The Daily Roundup: Maria Grazia Chiuri to Dior, Fendi’s Epic 90th Anniversary Show

by Kristen Heinzinger

Maria Grazia Chiuri Joins Dior [New York Times]
It’s official! After much industry speculation, Dior confirmed that the former Valentino co-creative director is Raf Simons’ replacement. Sidney Toledano, chief executive of Christian Dior, weighs in.

Fendi’s Epic 90th Anniversary Show [Harper’s Bazaar UK]
Creative director Karl Lagerfeld took Fendi’s 90th anniversary show to the Trevi Fountain in Rome, where Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, and more top mods walked on a glass catwalk over water.

Tamara Mellon Opens Mountainside Pop-Up [Page Six]
The co-founder of Jimmy Choo has opened a pop-up shop at Idaho’s posh Sun Valley mountain resort for her namesake shoe line, adopting a direct to consumer model, selling the designs more quickly and for less.

Fashion Week Inc. Sues WME -IMG and CFDA [Yahoo! Style]
Fashion Week Inc. founder Trisha Paravas is suing WME-IMG and the Council of Fashion Designers of America for at least $10 million in damages, claiming that she owns the trademark “New York Fashion Week.”

PETA Activist Dresses as Karl Lagerfeld [Fashionista]
In weird news, a PETA activist amped up his game outside Fendi’s anniversary show yesterday and wore a papier-mâché looking head mask of Karl Lagerfeld.

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