SHOW TIME: He’s not only thin, he’s early. Way early. Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld will get a major jump on the ready-to-wear season Dec. 12 when he stages a showing of 20 pre-fall looks at Chanel’s couture salons on Rue Cambon in...
SHOW TIME: He’s not only thin, he’s early. Way early. Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld will get a major jump on the ready-to-wear season Dec. 12 when he stages a showing of 20 pre-fall looks at Chanel’s couture salons on Rue Cambon in Paris. He’s calling the presentation "Satellite Love," referring to the specialty ateliers the couture house acquired last July — the embroidery house Lesage and haute shoemaker Massaro — adding to the buttonmaker, hatmaker and feather and flower house it already owned. A Chanel spokeswoman said the presentation is meant to showcase their handiwork on luxury ready-to-wear. It will also send the message that it’s never too early to think about what to wear in fall 2003. About 65 guests are expected to view the collection over tea.
OUT OF THE CLOSET: Thousands of Elton John fans and bargain hunters crowded into the singer’s fourth "Out Of The Closet" sale on Regent Street in London Tuesday, buying everything from snakeskin loafers to eye-popping Versace ties. Elton and his partner, David Furnish, put more than 15,000 garments on sale with the hope of raising approximately $800,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation charity. Versace — surprise! — was the most popular label up for sale, followed by Prada, Gucci and Donna Karan. Suits ranged from canary yellow to acid green and came encrusted with jewels or trimmed with fur. Silk ties cost $55 each, while snakeskin loafers sported a $150 price tag. The most expensive item on sale — an extravagant Seventies stage costume worn by Elton when he sang "Crocodile Rock" on "The Muppet Show" — carried a $55,000 price tag. David Beckham, a friend of Sir Elton’s, donated a Versace suit to the cause and his wife, Victoria, gave a Maria Grachvogel dress that she wore to the pop icon’s Barbie ball.
My character, Dinah Madani, is just the coolest, [most] badass woman imaginable," says @amberroserevah. The actress stars in @marvel's newest series on @netflix, @thepunisher. To prepare for her role, Revah sat down with Homeland agents to get a real sense of with Dinah's day-to-day life is really like. Read our full interview on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
A scene from the 91st annual @macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade, which boasts 50 million TV viewers and 3.5 million on-site spectators, is considered one of the largest and most watched parades in the world. (📷: Jason Szenes/EPA-REX)
The circus came to @bloomingdales 59th Street on Tuesday night and lit up Lexington Avenue with acrobatic dancers, death-defying knife throwing, sword swallowing and aerial acts with no net. The 45 minutes of theatrics built up to unveiling the holiday windows depicting @swarovski crystal-encrusted circus pieces and scenes from “The Greatest Showman” – songs from the soundtrack included. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Joshua Scott)
The psychedelic fashion that pervaded the ’60s is back with an exhibit at the @museumofcityny. “Mode New York: Fashion Takes a Trip” chronicles the changing styles from 1960 through 1973 and features designers such as @ysl, @oscardelarenta and more. The exhibition, which is on display through April 1, is organized into four periods: First Lady Fasion, Youthquake, New Bohemia and New Nonchalance. Pictured here is model Pat Bardonella during the Garvey Day Parade in 1968. (📷: @kwamebphoto) #wwdeye #wwdfashion
“People should be a lot more honest in expressing both the dark and light of themselves. We need to give each other the space to do that because it’s the only way we can grow and evolve,” says @noelwells of her new film “Mr. Roosevelt,” which is largely based on her own struggles. Unexpectedly leaving @nbcsnl in 2014 after just one season, Wells felt set back in her self-esteem and career trajectory. She quickly refocused her energy to more personal projects, which led to the completion of “Mr. Roosevelt.” Read the rest of WWD’s interview with the “Master of None” actress on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
@barbrastreisand is giving fans a chance to see her perform up close in a new concert series, which makes its debut on @Netflix today. From behind-the-scenes takes to her concert performance in Miami last December, the two-hour streaming special captures Streisand in her element. Pictured here is the singer/actress photographed for WWD in 1963. (📷: Palmieri Tony) #wwdeye #wwdarchive
@chanel and @pharrell dropped what’s being dubbed as the world’s most exclusive sneakers yesterday. The Adidas Originals NMD Hu, which Williams designed in collaboration with Chanel and @adidasoriginals, has a waiting list of over 120K people who pre-registered online at chanelatcolette.fr –– and only 500 pairs are on sale. The singer predicted the resale value of the shoes could reach $40K. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Dominique Maître)
@imanshumpert is diving deeper into his creative endeavors and relaunching his clothing line, Post 90s, and is helping to raise money for the hurricane victims in St. Maarten with a jersey he’s designed with his brother. The Cleveland Cavaliers player talked to WWD about kneeling during the national anthem, working with fashion brands and how he wants to be more than an @nba player. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)