André Leon Talley Dead at 73: Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, DVF and More Pay Tribute

The fashion world is honoring the lasting legacy of André Leon Talley. Throughout the span of his nearly 50-year career, Talley made an unforgettable mark on the fashion world as a journalist, style icon and editor. In the mid-1980s, Talley served as the fashion news director for Vogue, later becoming the first African-American male creative director for the publication from 1988 to 1995—a title he would hold again three years later until 2013.
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DVF Embraces a New Era and Generation

Click here to read the full article. “You can be anyone and wear DVF,” Talita von Furstenberg, granddaughter of Diane von Furstenberg and now co-chairwoman of the company, said during a preview of the brand’s latest collection for summer and pre-fall.  Over the last two years of the pandemic, the company took the time to reset its business model, naming Gabby Hirata president and chief executive officer in January 2020 and Talita von Furstenberg co-chairwoman and downsizing the New York-based team, as well as reemerging under a joint venture with China-based Glamazon.More from WWDThey Are Wearing: New York Fashion Week Spring...
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WWD CEO Summit: DVF and Klarna Heads Talk Changing Consumer Habits

Click here to read the full article. Brands continue to assess how their consumers and businesses have dramatically changed during the pandemic. In a conversation between Gabby Hirata, president of Diane von Furstenberg, and Sebastian Siemiatkowski, chief executive officer of Klarna, the executives spoke about ways in which the consumer has changed her shopping habits and how brands have adapted to the new environment. Livestreaming, fewer online returns and using data effectively were among the key topics addressed.More from WWDSeaside Staple: One-Piece Bathing Suits Through the DecadesTom Ford's 'Nocturnal Animals' Premieres in New York CityInside Jonathan Saunders DVF Los Angeles Dinner Hirata...