PRIMA DONNA: Donna Karan will receive an early Christmas gift this year. On Dec. 2, she will be awarded the first Liz Tilberis Humanitarian Award at the Legends Gala, hosted by L’Oréal and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and held at the...
PRIMA DONNA: Donna Karan will receive an early Christmas gift this year. On Dec. 2, she will be awarded the first Liz Tilberis Humanitarian Award at the Legends Gala, hosted by L’Oréal and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and held at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The other honoree is Ann Moore, president and ceo of Time Inc., who will receive the 2002 OCRF Legends Award for her contributions to the charity, which Tilberis presided over until her death in 1999. Paula Zahn will host, along with special guest Andie MacDowell. Among those expected to watch Karan take the stage are Sting and Trudie Styler, Rita Wilson, Patti LaBelle and Milla Jovovich.
BARNEYS’ BAUBLES: Barneys New York has commissioned artists and celebrities to create holiday ornaments for the RxArt Ball, which will take place Tuesday at the Barneys Co-op on Wooster Street. The 100-plus ornaments, which were designed by Ahn Duong, Yoko Ono, Sarah Jessica Parker and Stephen Sprouse, among others, are on display at the Co-op and will be auctioned off at the ball.
H&M HITS LONG ISLAND: H&M will open a store in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, N.Y., on Dec. 13. The new, 15,500-square-foot store on Old Country Road will bring the number of H&M stores in the U.S. to 46. As part of the opening, H&M will give a new H&M T-shirt to the first 100 shoppers in line who take off their shirts for charity. Donations of sweaters and other warm clothing will also be accepted to help those in need through The United Way of Long Island.
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