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Nonagenarian Iris Apfel is dominating the fashion world one sector at a time. After designing jewelry, eyewear, makeup, and handbags, the 91-year-old “geriatric starlet” is launching a line of shoes with HSN.
While Chanel‘s ‘Vamp’ products may be the ultimate cult classics, it’s the real (well, TV real) vampires that have us lusting after lipstick this week.
TV person/reality star/”author” Giuliana Rancic is following in the venerable footsteps of Iris Apfel, Mariah Carey, and Serena Williams (yes, somewhat of a mixed bag of “designers”) with a collection for the Home Shopping Network.
For the past forty years, Vicky Tiel has been designing one-of-a-kind couture gowns in Paris for the likes of the late Elizabeth Taylor. Now she’s designing for the masses with a collection for HSN. It may sound like a bizarre turning point, but when we chatted with Tiel recently, the 69-year-old couturier said that it was a natural progression in her illustrious career. Keep reading to see how Tiel’s designs and entrepreneurial spirit took her from Parsons to Hollywood and HSN.
We love a really well done spoof, and that’s exactly what we’re getting with Vogue Italia’s latest video. In it, some of our favorite supermodels dress up in some of our favorite spring clothes and come down a plexiglass runway as if they were on some kind of home shopping channel.
Celebrity stylist Louise Roe has been all over the front rows at New York Fashion Week — we saw her everywhere from Rebecca Taylor to Milly, chatting with celebrities and taking it all in. But in an email interview, Roe told Styleite that sometimes, she doesn’t even pay attention to what’s coming down the runway.
This was the week of Cannes, Botox mom, and Lady Gaga. Also, Carla Bruni is probably, definitely pregnant, and Jane Pratt‘s website launched. And, you know, beards!
We were all but heartbroken when we were alerted to the fact that one of the pieces from Iris Apfel‘s upcoming HSN collection bore a striking resemblance to that of a French jewelry designer. Now the disputed toucan pin is being removed from the collection.
Ever since we heard about it straight from Iris Apfel‘s mouth, we’ve been anxiously awaiting her jewelry collection. It will be sold on HSN beginning in September, and now we have pictures of the pieces, which retail from $20 to $180. They’re really great, but is one of them uncomfortably similar to that of a French jewelry designer?
Once upon a time we went to an absurdly fancy party where style icon Iris Apfel told us she was designing a jewelry collection. And now, the thing that seemed like a dream is a dream come true: Apfel will start selling her line, Rara Avis by Iris Apfel, on HSN starting today.
Actress Kate Walsh introduced the Boyfriend Collection to Sephora on Wednesday, a group of beauty products that smell like (you guessed it) old boyfriends. And Walsh says all of the products in the collection smell the same. But different. What?
In a world where internet shopping exists, it confuses us that channels like QVC and HSN are still around. Do people really sit around and watch that stuff? Well yes, they do. Because if they didn’t, they wouldn’t know about Ch’Arms — Kathy Najimy’s Spanx-for-your-arms product. And that would be a damn shame.
Pardon our annoyance, but when we read this morning that singer Mariah Carey would be debuting a line of jewelry, shoes and fragrances on HSN Nov. 29, the first thing we thought was old hat.
That’s because the channel seems to be the place where celebrities go en masse when they need to “expand their personal brands” or “get in touch with their
fans customers on a deeper, more cost efficient level.” But we digress.
Breakups suck. But if our breakups went like Kate Walsh‘s, we’d probably be a little more receptive to the idea of ending a relationship. Why? Walsh, of Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice fame, was inspired to launch Boyfriend LLC, a company that makes a line of beauty products, after parting ways with a beau five years ago. HSN thinks the products will hit the best-seller lists in no time flat.
Reem Acra, she of the unapologetically embroidered evening gowns and bridal dresses, announced this morning that she will produce a line of lower-priced clothes for HSN.
All day yesterday, when the rest of the Western world was embroiled in Chelsea Clinton wedding madness, Mary J. Blige was selling her new perfume, My Life, on HSN. And she sold a lot of perfume.
Now, at 60 years old, Twiggy is re-entering the fashion scene (as if her presence had ever left) with an affordable Home Shopping Network line, Twiggy London. And since she knows firsthand how harsh the industry can be on size and how steep the cost of great clothes can be, she wanted to make sure everyone could get a piece of the goods.