Anne Hathaway’s Lanvin Fitting: Anne Hathaway was followed by a ‘swarm’ of paparazzi on Thursday, leading the photogs on to Lanvin’s flagship boutique. It’s there that Hathaway reportedly met with the house’s creative director Alber Elbaz for a fitting. Hathaway was in town for the premiere of her film Les Misérables, and will then head to London for the BAFTA awards, making Lanvin a possible choice for her red carpet look. [WWD]
Marc Jacobs Delays Show: Marc Jacobs’s collection show is often deemed the hottest ticket of New York Fashion Week. But it looks like some of the industry’s globetrotters will miss out on the event now that Jacobs’s announced that he’s moved his show from Monday to Thursday night, effectively overlapping with the travel iternaries of editors hopping the pond that evening to make it to London Fashion Week (which starts the next day). Jacobs sites sample production delays as the culprit for his unforeseen holdup. [WWD]
Katie Holmes’s Barefoot Fashion Week: Katie Holmes was rumored to be a no-show this fashion week, since her fashion label Holmes & Yang didn’t appear on the official calendar. However when select media outlets showed up to an intimate appointment to see the line’s fall 2013 offerings, Holmes was there, barefoot, making the small room of journalists tea and coffee. [HuffPo]
Carine Roitfeld’s Second CR Issue: The second issue of Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book, focuses on the editrix’s love for ballet. Using the theme of ‘dance’ Roitfeld has included stories about famous ballerinas throughout the magazine. “I’m obsessed with the body of the ballet dancer, obsessed with the music and obsessed with the Russian tradition in ballet,” Roitfeld told WWD. The issue also includes a shoot by Karl Lagerfeld and an interview between Gisele Bündchen and model Kiara Kabukuru. [Fashionista]
Crystal Renn, Confidence Over Size: Plus-size model Crystal Renn, who appears in La Perla’s latest ad campaigns, feels she would have booked her latest job regardless of a recent weight loss (she’s dropped four sizes to an 8). “It wouldn’t have mattered what size I am,” she told the NY Post, “That’s not what they’re about. Sexiness for them is not about a pants size. It’s about an essence, personality, confidence, energy.” [Page Six]
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