(Courtesy of Fred Perry)
Somehow, in between helming her L.A.M.B., Harajuku Lovers, and Harajuku Mini for Target lines, Gwen Stefani found the time to add another fashion gig to her resume—guest designing for Fred Perry.
Stefani, along with her No Doubt bandmates, created three pieces for the label—a polo ($95), a bomber ($250), and a V-neck sweater ($170), all available in men's and women's sizes.
The designs, which are tipped in the ska-punk band's signature red, gold and green, will be...Read Full Story
(Photos via ImaxTree) J.W, Anderson's Spring 2013 fashion show
British designer J.W. Anderson will be the first designer to collaborate with Versus following Christopher Kane's abrupt departure from Versace's sister line.Last week, the Italian fashion house announced that instead of replacing Kane, Versus will be teaming up with young, budding designers to create a series of capsule collections and limited-edition merch, reports the Telegraph.It’s been a busy few months for Anderson...Read Full Story
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If you've ever seen The September Issue or The Devil Wears Prada, or experienced the hush in the Conde Nast elevator when Anna Wintour steps inside, you know that the Vogue EIC still strikes a bit of fear into the hearts of her coworkers.
But, according to documentarian Fenton Bailey, who recently wrapped filming Wintour for HBO's upcoming special, In Vogue: The Editor's Eye (airing Thursday, December 6th at 9PM), that icy, "Nuclear Wintour" reputation is totally...Read Full Story
(Courtesy of The Gap)
It's no secret that the past few years have been pretty rough for The Gap. After the recession, they lost a lot of budget-minded shoppers to less spendy competitors like H&M and Forever21. And who could forget that disastrous, clipart logo redesign?
But, according to a new article in AdAge, things are looking up for the mall staple! Their stock has nearly doubled in the past year, and sales in North American stores have been climbing for the past ten months.
Gap CMO...Read Full Story
(Courtesy of J. Crew) Every month, J. Crew features customer-submitted wedding photos on their website, and the latest batch includes snapshots from a same-sex marriage—a first for the retailer!
Benjamin and Ray, who said their "I do"s an 11th Century castle in France, both looked dapper in their J. Crew Ludlow tuxes, showcasing their individual styles by choosing different lapels and pocket squares.
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Remember all that homophobic hoopla last year, after J. Crew...Read Full Story
(Ford Models) Two top agents at Ford Models were fired last week for—wait for it—"spending too much money on Diptyque candles," according to a report in Page Six. Ford Models is one of the top modeling agencies in the world. Not only does the company represent some of the biggest faces in the industry—including Karmen Pedaru, Sigrid Agren, and Hanne Gaby Odiele—they have some of the top agents around. A few years ago, the New York branch of the agency hired Paul Rowland, who launched the...Read Full Story
(Getty) Christopher Kane with Alexa Chung at the British Fashion Awards.Despite a flurry of reports in the French media last night that Scottish designer Christopher Kane had been offered and had accepted the creative director position at Balenciaga, WWD reports this morning that Kane's spokesperson has issued a denial."Rumors surrounding Christopher Kane's appointment as creative director of Balenciaga are unfounded," the rep told the trade paper.PPR, Balenciaga's parent company, has not...Read Full Story
(Photo by Getty)They're true! They're true! The rumors are true—The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is pregnant!Clarence House confirmed today in a press release that Prince William and Kate Middleton are, indeed, expecting a baby.
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry and members of both families...Read Full Story
When we heard that Yoko Ono was designing a collection for Opening Ceremony, we had a feeling it would be a bit... conceptual.
But we had no idea the artist would take such a wonderful turn into crazytown, whipping up cutout-heavy club kid fetishwear, complete with flashing lights.
Behold, Ono's $200 light-up jockstrap, to make dropping trou extra festive:
And her $335 hand-print pants, which leave no crotch un-grabbed.
In...Read Full Story