Sunday, March 17, 2013

Weekly fashion news (11/03-17/03)

   To tell a lie in order to get at the truth, it was revealed that every year John Galliano sets a theme on a project for Womenswear BA Fashion students at CSM. Rumors about him teaching were ignited when he was seen one morning paying a visit Central Saint Martins. But it was confirmed that John Galliano came in to comment on the designs of 12 selected students who had earlier presented the strongest work on the project assigned around the paintings of Edward Hopper. In addition to that, his case against his former employers, Christian Dior Couture and John Galliano SA will move to the Court of Appeals on October 24 in Paris.

John Galliano

   Patrick Robinson, former creative director at Gap will be launching his own label, a collection of a “cool, sexy urban clothes designed for pursuing your passions". He was fired from his position as head of design at Gap in 2011 after reporting poor sales, he also worked at Giorgio Armani and Paco Rabanne.

   Gucci will launch and unveil a new made-to-measure collection during the spring/summer 2013 Milan menswear shows in June. This collaboration line with with Italian businessman Lapo Elkann wil be entitled “Lapo’s wardrobe” and is going to reflect on "a luxury sartorial service for the modern day gentleman" which will comprise 23 pieces for man but also 4 for women.

Lapo's Wardrobe by Gucci

   Buckingham palace is planning to host a fashion event in the palace gardens for a four-day festival marking the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation. The event will feature four different shows, each showcasing British style over the last 60 years and broken into different themes.

Buckingham Palace Gardens Catwalk Setting

   Disney Land is staging a fashion show on March 23 to help celebrate its extended 20th anniversary. An array of designers have been chosen to represent their respective countries, It will be announced later this week which Disney character each designer has been responsible for redesigning an outfit for.

Cindrella by Sister by Sibling, representing the UK

   Lillian Cahn, co-founder of leather goods label Coach, has died aged 89. She launched the Coach Leatherware Company with her husband Miles Cahn in 1941. The Cahns sold Coach to the Sara Lee Corporation in 1985 for a reported $30 million (£20.1 million).

   Ricardo Tisci has created bespoke Givenchy Couture outfits for Rihanna’s Diamonds world tour. The singer wears the pieces during the first act of the live show. "Rihanna has what every girl inspires to have," added Tisci. "She is the face of her generation."

Givenchy Stage Costume for Rihanna

1 comment:

j-jay said...

john Galliano is finally back on the fashion scene he is a great artist and he deserves a second chance especially for his brand!!!!! creating 4 different collections every year and year after year after year.................................what a challenge