Friday, June 12, 2015

Must Read: Michael Kors, Gigi Hadid Play Pictionary, Givenchy Debuts Teaser for Fall 2015 Campaign

Must Read: Michael Kors, Gigi Hadid Play Pictionary, Givenchy Debuts Teaser for Fall 2015 Campaign:

Michael Kors, Gigi Hadid play Pictionary
Michael Kors and Gigi Hadid compete against each other in the first-ever "Glamour Games," or what us common folk call Pictionary. Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Your best body part? Guiltiest pleasure? See their answers (in scribble form) right here. {YouTube}

Givenchy debuts teaser for fall 2015 campaign

The 30-second clip includes some of Ricardo Tisci's favorite muses, including Mariacarla Boscono, Candice Swanepoel, Frankie Rayder and Jamie Bochert. The models ride bikes, jump rope and shoot basketballs, reflecting Tisci's tendency to mix luxury pieces with sportswear. The film was styled by Carine Roitfeld and shot by Mert & Marcus. {YouTube}

London Collections: Men starts tomorrow

The inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men’s may start in New York for a few more weeks, but London has its own fashion week devoted to the gents that kicks off tomorrow. Here’s all you need to know about the menswear event across the pond. {The Telegraph}

Tom Ford reflects on sobriety, fatherhood
Tom Ford has a lot on his plate these days: he just wrote and directed Nocturnal Animals, which will star Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal, while working on collections for his eponymous label at the same time. The designer and filmmaker reflects on his newfound sobriety and other changes in his life since the birth of his son, Jack. {The Standard}

Harper Beckham's wardrobe is for sale

Victoria Beckham is selling 25 looks from the closet of her daughter Harper — quite possibly the world’s best dressed three-year-old — with all proceeds benefitting Save the Children. {Vogue UK}

Peter Copping reveals first bridal gown for Oscar de la Renta

Peter Copping, who took over as creative director of Oscar de la Renta last year, revealed the first bride he dressed for the house to Vogue. The lucky lady? Haifa Snobar, a 26-year-old PR executive from Saudi Arabia. The dress? A princess-style gown with a sheer neckline and hand-cut floral petals in taffeta and organza, which reportedly took 30 people more than 1,500 hours to make. {Vogue}

Paris welcomes a new crop of designers

From Ami to Jacquemus to Vetements, the City of Lights is now home to a fresh crop of young designers who are making a splash on the international fashion scene. Why now? More funding form the French government, major corporate sponsors and prestigious fashion prizes account for increased support for young Paris-based designers. {Business of Fashion}

The power of the Birkin bag holds strong

The Hermès Birkin remains the most exclusive handbag in the world, even though its been over 30 years since it hit the market. A loyal clientele is drawn to the 18 - 20 hours of craftsmanship that goes into the making of each bag, as well as the air of exclusivity created by shadowy marketing, high prices and a limited supply. Despite slumping sales for many luxury labels, sales at Hermès are at a all-time high thanks in part to the allure of the Birkin. {Bloomberg}

Comptoir des Contonniers names new CEO

Christophe Chenut has been named CEO of Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse Tam Tam. Chenut replaces Nobuo Domae, who took up the post temporarily when Nancy Pedot left the company in September of 2014. The change will be effective on July 1. {WWD}

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