This was bound to happen. Peru’s most notable fashion export Mario Testino shot his buddy Kate Moss for the Vogue Paris April edition all decked out in looks from his homeland. The story entitled â€œLâ€™Etoile de Limaâ€ was styled by Sarajane Hoare and actually features Kate in looks from Ralph Lauren, Lanvin, Miu Miu, Rochas, and Gucci. Fabuloso!
Last night, Gucci and The Cinema Society hosted a screening of the highly anticipated new flick Oz the Great and Powerful starring James Franco as, you guessed it, Oz. (We knew he was a friend of Dorothy!) The great and the powerful who came out to the DGA’s screening room included Emmy Rossum, Dylan McDermott, Prabal Gurung, Alina Cho, John Varvatos, Amy Sacco, Harry Brant
(NEW YORK) Jean Paul Gaultier Brings Retrospective to London’s Barbican [Telegraph UK]
The designer will celebrate his 40-year career at London’s Barbican next April
Paul Smith Collaborates With David Bowie [Vogue UK]
The duo have collaborated on the official T-shirt for the musician’s long-awaited album, The Next Day
Gucci joins Green Carpet Challenge with a luxury handbag [Guardian UK]
Gucci goes green
Chanel Opens the Worldâ€™s Most Beautiful Flower Stall â€“ For Three Days, Only [Refinery29]
Everything is coming up roses at Chanel
Dita Von Teese Wears First Dress Made By 3D Printing [Styleite]
Designer Michael Schmidt goes sci-fi on Dita
Congratulations to Gucci duo Frida Giannini and Patrizio di Marco, who’re newly minted parents. Aw! One week after giving birth to her Fall collection (we had to!) the brand’s creative director gave birth to a daughter, Greta on March 2nd, with di Marco, Gucci’s CEO. A spokesperson for Gucci confirmed the birth to Vogue UK, telling the mag that “both mother and baby are doing well.”
During the TEDXWomen luncheon today in California, Salma Hayek Pinault announced CHIME FOR CHANGE, a new campaign founded by Gucci, to raise money and awareness for girl’s and women’s empowerment. The co-founders of the campaign, along with Hayek Pinault, are Gucci’s Frida Giannini and BeyoncÃ© Knowles-Carter, who also appear in the manifesto film.
We’re still not down with waaaay too skinny Matthew McConaughey, but W celebrates the actor in their “Best Performances” feature. Juergen Teller shot the Magic Mike actor in a baby blue Gucci cotton suit in a size 0. (We kid!) Jessica Chastain, Kiera Knightley, Ben Wishaw, and Rebel Wilson are a few of the other names who get props for their acting chops in W’s February issue.
Gucci Kicks Off The New Year In Manga Style [Telegraph UK]Japanese Manga artist Hirohiko Araki collabs with Gucci for its 2013 windows…Israel’s New Year’s Resolution: No More Overly Thin Models [Wall Street Journal] Israel is cracking down on “unnatural thinness” on the catwalk…Tory Burch Lawsuit Ends [Vogue UK] The legal battle between Tory Burch and her former hubby, Chris Burch, is finally fini
WHAT: Riva by Gucci Accessories. WHY: Nothing will make you forget your winter blues faster than Gucci’s poolside glam collaboration with Riva and Officina Italiana Design. The sporty accessories collection celebrates Gucci’s 90th anniversary in the ‘biz. (90 is the new 30 in case you haven’t heard.) And if the travel bag, towel, baseball cap, and flip-flops aren’t enough, there’s always the made-to-order Aquariva Gucci speedboat. Because let’s face it: One can never have too much Guccissima.