Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7:03am
PARIS – The burkini may yet have its day in the French sun. France’s highest administrative court said it was against the burkini ban in Villeneuve-Loubet, one of more than 30 seaside towns that have imposed decrees against wearing the full-body swimsuits. Mayors in those towns... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 6:41am
The renovated web site dedicated to the iconic Pirelli Calendar was launched this week to offer a full behind-the-scenes experience of the upcoming edition and extra contributions on “The Cal” heritage. debuted with exclusive content, such as a brief... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 5:00am
Los Angeles-based lifestyle company Advisory Board Crystals, which launched in April with a curated collection of rock crystals and a hand-dyed shirt, has added to its first season called “What Took You So Long” with hand-screened and painted T-shirts, a hoodie and a 14-karat... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 3:39am
Riccardo Tisci is launching a new line of basics for Givenchy, and the collection will first be available exclusively at the iconic Isetan department store in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district. From Sep. 7 through 13, Givenchy Essentials will be sold at both the main Isetan store and... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1:35am
The percentage of online shoppers who use mobile payment apps in China has increased from 96 percent last year to 99 percent this year, according to new research from Nielsen. Mobile phones have eclipsed desktops and laptops as the most popular devices used for online shopping... read more
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 12:30am
Olga Vidisheva’s aha moment came following a business trip to Paris where she bought a pair of shoes that caused a sensation back home. Friends wanted a pair, but the boutique didn’t ship to the U.S. The germ of the Shoptiques idea was born. “There was this whole set of... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10:33pm
It was designer Sophie Hulme‘s first trip to Shanghai but as her car pulled up to her hotel, she could spot something very familiar in a foreign land. A woman on the street was carrying one of her designs. “It was so weird. My bags were here but I hadn’t been,” she recounted on... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
Saks Fifth Avenue is getting ready to spotlight its unique complex of four specialty stores launching in Greenwich, Conn. beginning this fall. The complex is being branded “The Saks Shops at Greenwich” and the marketing begins Sunday, WWD has learned. It’s also been learned... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 3:38pm
Tonight, up-and-coming electronic duo BC Kingdom will kick off the Music Marc concert series at the Marc Jacobs boutique in Los Angeles. The L.A.-based group consists of members Logan Eze and Zou Deon, who released their first EP last summer and will debut their latest single... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:33pm
Mario Grauso is already making his presence known at Holt Renfrew, and he’s not even coming on board until next month. On Thursday, the Canada-based retailer confirmed a market report that Steven Cook, the company’s chief merchant and senior vice president of buying and... read more