Fashion Scoops: Study Buddy … Hungry Like the Wolf … White Flag …
STUDY BUDDY: Don’t look for Anna Wintour at the Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander, Miu Miu or Versace shows later this week, to name but a few. That’s because Vogue’s editor in chief plans to leave Milan after the Gucci show on...
STUDY BUDDY: Don’t look for Anna Wintour at the Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander, Miu Miu or Versace shows later this week, to name but a few. That’s because Vogue’s editor in chief plans to leave Milan after the Gucci show on Thursday because of a family commitment. She’s helping her son, Charlie, get settled in at Oxford University. “I’m going to preview all the ones I’m missing,” she said. “Then it’s straight to Paris.”
HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF: The members of Duran Duran recently said they love nothing more than a clothing grab. And as he filed into the Giorgio Armani show on Tuesday, band member Nick Rhodes looked like a very happy customer. “Oh, it was a very big one,” he quipped. “I’m loving the clothes,” piped in Andy Taylor. Simon Le Bon, his hair as spiky as ever, posed for the paparazzi with his glamorous wife, Yasmin. But another celebrity of yore got the biggest applause when she swept into the runway theatre: Armani regular Sophia Loren.
WHITE FLAG: It looks like Giorgio Armani has ended his feud with French Vogue, whose editors have been absent from his shows since 2002. Carine Roitfeld, editor in chief, sat in the front row at Armani’s show on Tuesday. “Let’s say we know each other better,” she offered as an explanation later at D&G. “And I actually preferred it [to other shows],” she added.
DIAMOND LIFE: Milan’s luxury hotel scene is heating up, with several members of the fashion flock testing out the ultra-posh new Bulgari Hotel, from Vanity Fair editor in chief Graydon Carter to Karl Lagerfeld, who has the rooftop penthouse, naturally. “I like it a lot. It’s like a piece of jewelry,” he said. “It’s very design, and very detailed.” Not that he feels homesick. “I have the same bathtub at home,” he noted.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"