When a few weeks ago, pictures surfaced of Karl Lagerfeld‘s collaboration with French mail-order catalogue 3 Suisses, observers were a bit confused. The Kaiser posed with items as mundane as washing machines but hadn’t touched any of the clothes seen on Iris Strubegger in the campaign he shot for the brand.
Online designer store Net-Ã -Porter has finally confirmed the launch of a men’s division: Mr Porter will open in January, but you can already register online. The site will launch for the S/S 2011 season, with an edited line-up which includes global designer labels and niche brands, as well as editorial and style advice. Mr. Porter [...]
Brazil kicked off Latin America’s premier fashion event, Sao Paulo Fashion Week, Wednesday, with parades showcasing its economic prosperity and optimism. “We’re a young country, a young culture, with an enormous potential for growth, for development,” organizer Paulo Borges told reporters ahead of the first shows. Brazil‘s designs for the 2010-2011 summer season — including [...]
Madonna – in collaboration with Dolce & Gabbana – have released the first commercial promo for their joint line of sunshades, adeptly-titled MDG. The sunglasses will each bear the logo MDG and are set for release at Sunglass Hut locations and D&G flagship stores across the globe next week.
Gucci has launched a new limited edition collection, available only at the flagship stores of Capri, Monaco and Cannes, strategic locations for tourism and international shopping. This collection is characterized by three distinct colors, which draw inspiration from their corresponding city: Capri Green for Capri, Sporting Red for Monte Carlo and Lilac for Cannes.
A long-time collaborator of the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, Sarah Burton, has been appointed creative director of his label. Burton has worked with McQueen since 1996 and was appointed head of design for the label’s women’s wear in 2000. “The creation of modern, beautifully crafted clothes was at the heart of Lee’s vision. [...]