Fashion

01.30.13

Kimye Child May Wear Leather Pants, Nicholas Kirkwood Wins BFC Fund

And Claudia Schiffer’s Hermès Mistake.
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. (Denise Truscello/WireImage, via Getty)

Kimye Baby to Wear Leather Pants: It seems that Kim Kardashian won’t be taking sister Kourtney’s baby hand-me-downs when her Kimye offspring arrives. “I think she has a few key pieces. But if anyone knows Kanye, they just know how into fashion he is and I think he’s going to have things, like specially made,” she told Jimmy Kimmel. According to Kardashian, the custom-made baby wares may include “leather baby pants,” and chains. [HuffPo]

Nicholas Kirkwood Wins BFC Prize: Nicholas Kirkwood was bestowed with the 2013 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund yesterday, for which he’s won 18 months of industry mentorship and a cool $315,000. The eccentric shoe designer beat out fellow London design darlings like Mary Katrantzou and Peter Pilotto. [Vogue UK]

Claudia Schiffer’s Hermès Mistake: Claudia Schiffer has revealed that she did not let Hermès name a bag after her. The newest issue of Elle Collections asks supermodels what advice they would give to their 17-year-old selves. Schiffer’s reply: “In five years time Hermès will ask if they can name a bag after you, as they have Kelly and Birkin, Ignore your agent and say ‘Yes.’” [Fashionista]

Alexander Wang’s New Collaboration: Alexander Wang is teaming up with cell phone company Samsung to create a handbag. According to WWD, Wang has chosen a small group of influential friends to create drawings using Samsung’s Galaxy Note II, which will later serve as the print for his bag. Proceeds from the collaboration will benefit NYC-based charity, ArtStart. [WWD]

Kate Middleton Issa Dress now in Maternity: Consider it perfect timing. The royal blue Issa wrap dress that Kate Middleton wore to announce her engagement to Prince William, is now available in a run of maternity sizes. [Telegraph]