Obsessions: Rachel Antonoff
Designer Rachel Antonoff starts her column for Chic Report in just a few weeks, but we couldn't wait another minute and had to find out what was rocking her world right now.
Where to Sleep and Dine Right Now in Paris!
Planning your trips to Paris for the menâ€™s collections, haute couture, or prÃªt-Ã -porter? Hereâ€™s your cheat sheet on where to stay and refuelâ€”and how to hydrate.
Rebecca's Vino Adventure
Rebecca Minkoff's Napa Valley adventure...
La Vie en Ruffian: Viva Indochine
Ruffian designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais refused to let a little blizzard get them down when there was a celebration to be had.
Nicole Kidman Abandons Couture
Alexi Lubomirski shot Nicole Kidman for the February cover of Harper's Bazaar which hits newsstands on January 18th.
Kate Middleton Gets Tatlered
And so it begins! Tatler went Warhol on Kate Middleton for the magazine's February cover. (Notice they didn't score a photo shoot...) The special collector's edition reveals covers how she and Wills fell in love, and a bunch of other stuff you've probably read about. No matter! Let's see how this one sells...and expect the American glossies to follow! Glenda, get on the horn!
Kellwood's Acquisition Flurry Begins with Rebecca Taylor
Yesterday, Kellwood announced its acquisition of Rebecca Taylor, the 15-year-old fashion brand founded by the eponymous designer and her business partner, Elizabeth Bugdaycay. Both will stay with the company, and although financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, Kellwood's president and CEO Michael Kramer plans to focus first on building new freestanding stores in addition to developing a stronger, more effective online presence and growing wholesale accounts. Sources...
Links of The Daily
New Details on Royal Wedding The Queen will host private reception at Buckhigham Palace, followed by a dinner engineered by Prince Charles...The Bearded Dandy of Brooklyn Ouigi Theodore, founder of Brooklyn Circus boutique, is trendsetting a dandy take on urban style...A Carven First The Paris boutique will open shortly at 36 Saint Sulpice
Karl's New Muse, Officially: Blake Lively
After months of speculation, Chanel has confirmed the appointment of Blake Lively as the brand's newest ambassador for Mademoiselle handbags. She will appear in a campaign, photographed by Karl Largerfeld in and around the Coco Chanel apartment at 30, rue Cambon, that will debut in April issues. The Mademoiselle bag was introduced for the 2011 Cruise season, and certain styles (ranging from $2,000 to $3,300) are already in stores.
Candice Swanepoel Has Her Moment
Candice Swanepoel hits the cover of Victoria's Secret swimsuit issue.