Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
JOINING THE COUTURE CROWD: De Beers Diamond Jewellers has become an official jewelry member of the Fédération Française de la Couture du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode, the jewelry house will reveal today. De Beers will make its official debut on the... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
With long, teal fingerless gloves, a miniature feathered top hat and big, blue eyes poking out from beneath a pair of oversize sunglasses, Esmeralda Seay-Reynolds made quite the entrance into WWD’s Bryant Park offices. “Today I was feeling kooky and Tim Burton-esque,” explained... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
EXITING FAÇONNABLE: Ludovic Le Gourrièrec is exiting as deputy managing director of Façonnable effective today, WWD has learned. Reached by telephone, Le Gourrièrec confirmed his departure, but declined further comment. Le Gourrièrec joined Façonnable in 2013 and spearheaded a... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
FESTIVAL FANCY: Jacquie Aiche is Coachella-bound. The jewelry designer has teamed with Gillian Rose Kern and Laura Hall of the lingerie brand For Love & Lemons on a capsule collection of festival-ready accessories. The collection consists of body chains, finger bracelets,... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
JAPONESQUE DEAL: San Francisco Equity Partners is building its beauty portfolio with the acquisition of Japonesque. Terms of the deal, which takes effect today, were not disclosed. But industry sources estimate that Japonesque generates retail sales south of $25 million.... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:01pm
BY THE BAY: In a confluence of fashion, film, technology and San Francisco society, Net-a-porter is partnering with the San Francisco Film Society’s annual Awards Night April 27, sponsoring the evening and its VIP cocktail party the weekend before the event. “The Bay Area is an... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 7:54pm
WWD photographer Steve Eichner lives to tell the tales from his 50th birthday party and after party. 42 West Club, New York 6:36 p.m.: Latex pants, harness and bullwhip. I’m channeling my inner Peter Marino as I get dressed for my 50th birthday party. The theme? “50 Shades of... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 5:20pm
Japanese publication GRIND continues it’s long and illustrious winning streak with yet another on-point editorial, this time hooking up with Tokyo motorbike enthusiasts NEIGHBORHOOD. Reluctant to stray from their tried-and-tested roots in heritage Americana, NEIGHBORHOOD... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4:40pm
adidas Originals forfeits the laces and goes with a strap on this new revamp of the ZX Flux. This ZX Flux Slip-On arrives in perfect time for the warm weather months, with laceless sneakers of course becoming a more viable option. Here we see the adi O silhouette being done up... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm
MINNIE MOUSE IN LONDON: Alongside the action at London Fashion Week’s spring shows in September, the British Fashion Council is set to support a celebration of a certain famous cartoon mouse’s style off the runway. “Minnie Style,” a photographic exhibition to be held at London... read more