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CLOSE-KNIT FAMILY: The Missonis have another budding designer in their midst. Theresa, the 14-year-old daughter of creative director Angela Missoni, is a whiz with recycled T-shirts, cutting, shredding and decorating them into sexy shapes. During...
CLOSE-KNIT FAMILY: The Missonis have another budding designer in their midst. Theresa, the 14-year-old daughter of creative director Angela Missoni, is a whiz with recycled T-shirts, cutting, shredding and decorating them into sexy shapes. During fittings for the Missoni show Monday, Theresa actually made a sale: to model Gisele Bündchen, who insisted on paying. "I’m a supporter of young designers," Bündchen told the Missoni clan.
That being the case, young Theresa should raise her prices: Even though Bündchen is only doing a few shows this week — Missoni, Dolce & Gabbana and Prada — sources estimate she’s pulling down between $25,000 and $40,000 per show. Not that that’s her record. Word has it a Brazilian firm recently paid her $200,000 for an exclusive appearance.
ABOUT FACE: Marc Jacobs will soon have a supermodel to watch over him — and all his employees. The Jacobs company just purchased a massive painting of Christy Turlington by New York artist Richard Phillips to add to its collections of snapshots of the supermodel. Phillips’ photo-realistic image of Turlington’s face adorns the cover of the current issue of V and is destined for several exhibitsbefore landing at Jacobs’ headquarters.
IF YOU BUILD IT…: It wasn’t quite built in a day, but it was still an Italian engineering feat. The massive venue for Roberto Cavalli’s show Monday practically rivaled the Fiera in scale and resembled a lavish set from "Turandot." The structure was built from scratch in under two weeks with a crew of some 300. The designer has a six-month exclusive on the site.
FASHION 101: Tourists walking through the Galleria in Milan’s center Monday stumbled upon a fashion roundtable outside the Prada flagship. But it wasn’t Miuccia expounding on her vision of sexiness. Instead, Beatrice and Francesco Trussardi were giving their views on the connection between fashion and sport.Luisa Beccari, Marta Marzotto and Mario Boselli, president of Italy’s Camera della Moda, are among fashion figures giving lectures this week on such topics as "Who Is More Vain: Men or Women?"
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