Everyone’s favorite goth star, Rick Owens, has paired up with the German footwear giant Adidas on a collaborative capsule line. The idea is to make running shoes that suit the designer’s unconventional tastes.
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Ahh, Italian law. It never ceases to amaze, and unfortunately, in a new round of court proceedings, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana could end up on the wrong side of it. In Milan today, a prosecutor has called for a two-and-a-half year jail sentence each for the Dolce & Gabbana designers, as well as their associate, Cristiana Ruella, for criminal tax evasion.
British footwear fixture Nicholas Kirkwood has opened his second American outpost, in Las Vegas’s shimmering oasis of consumerism: The Wynn Hotel. Kirkwood’s magnificent — if improbably high — heels are a sure bet in the City of Sin.
Just hours after the premiere of Sofia Coppola’s hotly anticipated “The Bling Ring” — you know, that crazy true story about wanton L.A. youths burglarizing the Hollywood homes of Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and the like — another headlining robbery occurred. Approximately $1 million worth of Chopard jewelry was sticky-fingered from a safe in Cannes’ Novotel Hotel. We Cannes’t believe it!
Everyone’s favorite porny agitprop photographer Terry Richardson has narrowed his aperture on a new subject: Qatari-owned Valentino and its ubiquitous “rock-stud” accessories.
Valentino is shooting for the stars with its upcoming Manhattan flagship, set to open next year in the city’s old Takashimaya Building. If you’ve ever walked along 5th Avenue between 54th and 55th streets, you’ll recognize the place – it’s a gigantic, monolithic structure, replete with floor-to-ceiling paned glass windows.
Beyoncé kicked off her “Mrs. Carter Show” world tour last night in Belgrade, Serbia, with a spotlight-stealing wardrobe that would make any style maven weak at the knees. In addition to get-ups by wünder-twins Dean and Dan Caten of Dsquared, Queen B surprised the crowd in a number of custom Pucci outfits designed by Peter Dundas.
Earlier today in jolly London-town, Stella McCartney was awarded an Order of the British Empire, by Queen Elizabeth herself, for services to and excellence in the fashion industry. It is a prestigious honor, and one certain to boost McCartney’s global standing.
While boots are indeed made for walking, these three selections for spring ’13 will add a bit more pep to your well-heeled step. Hotfooting never looked so good. Or eccentric. Or, maybe, more eccentric than good, but good nonetheless. Picks from Christian Louboutin, Christopher Kane and 3.1 Phillip Lim after the jump…