Keira Knightley covers Marie Claire’s March issue and talks to them about bad boys, going rogue, and loving a rock star. The Can a Song Save Your Life star also chimes in on her royal feelings. â€œIâ€™m over the moon about the royal baby,” she tells them. “But I really canâ€™t mount an argument in favor of monarchy. Is that treason? Do I have to turn in my passport?â€ She went there. The new issue comes out on February 12th.
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Perhaps it was that hot Calvin Klein Concept commercial that blew a fuse in New Orleans last night. Ryan Seacrest, Sophia Bush, and Maria Shriver were just a few of the names who took to Twitter to comment on the hot spot starring Matthew Terry. (Remember that name!) Terry is a personal trainer from Pennsylvania who was discovered in 2011 after being named the co-winner of the annual VMAN/Ford Models Search.
Michael Kors is leading the pack in what will likely be the new downtown fashion mecca. Today it was announced that the designer will be opening a 1,700-square-foot retail space at Brookfield Place, formerly The World Financial Center. The news comes on the heels of Kors’ recent announcement of the impending opening of a 17,000-square-foot retail opening in Soho, the brand’s largest store in the world.
Oscar de la Renta is expanding his empire with a lower-priced capsule for Net-A-Porter’s sister site, The Outnet. The 24-piece offering will retail for a fraction of the cost of the designer’s core collection, maxing out at $1,295 for a coral silk faille trapeze gown. And there’s more where that came from. The collection will feature 11 dresses in total, ranging from a classic ladies-who-lunch shift dress to a candy-colored floral frock–all crafted from patterns and fabrics of seasons past. Oscar de la Renta for The Outnet is slated to debut on February 26th with Olivia Palermo as the face of the collection. Previously, The Outnet has collaborated with Alexander McQueen, Anna Sui, and Erdem.
(NEW YORK) The Raf Simons Effect Sees Dior Haute Couture Sales Rise 24 Percent [Telegraph UK]
Raf Simons flip turns Dior’s finances from a tumultuous 2011
Oscar De La Renta Collaborates With The Outnet [Vogue UK]
The brand will create an exclusive 24-piece collection, due to launch on February 24
Not Just A Magazine: Vogue Strikes A Deal [Independent UK]
Vogue to bring back the Vogue Festival
Etailer Very To Launch Collection With Glamour Magazine [Drapers Online]
Very.co.uk has created a capsule collection partnership with Glamour
Lulu Guinness Red Nose Bags [Fashion United UK]
The British accessories designer has teamed up with Sainsburyâ€™s to celebrate Red Nose Day
A Steven Soderbergh film will undoubtedly create a fuss, but the director’s purported last hurrah is cause for even more pandemonium. His plans? To paint. Although it’s probably not as lucrative, we suspect, thanks to all of those Ocean’s movies, he’s all set in that department. As for the final flcik, The Cinema Society and Michael Kors hosted a premiere for Open Road Films’ Side Effects, starring Rooney Mara,Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Catherine Piercy, formerly beauty writer at Vogue, has been named online beauty director at the publication…Jenna Gottlieb, formerly associate editor at Lucky, has been named features editor at the publication…Annie Tomlin, formerly beauty director at PopSugar, has been named beauty director at Refinery29…
What do Christine Quinn, the latest boyband eye candy to come from the U.K., and sharing sushi with a haute new songstress have in common? They all play a role in the typical weekly grind of Sergio Kletnoy, assistant and oh so much more to Cosmo editrix Joanna Coles… Monday
Totally had a â€œholy crapâ€ moment on my way to work this morning.
Alexis Bittar unveiled his new collab with Bloomingdales yesterday, which he’s calling the Miss Havisham collection. If that conjures up thoughts of old ladies, think again. Bittar’s inpiration was a mix of Deco, new wave and Debbie Harry. “I love Debbie Harry. I’m obsessed with her,” Bittar told The Daily. “I watched this documentary about her on Virgin Air and I had forgotten how chic she was.” His fave songs by Harry? Call Me and Sunday Girl.