Sunday, June 16, 2013

Weekly Fashion News (10/06-16/06)

   Vintage is having a fashion moment
William Vintage is launching a pop-up store in Selfridge. “The collection will feature a Lanvin couture dress from 1955, a Balenciaga three-piece suit from 1954 and an Oscar de la Renta mini dress from 1968. The range will span 100 years of vintage fashion, with other highlights including early work by Givenchy, Christian Dior and Madame Gres,” Said Vogue. 
Meanwhile, Famous Diana Vreeland’s wardrobe will go under the hammer on June 24 at Kerry Taylor Auctions. The collection was said to be donated by a close friend of the late American Vogue editor.

Lanvin 1955

Diana Vreeland

   Natalia Vodianova has teamed up with Monaco Royalty to host her next Love Ball there on July 27 at the grand Opéra de Monte-Carlo. The Love Ball is a charity event that raises money for the model's Naked Heart Foundation, a project that supports underprivileged Russian children. Among the prizes to the auction held for the event will be an exclusive Chanel internship with Karl Lagerfeld.

The Love Ball Charity

   Mulberry says some words about continuity and values of the brand after Emma Hill, head design for 6 years, leaves the brand prompting a nine per cent drop in share price last Monday: "We just want to carry on Mulberry's fantastic story," he said. "Some things will change, others will remain. We will uphold the quality; we will keep producing in England; we will respect the Mulberry DNA - never copying others, and keeping the essence of the brand,” said Bruno Guillon, CEO of Mulberry.

The "Del Rey" Mulberry Bag

   Rita Ora succeeds Georgia May Jagger, Kelly Osbourne and Taylor Momsen as the new face of Material Girl, Madonna and Lourdes' clothing collection. "Joining forces with Madonna and Lola," she Tweeted. "It's official Ritabots [Rita’s fans]- I'm the new face of Material Girl!"

   Google and Burberry has teamed up with a new technology that allows users to capture and send a personalized kiss to anyone in the world, using their phone or web cam. Simply, go to K.I.S.S.I.N.G ‘s website and plant a kiss on your phone screen and watch it transform into a digital kiss print. Once your kiss message sent, your kiss will be sent to wherever in the world your recipient is, through 3-D city skylines, using Google Earth technologies. You can also track all the Burberry Kisses being delivered throughout the world via an interactive map.

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