A lot has been going on in fashion and I’ve listed the best news stories and editorials in this week’s Good Reads.
New York Fashion Week Will Now Be One Day Shorter
The CFDA was all over fashion news when it announced that it will be shortening the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 by one day in September. Brands also won’t be able to show collection early either. Marc Jacobs, the last brand scheduled to show at New York Fashion Week, will still be the last to show. The brand, however, will now show on Wednesday at 6PM instead of Thursday as previously scheduled. Calvin Klein will be the first to show on Thursday, September 7th at 10AM. Tom Ford will show the same day at 7PM. The CFDA said in a press release that it “is still working on finalizing other shifts throughout the week, doing its best to work with brands to ensure that the calendar is meeting designer needs and maximizing their presence during the week.” The organization also said it would continue to update on the schedule.
Read the full article here on Fashionista.
An All-American Anna Wintour Is on the Cover of Business of Fashion’s New Issue
Anna Wintour has been featured on the cover of The Business of Fashion’s special print issue “America”. Wintour was photographed by Patrick Damachelier in a Calvin Klein by Appointment outfit and, as usual, large sunglasses with her arms crossed. In the issue, The Business of Fashion calls Wintour the most powerful person in fashion.
Read the full article here on The Cut.
The 15 Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of April 21
PurseBlog has, as usual, listed the best handbag deals for the weekend. The handbags in this list include bags from brands like Chloé, Gucci, Fendi, and more. This list includes mostly crossbody bags but there are a couple of totes and satchels as well. Some of the bags only have a discount of $400 – $500 but others have discounts for as much as half off.
Read the full article here on PurseBlog.
Kate Spade & Company Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
Kate Spade was all over fashion news when it reported a 1.2% decline in sales to $271 million for the first quarter fiscal 2017 compared to last year. The brand also reported an income of $1 million, or $0.01 per share. That’s compared to last year’s income of $11 million, or $0.08 per share. The news of Kate Spade’s declining sales comes just a couple of months after rumors began circulating that Coach and Michael Kors were interested in acquiring the brand. There were also rumors that both Coach would announce the acquisition of the brand in March. Rumors are still circulating that the company will sell even though sales at the brand are declining.
Read the full article here on PR Newswire.
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