Fashion

$225 Céline To Help End AIDS

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 23, 2014

Liya Kebede photographed by Annie Leibowitz for Vogue, May 2014 Put your wallet to good use -- the CFDA and Amazon have come together with 23 mothers who also happen to be designers (like Céline’s Phoebe Philo, Stella McCartney, Donatella Versace, Isabel Marant, Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen and an impressive 18 more,) for a do-good collection launching on Shopbop today. The collection f... Read More >

Get Nude With Grace Coddington

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 23, 2014

Cats, nude photographs, and cats. These are a few of Vogue creative director Grace Coddington's favorite things. Profiled in the May 3 issue of WSJ Magazine, Coddington lets us in on the Simon Says of modeling in her very first (and very nude) photoshoot : “I think I was very naive. It didn’t occur to me that it was a weird thing to do, but I thought Norman Parkinson was an extraordinary pho... Read More >

Step Into A Jeff Koons

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 22, 2014

The works of Sean O'Meallie, Jeff Koons, and some humping balloon animals -- it all went into Ostwald Helgason's spring collection (you remember this sweatshirt, non?) Just in time for a really beautiful spring day in NYC, Ostwald Helgason's spring shoe and handbag collaboration with ALDO Rise hits stores. The themes of the collection carry right over to the accessories with textures remin... Read More >

Happy Birthday, Vicky

Fashion | By. Adam Mrlik | April 17, 2014

Victoria Beckham photographed by Pamela Hanson for Glamour magazine. Star of many talents Victoria Beckham turns 40 today. The pop-star turned legit fashion designer and businesswoman has many accomplishments under that Hermès alligator belt of hers. May the next 40 years be just as fabulous as the first. Our love for you will never die.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJLIiF15wjQ ... Read More >

Who’s In At Oscar? Not Galliano.

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 17, 2014

This is what happens to prodigal designers who out-price themselves. After failed negotiations (Oscar wouldn't front the money John Galliano wanted) Oscar de la Renta is reportedly looking for a new creative director, one who will work with Oscar for now, then take over when the 81-year old retires. Galliano didn't make the cut, but names like Prabal Gurung and Olivier Theyskens (the designer ... Read More >

Forget Kanye, Adidas Wants Mary Katrantzou

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 17, 2014

Ali Michael wears Mary Katrantzou for Oyster magazine. Photo by Petra Collins. It's hardly spring and we're counting down the days 'til fall... Adidas Originals announced their latest designer collaborator; after filing Stella McCartney, Yohji Yamamoto, and even Kanye West under their belt, Adidas is on to London-based Mary Katrantzou, whose mega-printed, mega-colorful designs will grace athle... Read More >

But First, Let Me Take A Scarfie

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 16, 2014

Josh Tuckley photographed by Victor Demarchelier for Wonderland UK, September 2011 Sick and tired of trudging to the mall (where do you live, Wichita?) in search of the perfect Pucci scarf? Don't you just want to know how it's going to look before you trek out to try it on? Fortunately, Emilio's made it easy for you. And -- and! -- it combines a virtual dressing room with what is undoubtedly y... Read More >

Marc Jacobs Hits Gold At Coachella

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 15, 2014

Mamie Gummer and Andrew Bevan via Getty Images A good desert party always includes a pool, a point Marc by Marc Jacobs remembered when throwing Desert Gold, MBMJ's Coachella fun at the Ace Hotel. Marc by provided the sunglasses in a presentation of the spring/summer collection. Once properly apparel-ed, Mamie Gummer, Arcade Fire's Richard Parry and Jeremy Gara, Scout Willis, and MBMJ designer K... Read More >

Pharrell Puts On The Other White Tee

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 15, 2014

Is there a closet staple Pharrell can't make great? Between his wardrobe of Vivienne Westwood extra tall hats, fashion plate-dom, and a hand in the resurgence of the bathrobe, Pharrell is doing his darndest to make all the good things even better. Now he has his hands on a stack of simple, soft tees. There's no Billionaire Boys Club membership required for Pharrell's latest venture into fashion --... Read More >

H&M Wows With Sustainability Stats

Fashion | By. BlackBook | April 15, 2014

Fashion companies love to pay lip service to the environment -- after all eco causes are very fashionable. Often though, true commitment to change takes a back seat, or sometimes no seat at all, to the demands of style, which can be difficult to meet without the use of toxic chemicals, unfair labor, and unsustainable raw materials sourcing. With the release of its 2013 Sustainability Report, compl... Read More >