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Check, pleats and sporty comfort from Stella McCartney in Paris

A model presents a creation by British designer Stella McCartney as part of her Spring/Summer 2016 women's ready-to-wear fashion show in ParisKnown for mixing luxury and sport, designer Stella McCartney showed off bright summer dresses with polo shirt collars in a colorful offering for women's wardrobes next spring. Under the gilded chandeliers of Paris' Opera Garnier, the Briton sent out models in long dresses and skirts decorated in white and red, green or black check, as well as jaunty stripes. McCartney also presented asymmetric pleated tops and skirts combinations, and dresses in contrasting colors for the spring/summer 2016 collection, shown on Monday as part of Paris Fashion Week.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 4:53 pm

Playful color at Stella McCartney, Leonard and more

Stella McCartneyStella McCartney set the tone with a breezy collection of slouchy sportswear separates in bright, primary checks of red, yellow and green. Trapeze dresses that cascaded to the knee were split into two or three different tiers of multicolored, pleated fabric.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 3:35 pm

Fun, colorful designs prevail at Bogota Fashion Week

Emerging designers took center stage at Bogota Fashion Week at the weekend, with fun, colorful as well as traditionally-inspired designs showcased on the catwalks in the Colombian capital. Designer Gio Dominguez presented beach wear colored in a range of pastels and worn with various accessories such as baseball caps. Meanwhile Cielo Rodriguez used Colombian materials for her collection — a modern take on the traditional styles, fabrics and colors of the country’s indigenous communities. Designer Pamela Duque dressed models in long, flowing dresses as well as floor-sweeping skirts.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 3:07 pm

From nudity to origami, Paris Fashion Week has it all

A model wears a creation for Celine's Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection, presented during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris, Sunday Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)PARIS (AP) — From exposed breasts to Japanese origami to the ration-era Forties, Sunday's installment of VIP-filled Paris Fashion Week had it all. Here are the spring-summer 2016 collection highlights.

Posted on 4 October 2015 @ 4:26 pm

Does Ralph Lauren Poaching Old Navy’s President Mean Disaster for Gap?

Does Ralph Lauren Poaching Old Navy’s President Mean Disaster for Gap?A look at the potential future of Gap Inc without Old Navy’s President Stefan Larsson.

Posted on 4 October 2015 @ 3:39 pm

Dior’s floral extravanganza wows Paris fashion week

Models present creations for Christian Dior during the 2016 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on October 2, 2015 in ParisDesigner Raf Simons paid homage to Christian Dior's legendary love of flowers creating a mountain of 400,000 delphiniums in the heart of Paris, the centrepiece of a stunning setting to show the house's collection on Friday. "I wanted the collection to have a certain purity," Simons said in a statement. Pastel shades abounded and the models — led by house favourite Sodia Mechetner — had minimum make-up in line with Simons avowed objective of purity.

Posted on 2 October 2015 @ 7:58 pm

Hot from the oven: Issey Miyake bakes pleats for next spring

Known for its pursuit of new technology to make clothes, fashion label Issey Miyake presented a new take on its staple pleats on Friday with colorful three-dimensional outfits made with fabric baked in the oven — just like bread. Speaking backstage at the spring/summer 2016 Paris Fashion Week show, designer Yoshiyuki Miyamae said the fashion house used an innovative process to make folds and pleats: “baked stretch” which gives fabric a new form and softer texture. The high temperature makes the glue mold the pleat into the material.

Posted on 2 October 2015 @ 5:43 pm

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Bombay Electric Bows at Selfridges With Temporary Store

Mumbai-based retailer takes first steps out of India.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 4:51 pm

New Yorkers Outnumber Brits at BAFTA Cocktail

The cocktail celebrated British involvement with the New York Film Festival.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 4:46 pm

No Spending Boost From China’s Double Holiday

Retailers in Hong Kong continued to suffer from a lack of Chinese shoppers.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 4:39 pm

Patricia Field Designs Costumes for ‘Intimissimi on Ice’ Show

The ice show will take place in Verona next Friday.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 4:20 pm

M. Dumas to Open Robert Talbott Shop

This is the first East Coast location for the California-based men’s wear brand.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 4:13 pm

Accessory of the Day: Paris, Spring 2016

WWD checks out hundreds of accessories presented each day on runways and in showrooms and picks the top looks for spring.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 3:50 pm

AAFA Asks U.S. to Re-list Taobao on Counterfeit Watch List

AFFA, which represents apparel and footwear brands, charges that counterfeiting has worsened on Taobao.

Posted on 5 October 2015 @ 3:30 pm

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