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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.

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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 [...]

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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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Jimmy Choo Spring/Summer 2011 Campaign

Crystal Renn is the new face of Jimmy Choo, replacing Amber Valletta in this colourful block colour campaign, photographed by Inez & Vinoodh.

Hermes iPad2 cases

Hermes iPad 2 cases

French luxury brand Hermes is cashing in on the popularity of the iPad 2 with cases that cost more than the tablet itself. The Hermes Swift (left) is a slipcase made from calfskin leather that costs a whopping $820. It comes in 10 different colors. The Hermes Station (right) is a book-style cover, made from [...]

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