Start your weekend informed with a dispatch on the top fashion news of the moment…
Shoe man: Zac Posen once wrote a paper in school titled “Heels, Height, Femininity, and Power;” now he’s putting that research to use for his very first footwear collection. From delicate stilettos to embellished flats—all with plenty of feminine details—Posen can now dress powerful women from head to toe. via FashionUnfiltered.
Artsy accessories: Following a successful soiree in Miami for Art Basel, the Dior Lady Art collaboration has landed in Beverly Hills. The iconic bags and other accoutrements, which were decorated with the work of Mat Collishaw, Ian Davenport, Daniel Gordon, Chris Martin, Jason Martin, Matthew Porter and Marc Quinn, were (obviously) fêted with a star-studded bash and dinner. via W Magazine.
Moving time: It seems that NYFW is no longer only about shifting trends, but also shifting fashion show venues. This year, the official catwalk HQ will be at Skylight Clarkson Square (550 Washington Street), making Soho the epicenter of all the stylish action. via The Cut.
Text game: Opening Ceremony’s Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have joined the likes of Jeremy Scott and Jeff Koons, with the release of a Google collaboration. The cool kid designers and shop owners have designed a slew of cases for the new Pixel smartphone, and their final product is smart, too; it changes the phone’s background to match the case. via Racked.
Shop tech: Rebecca Minkoff is sidestepping long checkout lines during the holiday season with the introduction of a self-checkout technology called QueueHop. Millennials will adore the ease of this modern update, which also includes an anti-theft tag that can only be unlocked following payment. via Footwear News.