Balenciaga is said to be suing Nicolas GhesquiÃ¨re over inflammatory comments he made regarding management at the fashion house in an exclusive interview to System magazine in April. Challenges, a French business magazine, broke the news that Kering (formerly PPR), which owns Balenciaga, would be suing the designer.
WHAT: Lana Jewelry Azure Stone Earrings…WHY: Stop and stare: These azure 14-karat gold earrings with rosecut sapphire stones in a bewitching shade of midnight blue from Lana Jewelry may well spur envy, but it’s worth it. So toss up a coif so those glimmering beauties fully attract passersby both near and far with these jewels, elegantly slung diagonally with delicate chains. But get your earring act together, darlings: these striking pieces of ear candy must be pre-ordered and take up to four weeks to manufacture. Don’t worry, you’ll survive a month of eager bauble anticipation. We promise…AVAILABLE: LanaJewelry.com, $2,000…
Lucky has a new editor-in-chief atop its masthead, replacing Brandon Holley, and the surprise factor isn’t terribly high: Eva Chen will helm the shopping glossy. Chen is best known as Teen Vogue’s beauty director; she clocked six years at the petite Vogue title. Since April, Chen has been enlisted (by Anna Wintour, no less) to consult on Lucky.
Since launching in 2008, Dannijo’s sister act, Danielle and Jodie Snyder, accumulated enough hits in their bauble-crafting repertoire to launch a capsule collection in celebration of their fifth anniversary. The limited-edition spate of six pieces, available exclusively online at Dannijo.com, are priced slightly lower than their usual array of items, retailing for $295 to $425.
Amy Adams Blasts Hollywood Diet Obsessions In Allure [The Daily Mail]
The actress says she doesn’t think being perfect is interesting and she won’t be making headlines for her bikini figure
JW Anderson’s Menswear Of The Future: Crop Tops, Lace, And Capelets [Styleite]
The designer showed an androgynous menswear collection full of womenswear themes
Jane Pratt On Being A Makeup Obsessed Teen And Why Sassy Was Created [NYMag]
The editor talks about being mad for makeup at Oberlin, feeling out of place, and why she created Sassy
Whitney Pozgay On Her New Collection For Anthropologie For Small People [Fashionista]
The Whit designer has launched a collection with the retailer that will be available in petite sizes
The Antwerp Six Reunite For Their 30th Anniversary [Complex]
From Ann Demuelemeester to Dries Van Noten, Antwerp’s design wunderkinds reunite to celebrate Belgian design
CondÃ© publisher shuffles alert! After InStyle publisher Connie Anne Phillips parted ways with the Time Inc. title last month, word had it that Phillips would be returning to her old 4 Times Square stomping grounds, where she spent an impressive 14 years at Vogue. The rumors are true: Phillips will become part of the CondÃ© crowd once again on July 8, when she assumes the role of VP and publisher of Glamour. Phillips’ predecessor, Bill Wackermann, most recently held the title of EVP and publisher at Glamour; he’s helmed the glossy’s publishing team since 2004. Wackermann will now move to Conde Nast Traveler to fill the shoes of Carolyn Kremins, who segued over in to fellow CondÃ© property Epicurious.com last week.
Marc Jacobs Dropped Cara Delevingne From Catwalk For Being A “Dwarf” [The Telegraph]
The designer originally banned the model from being in his show due to her 5’9″ height
Dolce & Gabbana Tax Evasion Verdict Is Near [Vogue UK]
The designer duo will find out on Wednesday whether they will face prison for tax evasion
The Aesthete’s Adrian Mainella Bids Farewell To Friend Annabel Tollman [The Aesthete]
In an open letter to the late stylist and The Aesthete’s style editor, Adrian Mainella says his goodbye
South Asian American Designers Who Are Making Their Mark [Business Of Fashion]
Designers hailing from Nepal and India are using close ties to home to build their businesses
An Argument For Flying In High Style [WSJ]
The golden age of flying may be over, but that’s no reason to dress like it is
WHAT: AvocÃª’s Womenâ€™s Eyewear Brand
WHY: Ladies, a new brand of eyewear has just been unleashed! AvocÃª is a line of womenâ€™s eyewear that is fun yet sophisticated and conveniently priced under $100! Combining their vibrant hues and unique designs, AvocÃª’s frames are the perfect accessory to adorn your face this summer! The first collection features 12 unique designs in colors such as Pink Quartz and Honey Violet, offering optical glasses and non-prescription polarized sunglasses priced at $99 and guaranteeing 100% UV protection.
Carolyn Kremins, formerly VP and publisher at CondÃ© Nast Traveler, has been named senior vice president and general manager at Epicurious.com…Annabel Vered, formerly editorial consultant at Bauer Publishing, has been named editor-in-chief of Closer, Bauer’s weekly celebrity and women’s lifestyle magazine launching this fall…Marisa Sandora, formerly executive editor at Health & Life magazines, has been named editor-in-chief of Girl’s World, Bauer’s tween magazine launching this fall…