Posts Tagged ‘ US ’

Video: Kate Moss, Stella McCartney, David Gandy in ‘Ab Fab’ teaser

March 20, 2012
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Video: Kate Moss, Stella McCartney, David Gandy in ‘Ab Fab’ teaser

AFP Relax News – 2 hrs 41 mins ago A teaser of Kate Moss appearing alongside Stella McCartney and male model David Gandy in an upcoming edition of British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous has been revealed. A special edition of the recently revived comedy show, which stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as PR agent Edina and...

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Madonna bringing ‘provocateur quality’ to dance-inspired shoe line

March 12, 2012
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Madonna bringing ‘provocateur quality’ to dance-inspired shoe line

As her debut perfume launch approaches, Madonna has announced expansion into the realm of footwear, with a series of dance-inspired styles to launch for Fall 2012. The shoe line comes under the singer’s new Truth or Dare label, and will be produced by Canada-headquartered firm Aldo Group Inc. With prices set from $89 to...

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Amazon’s flash-sale site going luxe with discount designers

February 6, 2012
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Amazon’s flash-sale site going luxe with discount designers

Amazon’s members-only flash-sale site MyHabit is launching its first designer tab, with the likes of Thakoon, Valentino and Balmain going on offer at up to 60 percent. Adding to its women’s, men’s, children’s and home categories, the site is teaming up with top fashion houses including Bibhu Mohapatra, Costume National and Alejandro Ingelmo for...

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New flagship store to add to Tokyo’s clothing brand options

February 6, 2012
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New flagship store to add to Tokyo’s clothing brand options

Fashion brand g.u., Uniqlo’s lower-priced sister brand, has announced that it will open a flagship store in Tokyo’s Ginza district on March 30, becoming the latest store specializing in affordable clothing to take up residence in the city’s most upmarket shopping district. The chain’s new five-storey premises will be a 1,500-square-meter retail location that...

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Rachel Roy venturing into designer footwear

February 2, 2012
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Rachel Roy venturing into designer footwear

US creator Rachel Roy will launch her first designer footwear line this August, inspired by her mentor Manolo Blahnik although at a more affordable price point. WWD reported January 30 that Roy’s separate designer footwear line will include flats starting at $195 and pumps ranging from $225 to $325. According to the creator the...

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Halle Berry launching affordable footwear line for ‘every woman’

January 31, 2012
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Halle Berry launching affordable footwear line for ‘every woman’

Halle Berry is following in the footsteps of supermodel Cindy Crawford by designing a footwear collection for German chain Deichmann. Entitled “5th Avenue by Halle Berry,” the collection is set to launch across Europe from March 5 and comprises 40 summery styles. The actress emphasized her decision to create an affordable collection, with prices...

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Dior in X-ray vision at Paris couture shows

January 23, 2012
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Dior in X-ray vision at Paris couture shows

Dior conjured an X-ray vision of the fashion house’s history, with a 1950s-themed collection in luminous layers of sheer silk as it headlined day one of the Paris haute couture shows on Monday. All eyes were on Dior for its second couture line since the chaotic departure of John Galliano last March, after a...

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Paris Menswear Fashion Week: Kris Van Assche to showcase Lee denim collaboration

January 19, 2012
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Paris Menswear Fashion Week: Kris Van Assche to showcase Lee denim collaboration

Belgian fashion designer Kris Van Assche will reveal elements from a new partnership with US denim company Lee during his Paris Menswear Fashion Week show Friday, January 20. WWD reports that the creator, whose collection of bags for backpack company Eastpak launched last year, has created five items including jackets, jeans and chinos, for...

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Watch: Jason Wu talks through his Target collaboration

January 18, 2012
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Watch: Jason Wu talks through his Target collaboration

Jason Wu appeared on America’s Today show January 18 to offer styling tips on his upcoming collection for US retailer Target. The designer, who cites US First Lady Michelle Obama among his fans, has followed in the footsteps of designers including Rodarte, Zac Posen and Missoni by creating a capsule collection for the store....

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Watch: Behind-the-scenes with Kate Winslet for St. John

January 10, 2012
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Watch: Behind-the-scenes with Kate Winslet for St. John

A video looking behind the scenes at Hollywood actress Kate Winslet‘s Spring 2012 campaign for St. John has been revealed, with the star emphasizing how the new line will appeal to curvaceous women. Winslet, who is also a Lancôme spokesmodel, was announced as the label’s newest face last May, following in the footsteps of...

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