Fashion Scoops: Berry Bonds … Down the Tubes … Teen Talk
BERRY BONDS: When Pierce Brosnan’s OO7 first catches sight of Halle Berry’s Jinx in the latest James Bond serial, "Die Another Day," hitting theaters Nov. 22, she’ll be dripping in Swarovski crystals and a fur coat courtesy of Bond...
BERRY BONDS: When Pierce Brosnan’s OO7 first catches sight of Halle Berry’s Jinx in the latest James Bond serial, "Die Another Day," hitting theaters Nov. 22, she’ll be dripping in Swarovski crystals and a fur coat courtesy of Bond fan Donatella Versace.
The midriff-baring evening set in violet "is an amazing color on her," said the Platinum One, who released the sketch Thursday. Versace also created leather looks for Berry, the best fabric, she says, for "the modern femme-fatale spy." Spy stuff notwithstanding, the fiercely fabulous Versace certainly knows a thing or two about the rest.
DOWN THE TUBES? Has VH1 already pulled the plug on its "Life With Liza and David" show? According to sources, VH1 has killed the much-ballyhooed show because it couldn’t get along with David Gest, Liza Minnelli’s new husband. There were apparently too many disagreements with him.
The show was expected to follow Minnelli and Gest as they hosted intimate dinner parties with an eclectic mix of celebrity friends, actors, musicians and athletes in their Manhattan penthouse, along with musical performances.
However, some of the stars that were slated to appear on the show, such as Natalie Cole, were of a different generation than the VH1 viewer. "It was meant to be hipper and cooler, and they were hoping for a clash of cultures," said one source.
A spokeswoman for VH1 said, "That is a rumor. That is false. It’s going to be premiering in January. We don’t have a start date yet."
TEEN TALK: Justin Timberlake will headline Teen People’s "What’s Next" event Nov. 5 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Other stars that will perform are April Lavigne, R&B singer Mario, rapper Cam’ron and dance trio Dirty Vegas.
For the entire month of November and December, AOL Music and TeenPeople.com will showcase Teen People’s "What’s Next" music stars online. "What’s Next" is sponsored by Coca-Cola.
@kering_official is spinning off its stake in puma in an effort to focus on its luxury brands, the brand operator announced yesterday. “We are proud to have supported the turnaround of Puma, which now has unrivaled capabilities to take full advantage of the specific dynamics of its global markets and is poised to achieve substantial growth,” said François-Henri Pinault, Kering’s chief executive officer and chairman. Artémis will become a “long-term strategic shareholder” of Puma with a 29 percent stake. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
The fashion world mourns for celebrated street style photographer, Nabile Quenum, who died at age 32 in Paris.
Quenum, creator of the fashion blog “J’ai Perdu Ma Veste,” was a fashion week fixture, and regularly shot for New York magazine’s The Cut, among other outlets, and brands such as Louis Vuitton, Moncler and Adidas. He was also actively involved in the #NoFreePhotos initiative, which kicked off in the fall. Read more about Quenum in @kbsmoke's story on WWD.com. #wwdnews
@verwanggang and @maisonladuree have teamed up on a dessert collab called Vera Wang Pour Ladurée. The collection, which launched this week, features a specialty macaroon, as well as a wedding cake inspired by one of the designer’s gowns. “I could not imagine a more delicate or sophisticated creation to grace any couple’s celebration,” said Wang. #wwdfashion
“I’m Russian and I love to use all these little tricks that I got from my grandma or my mom. We didn’t have a lot of money for creams or anything like that so we would use a garden as a beauty treatment regime. We’d put cucumber in the fridge and do a cucumber mask,” says model @irinashayk on one of her beauty hacks. WWD asked celebs what their go-to self-care rituals are. See what Naomie Harris, Freida Pinto and more said on WWD.com. #wwdeye #wwdbeauty (📷: @zefashioninsider)
Exclusive: @viktorandrolf are teaming up with @Zalando on a collection made from leftover clothing. The lineup, which lands at the retailer February 1, includes 17 pieces adorned with sliced up and repurposed overstock from the retailer’s private label collection. Pictured here is a look from the collection –– see more on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #wwdnews
@duewestnyc is the newest bar joining the collection of intimate neighborhood-focused spaces in the West Village. The cocktail menu, which includes bitters and syrups made in-house, offers a “Build Your Own Old-Fashioned” – like the one pictured here – where guests can choose from a list of spirits and unexpected sugars and bitters. #wwdeye
Spotted at last night’s National Board of Review gala in NYC: Angelina Jolie. Jolie – along with Meryl Streep, @lupitanyongo and more – continued the all-black dress code from Sunday’s Golden Globes. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)