OTB BANS DISPOSABLE PLASTIC BOTTLES THROUGHOUT GROUP COMPANIES

SAY NO MORE: OTB is forgoing disposable plastic bottles. The initiative will affect 2,500 employees in Italy and over the next few...

UMBRO, KINFOLK COLLABORATE ON RIO-THEMED CAPSULE

Umbro has teamed with Kinfolk, a streetwear label and retailer based in Brooklyn, on an ath-leisure-based collection inspired by the...

 
 
 

PHILIPP PLEIN DESIGNS OFF-FIELD UNIFORMS FOR A.C. MONZA SOCCER TEAM

Once again Philipp Plein is set to reinforce its bond with the sports world as the official partner of Italian soccer team A.C. Monza. Under...

CHRISTIAN WIJNANTS MEN'S SPRING 2020

Christian Wijnants is not the first fashion designer to consider work from Henry Taylor - the Los Angeles-based painter has captured...

 
 
 

RETAILERS PUSH SUSTAINABILITY - VIA PRODUCTS AND EDUCATION

Fresh off a tour of European brands and retailers, Jane Hali, chief executive officer of Jane Hali & Associates LLC, found sustainability...

ON THE PLUS SIDE, OFFERINGS EXPAND AND FURTHER GROWTH SEEN

Plus-size shoppers are beginning to see positive changes in their market options, and the trend is likely to continue. According to...

 
 
 

JEWELRY DOMINATES RANKING OF MOST EXPENSIVE PLAS

PRICEY GOODS: Digital marketing platform provider SEMrush conducted an analysis for WWD of the most expensive fashion items in “PLAs,”...

ARMANI BEAUTY TO BE MAIN SPONSOR OF UPCOMING VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

MILAN - Armani Beauty will be the main sponsor of the upcoming Venice International Film Festival, running Aug. 28 to Sept. 7. This...

 
 
 

BLUEGEM SELLS LIBERTY TO CONSORTIUM LED BY GLENDOWER CAPITAL

LONDON - Liberty's private equity owner Bluegem has offloaded its stake in the London specialty store in a deal valued at 300 million...

RACHEL LEE HOVNANIAN STAGES FIRST SOLO MUSEUM EXHIBIT IN ITALY

SERAVEZZA, Italy - Technology's overpowering reach into our daily lives and equal opportunities for women are hot topics of the moment,...

 
 
 

INFLUENCE PEDDLER: REUBEN DE MAID, THE 14-YEAR-OLD YOUTUBER CHANGING BEAUTY NORMS

It's not often that a parent encourages her child to join social media, but for Reuben de Maid, a little prompt from his mother went...

FENTY BEAUTY BY RIHANNA IS ASIA BOUND

EASTWARD BOUND: Fenty Beauty by Rihanna is poised to launch in Asia in September, according to the brand's Instagram feed. On Friday,...

 
 
 

11 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT THE SPACE SUIT - AND THE INNOVATIONS IT LATER SPAWNED

Well before Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped foot on the moon, they donned the space suit. Here, WWD looks...

WHY IT'S TIME FOR RETAILERS TO ‘SATISFY SHOPPERS'

While the most recent data on retail sales shows the trade war with China has not yet made an impact on consumer spending, traditional...

 
 
 

ON THE MOON LANDING AND SPACE TRAVEL

Before cell phones, before texting and TV that streams, the world had a mass date with its television sets. On July 16, 1969, Apollo...

ALL ABOUT THE JOURNEY: DUNDAS LINKS INSTAGRAM SHOP TO NEW BRAND SITE

LONDON - Dundas is breaking into e-commerce with twin prongs, setting up a brand site coupled with a shoppable feed on Instagram, both...

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: AITOR THROUP ANNOUNCES UPCOMING NEW MEN'S LABEL

Aitor Throup is gearing up to debut a men's wear label, WWD has learned. The Buenos Aires-born and Burnley, England-raised designer,...

THE BRITISH BEAUTY COUNCIL QUANTIFIES THE VALUE OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY IN ITS LATEST REPORT

LONDON - In the U.K., beauty means business, according to a report set to be released this month by the newly formed British Beauty...

 
 
 

PREPARING AND DRESSING APOLLO 11'S CREW FOR THE NEW FRONTIER

Along with the American flag that he planted in the moon's surface, Neil Armstrong's space suit is emblematic of what until then had...

ORCHARD MILE STARTS REWARDING CUSTOMERS

Jennie Baik, cofounder and chief executive officer of Orchard Mile, often chooses the road less traveled, as in the case of the pop-up...

 
 
 



Trump Called Swedish Prime Minister Over ASAP Rocky Arrest

Trump Called Swedish Prime Minister Over ASAP Rocky Arrest

The White House has already made it known that they were getting involved with rapper A$AP Rocky's case in Sweden, but now President Donald Trump has announced he is personally... Read more ...

Brockhampton's new album gets an August release date

Brockhampton's new album gets an August release date

Good news: the new Brockhampton album is slated for an August release, according to a new Instagram post that also confirms its title: Ginger. Read more ...

Experience NASA's Archives in 'NASA - Past and Present Dreams of the Future'...

Experience NASA's Archives in 'NASA - Past and Present Dreams of the Future' Photobook

Fifty years after the Apollo 11 launched, British photographer Benedict Redgrove releases his nine-year-long photo project in a book titled NASA - Past and Present Dreams of... Read more ...

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Best items and biggest savings

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Best items and biggest savings

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019 is here. The pre-season sale - offering discounts on fall items before they're officially available - is also the department store's... Read more ...

‘Teen Mom 2' Star Kailyn Lowry Stuns in a Bikini While Boating in Hawaii...

‘Teen Mom 2' Star Kailyn Lowry Stuns in a Bikini While Boating in Hawaii With Her Kiddos

A sweet mommy moment coupled with a stunning bikini photo... what could be better than that?! On July 17, Kailyn Lowry took to Instagram to share a photo of herself and youngest... Read more ...

Hammock Celebrated Miami Swim Week at Casa Tua's Private Club

Hammock Celebrated Miami Swim Week at Casa Tua's Private Club

Hammock Celebrated Miami Swim Week at Casa Tua's Private Club Represented by The Riviere Agency. Casa Tua's private club played host to fashion elite on Saturday, July 14, 2019... Read more ...

Kristen Bell And Lin-Manuel Miranda's Celebrity Meet Cute Is So Pure

Kristen Bell And Lin-Manuel Miranda's Celebrity Meet Cute Is So Pure

The two crossed paths at San Diego Comic-Con and we'll never be the same. Read more ...

Australian Group Show Takes Over the Miami Heat

Australian Group Show Takes Over the Miami Heat

Australian Group Show Takes Over the Miami Heat Represented by The Riviere Agency. Australian Group show turned up the heat as the sun went down over The Miami Setai Hotel. The... Read more ...

A Look Inside the Manual Photo Lab Pop-Up in New York City

A Look Inside the Manual Photo Lab Pop-Up in New York City

NYC-based Manual is a new photo company that aims to inspire budding creatives to capture film photography across the globe. The collective has also done collaborations with... Read more ...

Jaws, Fear, Blood: Shark Attack Survivor Recalls Near-Death Experience While...

Jaws, Fear, Blood: Shark Attack Survivor Recalls Near-Death Experience While Surfing

In 2005, Sonoma County Coast woman Megan Halavais was surfing on Salmon Creek Beach with friends when a great white shark came, seemingly out of nowhere, and attacked her. “I... Read more ...