3 posts tagged "Katie Eary"
Talk about multitasking: Juergen Teller’s new campaign for Marc Jacobs—starring Masha Kirsanova and Caroline Brasch Nielsen—was shot backstage at Jacobs’ Spring ’11 show (left). [Fashionologie]
The womenswear winners of London’s NewGen sponsorships were announced earlier this week, and now the prize is spotlighting the men: J.W. Anderson, Christopher Shannon, and James Long will show their menswear on the runway during LFW’s Man Day, while Lou Dalton, Katie Eary, Omar Kashoura, and knit wits Sibling will have their presentations supported. (Men’s designer Christopher Raeburn, who was listed among the winners yesterday, will also have his installation underwritten.) [Vogue U.K.]
It’s time (again) for Diane von Furstenberg to clear some space on her mantel: The indefatigable designer will receive amfAR’s Award of Courage—alongside President Bill Clinton and Elizabeth Taylor—at the AIDS research nonprofit’s silver anniversary gala next year. [WWD]
Leandra Medine, better known as the voice of Man Repeller, is the high priestess of high-waisted pants—and shoulder pads, schlumpy layers, and all of the other “girls get it, guys don’t” fashion choices out there. Men may be repelled, but the Times wasn’t; Medine got the full profile treatment today. [NYT]
And here’s more from Ford: The latest glimpses of TF’s womenswear come courtesy of W, which shot a few looks, styled by Alex White and shot by Inez and Vinoodh, on Lara Stone. [W]
Jo-Ann Furniss, editor in chief of Arena Homme+, reports from London fashion week’s MAN Day for Style.com.
The NewGen Men and Fashion East Men’s installations were, along with the menswear shows, one of the highlights of London fashion week’s MAN Day. At times, the whole thing felt like a drunken village fête—Jeanette’s shop-cum-speakeasy and milliner Nasir Mazhar’s liberal dishing out of rum and ginger beer contributed in no small way to this atmosphere—but it was nonetheless a considered fashion stage. For anybody who has gone to one of the industry’s deathly dull trade fairs, this mini spectacle made an extremely welcome change. Lulu Kennedy—the fairy godmother of Fashion East who is one of the main nurturers of young fashion talent in London—knows a thing or two about how to put an event like this together. The sense of a strong peer group with radically different voices was never more present than here.
Designer Katie Eary staged boxing matches in her installation (and these were installations, not mere market stalls) with an impeccably cast selection of teenage boxers from gyms in East London (pictured). “I was feeling quite angry,” said Eary. “And that came out in the collection. Well, fashion does get like that sometimes, doesn’t it?” These are clothes taking on the spirit of punk, with tartan and leopard-print boxing gear (she even made mitts to match).
Next door saw the somewhat quieter James Small collection, and this, too, had a debt to music. It was an impeccable capsule of festival wear filmed to the accompaniment of Roxy Music’s Ladytron—the delicate chiffon shirts in lilac leopard print and tiny florals are more likely to be worn on stage than off it. And Nasir Mazhar, a real rising star in his field, presented his signature box-peaked caps alongside so-called Muslim caps, flat caps, rasta hats, and berets. “I want the people I know to be wearing my hats. I don’t want what I do to be elitist and for a stereotypical fashion audience.” That, if anything, was the overall message of MAN Day this season: fashion for all.
First Chanel, then Louis Vuitton, now Lanvin—the rush to Saint-Tropez continues. Elbaz and co. are the latest to open a shop in St.-T, and they’ve got other plans too—including a refurbished Web site and the new Fall campaigns, like the Meisel-shot womenswear ads starring Magdalena Frackowiak, Anja Rubik, and Mariacarla Boscono (pictured). [WWD]
The World Cup commentator you’ve gotta read is…Hilary Alexander?! Turns out the Telegraph‘s fashion critic has a healthy extracurricular interest in footer—and she’s been live-tweeting games at @hilaryalexander. [Fashionista]
It’s a good time to be a young designer in London. Nike is the latest brand to collaborate with emerging designers, giving Katie Eary, SIBLING, Julian J Smith, Tim Soar, Felder Felder, and Hannah Marshall free reign to rejigger the N98 track jacket. The results, predictably, are loud. [Vogue U.K.]
And bad news for NYC shoppers: As of Saturday, all of Manhattan’s Apple stores are sold out of iPhone 4s. If you want one, you’ll just have to…oh, yeah, order online. Why wasn’t everyone doing this in the first place? [Racked]