August 31 2014

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Tara Subkoff Suits Up


To showcase her first-ever collaboration with bespoke tailoring label Doyle Mueser, Tara Subkoff drew upon her penchant for noir. “I am a huge film noir fan and also a Hitchcock fan,” she says. “I wanted to make the film inspired by old movies, but with a modern unexpected twist—the same concept as Imitation of Christ.” Her film starts with gunshots and a man following a bad guy down Mulberry Street (“one of the few remaining places that can look like old New York from the old movies”), but as it turns out, the bad guy is actually a woman. Of course, she’s well disguised in Imitation of Christ x Doyle Mueser’s vamped-up take on menswear (part of Imitation of Christ’s Fall 2012 collection).

“This is a very old-school couture opportunity for a woman to get to experience the full tradition of making an appointment, coming in privately to have a personal fitting with myself and Jake Mueser, and picking out whatever fabric and lining they want and which jacket, pant, skirt, or short looks the best for their body type and lifestyle,” says Subkoff. “The designs are templates for suggested styles that, to me, are the most flattering suit shapes for women—very inspired by Helmut Newton photographs, which always depicted sexy and strong sophisticated women who seemed powerful.” Items can be ordered by private appointment with Doyle Mueser in NYC. However, on June 7, they are hosting a party from 7-9 p.m. at Against Nature (159 Chrystie St., NYC), open to anyone who wants to come down and view the collection and is interested in making a private appointment for a fitting and to place a made-to-measure order. has an exclusive first look at the film, The Suits, below.

Sienna Miller Cast As A Hitchcock Girl, Amy Winehouse’s Final Fred Perry Collection On Sale Now, And More…


Sienna Miller has been cast as Tippi Hedren, the Hitchcock actress who appeared in The Birds, in a new film called The Girl. Hitchcock was reportedly obsessed with her and “made repeated sexual advances towards her.” [Vogue U.K.]

It certainly was a banner year for Michael Kors. The designer, who celebrated the 30th anniversary of his brand this year, unveiled an initial public offering that values the brand at $3.63 billion. [Huff Po]

Amy Winehouse’s final collection for Fred Perry went on sale at this morning, with all profits benefiting the Amy Winehouse Foundation “along with a seasonal donation to the charity.” The release of the collection is timed with the release of her final album Lioness: Hidden Treasures. [Telegraph]

Italian artist Erique LaCorbeille has envisioned an imaginary life with Kate Moss and displayed it through a series of ten self-portraits. LaCorbeille says, “I have always had great admiration for Kate Moss because she is a different kind of star, the exception in a world of statuesque and cold icons.” [Hint]

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