With the recent announcement that Lord & Taylor's New York City flagship store on Fifth Avenue would be closing, WindowsWear has preserved this iconic New York City institution through digitized archives consisting of over 12,000 images of Lord & Taylor's window displays, dating back to 1931. Lord & Taylor's Fifth Avenue store opened in 1914 and was the first to create Christmas displays for entertainment, rather than selling merchandise. They also pioneered the animated window display in 1938. The displays were constructed in the basement of the store on elevator hydraulics and raised to ground level to be revealed. Lord & Taylor is the only store in the world which uses this unique system to this day.
The stylist, Instagram darling, and W Magazine contributing editor has partnered with Bergdorf Goodman on a pop-up shop, t-shirt collection and window display in honor of her new book, Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion.
Enlisting the talents of Paris-based art director Golgotha, the latest promo by Moncler sees two intrepid space explorers come into contact with extra-terrestrial life leading to unexpected encounters of the absurd kind. Dubbed ‘Moonray’, a clever homage to B-Science Fiction films, the video short for the Moncler AW17 collection sees the two models decked out in some of the French brand’s signature padded down jackets.
This is the summer of Pop Artist Jeff Koons. Whether you've been to his critically acclaimed new solo show at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, marveled at "Seated Ballerina" at Rockefeller Center in New York City (a co-collaboration with beauty brand Kielhs and the Art Production Fund) or stared wide-eyed into the windows of any Louis Vuitton Maison worldwide to see his highly anticipated "Masters Collection" for the luxury travel brand, marking the first time in their brand history Louis Vuitton has allowed another artist to "deface" their iconic logo, it's clear Jeff Koons is having a moment.
Pop-up shops have become an emerging trend for retailers creating a sense of urgency for consumers to engage and of course get that Instagram moment before anyone else, Hermes has jumped on board with their worldwide traveling pop-up store titled #Hermèsmatic.
Not only is the creative talent behind Comme des Garçons being honored this year by The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a retrospective of some of her most avant-garde designs, but the fiercely innovative Japanese designer is also the subject of another equally prestigious exhibition: an installation of her work in Barneys’ New York windows that sets her designs alongside sculptural pieces by iconic artist Louise Bourgeois.
Retailers and Brands Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month 2017
Macy's, Uniqlo, American Eagle Outfitters, Target, Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nike, Levis Jeans, Apple, The Gap, and Starbucks among others have launched their annual celebration of Pride through in-store events, window installations, and retail merchandise much of which directly benefit charitable organizations such as Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, The Trevor Project, Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS, The Human Rights Campaign.
Selena Gomez, the recent muse for Coach creative director Stuart Vevers has officially made the leap to Brand Ambassador. Selena who also happens to be the most followed person on Instagram-- is a natural fit for Coach who has undergone a drastic millennial friendly shift since Vevers joined the team.
Seneca College's Fashion Arts program featured its Redefining Design show at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre on April 12, 2017. The Visual Merchandising Arts program also conducted their annual student window display competiton. This year's theme was "Apocalypse," and each student group received a color to create their display theme. A panel of judges were selected from the industry to award the best window.
WindowsWear hosted a group of students from The University of Missouri during their New York City trip. These students are from the Department of Textile & Apparel Management, focusing on the apparel and textile supply chain.
Join MacyÂ’s for a stunning celebration of our countryÂ’s vast and varied landscapesÂ—from purple mountain majesties and across the wilderness! WeÂ’ll tell the story through fabulous flora indigenous to each of our nationÂ’s regions to celebrate iconic destinations from sea to shining sea!
Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquiere is redefining Louis Vuitton for the millennial digital age. In an exciting reveal for the Louis Vuitton spring and summer 2016 ad campaign the high-end french fashion house has collaborated with Japanese video game developer Square Enix to feature Lady Lightning, a beloved heroine from the wildly successful RPG video game series Final Fantasy 13 as the new "digital face" for the Series 4 collection.
The worlds most important designers and department stores have long used China as a cultural beacon of inspiration. Here are some breathtaking window displays influenced by the Lunar Chinese New Year in 2016.
Seneca College's Fashion Arts program offers you a career-oriented education for the fashion industry. As a Fashion Arts student you will study textiles (both woven and knitted), the history of fashion, computer-aided design and production methods. Through field placement, design competitions and volunteering you have an opportunity to experience the industry, build connections and develop individual creativity and growth.
Sheridan College has grown from a local college of 400 students to one of OntarioÂ’s leading post-secondary institutions, educating approximately 18,000 full-time and 35,000 continuing and part-time studies students every year on four campuses. Sheridan College has four campuses, one located in Brampton, Ontario, one located in Mississauga, Ontario, and two located in Oakville, Ontario.
New York Study Tour
New York City is a premier luxury marketplace, providing key leadership in the design, development, marketing, branding, finance, and retailing of luxury brands (Personal Luxury, Luxury Transportation, Experiential Luxury).
The first New York City Study Tour, an important component of the Global Luxury Management program, occurred during Fall Break 2013, providing students with Â“real worldÂ” learning experiences, combined with an opportunity to meet and learn from key global luxury industry executives.
In todayÂ’s textile and fashion world whether you are a small or big apparel retailer, window display is one of the most powerful armaments in the arsenal of tools you have in order to stand out from the competitors and draw foot falls into the stores.
A student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Meghan Scanlon, prepared a report using WindowsWear PRO content to analyze display and style trends for August 2013. This was an assignment for Assistant Professor Shubha Bennur's Trend Analysis Class.
A student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Meghan Scanlon, prepared a report using WindowsWear PRO content to analyze display and style trends for February 2013. This was an assignment for Assistant Professor Shubha Bennur's Trend Analysis Class.
The students from the University for the Creative Arts from the UK took a trip to New York City with their fashion management and marketing stduents, and participated in WindowsWear's Fashion Window Walking Tour as one of their top things to do.
WindowsWear PRO es el referente mundial en recursos visuales de la industria de la moda, el escaparatismo y merchandising, ofreciendo un portafolio completo de servicios de anÃ¡lisis, tendencias y data sobre vitrinas y displays de la moda a nivel mundial. http://pro.windowswear.com
When it comes to the perfect holiday party dress, thereÂ’s only one ruleÂ… it has to sparkle!
Take a peek at our carefully curated selection of the shiniest, sparkliest holiday party dresses. Pick out a glamorous gown and turn heads wherever you go this holiday season.
The color white has recently taken over fashion windows around the world. With warmer days ahead, a clean, crisp palette is preferred. A monochrome color story from the backdrop to the clothing sets the tone for summer.