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2 posts tagged "Pronovias"

Manuel Mota, Creative director of Pronovias, Dies at 46

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Manuel Mota, the creative director of Spanish label Pronovias, died yesterday at the age of 46. Known for his whimsical bridal and party dresses, Mota served at the house’s creative helm for 23 years and, in 2010, designed the ethereal gown model Doutzen Kroes wore for her wedding to DJ Sunnery James. The circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown, but, as WWD reported this morning, Pronovias’ president Alberto Palatchi stated, “The Pronovias family has lost one of his best loved members. We are left with the memory of so many collections, so many catwalk shows, so much effort and talent. Manuel was a great partner, a great artist and above all, a great person. We will never forget him.”

Photo: Miquel Benitez/WireImage via Getty Images

Doutzen Ties The Knot, Copping’s Set To Shoot, A Look Behind The Scenes At J.Crew, And More…

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Congrats to Dutch model Doutzen Kroes (pictured), who wed her longtime boyfriend Sunnery James in her hometown of Eastermar, the Netherlands, this weekend. The pregnant bride wore Pronovias, a Spanish label. The Angel and her new husband are honeymooning on Madagascar, so no hope of seeing her at the Victoria’s Secret show this Wednesday. [Page Six]

Peter Copping is on a roll at Nina Ricci: After debuting his new line of Barneys-exclusive dresses, he’s set to launch the brand’s return to advertising with a new campaign (with Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin) and, eventually, bridal and lingerie. [Fashionologie]

Can’t get enough of J.Crew’s Spring 2011 men’s collection? Then check out the behind-the-scenes shots creative director Frank Muytjens snapped over at T. [The Moment]

Moleskine and, uh, Pac-Man: two great tastes that taste great together? [Racked]

And in case you missed it this weekend, Eric Wilson’s assessment of the current State of Love (Courtney, that is) is well worth a read—and, no, not just because we’re mentioned in the opening line. [NYT]

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