wwd.com Archives - 04 December 2016, Sunday

  • Louis Vuitton Hosts a House Party for Objects Nomades

    Louis Vuitton Hosts a House Party for Objets Nomades – WWD

    wwd.com 02 Dec '16, 11pm

    Figuring everyone could use a break from Art Basel ’s slog, Louis Vuitton threw an old-fashioned house party for its Objets Nomades. The drawn-out dinatoire ’s location, a private bayside home on the beach versus its Miami Design District store on the mainland, was also a godsend for ...

  • Digital Firms Court French Luxury at Paris Summit

    Digital Firms Court French Luxury at Paris Summit – WWD

    wwd.com 30 Nov '16, 1pm

    "I look at older red-carpet pictures and I'm way too much. Too much makeup, hair,boobs - everything. I look at these pictures now, and I laugh and cringe, but you evolve," says Variety & WWD Stylemakers Award Winner, Jenna Dewan Tatum. See our Instagram Stories for live coverage of th...

  • A First Look at the Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades Exhibit at Design Miami – WWD

    wwd.com 29 Nov '16, 1pm

    Imagine this: you returned from Art Basel Miami Beach last year with one of Louis Vuitton’s coveted foldable travel chairs, designed by Marcel Wanders. You set it up during your travels — perhaps to Art Basel in Switzerland — only to realize that something was missing. That something ...

  • Rag & Bone to Hone In on Accessories, Handbag Business – WWD

    wwd.com 23 Nov '16, 6am

    "I look at older red-carpet pictures and I'm way too much. Too much makeup, hair,boobs - everything. I look at these pictures now, and I laugh and cringe, but you evolve," says Variety & WWD Stylemakers Award Winner, Jenna Dewan Tatum. See our Instagram Stories for live coverage of th...

  • ‘Gilmore Girls’ Costumer Talks Netflix Reboot and the Story Behind Rory’s Handbag – WWD

    wwd.com 22 Nov '16, 3pm

    The other thing is that after the show was over, Alexis [Bledel] had agreed to sign the inside of the bag and give it back to Jamah — because we rented it, actually — so that they could auction it off. The proceeds of the auction go to this organization called Ambition. I do a lot of ...

  • Silicon Valley Takes on Luxury With New Handbag Line - Finance and tech sector entrepreneurs launching fashion

    Silicon Valley Takes on Luxury With New Handbag Line – WWD

    wwd.com 16 Nov '16, 8pm

    Finance and tech sector entrepreneurs launching fashion brands and web sites isn’t exactly new — think Warby Parker, Bonobos and the fine jewelry site Stone & Strand. But having former Gucci chief Domenico De Sole as a mentor is certainly unusual. Senreve, derived from the French word...

  • Michael Kors: On Singapore, Seoul and the Politics of Style – WWD

    wwd.com 15 Nov '16, 7pm

    Michael Kors: On Singapore, Seoul and the Politics of Style The designer is making the rounds in Asia, hanging out with Kate Hudson, dispensing sound bites on Melania Trump and snagging a namesake orchid.

  • Michael Kors Prepares to Jet to Seoul, Singapore – WWD

    wwd.com 10 Nov '16, 8pm

    Michael Kors is gearing up for back-to-back events Seoul and Singapore — the latest illustration of how the American designer is targeting Asian markets for the future growth of his business. Until now, much of Kors’ brand-building efforts in the region have focused on the Japanese ma...

  • Louis Vuitton’s Leading Men in Los Angeles: Joe Jonas, Cameron Dallas, Colton Haynes https://t.co/VkjazkBF6Z

    Louis Vuitton’s Leading Men in Los Angeles: Joe Jonas, Cameron Dallas, Colton Haynes – WWD

    wwd.com 08 Nov '16, 5pm

    When Kim Jones dressed up as Boba Fett from “Star Wars” for Halloween, he probably didn’t realize that he would amass a bounty of men leading their fields in fashion, entertainment and social media at Louis Vuitton ’s dinner on Monday night at the Chateau Marmont. For his second trip ...

  • The @dior handbag made famous by Princess Diana is getting an artsy re-boot.

    Dior Commissions Seven Artists for Limited-Edition Lady Diors – WWD

    wwd.com 04 Nov '16, 4pm

    Extraordinarily lucky ladies might have artwork commissioned in their honor once or twice in a lifetime. Then there’s Lady Dior, which the house of Dior asked seven artists to use as a canvas for their creative visions as part of the limited-edition Dior Lady Art collection, launching...

  • New Chanel Handbag Campaign to Bow – WWD

    wwd.com 02 Nov '16, 9pm

    IN THE BAG : Karl Lagerfeld ’s latest handbag design for Chanel — dubbed the Gabrielle — will be featured in a campaign fronted by Kristen Stewart , WWD has learned. Chanel ’s couturier, who also lenses the French brand’s fashion and eyewear advertising, has scheduled a shoot this wee...

  • New Chanel Handbag Campaign to Bow – WWD

    wwd.com 02 Nov '16, 9pm

    IN THE BAG : Karl Lagerfeld ’s latest handbag design for Chanel — dubbed the Gabrielle — will be featured in a campaign fronted by Kristen Stewart , WWD has learned. Chanel ’s couturier, who also lenses the French brand’s fashion and eyewear advertising, has scheduled a shoot this wee...

  • New Chanel Handbag Campaign to Bow – WWD

    wwd.com 02 Nov '16, 9pm

    IN THE BAG : Karl Lagerfeld ’s latest handbag design for Chanel — dubbed the Gabrielle — will be featured in a campaign fronted by Kristen Stewart , WWD has learned. Chanel ’s couturier, who also lenses the French brand’s fashion and eyewear advertising, has scheduled a shoot this wee...

  • The Fondation Louis Vuitton exhibition is being called one of the most important art exhibitions ever held in Pari…

    Bernard Arnault on Fondation Louis Vuitton’s Landmark Exhibition – WWD

    wwd.com 21 Oct '16, 12pm

    Advantage Bernard Arnault . The Fondation Louis Vuitton on Thursday inaugurated what is being hailed as one of the most important art exhibitions ever held in Paris. The show, entitled “Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection,” unites 130 major works from the collection of one of...

  • Carolina Santo Domingo to Launch Namesake Handbag Line – WWD

    wwd.com 13 Oct '16, 4am

    Carolina Santo Domingo is ready to put her name behind a line of handbags . The designer — who created the “Bissett” bag for Los Angeles upstart label Staud — will unveil her own namesake brand for spring. Designs, produced in Italy using traditional craftsmen techniques, will launch ...

  • Inside the BarbicanCentre's new exhibition exploring taste and vulgarity in fashion.

    ‘The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined’ Exhibition Opens at the Barbican Art Gallery in London – WWD

    wwd.com 12 Oct '16, 6pm

    REDEFINING TASTE: What defines good and bad taste in fashion? That’s one of the questions exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips set out to explore as part of their latest project “The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined” at the Barbican Centre’s Art Gallery, alongside th...

  • LVMH Shares Rise on Asia Rebound, Vuitton Surge – WWD

    wwd.com 11 Oct '16, 6pm

    LVMH Shares Rise on Asia Rebound, Vuitton Surge During a conference call, analysts were told about strong potential for luggage maker Rimowa.

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    Rumors of ‘Black Friday’ Yeezy Sneakers Bubble Up, As Photos Surface Online – WWD

    wwd.com 10 Oct '16, 10pm

    Kanye West could be releasing three new colorways for his the Adidas Yeezy 350 Boost on Black Friday. Rumors surrounding this release aren’t new, but now there is photographic evidence that could confirm the shoes, which feature a black base with bronze, red and green stripes on the s...

  • Anya Hindmarch Opens Additional Stores in Asia

    Anya Hindmarch Opens Additional Stores in Asia – WWD

    wwd.com 07 Oct '16, 5pm

    LANDMARK LANDING: Anya Hindmarch is planting more flags in Asia, with plans to open a store in The Landmark in Hong Kong on Oct. 15. It is her second store in the Chinese city, with the first located in Causeway Bay. The 350-square feet store will reflect the designer’s “Do Computers ...

  • Spring 2017 Men’s Accessories: Sneakers – WWD

    wwd.com 05 Oct '16, 9pm

    Spring 2017 Men’s Accessories: Sneakers The cult phenomenon of sneakers continues to dominate the men's wear market. Here are some of this season's designer sneakers.

  • 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.