Fashion Cheat Sheet

11.21.12

Yoko Ono To Design Menswear For Opening Ceremony; Anna Wintour Talks Election

And the Macy's parade floats get an (imaginary) fashionable makeover.
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Yoko Ono, Fashion Designer: Yoko Ono has now turned her talents to fashion design. She’s designed an 18-piece menswear collection for hip retailer Opening Ceremony titled 1969, the year she and John Lennon were married, and coincidentally, the year that The Gap set up shop (perhaps that’s a good fashion omen?). The line hits Opening Ceremony’s New York store on November 30. [WWD]

Anna Wintour on the Election: The Vogue editor in chief, who steered many fundraising events for the Obama campaign, has opened up about the President’s re-election. “It’s very rewarding to see that money can’t buy the White House, which is what the Republicans were trying to do with all those hundreds of millions of dollars that the Super PACs were raising,” she told the Telegraph. [Telegraph]

Macy’s Parade Re-Imagined: Do you find the balloons at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kind of blasé? Fear not. Lucky has sketched some of fashion’s most beloved figures as if they were balloons in the parade. From Karl Lagerfeld to Alber Elbaz, see some of fashion’s larger-than-life personalities finally sized-up to fit their description. [Lucky]

Manolo Blahnik to be Honored: The famed stiletto purveyor will be bestowed with the British Fashion Council’s ‘Outstanding Acheivement’ award at next week’s British Fashion Awards ceremony. [ELLE UK