Margherita Missoni Pregnant With First Child [Telegraph UK] The first Missoni baby bump spotting…Will Kate Moss Bare It All For Playboy? [Styleite]
WHAT: Nicholas Kirkwood Ruffle-Trimmed Suede Pumps…WHY: Think your existing cadre of six-inch heels make an impact purely on grounds of their teetering height? Prepare to reconsider. The addition of pleated grey ruffles, plumed on the half-foot-high Nicholas Kirkwood heels, makes for a decidedly memorable exit view, and the most whimsical yet still sexy gussy-up of a classic (albeit very tall!) black heel we’ve seen in a while…AVAILABLE: $1,095, Net-a-Porter.com…
Amazon customers, meet 10 Crosby. Derek Lam’s diffusion line has found a new home on the internet giant’s website in the form of an e-commerce shop ‘n’ shop at Amazon.com/10Crosby. The brand, which sources 30 percent of its wholesale business via online, will update the merchandise assortment with 10 deliveries per year. Additionally, the new 10 Crosby e-site will house social media content as well as brand editorial, from design director interviews to noteworthy 10 Crosby news. This is the first virtual, one-brand store for Amazon, which hopes to increase its fashion clientele with similar one-brand shop ‘n’ shops in the future.
Shortly after Duro Olowu’s print-filled jcpenney domination, the department store is rolling out another cool collab this month as they partner with Joe Fresh. The jcpenney-Joe Fresh alliance will result in a fun, youthful line of summer dresses, blouses, skirts, jeans, shoes and more in the brand’s bold pops of color and punchy prints. The collection, which will be ongoing instead of a one-off capsule line, launches in jcpenney stores nationwide on March 15th. In the meantime,
a pop-up shop rolled out today in L.A., located at 8074 Melrose.
Remember when Kate Davidson Hudson and Stefania Allen, Elleâ€™s former accessories director and senior accessories editor, respectively, bid adieu to the glossy separately in the fall? The duo quickly regrouped to roll out a sleek e-comm take on beautiful accessories coverage, â€˜Editorialist,â€™ which bowed a few weeks ago. Itâ€™s a fine time for a recap and a peek into whatâ€™s to come for the accouterment-adoring duo!
BY ALEXANDRA ILYASHOV
(NEW YORK) David Gandy Launches Red Nose Day Fashion Auction [Vogue UK]
The mod will launch an eBay auction as part of his Blue Steel Appeal
Gucci’s Sloane Street Store Ram-Raided [Telegraph UK]
The Gucci flagship store was ram-raided for handbags
Valentino Gets A Dazzling Facelift In Paris (The Store, That Is!) [Refinery29]
Valentino has given their Paris store on the Avenue Montaigne a makeover
AurÃ©lie Bidermann Debuts Fall 2013 Collection, Says She Will Open a New York Store â€˜Very Soonâ€™ [Fashionista]
The designer takes an ethical look at nature
Wait, Nicki Minaj Designed A Collection Of Clothes For Her Pink Friday Perfume Bottle? Yep. [MTV]
The singer tries her hand at “couture”
Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos of the much lauded LA-based designer vintage store Decades, are getting their time to shine tonight with their new reality show Dukes of Melrose premiering on Bravo at 10:30 PM ET/PT. The show follows the dynamic duo as the scour the chicest closets of the city of angels most luxe names like burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese, stylist Tracy James and the late comedienne Phyllis Diller, who apparently discusses her shaved beaver (fur, darlings fur!) in an upcoming episode.
(NEW YORK) Jean Paul Gaultier Brings Retrospective to London’s Barbican [Telegraph UK]
The designer will celebrate his 40-year career at London’s Barbican next April
Paul Smith Collaborates With David Bowie [Vogue UK]
The duo have collaborated on the official T-shirt for the musician’s long-awaited album, The Next Day
Gucci joins Green Carpet Challenge with a luxury handbag [Guardian UK]
Gucci goes green
Chanel Opens the Worldâ€™s Most Beautiful Flower Stall â€“ For Three Days, Only [Refinery29]
Everything is coming up roses at Chanel
Dita Von Teese Wears First Dress Made By 3D Printing [Styleite]
Designer Michael Schmidt goes sci-fi on Dita
WHAT: Andy Warhol Sleeveless Tunic
WHY: Where UNIQLO and Andy Warhol cross paths, a collection of the “Mmm Mmm Good”-worthy moniker emerges. In 1962, Warhol took the Campbell’s soup can and integrated it into a series of pop art silkscreens, experimenting with negative-reversed color schemes. Now you, too, can express yourself with this tunic. As the Campbell’s folks like to say, it’s amazing what soup can do, non?…AVAILABLE: $19.90, UNIQLO.com…