Courtney Weinblatt, formerly fashion director at Isaay.com, has been named market director at Marie Claire…Kayla Webley, formerly writer/reporter at Time, has been named senior editor at Marie Claire…Jem Aswad, formerly editor of Billboard.biz, has been named editor-in-chief at Spin…Robert Sietsema, formerly food columnist at The Village Voice, has been named food columnist at Eater…
Stylist Annabel Tollman was found dead in her West Village apartment after suffering a blood clot in her sleep. Further details surrounding her death have not yet been released. Tollman’s career as a stylist took off when she began styling high-profile clients like Scarlett Johansson, Shakira, Liv Tyler, Mariah Carey, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, to name but a few. She was was named one of the 25 most powerful stylists by the Hollywood Reporter in 2011 and was set to appear in an upcoming Bravo reality show. As news of her death spreads, many fashion folks, such as Mickey Boardman, Hilary Rhoda, Natalie Joos, and Derek Blasberg, have been expressing their sorrow over the news via Twitter and Facebook. As a major influencer in the industry, Tollman will be greatly missed.
Karl Lagerfeld’s beloved Choupette and Linda Evangelista grace the cover of German Vogue’s July issue, shot by the Kaiser himself. The cover comes fresh off of the recent revelation to CNN that he’d marry the now-famous cat if he could. â€œYou know, there is no marriage yet for human beings and animals. I never thought that I would fall in love like this with a cat.â€
Couture shows? Ain’t nobody got time for that. At least Riccardo Tisci doesn’t this season. The brand’s creative director is once again skipping the Paris Couture shows due to his busy schedule. One bonus of Tisci getting a little more time on his hands is the news that Givenchy will be reviving their wristwatch collection, which was discontinued in 2009. Gotta stay on track of that busy schedule somehow.
Sarah Jessica Parker is partnering with longtime Manolo Blahnik CEO George Malkemus to launch a serious shoe collection that will include bags and a few trenches to be sold exclusively at Nordstrom early next year. â€œBecause I got to play that role (Carrie Bradshaw), I wore a lot of shoes,â€ Parker tells Vogue. â€œand by default I learned an enormous amount. Itâ€™s hard toâ€â€”no pun intendedâ€”â€œwalk away from that.â€
How exciting! Marc Jacobs enjoyed a little popcorn and the company of Rose Byrne at last night’s Cinema Society and DeLeon screening of I’m So Excited at Sunshine Landmark Cinemas. Nice to see a tanned and rested-looking MJ giving himself a little break at the movies.
Get acquainted with Dutch darling Marloes Horst, our first cover mod on The Daily Summer this season. She epitomized white mystique in the magnifique fashion spread in the mag; now it’s time to learn a bit about this beauty…
BY EDDIE ROCHE
Downtown haute spot Omar’s is quickly becoming the home away from home for the fashion set (event after event after event is happening there lately) so it was the obvious (and welcome!) choice for Cesare Casadei and Julia Restoin Roitfeld to host an intimate dinner on Wednesday night to celebrate Casadei’s Resort collection.
Is Naomi Campbell Trying To Get Vlad’s New Model Girlfriend Fired? [NYPost]
Rumor has it the supermodel is trying to get Luo Zilin fired by her Chinese agency
Roberto Cavalli’s Used Cigarette Was eBay Gold [NYMag]
The designer’s cigarette butt was sold on eBay for Â£250
Givenchy To Skip Couture For A Second Season [The Telegraph]
The fashion house will not show couture at the Paris shows due to Riccardo Tisci’s hectic schedule
Carrie Bradshaw’s Hairstylist On Taming That Infamous Mane [Fashionista]
Mandy Lyons on chopping Sarah Jessica Parker’s hair and using five different styling irons
Is Elvira Vintage The Net-A-Porter Of The Vintage World? [Vogue UK]
Sophie Scrimgeour and Tori Steinberg debut an e-commerce site for luxury vintage
WHAT: Milly Lobster Tote
WHY: Heading to the Hamptons this weekend? Get in the seaside spirit and take this tote-ally fun canvas lobster tote with you as you hit the beach to catch some rays. Plus, this bag is equipped with interior pockets and compartments perfect for storing all those beach essentials. So grab your beach towel and sunscreen and head East!