October 18, 2012 |
The presidential debate Tuesday night drew a lot of attention for a lot of reasons, but in some quarters much of the chatter afterward was about the coincidence of the contenders' spouses both wearing bright pink dresses. Michelle Obama's pink dress and jacket were by Michael Kors, while Ann Romney's short-sleeve dress was by Oscar de la Renta. They may have both opted for pink because it is a happy color -- or perhaps it was a nod to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. [WWD] Nike is cutting ties with former spokesman Lance Armstrong, due to the report issued last week by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency detailing its investigation into the seven-time Tour de France winner.
May 29, 2013 |
Could fashion photographers be the next big design collaborators to make a dent in the shopping scene? Peruvian lensman Mario Testino is launching the MATE collection exclusively at Net-a-porter.com on June 5, sampling his colorful images of traditional Peruvian textiles on cool kaftans, totes, clutches and scarves that fit perfectly with summer's beachy, boho vibe. The pieces feature abstract and enlarged sections of Testino's exhibition, “Alta Moda,” which opened April 18 at Avenido Pedro de Osma in Lima, Peru.
September 15, 2002 |
Britain's Prince Harry received an offbeat 18th birthday present --his own coat of arms--and celebrity photographer Mario Testino transformed the young redhead into a right royal sex symbol. Harry helped design his coat of arms and incorporated an emblem--a small red escallop--from his mother's family coat of arms. Testino, Princess Diana's favorite photographer, took birthday photos of the prince. Harry, who turns 18 today, has considerable charm with the ladies, Testino said.
January 19, 2005
Stage to page: Billy Crystal is bringing his one-man show to bookstores. "700 Sundays," based on the comedian's hit autobiographical one-man Broadway show about his family history, is scheduled for a November release by Warner Books. * Topher's not done yet: In recent interviews for his film "In Good Company," Topher Grace has been saying that his TV series "That '70s Show" was coming to an end. But Fox announced this week that the comedy will be back for an eighth season come fall.
January 10, 2006 |
The fifth annual Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award will go to famed shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo, known for fitting the feet of Hollywood stars. The ceremony will be held Oct. 8, when members of the Ferragamo family will accept the award on behalf of the designer, who died in 1960. Born in southern Italy, Ferragamo came to the United States in 1914 and began his career creating custom-made shoes for film studios.
December 11, 2010 |
( CNN) -- The upcoming nuptials of Prince William and his fiancee, Kate Middleton, became even more official Saturday, with the release of a pair of engagement photographs. The pictures, sent by Prince William's press office and distributed by the Press Association, came out several months ahead of the April 29, 2011, wedding at London's Westminster Abbey. The prince proposed to Middleton, whom he had dated for much of the past eight years, on October 20 in a remote spot 10,200 feet (3,100 meters)