Fashion Scoops: Janet’s Back … Tailoring for Tune … Wedding Belle …
JANET’S BACK: In what may go down in fashion history as one of the more unexpected designer-celebrity couplings, Janet Jackson is scheduled to make a front-row appearance with her beau, Jermaine Dupri, at the...
JANET’S BACK: In what may go down in fashion history as one of the more unexpected designer-celebrity couplings, Janet Jackson is scheduled to make a front-row appearance with her beau, Jermaine Dupri, at the Bill Blass show on Tuesday. The singer was introduced to Blass designer Michael Vollbracht by her stylist, Wayne Scott Lucas, and rumor has it, the two can’t get enough of each other. She was at the Blass showroom at 550 Seventh Avenue on Friday afternoon to look at the collection and walked away with a coat for herself. Will there be a wardrobe malfunction?
TAILORING FOR TUNE: “They’re better than Broadway shows,” said Tommy Tune, walking into his fourth fashion show of the day. “The price is right and they’re shorter.” In addition to the Richard Tyler show, Tune took in Kenneth Cole, John Bartlett and Perry Ellis. However, for his own personal wardrobe, he prefers Yohji Yamamoto. “He cuts really tall,” said Tune.
WEDDING BELLE:Seal’s bride-to-be, Heidi Klum, hasn’t had time to browse for wedding gowns. With a nine-month-old daughter and “Project Runway,” Klum said shopping is not on her itinerary. “I’ve looked at a few magazines, but that’s it.”
One thing is certain: Klum, who has a licensed clothing line in Germany, won’t design it herself. “No, no, that would be too complicated. I would do 10 different variations and still not like it,” she said.
DINNER WITH FRIENDS:Francisco Costa is treating himself to a special meal next Thursday. Following the Calvin Klein Collection show that evening, the house’s women’s creative director has booked Indochine for a dinner honoring Oscar nominee Hilary Swank and their joint collaboration to benefit the Hetrick-Martin Institute. Swank, who stars in the Calvin Klein Underwear ads, is a staunch supporter of the school, which supports young people facing issues of gender and sexuality. The Oscar nominee and Calvin Klein Inc. executives recently judged a student T-shirt contest at the school. The winning design, available at retail this April, is being manufactured by CKI’s underwear partner, Warnaco Group, and proceeds will benefit the school.
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