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Ones to Watch: Perfect Number Collection Launches With Los Angeles Arts District Aesthetic

Williamsburg, Dalston, the Marais…L.A.’s Arts District. The neighborhood that’s attracted Dover Street Market, Warner Music Group, and soon a Soho House has a street fashion aesthetic all its own, at least according to the designer of a new label to watch, Perfect Number, headquartered on Traction Avenue not far from Amiri, Fear of God and other rising, made-in-L.A. brands.
“There is an easiness to the way people dress, they are not trying to fit into the social norms like in other parts of L.A…it’s slightly utilitarian and functional but making an effort,” said designer Nicola Morgan, previously at Givenchy, Lanvin, and Mugler in Paris, of her inspiration for the women’s direct-to-consumer brand.
Downtown grit mixed with L.A. glam, Perfect Number is comprised of functional pieces with feminine polish, sport and military touches. Available now, a relaxed-fit blazer has utility strap details and removable patch pockets inspired by tactical vests. Boxer shorts, slip dresses and turtlenecks with open sleeves are rendered in lipstick red or blush sequins. A nude deconstructed tulle sweatshirt is cinched at the waist with a toggle cord lock, and styled over a matching Lycra unitard for an elevated sport look. An oversize parka in glossy red PVC adds a

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Andrea Incontri to Exit Tod’s

MILAN — After five years, Andrea Incontri is exiting Tod’s and leaving his role as men’s wear creative director of the brand. His last day is June 30.
Incontri said Tod’s had been “a school and an important experience in [his] development,” thanking chairman and chief executive officer Diego Della Valle and his brother Andrea for their “support and enthusiasm.” In turn, Diego Della Valle emphasized Incontri’s contribution over the years.
An architecture graduate from the Politecnico di Milano, Incontri, who launched his namesake brand in 2009, won the men’s edition of the “Who Is on Next?” talent search in 2010 in the accessories category. The designer quickly extended his label to men’s wear, delivering collections with a strong attention to detail and use of high-end materials.
 In 2012, Incontri added a women’s collection, which made its debut as part of the Italian Fashion Chamber’s official fashion week schedule in February 2013.
Tod’s last Sunday presented its men’s spring 2020 collection at Milan’s Villa Necchi Campiglio developed around the theme of driving, which is also part of the brand’s heritage. Sources speculated then an exit could be imminent because Incontri was not as actively present during the presentation as he had been in

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Christian Louboutin Plots Paris Exhibition

When Christian Louboutin was growing up in Paris, heels were not allowed at the Palais de la Porte Dorée, an Art Deco gem dedicated to African and Asian arts.
Sweet revenge comes in February 2020, when the museum, whose partial restoration was funded by the luxury shoemaker, will house an exhibition devoted to Louboutin’s creativity and his diverse aesthetic passions.
“It’s an open window to my brain,” was how Louboutin summed up the vast showcase, where more than 200 pairs of shoes will be sprinkled among an eclectic mix of art works, furnishings, installations, performance pieces and some fashion items, including crosses and crowns. “The heel is back in the museum in full force, only it’s not only an exhibition of high heels. We have flat shoes, too.”
The delicate mosaics and parquet floors are what compelled the museum to ban spindly footwear back in the day. And its ornamental splendor is what sparked Louboutin’s passion for decorative arts, which would become a key source of inspiration for the future designer.
In an interview on Thursday, Louboutin recalled being awed by the tall doors sheltering one of the museum’s sumptuous salons, its door handles made of jutting horns that evoked the wonder of Africa.

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EXCLUSIVE: Kim Jones Taps Daniel Arsham to Design Dior Show Set

PARIS — Time waits for no man — especially not guests at the Dior men’s show.
A teaser image on Instagram for Friday’s display by Kim Jones, to be held at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, features an eroded wall clock with rapidly spinning hands, dropping a major hint about the artist he has chosen to collaborate with this season: Daniel Arsham.
Known for his immersive exhibitions featuring objects that look like they have been salvaged from the past — a concept he has dubbed “fictional archeology” — and for his collaborations with brands like Adidas, Arsham designed the set for the show and also worked on the collection itself.
Guests arriving at the venue will walk through a room inspired by founder Christian Dior’s office, dotted with the kind of petrified objects that Arsham refers to as future relics.
“It’s not based on any one particular space. It’s kind of an amalgamation of the studio in Paris, his house in the south of France, and then detailed photos of a particular image of him on the phone, making drawings or writing notes at his desk,” the artist told WWD.
“We kind of pulled out these different elements, and a couple of the

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Spotlighting Vintage Denim: Elleti Group Unveils Museum, Opens Archive

SAN BONIFACIO, Verona — Around 100 rare pieces of vintage denim were showcased inside a minimal space adjacent to the premises of garment-maker and laundry company Elleti Group in San Bonifacio, a small town on the outskirts of Verona.
On Wednesday night, the company founded in 1982 unveiled M.O.D.E., or Museum of Denim Elleti Group, gathering a range of denim industry heavyweights to celebrate the opening.
Dating as far back as the mid-18th century, denim garments on show were distressed, worn-out and damaged while retaining their silhouettes and bearing the signs of time, as well as the history of their wearer. For instance, a Forties baggy style was splashed with the “PW” lettering, which stood for “prisoner of war,” as the pants once belonged to a World War II prisoner.
In addition to a number of styles from Levi’s, Lee and Wrangler, which make up the majority of Elleti Group’s collection, smaller brands — some of which are no longer in business — were also represented. They include Los Angeles’ Stronghold, J.C. Penney-owned Big Mac, San Francisco-based Boss of the Road, as well as Japanese firms.
“The museum is a tribute to jeans through a hundred garments we collected over the years with the

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Barry and Sheryl Schwartz Feted at FIT for Donation and Scholarship Fund

It was a Calvin Klein reunion of sorts Thursday night, when Barry Schwartz, co-founder and former chairman of Calvin Klein Inc., and his wife Sheryl were honored at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
The Schwartzes donated to the Museum at FIT three sample coats that launched the Calvin Klein Inc. business in 1968. In addition, the Schwartzes have established a scholarship fund at FIT in their name, which will provide full tuition support to a student in financial need through all four years of their undergraduate studies at FIT.
Two of the original wool coats (a pale teal double-breasted version and a brown single-breasted) were launched for fall 1968, and one (a black-belted coat) was launched for the holiday season a few months later. The items, which were on display, had been in the Schwartzes’ cedar closet at their farm in Granite Springs, N.Y., where Sheryl has amassed a vast collection of Calvin Klein clothing over the years.
The inspiration behind the display came from the facade of the York Hotel, where Klein and Schwartz started the brand in room 613. After months of putting the line together, the label took off after Donald O’Brien, vice president of Bonwit Teller, saw a coat

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North Sails Supports Plastic-Free Nightlife Initiative

North Sails is taking its fight against disposable plastics a step further by engaging Milan’s night owls.
The sailmaking specialist is partnering with Worldrise, the nonprofit set up by the brand’s ambassador and marine biologist Mariasole Bianco, to enroll a number of the city’s nightclubs to go plastic free by the end of 2019.
By adhering to the project, called “No Plastic More Fun,” the nightclubs have all pledged to replace disposable plastics with eco-friendly alternatives, including bio-plastic glasses, which are both biodegradable and compostable, and aluminum water bottles, as well as avoiding the use of straws.
The initiative will officially kick off on the evening of May 4, renamed “Blue Night: The Sea Stars From Here.”
“Plastics don’t have to be demonized, instead its use and abuse are critical,” said Elisa Riva, marketing director of North Sails, while unveiling the partnership at Milan’s City Aquarium on Friday.
“Our roots have been always connected to the sea. We believe it’s important to keep networking with public and private institutions and nonprofits to obtain positive results,” she added, recalling how the company has been implementing different initiatives to reach all ages and targets, in this case young adults.
“The audience of such a project is made of

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WWD List: Lingerie Brands Sporting Swimwear

Shoppers are hot for swimwear right now.
And it’s not just because summer is coming. Or, because lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret recently started selling swimsuits again. Thanks to platforms like Instagram, swimwear has become a year-round business.
Sales in the global swimwear category totaled $21.7 billion last year, according to market research firm Euromonitor International.
And more lingerie brands are now trying to get a piece of that market, invading swimwear with their own collections of bikinis and one-piece bathing suits.
The transition might seem natural for the two categories that share many characteristics.
But Cora Harrington, founder of the blog The Lingerie Addict, said it would be easier for companies to sell swimwear than lingerie.
“It’s hard to convince people that they should be spending more than $25 or $30 on a bra,” said Harrington, author of “In Intimate Detail: How to Choose, Wear and Love Lingerie.” “There doesn’t seem to be that same challenge when it comes to swimwear. People are more willing to spend $50 or $100, or even $200 on a swimsuit.”
She added that in the U.S. it’s also hard to tempt shoppers to drop large amounts of cash on something they can’t see, while swimsuits are

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Chanel’s Bruno Pavlovsky on Life After Karl Lagerfeld

PARIS — On the eve of Virginie Viard’s debut solo collection at Chanel, the mood at the house is palpably expectant.
That Karl Lagerfeld’s long-time right-hand woman should feel nervous about stepping into the spotlight is understandable: Over his 36 years at the helm of Chanel, Lagerfeld practically wrote the book on how to revive a dormant luxury house.
Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion and president of Chanel SAS, spoke admiringly of the heritage left by the German designer, who died in February at the age of 85. Yet he also underlined the need for Viard to fly with her own wings and bring her touch to the label founded by another woman, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel.
In an interview the day before the Chanel 2020 cruise show, which was held at the Grand Palais in Paris, Pavlovsky sat down with WWD to talk about life after Karl, the June 20 celebration of his life, digital innovation and how Chanel is coping with the ongoing yellow vests protests in France.
WWD: How are you and the team feeling on the eve of Virginie Viard’s first solo collection for Chanel?
Bruno Pavlovsy: Excited, stressed — but stressed in a good way.
We are both in the continuity of all

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EXCLUSIVE: Carine Roitfeld Adds Her Face — and Fuchsia — to Lagerfeld Line

Carine Roitfeld, who convinced Karl Lagerfeld to put his face on a T-shirt as part of his landmark 2004 collaboration with H&M, is putting her portrait on knits as part of a new capsule for the late designer’s namesake brand.
Dubbed Karl According to Carine, the compact collection also features an unexpected color — fuchsia — which Roitfeld blends with her beloved black.
“I think this is not totally the Carine people are expecting,” she said. “One of Karl’s life rules was to do something people don’t expect from you.”
That said, she added, “I can see a lot of Karl in the designs. Because I spent so much time with him, it’s impossible for me to do anything without thinking of him.”
Indeed, the portrait that will appear on sweatshirts and T-shirts — all floppy hair and one raccoon eye — was shot by Lagerfeld himself. The capsule line is slated to arrive in Karl Lagerfeld stores, online and at select specialty retailers in November.
The house is keeping the look book under wraps until closer to the release date, but described silhouettes that echo Roitfeld’s signature sleek chic: blazers, feminine blouses, corsets and skirts, plus a leopard-print coat and a faux fur in

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Adidas Leans on Heritage With Return of Adidas Sports Club

COACHELLA, CALIF. — Sometimes answers to innovation and what’s next can indeed reside in the past.
Adidas certainly wound back the clock in some respects, going back in time to tap a concept from its archives, bringing to life its version of the modern-day salon during its activation around this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. It’s not a new idea, conceived originally by the brand’s founder Adi Dassler who, some three decades ago, began pooling talent from across sports and design for the Adidas Sport Hotel.
The sportswear firm’s three-day roster of activities at the 50-acre Zenyara Estate in Coachella, taking place the same weekend as the Coachella music festival, was a new take on the concept that emerged in the Sixties, weaving in athletes, influencers, music artists and others to mix and mingle. Some might call that one big party. Adidas’ ambitions appear to reside somewhere more on the philosophical side of things.
“We are always a brand that is trying to bring creatives together and realize their creative ambitions and break barriers to creativity to take things to the next level,” said Adidas Originals senior director of North America Christine Sheehan. “We have a history of doing this; 747 [Warehouse in

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Ben Sherman Inks Partnership With Team GB for 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games

LONDON — British men’s wear brand Ben Sherman has signed a multi-year agreement as an official supporter of Team GB for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games, and beyond. An announcement is expected Monday.
The clothing brand, known for its slim-fitting silhouettes, will create exclusive looks to be worn by the British athletes during the official opening ceremony. It will also create an additional Olympic capsule collection for retail in May 2020. Proceeds from the sales will support British Olympians.
Mark Williams, creative director of Ben Sherman said: “The design elements will hold true to the spirit of the Olympics and Great Britain. We want the athletes to feel an immense sense of achievement and unity while representing the nation during the opening ceremony.”
Cory M. Baker, chief operating officer at Marquee Brands, parent of Ben Sherman, said: “It’s a time to come together with pride and root for the athletes and icons that represent each country. The heritage of Ben Sherman embodies the spirit of the U.K. and gives us the opportunity to celebrate Team GB with amazing designs and fashion pieces.”
Tim Ellerton, British Olympic Association commercial director said, “We are already excited about the designs they have in mind.”
This is the second time

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François Girbaud’s Take on Sustainability

BERGAMO — “I’m upset,” admitted François Girbaud. The founder of French cult brand Marithé + François Girbaud was among the guests of the Denim Day organized on Friday by Italian textile machineries manufacturer Itema.
“It’s been 25 years I hear people talking about sustainability and I still don’t understand what we are talking about. I don’t see any progress. I think we need to understand what sustainability means,” he said during a panel on the evolution of sustainability in the denim chain. “They pretend to save the planet with circular economy, or with recycled plastic, but it’s just bulls–t. We need to educate people to make the difference.”
According to Girbaud, who around 1989 kicked off a journey aimed at making the denim industry more ecologically and socially responsible — for example, he boosted a battle against stone washing, a practice he actually invented — companies and designers should rely on creativity to find new solutions in terms of materials and machineries to reduce the impact on the environment, but most of all “to save people from slavery.”
In addition, Girbaud attacked the established fashion industry and the runway show system. “During the Paris shows, there are influencers, like Cara Delevingne, with billion

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Grace Kelly’s Wardrobe on Show at Christian Dior Museum

PARIS — Grace Kelly’s wardrobe is coming to Granville.
Beginning April 27, the Christian Dior Museum, located in the designer’s family home in Granville, Normandy, will welcome more than 85 dresses from Kelly’s personal wardrobe, as part of an exhibition dedicated to her close relationship to the house of Dior.
“Grace of Monaco, Princess in Dior” will showcase the large collection of Christian Dior pieces previously owned by Kelly, carefully preserved at the Monaco palace since her death in 1982. Running until Nov. 17, the exhibition is timed with what would have been her 90th birthday.
The Hollywood actress, who starred in Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” in 1954, chose to wear Christian Dior as she entered into Monegasque royalty, following her marriage to Prince Rainier III in 1956: she appeared in a Dior gown at her engagement ball held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York that year, and chose the “Colinette,” a haute couture creation from Christian Dior’s fall 1956 collection, to wear in her first official portrait as Princesse Grace of Monaco.
“Grace Kelly’s relationship with the maison Dior reveals the central place the house occupied in fashion at the time,” explained fashion historian Florence Müller, who curated the exhibition. To prepare the

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EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth and James Lands Exclusively at Kohl’s

Kohl’s Corp. just landed a big one.
Elizabeth and James and Kohl’s have struck an exclusive partnership to bring the Elizabeth and James contemporary brand, founded by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, to Kohl’s stores nationwide and Kohls.com, starting for holiday.
Kohl’s will be the exclusive retailer of Elizabeth and James apparel, handbags, and accessories. Elizabeth and James’ former apparel and accessories line, which shipped its last collection to upscale retailers’ brick and mortar stores in fall 2018, had been distributed to stores such as Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Net-a-porter (although some fashion merchandise appears to be still available online). The fragrance will continue to be sold at upscale retailers.
In August 2015, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took back the license of their contemporary brand Elizabeth and James from Los Angeles-based Jaya Apparel Group, which had held it since its inception in 2007. The first collection under the Olsens’ purview was for pre-fall 2016.
In 2016, market sources indicated that Elizabeth and James apparel and accessories was generating between $40 million and $50 million in wholesale volume.
The Olsens, who are three time CFDA winners, also design the highly successful luxury collection called The Row, which will continue to be sold at

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Combo Looks for the Knockout With Boxing-Inspired Activewear

Activewear start-ups continue to enter the market, with the segment showing no signs of fatigue. Combo Boxing looks to carve out a slice of the category, with a nod to the sport of boxing.
Its founders think they can make a good case that there’s room for their brand, particularly with the popularity of boxing boutiques and gym classes continuing to grow.
The just-launched company will start out direct-to-consumer in its first year but will eventually look into retail partners, in the vein of businesses such as a Bandier or Carbon38. Combo Boxing is also working out a deal with boxing studio Gloveworx that hasn’t yet been finalized, which could also mean distribution there. It would make sense with the brand’s core consumer in the gyms as Combo aims to position itself as the workout and daywear label of boxers who want something more fashionable than what’s already available.
The company plans to drop new items four times annually and then gauge market reaction. Combo tapped Alex Dimitrijevic to be creative director. Dimitrijevic comes to Combo after having served as head designer at Equipment, in addition to prior stints as designer at AG and design director for Assembled Brands.
“There wasn’t anything to represent women

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Caroline Brown Joins Closed Loop Partners as Managing Director

Caroline Brown has been named managing director of Closed Loop Partners.
She begins April 22, which is Earth Day.
The investment firm, based in New York, is comprised of a private equity, venture capital and credit fund as well as an advisory services business focused on building the circular economy. In this role, Brown will lead the industry practice for fashion and beauty across all investment platforms for the firm.
Ron Gonen, chief executive officer of Closed Loop Partners, said, “We see tremendous disruption and opportunity in the fashion industry as it recognizes the opportunity to develop circular business models and become more sustainable. Caroline’s experience and industry leadership will be invaluable as CLP expands its strategy into the fashion and beauty category.”
Brown said, “It’s inspiring to be joining the team at Closed Loop Partners who have pioneered a new way of merging investment and innovation to advance a circular economy. Through demonstrated commitment to early stage technologies, collaborative innovation and creative founders, CLP has built a path for strong investment returns and invaluable social impact.
“I am excited to leverage this foundation through investments within fashion and beauty where sustainable solutions have become leading priorities today,” she added.
A highly regarded fashion executive, Brown

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Moore From L.A.: How Hollywood Can Lead Fashion’s Diversity Push

“I, Spike Lee Of Sound Mind And Body Will No Longer Wear Prada Or Gucci Until They Hire Some Black Designers To Be In Da Room When It Happens. It’s Obvious To Da Peoples That They Don’t Have A Clue When It Comes To Racist, Blackface Hateful Imagery.”
When the “BlacKkKlansman” director posted this to his Instagram account on Feb. 8 during the heat of the Gucci, Prada and Burberry blackface and noose imagery scandals, it was a warning shot to fashion brands that the Hollywood talent they count on to be their most visible ambassadors might no longer be willing to fulfill that role — and in the thick of the high-stakes red-carpet season, too.
“Hollywood is at the front line of all these cultural discussions, and suddenly no one was going to wear these clothes again if something wasn’t done, and fast,” one p.r. told me of the panic that ensued internally at brands, adding that months of work, including custom gowns, were scrapped when talent decided to shun the offending labels for the remainder of the season.

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Dudley Stephens Opens Pop-up on Bleecker Street

Dudley Stephens, a direct-to-consumer lifestyle fleece brand, will open a 600-square-foot pop-up shop at 400 Bleecker Street in New York today. The brand earlier this year opened The Townhouse, a brand discovery space at 2 Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn.
The Bleecker Street pop-up will stay open until May 5.
Dudley Stephens — whose collection is completely fleece — designs tops, dresses and outerwear for women and children. The clothing is made sustainably in Brooklyn from recycled yarn. The women’s line features such items as fleece cowl necks, outerwear, blazers, vests, ponchos, turtlenecks and cardigans. Retail prices range from $128 to $188.
The brand was founded three-and-a-half years ago by sisters Lauren Stephens and Kaki McGrath, with a conscious mission to make fleece fashionable. The sisters, who would spend summers on their parents’ boat and would wear a zip-up fleece, always wondered, “Why can’t this be a little cuter?” said McGrath, cofounder and chief operating officer.
The concept appears to be catching on.

Some of the Dudley Stephens looks.
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Stephens, cofounder and chief executive officer, attributes the company’s success to Instagram. “We’ve done a lot with with influencer outreach and lifestyle and fashion bloggers,” she said.
They did a collaboration with two bloggers, Lemonstripes.com and HappilyEvaAfter.com

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Browns Broadens Its Fashion Scope With Vintage, Couture — and High-Performance

LONDON — Browns has been translating its approach to a host of categories beyond traditional luxury.
The British retailer has been putting more focus on vintage labels that offer one-off, upcycled pieces; emerging brands sourced from fringe fashion weeks; couture; customizable fine jewelry, or on the other end of the spectrum, high-performance.
While these categories vary in price point and target audience, the company is aiming to maintain a common thread by adding its own lighthearted spirit on all launches.
In the case of high-performance — which is making its debut across the men’s and women’s departments — the focus has been on bringing together fashion-forward pieces with sports labels that have, in many cases, never worked with a fashion-led retailer before.
Head of men’s wear buying Dean Cook said it’s no longer unusual for performance and luxury fashion labels to sit next to each other on the shop floor, as the mix simply “reflects a customer’s lifestyle.” His edit for the category focuses on the worlds of cycling, running and hiking, with technical labels such as Pas Normal, POC and Soar as well as fitness and training items.
Browns has also tapped Rapha, the British performance cycling apparel brand, which is working with a luxury fashion

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