Catherine Deneuve Stars in Roger Vivier Short Film – WWD

Catherine Deneuve in Roger Vivier’s “Duo des Chats.” Courtesy Photo CATS: To celebrate the launch of his Très Vivier shoe, fledgling Roger Vivier creative director Gherardo Felloni tapped none other than Catherine Deneuve to star in a short film launching today on the brand’s web site and social media channels.

Emporio Armani Pre-Fall 2019 – WWD

Giorgio Armani injected a young and fun vibe into his Emporio Armani collection. The lineup’s eye-catching look was conveyed through the flamboyant patchwork of jacquard motifs peppering coats, the graphic wild animal motifs printed on suits — their mannish silhouettes softened by the plush velvet fabric — as well as

Rod Manley to Exit Calvin Klein – WWD

Calvin Klein spring 2018 ad. Willy Vanderperre MOVING ON: Rod Manley, executive vice president of global communications at Calvin Klein Inc., is leaving the New York-based fashion house. It is understood Manley resigned for personal reasons, and to pursue another professional opportunity. His next move could not immediately be learned.

Norma Kamali Pre-Fall 2019 – WWD

Last season, Norma Kamali introduced her first “unofficial” men’s wear lineup into her women’s wear collections (although she’s always been a pioneer in that area); that dialogue is one that was continued for pre-fall. Kamali noted the need for a shift in the industry toward a more fluid offering. The designer

Brock Collection Pre-Fall 2019 – WWD

Kristopher Brock and Laura Vassar start each collection with fabric and the question of “What is new romance?” For pre-fall, the answer was in branching out from their signature storybook florals and finding inspiration in men’s wear, specifically plaids and tweeds. They worked with meaty, colorful yarns to create lofty

Pantone’s Color of the Year 2019: ‘Living Coral’ – WWD

SEA-WORTHY WIN: Pantone has gone with a look-on-the-bright-side shade — Living Coral — for its 2019 color of the year. In revealing the news Thursday, Pantone indicated that the choice is more than a culmination of recent color trends and is more of an indicator of a concerted cultural moment. The

Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2019 – WWD

Creative director Emily Smith’s formula for pre-fall was a little bit American southwest mixed with the work of light and space artist James Turrell, who is best known for the Roden Crater, a large-scale installation set inside a volcanic cinder cone in the Painted Desert region of Arizona. The result

Sachin & Babi Pre-Fall 2019 – WWD

Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia have found e-commerce to be invaluable insight into consumer behavior. They started offering international shipping last month and have received orders from Qatar, UAE and Australia, to name a few surprising locations. They’re known for fanciful gowns at accessible pricing, yet e-commerce has shown a demand