Weekly fashion buzz: Net-à-Porter opens men's shop, Zara launches e-commerce
Friday 11 June 2010
Catch up with fashion news from the week ending June 11 with these links.
Online designer store Net-à-Porter has finally confirmed the launch of a men's division: Mr Porter will open in January, but you can already register online. ( Mr Porter)
Fast fashion retailer Zara will debut its e-commerce on September 2. The service will be available in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom, to start with. ( Fashionista)
Marc Jacobs won Womenswear Designer of the Year at the CFDA Awards, while David Neville and Marcus Wainwright of Rag & Bone bagged the menswear prize and Alexis Bittar won in accessories. Jason Wu and Alexander Wang each won a Swarovski award. ( CFDA)
Princess Diana's "Daring Di" dress sold at a London auction for £192,000 (€232,670). ( Vogue UK)
The Cut has posted a list of the models starring in upcoming fall campaigns. Their conclusion: "veteran models reign supreme in the fall campaigns, though [Victoria's Secret] Angels continue to cross over." ( The Cut)
Lady Gaga's video for "Alejandro" debuted early this week but fails to excite the fashion world: too many Madonna references. ( YouTube)
Chloé Sevigny has designed her third collection for Opening Ceremony. ( Opening Ceremony)
Fashion blogger Garance Doré has released a beautiful video capturing the Chanel Cruise Collection showcase in Saint Tropez. ( Garance)
Popular US men's designer Thom Browne will launch womenswear this fall. ( Racked)
US retailer Target's next designer collaboration will be a handbag line by British luxe label Mulberry, due out October 10. ( The Cut)
Karl Lagerfeld was recently appointed Commander of the Legion of Honor; now John Galliano will receive the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor medal from French president Nicolas Sarkozy on June 23. ( WWD)
Baptiste Giabiconi is apparently fed up with being the Kaiser's toy boy and is now working on a singing career. This first glimpse of his qualities, as seen on German TV channel Vox, however, suggests he better return to silent posing. ( Vox)
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