Hannah MacGibbon

Hannah MacGibbon leaves Chloé

The designers’ game of musical chairs continues: following Christophe Decarnin’s official departure from Balmain, fellow French fashion house Chloé has announced May 9 that it will part ways with its creative head Hannah MacGibbon. MacGibbon’s last collection for Chloé — fall/winter 2011 — was not met with enthusiasm during Paris fashion week and had many [...]

2011 Pirelli calendar

Mario Sorrenti to shoot next Pirelli calendar

The illustrious calendar’s casting director, Jennifer Starr, has confirmed that Italian photographer Mario Sorrenti is 2012′s Pirelli man, Stylecaster reports. Other fashion sites, including Fashion Copius and Fashionologie, had previously assumed that Steven Meisel would capture next year’s edition. Karl Lagerfeld, Terry Richardson, or Patrick Demarchelier were chosen to shoot the calendar, which is commissioned [...]

Balmain spring 2009

New Balmain designer named

Virtually unknown Olivier Rousteing will succeed Christophe Decarnin at the Parisian fashion house, Women’s Wear Daily reports. According to the trade paper, Rousteing has worked under Decarnin at Balmain for the past three years after a six-year stint at Roberto Cavalli. Balmain had announced on April 6 that it was parting ways with Decarnin. His [...]

Roberto Cavalli SS2011

Roberto Cavalli Eyewear Ad Campaign S/S 2011

Sexy, stylish and chic, the Roberto Cavalli sunglasses designed with soft and sensual lines are the perfect accessory for your summer look! The campaign, photographed by Mert & Marcus, features Laetitia Casta and Malgosia Bela.


John Galliano sacked from own label

John Galliano, sacked as chief designer at Christian Dior amid a furore over alleged anti-Semitic remarks, has now been fired from his eponymous label. Women’s Wear Daily said Galliano, 50, had been “formally sacked” by directors of the John Galliano label, which is 91 percent owned by Dior. It added that a sell-off of the [...]

Christophe Decarnin

Decarnin out at Balmain

Christophe Decarnin, head designer of Balmain for the past five years and responsible for one of the most distinct looks of Paris fashion, is leaving the house. An official announcement is expected on April 6. According to the trade paper, his successor — rumored to be an internal creative — will be named shortly thereafter. [...]

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