Lena’s New Show? Lena Dunham is reportedly teaming up with GIRLS executive producer Jenni Konner to create a new HBO show about legendary Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper Betty Halbreich. The network has reportedly optioned Halbreich’s upcoming book All Dressed Up And Everywhere To Go, and has assigned Dunham the task of fleshing it out into a viable series. [Deadline]
OC x DKNY: Opening Ceremony’s collaboration with DKNY launches today in the cool-kid retailer’s four worldwide locations. The project is intended to bring back DKNY’s signature look of the 90s—a decade that’s received a serious fashion revival in recent seasons. Of the collaboration, Opening Ceremony co-founder Carol Lim exclusively told The Daily Beast, “All of our partnerships begin with a personal connection or conversation. The storytelling needs to be authentic for us to share it with our customers.” [Fashion Beast Inbox]
Lanvin’s Skype Inspiration: Lanvin has released their new video ad campaign, shot by famed photographer Steven Meisel. In the short film, which features models Karlie Kloss, Saskia de Brauw, and Daria Strokous, Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz pops onto the screen in a Skype call to deliver his opinion on the shoot in action. [Grazia UK]
Riccardo Tisci Re-Signs at Givenchy: Givenchy’s creative director Riccardo Tisci has bunked the current trend for ousted designers by resigning his contract with the LVMH-owned fashion house. WWD reports that Tisci has signed on for at least another three years and will help oversee plans for brand expansion. [WWD]
Occupy Headed to Fashion Week: Occupy Wall Street is rebooting for New York Fashion Week. The motley crew’s Intern Labor Rights division will take to fashion week’s varied venues to protest unpaid internships, following up with demonstrations at London and Paris Fashion Weeks. The group plans to hand out swag bags including pins that say ‘pay your interns.’ [BuzzFeed Shift]
Now we know the real Ellen DeGeneres. On Monday's episode of 'Ellen,' Madonna showed up wearing something rather, well, Madonna-esque (read 'highly unusual and just a little kinky'). When Ellen was similarly outfitted, the host cheekily said, 'I finally feel like myself.'
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.