On the heels of Reed Krakoff’s announcement that he is departing his post as creative director at Coach, the company’s VP of PR, Kerry Diamond, has announced that she’s also parting ways with the brand. Diamond’s next move?
J.Crew is at it again: The retailer is pairing up with this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner, Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman, as well as the runner-ups, Tabitha Simmons and Jennifer Meyer, for a limited edition capsule collection to celebrate their achievements. The collections will be availabe online and in stores starting May 22nd.
Riccardo Tisci Unveils Ballet Costumes [Vogue UK]
The designer has created costumes for a performace called Bolero at the OpÃ©ra de Paris
Everything You Need To Know About J.Crew’s London Takeover [Refinery29]
Rumor has it the American retailer will be opening its doors on Regent street this Fall
June Eighteen: Kanye’s Fashion Comeback? [Telegraph]
The rapper tweets a significant date and it may not be about the baby or an album
A Delicate Piercing Craze Sweeps The Fashion Set [Fashionista]
J. Colby Smith of New York Adorned is piercing all of fashions hippest ladies
Who’s Table Will Kate Upton Join For The Met Ball? [NYPost]
Find out which designer’s table model du moment, Kate Uptown will be gracing with her presence
As The Met Costume Gala quickly approaches and everyone is scrambling to find their edgiest duds for the upcoming Punk: Chaos to Couture event and exhibition, Burberry has come to the rescue with a punk-inspired capsule collection.
WHAT: Tambour bag by TL-180…WHY: Round out your summer wardrobe with this TL-180 purse. The Italian brand, cooked up by design duo Luisa Orsini and Antonine Peduzzi, created a bag that can easily transition from day to night. Combine classic leather with feisty python and you’ve got a statement piece with a unique circular shape to stash all your stuff inside. Also of note: all the excellent goodies on offer at Anthem Wares (major lusting is just a click away, loves). Talk about staying ahead of the curve!…AVAILABLE: $535, AnthemWares.com….
CondÃ© Nast Entertainment unfurled its second phase of video channels based on its toniest newsstand titles yesterday at a Newfront presentation, first targeting the rather disparate crowds of fashionettes and tech titans. The newest spate of glossies to go the original programming route include Vogue, which will bow in video form next Wednesday, and Wired, which will unroll a channel on May 15.
Paul Smith is hitting the London catwalk this summer. According to a tentative schedule released by the British Fashion Council for London Collections: Men, the designer is expected to present in London for the first time on June 18 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. He joins the roster alongside top menswear brands like Burberry, Tom Ford, and Alexander McQueenâ€”all showing between Sunday, June 16, and Tuesday, June 18. Although Sir Paul calls the UK home, he’s shown in Paris since 1976, and is still expected to present his full Spring/Summer 2014 collection there in July.
Kristen Stewart Tells Nicolas Ghesquiere She’d ‘Run Away With Him’ [NYMag.com]
The actress delivers an f-bomb laced interview to 032C magazine about her admiration for the designer
John Galliano Won’t Attend The Met Ball [The Telegraph]
The designer’s publicist Liz Rosenberg says John Galliano will not attend The Met Ball
Christopher Raeburn Unveils Festival Project With Victorinox [Vogue UK]
The designer has teamed up with Victorinox to create an 11-piece collection focused on festival wear
Would Anna Wintour Settle For A Safety Pin? [The New York Times]
Eric Wilson investigates the problems of dressing for this year’s Met Ball
Sufjan Steven’s Crazy Guide To College Fashion [Buzzfeed]
Check out the musician’s newspaper article on fashion from 1995 at Hope College in Michigan
WHAT: Salvatore Ferragamo L’Icona Vara
WHY: In celebration of 35 years of their iconic Vara, Ferragamo has created the L’Icona Vara, which can be customized in multiple color combinations, monogramed with your initials and even come in an exclusive summer floral design. With 10 colors to choose from like classic black and white to brights like citron, turquoise and lava, plus your own initials engraved into the sole, you can put your personal stamp in your stomp.
WHAT: Opening Ceremony Woven Spazzolato Heel Sandals…WHY: Summer cocktail parties just got a seriously bright boost with these sandals, which kinda riff on the Vuitton checkerboarding we all can’t get enough of. The Opening Ceremony kicks are the perfect mix of laid-back cool and eye-catching style. A peppy blend of bold yellow, neutral white, and a chic wooden heel you’ll actually be able to walk in. All in all, these sandals will be weaving their way into your wardrobe in no time! So, sit back while you’re poolside, cocktail in hand, and kick back in style…AVAILABLE: $415.00, OpeningCeremony.us…