March 27, 2014 |
It's only March but Pharrell Williams already gets our vote for multi-hyphenate of the year. The latest project involving the music-producing, Grammy-winning, hat-wearing fashion plate is a long-term deal with global apparel and footwear brand Adidas, tha company announced Thursday. According to the press release issued by Adidas, the first Adidas Originals x Pharrell Williams products will drop this summer. It goes on to note that this is the first time the company has teamed with "a designer who owns their own textile company.
March 26, 2014 |
Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, announced on her lifestyle website Goop that they are separating. [Goop] Family and friends mourned fashion designer L'Wren Scott in a private funeral service Tuesday at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Participants included Scott's brother and niece, her longtime boyfriend Mick Jagger and Scott's friend actress Ellen Barkin. [Los Angeles Times] The Kanye West-Kim Kardashian Vogue cover may have roiled the fashion world, but Barbara Walters put it all in perspective in a conversation with the Cut blog: "It's not a Medal of Honor; don't take it so seriously," she said.
March 25, 2014 |
Rihanna has been selected to receive this year's Fashion Icon Award to be presented June 2 by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. [The Cut] Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who died in what police have ruled a suicide in New York City on March 17, is to be buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in L.A., Page Six reports. [Page Six] Scott, the longtime girlfriend of the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger, was a favorite designer among Hollywood celebrities. On Saturday, Christina Hendricks honored Scott by wearing one of her dresses to a PaleyFest event for "Mad Men. " [People]
March 24, 2014 |
When L'Wren Scott, 49, was discovered to have apparently committed suicide on March 17, the main thing that her death made headlines for was the fact that she had been Mick Jagger's girlfriend for 13 years. News outlets have been catching feminist flak ever since. But you know what? The main thing that most people, whether inside or outside the media, know about L'Wren Scott is that she had been Mick Jagger's girlfriend for 13 years. Yes, Scott, who was found in her Manhattan apartment last Monday after apparently hanging herself, did have a separate career of her own - of sorts.
March 22, 2014 |
Backlash and rumors following Anna Wintour's decision to feature polarizing couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on the cover of Vogue has the editrix defending her choice. The Annie Leibovitz-shot cover for the April 2014 issue features the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, 33, and her rapper beau, 36, in wedding regalia and comes after months of contentious stories about her landing in the coveted pages of the fashion bible. "Their Fashionable Life and Surreal Times #WORLDSMOSTTALKEDABOUTCOUPLE," reads the headline on the magazine's annual Shape issue.
March 22, 2014 |
Dorothy's pinafore and ruby red slippers, Darth Vader's helmet and cape and Austin Powers' blue velvet suit are just a few of the treasures on display in "Hollywood Costume," the monumental exhibition celebrating 100 years of costume in the movies opening Wednesday at the Phoenix Art Museum, its only stop in the West. Originally organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, where it had a sold-out run in 2012-13, the exhibition is curated by Deborah Landis, the David C. Copley chair and the director of the David C. Copley Center of Costume Design at UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television.