61 posts tagged "Beyonce"
George Condo Wants To Dress Mel Gibson As Jesus, Make Some “Crazy, Sparkly Outfits” Like At The Victoria’s Secret Show
Artist George Condo is having a pretty major moment: A retrospective of his work is on view at the New Museum, he’s worked with Adam Kimmel to create masks for his menswear shows (not to mention lent some of his signature gargoyle-ish motifs to Kimmel’s collections), and was tapped by Kanye West to design not only the cover for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, but also a series of limited-edition scarves. But when Style.com caught up with Condo at last night’s Party in the Garden at MoMA (special guest performer: Kanye West), we learned that he’s not ready to give up fashion just yet.
You’ve just finished working on a series of scarves with Kanye West. What’s next?
I want to do clothes. You know those crazy, sparkly outfits they have at the Victoria’s Secret runway show? I want to do something like that, but a full outfit.
Who would you like to design one for?
I wouldn’t mind designing one for Rihanna or…who is my favorite one? [He turns to ask his wife.] Beyoncé! I would love to do Mel Gibson and dress him as Jesus all over again. Oh, and I would love to do a suit for Kanye.
What would Kanye’s look like?
It would be something really tough. Sort of like an old-fashioned tux but made out of a different material. Maybe entirely black silk?
Tell me about your first meeting with him.
He came to the studio to look at the paintings and was very alive. I was excited to hear what he was doing and he was excited by what I was doing and then he blasted out “Power.” It was so loud and so mind-blowing.
The eagle-eyed Catherine Kallon at Red Carpet Fashion Awards performed one of her usual acts of fashion divination today: From a blurry, cell phone pic of Beyoncé shooting a new music video in the Mojave Desert, she’s managed to identify a Spring ’11 Givenchy Couture gown. (Time will tell if she’s right, but looks likely to us.)
But Queen B is only the latest diva to strap on one of the house’s showstopping couture creations. In the spirit of celebration, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite high-drama ladies in Riccardo Tisci’s couture. Continue Reading “The Diva Wore Givenchy” »
A few sneak peeks have been floating around the Web of late, but Karl Lagerfeld’s full Pirelli calendar was finally unveiled in Moscow last night. The calendar takes the theme of the Greek gods and goddesses, and stars Daria Werbowy (nude—again—as Artemis), KL favorite Baptiste Giabiconi as Apollo, Erin Wasson as Ajax (above right), Garrett Neff as Dionysus, Elisa Sednaoui as Flora, Iris Strubegger as Athena, and Julianne Moore as Hera (above left). [WWD]
Congrats to Stella McCartney and husband Alasdhair Willis who, as rumored, gave birth to a baby girl over the weekend: Reiley Dilys Stella Willis. [Vogue U.K.]
The first photos from Tom Ford’s ultra-hush-hush womenswear presentation during Spring 2011 New York fashion week are out. Terry Richardson—lately seen smooching the designer, Brokeback Mountain-style, on Richardson’s blog—was the only sanctioned photog at the show, and a few of his shots (including one of a glammed-out Beyoncé) have hit Harper’s Bazaar U.K. [Fashionologie]
Gilt Groupe is set to launch a new full-priced site for menswear—the first, the company hints, of a series of full-priced sites. E-tail domination, are you in Gilt’s sights? [WWD]
And Fashion’s Night Out 2011 has a date: September 8, to be exact. Mark your calendars, and plan accordingly. [Fashionista]