The Best of Haute Écriture this Month

It’s the last Saturday of the month which means it’s time for the Best of Haute Écriture. If you’re new, the Best of Haute Écriture is an article series I post on the last Saturday of every month in which I list my top 3 favorite posts, the best news stories, video, and more. A lot has been going on in fashion so let’s get started with this month’s Best of Haute Écriture.

Top Posts

Coach Tea Rose Appliqué Apple Watch Band in Melon Available Online

Last month in August Coach was all over fashion news when it released New Apple Watch bands and updated the colors of something old ones for fall. A representative said there was a Tea Rose Appliqué Leather Strap available in Melon (light link) and that she could order it, however, there were no listings for it online. Now the band is available online and in stock. The new band comes in Melon but the color is a little different than the Printed Leather Strap, which comes in Melon as well. The color on the Tea Rose Appliqué Leather Strap is a bit darker than the one on the Printed Leather Strap. It also doesn’t seem to be available on Coach’s international sites like the other bands. There are more colors available for the Tea Rose Appliqué Leather Strap on the US site, though.

Read the full article here.

Somsack Sikhounmuong Resigns as Creative Director of J Crew

J Crew was all over fashion news when it announced that Somsack Sikhounmuong resigned as creative director of the brand. Sikhounmuong has been with the brand for 16 years. Sikhounmuong replaced Jenna Lyons as creative director of the brand earlier this year after the news that she resigned. Sikhounmuong worked as Women’s Head of Design before that. He was also previously creative director of Madewell. When he replaced Lyons, he was in charge of women’s, men’s, and children’s design teams.

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Photographers Protest Street Style Bloggers with #NoFreePhotos

Photographers were all over fashion news when they protested street style bloggers’ use of their photos to sell products. The photographers have been posting photos of street style bloggers with the hashtag #NoFreePhotos. Some photographers have even put a “License My Work” link in their Instagram bios. A group of about 30 or so of the most well known street style photographers are using the hashtag to respond to the fashion industry’s most in demand and followed street style bloggers. Bloggers are allegedly posting copyright protected photos on their social media accounts in order to sell products.

Read the full article here.


Forever 21 Is Launching a New Beauty Boutique – Elle

Kim Jones May Be Going to Versace – Haute Écriture

Louis Vuitton, H&M, Zara Top “Best Global Brands” Ranking for Fashion – The Fashion Law

Mansur Gavriel’s Ready-to-Wear Debut is Shoppable Now — And Already Selling Out – Fashionista


Around the Web in Fashion


Jenna Lyons Replacement Departs J.Crew – The Business of Fashion

How Diverse Were New York Fashion Week’s S/S 2018 Runways? – The Fashion Law

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