The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Keke Palmer To Play Cinderella On Broadway, Tiffany’s Might Discontue Use of Iconic Blue Boxes, and Victoria Beckham To Sell 600 Pieces From Her Closet On TheOutnet.com
Singer and actress Keke Palmer will make her debut as Cinderella in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway this September. The 21-year-old will be the first African-American woman to play the role. “It’s one of those things that I can’t believe is really happening,” said Palmer about the role. “I’m very excited. Very excited and nervous as well — a bunch of feelings all at once. ” Congratulations! Would you head to Broadway to see her play the role? (Teen Vogue)
If Bottega Venetta is a little out of your price range, set your sights on the designs of the creative director’s eponymous line. Though the pieces aren’t going to be cheap ($495 for a denim shirtdress and under $100 for a man’s t-shirt) it’s surely more affordable than Venetta’s wares. Maier is expanding his label come this fall and opening a new store in Manhattan meaning that it’ll be a bit easier to get your hands on his designs. (Wall Street Journal)
The new creative director of Tiffany’s & Co, Francesca Amfitheatrof, said she’s not married to the idea of always sticking to the brand’s signature blue boxes. “I might do limited editions, maybe in a pattern,” she said about options for the future. “I do love a mixture of patterns.” While its inevitable she’ll receive considerable push back about the issue, at least it doesn’t seem like she has anything long lasting in mind. (Vogue UK)
Starting on August 20th, Victoria Beckham will sell 600 pieces from her personal wardrobe on TheOutnet.com for charity. The selection is made up of a lot of pieces custom made for the former-Spice Girl, but also includes some off the rack pieces. In addition to this sale, 10 of Beckham’s most iconic pieces will be auctioned off at Christie’s via sealed bids. Proceeds will benefit mothers2mothers charity. (Telegraph UK)
This September’s Art of Fashion campaign by Neiman Marcus has taken over the retailer’s catalogue, and features 11 photographers, including Camilla Akrans and Peter Lindbergh, shooting 18 different models. As a departure from other years, the catalogue commemorates the 20 years of the campaign and will hit mailboxes beginning tomorrow. (WWD)
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