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  • Christian Louboutin on his roundabout route to shoe design

    Christian Louboutin on his roundabout route to shoe design

    Synonymous as his name is with the red-soled sky-high shoes he designs, Christian Louboutin needed no sense of grandeur in describing his own famed life. In a lengthy question-and-answer session at 92Y with Fern Mallis, he illustrated how an imaginative, mature and impatient boy in Paris wound...

  • Jennifer Lawrence stars in Dior’s new video

    Jennifer Lawrence stars in Dior’s new video

    Jennifer Lawrence’s newest film project isn’t a big studio release but a short film to accompany her pre-fall ad campaign for Dior, in which she was given the Maria Grazia Chiuri makeover in jeans, a We Should All Be Feminists T-shirt, choker, Dior logo slingbacks and a J’ADior bag. Brigitte Lacombe...

  • Cannes 2017: Susan Sarandon talks film, porn and politics

    Cannes 2017: Susan Sarandon talks film, porn and politics

    A screening of “Thelma & Louise” at a free outdoor cinema on the beach in front of the Martinez hotel in Cannes — introduced by one of its main protagonists, Susan Sarandon: For film fans, it doesn’t get much better. The event, held on Thursday night, was part of a series of initiatives marking...

  • About last night: Harry Styles and James Corden trade shirts

    About last night: Harry Styles and James Corden trade shirts

    “The Late Late Show” host James Corden had more outfit changes than normal on Thursday’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment. Harry Styles — who is in promotion mode, having dropped his solo debut album last week — capped off his weeklong residency on the late night talk show by hopping in the front seat...

  • Dwayne Johnson, Priyanka Chopra don new swimsuits in ‘Baywatch’ remake

    Dwayne Johnson, Priyanka Chopra don new swimsuits in ‘Baywatch’ remake

    There are few television swimsuits as memorable as the red one-piece and swim trunks worn by Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff in “Baywatch,” the long running television series that glorified Southern California lifeguards from 1989 to 2001. This being the age of the Hollywood reboot, summer’s...

  • Martellus Bennett develops children’s wear, mentors NFL players about design

    Martellus Bennett develops children’s wear, mentors NFL players about design

    Off the playing field, Martellus Bennett is anything but the stereotypical NFL athlete. Children’s books, playgrounds, a cartoon project, his own creative agency and now children’s clothing are all part of his design arsenal. Nearly four years ago, the Super Bowl champ kicked off The Imagination...

  • Anna Sui's designs are next in line in Macy’s capsule collection series

    Anna Sui's designs are next in line in Macy’s capsule collection series

    Anna Sui is next up in Macy’s powered-up program of collaborating with designers on capsule collections. The Anna Sui x INC collection, which will be available exclusively at 25 Macy’s stores and on macys.com in early September, is the latest in an ongoing series of capsule collections, a strategy...

  • Asia Kate Dillon is making a mark as ‘they’

    Asia Kate Dillon is making a mark as ‘they’

    “Hello, I’m Taylor; my pronouns are they, theirs and them.” This overt declaration of gender identity introduced Taylor Mason, a whip-smart intern to Damian Lewis’ Bobby Axelrod on the hedge fund drama “Billions.” The statement on the show’s season two premiere in January 2016 marked a moment —...

  • A new TV feud: Anna Wintour and Tina Brown rivalry to be focus of Bravo series

    A new TV feud: Anna Wintour and Tina Brown rivalry to be focus of Bravo series

    Bravo is bringing the real life drama of Condé Nast’s gilded age to the small screen in a scripted series called “All That Glitters.” Based on Thomas Maier’s 1994 book “Newhouse,” the six-hour series will examine the rivalry and friendship of Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour and Tina Brown, who...

  • Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing designs costumes for Paris Opera

    Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing designs costumes for Paris Opera

    Having dressed the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Kanye West, Olivier Rousteing is bringing his glam aesthetic to a different crowd of performers: Ballet dancers. Dancer and choreographer Sébastien Bertaud has tapped the Balmain designer to create the costumes for “Renaissance,” a ballet that will...

  • Designers get creative with Havaianas to support Women for Women charity

    Designers get creative with Havaianas to support Women for Women charity

    After selling loved items from their wardrobes in a London car boot sale earlier this month, the city’s designers have come together to support the charity Women for Women once again. A host of names – ranging from designers Nicholas Kirkwood, Charlotte Olympia, Manolo Blahnik, Mary Katrantzou...

  • Brigitte Trogneux wears Louis Vuitton for France's presidential inauguration

    Brigitte Trogneux wears Louis Vuitton for France's presidential inauguration

    Brigitte Trogneux, France’s newest First Lady, wore for her husband’s inauguration on Sunday morning a Louis Vuitton sky-blue wool crepe dress falling above the knee and a jacket with a military edge and metallic button details, which were especially designed for the occasion. Looking feminine,...

  • Designer Guo Pei gears up for new exhibition and book, a secondary label and project with Apple

    Designer Guo Pei gears up for new exhibition and book, a secondary label and project with Apple

    In advance of this fall’s exhibition of her work at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Guo Pei has been busy shooting some of her creations for the companion book, working on a secondary label and crafting a special project with Apple. SCAD president Paula Wallace has written the foreword...

  • Elle Fanning named international spokesperson of L’Oréal Paris

    Elle Fanning named international spokesperson of L’Oréal Paris

    L’Oréal Paris has an ethereal new ambassador: Elle Fanning, WWD has learned.The 19-year-old star ­— whose breakout role was in “Super 8” — will walk the red carpet for the brand at the Cannes Film Festival, where L’Oréal Paris has been the official beauty partner for 20 years. The actress stars...

  • La Ligne partners with Theory for Melrose Avenue pop-up

    La Ligne partners with Theory for Melrose Avenue pop-up

    New York direct-to-consumer brand La Ligne has teamed with Theory to give the West Coast a dose of the stripe in real life. The brand, sold through the company’s New York online shop and Net-a-porter, bowed a pop-up Monday at Theory’s Melrose Avenue store, which remains open through May 26. It’s...

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