Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 4:00pm
Laura Brown will perform her first official duties as editor in chief of InStyle when she hosts the second annual InStyle Awards at the Getty Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 24. The event, which will take the form of an intimate dinner, honors the industry’s top image-makers from... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 3:12pm
Furthering its efforts to break stereotypes of plus-size women, Lane Bryant will on Monday launch a fall ad campaign titled “This Body Is Made to Shine.” “With previous campaigns we’ve helped disrupt the dated and ridiculous views and depictions of the ‘perfect’ body displayed... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 3:01pm
The styling preference of choice in London was sheer overlays — dresses, tops and skirts — worn over basic silhouettes that rounded out looks and provided a nonchalant sense of cool. Sharon Wauchob’s flowy floral-embroidered slip was the perfect example of laid-back chic, while... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:59pm
For spring, designers continued to reference Victorian-era fashion but done this season with a more modern hand. At Simone Rocha, dresses came with asymmetric cuts, hints of skin, but all with a fantastical whimsy. Erdem Moralioglu sent out more traditional takes with lots of... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:58pm
NEW YORK — The term omnichannel might be wearing out, but the notion behind it — using a combination of digital savvy and retail knowhow to build a better customer experience — was alive and well and on full display at the two-day WWD Digital Forum, which wrapped up in New York... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:58pm
Designers in London proved they are not afraid to take some risks, playing with the idea of pieced-together construction. Christopher Kane proposed a paneled black dress held together by rings for a makeshift quality, while Jonathan Anderson’s tablecloth/handkerchief number... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:57pm
NEW YORK – While being honored by Fashion 4 Development Wednesday, Unilever chief executive officer Paul Polman chose to examine the corporate world’s weaknesses rather than his strengths. After Livia Firth presented him with the 2016 League of Gentlemen’s award, Polman said, “... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:42pm
E.l.f. Beauty was a hit with the public markets on Thursday. The mass-market beauty company’s stock, priced at $17 for a $141.6 million raise, closed at $26.50 on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. “We believe we have an incredible growth business here... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:30pm
Ralph Lauren Corp. has decided to fold its Denim & Supply business into one of its core power brands, Polo Ralph Lauren. Stefan Larsson, president and chief executive officer, said in an interview, “In our Way Forward Plan, one of the key pillars was to focus on the core,... read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 1:56pm
LOS ANGELES — American Apparel can’t seem to catch a break. Chief executive officer Paula Schneider, who was originally tapped to lead a turnaround at the Los Angeles-based firm, is leaving amid plans to sell all or part of the retailer. These latest developments come about... read more