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Miranda Kerr’s supplies of lingerie must be something in the ballpark of unlimited, but that probably didn’t make it any less disturbing when stores of it were swiped from her Hollywood abode. The perps? The real-life Bling Ring, the group of Valley teenagers who made major headlines back in 2009 for stealing millions of dollars worth of clothing and jewelry from celebrities homes, and are again in the public imagination thanks to an eponymous film by Sofia Coppola with a cast including Emma Watson, slated to hit theaters in June.
Every fashion party worth its salt has a liquor company on board to keep the drinks flowing and guests happy. But what about when the party is thrown by a liquor brand helmed by a fashion designer? Well, we’re not sure there’s a precedent, but that was precisely what went down last night in a dimly lit space below the High Line, where Absolut was fêting its newly minted partnership with Johan Lindeberg, the bearded, Swedish creative director of of BLK DNM and, now, of “the first-ever, single-estate, handcrafted luxury vodka,” Absolut Elyx.
In less than two weeks you’ll be free to snap up as many crop tops, jumpsuits, and crocheted maxi skirts as you please from Rihanna’s summer collection for River Island, but until then, you’ll just have to bide your time flipping through the lookbook. Luckily, we’ve got it right here, with prices and all!
How fierce were the ladies of FOX on the red carpet at last night’s programming presentation post-party? Well, some fared better than others, as you’ll soon find out.
Sure, it would be more fun to outfit the real live Duchess, but sometimes a pen and paper will just have to suffice, and today WWD asked a bevy of designers to come up with dresses fit for the last few months of Kate Middleton’s pregnancy. As you might expect, some options look more realistic than others.
There are no shortage of potential coverlines to be gleaned from Zoë Saldana’s Allure cover shoot and inside interview. She says she’s over dating actors, might “end up with a woman”…and she’s naked, for goodness sakes! So why did the magazine’s editors opt to draw attention to her weight?
This designer is no stranger to having their duds grace the covers of fashion glossies the world over, but this month, they’re the one smiling out at us from the newsstand. Read on to find out who the mag picked as their cover star.
This week, in hotel rooms all over Cannes, meticulously-packed gowns are being unloaded from their trunks in preparation for the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Since we’re way across the Atlantic Ocean, we’re preparing by taking a look back at our absolute favorite looks to come out of the French Riviera in the past five years. Somehow we even managed to restrain ourselves from making this a solo gallery of Diane Kruger — for the most part.
H&M, the largest producer of apparel in Bangladesh, has pledged to sign an accord mandating safe working conditions and other provisions for the country’s garment workers, following the horrific collapse of Rana Plaza and the deaths of over 1,100 people. Read on for more on what that means for the estimated 3.6 million garment workers employed in Bangladesh.
We’ve heard of Terry Richardson getting handsy during photo shoots but this is something else.
Rihanna‘s sophomore collection for UK high street brand River Island drops May 25, and since the first sold like hot cakes (or should we say hot pants), we’d advise you start making a game plan now if you want a piece of round two. So what can you expect? We’ve got the details here, but suffice it to say we hope you’ve been hitting the gym.
Does this mean Brad Pitt’s Chanel No. 5 ads are actually working? The house has just announced their newest offering: a bottle of the perfume in “its rarest, most collectible form,” that will set you back a cool $4,200. And feel free to spritz liberally with this one, since 30-ounces is a whole lotta scent to go around.
Photo editors have been known to harbor vendettas against models’ limbs. Sometimes they’ll haphazardly gouge parts out of thighs, sometimes they’ll amputate them entirely, and sometimes they’ll take a shoulder and move it somewhere it doesn’t belong. But was Moda Operandi’s Adobe whiz overzealous with the eraser tool on this particular image? You be the judge.
The Great Gatsby might be opening in theaters today, but the costumes Miuccia Prada created for the movie have been on display at her downtown New York stores all week. Last Tuesday night, Prada transformed the steps of the store into an exhibition space displaying the costumes Prada made and customized with costume designer Catherine Martin. If you can’t make it to the show in New York, which runs until May 12, you can see all the costumes here in the gallery.
It’s official: Kate Upton is Vogue‘s “American Dream Girl”, having landed the cover of the June issue after many months of speculation and rumor rebuttal from all sides. The news is remarkable not only because of Upton’s “Cat Daddy” origins, but because the glossy has seen so few models on its cover in the past decade that this puts the Sports Illustrated star in a very rarefied group indeed.
This may be the only time that a tea party at the White House had the effect of making a crowd of women go weak at the knees. But, then, the surprise arrival of a Prince will do that to you. At a tea party yesterday for military families hosted by Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, Prince Harry provided a more than welcome interruption just as they were tucking in to their smoked salmon and cakes.
Parsons students may no longer have access to John Galliano, after his planned three-day workshop was abruptly cancelled this week, but Vanity Fair readers will soon get the chance to bear witness to the disgraced designer’s first interview since his public, anti-Semitic outburst in early 2011.
Chanel’s cruise collection touched down today at a former nutmeg plantation in Singapore. It was a far cry from the over-the-top productions of seasons past — like, for instance, that time the house dropped a colossal globe in the center of the Grand Palais, or that time they staged a show in a castle — but the collection itself was quintessentially Karl. And clearly others were banking on that, too, since guests like Dakota Fanning barely had time to scrub off their Met Gala makeup before hopping off the 18-hour flight to get there in time.
Around this time last year, Jenna Talackova was making headlines for the battle she was embroiled in with the Donald Trump-owned Miss Universe Canada pageant, from which she was abruptly disqualified when producers found out she was transgender. After being reinstated (thanks in part to major public outcry and the support of high profile attorney Gloria Allred), competing in the pageant, and being named “Miss Congeniality”, the 24-year-old is now hoping to harness that bit of fame and channel it into her new reality series, tentatively titled Brave New Girl.
While the week’s biggest red carpet is done and dusted, Hollywood’s style stars were out on the town yesterday, decked out yet again in designer duds. So how did Anne Hathaway, Kate Bosworth, Sarah Jessica Parker, and more measure up? Let’s take a look.