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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?"
Supermodel @helenachristensen teamed up with longtime friend and designer @camillastaerk on a joint @paredeyewear collaboration. The lineup features three styles and 11 offerings, all of which embody a vintage feel. Get all the details on how they celebrated the collab on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories #wwdeye (📷: @slovekinpics)
“It’s a hard industry to keep motivated, as well, so finding different subjects and people is what makes it worth it – when you’re like, oh, I’ve met great people, I feel like I’ve done something good, and I feel proud of having done this,” said French actress Stacy Martin on being grateful for the variety of roles she’s take on. Read @ktauer’s full interview with Martin on her her latest film “Godard Mon Amour.” #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
After showing in front of the Eiffel Tower for his last two women’s ready-to-wear collection, it looks like @anthonyvaccarello may be heading to the Big Apple. Sources say the designer will stage his next @ysl show in NYC on June 6. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @aitorrosasphoto)
EXCLUSIVE: Two and half months after John Targon, cofounder and codesigner of Baja East, was hired as creative director of the contemporary division at Marc Jacobs, he has left the company, WWD has learned. Marc Jacobs International, which is owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, confirmed Targon’s departure in a statement: “John Targon is a talented designer and we appreciate the work he has done here. Ultimately working together did not make sense for the brand and we wish him the best.” Read the story by @jessiredale, link in bio. #wwdnews
@theluxurycollection is officially launching a collection, tapping Sofia Sanchez de Betak for the capsule. Over 30 styles will be featured in the Chufy x The Luxury Collection, debuting next month at Bergdorf Goodman, The Webster, FiveStory and more. De Betak, known as “@chufy,” drew inspiration for the collection from her trips to Japan in the past year #wwdfashion
@lhd, founder and CEO of @thewebster, has teamed up with @lebonmarcherivegauche for the European launch of her ready-to-wear line, LHD. The launch will come with an exclusive pop-up opening today that’s set to run through May 20. Located on the second floor, it carries her debut Miami-themed resort collection, launched in November as see-now-buy-now. #wwdfashion