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  • Donna Karan faces backlash for her Harvey Weinstein comments

    Donna Karan faces backlash for her Harvey Weinstein comments

    The fashion industry has become enmeshed in the Harvey Weinstein scandal — thanks to Donna Karan. Following comments the designer made Sunday night that seemed to support Weinstein — and which she later retracted — celebrities immediately criticized Karan, with some calling for a boycott of her...

  • Boy Meets Girl teams up with Macy’s to offer 10-piece athleisure collection

    Boy Meets Girl teams up with Macy’s to offer 10-piece athleisure collection

    Boy Meets Girl is spreading its wings. The young contemporary brand has partnered with Macy’s for a 10-piece athleisure collection, including bomber jackets, women’s hoodies, sweats, sweatshirts, and tees, that hits stores and online this week. Retail prices range from $39 to $69. Some of the T-shirts...

  • Virgil Abloh, Ikea’s Henrik Most on fashioning good home design

    Virgil Abloh, Ikea’s Henrik Most on fashioning good home design

    It started with a bag and now one of the fashion industry’s hottest names in streetwear will merge with the company that’s democratized home design. Ikea and Off-White founder and creative director Virgil Abloh created buzz in the summer when it was confirmed the two would work together on a home...

  • Toms hires Trovata co-founder John Whitledge as creative director

    Toms hires Trovata co-founder John Whitledge as creative director

    Toms has hired John Whitledge as creative director. The give-back brand — founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie with a singular shoe style — will look to expand its aesthetic repertoire beyond the Whole Foods and hiking set. Whitledge, co-founder of the Trovata fashion brand, which won the CFDA/Vogue...

  • Riccardo Tisci collaborates with Nike on basketball collection, sneakers

    Riccardo Tisci collaborates with Nike on basketball collection, sneakers

    Riccardo Tisci took a break from his break to work with Nike on a new basketball-inspired collection. “I’ve been on holiday, on sabbatical,” the designer told WWD at a special influencer event last month where his collection with the athletic giant was revealed under embargo to select members of...

  • Photographer Lloyd Pursall reminds us that L.A. is a city of dreamers

    Photographer Lloyd Pursall reminds us that L.A. is a city of dreamers

    Lloyd Pursall began dabbling in film and photography at a young age in Britain, but the 26-year-old didn’t fully hit his stride until the rise of social media. Pursall honed his craft at the London College of Fashion, where he studied fashion photography. In 2015, he landed in L.A., a place he...

  • Rag & Bone starts denim recycling program at specialty stores nationwide

    Rag & Bone starts denim recycling program at specialty stores nationwide

    Rag & Bone is partnering with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green program by launching a denim recycling campaign. It will be introduced in Rag & Bone’s specialty stores on Tuesday. Customers can bring in unwanted denim jeans so that they may be repurposed. Since 2006, the Blue Jeans Go Green...

  • Alexa Chung presents '80s-inspired Prom Gone Wrong collection

    Alexa Chung presents '80s-inspired Prom Gone Wrong collection

    Fog machines, a live band playing cheesy Eighties hits against a gold metallic fringe curtain marked with “Class of 2017,” with one wonky S hanging down. A bunch of kids slow dancing surrounded by knocked-over chairs, an explosion of glitter and confetti, and pastel party balloons stuck to the...

  • Natalie Portman, Rashida Jones, Gina Rodriguez attend L.A. Dance Project gala

    Natalie Portman, Rashida Jones, Gina Rodriguez attend L.A. Dance Project gala

    To mark its Los Angeles homecoming, the L.A. Dance Project unveiled its new performance space to the public at its annual gala on Saturday night. The affair brought out director and cofounder Benjamin Millepied and his closest collaborators and friends, including wife Natalie Portman, Rashida Jones,...

  • Nordstrom's newest store aims for a personal touch — and no clothing racks

    Nordstrom's newest store aims for a personal touch — and no clothing racks

    The latest addition to the Nordstrom roster looks nothing like a department store and more like an exclusive boutique crossed with a hipster coffee and juice bar. At Nordstrom Local, a 3,000-square-foot, ivy-covered shop on Melrose Place in the Beverly Grove neighborhood, customers can meet with...

  • Here are the best shoes from Paris Fashion Week for spring 2018

    Here are the best shoes from Paris Fashion Week for spring 2018

    A high octane, high-heeled show from an all-male dance troop at Brian Atwood’s ‘Paris is Burning’ event at the Hôtel de Crillon figured among the highlights in a jam-packed week of accessories presentations at Paris Fashion Week. In today’s doomsday times, the event captured a collective desire...

  • Forget the jeans you wear on casual Fridays. It's all about dressing up for work

    Forget the jeans you wear on casual Fridays. It's all about dressing up for work

    Skip the jeans and T-shirts for work. This fall it's all about dressing up in the season's top trends including burgundy and various prints.

  • It's a real family affair for couple behind luxury skin-care line Retrouvé

    It's a real family affair for couple behind luxury skin-care line Retrouvé

    Sitting down to talk skin care, Jami Morse Heidegger, whose family once owned beauty brand Kiehl’s, first apologized for the man-cave décor — rustic leather sofas and husband and business partner Klaus Heidegger’s John Wayne posters — at the couple’s sprawling 25-acre Malibu ranch, where tangles...

  • Chanel fetes new Code Coco watch in Paris

    Chanel fetes new Code Coco watch in Paris

    A cosmopolitan crowd decked out in Chanel rolled into the Marais in Paris to celebrate the label’s new Code Coco watch. A brief trek across cobblestones brought guests to a modern space in an imposing historic building, decorated with photos and screens projecting black and white images of women...

  • Rag & Bone designs costumes for American Ballet Theatre

    Rag & Bone designs costumes for American Ballet Theatre

    Rag & Bone is dipping a toe into the world of dance. The sportswear label, helmed by Marcus Wainwright, has teamed with choreographer Benjamin Millepied to wardrobe two new works for the American Ballet Theatre’s fall 2017 season. Millepied, founder of L.A. Dance Project and formerly director of...

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