301 posts tagged "Marc Jacobs"
Is Barneys for sale? Reports are of the he-said-she-said variety for now, but a new investor and CEO may be in town.
And across the pond, venerable U.K. outfitter Harrods CEO James McArthur (who previously punched in at Gucci and Balenciaga) is out the door after less than a year at the helm. Might he be coming stateside?
Are you “subscribing to all the wrong fashion magazines“? If the fashion spreads aren’t unnerving and slightly menacing, then yes.
In other Marc-hearts- music-makers-for-Louis-Vuitton news: the designer (in cute Buddy Holly glasses) styles Madge (who touches about $10 million worth of bags) for the French bistro Louis Vuitton ad campaign. Watch the behind-the-scenes clip here.
It was inevitable, but we denied it in our souls. There will be fewer fashion week parties this year, starting with no fêtes for Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein, and Marc Jacobs (seen here at last season’s in less recession-y days). Big sniff.
After venturing into footwear with Puma this fall, Alexander McQueen is launching a new collaborative effort with the label, a sporty clothing line to be unveiled in Milan this Tuesday. Guess the shoe fit.
Best reason for a delayed arrival: “I landed in the Hudson.” There’s really no way your ride from the airport can fault you for that.
J. Lo clears up the divorce rumors with a questionable defense: “It just didn’t go with the dress,” she said of her controversially missing wedding rings. Darling, they’re diamonds. They go with everything.
Your portfolio just got a little sexier: Cavalli may have found an investor, and hopes to “list on the stock market in ‘three or four years.’ ”
Dancing with the fembot? Cindy McCain was ready to shed her stiff image with a shot at stardom on Dancing With the Stars, but Mr. McCain shut her down. Give him time, Cindy Lou. He’ll recognize your true talent soon.
Karl Lagerfeld dresses up the recession with a pretty catchprase: “Bling is over. Red carpet-y covered with rhinestones is out. I call it ‘the new modesty.’
Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti have been handed a hefty €33 million (or $39 million) fine for allegedly evading tax payments. Don’t worry, Val, as WWD points out, this is practically an Italian celebrity rite of passage. Sophia Loren served jail time for similar charges, and last year Dolce & Gabbana were under investigation.
Job alert: Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave of absence. Techies, ready your résumés.
Why Nina Ricci would ever replace Olivier Theyskens is beyond us (he’s got the best hair in the business, hands down), but it appears that the brand continues to shop around. Their latest crush is Marc Jacobs’ right-hand man at Louis Vuitton, Peter Copping.