It was a roaring good time at the Prada store in Soho last night as some of the biggest faces in fashion, film, and music collided for an evening to celebrate the looks Miuccia Prada designed for costume designer and art director Catherine Martin for the hautely-anticipated film, Gatsby. The designer created 40 looks for the ’20s flick, transforming several looks from the Prada and Miu Miu archives. While the archival looks were not ’20s-inspired, Miuccia Prada has said she was surprised by how many of her pieces fit with the era.
Acne Studios is headed to the Golden State. This fall, the Stockholm-based company plans to open a 5,000 square-foot flagship inside the Eastern Columbia Building at 849 South Broadway in downtown L.A. The new outpost will stock men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, denim, accessories, and handbags. Additionally, a brand new coffee shop extention will launch within the space, which will be run by Stockholm natives, Il CaffÃ¨.
Alexander Wang is a busy man these days. Having debuted his own collection at New York Fashion Week, designed his first much-anticipated collection for Balenciaga, and launched the brand’s new ad campaign, the designer now has a new collab underway with menswear e-tailer Mr. Porter.
Naomi Campbell An Vald Doronin Are Taking A Break [NYPost]
The supermodel and her Russian billionaire boyfriend are on the rocks and he’s spotted out partying
Nicolas GhesquiÃ¨re: ‘I May Be Putting Myself In Danger’ [Vogue UK]
The designer reveals he may have new plans to announce in the near future
French Model To Auction 12,000-Piece Haute Couture Collection [The Telegraph]
Danielle Luquet de Saint Germain, model and muse to Yves Saint Laurent will sell her collection later this year
Luxury Shopping Firms Bet On Casino Approach In China [Business Of Fashion]
Luxury firms are now offering junkets to Hong Kong for Chinese consumers looking to spend money abroad
Would You Wear A Shirt That Only Needs Washing Once A Year [Complex]
Wool & Prince developed an anti-odor, anti-wrinkle wool called Cotton-Soft that only needs an annual wash
Harper’s Bazaar is adding two new names to its masthead next month, as well as bumping up two current editorial staffers via a duo of promotions. Lindsay Talbot will join the Hearst glossy on May 15 as senior features editor, following a three-year stint as an assistant editor at Vogue. During her time as a Vogue-ette, beginning in March 2010, Talbot worked closely with Hamish Bowles, and worked on a variety of front-of-book sections at the mag.
The Ruffian boys, Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, are back with another uber-chic adventure in their latest installment of “La Vie En Ruffian.” This time, the fellas travel to Montreal, Canada where they do the town as it’s meant to be done. Ever consider taking a trip to Montreal? If so, here’s a starting place for your itinerary; if not, get ready to plan something after reading this…
WHAT: J. McLaughlin Bamboo Clutch in Aqua…WHY: What happens when you meld the chic vacay vibe of bamboo, its texture showcased via a super glossy finish, with an irresistible pastel hue that’d be quite at home by the seaside? This delightful J. McLaughlin clutch, which more or less epitomizes spring. It’s quite the stalk-worthy piece. So, ready, set, shoot! We could go on with the bamboo-themed double entendres, but you’ve got some click ‘n ordering to do for the good of your bag collection, oui?…AVAILABLE: $150, JMcLaughlin.com…
Attention, attention! Tomorrow night, the chic set will gather at Cipriani Wall Street for the 2013 Delete Blood Cancer Gala to support the worldâ€™s largest non-profit bone marrow donor center. Vera Wang, Derek Lam, Anja Rubik, and Coco Rocha are just a few of the notables expected for a night of dinner, entertainment, and of course, donations. Delete Blood Cancer co-founder, Katharina Harf, checks in with The Daily to give us the low-down.
Eva Herzigova Gives Birth To Third Son [Daily Mail]
The 40-year-old model welcomed her third son with boyfriend Gregorio Marsiaj
Miuccia Prada Discusses Her Great Gatsby Costumes [Vogue UK]
The designer reveals that she was surprised about how many of her archive looks could be translated to the era
Buy Met Ball Outfits Fresh Off The Red Carpet [The Telegraph]
Moda Operandi will offer customers the opportunity to purchase the gowns the night after the big event
Downtown Abbey To Launch Clothing Line, Homeware And Furniture [Vanity Fair]
The show’s executive producer confirms it will produce goods based on the post-Edwardian era drama
Watch Keira Knightley As Coco Chanel [Harper’s Bazaar UK]
Take a peak at the first clips of the actress as Coco Chanel in Karl Lagerfeld’s new short film
WHAT: Dasha Zhukova x Illesteva
WHY: Russian socialite, fashion designer and former magazine editor, Dasha Zhukova partnered up with Illesteva to design this pair of darling sunnies, which also come in pale pink. Each pair are handmade in France using a mix of acetate. Snatch them while you can, only 200 of these limited-edition shades will be made.