Who needs an Oscar? The CFDA Fashion Awards nominees and honorees were announced on Wednesday night at the fashion council’s swanky Bleecker Street office with some usual suspects and welcome newcomers entering the ring this year. CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski announced the nominations to a crowd that included Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen, Vera Wang, Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, Dean Harris, Dennis Basso, Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis,
WHAT: Kate Spade New York Radio Samira Patent Leather Clutch
WHY: Dial up the chicness with this fun ’60s-inspired radio-shaped clutch. Kate Spade knows the appeal of a vintage vibe, and the perpetually adorable brand isn’t afraid to bring the noise with this glossy patent leather number. The seafoam hue of this kitsched-up clutch feels retro yet modern at the same time. Groovy, non?
AVAILABLE: $298, KateSpade.com
Mirror, mirror on the wall whose the most powerful stylist of them all? Leslie Fremar is the stylist du jour according to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the top 25 stylists in tinsel town. The list is curated and judged by red carpet impact, influence and crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me clientele. Charlize Theron, Fremar’s client, recently stunned in a white strapless Christian Dior Couture gown at the Oscars and Julianne Moore has always been one of Hollywood’s best dressed.
Former i-D fashion editor Fiona Dallanegra will rejoin the British magazine’s masthead on April 2nd with a new title: publisher. Dallanegra will take over for founders Tricia and Terry Jones, who sold the bi-monthly chronicle to Vice Media in December. The husband and wife duo will, however, remain as shareholders and partners in the business.
(NEW YORK) Burberry To Swap Milan For London For Menswear Show [Telegraph UK]
Burberry is set to show during the menswear showcase London Collections: Men
Lily Aldridge Designs Debut Clothing Collection [Vogue UK]
The VS mod has designed her first clothing collection in collaboration with Velvet by Graham & Spencer
EXCLUSIVE: V Magazineâ€™s Latest Editorial Has Us Seeing Double [Styleite]
V Magazine reveals its Power Couples issue
A Chat with Viktor & Rolf and â€˜CEO of HTMLâ€™ Liz Goldwyn on Their Funny New Video Project [Fashionista]
The trio explore their â€œroundâ€ concept
Behold: A Glimpse At The Celia Birtwell For Uniqlo Collection [Refinery29]
Her signature prints have arrived at Uniqlo
Burlesque danseuse Dita Von Teese dodged the drizzle today inside the top level of The Lion, where she showcased her upcoming HSN assortment including two fragrances, Dita Von Teese and Rouge, starting at $20 each and a vintage-inspired intimates line priced between $25 to $45. Expect the sultry lineup to bow online March 17 and premiere on HSN TV on April 23. BY MARIA DENARDO
WHAT: Aruna Seth Candy 120mm Heel in Rose Leather
WHY: Have a craving for a sugar high? Feast your eyes on this Aruna Seth pair. The pale pink hue is unabashedly sweet, while those delicate stiletto heels get a delicious dousing of pearls in an array of pastels. Almost good enough to eat, non?
AVAILABLE: $1,032.98, arunaseth.com…
GQ and Glamour are the first 4 Times Square glossies to get the full CondÃ© Nast Entertainment treatment, via a new digital vid network of original series inspired by the duo of mags. Separate YouTube channels house the content, in addition to official sites for each title, which encompasses a quartet of shows per magazine. What’s the point? CNE wants to be “creating more ways for our unparalleled audience of influencers and trendsetters to experience their favorite content,â€ said Entertainment division president Dawn Ostroff in a statement.
If there’s any doubt that digital shopping is driving revenues for fashion brands and retailers, look no further than Urban Outfitters. The youth-skewed retailer announced that direct-to-consumer sales totaled $240.5 million in their fourth quarter, equating to 28.1 percent of total sales.