11 posts tagged "Sir Paul McCartney"
When we first heard that Kate Moss and Johnny Depp would reunite for Sir Paul McCartney’s music video for the single “Queenie Eye,” we knew it was going to be something special. But the flick, which features McCartney jamming on the piano while wearing Birkenstocks, surprised us with a slew of star-studded cameos. Meryl Streep, Jude Law, Lily Cole, and even Tom Ford are just a few of the familiar names that rocked out to McCartney’s new hit. Our only question is—where was our invite?
It looks like the runway isn’t the only place seeing a nineties revival. Word on the street is that the decade’s most beautiful couple, Johnny Depp and Kate Moss, are reuniting—on screen, that is. The pair, who dated from 1994 to 1997, are rumored to be starring in Sir Paul McCartney’s new music video, “Queenie Eye,” which, sources say, will also feature Meryl Streep and Gary Barlow. No word yet on what the cast will be wearing, but we have our money on Stella.
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]
It’s probably been a pretty happy birthday for Mark Zuckerberg (pictured), Facebook’s baby-faced CEO, who turned 28 this week: The company’s initial public offering today is targeted to raise $16.4 billion and be the third largest in financial history. (The initial share price is $38.) Could a trade-up from his much-maligned hoodies be next? [WWD]
Zuckerberg isn’t the only guy smiling: U2 front man Bono is reaping the rewards of Facebook’s IPO as well. Through his private equity firm, Elevation Partners, Bono owns 2.3 percent of Facebook. This morning’s offering will earn a reported $1.5 billion and make the man the world’s richest rocker—a title he takes over from Sir Paul McCartney. [The Hollywood Reporter]
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is getting a shot of street culture thanks to KAWS, who has been tapped to create his own balloon. The artist (a.k.a. Brian Donnelly) plans to inflate his Companion character, who originally made his debut last summer when he was positioned at the entrance of the Standard hotel in New York. [NYT]
Sixties fashion icon Peggy Moffitt is still rocking her signature look—five-point haircut included—and she shows it off in a Phil Pinto-directed film shot at her Los Angeles home. The model and muse, who worked closely with designer Rudi Gernreich and photographer William Claxton (her husband), reminisces about her favorite fashion memories. [NOWNESS]
Over the weekend, the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, and Miranda Kerr turned out to Stella McCartney’s L.A. store for the debut of Sir Paul McCartney‘s new self-directed video, My Valentine. The black-and-white film, with cinematography by Oscar winner Wally Pfister, stars Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman (who also made an appearance in McCartney’s video for the song “Dance Tonight” in 2007). There are three very similar versions of the video, one with just Portman, one with just Depp, and one (below) with both of them. Here, watch My Valentine.