Today’s Fashion Headlines: Saks Opening Manolo Blahnik Boutique, Ryan Seacrest Expanding at Macy’s, British Vogue Documentary in the Works

August 20, 2015 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News

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Saks Fifth Avenue Opening a Manolo Blahnik Boutique

Saks Fifth Avenue is set to debut a new Manolo Blahnik boutique in its eighth-floor shoe salon on Saturday. The new space will mark the first time Blahnik will be sold in Saks’ flagship in New York. The 760 square feet space is divided into two rooms. The first room evokes the feeling of a woman’s boudoir enveloped by walls of shoes. The second area will serve as a sitting room featuring a Venetian glass mirrored wall.

Ryan Seacrest Expanding at Macy’s

Ryan Seacrest has big goals for the upcoming fall season, at least when it comes to his line, Ryan Seacrest Distinction. RSD sales have doubled in the last year since it was launched a year ago and new plans are progressing. For fall, RSD will not only sell suits and furnishings but sweaters, outerwear, scarves, gloves and travel bags. “I see the line in the top five at Macy’s, hopefully. We are inching in on it. It will be a lifestyle brand that will have aspects of casual, formal, athletic, workout, everything, but we are trying to manage our own expectations because we are pretty ambitious,” said Seacrest.

British Vogue Documentary in the Works

After “The September Issue” put U.S. Vogue on the film map in 2009, British Vogue is ready for their close up. A two part, 60 minute “observational documentary series” is set to air in 2016, on U.K.’s BBC Two channel. Lightbox, a London and Los Angeles based production company will produce the series. Simon Chinn, one of the founders of Lightbox said, “ This is a fantastic and unprecedented opportunity to get to the heart of the U.K.’s fashion industry and look at its impact globally.”

–Rachel Bogo

Source: WWD

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