Fashion

05.15.13

Christy Turlington Returns to Calvin Klein; H&M's Plus-Size Campaign

and Buckingham Palace will stage a fashion exhibit.

Christy Turlington Returns to Calvin Klein: Christy Turlington’s barely-aged face and body is making a return to Calvin Klein, one of the brands responsible for launching her career. She’ll appear in a fall campaign for Calvin Klein Underwear, photographed by Mario Sorrenti. [WWD]

H&M’s Plus Size Praise: H&M has hired a plus-sized model for a new swimwear campaign. Jennie Runk, a size 12 American model, poses in both one-piece suits and bikinis from the retailer's the plus-sized swimwear collection. H&M is remaining humble in response to the positive press surrounding its campaign. “Our aim is not to convey a certain message or show an ideal but to find a model who can illustrate this collection in an inspiring an clear way,” a publicist told Quartz. [Time]

Buckingham Palace to Stage Fashion Exhibit: The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace will get a fashionable infusion this October with “In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion.” The exhibit will include prints, drawings, and portraits of dignitaries and nobility from the 16th and 17th centuries, each one focusing “on fashion in portraiture." [WWD]

Hedi Slimane’s Permanent Collection: Hedi Slimane’s controversial new Saint Laurent is now taking a page from American Apparel’s book by releasing a new ‘permanent collection’ to celebrate the label’s new Avenue Montaigne flagship. The pieces will be consistently stocked in stores, unlike special seasonal runway pieces. Items include Saint Laurent standbys like Le Smoking jackets, crepe de chine blouses (in black and white), a motorcycle jacket, and a leopard print coat. [The Cut]

Ottavio Missoni Funeral: Members of the Missoni clan gathered on Monday for the funeral of family patriarch Ottavio Missoni who died last week at the age of 92. Attendees included members of Italian fashion royalty, such as Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani. [Vogue UK]