I’m sure you’ve all heard the buzz about Kanye West wanting to intern at a fashion house, and now it seems Mr. West has found a professional home… According to UK’s Mirror, Yeezie is moving to London in early spring to train at Louis Vuitton’s luxury goods HQ store on Bond Street. In the article Continue Reading
A few weeks ago, WWD asked designers to submit sketches for an inaugural outfit for first lady Michelle Obama, and everyone from Rachel Roy to Diane von Furstenberg raced to submit eye catching sketches portraying gowns in a myriad of colors. Though we all know Barack is wearing Hart Schaffner Marx on inauguration day, that Continue Reading
In addition to his verbal dexterity, it seems rapper Common also has a knack for fashion design… He recently collaborated with Microsoft’s t-shirt line SoftWear to create the following retro gems: See Common talk about the collaboration here. Stay tuned for price points and where to buy! Also check Common’s new site, www.thinkcommon.com.
Congratulations to the new Miss France 2009, Chloe Mortaud: Saturday night this 19-year-old beauty became the first Miss France to have dual American and French citizenship. Her mother migrated to Paris from Mississippi 25 years ago. Snaps to France for recognizing beauty of all colors.
WWD reports that President Obama will wear a tuxedo by Hart Schaffner Marx to the inaugural ball: A few suit looks from www.hartschaffnermarx.com: 1. Navy Windowpane Suit, $350. 2. Black & White Glen Plaid Suit, $695. 3. Black w/ Rust Stripe Suit, $398. Forget Dwight and his overpriced custom suits! Nene should’ve taken Brice to Continue Reading
B-girl on the block MIA’s new clothing line Okley has hit cyberstore Karmaloop.com. A few items: Top Row: Mexico Bodysuit, $100. The President Tank, $65. Bottom Row: The How Many Pullover, $150. The Afika Leggings, $85. Would you rock the $85 Afrika Leggings? See the rest here.
Women’s Wear Daily asked designers like Badgley Mischka, Monique Lhuillier, Marc Jacobs, and Betsey Johnson what first lady Michelle Obama should wear on Inauguration Day. A few sketches: See the rest here. I’m really feeling the Badgley Mischka and Tracy Reese designs! What about you?
Talk about grist for the mill.The blogosphere is abuzz with news that Conde Nast head Si Newhouse is in Paris negotiating with French Vogue Editor-in-Chief Carine Roitfeld to have her replace current Vogue EIC Anna Wintour. Gawker , Jossip, and Fashionista offer more details but I must say, this isn’t the first time we’ve heard Continue Reading