Monday, July 23, 2012

WWD Monday Morning Highlights

 This image (via is the first released from Catherine Roitfeld's highly anticipated semiannual fashion book, CR. Juliet Ingleby is shot by Sebastian Faena and styled by the one and only CR. The publication will release its first issue in September 2012:  CR is coming.

The NEW [Fashion] CEO profile

OMG Shoes! Think your shoe-obsession is getting dangerous? Well, it may be.. BUT you are not alone!  As it turns out, major international retailers are all noting the large demand influx for designer shoes, and the 'designer' labels are growing beyond our general household labels (the Louboutin, YSL, Jimmy Choo, Manolo - usuals).  Consumers are, more than ever, looking for footwear to really speak to them.  Design, novelty and architecture is taking a front seat to labels and allowing for new (covetable, fabulous) brands, to expand from cult-status to household name.  These young labels include: Nicholas Kirkwood, Aperlai, Charlotte Olympia, Alexandre Birman, Tabitha Simmons.   Just when I thought it couldn't get any more severe..

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