handbag Wagon - Handbags - Accessories

    wwd.com 24 Feb '15, 6am

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  • Independent Handbag Awards Slated for June 17th - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 29 Jan '15, 7pm

    The Independent Handbag Awards are back once again. The ninth annual competition, which recognizes excellence in handbag design, will be held in New York City on June 17. The ceremony, organized by Emily Blumenthal of Handbag Designer 101, will honor winners in nine categories, severa...

  • Independent Handbag Awards Slated for June 17th - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 29 Jan '15, 7pm

    The Independent Handbag Awards are back once again. The ninth annual competition, which recognizes excellence in handbag design, will be held in New York City on June 17. The ceremony, organized by Emily Blumenthal of Handbag Designer 101, will honor winners in nine categories, severa...

  • Backstage at Louis Vuitton Men's Fall 2015 - Runway, Fashion Week, Fashion Shows, Reviews and Fashion Images

    wwd.com 22 Jan '15, 11pm

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  • Louis Vuitton Men's RTW Fall 2015 - Slideshow - Runway, Fashion Week, Fashion Shows, Reviews and Fashion Images

    wwd.com 22 Jan '15, 4pm

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  • Louis Vuitton's Brings Series 2 Exhibition to L.A. - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 19 Jan '15, 11pm

    Like many luxury houses shining a spotlight on Los Angeles via its art scene, Louis Vuitton has chosen L.A. as the first destination for its “LOUIS VUITTON SERIES 2 — Past, Present and Future” exhibition. A untraditional interpretation of its Spring 2015 Women’s ready-to-wear collecti...

  • JINAMMI Opens First US Store - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 16 Jan '15, 11pm

    The latest edition to the Beverly Center's luxury wing comes in the way of JINAMMI. The luxury handbag line out of Seoul officially opened its first store in the U.S. Thursday. Up ahead is an East Coast store, most likely in New York, by the end of the year, according to JINAMMI Creat...

  • Kim Jones Taking to Instagram for Louis Vuitton - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 16 Jan '15, 8pm

    Getting insights into Louis Vuitton’s fall 2015 men’s collection is only a few clicks and flicks away. Kim Jones, Louis Vuitton’s men’s artistic director, is taking over the French brand’s official Instagram account from today and he’ll post his inspirations and document preparations ...

  • Kim Jones Taking to Instagram for Louis Vuitton - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 16 Jan '15, 5am

    Getting insights into Louis Vuitton’s fall 2015 men’s collection is only a few clicks and flicks away. Kim Jones, Louis Vuitton’s men’s artistic director, is taking over the French brand’s official Instagram account from today and he’ll post his inspirations and document preparations ...

  • Amanda Wakeley Adds Handbags: The designer’s five new handbag styles — called The Bullet Collection — will lau...

    Amanda Wakeley Adds Handbags - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Dec '14, 6pm

    British designer Amanda Wakeley is adding a collection of handbags to her label’s lineup this month. The designer’s five new handbag styles — called The Bullet Collection — debuted on Wakeley’s spring runway in September, and will launch at the designer’s Mayfair store and on her Web ...

  • Louis Vuitton Celebrates the Monogram at MoMA - Parties - Eye

    wwd.com 08 Nov '14, 6pm

    “Boxing is now a sport for women too. I think the sport is becoming more and more popular. Women do it more then ever. I know tons of women who box, women who never thought they’d ever box,” Karl Lagerfeld said Friday night. The designer was explaining the genesis of the boxing glove ...

  • Anthony Ledru to Head Louis Vuitton Americas - Designer Luxury - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Nov '14, 4am

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  • Thakoon Working on Handbag Collection - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Nov '14, 12am

    Thakoon Panichgul is working on his first handbag collection for fall 2015. “We’ll make an announcement soon,” the designer said during a visit to Forty Five Ten in Dallas. “It’s an evolution of the brand, so it’s an obvious next step to get into accessories.” Panichgul plans to celeb...

  • Thakoon Working on Handbag Collection - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 31 Oct '14, 11pm

    Thakoon Panichgul is working on his first handbag collection for fall 2015. “We’ll make an announcement soon,” the designer said during a visit to Forty Five Ten in Dallas. “It’s an evolution of the brand, so it’s an obvious next step to get into accessories.” Panichgul plans to celeb...

  • The Art of Arnault: Louis Vuitton Foundation Bows in Paris - WWD Fashion Features

    wwd.com 21 Oct '14, 5am

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  • Louis Vuitton is planning an installation in Miami's Design District:

    Louis Vuitton Planning Installation in Miami Design District - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 09 Oct '14, 12pm

    Louis Vuitton is planning to present Pierre Paulin and Herman Miller’s long-lost, unrealized project, which the French designer and American furniture manufacturer thought up in 1972, WWD has learned. Conceived as a satellite exhibition for the Miami Design District, the installation ...

  • Louis Vuitton Opens New Swiss Watch Facility - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 07 Oct '14, 5pm

    Louis Vuitton on Tuesday inaugurated a new facility near Geneva that brings together all its watch-making activities under one roof. La Fabrique du Temps in Meyrin hosts Vuitton’s product-development center, previously located in La Chaux-de-Fonds; a high-end movements unit also known...

  • Miranda July Collaborates With Welcome Companions on Handbag - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 03 Oct '14, 11pm

    Miranda July has a knack for turning the mundane into art. On Thursday, she recruited artist Catherine Opie, actress Molly Ringwald and musician J.D. Samson to collaborate on an installation at Opening Ceremony's Los Angeles store, where she introduced her new purse designed with Welc...

  • Phillip Lim and The Blitz Project at Lane Crawford Collaborate - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Oct '14, 3am

    "I want that bag," declared Phillip Lim as he gazed through the window of the Joyce Gallery in the Palais Royal at one of his own creations, the 3.1 minute clutch bag, imagined in crocodile, which was the result of the designer's collaboration with the Blitz project at Lane Crawford. ...

  • Make Up For Ever Fetes Its Thirtieth: The LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned color cosmetics brand held a ...

    Make Up For Ever Fetes Its Thirtieth - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 25 Sep '14, 4pm

    To celebrate its thirtieth anniversary this year, Make Up For Ever held a bash Wednesday night at Paris’ Palais de Tokyo museum. The centerpiece of the event was a fashion and body art show entitled “The Art of Illusion.” Six fashion labels – Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Kenzo, Emilio...

  • Dagne Dover Raises $1.3M in Seed Round - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 09 Sep '14, 4am

    DAGNE DOVER RAISES $1.3M IN SEED ROUND: Functional handbag startup Dagne Dover has raised nearly $1.3 million in a seed round of financing. Founded two years ago by Melissa Mash, the firm seeks to provide what it calls practical luxury for working women — currently tote bags with an o...