The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Rihanna to Receive CFDA Fashion Icon Award, Steve Madden Buys Brian Atwood, and Marion Cotillard Poses Once Again for Christian Dior


Rihanna‘s all set to receive another icon award, this time from the CFDA for her fly, fearless style. “We are proud to present Rihanna with the CFDA Fashion Icon Award for her impact on the industry as fashion’s most exciting ambassador in recent memory,” CFDA CEO Steven Kolb said in a statement. If anyone deserves such an honor, it’s Rih, no? (People)



Steve Madden announces today that it will acquire Brian Atwood‘s label, taking on both their high-end division and B by Brian Atwood diffusion line. Atwood will hold a minority stake in his eponymous brands, and will maintain creative control over both. “We are an incredible balance to each other: both entrepreneurs, both passionate about shoes and building brands,” Atwood told WWD. “Steve brings the expertise in successfully operating global fashion brands with a wide bench of industry-leading resources and the talent and vision to optimize B Brian Atwood, while I bring the luxury market and designer experience. This is the perfect next step for me in achieving my vision for the overall Brian Atwood brand in partnership with Steve. I have spent more than 13 years nurturing my brand with great clarity and now is the time to capitalize on that work.” (WWD)



• UK stylistas get ready–Prada will soon offer bespoke shoes that you can design at the label’s London Sloane Street store. You’ll be able to choose between nine different pumps in your choice of satin, suede, leather, and more. The service will be available March 26th and March 27th, and the shoes will take about a month to produce. Any UK readers plan on trying this out? (Vogue UK)


David Yurman Friends and Family Sale

• Time to refresh your jewelry box for spring! David Yurman kicks off their friends and family sale this Thursday, March 27th ’til Sunday, March 30th at the Altman building at 135 West 18th street. There, you’ll find timepieces, jewelry, and eyewear for women at discounted prices, with 10% of sales going to the Breast Cancer Research Fund. Check the flyer above for hours. (Fashion Bomb Inbox)


Marion Cotillard Lady Dior Spring 2014 1

Marion Cotillard‘s once again been tapped to from the latest Lady Dior campaign. Doesn’t she look fabulous? (Fashion Bomb Inbox)



[photos: Getty, Pacific Coast News, Dior, David Yurman, Prada]

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