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White Tie Worries Abound for Met Ball; Coach Bag Price Hike

Illustration by Tina Berning/WWD
Illustration by Tina Berning/WWD

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Can the men of the Met Ball pull off white tie? [WWD]
Essex Street getting streetwear shop Homie's Wonderland [Bowery Boogie]
Artist-painted Charlotte Olympia pumps on view at the Gagosian Gallery [NYT]

Coach is raising its bag prices [Racked]
Kate Spade, Jack Spade creating collections for Gap Kids [Nitrolicious]
Men's luxury business is taking off [NYT]
Chicago passes law to ban plastic shopping bags [Consumerist]
New Balance to provide the military with sneakers [Racked Boston]