3 posts tagged "St. John"
It’s almost unbelievable, but British beauty Kate Winslet had never appeared in a fashion campaign until California knitwear label St. John lured her in. The actress steps into a role previously held by Karen Elson, Angelina Jolie before her, and Kelly (daughter of founder Marie) Gray before that. Here, in this video debuting exclusively on Style.com, Winslet gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse of her Craig McDean-lensed photo shoot.
Madeleine Albright signed copies of her new book Read My Pins: Stories From a Diplomat’s Jewel Box at St. John’s Fifth Avenue flagship this afternoon, and there wasn’t an empty seat in the house. Everywhere you looked there were coordinating knit jackets and skirts, and plenty of brooches, too. In a brief interview before her speech, the former Secretary of State said, “What’s happening now is I’m getting what we’re calling pity pins. People are feeling sorry for me because all of my pins are in the exhibit [at New York’s Museum of Arts & Design]. So I’ve stopped saying, ‘I really like your pin,’ because they take it off and give it to me.” Continue Reading “Three Minutes And 38 Seconds With Madeleine Albright” »
While the timing might be questionable (read: recession), the taste certainly isn’t (read: refined). Park Avenue-to-Palm Springs favorite St. John is launching a new line—Caviar—in an online-only trunk show that starts today (in-store sales to follow in the coming months). The collection includes a range of classic, elegant silhouettes in a goes-with-everything all-black palette. With prices
starting at $995, they hew more closely to investment pieces than fast-fashion fixes, but these future-heirloom separates are much more likely to outlast the downturn.
Caviar collection by St. John, $995 to $1,295, available March 4 through March 18 at www.sjk.com.