Following a board meeting on Wednesday, Italy’s chamber said it accepted the proposal put forward in October by Diane von Furstenberg, president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, to begin New York Fashion Week on the second Thursday in September, starting in 2013.
The new line, developed from Bare Escentuals’ proprietary mineral ingredient ActiveSoil Complex, consists of seven products. There are two cleansers, two nighttime serums and three moisturizers formulated for normal, dry and combination skin.
For pre-fall, Pringle of Scotland’s design director, Alistair Carr, riffed on motifs from the house’s history while still giving the looks a modern twist. His take on the famed twinset, for instance, was a wine-colored cardigan that fastens diagonally across the body, with diamanté buttons designed to resemble one Carr discovered in Pringle’s archives.