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April 18 2014

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Katie Calls It Quits

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Katie Holmes and Jeanne YangPerhaps a long time coming, Katie Holmes and stylist Jeanne Yang have dissolved their fashion label, Holmes & Yang, which was absent from the New York fashion week calendar this season. Launched in 2009, the range received less-than-positive reviews from critics and has reportedly been dropped from retailers like Barneys New York and Harvey Nichols. No official reason was given for the split, but Holmes is said to be focusing on her film career, and the fact that Yang is based in L.A. while the actress is based in New York was apparently causing strain on the relationship.

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Fashion Week Countdown: Before They Were On The Schedule…

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Ready or not, here it comes. New York fashion week is just over two and a half weeks away, and while the non-fashion world enjoys the last gasps of summer, we at Style.com are busy ramping up for the Spring ’13 shows. For the next few weeks, we’ll look forward by looking back—at our favorite moments from fashion weeks past.

Back in 2006, these two were just household names, tabloid fixtures, and front-row attendees: Victoria Beckham and Katie Holmes. Now? They’re designers—and what’s more, competitors. Beckham has been showing in New York since 2008, and this season, Katie Holmes and her stylist, Jeanne Yang, will bring their Holmes & Yang collection to the New York runway for the first time. We’ll be looking forward to both on September 9.

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Christian Louboutin’s Sunset Billboard, Moschino’s Cheap And Chic To Show In London, Meryl Over The Years, And More…

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Neiman Marcus and street artist Galo Make Canote have teamed up to create a giant billboard as a tribute to Christian Louboutin’s 20th anniversary. The red-soled heel mural is now on view on Sunset Boulevard. [Racked]

Moschino has announced it will show its Cheap And Chic label for the first time at London fashion week. Moschino’s main line, however, will continue to show in Milan. [Vogue U.K.]

Katie Holmes’ third campaign for H.Stern is out and she’s looking smoldering. The actress stripped down for the jewelry ads, so the images are mostly just sun-kissed skin and sparkling jewels. [Telegraph]

In celebration of Meryl Streep’s latest movie, The Iron Lady, photographer Brigitte Lacombe has released a series of behind-the-scenes images she’s taken of Streep during their 31-year friendship. Lacombe sat down with Nowness to talk about her friendship with one of Hollywood’s leading ladies. [Nowness]

Photo: Brigitte Lacombe

Rest In Peace (And Jewels)? A Gothic Display For Daphne Guinness’ New Golden Glove, And More…

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Daphne Guinness was “laid in state”—by her friend Gareth Pugh, no less—at a posh London town house to debut her new collaboration with jeweler Shaun Leane, a $1.76 million white gold wristpiece covered in birds made of pavé diamonds. The not-quite-corpse wore an Alexander McQueen one-piece and an antique veil. [WWD]

Her wedding was only over the weekend, but British Vogue is wasting no time in introducing its readers to the newly christened Mrs. Hince, its August issue cover girl. The missus wears Miu Miu for the forties-style shot. [;Vogue U.K.]

Kate’s wasn’t the only big wedding this weekend. Prince Albert II of Monaco got hitched, too, in front of a crowd that included Karl Lagerfeld, Karolina Kurkova, Naomi Campbell, and Nicolas Sarkozy. His bride, South African swimmer Charlene Wittstock, wore Armani Privé. [Elle]

And speaking of Armani, il maestro packed his front row at Couture with some serious star power. Among the oglers at the show, titled Hommage au Japon: Cate Blanchett and Katie Holmes. [Style.com]

Photos: Dave M. Benett / Getty Images

Holmes & Yang Channel Farrah And Jaclyn

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Ever since the Oscars, power stylists have been the talk of Tinseltown. On the short list of influential names is Jeanne Yang, who was in town yesterday with her client and business partner Katie Holmes to preview the Fall collection from their co-designed Holmes & Yang line. On the sixth floor of Barneys, the duo talked textiles, which for Fall included buttery leathers, soft suedes, and silk chiffons. “The feel of the clothing is important to us,” Holmes told Style.com. “It’s for women to be comfortable in their outfits, but also we both have daughters and their hands are always touching our clothing.” Ergo, dinner jackets and trousers are fully lined in four-ply silk (including a standout cream pantsuit with caramel leather accents, $2,950 for the jacket and $995 for the pant), a black trench in notoriously difficult gazar ($3,480) was elegantly rendered with leather piping and elongated elbow patches (a line signature), all handmade in Brooklyn. “We were looking for quality and we came across this amazing factory,” Yang said. “We looked at Italian manufacturers too, but the Brooklyn company blew us away with their workmanship.”

The collection also had Charlie’s Angels in mind, although with a French twist, and dabbled in bright color and transparency. A backless cropped black suede vest ($960) recalled Jaclyn Smith, Yang’s favorite, while a see-through fuchsia silk blouse with red cuffs and collar ($945) might have been more Farrah Fawcett, Holmes’ preferred Angel. Naturally, there were also a few red-carpet offerings, including a backless black gown with cap sleeves and crisscross pleating on the bodice. “You see this shape?” Holmes asked, pointing to where the pleating formed a V at the waist. “It makes your waist appear super-slim. We’re all about highlighting the best parts about women, not subtracting from them.”

Photo: Courtesy of Barneys