Fashion

09.16.13

Michelle Obama’s Tory Burch Dress Sells Out; Target Announces Latest Collaboration with Peter Pilotto

and Net-a-Porter launches social media app.

Michelle Obama’s Tory Burch Sells Out: Running records would lead one to believe that whatever Michelle Obama wears turns to gold -- a golden sell-out for the designer, that is. FLOTUS wore an aqua blue tie-dye Tory Burch dress to an event in Watertown, Wisconsin last week, where she encouraged students to drink more water. Like her inauguration day J.Crew accessories, the dress is now sold out on both Tory Burch’s site and on Shopbop. [The Huffington Post]

Target Announces its Latest Collaboration with British Designer Peter Pilotto: Just one day after the launch of Phillip Lim's collaboration for Target, the retailer is already on to the next! Today, Target announced a new designer collaboration with British visionary Peter Pilotto, expected to launch on February 9, 2014. The line will include about 70 pieces of women’s apparel, accessories, and swimwear, all-priced under $60. Peter Pilotto, best known for his bold patterns, sexy cut-outs, and body-con sihouettes has a following of celebrities including Kerry Washington, Rihanna, Miranda Kerr, and Jennifer Lawrence among many others. [USA Today]

Net-a-Porter Launches Social Media App: Online retailer Net-a-Porter has launched a mobile app to connect fashion-minded individuals, creating a network for users to share their favorite products from the high-end e-tailer. "The Netbook," which is now only compatible with iPhone and iPad devices, is available to download from the iTunes App store. But don’t get too excited— access to the app is limited to invitation only. Net-a-Porter insiders including its editors, buyers, and public relations team will be handing out a small handful of invites to the industry’s elite at London, Milan, and Paris fashion weeks. [WWD]

Roberto Cavalli Releases Autobiography, Just Me!: Famed Italian designer Roberto Cavalli unveiled the latest addition of his life’s oeuvre: an autobiography entitled Just Me! After working on his memoir for four years, audiences are now able to get a closer look into Cavalli's life—from his challenging childhood to the birth of his fashion empire. "This book comes from my desire to tell, to share my life and the personal details of my great adventure with you," says the 72-year-old on his official blog. [The Telegraph]

Julianne Moore, Actress-Turned-Profilic Children’s Book Author: While the latest news surrounding Julianne Moore is her upcoming role as President Alma Coin in the last two Hunger Games films, the Hollywood legend has also taken her talents to the pen once more. Moore’s latest children’s book, My Mom Is a Foreigner, But Not to Me, will be released next month. Inspired by her mother’s Scottish heritage and her upbringing by an immigrant, the book is a celebration of diversity and pays tribute to all mothers. [Elle]