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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 3:00pm
E-ZEE BAKING: He’s a fashion editor, stylist, talk show host, red-carpet analyst, author and now, efficient epicurean. On Tuesday night Joe Zee cohosted an event that, even by fashion standards, was off-beat: a cooking class at The Brooklyn Kitchen that involved two different... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 1:10pm
NAME GAME: Tyler Ellis, daughter of Perry Ellis, is changing the name of her Tyler Alexandra accessories line to Tyler Ellis — in homage to her father. The brand — which sells bags largely made of exotic skins and fur — will mark its fifth anniversary this year. “I wanted to... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:59pm
Bows add charm and look-at-me pizzazz to otherwise simple silhouettes. Designers used them in varying flourishes, from bold waist ties to neatly aligned bunches. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:14pm
MEN AT WORK: Haider Ackermann, who counts Kanye West among devotees and who only started men’s wear for spring 2014, is about to land a major men’s  post. Word has it Berluti is zeroing in on a contract to make the Paris-based designer its new creative director. He is to... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:14am
IN HER SHOES: Adieu is on a roll. The Parisian footwear brand is plotting a capsule collection with Koché, the French ready-to-wear label founded by Christelle Koché that’s known for blending streetwear references with contemporary art using the kind of upscale techniques... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00am
PHILADELPHIA — In the midst of Hillary Clinton’s roll call vote to become the Democratic nominee for president Tuesday, Glamour and Facebook pulled off a slick event that had echoes of a glossy cocktail party during New York Fashion Week. The event, which took place in Facebook... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:54am
The triathlon community is a tight-knot group and in the case of Roka, it led to a major financial infusion. The three-year-old company recently closed on a $12 million Series A-1 equity financing. Madrone Capital Partners was the lead investor, and there was also participation... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:34am
New York-based designer Ji Oh is launching e-commerce Friday. Oh, who is among the new crop of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund contestants, worked with Hugo & Marie Interactive on the site design, which features look book images of the merchandise and a mood board/collagelike... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:26am
Flora Nikrooz wants to go beyond bridal. The intimate apparel line, which was founded by Flora Nikrooz in 1982, has a new designer — Nikrooz is no longer involved in the business — and new ownership. Age Group Ltd. acquired the line in 2003, but earlier this year co-owner... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:06am
DuPont Industrial Biosciences on Wednesday revealed a collaboration with Chinese sports brand Anta in the design of uniforms for Chinese Olympic team members using DuPont Sorona, a sustainable, patented fiber made with renewable, plant-based ingredients. Sorona, which leverages... read more

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