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Ready, set, Coachella. A look at chic spring sandals perfect for festival season

Design-wise riffs on strappy performance sandals are shaping up to be spring’s sneaker alternative of choice for men and women alike. Neoprene, webbing straps, Velcro closures and serrated rubber soles practically incite wanderlust. Just add the Volkswagen bus. A nod to designs developed by Santa...

  • Instagram is making it easier for the brands that fill your feed to fill your shopping cart too

    Instagram is making it easier for the brands that fill your feed to fill your shopping cart too

    Instagram is stepping up its shopping functionality. The company, which began testing shopping on its app with 20 brands in November, said Tuesday it’s now ready to expand the program to thousands of brands in the apparel, jewelry and beauty spaces. Jim Squires, Instagram‘s director of product...

  • & Other Stories opens an L.A. atelier

    & Other Stories opens an L.A. atelier

    H &M-owned retailer & Other Stories, which launched in 2013, is expanding its design reach to Los Angeles with the opening of its third atelier after Stockholm and Paris, on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood. Los Angeles-based designers Dakota Solt and Caity Knox head up the apparel design, which...

  • Should the fashion industry take a lesson from Kim Kardashian West?

    Should the fashion industry take a lesson from Kim Kardashian West?

    Kim Kardashian is not just everywhere online, she is the future of fashion. At least according to celebrity branding expert Jeetendr Sehdev, who argues on behalf of the publicity maven’s authenticity in his new book, “The Kim Kardashian Principle: Why Shameless Sells (and How to Do It Right),”...

  • Ryan Seacrest Distinction label to expand into sportswear category this fall

    Ryan Seacrest Distinction label to expand into sportswear category this fall

    Ryan Seacrest is going where no man has gone before — at least as it relates to Macy’s and its tailored-clothing department. For fall, the television host and entrepreneur will expand his successful Ryan Seacrest Distinction collection for the retailer by offering sportswear — or what it is calling...

  • Nike celebrates the Air Max with 12 potential ‘RevolutionAir’ designs

    Nike celebrates the Air Max with 12 potential ‘RevolutionAir’ designs

    Nike is celebrating Air Max Month in a new way. The brand tapped 12 streetwear innovators to re-create its iconic Air Max shoe — and this time next year, you’ll be able to buy the winning design. The designers, dubbed RevolutionAirs, are based all over the world, but three in particular — Sean...

  • Chloé appoints Natacha Ramsay-Levi as creative director for ready-to-wear

    Chloé appoints Natacha Ramsay-Levi as creative director for ready-to-wear

    Ending months of speculation, Chloé confirmed on Friday it has appointed Natacha Ramsay-Levi as creative director for ready-to-wear, leather goods and accessories, effective April 3. This confirms a report in WWD on Dec. 15 that the two were in talks. Ramsay-Levi, a longtime key associate of Nicolas...

  • Joyce Azria starts a new L.A. fashion label with millennial shoppers in mind

    Joyce Azria starts a new L.A. fashion label with millennial shoppers in mind

    Last month, Joyce Azria, daughter of 68-year-old Los Angeles-based designer Max Azria, introduced the millennial-targeted fashion and accessories label she founded, Avec les Filles (that’s French for “with the girls”), online and in 155 Macy’s stores. The majority of women’s pieces are priced at...

  • Meet Marni Senofonte, the stylist behind Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' looks and more

    Meet Marni Senofonte, the stylist behind Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' looks and more

    Marni Senofonte is as colorful in person as she is on social media. She shows up to our interview wearing pink Gucci lurex pants, a white, loose-fitting tank top and baby blue Adidas sneakers that she quickly trades for Gucci platform heels. She’s shunned uniforms ever since her Catholic school...

  • Melania Trump wears Ralph Lauren for International Women’s Day luncheon

    Melania Trump wears Ralph Lauren for International Women’s Day luncheon

    In what was her most pointed remarks to date that defined issues that she will focus on, First Lady Melania Trump spoke of the struggle for equality, her former immigrant status and the need to challenge gender bias in all its forms as part of International Women’s Day on Wednesday. She also emphasized...

  • Jasmine Sanders and Sofia Richie on denim, designing and Coachella

    Jasmine Sanders and Sofia Richie on denim, designing and Coachella

    Celebrities and social media influencers gathered at Hollywood hot spot the Nice Guy on Wednesday to celebrate Jasmine Sanders and Sofia Richie, the faces of denim label DL1961’s spring campaign, #TheUniform. Sanders, wearing the “Goldie” jeans and a sexy flannel shirt, and Richie, sporting the...

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