Fashion Scoops: Boogie Nights … When in Rome … Candie’s Third Celeb …
BOOGIE NIGHTS: While there is no one handbag dominating the scene at the moment, Madonna has at least one she seems to favor -- the star has been seen toting a new Celine chocolate brown "Boogie Bag," to and from her current acting gig at London's...
BOOGIE NIGHTS: While there is no one handbag dominating the scene at the moment, Madonna has at least one she seems to favor--the star has been seen toting a new Celine chocolate brown "Boogie Bag," to and from her current acting gig at London's Wyndham Theater, where she is appearing in the play "Up For Grabs."The soft leather style, which retails for $1,050 and was designed by Michael Kors, was introduced this spring in three colors, and is being offered in various other materials and colors this fall. And Madonna's not the only celeb favoring the bag: Angie Harmon, Rene Russo and Gwyneth Paltrow also have been seen around town lately with Boogie on their arms.WHEN IN ROME: Escada will be showing as the Romans do. The German fashion house, which decided to discontinue its large-scale in-house fashion shows this season, will nonetheless be strutting the runway with 60 to 80 outfits for next spring. Escada has been invited by the Camera dell' Alta Moda in Rome to stage a solo show on July 16 to an audience of about 500 people at the Auditorio.And the catch? The Camera wants to boost German exposure of the Alta Moda events, and Escada is "obligated" to bring a number of German journalists and a non-Italian celebrity to Rome, which is hardly a problem, Escada chief executive officer Wolfgang Ley said. "The committee is being fantastically supportive and our own costs are minimal. So as a tribute to Rome, we will design six to eight evening dresses especially for the occasion," such as one, currently in the works, featuring three coins--and a fountain.CANDIE'S THIRD CELEB: Kelly Osbourne wouldn't let a broken arm get in her way at the Candie's shoot. Osbourne, who broke her arm after taking a spill on a rainy day, is the third celebrity that Candie's will feature in its fall ad campaign. She chose three outfits at the shoot that seemed to represent her style--including a bright pink blazer that perfectly matches the color of her hair, with a gold necklace that falls to her navel. Osbourne joins rising stars Ashanti and Vanessa Carlton for the print campaign.SEXY LEGS: Word is that Interview stylist Victoria Bartlett is about to launch a line of lingerie with designers Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra. Bartlett has translated her irreverent sexy attitude into work for companies such as Versace, Miu Miu and DKNY as well as numerous magazines. Costello has been designing since 1982 and, four seasons ago, teamed up with Tagliapietra to design a collection for private clients. The new lingerie venture is said to be dubbed "VPL," short, yes, for Visible Panty Line. But then, if the undies are pretty enough, why shouldn't they show?PARTY CENTRAL: Competition among Paris' department stores has reached such a zenith that they're even going head-to-head with special events--and the same one. On Wednesday, LVMH-owned Samaritaine and its Right Bank rival, Galeries Lafayette, will both host parties for artist Daniel Buren, whose exhibition opens the same day at the Pompidou Center of Modern and Contemporary Art. "We only learned Galeries Lafayette had something planned after we'd sent out invitations," lamented a Samaritaine spokeswoman. Both are hosting receptions on their respective rooftop terraces, albeit at different times of the day. Meanwhile, don't count Printemps out of the festivities. Although the store does not expect Buren to attend, it has planned a cocktail party the same evening to celebrate an electronic music compilation album."
EXCLUSIVE: @tomford is opening its first-ever beauty store. The boutique, which opens November 20 in London’s Covent Gardens, was designed with the over-the-top glam Ford is known for. Read the full story on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: Simon Wagner) #TomFordBeauty
New York-based DJ @harleyvnewton threw a party to celebrate the holiday collection of her dress and pajama line @hvn at the Ladurée Beverly Hills. It Girls @katebosworth, @rashidajones and more joined in on the fun, which included cocktails, croque monsieur sandwiches and a photo booth. #wwdfashion (📷: Owen Kolasinski/BFA.com)
For the holidays, @Burberry partnered with 20-year-old artist @blondeymccoy on a series of three outdoor murals in downtown Manhattan. The murals are McCoy’s interpretation of a Christmas eve party, the idea of charity and the spirit of family. His third mural, pictured here, is the most personal. The image depicts McCoy’s grandparents and father in London’s Trafalgar Square in the Seventies. “My work often features lots of sentimental objects.” #wwdeye
For spring 2018, designers applied bold colors and cartoonish motifs on everything from sneakers and belts to key chains. See all the top men’s accessories trends on WWD.com. #wwdtrends (📷: George Chinsee; Prop Styling by @rnasti; Market Editor: @luiscampuzano)
The @dior-sponsored @guggenheim international gala pre-party has a history of drawing cool-girl musical acts to serenade the crowd –– and last night was no exception. @haimtheband performed songs both new and old, and lured a star-studded audience with the likes of Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Mamoudou Athie and more. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
In a partnership between the @metopera and the @englishnationalopera, “Marnie” was born. The opera, with costumes sponsored by @mrporterlive, is an adaptation of the 1961 thriller by Winston Graham. Arianne Phillips, who created the costumes, is no rookie: She’s styled Madonna for her tours and created costumes for a myriad of films in the past. Read WWD’s interview with Phillips, where she talks about her inspiration for the opera’s costumes on WWD.com #wwdfashion
@barneysnyc took a different approach to their holiday windows this year. Instead of Christmas decor, Barneys tapped @thehaasbrothers to tell a story of positivity, gratitude and inclusivity via heartwarming silliness and humor. “It’s about kids and it’s about coming together and being family and loving each other,” said Simon Haas. #wwdfashion (📷: @joshuascottphoto)
Beauty influencer @kandeejohnson makes her foray into hair care with a collaboration with @ogx_beauty — making it the first time that OGX has teamed up for a product creation. The collab includes shampoos and conditioners in three scents. At 39 and a mom, Johnson is a different profile than the emerging social media stars, but is considered one of the pioneers of the digital beauty influencer world. Read WWD’s interview with her on wwd.com, including the strangest beauty product she’s ever tried #wwdbeauty