You can add Betsey Johnson’s name to the growing list of designers who are sitting out NYFW in February. (Skipping this season appears to be theeee thing.) Don’t count the legendary designer out just yet. She’s still focusing on new initiatives such as a dress launch, another fragrance, and her eagerly anticipated Style Network reality show with daughter Lulu.
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Somebody call TMZ! Page Six is reporting that John Galliano was spotted yesterday having brunch with Grace Coddington and a male friend at Sant Ambroeus in the West Village. It was reported last week that Oscar de la Renta is lending his studio to the troubled designer for the next three weeks. Keep us posted on any Galliano sightings…
Bienvenue Ã Paris, cheris! Haute couture took off last night in Paris with Atelier Versace’s star-studded show. Princess of Monaco, Charlene Wittstock, kept the paps busy with her gaggle of bodyguards. She later caught up with the bodyguard himself, Kevin Costner, who was attending with his wife, Christine Baumgartner. Also sitting front row were actresses Olivia Munn and a newly brunette Melissa George.
(NEW YORK) Miuccia Prada Releases Sketches Of Her Great Gatsby Costume Designs [Marie Claire UK]
The designer unveils more than 40 bespoke looks for the upcoming film
Nina Garcia Now Giving Make-Overs in Online Webisodes [Racked]
Garcia will host a web series called Decoding Style With Nina Garcia
Michelle Obama Wears Reed Krakoff To Official Swearing-In Ceremony [Fashionista]
The MoBama fashion inauguration watch begins
Georgia Hardinge Joins River Islandâ€™s Design Forum [Telegraph UK]
Hardinge is the latest designer creating a capsule collection for River Island
Interior Designer AndrÃ©e Putman Dies [Vogue UK]
The fashion industry’s go-to interior designer has died at aged 87
Gillian Gorman Round, formerly senior vice president, brand development at Conde Nast, has been named publisher at Lucky…Marcy Bloom, formerly publisher at Lucky, has left the publication…Jennifer Alfano, formerly co-founder and editor at KeepItChic.com and founder of an eponymous handbag line, has been named fashion features director at Harper’s Bazaar…
Today wraps up Berlin Fashion Week, but we’ve got one more issue of our Daily Berlin for you to devour! Enjoy pages and pages of the top runway looks from Dimitri, Lala Berlin, and more! Get schooled on all things Diana Vreeland from her granddaughter-in-law, plus sweet Karolina Kurkova talks about being a person and a brand.
WHAT: Romanov Clutch. WHY: Despite the chilly temps, The Styleliner is still wheelin’ and dealin’ in a city near you, stocked with plenty of exotic gems. Take, for instance, this Romanov leather clutch complete with 3-D, hand embellishment using sequins and metallic beading. Sublime, non? But you may want to act fast. There’s only two left. Bonne chance!
Much adored stylist Kate Young and Target are partnering on a limited-edition collection of women’s apparel and accessories that’s expected to hit stores on April 14th. The collection will range in prices from $29 to $90 for apparel and $15 and $50 for jewelry, handbags, and shoes.
How should you behave sitting front row? Cover’s fashion director Carola Niemann brushes us up on FASHION ETIQUETTE 101! Whatâ€™s the proper time to arrive at a fashion show?
To be on time, someone should show up 10 or 15 minutes before the scheduled time.