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]
On Monday, Christopher Bailey debuted a collection for Burberry that was filled with cheerful spring colors.
An astounding collection from Christopher Bailey at Burberry Prorsum came down the runway in London on Monday afternoon -- as ever, one of the highlights of London Fashion Week.
The "English Rose" collection for Spring / Summer 2014 has Bailey betting that the Burberry girl will be wearing macramé lace and yielding Scottish cashmere next season, along with raw silk, felted Merino wool and soft suede.
Hot pink takes the Preen by Thornton Bregazzi runway in London.
Party of the week award bestowed
Party of fashion week award goes to Belstaff, with the venerable British biker brand launching their new London flagship, Belstaff House, on Bond St with bikes, babes and David Beckham.
Bond Street was transformed into a biker meet for the night, with grizzled motorcyclists outside and a group of stunt bikers riding down the ritzy shopping street in a pyramid formation.
Sorry boys (and girls), swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen is officially off the market. The SI veteran married singer John Legend in a ceremony in Italy.
She’s already a legend in the making in the fashion world, but now she’s officially Mrs. Legend.
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen married soulful singer John Legend during a ceremony in Italy over the weekend. The wedding (whose guests included Kanye West and Stevie Wonder) involved three Vera Wang dress changes and an intimate ceremony. She told E! of her multiple gowns: “Every time I went in [to Vera Wang] for a fitting, I couldn't stop getting one.”
The designer unveils a collection for Target on Sunday. He talks to Fashion Beast about his inspirations, his ideal client—and the dog he can’t live without.
Its been one of the most anticipated collaborations of the season, possibly the year. And finally, Phillip Lim for Target will be available to the public September 15. The designer, known for his cool contemporary wear with feminine shapes and modern patterns, has created a capsule collection for retailer Target that emodies his aesthetic—and even features pieces that closely resemble those on his 3.1 Phillip Lim runway. He answers our questions by email.
We’ve heard that Target courted you for a capsule collection for a long time! Why did you initially hold off on designing the collection? And why did you decide to do it now?
Gorgeous show from Emilia Wickstead at an art gallery on Bond Street this morning - tangerine and turquoise stripes, sculpted fish-tailed evening gowns and her trademark 1950s prom skirts in pink, lemon and lime. The modest calf-length skirts and dresses could be tailor made for Kate Middleton.
Lady Edith - aka Laura Carmichael - was dressed in dark green silk Emilia Wickstead and seated on the front row. She faced a constant barrage of questions on whether or not she was going to stay with the newspaper editor in the next series. She remained tight-lipped.
Something of a releif to see the most London of brands, Sister by Sibling, abandonning their usual barmy super-chunky knitwear for clothes that are almost - gasp - wearable.
Is the little sister growing up at last?
Day 2 of LFW kicks off in (skater) style
Hipster skater style from Zoe Jordan to kick off day two of LFW.
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A new show at the Museum at FIT in New York explores the history of queer fashion. Peter Davis reports.
Everyone knows that fashion is as gay as it gets, right? So then why did it take so long for an exhibit exploring the influence and impact of the LGBT community on the world of style? “We were astonished no one had done it before,” says Valerie Steele, the Director of the Museum at FIT, which opened a new show, A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk, this week. “We thought it was really overdue.”
A disturbing trend online encourages girls to be so thin they can see a gap between their thighs. Model Robyn Lawley reacts.
The Daily Beast goes backstage at the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, seeing how models like Doutzen Kroes and Lily Aldridge get ready for the runway.