A Juneteenth Wedding for Two Community Activists

Troy Alim II didn’t mean to be rude when he interrupted a conversation Whitney Jean was having during a Chicago voter-registration drive in 2016. But when he overheard her asking why they weren’t reaching people in certain communities and how they might be able to fix it, he couldn’t resist. “You could tell she wanted to dig deeper about how […]

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Patou Market Readies to Open in Paris

PARIS — Patou is gearing up to launch a market in central Paris on July 4 that will be chockablock with collaborations with friends of the house. There also will be exclusives from the fashion brand, which will be displaying its fall 2021 collection there. A confluence of factors led to the Patou Market idea, according to Patou’s artistic director […]

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Dior Teams Up Again With Kenny Scharf on Playing Card-themed Collection

TAKE THREE: Dior is prolonging its collaboration with artist Kenny Scharf via a capsule collection inspired by founder Christian Dior’s passion for games. Known for his cartoon-like paintings steeped in sci-fi, Scharf previously worked with Kim Jones, artistic director of men’s collections at Dior, on the pre-fall collection and a follow-up beachwear capsule. This new line, available in stores from […]

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What Is Going on With Olivia Rodrigo and Courtney Love?

Olivia Rodrigo has been at the top of pop music since nearly the beginning of the year. First there was “Drivers License,” Ms. Rodrigo’s runaway hit single, which inspired a viral TikTok challenge and topped the Billboard Hot 100 list for eight straight weeks. Then came “Sour,” her debut album, released in May to critical acclaim. Just last night an […]

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Sustainable Emerging Brands to Watch at Pitti Uomo

Pitti Uomo returns to its physical format this week and here WWD rounds up some of the standout new projects that will be presented at the fair’s area dedicated to sustainable fashion. D.N.I.  Established in Paris in 2019 by Peru-born twins Paulo and Roberto Ruiz Muñoz, D.N.I., which stands for National Identity Document, is a conscious men’s label aimed at […]

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Want Cheap Hermès Birkin? Take A Look at Alibaba’s Judicial Auction

LOOK HERE: On the hunt for rare Hermès Birkin and Kelly bags? On top of browsing through resell platforms and vintage boutiques, perhaps take a look at Alibaba’s judicial auction site Sifa Paimai, if you don’t care about who the previous owners are. The Chinese e-commerce giant’s auction site, which was introduced in 2012, lists a wide range of confiscated […]

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