Fashion Cheat Sheet

11.15.13

Victoria Beckham’s Wedding Tiara to Hit the Block; Burberry Selects New Chief Design Officer

And 50 Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan fronts Zegna campaign.

Victoria Beckham’s Wedding Tiara to Hit the Block: The 18-carat gold and diamond crown worn by Victoria Adams in 1999 when she married David Beckham will go up for auction at Bonhams on December 5. The tiara, designed by British designer Slim Barrett, is set to sell somewhere between £18,000 and £25,000. Originating from one of Barrett’s Parisian-inspired collections, the tiara has been on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in the 100 Tiaras, Past and Present exhibition. “We’ve had over ten years of brilliant time with that tiara,” Barrett said, “and we’re on the next step of our journey.” [The Telegraph]

Burberry Selects New Chief Design Officer: Designer Christopher Bailey, who was recently named Burberry’s new CEO and creative director, introduced Luc Goidadin as the brand's latest chief design officer. "[Goidadin is] one of my most experienced, trusted and talented colleagues who has worked alongside me for over 12 years," Bailey said. The company will now be divided into three sections: design, product, and communication, and Goidadin will be responsible for “all design activities under [Bailey’s] leadership.” [Vogue UK]

50 Shades of Grey Star Jamie Dornan Fronts Zegna Campaign: Recently named 50 Shades of Grey actor and former Calvin Klein model Jamie Dornan is the new face of Ermenegildo Zegna's Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. The series, photographed by duo Inez and Vinoodh and directed by Stefano Pilati, is entitled Eminences Grises, a French expression for a powerful secret counselor —or literally “grey eminences.” "Jamie was our face of choice, not only because he is an accomplished actor, but also an unconventional model with a strong personal sense of style and substance," Pilati said. "He has made understatement the key to his success." [Elle UK]

Supermodel Jessica Hart Disses Taylor Swift's Victoria's Secret Performance: Australian model Jessica Hart didn’t particularly approve of Taylor Swift’s appearance on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway Wednesday evening. “I think, you know what, god bless her heart. I think she’s great,” Hart told WWD at the show’s after-party. “But, I don’t know, to me, she didn’t fit." The 27-year-old model added that the show was about confidence and feeling good in your own body, which are things that “come with age” and experience. [WWD]