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You know you’re at the right party when you find yourself on a rooftop sandwiched between Sarah Burton, Anja Rubik, and Olivier Theyskens, sipping champagne and talking shop with some of the best and brightest of both art and fashion.
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld‘s much-anticipated “masstige” line will debut next year exclusively online, so naturally he had to go and talk about it at Europe’s biggest tech conference, Le Web.
One second, someone in Bulgaria is buying a Pucci bikini. The next, someone in France adds a pair of Isabel Marant boots to their shopping cart. Then, someone who could very well be that cousin you don’t talk to in San Diego buys a top from McQ Alexander McQueen. In what might be the ultimate (or only?) way for you to peek in on rich people’s online shopping habits, Net-A-Porter has added a new feature to its website that displays what’s being bought where right as it happens.
In news that promises to have every Thom Browne kneecap loving, Sartorialist peeping, dapperly decked gentleman squealing with delight, word is that Net-a-Porter is ready to man up. How’s that for a sign of the times? Anyways, like the gender equalizing Title 9 Act come to wear, the online fashion juggernaut has announced plans to unveil Mr. Porter--a stand alone site aimed at blue blooded chaps moving at a drive through pace with a 5-star budget.
The entire Styleite staff has been anxiously awaiting magazine stands to start stocking Industrie Magazine, which promises to be “the first and only media title dedicated to going behind the scenes to chronicle the personalities, stories and defining moments in the world of fashion.” Most of the magazine’s details are still being held behind an elegant curtain, but today, Business Of Fashion ran an exclusive interview with Industrie’s two editors In Chief, Erik Torstensson and Jens Grede. (P.S. One of the features involves a naked photo of Daria Werbowy, so consider yourself warned: NSFW.)