Week in Review: 1/31/2015

WWD highlights the 10 must-read stories of the week.

– 12:01 AM, EST


Caudalíe Cofounders and Athena Calderone Celebrate Premier Cru The Elixir

Athena Calderone of Eye Swoon, the interior design and food blog, hosted a cocktail party at Caudalíe’s Bleecker Street location on Thursday.

– 10:41 PM, EST


Carroll Petrie Dies at 90

Petrie, known for her cool beauty, understated style and good works, died Jan. 22 at the age of 90.

– 10:38 PM, EST


Mort Gordon, Licensing Executive and Former DNR Editor, Dies at 87

Gordon, who pivoted from early work as an editor and publisher at Fairchild Publications to a long career as a licensing executive, died Friday, at age 87.

– 7:02 PM, EST


Katy Perry's RVN Revolution

The singer is the latest to sport Ted Kim's RVN designs.

– 6:37 PM, EST


Aritzia RTW Summer 2015

Tiyana Grulovic, fashion director for Aritzia, referred to the retailer’s summer offerings as “folkloric clothes for a dreamer.”

– 6:31 PM, EST


WWD Tracker Suffers Largest Decline

U.S. stocks down on weak fourth-quarter GDP report.

– 6:29 PM, EST


'I Am Michael' Screens at Sundance

James Franco plays Michael Glatze, a former gay rights activist who renounced his homosexuality to become a minister.

– 6:24 PM, EST


Skin Laundry Opens in Manhattan

Using a laser on skin can sound daunting, but Yen Reis, founder of Skin Laundry, is claiming the mild tools used at her clinic are all about upkeep.

– 6:14 PM, EST


Goldfaden MD expands to Australia and China

The brand will enter China and Australia later this year. The company had already entered the U.K. in 2014, with more than 65 locations.

– 6:10 PM, EST

The Markets

Sexier Styles Shine at SIL, Interfiliere

Cheeky boudoir looks, including designs from Aubade and Mimi Holliday, were high on lingerie buyers’ wish lists for fall 2015.

– January 30, 2015


Phoebe English to Launch E-Commerce

Phoebe English, the London designer who’s known for her darkly romantic creations, is set to virtually throw open the doors to her online store Saturday.

– January 30, 2015

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