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19 posts tagged "Abbey Lee Kershaw"

Alex And Abbey Take To The Streets, i-D Turns 30, Beckham Adds Bags, And More…


This week, Alexander Wang launches his first ever video campaign (pictured), starring Abbey Lee Kershaw and lensed by Craig McDean. Karl Templer and Fabien Baron styled and creative-directed the spot, which will launch right here on this Wednesday at noon EST—so stay tuned. [WWD]

English fashion bible i-D is celebrating its 30th birthday this month, with a 200-photo portfolio and three covers, all by Nick Knight. Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Lady Gaga get the birthday-cover honors. [i-D via Refinery29]

Victoria Beckham is adding bags to her line, designed with help from the English accessory maven Katie Hillier, who’s worked with Marc Jacobs and Luella Bartley. But with new handbags of her own, what will she ever do with all those vintage Birkins? [Catwalk Queen]

Your feel-good footwear story of the day: TOMS Shoes will give away its millionth pair next month to a child in Argentina. [WWD]

Your feel-slightly-less-good footwear story of the day: Tamara Mellon and the owners of Jimmy Choo are considering selling the business—reportedly valued up to about $800 million. [Vogue U.K.]

Photo: Courtesy Photo

Karl’s Shopping Fever


If you’re not in a state of Chanel overload from obsessively browsing Karl’s new Couture collection for the house, how about a little cinema Lagerfeld? Shopping Fever stars Abbey Lee and Dree Hemingway as two rich teens and Baptiste Giabiconi as the hotel valet who caters to them. As for the shopping fever the girls have caught—when you look at the Chanel pre-fall offerings they’re sporting, well, who can blame them?

Karl’s Kalendar Girls, Abbey Brings Home The Bacon, And More…


The next photog has been signed for the annual naked-girls-frolicking Pirelli calendar, and the lucky guy is…Karl Lagerfeld. (He’ll shoot it in his Paris studio, rather than the usual tropical locale.) We’re doing our best to act surprised—Karl Lagerfeld? Shooting gorgeous people in states of undress? No way. Stop! (Anyone want to start taking odds on whether he’ll manage to sneak Baptiste in there?) [Fashionista]

Calvin Klein has unveiled a new video for its X underwear line, and it is racy and controversial. (It includes bleeped-out swearing.) OK, now we’ve really heard it all—Calvin Klein underwear and controversial ads? Brave new world! [WWD]

Speaking of brave new worlds, Giuseppe Zanotti is entering the Internet. The designer will create several styles exclusively for his new online boutique, which is to be manned by Yoox. [WWD]

Abbey Lee Kershaw apparently has a tattoo on the inside of her lower lip. It was meant to read “truth” but, due to the amateur job, looks more like “bacon,” says the Times of London. Is it wrong that we prefer bacon? [Times Online via Refinery29]

Photo: Don Ashby & Olivier Claisse /

Prints Charming, Royal Riders, Royal Shoppers, and More…


The latest issue of V takes Spring’s print-mad looks out for a spin and finds they work great on both twiggy mannequin Jacquelyn Jablonski and plus-size stunner Crystal Renn (above). Finally, fashion everyone can wear—well, except anyone whose office mandates skirts longer than hip length.

Watch out, surfing—horseback riding could soon be fashion’s favorite aspirational sport. Charlotte Casiraghi‘s a fan, and fellow equestrian—and royal—Zara Phillips (her grandmum’s the Queen) has designed a line of riding togs for the British activewear brand Musto. We love the crop as an accessory. [WWD]

Speaking of accessories, a few brave fashion editors road-tested Louis Vuitton‘s famous bunny ears on the streets of New York. The takeaway? New Yorkers over the age of 5 are way too cool to acknowledge your outré headwear. [The Cut]

2009′s other unconventional accessory of choice, Alexander McQueen‘s aquatic-fang/disco-lobster shoes were apparently not such a hot commodity with Abbey Lee Kershaw, Natasha Poly, and Sasha Pivovarova. The trio refused to walk the runway in the 10-inchers, citing hazards to their health. [Grazia]

Shop. Get coddled. [NYT]

Photo: Terry Richardson / Courtesy of V