When Hervé Léger brought on Christian Juul Nielsen as their new creative director in 2018, they brought in a shot…
Simon Homes has been tapped as the inaugural creative director at Paul Smith. Homes was previously the head of men’s…
Ah, chéries, another season of Coterie has passed. So what was on tap at the chic trade show for Spring…
As a warm escape from the winter chill, Ann Taylorâ€™s Summer 2014 collection took editors on a trip from Times Square to Capri last eve. The looks in the preview were apropos for a summer sail: breezy white skirts, nautical knits, a pale pink dress, and sailor-approved jackets. Combined with anchoring accessories, like heavy gold chains, a bold black belt, and whimsical clutches, Ann Taylor’s creative director, Lisa Axelson, proved her staying power in the execution of chic-approved work wear. She also filled your Daily in on her dream jaunt (it’s not as exotic as one might expect!) and her chaussures of choice for tackling the snowy streets.
BY DENA SILVER
As Esquared Hospitality’s creative director, Samantha Wasser gets involved in all the behind-the-scenes work on some of the city’s chicest spots, like the spate of BLT restos, and she’s also a partner at Bar NanÃ¡, which lured scads of fashionettes to Gansevoort St. during its NYFW debut. The native New Yorker with an exceedingly fun-sounding gig (oh, and she’s only 26!) schooled us on the anatomy of a hautespot, the candy corn-inflected dessert she can’t get enough of, and the virtues of being nice when it comes to getting past that velvet rope.
In the past six months, one-man multimedia platform Joe Zee redesigned Elle, launched a new reality show, founded a fashion summer camp, and styled half of Hollywood. Is he making the rest of us look bad? Kind of! Is he redefining what a creative director can be? Elle yeah, he is!
BY EDDIE ROCHE
The Daily Front Row has a premiere in the works for NYFW: This September marks the launch of the first annual Fashion Media Awards, building off of the mag’s beloved Media Issue and dovetailing with The Daily’s tenth anniversary. The event will take place at hautespot eatery Harlow on Friday, September 6. Honorees for the inaugural FMAs include Stephen Gan, Ingrid Sischy, Joe Zee, Jane Bruton, and Heidi Klum, along with a buzzy coterie of high profile presenters. Media standouts will be selected in categories such as Fashion Magazine of the Year, Creative Director of the Year, TV Personality of the Year, Fashion Scoop of the Year, and Publisher of the Year.
Fashion’s Wealthiest In 2013 Named [Vogue UK]
Sir Philip Green and the Weston family top the list of Fashion’s wealthiest people
ASOS And The British Fashion Council To Create New Initiative For Young Designers [Refinery29]
Rumor has it there are talks to set up a working space, pattern cutting facilities and access to ASOS’s manufacturing space
John Galliano To Teach At Parsons [The Telegraph]
The designer will teach a new class entitled “Show Me Emotion!” for the BFA program
Creative Director, Naoki Takizawa On Uniqlo’s New LifeWear Concept Collection [Dazed Digital]
Styled by Nicola Formichetti, the new collection is meant to be a series of basics for “everyone and everyday”
10 Young London Creatives Shaping The Future Of Fashion [Business Of Fashion]
BOF talks to London’s bright young things from stylists and photographers to set designers and art directors