10 posts tagged "Nur Khan"
LVMH has tapped the cool kids behind Opening Ceremony, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, to be the new creative directors of Kenzo. Odds are better than even Chloë Sevigny could be the face of the brand’s ad campaign. The OC collaborator is a fan of Kenzo Takada’s early designs. [WWD]
Jean Paul Gaultier is getting his feet wet with swimwear for La Perla. The designer, who created a lingerie collection for the French line last year, has done a series of cutout and bondage-inspired suits. Madonna, are you listening?
We’re seriously crushing on Tobey Maguire. Until now, we didn’t think argyle or mock turtlenecks could be sexy, but putting the actor otherwise known as Peter Parker in Prada has changed our minds. Watch this behind-the-scenes video of his Fall 2011 campaign shoot for the brand. [Racked]
His Don Hill’s days are over, but Nur Khan is keeping busy with a new project in the works. The nightlife impresario has teamed up with Vikram Chatwal and the Strategic Group as the manager of the new “über-exclusive” club, the Electric Room, in the basement of the Dream Downtown. We’ll see you there in September during fashion week. [Page Six]
At the Telegraph, Hilary Alexander scores a preview of the forthcoming catalog for the Costume Institute’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, which will include images by Sølve Sundsbø (left), and an interview with the house’s current creative director, Sarah Burton, by Style.com’s Tim Blanks. [Telegraph via Racked]
London’s Fashion Fringe competition has added two new judges to its roster: Joining Selfridges’ Anne Pitcher, London College of Fashion’s Roy Peach, and Metro‘s Bel Jacobs will be Roland Mouret and Claudia Schiffer. (Last year’s honorary chairman, John Galliano, was originally intended to serve for two years, but will not participate.) The program awards a package of cash, business advice, studio space, and mentorship worth an estimated £100,000; applications are open now, and those shortlisted for the prize will show their collections at London fashion week. [WWD]
Following last night’s wake for late club impresario Don Hill, a few well-placed friends, collaborators, and admirers—including Leigh Lezark, Paul Sevigny, Nur Khan, and Debbie Harry—share their memories of the man and the club. [T]
And tonight, rocker-approved menswear label By Robert James opens up its first-ever pop-up shop, in Tribeca’s John Allan’s grooming club. Which leads us to wonder: Will BRJ’s typically scruffy clientele emerge from the new shop fresh-faced and clean-shaven? [By Robert James]