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August 20 2014

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Spicing Up The Closing Ceremony, And More Of Today’s Top Stories

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The upcoming Olympic games are getting a shot of girl power. Victoria Beckham has confirmed that the Spice Girls (pictured) will be reuniting for the Closing Ceremony, along with a lineup of talents that includes Take That, Sir Paul McCartney, George Michael, and Sir Elton John. According to British publications, the girl group will perform two songs. [Vogue U.K.]

Carine Roitfeld has revealed the first full fashion image from her forthcoming CR Fashion Book. The photo offers a sneak peek at one of the spreads featuring model Juliet Ingleby, shot by Sebastian Faena and styled by Roitfeld herself. CR Fashion Book will hit newsstands on September 13 during New York fashion week. [WWD]

Hedi Slimane was quick to announce his desire to change Yves Saint Laurent to Saint Laurent Paris and now the first images of the house’s rebranding have surfaced, courtesy of Katie Grand. The LOVE editor took to Instagram with a photo of the new “Saint Laurent” typography, which has been flaunted on constructed boards near the brand’s yet-to-open Mercer Street store. [Telegraph]

The newly elected mayor of Paris’ 4th arrondissement, Christophe Girard (who is also the head of fashion strategy of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton), has revealed plans for a new venue for young fashion designers. Starting next January, fresh talent will be able to use the district’s town hall for fashion shows, including couture and men’s, which are scheduled to run from January 16 to January 24. [WWD]

Photo: S. Granitz / WireImage

New Designer, New Name At YSL, And More Of Today’s Top Stories

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Hedi Slimane (pictured) is starting his new post with a bang. The new creative director of Yves Saint Laurent has announced plans to change the name of the French fashion house from Yves Saint Laurent to Saint Laurent Paris and a return to the label’s original branding. [WWD]

In other French fashion house news, Raf Simons is getting ready for his debut at Christian Dior. And with a new designer comes a new venue. Simons is on the lookout for a fresh place to show his first collection for the house on July 2 during Paris Couture. Rumor has it, he has his eyes on a vacant hotel near the Arc de Triomphe. [WWD]

Elton John lent his musical talents to Clear Channel and MediaLink on Tuesday night. The icon played a private gig for the world’s most high-powered “Mad Men” at the Hotel du Cap-Eden Roc, where a VIP bash was thrown as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. [Page Six]

With model Stephanie Seymour and industrialist/art collector/publisher of Interview Peter Brant as their parents, 15-year-old Harry Brant and his 18-year-old brother Peter Jr. have taken the throne as the new princes of New York City. On his ever-evolving style, Harry says, “I used to wear only overalls, Alaïa T-shirts, and my mom’s Manolo Blahnik loafers.” Not a bad getup, if you ask us. [NYT]

 

 

 

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