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July 30 2014

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15 posts tagged "Mark Ronson"

Gucci’s Spin on The Pop-Up And iPhone App

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The Gucci Icon-Temporary store at 43 Crosby Street is set to open on Saturday, after a blowout bash at the shop and an after-party at the Bowery Hotel on Friday night. This morning, on a brief walk-through of the new space, we got a firsthand glimpse of the much blogged-about Mark Ronson-designed sneaker and took the brand’s new iPhone app for a spin. As reported, the application is loaded with all sorts of features, including a Gucci music channel with hours of music, Gucci Beats, which allows users to mix their own tracks on a virtual turntable and share them via e-mail and Facebook, and, of course, an e-tail element.

But the coolest part is probably the exclusive Mark Ronson playlist that’s only available to users when they’re actually in the Icon-Temporary shop. Some of the artists on the lineup are Nite Jewel, Prince Charles and the City Beat Band, Kasabian, O’Spada, and, yes, Ashford & Simpson. The other benefit to swinging by the store on opening night? The goody bag includes a limited-edition vinyl record produced by Ronson. The boutique will remain open for two weeks or until the sneaks sell out, whichever comes first. Miami, London, and Tokyo are next.

Photo: Corrie Vierregger

Karlie For Dior, Gucci x Three, And More…

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Karlie Kloss is Dior‘s new face, a tidbit John Galliano offered up when he was late for his own party in Paris on Monday night. We guess casting the Spring campaign is as good an excuse as any. [WWD]

At Ann Taylor, Cintra Wilson finds Lanvin‘s first cousin, Balenciaga‘s love child, and a Louis Vuitton castoff. Not bad for under $250. [NYT]

Move over, Audrey. Angelina Jolie is in talks to star in the next big fashion film— Gucci, a big-budget thriller about the murder of Maurizio Gucci. [Variety]

Speaking of Gucci, now they’ve got an iPhone app. Yes, Angie, online shopping can be considered character research. [WWD]


Wait, there’s more: Mark Ronson’s sneakers for (you guessed it) Gucci are actually more like boat shoes. They’ll be in the Crosby Street pop-up on Friday. BYO dock. [Racked]

Photo: Marcio Madeira

Gucci Gets Ronson, January Gets Into Character and More…

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Gucci Icon-Temporary brings pop-up shops to sneaker freaks, with kicks designed by Mark Ronson. Prices start at $500. [WWD]

How does January Jones channel Betty Draper so exquisitely? It’s all in the girdles, garters, and petticoats. [VF.com]

Happy almost-birthday, Andy Warhol. The artist would have turned 81 tomorrow, and VH1′s celebrating with a birthday cake in the shape of his head. [Page Six]

In the bathroom with Courtney Love. In leather pants. Smoking a cigarette. Talking about Gossip Girl. [Vulture]

Photo: Courtesy of AMC

Jefferson Hack Enlists Mark Ronson And Lily Allen To The Cause

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Fashion Week notes from the editorial director of Dazed & Confused.

Background Photo: Ramon Duran

Blasblog: The French Are Coming (to the Bowery)!

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You know, I was just thinking, now that Le Baron has set up a permanent outpost in Tokyo and done pop-ups in Miami during Art Basel, why hasn’t André Saraiva moved on to New York turf? Sure, he has his hooks in the hipster crowd with Beatrice Inn, but surely the cool kids—with their top hats and skinny jeans and messy hair—would be up for some more Le Baron fun during the New York collections. Well, wouldn’t you know it, Le Baron’s master of ceremonies is bringing three nights of hedonism to our fair city, courtesy of the Bowery Hotel, Le Baron, and Purple magazine’s Olivier Zahm. Last night was the temporary club’s debut, and its Parisian counterpart’s trademark fluorescent lights lit up Paul Sevigny’s DJ booth. (Friday night’s mixer is Mark Ronson, while James Murphy and his crew take over on Saturday.) When pressed for more details via e-mail, André responded that the party’s goal was to “[inject] New York nightlife with the spirit of Paris and the crystal-clear promise of vodka.” Not a bad ambition, that.

 

 

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