Just your average low-key wedding dress walking down the runway at the Elie Saab Haute Couture show in Paris today. No big deal. Keeping it DL. Subtle. Let’s blend in.
It wouldn’t be Paris Haute Couture without a little visit from Dita Von Teese, non? Today she wore head-to-toe black (shocker!) to her pal Jean Paul Gautier’s show at his grand Rue Saint Martin headquarters. We could all use a little haute in New York City today. Brrrrrr….
With the FGI Rising Star Awards just one day away, it was the perfect time for The Daily to catch up with nominee Tia Cibani, who chatted with us about life aprÃ¨s Ports 1961, brand building, and juggling motherhood and the designer grind.
BY PAIGE REDDINGER
This season, SINGER22 is showing some edge, non? Mod Amanda Davis flaunts the collection in the chic retailer’s newest ads. Why join the campaigning fray? According to co-founder Jon Singer, “This new campaign is a step in the natural progression of the growth of the SINGER22 brand. Right now we are positioned for explosive growth in every aspect of our business
(NEW YORK) Raf Simons Returns To Costume Design [Vogue UK]
The Dior creative director will design the outfits worn by the actresses in Body Art
Gamines And A Godson Star In Karl Lagerfeld’s New Chanel Film [Telegraph UK]
Karl Lagerfeld’s godson makes a cameo in a new Chanel mini-film
American Apparel Invites You To Aerobicise With Ron Harris [Racked]
American Apparel has teamed up with 80’s “exercise” photographer Ron Harris to create a Tumblr
Enjoy The Silence: Experience Selfridges’ No Noise Exhibit [ELLE]
This winter, the department store will launch “No Noise” to tune out post-holiday distractions and transform into a sanctuary
Anna Lynett Moss Teaches Fashion Schoolâ€”At Prison [Of A Kind]
Rikers Island prisoners brush up on their fashion history
More than just the latest forest-inflected Couture show, with plenty of florals flourishing down the runway at Chanel: Karl always has a trick up his sleeve, of course! While the collection underscored some themes other couturiers have been pushing this season, Karl’s idea of romance is a tad darker than his counterparts’. Also of note: the strong emphasis on the shoulders, with collars to contemplate. Birdsong followed the models, nymphlike as they wound through a set of oak and pine trees that had been imported into the venue in a sort of Shakespearean dream.
WHAT: FUNKTIONAL Colorblock Fur Jacket…WHY: Mittens? Check! Chic snow boots? Check! FUNKTIONAL fur coat? Double check! All other snowbunnies beware: this particularly stylish slope slider is in the lodge! Who said a blizzard is an excuse not to look your best? This winter, forgo the oversized puffer in favor of a luxe rabbit colorblocked coat…AVAILABLE: $736, Barneys.com…
To wear Jason Wu (again) or not to wear Jason Wu. That was the question on Michelle Obama’s mind pre-inauguration. In 2009, the First Lady wore a white, one-shoulder gown by Wu to the Inaugural Ball, catapulting the designer to fashion stardom. Four years later, Wu again worked closely with Mrs. Obama’s team, yet there was no confirmation as to whether or not she’d remain loyal.
Barneys’ newish owner, Richard Perry, bought the company last year and is already making some moves, literally: The company plans to open a flagship store complete with a Co-Op outpost somewhere downtown, likely below 14th Street. The news follows a recent announcement that the company will shutter its 18th Street Co-Op location on March 1st. Sad news for Chelsea-based chicsters!
The new John Varvatos campaign pairs Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist) and emerging music artist Gary Clark Jr. The campaign was shot in London by Danny Clinch at the historic Rivoli Ballroom. “Jimmy Page has been a music and fashion icon of mine since 1970,” Varvatos explains in a statement. “Gary Clark Jr. is the real deal: amazing guitar player, singer, songwriter, and friend.