Versace and Versus have each launched a new watch for Baselworld 2014. Continue Reading
For a dose of virtual dolce vita, Gucci has unveiled a new website that lets you explore its historic archive alongside a rolling line-up of contemporary art exhibitions, with just clicks of the mouse. Online museum Gucci Museo is now live, letting you can view the historic Italian house’s fashion archives and art exhibits without leaving the comfort of your living room — or armchair.
L’Wren Scott at the British Fashion Awards in December 2013, wearing a white crepe tail coat with hand-shaded thread embroderies lined in bento box red silk and white trousers from her “Tagasode” Spring 2014 collection.
Fashion designer L’Wren Scott was found dead in her New York apartment this morning of an apparent suicide, according to law enforcement officials. While a suicide note has not yet been found, police do not suspect foul play.
Scott, who was 47 and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, was found by her assistant hanged by her favorite scarf, said reports. A spokesman for Jagger, who is currently in Australia, said that the singer was completely shocked and devastated by the news. Continue Reading
After studying at the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture in Paris, Swedish designer Lars Nilsson took an apprenticeship at Chanel’s haute couture atelier before becoming Christian Lacroix’s personal assistant and then senior haute couture designer.
While working with John Galliano at Dior Couture, he started collecting stunning hats and accessories, like a feathered hat by Philip Treacy from the 1992 Chanel Haute Couture collection that was photographed by Irving Penn for Vogue and two bicorne straw hats created for Christian Lacroix for his 1989 Luxe Collection. Continue Reading
Twelve young designers — two more than planned — have been shortlisted for the inaugural LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize. Continue Reading
Call it a Swedish Delight: Hip Swedish fashion brand Acne has paired with Swedish abstract artist Hilma af Klint to produce a capsule line of ready-to-wear art for men and women, which is now available in stores. Continue Reading