Kate Moss and Longchamp Host Ritz Bash
At the launch for the new Kate Moss for Longchamp handbag line, the supermodel did some handiwork for her party outfit and took scissors to a black Valentino number. Moss lopped off eight inches, making the dress into a micro-mini and matched it with a vintage white couture Valentino jacket she bought in Rome. For full article: http://bit.ly/by48ks
ALL OVER TOWN: Alexander Wang
Alexander Wang has proven he’s a street-chic kind of guy. He will launch his first ad campaign with posters plastered all over downtown NYC. They will blanket the intersections throughout the East Village and Lower East Side.The agenda? To celebrate Wang’s spring T collection. For full article: http://bit.ly/bnBgab
Stella McCartney RTW Pre-Fall 2010
“Fashion should be fun,” said Stella McCartney about the jaunty country fair atmosphere of her pre-fall presentation in Paris at the British Ambassador’s Residence, the perfect setting for the clothes that span the cozy country, urban chic and sassy disco chick camps. For full review and more images: http://bit.ly/avw6p1
Christian Dior Couture Spring 2010
The sound of thundering hooves reverberating through Dior’s salons on Avenue Montaigne foreshadowed an equestrian streak that raced through its spring couture collection. John Galliano’s exploration of Dior’s heritage had an unrelenting focus on a pinched waist, asymmetrical skirts and delectable color combinations. For full review and more images:http://bit.ly/dBBTku
Fantasy Land Backstage at Jean Paul Gaultier...
South America, beetles, “Avatar” and Mexico were the themes given by Jean Paul Gaultier to makeup artist Tom Pecheux for the designer’s couture beauty look. Models’ eyelids were painted the bugs’ incandescent colors, lips were coated in tones such as burgundy, brownish red and brownish orange. For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/cNKIYe
Chanel Couture Spring 2010
After creating 53 couture collections for Chanel, what could Karl Lagerfeld possibly do that was completely new for the 54th? Well, for starters, silver. “Not one gold button,” he said before the show, raising a finger for emphasis. Black-and-white combos? Gone as well. Navy? Nada. Chanel Couture Spring 2010 View all images: http://bit.ly/9IDYFu
Front Row at Chanel Couture
Check out the images of your favorite fashion folks sitting front row at the Chanel Couture show. For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/av4ZcP Tavi Gevinson. Claudia Schiffer photographs Kanye West and Amber Rose. Pregnant model Claudia Schiffer, who wore an oversized yellow jumper to hide her nascent baby bump, said she plans to take only a short break from work to give birth to...
Spanish fast-fashion firm Mango tapped a trio of American hyphenates to appear in its spring catalogue and ad campaign. Sophie Auster, Dree Hemingway, and Scarlett Johansson star in the campaign shot at the same recording studio once used by Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones. For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/b4uiPZ Scarlett Johansson’s third campaign for Mango takes an elegant...
A Kardashian Reality
The new issue of OK magazine claims to have an exclusive on Kourtney Kardashian’s “body after baby,” but the package might not be as exclusive as the magazine proclaims, and Kardashian might not be as slim as she appears on its cover. For full article: http://bit.ly/an41Ze Kourtney Kardashian, after. “They doctored and Photoshopped my body to make it look like I have already lost all the...
Karan Gets Elemental
After two seasons of taking photographs straight from the runway and running them as ad campaigns, Donna Karan is introducing a fresh creative direction for spring. The results are inspired by the power of elements, capturing the movement and ethereal feel of the collection. For full article: http://bit.ly/8DJin6 A Donna Karan ad for spring. Donna Karan. Donna Karan RTW Spring 2010.
Fashion Folk Celebrate Lincoln Center's New...
Fashion Folks are celebrating fashion weeks soon to be new home. Diane von Furstenberg knows she can count on Lincoln Center’s newly-minted fashion director Stephanie Winston Wolkoff to keep out party crashers like Tareq and Michaele Salahi when fashion week moves there in September. For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/8L4MQq Vera Wang, Diane von Furstenberg and Nicole...
Tom Ford is unveiling his spring campaign and guess who’s playing model this time out? None other than English actor Nicholas Hoult, the young star of “A Single Man.” The ads feature a dapper-looking Hoult accompanied by model Carolyn Murphy, wearing nothing save some tan lines and Ford-designed eyewear. For full article: http://bit.ly/8zJhsL A visual from Tom Ford’s spring advertising campaign.
The 67th Annual Golden Globes: Wet and Wild
So much for sunny California. The 67th Annual Golden Globes saw a torrential downpour sending stars running for cover and publicists unfurling umbrellas as they tried to salvage the red carpet photo opportunities. Even the biggest A-Listers couldn’t stay dry, as evidenced by Tom Ford and Julianne Moore. For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/70Su30 Ginnifer Goodwin in Vionnet and...
Giles Pre-Fall 2010
Giles Deacon lured a crowd to an artisanal factory. Guests first strolled past exquisite porcelain works in progress and aisles of perfectly stacked tableware before suddenly coming upon mountains of broken plates and bowls, precariously topped by pouty models sporting vivid-color wigs and porcelain skin. For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/7Cbzx5 A look from Giles Deacon. Giles...
Kanye West Doodles for Charity
Dubai may be having a tough time, but today local women will be able to shop and support a good cause. Organized by the U.K.-based charity organization Whatever It Takes, designers such as Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan, Jimmy Choo, and Kanye West donated one-of-a-kind works. For full article: http://bit.ly/6DYcLX
Ronaldo Adds Muscle to Armani Campaigns
Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo turns up the heat and flexes his abs for the Emporio Armani Underwear ads. As the official worldwide testimonial, Ronaldo succeeds fellow soccer star David Beckham. For full article: http://bit.ly/8dTZKs Cristiano Ronaldo in Emporio Armani spring campaign. “Cristiano is a great looking man with the perfect physique of an athlete,” said Armani. “For me, he...
Tom Ford Premieres 'A Single Man' in Milan
Tom Ford’s Golden Globe-nominated “A Single Man” premiere attracted a flurry of fashion folk decked out in fur and doubled-faced cashmere thanks to sub-zero temperatures. Donatella Versace loves “films from the past, especially black-and-white ones with good lighting.” For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/7wlHZe Tom Ford and Donatella Versace. “Milan has a wonderful energy and I...
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Winter and Spring Tip Sheet
If your New Year’s resolution involved getting more sleep, you’re out of luck. The coming months offer enough social opportunities in New York and beyond to keep you perpetually in party mode. On your marks, get set, go. For full article and more images: http://bit.ly/7QgxDx Leighton Meester at Louis Vuitton. January 12, 2010 Gossip girls and preppy fanboys flock to Henri Bendel where Leighton...
Did They or Didn't They?
No so fast. Blogs went into overdrive with reports that Marc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone said “I do” over the holidays. The two had been photographed on the beach, taking in the sun and sea, honeymoon-style. According to a spokeswoman for the designer, this was not a wedding, and the two are still happily engaged. For full article: http://bit.ly/6UMudY Marc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone Marc...
Kelly Cutrone, By the Book
Kelly Cutrone talks about her new self-help book entitled “If You Have to Cry, Go Outside…And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You.” It is full of Cutrone’s urgings to “gather up your courage like an armful of free clothes at a McQueen sample sale,” and “celebrate the magic inside of yourself.” For full article: http://bit.ly/7sIbql “I felt like there’s a lot of confusion about what...
Editors and Publishers' 2010 Resolutions
While the exercise has become a bit trite and overdone, talk of New Year’s resolutions is hard to avoid. For magazine editors and publishers, the 2010 resolution du jour is ad pages, or more precisely, wishing for a more bountiful year on the publishing side. For full article: http://bit.ly/88gcml Linda Wells “Every time I make a New Year’s resolution, I break it before the month is out,”...
Turning Over a New Leaf
Designers, like many, have made some resolutions for 2010, ranging from studying for their driver’s license to renewing gym memberships or simply hoping to spend more time with family and friends. Now comes the hard part: keeping them. For more resolutions and images: http://bit.ly/89FCmv “Personally and professionally, I will attempt to learn Japanese.” — Thakoon Panichgul “Personally,...
Vivienne Westwood Hits the Wall
Vivienne Westwood might well be one of fashion’s most antiestablishment figures, but that hasn’t stopped her from teaming with the posh British firm Cole & Son for a collection of wallpaper. The range is based on designs from past ready-to-wear collections. For full article: http://bit.ly/6tTvEQ Wallpaper by Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son. The wallpaper designs include Squiggle,...