Fashion Scoops: Stella’s World … Facing Reality … Leisure Wear
STELLA'S WORLD: Stella McCartney, who is showing her first cruise collection to retailers in Paris this week, has other new projects up her puffy sleeves. Sources say she's about to name a new president to run her American business and is in...
STELLA'S WORLD: Stella McCartney, who is showing her first cruise collection to retailers in Paris this week, has other new projects up her puffy sleeves. Sources say she's about to name a new president to run her American business and is in negotiations with Safilo Group to launch a signature eyewear collection. Safilo already has close ties with Gucci Group, a partner in McCartney's business, and makes eyewear for its Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent brands. In other McCartney-related news, Yvonne Chahine, a senior vice president and divisional merchandise manager for ready-to-wear at Bergdorf Goodman, is leaving the retailer for an unnamed post at McCartney's company -- as the new U.S. president, perhaps?FACING REALITY: An ousted contestant from France's popular reality TV show "Loft Story" has just inked a deal to become Revlon's latest face. Twenty-two-year-old "Lauryne," who was voted off the "Survivor"-like show last week, signed on with the beauty giant Tuesday to represent Revlon Creations makeup in France, a company spokeswoman confirmed. In her new role, Lauryne joins a host of famous Revlon faces, including Halle Berry and Julianne Moore.LEISURE WEAR: Penelope Cruz, despite her arm-in-arm entrance to the CFDA Awards with Ralph Lauren, does not dress exlcusively in the designer's wares. She was spotted at a Chanel trunk show on Tuesday at Bergdorf Goodman, and while she didn't book her fall wardrobe, she did pick up a denim printed swimsuit from Chanel's on-the-floor stock.
Yesterday, the Parisian fashion house @azzaro_official cut the ribbon on a temeporary retrospective at the wing of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. The exhibition, which shows the lasting influence of the brand’s founder Loris Azzaro, is titled “Azzaro, Fifty Sparkling Years” and presents 50 looks. In it’s ’70s heyday, fans of the brand included Jane Birkin, pictured here, Raquel Welch, Brigitte Bardot and more. See more photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion
@trinaturk and @macys Inc International Concepts line are linking up on a collection for summer — filled with accessories, swimwear and shoes. The collection will also include a Mr Turk men’s line, both of which are the designer’s first entry into a more accessibly priced area. “It’s very world-traveler, gypset-inspired,” said Turk. The Trina Turk x INC line will launch on May 15th. #wwdfashion
Assouline is paying homage to the late Azzedine Alaïa with a reprint of "Alaïa Livre de Collection.” The book is comprised of photographs of the designer's summer 1992 runway show with models Christy Turlington Burns, Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks, pictured here at right. #wwdfashion #alaia #tyrabanks
Fall 2018 accessories take on a painterly hue, with Nebulas Blue among Pantone’s top 10 colors of the season. (📸: @jonghyupstudio ; editor: @twallz21 ; stylist and set designer: @haideefindlaylevin ) #wwdaccessories
@americanapparelusa is relaunching the brand outside of the U.S. today, opening its online store to more than 200 countries. The company is also contemplating a return to brick-and-mortar, though details have not been confirmed. In tandem with the expanded distribution is a recasting of a social media ad campagn, called “Back to Basics,” pictured here, with a focus on diversity and a cast of models above the age of 21. Read more on WWD.com #wwdnews #wwdfashion
Exclusive: @britneyspears is continuing to expand her brand. The pop icon, who appears in @kenzo ’s latest campaign, is partnering with Epic Rights to launch a line of branded merchandise. Read @hernameislex ‘s story, link in bio. #wwdnews #britneyspears
The Duchess of Cambridge channeled Princess Diana’s look upon giving birth to Prince Harry, when she and the Duke of Cambridge departed the hospital with the new baby Prince this afternoon in London. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge
The new Prince of Cambridge has arrived! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posed with the 8-pound newborn. She wore a look from one of her go-to designers, @jennypackham. Tap link in bio for more. #wwdeye #princeofcambridge