Karl Lagerfeld has directed a short video, Reincarnation, featuring Pharrell Williams and Cara Delevingne, to be fully unveiled with the launch of Chanel’s Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Métiers d’art collection that will be shown on December 2 in Salzburg.
Bergdorf Goodman has unveiled its “The Arts”-themed holiday windows for 2014, drawing inspiration from performance, applied and fine arts to depict scenes from the realms of theater, literature, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, dance, and film. Continue Reading
After a short year-long stint at the house of Schiaparelli, Marco Zanini is leaving his position as creative director.
The couture house, owned by Tod’s Group, said in a statement on Friday that a new creative director will be announced “soon,” adding: “The House of Schiaparelli is looking towards its future while transcending the aesthetic codes created by Elsa Schiaparelli. It follows a dynamic where a contemporary spirit meets its founder’s daring personality.” Continue Reading
(l-r) Designer Diane von Furstenberg, CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists and Designers Ryan Roche, Paul Andrew, and Eva Zuckerman, Anna Wintour, and CFDA CEO Steven Kolb at the 11th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards.
According to Ken Downing, SVP and fashion director of Neiman Marcus, picking this year’s winners of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards was extra difficult, akin to “truly judging apples to oranges to bananas to kiwis to cucumbers, because none of them are similar in any way. Each one of the designers is very different in their aesthetic and very different in their approach to what they do, which actually made it sort of hard.” Continue Reading
Following in the footsteps of Tracey Emin, Jeremy Scott, and Mary Katrantzou, it’s the turn of British-American artist Sarah Morris to reinterpret Longchamp’s iconic Le Pliage bag, which was originally inspired by the art of Japanese origami and just celebrated its 20th anniversary.
The British Fashion Awards 2014 nominees were announced on October 22, and Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane, Louis Vuitton’s Nicolas Ghesquière and Dior’s Raf Simons will compete for the prestigious honor of international designer this year. Continue Reading
Gap’s limited-edition collaboration with Visionaire continues at Frieze London this week, with 15 new t-shirts and sweatshirts designed by artists and designers such as Alicja Kwade, Anna Blessman & Peter Saville, Cai-Guo Qiang, Catherine Chalmers, Christopher Bucklow, David Armstrong, Diana Vreeland, Glenn Brown, Greg Foley, Marco Brambilla, Massimo Vitali, Pierre & Gilles, Ruben Toledo, Sharon Ellis, and Steven Klein. Continue Reading