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Virgil Abloh Speaks Out About Louis Vuitton Michael Jackson-Inspired Collection

Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton's artistic director of menswear, has not been shy about the impact Michael Jackson has had on his life and his designs. In a new profile for The New Yorker, after writer Doreen St. Felix points out the poor timing of Abloh's adulation. Now Abloh has spoken out to belatedly condemn the widespread allegations that Jackson sexually abused young boys — including Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the subjects of HBO's shocking, talked-about new documentary Leaving Neverla...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, Kanye West, Paris, Broadway, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Michael, Quincy Jones, Louis Vuitton, King of Pop, Wade Robson, WWD, Vuitton


The One Thing You Never Noticed About Elizabeth Holmes' Look

Between not one, but two upcoming documentaries, the podcast The Dropout, and Jennifer Lawrence’s next movie, an adaptation of the bestselling book about her rise and fall, the entire world can't stop talking about Elizabeth Holmes.Many questions have been posed about the woman behind the once-famed, now-infamous biotech company Theranos — including why she always wears that turtleneck, why she really talks like that, and her dog Balto's well-being. But just as important to her image as the Ste...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, France, New York City, Cher, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Colton, Michael Christian, Orly, WWD, Larry Busacca Getty, Yonkers New York


Kimora Lee Simmons Says She’s Relaunching Baby Phat This Spring

Kimora Lee Simmons announced Friday (Mar. 8), which is International Women’s Day, that she has personally re-purchased her iconic Baby Phat brand from an undisclosed company and will relaunch the label sometime this year, hopefully by spring.“We had to hunt around for it,” she told WWD. “[…] It’s perfect timing for this. Over the past several years, we realized the brand resonates with people and lives deep in their souls.”Kimora Lee Simmons Leissner founded Baby Phat 20 years ago as a womenswea...
Tags: Business, Fashion, Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Baby Phat, Kimora Lee Simmons, WWD, Leissner, Kimora Lee Simmons Leissner, Russell Simmons Baby Phat, Kellwood Apparel, Baby Phat rhinestone T


Zendaya & Grace Jones Officially Shut Down Paris Fashion Week

Black girl magic was in high supply at Paris Fashion Week thanks to Zendaya.The actress and singer added fashion designer to her growing (and quite frankly, glowing) résumé, with the launch of her collection with Tommy Hilfiger. Brought to life under the direction of the Zendaya and her stylist, Law Roach, the show was inspired by the 1973 Battle of Versailles show, which put American fashion on the global map.The show kicked off with a disco dance party before Black models of all sizes, ages, ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Grace Jones, Tommy Hilfiger, Beverly Johnson, Jones, Zendaya, Disney Channel, Paris Fashion Week, Versailles, Tommy, Sledge, WWD, Pat Cleveland, Kail


North West Wore Trendy Neon Eyeliner, So I'm Officially Taking Notes From a 5-Year-Old

North West just landed her first-ever magazine cover. (Yes, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 5-year-old daughter - that North West.) The celebrity child is starring in WWD's Beauty Inc. issue, which explores Generation Z and Alpha's inevitable effect on the beauty industry. Generation Z is typically defined by people born between 1995 and 2009, while Generation Alphas are those born after 2010. Born in 2013, West represents the future of beauty consumers, the publication asserts. In the playful e...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Covers, West, Beauty, North West, Kendall Jenner, Kardashian, WWD, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Makeup, Beauty Inc, Celebrity Kids, Mary Phillips, Chris Appleton


North West, 5, Just Crossed A MAJOR Fashion Milestone Off Her List

"All she wanted was nachos on set," Kardashian said of North's WWD shoot.
Tags: News, Kardashian, WWD


Lee Radziwill, Fashion Icon & Younger Sister Of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Is Dead At 85

The fashion world mourns after learning that style icon Lee Radziwill died on Friday at the age of 85, WWD reports.Radziwill was born Caroline Lee Bouvier on March 3, 1933 in Southampton, NY, to stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III and socialite Janet Norton Lee. She was the younger sister of former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. WWD described Radziwill as “the pretty one” growing up while Onassis was considered “the smart one.” Nonetheless, the sisters were extremely close and in her me...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, United States, Footloose, John F Kennedy, Jackie, Ross, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Southampton NY, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, WWD, Alessandro Michele, Onassis, Radziwill, Lee Radziwill


Victoria Beckham drops exotic skins from fashion collections

Victoria Beckham is the latest fashion designer to turn her back on the use of exotic skins. The British creative's eponymous fashion empire has announced it will no longer use exotic skins in its collections, beginning with its upcoming Fall 2019 range, WWD reports. "As a business, we have been looking to action the use of more ethically sourced products that have less environmental impact for some time," a brand spokesperson told the publication.
Tags: News, Victoria Beckham, WWD


Tyra Banks Is Creating An Inclusive Fantasy Modeling World Theme Park

Good news if you can recite the words to Life Size and read Tyra Banks' iconic memoir, Modelland, you will soon be able to live out your modeling fantasies. On Tuesday, WWD announced Banks is opening a 21,000-square-foot, ticketed theme park at the Santa Monica shopping mall in 2019. The park will aim to "let visitors be the dream version of themselves, through interactive entertainment, curated retail and user generated content," they can upload to social media, of course.Banks stressed to WWD...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Banks, Disneyland, Santa Monica, Victoria Secret Angel, WWD, Tom Schwartz, Modelland


Deciem Founder Brandon Truaxe Is Dead At 40

Brandon Truaxe, the founder and former CEO of Deciem, has died, WWD reports. He was 40 years old. No additional details have been made available at press time. Refinery29 has reached out to Deciem for comment.Supporters have taken to Truaxe's most recent Instagram posts to send messages of support as they process his passing.Truaxe founded Deciem in 2013 but was ousted as its CEO in October 2018 after posting a series of troubling videos on the brand’s Instagram page over the course of the year...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Kendall Jenner, Estee Lauder, Vox, Brandon, WWD, Leonard Lauder, Andrew Ross, Deciem, Kilner, Brandon Truaxe, Truaxe, Avestan, Nicola Kilner


Henri Bendel Is Officially Closed (For Good)

Update: It's a sad day at 714 5th Avenue — and at HenriBendel.com. Effective 12pm EST, Henri Bendel has officially shuttered its website, in addition to permanently closing its New York doors yesterday, at 5pm.In a press release sent by Bendel, the brand thanked its customers for their longtime support. "Henri Bendel has seen an outpouring of love from long-time fans of the brand since its announcement in September that the company would be closing. The brand thanks all the loyal customers who ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, New York City, Andy Warhol, Victoria, Louisiana, Saks Fifth Avenue, Ted Baker, Bergdorf Goodman, Coco Chanel, L Brands, Henri Bendel, WWD, Leslie Wexner, Bendel


Rihanna Is Rumored To Be Launching A Fashion House With LVMH

Stop everything you're doing and prepare yourself because Queen Rihanna's next launch is going to be something a little bit bigger than just Fenty-branded sunglasses.WWD is reporting that according to multiple sources, the mogul is working with French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton to launch a luxury house under her name. It would be the first time LVMH has launched a brand new label since Christian Lacroix in 1987. No word on an official launch date, but perhaps that's wh...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Rihanna, Puma, Celine, Lvmh, Louis Vuitton, Versailles, Fenty, WWD, Christian Lacroix, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Fenty Beauty, Fenty X Savage, WWD Rihanna, EverIndya Moore


Celine To Show At Men's Paris Fashion Week In January

In September, Hedi Slimane presented his first offering as Celine's new artistic, creative, and image director to mixed reviews. Not content with dominating the conversation in womenswear, the designer now has his eye on menswear. WWD is reporting the French fashion house will show during Men's Fashion Week Paris this January. Slimane (formerly of Dior Homme and YSL) showed a few select menswear items during his debut show during Paris Fashion Week, alongside this women's collection of leather ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Paris, Ralph Lauren, Stella Mccartney, Celine, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Hedi Slimane, WWD, Slimane, Men s Paris Fashion Week, Givenchy Balenciaga Gucci Maison Margila, LVMH Celine


Queen Elizabeth Just Made Ralph Lauren A Knight

Now we have concrete proof Queen Elizabeth II knows the power of fashion. Earlier this summer, we speculated the meaning behind the brooches Princes William and Harry's grandmother wore during Donald Trump's visit to London — shade! — and what message she was sending by wearing that hat to the Royal Wedding. But now we know that Her Royal Highness doesn't just view fashion as a way to have fun with us commoners.On Wednesday, WWD reported HRH named Ralph Lauren an Honorary Knight Commander of t...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Harry, Ralph Lauren, William, North America, Anna Wintour, Donald Trump, Melinda Gates, Elizabeth Ii, Elizabeth, George H W Bush, Lauren, Phillipson, WWD


Fashion Nova Is Selling A $45 Replica Of Meghan Markle’s Reception Dress

Fashion Nova is finally cashing in on Meghan Markle. Right now, the fast-fashion e-tailer is selling a version of the Stella McCartney gown Markle wore to the reception after her Royal Wedding to Prince Harry. You know, the sleek halter gown with an open back that took our breath away after the brand-new Duchess of Sussex changed out of her Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy gown.Markle debuted the second look as she and new husband Harry departed Windsor Castle for their reception, hosted by Pr...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Prince Charles, Diana, Jaguar, Harry, Stella Mccartney, Sussex, Givenchy, Elizabeth, Cardi, CFDA, Markle, Windsor Castle, MEGHAN MARKLE, WWD


Olivier Rousteing Is Bringing Couture Back To Balmain

Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing has been incredibly transparent about wanting to bring fashion to the masses. In fact, he's structuring his entire business around it. Rousteing — one of three Black men to ever helm a major fashion house — has made good on his promise of promoting inclusivity by helping Black actresses challenge racism at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year and designing Beyoncé’s iconic Coachella costumes. In September, Rousteing introduced a next level arm...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Vogue, Cannes film festival, Asos, Balmain, Olivier Rousteing, Rousteing, WWD, Pierre Balmain, LaQuan Smith, TeesFirst Phoebe Philo Appearance Post, Christoph Decarnin Rousteing


Deciem Stores to Reopen as Founder Is Ousted

After a week of uncertainty, Deciem stores will reopen and Brandon Truaxe will be stepping down from his co-chief executive role. The company, best known for its skincare line The Ordinary, had been experiencing trouble after Truaxe announced via a now-removed Instagram that the stores would be temporarily shut down and accused the company of criminal activity. Minority investor Estée Lauder asked a judge to have Truaxe removed from the Deciem board of directors and replaced by co-CEO Nicola Ki...
Tags: Instagram, Beauty, Pwc, Estee Lauder, Skin Care, Minority, Ontario Superior Court, WWD, Beauty News, Deciem, Brandon Truaxe, Truaxe, The Ordinary, Nicola Kilner, Michael Penny, Deciem Stores


Delpozo Creative Director Josep Font Is Stepping Down

Two seasons ago, he brought the brand to London. Now, he's saying goodbye for good. After six years at the helm of Delpozo, creative director Josep Font has announced he is stepping down, WWD reports.Delpozo, which Spanish couturier Jesus del Pozo opened in 1974, relaunched in 2012 after it was acquired by Grupo Perfumes y Diseño following del Pozo's death in 2011. Font, who was tasked with revitalizing the brand, made it a staple of New York Fashion Week (he told Elle magazine in 2014 that “Ne...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, London, Kate Middleton, Jesus, Elle, Melania Trump, New York Fashion Week, Josep, Pozo, WWD, Delpozo, Josep Font, Grupo Perfumes, Alexis Bledel Kerry Washington Greta Gerwig


After 123 Years, Henri Bendel Is Closing

Sorry, #bendelgirls. After 123 years in business, the beloved Henri Bendel is closing shop. On Thursday, its owner L Brands announced it will be shutting down all 23 Henri Bendel stores, including the 714 5th Avenue flagship in New York City, and its e-commerce site by January 2019. (New merchandise, however, will continue to be sold through the holiday season.)The decision comes after a conclusion that it essentially costs more to keep Bendel alive than to just pull the plug. A recent revenue ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Andy Warhol, Victoria, Louisiana, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Coco Chanel, L Brands, Henri Bendel, WWD, Leslie Wexner, Bendel, GreenIvanka Trump


Nina Ricci Has Hired Two New Creative Directors

Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh, the design duo behind buzzy Dutch menswear label Botter, have been named the new artistic directors of Nina Ricci, WWD reports. The two will replace Guillaume Henry, who left the company in March after three years (yes, the three-year curse is alive and well). Botter and Herrebrugh will be relocating from Antwerp to Paris and will present their first collection (pre-fall 2019) for the French fashion house later this year. Their first runway show will be fall ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, France, Kanye West, Paris, Amsterdam, Burberry, Celine, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Curacao, Hedi Slimane, Antwerp, Nina Ricci, Paco Rabanne, WWD


11 Makeup Brands That Are Totally Cruelty-Free

When news of Estée Lauder’s acquisition of Too Faced broke, some of us couldn’t help but marvel at the $1.45-billion price tag. (It's the most expensive buy to date from the company, after all.) However, others worried about the brand’s widely appreciated cruelty-free status: Would it remain intact under the Estée umbrella?Too Faced cofounder Jerrod Blandino put the concern to rest, immediately telling WWD, “We will not be animal testing, we will not be going into China, we will not be made to ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, China, Eu, Gmo, Amsterdam, Fda, Estee Lauder, Peta, WWD, Rose Marie Swift, Cover FX, Jerrod Blandino, PUR, Urban Decay Urban, Markwins International


Target’s San Francisco IoT Retail Lab Celebrates Women in Tech

Last year Target rebooted its Open House smart home concept in San Francisco as an Internet of Things-enabled high tech hub to showcase and explore how technology is changing the way we live. It’s still going strong, having just celebrated its third anniversary earlier this month. Today, #TargetOpenHouse celebrates three years of bringing you the latest in #smartdevice innovation and events! Thank you for your support and joining us to discover new smart products that make life easier and more...
Tags: Fashion, Design, Technology, Instagram, Women, Uncategorized, Advertising, San Francisco, Diversity, Wearable Tech, House, Innovation, Retail, Silicon Valley, Iot, Smart Home


Is the Tommy Hilfiger Xplore Smart Clothing Line a Smart Idea?

While Levi’s offers a smart jean jacket in partnership with Google, Tommy Hilfiger is taking wearable tech to a new level with the designer’s new Tommy Jeans Xplore line. The tagline: “Connect. Xplore. Score.” Bringing gaming to fashion, each piece in the collection is embedded with a smart chip that tracks how often it’s worn and incentivizes the wearer with rewards. The more you wear the garment, the bigger the reward, from concert tickets or access to an exclusive Tommy event. Each garment c...
Tags: Fashion, New York, Technology, Uncategorized, Advertising, Wearable Tech, Apparel, Gamification, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi, Tommy, WWD, Fashion tech, Fashiontech, Awear Solutions, Tommy Jeans Xplore


How Fashion Nova Became Instagram's Most Popular Brand

Cardi B isn’t the only one choosing to wear Fashion Nova over big name designers. On Wednesday, InfluencerDB — a marketing software company that highlights the best performing brands and influencer marketing campaigns on Instagram — released findings that showed that more users engage with Fashion Nova on the social media platform than Zara, H&M, Revolve, Puma, Calvin Klein, LiketoKnow.it, and KKW Beauty (which, according to the company, are Instagram's best performing brands).InfluencerDB used...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Linkedin, New York Times, EMV, Nielsen, Zara, Coke, Forbes, McDonald, Mills, Cardi, Phuket Thailand, Nielson, WWD


Now We Know Why Kim Kardashian Has Been Wearing So Much Fendi

CFDA Influencer of the Year Kim Kardashian’s husband Kanye West may have admitted he didn’t do shit when he and Virgil Abloh interned at Fendi, but his wife sure is making the Italian fashion house part of the family business. Kardashian, her mother, Kris Jenner, and her daughter, North West, are starring in the second chapter of the brand's #MeandMyPeekaboo campaign — the first launched in April for the 10th anniversary of the Peekaboo bag — with photos and a video (scored by West’s “Love Lock...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, West, North West, Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Ewan McGregor, Fendi, Jessica, CFDA, Kardashian Jenner, WWD, Virgil Abloh, Clara McGregor


So This Is Why Kim Kardashian Has Been Wearing So Much Fendi

CFDA Influencer of the Year Kim Kardashian’s husband Kanye West may have admitted he didn’t do shit when he and Virgil Abloh interned at Fendi, but his wife sure is making the Italian fashion house part of the family business. Kardashian, her mother, Kris Jenner, and her daughter, North West, are starring in the second chapter of the brand's #MeandMyPeekaboo campaign — the first launched in April for the 10th anniversary of the Peekaboo bag — with photos and a video (scored by West’s “Love Lock...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, West, North West, Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Ewan McGregor, Fendi, Jessica, CFDA, WWD, Virgil Abloh, Clara McGregor, Silvia Venturini Fendi


Kate Walsh’s Boyfriend Perfume is Back and I’m Stroking The Eff Out

I stalk Kate Walsh’s Boyfriend Perfume website like its my joy. I mean, it’s still up, and I still like looking at the pretty promotional images of Kate’s wonderful Boyfriend perfume but I torture myself since it isn’t available to buy and hasn’t been available for a long time. In 2012, Kate released her first ever perfume simply entitled Boyfriend but the scent itself was anything but simple. It was a scent that was inspired by that warm, cozy feeling you get when you wear your boyfriend’s...
Tags: Beauty, Kate, Fragrance, Boyfriend, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer, Kate Walsh, WWD, OdorIllamasqua Freak Eau de Parfum Review


A Tribute to Kate Spade, an Iconic Designer Gone Too Soon

Among the many, many tributes to Kate Spade, the founder of the eponymous brand who died Tuesday in New York in an apparent suicide, fellow fashion designer Liz Lange noted her graciousness: “Devastated by this news. My heart goes out to Andy and to Kate’s entire family. This sounds cliched but in her case was really true: she was truly as beautiful on the inside as on the out. I worshipped the brand she built at such a young age and will never forget her kindness to me when I was first startin...
Tags: Fashion, New York, Design, Legal, Ebay, Uncategorized, Advertising, Obituaries, Wes Anderson, Kate Spade, Kate, Coach, St Louis, Founders, Valentine, Andy


Meghan Markle's Reception Look Was Full Of Hidden Meanings

Before the world even had a chance to recover from the gorgeousness of Meghan Markle ’s first elegant wedding dress, the new Duchess of Sussex stunned in a second reception look that had plenty of meaning and charm.The second gown, a silky, sleek halter with an open back was designed by British designer Stella McCartney, daughter of rock ‘n’ roll legend Sir Paul McCartney, who, funny enough, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1997. Stella McCartney recently shared the original sketch of the ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Wales, Paul Mccartney, Diana, Jaguar, Prince Harry, Harry, Stella Mccartney, Mccartney, Sussex, Elizabeth Ii, Kensington Palace, Windsor, Elizabeth


Sephora Is Making It Super Easy to Buy Clean Beauty Products

Quick question: do the folks at Sephora ever sleep? Between debuting a massive new Summer collection and offering (free) pore-sucking facials, the megaretailer just announced an initiative that will help shoppers learn about clean beauty products. As WWD reports, Sephora will launch Clean at Sephora, which will make it super easy to buy items free of yucky, harmful chemicals such as SLS, SLES, parabens, formaldehyde, and phthalates. Starting on June 1, there will be both an online and in-store...
Tags: Makeup, Beauty, Capitol Hill, Kourtney Kardashian, Sephora, Lee, Patrick, WWD, Beauty News, Beauty Shopping, Neiman Marcus Barneys, Beauty Produts, Clean Beauty, Lilah B This, Artemis Patrick