31 posts tagged "Phoebe Philo"
London’s Mount Street, which has seen a recent influx of luxury retailers, will welcome a Celine shop in the coming months. The LVMH-owned label closed its only London location back in July 2009, shortly after the appointment of creative director Phoebe Philo. [Vogue U.K.]
Maxime Simoens may have parted ways with French label Leonard earlier this month, but LVMH’s Bernard Arnault is reportedly investing in the young designer’s namesake line. Arnault’s usual acquisitions include international luxury brands such as Bulgari, which LVMH purchased last year—which makes Simoens an interesting investment choice. At this time, WWD could not obtain further details. [WWD]
For the alternative bride, Topshop has announced a bridal collection designed by Richard Nicoll. Though no photos have surfaced, the collection is set to hit stores in June. Don’t expect too many girlish frills from Nicoll. [Grazia Daily]
Art-world phenom Damien Hirst reportedly customized a baby monitor for Victoria and David Beckham, whose daughter Harper Seven is now eight months old. Experts say the monitor is valued upwards of £10,000, which means it might just be the most expensive baby monitor in existence. [Daily Mail]
The new It bag you’ll be seeing in the front rows next month is a super-slim, stretched-out version of the Celine clutch you’ve been coveting for a couple of seasons now. Ms. Minimalism herself, Phoebe Philo, showed them at her pre-fall collection, as did other designers like Givenchy‘s Riccardo Tisci and Peter Dundas at Emilio Pucci. But the trend isn’t just for the ladies. At the recent menswear shows, dapper dudes both on and off runways (Burberry, Jil Sander, and Valentino, to name a few) have been spotted with portfoliolike pouches ideal for toting around iPads.
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Marc Jacobs For Dior? Tom Brady And Gisele Are This Year’s Power Couple, A Lady Gaga X Terry Richardson Preview, And More…
Bernard Arnault is reportedly in talks with Marc Jacobs about taking the reins at Dior. If Jacobs takes the job, Phoebe Philo of Celine could be next to fill Jacobs’ shoes at Louis Vuitton. [WWD]
Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady took the top spot on Forbes‘ 2011 list of highest-paid couples, raking in a combined income of $76 million. They beat out other Hollywood power couples like Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, and Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. [Forbes]
Even when it’s not cold-weather season, Miami is hot these days. Tourists used to flock to the city primarily during the winter, but these days, throngs of travelers are hitting the city’s beaches during the hot summer months as well, NYT reports. [NYT]
Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson’s book is due out in November, but the L.A. Times got a sneak preview of what’s to come. [LAT]
Angelina Jolie has gone bare for her Louis Vuitton “Core Values” campaign. Annie Leibovitz photographed Jolie in her own clothes (with a monogrammed Alto resting by her side—one that, by the way, is no longer in production), on a wooden boat in Cambodia. [WWD]
A swing bang humdinger—that’s the kind of bash Karen Elson and Jack White wanted to celebrate the making and (mostly breaking) of their six-year marriage. After Elson made her debut Bonnaroo performance Thursday night, the supermodel and rock star celebrated their divorce in unusual way, holding a party for family, friends, and animals in Nashville on Friday night. [Racked]
Missed your chance the first time ’round? Now you can catch what slipped by: Celine is reissuing a six-item line of “Celine Classics” from the early days (i.e., about two years ago) of the Phoebe Philo administration. [T]
Natalia Vodianova is working on a new fairy-tale book for your coffee table. The model, who asked the likes of Tom Ford, Gareth Pugh, and Diane von Furstenberg to design dresses based on a white fairy-tale theme for her upcoming Love Ball charity event, was photographed by Paolo Reversi in a selection of these Cinderella gowns for a limited-edition book. [Modelinia]