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Dior Sponsors Guggenheim Gala, Featuring The xx

Dior is once again sponsoring the Guggenheim International Gala, an annual benefit taking place over two nights, November 5 and 6, in New York.


Louboutin Enters Beauty Space with Nail Polish Line

If you ever wanted to match your nail polish to the sole of your Christian Louboutin stilettos, now you can. The red sole king has launched a range of boldly-colored varnishes, starting with his signature crimson, housed in bottles with tall, spiky caps resembling inverted shoe heels. (more…)

See How Chanel Lived in New Exhibition at Saatchi Gallery


Louis Vuitton’s Fashion Photography Compiled in New Book

A new limited-edition book about Louis Vuitton is coming out this fall.

Published by Rizzoli and slated for release in October, “Louis Vuitton Fashion Photography” is a 352-page volume chronicling one of the most famous and sought-after brands in the world through advertising and editorial images dating back to the 1920s, featuring nearly 200 pictures by such iconic photographers as Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Bruce Weber, Mario Testino, Craig McDean, Steven Meisel, Juergen Teller, Henry Clarke, Patrick Demarchelier, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, plus Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, among others. (more…)

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Announces 2014 Finalists

Wes Gordon, one of the 10 finalists

The 10 finalists of the 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund have been revealed.

Announced during a cocktail event at the Oculus on Wednesday evening, the finalists are: Wes Gordon; Paul Andrew; Tanya Taylor; Ryan Roche; Daniel Corrigan and Jake Sargent of Simon Miller; Brett Heyman of Edie Parker; Natalie Levy and Grant Krajecki of Grey Ant; Eva Zuckerman of Eva Fehren; Gigi Burris of Gigi Burris Millinery; and Matt Orley, Alex Orley and Samantha Florence of Orley. (more…)

Armani to Design Residences in Miami

Giorgio Armani is adding to his real estate portfolio.

The designer’s Armani/Casa Residences formalized on July 15 a partnership with Dezer Development and The Related Group to design the interiors of Residences by Armani/Casa, a luxury residential tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami. (more…)

A Ritzy Pour In a Louboutin Shoe

It was Burton Tansky, the former president and CEO of The Neiman Marcus Group, who had a penchant for the highest heels and was, according to Manolo Blahnik USA President George Malkemus, fond of saying: “You can’t walk in these shoes, but if you sit on a stool in a bar, you’re sure to get attention.” Now, Christian Louboutin has just brought new meaning to those very vertiginous “bar stool” heels — that you can sip from. (more…)

Lanvin’s Elie Top to Launch Eponymous High-Jewelry Line

Top’s recent necklace designs for Lanvin FW14

The designer behind Lanvin’s statement jewelry is getting an eponymous line.

Elie Top will launch his signature brand, touted as “high fantasy jewelry,” in January 2015 during Paris Couture Week, using precious and semiprecious stones, according to a report by WWD. (more…)

Marina Abramovic Remakes Work Relation with Adidas


3D Couture Designer Iris van Herpen Gets Huge Boost with Andam Prize

Skeleton 3D printed dress from van Herpen’s 2011 couture collection

Iris van Herpen, who was among the first to embrace 3D printing in her fashion designs, has scooped up the 2014 ANDAM Fashion Award. The prize of 250,000 euros, or $341,630 at current exchange, will enable her to grow her brand, which was launched in 2007. (more…)