August 23 2014

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MJ, Chevalier; Hats Off To Tavi?, And More…


Marc Jacobs, American in Paris, was decorated as a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in France, alongside Nathalie Rykiel, creative director of Sonia Rykiel. Jacobs delivered a grateful acceptance speech in French, and even traded in his usual skirt for a suit for the occasion. [WWD]

Couture’s only been going on for a few hours, but already its tiniest correspondent, blogger Tavi, is causing drama: A tweeting reporter from Grazia Daily complains that the 13-year-old’s enormous hat is obstructing the views of those not lucky enough to be front-row. [Racked]

Friday night saw the final episode of the Conan O’Brien-helmed Late Show, but the grassroots pro-Conan campaigns are bound to continue. Amid a flurry of “I’m With Coco” signs and sites plastered with images of the redhead, Modelinia weighs in its support for a fellow ginger Coco—Coco Rocha. Well, she does do some TV. [Modelinia]

Finally, a tantalizing little tidbit from the Paris men’s shows: Apparently Pharrell approached Alber Elbaz after the Lanvin presentation to offer his services to the brand. Consider Lanvin’s beats now spoken for. [WWD]

Photo: Remy de la Mauviniere / AP Photo