Tod’s debut in Milan with his first show of prêt-à-porter. The collection, which will be showed on September 20 at the Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, in full calendar of Milan Fashion Week spring/summer 2014,it is designed by Alessandra Facchinetti,the new creative director of the brand. Alessandra Facchinetti is a young Italian designer with significant experience in the fashion industry.She was the creative director of Gucci(without much successes) before Frida Giannini, Valentino and Moncler Gamme Rouge. Now we have to wait until […]
“I think glamour and sex sells just about everything.” So said Marc Jacobs, whose turn as Diet Coke’s new creative director for 2013 will have him stripping in a photo booth and posing in playful, pin-up-style ads. Revealing the collaboration exclusively to WWD, Jacobs said he designed “whimsical, feminine” packaging for the soft-drink giant as it celebrates its 30th anniversary in Europe. Marc Jacobs has a Diet Coke moment, as shot by Stéphane Sednaoui. source WWD.com
KATE HUDSON has made her design debut, creating a clothing collection for the first time – in collaboration with US label Ann Taylor. The actress, who has been the face of the label for the past three seasons, has designed a capsule range for high summer 2013. Hudson worked closely with creative director Lisa Axelson on the range, which is inspired by her own red carpet style – but with a wearable, everyday twist. While little else has been revealed about […]
Credits for this picture:David Sims (Photographer) Paul Hanlon (Hair Stylist) Lucia Pieroni (Makeup Artist) Max Bellhouse (Set Designer) Giovanni Bianco (Creative Director) Lorraine Griffin (Manicurist) Other people in this campaign:Raquel Zimmermann – Model Sean O’Pry – Model
T BY ALEXANDER WANG F/W 12 Daniel Jackson – Director Alexander Wang is always on the pulse of what is happening right now, so of course he enlists musician of the moment Azealia Banks for the F/W film for his spinoff line T by Alexander Wang. The high energy clip captures the youthful, in your face and effortless cool of Wang’s clientele and Azealia’s charm.
A severe femininity ran through Gucci’s pre-fall collection. Putting aside her penchant for the Seventies and rock ’n’ roll, creative director Frida Giannini focused on Fifties-inspired shapes and a sophisticated combination of sober greens with an intense teal and hints of leopard. “This is a contemporary femme fatale who relishes her own dark mood,” said Giannini. “Armed with an invulnerable aesthetic, she has an elusive sensuality — like the protagonist in a game of pursuit.”
Squelching a flurry of online reports declaring Christopher Kane new creative director, Christopher Kane has issued a denial saying he is not joining the French fashion house. The blogosphere erupted late Friday evening when French newsweekly Le Nouvel Observateur reported on its Web site that the trendy Scottish designer would join Balenciaga and replace Nicolas Ghesquière, who is to exit the house on Nov. 30. “Rumors surrounding Christopher Kane’s appointment as creative director of Balenciaga are unfounded,” said a Christopher Kane spokesman. […]