45 posts tagged "J.Crew"
With his latest T by Alexander Wang Resort collection, Alexander Wang made it clear that the season had a color story, and mint green was the main character. The designer’s signature separates in the pastel hue had editors pining for Resort’s December deliveries in the middle of June, but it’s never too soon to try out a trend. From Carven to J.Crew, we’ve rounded up five mint green pieces to try out now.
1. Vivetta x Wok dress, $380, available at www.farfetch.com
2. Essie Mint Candy Apple nail polish, $8, available at www.nordstrom.com
3. House of Harlow necklace, $75, available at www.boutiquetoyou.com
4. J.Crew jeans, $125, available at www.net-a-porter.com
5. Carven shirt, $423, available at www.farfetch.com
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The Louis Vuitton x Yayoi Kusama collaboration hits stores today, just two days before the artist’s retrospective opens at the Whitney Museum in New York City. In honor of Kusama’s striking polka-dot design printed on pajama sets, trenchcoats, and accessories, we’ve rounded up six of our favorite items from J.Crew, Comme des Garçons, Current/Elliott, and more to hit the spot right now.
1. Madewell T-shirt, $45, available at www.madewell.com
2. J.Crew pants, $120, available at www.net-a-porter.com
3. Swatch watch, $50, available at www.lordandtaylor.com
4. Superga sneakers, $80, available at www.jcrew.com
5. Current/Elliott shorts, $168, available at www.farfetch.com
6. Comme des Garçons wallet, $155, available at www.netaporter.com
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It’s not very difficult to be mesmerized by supermodel Carmen Kass, but Asa Mader has just made it even easier. The filmmaker cast the face of Chloé, Versace, and Kenzo in his new experimental film Ray of Life, in which Kass (pictured) floats ethereally through the atmosphere in a sequined romper and a feather dress made by Jay Ahr’s artistic director Jonathan Riss. The film is now showing in Florence as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo and Firenze4Ever. [Nowness]
Isaac Mizrahi is also taking his turn in film. The designer will be the first to curate a short for the debut of New York in Film, a series at the W New York Downtown. Mizrahi has chosen Bob Fosse’s Sweet Charity, which will be privately screened at the hotel’s lounge Tuesday night. Spike Lee’s pick will be next. [WWD]
J.W. Anderson and James Long have it coming for them. As the two British names in the running for the International Woolmark Prize, the designers will have to face a panel of judges made up of some major names in fashion, including recently announced addition Alber Elbaz. Lanvin’s creative director will join Dsquared²’s Dean and Dan Caten, Giles Deacon, and Style.com’s own Tim Blanks. [Vogue U.K.]
Is J.Crew headed to London town? It appears that the U.S. label has plans to open up its first store outside of North America. Chairman and chief executive officer Millard “Mickey” Drexler was spotted scouting out locations across the pond while on his way to this week’s Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence. Stores could reportedly open as early as next year. [WWD]
Director Kathryn Bigelow’s Osama bin Laden film has been under wraps for what seems like forever. But details are emerging about the cast, which reportedly includes Jessica Chastain and Mark Duplass. The movie will paint a broad picture of the decade-long quest to find bin Laden and the efforts put forth by the intelligence and national security communities. [The Hollywood Reporter]
It’s a good day for Louis Vuitton. For the seventh year in a row, the label helmed by Marc Jacobs (pictured) has been named the most valuable luxury brand in the world. According to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2012 Top 100 BrandZ study, LV is worth $25.9 billion, which accounts for approximately one third of LVMH’s market capitalization. [Telegraph]
Just a few days after posting an intimate topless photo of her very-pregnant body, Sasha Pivovarova has taken to Twitter again, sharing the first picture of her newborn baby girl, Mia Isis. The 27-year-old model gave birth to her first child with husband photographer Igor Vishnyakov last week, and was showered with congratulatory messages from her 14,454 followers. [Telegraph]
Architect Greg Lynn is taking his talent from buildings to baubles. Lynn, who worked with Nadja Swarovski on an installation in 2009 at Design Miami, has now created a jewelry collection for the Atelier. Named after his favorite beaches, Pescador, Zuma, Dana, and Catalina, the range includes earrings, bracelets, rings, and necklaces that echo sea creatures such as periwinkles and barnacles. [T]
J.Crew is under fire on the Web today for its latest Bali-themed catalog. The preppy American brand packed up its summer looks and took them to Bali, where it enlisted local Balinese children to pose alongside models in traditional religious ensembles. While some are calling it misguided, it should be noted that the catalog includes details about Balinese tradition and culture. [Huff Po]
Mickey Drexler Is Everywhere At The J.Crew Headquarters, Three Finnish Designers Win Top Honors At The Hyères Festival, Fern Mallis Gets the Pratt Lifetime Achievement Award, And More…-------
At J.Crew’s office, out of sight isn’t out of mind. CEO Mickey Drexler installed a P.A. system to share thoughts, insights, and occasionally, Bruce Springsteen tracks with the entire staff—even when he’s not around. “”He…checks in from holiday,” Jenna Lyons tells the Observer. “He’s like: ‘Hey, I’m in Saint-Tropez; it’s gorgeous here! Anyway, I’m having lunch at Club 55 and you should see all these people wearing white! We should do more white, it’s summer, do we have enough white?’ It’s hilarious—I love it.” [Observer]
Finnish design trio Siiri Raasakka, Tiia Siren, and Elina Laitinen have been awarded the L’Oréal Professional Jury Grand Prix for the 27th Hyères Festival at the Villa Noailles. The young designers, chosen by a jury that included Yohji Yamamoto, Olivier Saillard, and more, will receive a €15,000 grant and a chance to show their collections during Spring 2013 Paris fashion week. [Paris Vogue]
Former CFDA executive director and senior vice president of IMG Fashion Fern Mallis has been honored with the Pratt Institute’s Fashion Industry Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented to the fashion veteran last week by Calvin Klein, who described her as a “referee” to designers. [WWD]
The U.K. may have found its next top model. Harper Beckham, daughter of Victoria and David, may be only 9 months old, but she’s already got her first offer in hand. Personalized baby gift company My1stYears.com has sent an open letter addressed to Harper herself requesting her modeling services. [Telegraph]