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April 19 2014

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34 posts tagged "Gap"

At Home With A Gap Guru, Topshop Loves Love, And More…

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Tired of envying your neighbor’s closet? Take a break and envy her whole apartment, instead. Refinery29 takes a peek inside the Brooklyn digs of Jane Herman, Gap’s director of concept. We shall not covet… [Refinery29]

Pamela Love will join forces with Topshop for her first-ever retailer collaboration; a range of Love’s America-inspired jewels for the Brit chain will debut in April. (A look from Love’s Fall 2011 collection is at left.) [Fashionologie]

And it’s now Dr. Bailey to you (and all of us)—Burberry’s Christopher Bailey has been presented with an honorary doctorate by Yorkshire’s Sheffield Hallam University. [WWD]

Photo: David X Prutting / BFAnyc.com

These Booties Are Made For Walking
(But Not Yet)

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Word spread like wildfire last week when we reported that Pierre Hardy’s much-anticipated new suede and leather wedge bootie for Gap (the only one of the several styles previewed that’ll actually see production) was coming to stores. The shoes were due to arrive tomorrow, but owing to a delay, they’ll now hit stores October 28. Consider this a public service announcement, with enough time to cancel those out-of-office “meetings” you’d scheduled for tomorrow morning.

Photo: Courtesy of Pierre Hardy

Pierre Hardy for Gap Fall ’10 Arrives

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There are high/low collaborations that get more press and that inspire longer, round-the-block lines, and then there are those that soldier away, season after season, delivering quality stuff. Put Pierre Hardy’s affordable footwear for the Gap in the latter category. His latest creation, a peep-toe black suede wedge accented with leather trim, debuts at Gap stores nationwide (and at Gap.com) next Tuesday for a cool $195.

Photo: Courtesy of Pierre Hardy

To The Lanvin Library, What’s Old Is New Again, W Gets KK, And More…

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Today in fashion field trips, part 1: Todd Selby visits Jeanne Lanvin’s personal library in Paris, comes away with shots like the one above. [The Selby]

Today in fashion field trips, part 2: Patrik Ervell heads to Detroit to take in a new Matthew Barney performance piece. Sadly, no snaps are allowed in the performance, but Patrik did share a few of his best shots of Motor City with the crew at Opening Ceremony. [OC New News]

New Gap logo, we hardly knew ye. The much-debated redesign is officially out, replaced by the retailer’s classic navy box. The short-lived new one can now go join the pantheon of New Coke and other revamp missteps. [Fashionista]

And Kim Kardashian made the cover of the new issue of W. Her clothes, for better or worse, did not. [PopSugar]

Photo: Todd Selby/TheSelby.com

Lanvin To L.A., Pugh To Hong Kong, Becks Joins The Family Business, And More…

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Gareth Pugh (left) has just opened his first store in Hong Kong, for which he shipped in tubs and tubs of black rubber paint from England. “What could be more me than a black box?” he asked of his design strategy. A black box full of nails, we’d say, though that might not be the most comfortable shopping experience. [Vogue U.K.]

The Lanvin invasion continues. Just weeks after opening its Manhattan store, Alber Elbaz and co. are preparing to bow on Rodeo Drive. [WWD]

And while Europe is sending its best toward America, the U.S. of A. is responding in kind: Gap is set to open its first store in Milan. But before that, the label is dipping a toe in the water with a capsule collection, designed with 10 Corso Como’s Franca Sozzani, to be sold at a temporary store during fashion week in September. [WWD]

Design it like Beckham? Victoria has apparently tapped hubby David B. to design a line of menswear to complement her own women’s collection. Do we see tattooed suits in the future? [Vogue U.K.]

Mamma mia! Is Italian suitmaking too Italian to survive? [NYT]

Photo: Marcio Madeira / FirstView.com