Kira Plastinina Style, one of the fastest-growing fashion brands in Russia, is something of a phenomenon, not simply because its sweetly sexy styles are selling briskly, but because the face behind the label is a 15-year-old girl.
November 13, 2007
• Sharon Edelson and Peter Savodnik
Alexander Shumsky is explaining that even though there are, technically, two competing fashion weeks here, really there’s only one. That would be Russian Fashion Week. The “so-called competition,” Fashion Week in Moscow, is for wannabes.
In a city obsessed with billionaires, Bentleys and diamond-studded cell phones, the Belgium in Fashion show here seemed downright radical, jettisoning flash and frills for cooler, more reserved fall and winter lines.
The much-anticipated “Chanel: According to the Laws of Art” exhibit opens here Thursday at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Art, bringing together an estimated 400 artworks, photographs, dresses and other memorabilia from across the globe.
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018
Ganni turned over a new leaf for spring 2019, reports @fionawsma from Copenhagen Fashion Week. Instead of sending its signature floral-print dresses down the runway, the brand collaborated with 66 North, a technical outerwear brand, and produced a chic-yet-utilitarian offering that included a tie-dye vest and short set, and leopard-print pieces sprinkled among the khaki parkas and bucket hats. #wwdfashion #ganni #copenhagenfashionweek