wwd.com Archives - 29 July 2015, Wednesday

  • Hermès Responds to Jane Birkin Appeal

    Hermès Responds to Jane Birkin Appeal |

    wwd.com 29 Jul '15, 9am

    HERMÈS RIPOSTE: Hermès has extended an olive branch to Jane Birkin , the muse behind one of its most successful handbag styles, after she called for the luxury house to rename the crocodile version of the bag until changes are instigated regarding the reptiles’ treatment. “Jane Birkin...

  • Jane Birkin Asks Hermès to Change Signature Bag Name |

    wwd.com 28 Jul '15, 9pm

    NAME CHANGE: What’s a Birkin by any other name? Stay tuned, it might be possible to find out. Jane Birkin — the muse behind the iconic Hermès bag — on Tuesday asked the French luxury house to rename the model coming in crocodile until changes are instigated. “Alerted to the cruel prac...

  • Michael Kors, Tory Burch Provide Inspiration For Latest Fake Bags

    wwd.com 22 Jul '15, 12pm

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  • Louis Vuitton To Discontinue Takashi Murakami Multicolor Monogram

    wwd.com 17 Jul '15, 4am

    Bolstered By P&G Brands, Coty Reaches for New Energy Louis Vuitton to Discontinue Takashi Murakami Multicolore Monogram Collection Creed Fragrance Vault Releases Royal Mayfair Beauty Customers Go Crazy for Jaclyn Hill, Becca Cosmetics Collaboration

  • Stella McCartney Launches Falabella Eyewear: The designer reinterpreted her hit handbag with a range of styles...

    Stella McCartney Introduces Falabella Eyewear

    wwd.com 10 Jul '15, 5pm

    The frames come in black, tortoise, rose pink and matte green. The overall eyewear range, which is done in a new partnership with Kering Eyewear (it was previously done through a license with Luxottica), also features a new kids collection of cat eye styles. A limited edition of 500 b...

  • New Details: Fatal Helicopter Crash That Injured Handbag Designer

    wwd.com 08 Jul '15, 8pm

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  • Louis Vuitton Opens Private Museum Near Paris | (from @wwd)

    Louis Vuitton Opens Private Museum Near Paris

    wwd.com 05 Jul '15, 4pm

    ASNIERES-SUR-SEINE, France — Louis Vuitton is opening its second private museum in less than a year. But unlike the monumental Frank Gehry-designed Louis Vuitton Foundation in the Bois de Boulogne on the western edge of Paris, its new venture has a more intimate feel. Dubbed La Galeri...

  • Louis Vuitton Opens Private Museum Near Paris

    wwd.com 05 Jul '15, 12pm

    ASNIERES-SUR-SEINE, France — Louis Vuitton is opening its second private museum in less than a year. But unlike the monumental Frank Gehry-designed Louis Vuitton Foundation in the Bois de Boulogne on the western edge of Paris, its new venture has a more intimate feel. Dubbed La Galeri...

  • Louis Vuitton Opens Private Museum Near Paris

    wwd.com 05 Jul '15, 4am

    ASNIERES-SUR-SEINE, France — Louis Vuitton is opening its second private museum in less than a year. But unlike the monumental Frank Gehry-designed Louis Vuitton Foundation in the Bois de Boulogne on the western edge of Paris, its new venture has a more intimate feel. Dubbed La Galeri...

  • Nike Taps Demetria White

    wwd.com 03 Jul '15, 5pm

    WHITE NOISE: Demetria White has been named senior director of global communications at Nike, a new post, WWD has learned. Based in New York, she is to work with creative teams to accelerate special projects at the sporting goods giant. White recently exited as global communications an...

  • Alicia Vikander is stepping in front of the camera for @LouisVuitton:

    Louis Vuitton Ads | WWD

    wwd.com 02 Jul '15, 5pm

    A visual from the Louis Vuitton ad campaign. A visual from the Louis Vuitton ad campaign. A visual from the Louis Vuitton ad campaign. A visual from the Louis Vuitton ad campaign. A visual from the Louis Vuitton ad campaign. A visual from the Louis Vuitton ad campaign. Photo by Courte...

  • Alicia Vikander to Appear in Vuitton Ads

    wwd.com 02 Jul '15, 12pm

    Vikander joins Jennifer Connelly, another Vuitton stalwart, in the fall spots, slated to break in a range of August fashion titles. Seeking to represent diverse ages and nationalities in his advertising, Nicolas Ghesquière, artistic director of women’s collections at Vuitton, also cas...

  • Alicia Vikander to Appear in Vuitton Ads

    wwd.com 02 Jul '15, 4am

    Vikander joins Jennifer Connelly, another Vuitton stalwart, in the fall spots, slated to break in a range of August fashion titles. Seeking to represent diverse ages and nationalities in his advertising, Nicolas Ghesquière, artistic director of women’s collections at Vuitton, also cas...

  • Off Fifth Opens in CT With Vintage Birkin

    wwd.com 01 Jul '15, 12am

    BAGGING A BIRKIN: Saks Off Fifth opened its newest location in Stamford, Ct., on Thursday with a big prize in its inventory: a $16,000 vintage Hermès Birkin bag. The large, dark gray Birkin with matte silver-tone hardware was spotted by a source on Friday, and on Monday a store associ...

  • Off Fifth Opens in CT With Vintage Birkin

    wwd.com 30 Jun '15, 4pm

    BAGGING A BIRKIN: Saks Off Fifth opened its newest location in Stamford, Ct., on Thursday with a big prize in its inventory: a $16,000 vintage Hermès Birkin bag. The large, dark gray Birkin with matte silver-tone hardware was spotted by a source on Friday, and on Monday a store associ...

  • Louis Vuitton Men’s RTW Spring 2016 | WWD

    wwd.com 25 Jun '15, 2pm

    Louis Vuitton Men’s RTW Spring 2016 By Miles Socha Could Louis Vuitton have found a more travel-obsessed men’s designer than Kim Jones? It’s doubtful. Runway Could Louis Vuitton have found a more travel-obsessed men’s designer than Kim Jones? It’s doubtful. He’s already visited 15 dif...

  • Handbag Designer 101 Award Winners for 2015

    wwd.com 19 Jun '15, 5pm

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  • LVMH’s Samaritaine Project is Green-Lighted |

    wwd.com 19 Jun '15, 2pm

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  • LVMH’s Samaritaine Project is Green-Lighted |

    wwd.com 19 Jun '15, 12pm

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  • Handbag Designer 101 Award Winners for 2015

    wwd.com 18 Jun '15, 8pm

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  • Lela Rose Launches Handbags

    wwd.com 18 Jun '15, 1am

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  • Louis Vuitton Celebrates Christopher Nemeth Collection

    Louis Vuitton Celebrates Christopher Nemeth Collection

    wwd.com 11 Jun '15, 11am

    REMEMBERING NEMETH: Louis Vuitton spent Wednesday evening celebrating the life and work of the late designer and artist Christopher Nemeth at its New Bond Street flagship in London. “I think he’s the most important designer to come out of London alongside Vivienne Westwood,” said Kim ...

  • Serapian Bows in Beverly Hills

    wwd.com 06 Jun '15, 9pm

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  • Evie Live Partners With Independent Handbag Designer Awards

    wwd.com 25 May '15, 5pm

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  • Louis Vuitton Brings ‘Series 2′ to Rome: The French luxury brand celebrated the opening of the exhibition on T...

    Louis Vuitton Takes ‘Series 2′ to Rome |

    wwd.com 22 May '15, 10pm

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  • Brands Eye Meatpacking District

    wwd.com 21 May '15, 4am

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  • Dufour Named General Director of Rolex

    wwd.com 20 May '15, 4pm

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  • Cuba Libre: Louis Vuitton Heads to Cuba

    wwd.com 20 May '15, 4am

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  • Singapore Fashion Week Boosts Local, International Designers

    wwd.com 18 May '15, 6pm

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  • Shepard Fairey Maps Out New Detroit Murals, Rizzoli Book and Obey's Influence - WWD #branding #luxury

    Shepard Fairey Maps Out New Detroit Murals, Rizzoli Book and Obey’s Influence |

    wwd.com 18 May '15, 3am

    NEW YORK — Before picking up an honorary degree at Friday’s commencement ceremony, street artist Shepard Fairey had a confession for Pratt Institute’s president Thomas Schutte — 23 years after the fact. Chatting about RISD — which Schutte headed in the early Nineties, when Fairey was ...