August 30 2014

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9 posts tagged "Jack White"

Kanye “Cannes” Do Film, Too, And More Of The Day’s Top Stories


Kanye’s at Cannes (Kim Kardashian in tow, naturally), and he’s not going to let the film set steal the limelight. Therapper-slash-designer is debuting his own movie (which he wrote, produced, and directed), entitled Cruel Summer, tonight at Le Palm Beach Casino. The film, described as “unlike anything West has ever attempted before,” stars comedian Aziz Ansari and Lebanese actress Razane Jammal. [Page Six]

Is there another baby Bündchen on the way? Rumors are circulating that the Brazilian beauty and her husband, Tom Brady, are expecting their second child, after various news outlets have reported that the supermodel told Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci, who dressed Bündchen for the Met gala, that she was two months along so he could adjust the dress accordingly. If you ask us, there doesn’t seem to be any bump in sight, but then again, she’s Gisele. Stranger things have happened. [Telegraph]

The partnership between Marc Jacobs and Yayoi Kusama first started when the Japanese artist painted her defining dot motif on the Louis Vuitton Ellipse bag in 2006, and now, six years later, Kusama’s dots are going to be on LV goods worldwide. The duo is set to launch a line of clothes and accessories on July 10, just two days before a Kusama retrospective opens at the Whitney Museum in New York. [WWD]

At last, a first look at the trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby,starring Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio. Look out for flapper dresses and vintage clothing (many of the dresses are from Ashley Olsen’s personal collection) as well as music by Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Jack White. Oh yeah, and the chemistry between Mulligan and DiCaprio. [Grazia Daily]

Georgia May Jagger, a material girl? Madonna and her daughter Lourdes say yes. Taking over for Kelly Osbourne, the 20-year-old gapped-tooth model has been tapped as the new face of Madonna’s Material Girl fashion line, making her debut in the upcoming back-to-school campaign. [WWD]




Photo: Alfonso Catalano


The Olympic Torch Tops Design Of The Year List, Beyoncé The Beautiful, Jack White’s First Feature Film Score, And More…


What topped the list for the Design Museum’s Design of the Year? The Olympic torch not only beat out Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding dress but also the Met’s McQueen exhibition. “Nothing is harder to get right than designing for the Olympics,” Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic tells Reuters. “The lightness and simplicity of Barber Osgerby’s Olympic Torch does just that.” [Vogue U.K.]

Beyoncé has been named the world’s most beautiful woman in 2012 by People magazine. The pop star says, “I feel more beautiful than I’ve ever felt because I’ve given birth. I have never felt so connected, never felt like I had such a purpose on this earth.” [People]

Jack White has snagged his first-ever feature film score, for Disney’s upcoming film The Lone Ranger, starring beauty icon Johnny Depp. Reportedly, adaption of the 1950′s television show will include a “fresh take on the ‘William Tell Overture.’ ” [Spin]

Maria Shriver is set to present photographer Annie Leibovitz with the 7th Annual MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts on Tuesday. Also on the program for the awards luncheon—an Akris Fall fashion show. [The Hollywood Reporter]


Not Your Average Purse Presentation, Lollapalooza Acts Announced, Armani Casa Takes Miami, And More…


Would you ever hand over your purse—with its contents included—to be displayed in a gallery? For €500, a few women did just that for German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann’s new solo presentation at London’s Serpentine Gallery. The exhibition includes six bags, along with painkillers, phones, business cards, makeup, etc., on display in cases. [Telegraph]

The Red Hot Chili Peppers were announced this morning as the main act at this year’s Lollapalooza. Other performers in the lineup for the August festival are the Black Keys, Jack White, the Shins, and Passion Pit. [Lollapalooza]

Armani Casa opens its first Miami store today. The 3,660-square-foot shop includes furniture and furnishings, tableware, decorative accessories, fabrics, ornaments, lighting, and bathroom and kitchen products. They also offer “made to measure” solutions for private clients. [WWD]

Gary Ross, the director of The Hunger Games, has confirmed that he won’t be directing the sequel Catching Fire. “As a writer and director, I simply don’t have the time I need to write and prep the movie I would have wanted to make because of the fixed and tight production schedule,” he tells The Hollywood Reporter. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Photo: Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Angie For Louis, Karen And Jack’s
Breakup Bash, A Celine Return, And More…


Angelina Jolie has gone bare for her Louis Vuitton “Core Values” campaign. Annie Leibovitz photographed Jolie in her own clothes (with a monogrammed Alto resting by her side—one that, by the way, is no longer in production), on a wooden boat in Cambodia. [WWD]

A swing bang humdinger—that’s the kind of bash Karen Elson and Jack White wanted to celebrate the making and (mostly breaking) of their six-year marriage. After Elson made her debut Bonnaroo performance Thursday night, the supermodel and rock star celebrated their divorce in unusual way, holding a party for family, friends, and animals in Nashville on Friday night. [Racked]

Missed your chance the first time ’round? Now you can catch what slipped by: Celine is reissuing a six-item line of “Celine Classics” from the early days (i.e., about two years ago) of the Phoebe Philo administration. [T]

Natalia Vodianova is working on a new fairy-tale book for your coffee table. The model, who asked the likes of Tom Ford, Gareth Pugh, and Diane von Furstenberg to design dresses based on a white fairy-tale theme for her upcoming Love Ball charity event, was photographed by Paolo Reversi in a selection of these Cinderella gowns for a limited-edition book. [Modelinia]

Photo: Annie Leibovitz / Courtesy of Louis Vuitton

Stripes—Out? Moss To Marry? And More…


Pour a little out, Detroit: The White Stripes are no more. Jack and Meg White announced yesterday that their two-piece, color-coordinated garage rock ensemble is breaking up. Forget mourning black—clearly the shades to wear here are red and white. [Pitchfork]

Is the Moss to be a missus? Rumors are swirling—from no particularly reputable sources, admittedly—that Jamie Hince has proposed to Kate Moss. But is there a glimmer of truth? Kate’s agents have issued the telltale “no comment.” [Vogue U.K.]

Band of Outsiders’ Scott Sternberg is the latest designer to fill in Fashionista’s pre-fashion week mad libs, and confirms what we’ve always known: We love Scott Sternberg. A sample: “All day, I dreamed about James Franco cookies and wish for a spooning session with James Franco world peace.” Us, too! [Fashionista]

Speaking of fashion week, this one sees the return of industry vet Devi Kroell, who departed her namesake label next year. She’ll debut a new line of outerwear, bags, and accessories called Dax Gabler on February 16. [WWD]

Photo: Courtesy of Chanel