August 23 2014

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12 posts tagged "Fabien Baron"

Lutz & Patmos, With A Little Help From Their Friends


Before “designer collaboration” became fashion’s second-most frequently dropped phrase (immediately following “pop-up shop,” by our count), Tina Lutz and Marcia Patmos were doing just that—calling up friends and fans and working with them on limited-edition items in their ultra-soft cashmere. It helps that the designers have more catholic tastes than most. Over the course of their guest designers series, they worked with everyone from Carine Roitfeld to architect Richard Meier to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, all of whom waxed philosophic about the sweaters of their dreams and helped to make them a reality. Lutz & Patmos is shutting up shop, sad to say—Patmos will continue on as M. Patmos, as well as designing the more contemporary Leroy & Perry collections, and Lutz will pursue other projects—but before they go, they’ve rounded up the collabs of years past, which are now on sale at their e-commerce site. From Roitfeld’s (modeled, top left, by the editrix herself, and son Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld) to Christy Turlington’s (top right, inspired by the yogic lotus flower), Fabien Baron’s (top left), and Inez van Lamsweerde’s (top right), they’re available now for, potentially, the last time ever. Shop brisk—and click below for pieces by Jane Birkin, and Natalia Vodianova. Continue Reading “Lutz & Patmos, With A Little Help From Their Friends” »

Alexander Wang’s First Campaign Video


Alexander Wang assembled a crack team for his first-ever women’s ready-to-wear campaign video for his Wall Street-inspired Fall collection, which premieres on his Web site and ours, among others, today. Craig McDean was behind the camera, Fabien Baron was in the creative director’s seat, and Karl Templer styled. Orlando Pita and Mark Carrasquillo did Abbey Lee Kershaw’s hair and makeup. The setting, too—a now deserted New York City hotel—is compelling. “We’re always striving to communicate the frame of mind behind the collection, whether it’s through our show or imagery, but this season we got to delve much deeper,” Wang told us. “And with the help of an incredibly gifted team—Abbey, Craig, Fabien, and Karl—my inspiration for Fall ’10 unfolds in a raw and visually arresting dreamscape.” It doesn’t look like Wall Street to us, but we’re with him re: “raw and visually arresting.” Enjoy.

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

Stone Keeps Rolling


The unstoppable Lara Stone has made her latest conquest: Calvin Klein. WWD reports that the gap-toothed Dutch beauty is fronting three of the label’s brands—Collection, cK Calvin Klein, and Calvin Klein Jeans—for Fall 2010. Not only that, Klein properties are the only place you’ll see Lara this Fall; she’s a runway and advertising exclusive for the company. Mert & Marcus shot the Collection (left) and Calvin Klein Jeans (below) campaigns, Fabien Baron the ck Calvin Klein campaign (bottom).

Photos: Courtesy of Calvin Klein

Stella At The Gap, Kanye’s Breakup, And More…


Stella McCartney falls into the Gap, but unless you’re pint-size or learning how to walk, you’ll have to stick to her full-priced line. Lucky brats. [WWD]

After much speculation and internal juggling (read: layoffs), Fabien
Baron is back at Interview. [WWD]

Hey, single ladies, apparently Kanye West is a free man. See for yourself at our brother site’s ( annual blowout, where the rapper will be on hosting duty tonight. [Page Six]

And, get this, Leo’s single too! [People]

Or is he? [Us Weekly]

Don’t tell PETA, but Hermès is making its very own crocodiles to meet the demand for their croc handbags, because apparently there aren’t a lot of crocodiles left. Yeah, definitely tell PETA about this one. [Reuters]

Photo: Mario Madeira