DARKNESS FALLS: Nights are falling earlier in London, another reason to throw a party — and Osman and Coach did just that on Monday night. Designer Osman Yousefzada unveiled the seasonal magazine, The Collective, which features fashion shoots of his latest collections as well as essays, and works of fiction and non-fiction.
“It’s basically what I can’t show in seven minutes on a runway,” Yousefzada said of the magazine, built around the theme of dark and light. “It’s my thoughts for the season, what I’m mulling over.” The magazine is distributed at the Serpentine Gallery, Monocle shops and at the designer’s wholesale clients worldwide.
Contributors this season include Leandra Medine, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Katie Roiphe, Elisa Sednaoui and Poppy Delevingne, who is adding another string to her creative bow.
“I’m going to be in an American TV show starting in January,” said Delevingne, during the party at the Rumpus Room at London’s new Mondrian hotel. She added that she’s had to adopt a Yankee accent. “It wasn’t a problem — it’s one of my few talents.” Guests included Alice Temperley, David Downton, Arizona Muse, Thomasina Miers, and Laura Hayden, who performed during the evening.
Across town, Coach threw a Thanksgiving dinner at The Cow, hosted by Zoe Kravitz and Mary Charteris. It was a boisterous affair with guests including Alice Dellal, Daisy Lowe, Jaime Winstone and Harriet Verney.
Kravitz is of two minds about the November holiday. “Americans celebrating the raping and pillaging of all the Native Americans is really ironic and interesting, but I guess it’s good to turn negative things into positive things (such as) giving thanks and spending time with family,” she said. “It’s a bizarre holiday to me but at the same time warms my heart.”