G’day, mates! Six months after IMG Models launched a new division in Australia, luring some top industry beauties like Miranda Kerr and Gemma Ward, the agency announced today its partnership with Australia’s Next Top Model. IMG will offer the winner a coveted contract with the agency.
Earlier this week, FGI announced their newest batch of Rising Star candidates. Among the talent? Cali-bred designer Nellie Partow, who’s known as much for her hits on the catwalk as in the ring. We sat down with Partow to talk branding, boxing, and more. BY MARIA DENARDO
Paige Reddinger, formerly associate luxury editor at Forbes, has been named fashion news editor at The Daily Front Row…Kate Lanphear, formerly style director at Elle, has been named style director at T: The New York Times Style Magazine…Ken Kurson, formerly contributing editor at Esquire, has been named editor-in-chief at The New York Observer…Maurie Perl, formerly SVP, media and communications at Conde Nast Entertainment, has left the company…
Burberryâ€™s got a new boss. Former chief operating officer of Burberry, Jan Heppe has been promoted to President of the Americas
(NEW YORK) Brit Awards 2013: Nominations Announced [Vogue UK]
Rihanna and Lana Del Rey top off the Brit Awards’ nominee list
Editorâ€™s Rant: Why BryanBoyâ€™s Thinspo Tweets Arenâ€™t Ok [Styloko]
BryanBoy’s Twitter crosses the line for one blogger
New Justin Timberlake Album! New Justin Timberlake Album! [Refinery29]
Coinciding with the timing of Destiny’s Child’s recent announcement, JT is also making a comeback
David Beckham Teams Up With Guy Ritchie for H&M [Telegraph UK]
Behind the scenes with Brief-clad Beckham
Rosamund Pike Is The New Face Of L.K.Bennett [ELLE UK]
The actress fronts the spring/summer 2013 collection along with the brandâ€™s luxury capsule collection
Itâ€™s almost that time of year when fashionettes flock to New York City for a glorious week of hitting up shows and decompressing at the subsequent parties (and, for some, posing for street style photogs). The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week calendar was just posted, and itâ€™s business as usual at Lincoln Center for regular fixtures at the Tents like Diane Von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, and Michael Kors.
Fern Mallis corralled a chic set to the 92nd Street Y last night for the latest edition of her “Fashion Icons” conversations, this time with Marc Jacobs who she’s been trying to nab for a year and a half, plus had to reschedule post-Sandy in November. It was worth the wait as Jacobs descended upon the stage to talk everything from former flames to Dior to Nebbles, his new pup! Next up in the series? Betsey Johnson on Jan. 16, Vera Wang on Feb. 19, and Suzy Menkes on May 7. But first: highlights from MJ!
BY MARIA DENARDO
New year, new gigs: Designer Doo-Ri Chung is taking the reigns as the new creative director at Vince, announced just one day after word spread that founders Rea Laccone and Christopher LaPolice are exiting the company they founded. Chung will have her hands full, as the company is apparently moving full steam ahead with plans to double their store count and open new digs in the U.K., Canada, and Asia.
WHAT: Cast Eyewear You And I Are In Love Sunglasses…WHY: Buyer beware! You may have a total Yoko moment wearing these Cast shades. The futuristic frames are a specs-adorning transporting ticket to the swinging sixties and seventies. Plus, you and 99 other chicettes will be the only ones wearing these frames, given the limited-edition run of 100 pairs. It’s up to you to supply the bell bottoms; flower power optional!….AVAILABLE: $220, CastEyewear.com…