The designer has worked for Ellie Saab, Porsche Design and Kenneth Cole.
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Sojitz Invests $1.5M in Nitches
Nitches Inc., parent company of NAP Inc., a $100 million innerwear firm, has taken on a new partner: Tokyo-based Sojitz Corp., a $43 billion trading company specializing in aeronautics, chemicals, plastics, energy, minerals, food, textiles and apparel.
"I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to dress the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. Thank you Michelle for all of the things you have done for America and for the rest of the world, for the women in the United States and the rest of the world," said Donatella Versace in a statement about the rose gold chain mail gown she designed for the final State Dinner hosted by he Obamas tonight.
Remembering Bill Cunningham: editors, designers, philanthropists and socialites gathered at Carnegie Hall Monday afternoon to remember the late photographer. Click link in bio for more information on the @nytimes-organized event. (📷: @lexieblacklock)
What defines good and bad taste in fashion? "The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined" exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery in London is exploring just that. For an exclusive inside look at the exhibition, click link in bio.
Karl Lagerfeld took inspiration from high-tech - robots, cables, digital graphics - for @chanelofficial's spring 2017 collection. Click link in bio to see all the bags, shoes and hats from the Chanel show at #PFW. (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
A visit to the Shetland Islands inspired Sarah Burton's lineup packed with Scottish motifs (kilts, chunky knits, lace) that bridged tender and tough. See WWD's full review of @alexandermcqueen's spring collection at WWD.com. #PFW (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint and robbed of millions of dollars worth of jewelry inside her Paris hotel room just hours after attending the @givenchyofficial show. Click link in bio for all the details on the armed robbery. #PFW (📷: @zefashioninsider)