16 posts tagged "Moschino"
Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte have been awarded the 2010 Cooper-Hewitt award for fashion design, besting fellow nominees Behnaz Sarafpour and Proenza Schouler. [WWD]
Bidders for the house of Ferré, step right up: Potential buyers are invited to begin due diligence on the company, which has been in bankruptcy administration since 2009. [WSJ]
At 89, Missoni founder and patriarch Ottavio Missoni (left) won three gold medals at Rome’s Campionati Italiani di Atletica Leggera, an annual track and field competition. How’s your gym routine looking right about now? [WWD]
Moschino is collaborating with…Kartell? Strange but true: The Italian label is partnering with the interiors firm (famous for releasing Philippe Starck’s “Mademoiselle” chairs) on a line of brightly colored plastic ballet flats for Spring ’11. [Vogue U.K.]
One of the stranger fashion credits you’ll read today: Darth Vader wears Band of Outsiders. [Behance via Refinery29]
Moschino is all about diversifying these days, which helps explain its new Maison Moschino hotel in Milan and the luggage Rosella Jardini debuted on the Cheap & Chic runway. Now you can bring the brand home, too: The customized Philippe Starck “Mademoiselle” chairs by Kartell that decorate several of the hotel’s rooms are now available by special order. The label may be branching out, but it’s staying true to its design signatures; the Kartell chair is covered in the same bows Jardini liberally applies to her ready-to-wear. Fair warning to those who’d spruce up their own maisons: Like all special orders, this one’s more Chic than Cheap.
The writing’s been on the wall for some time, but Suzy Menkes says it out loud today: Martin Margiela has left the building—er, Maison. His design team will take over and he will not be replaced. [NYT]
Speaking of houses, YSL’s is on the market. Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé’s duplex on Paris’ Rue de Babylone is expected to bring in over €20 million. At the relevant exchange rates, that’s more than $30 million, or about 15,000 YSL frocks. [WWD]
The entire fashion world is buzzing about Tim Burton’s forthcoming Alice in Wonderland, and Tom Binns is no exception: The jeweler has been commissioned to make a limited-edition collection inspired by the film’s characters, like the Mad Hatter, the White Queen, and the Red Queen. Does this mean the Disney Store is about to become a legitimate shopping destination? [The Moment]
Moschino knows that holiday-season stress can be enough to send anybody to the shrink, but…Santa?! [FabSugar]