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Tag: Anna Wintour

HARVEY NICHOLS AT THE FOREFRONT OF RECENT FUR BACKLASH

Heartless Harvey Nichols may sound like a nursery rhyme character, but it is in fact an animal rights group founded in response to the UK based clothing store, Harvey Nichols, repealing its no-fur policy in 2013. Heartless Harvey Nichols is arranging a mass protest in front of Harvey Nichols stores on December 13th. Previously, Harvey…

2014 BRITISH FASHION AWARDS

On Monday, December 1st, 2014, the British Fashion Awards took place at the London Coliseum. Hosted by Jack Whitehall, the ceremony saw the best of the British and international fashion industries. Over 2000 people gathered to celebrate the successes of the fashion industry over the past year with guests including Rihanna, Anna Wintour OBE, Valentino Garavani, Naomi…

LEGENDARY DESIGNER OSCAR DE LA RENTA HAS DIED AT 82

On October 20th, 2014, the legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died in his home in Kent, Connecticut, after eight years of battling cancer. He was 82. At a 92Y "Fashion Talks" event last year, de la Renta spoke of his cancer. "The only realities in life are that you are born, and that you die. We…

THE COSTUME INSTITUTE: CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS @ THE MET – NYC – MAY 7, 2015 – AUG 16, 2015

The Costume Institute: China: Through the Looking Glass  The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 7th, 2015 –August 16th, 2015 Exhibition Locations: Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center Presented in the Museum’s Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibition will explore how China has fueled the creative imagination for centuries, resulting in layers of…

THE FASHION WORLD HONORS BRITISH VOGUE’S BEATRIX MILLER

Memorial services were held yesterday at St George's Church in Mayfair in remembrance of iconic British Vogue editor Beatrix Miller, who passed away on February 21 at the age of 90. The dedicated journalist devoted her life to pursuit of the craft, beginning her career with British Society magazine The Queen in 1958 before taking…

2014 MET BALL VIDEO COVERAGE: FROM CHARLES JAMES TO MICHELLE OBAMA

This year's Met Ball will celebrate the works of the legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James. Charles James: Beyond Fashion will explore James's design process, focusing on his use of sculptural, scientific, and mathematical approaches to construct revolutionary ball gowns and innovative tailoring that continue to influence designers today. Approximately seventy-five of James's most notable designs will…

MANOLO BLAHNIK + ZAC POSEN TO HOLD Q&A DURING NYFW

As part of their "Fashion in Conversation" series, the SoHo Apple store will be holding Q&As with some of the top names in fashion this year. Manolo Blahnik, fashion designer and founder of the couture shoe label by the same name, will be answering discussing his work as a designer, his collection, and surely he'll discuss the subject…

THE ANNA WINTOUR REALITY SHOW

Fashion heavyweights have joined forces to discover the industry's next big thing, with Vogue's Anna Wintour at the helm of a brand new television series focusing on one of fashion's most coveted competitions. Every year fifty young designers compete for the chance to win the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, and this year the process will be shown over…

INTRODUCING: THE ANNA WINTOUR COSTUME CENTER

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has officially named their newly renovated costume institute as 'The Anna Wintour Costume Center'. Scheduled to reopen to the public on May 8th, the Costume Center has been undergoing extensive renovations for nearly two years. Despite the name change, however, the museum says that the center will still be referred…

ISABELLA BLOW ‘FASHION GALORE’ EXHIBITION AT SOMERSET HOUSE

From rows of Manolo Blahniks to Alexander McQueen's graduate collection, the latest exhibition at London's Somerset House celebrates the life and wardrobe of the late du jour maven, Isabella Blow. Opened in London this Wednesday, Fashion Galore celebrates the life and style of Blow, who was well-known for discovering British designers Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy. Friend to Andy Warhol and…

THE 10TH ANNUAL CFDA FASHION FUND AWARDS DINNER

Juan Carlos Obando, Dao-Yi Chow, Maxwell Osborne & Marc Alary Celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2013, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's high-profile dinner gala brought out a host of fashion notables, celebrities and professional athletes to honour this year's emerging designers at New York City's Spring Studios on Monday. This year’s big winners are Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osbourne of Public School,…

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ARMANI – ONE NIGHT ONLY NEW YORK – ECCENTRICO EXHIBITION AND RUNWAY SHOW

Giorgio Armani celebrated One Night Only New York at Superpier in Hudson River Park on October 24th, where he displayed the Eccentrico exhibition and runway show dedicated to Giorgio Armani Privé. Personalities from the worlds of fashion and entertainment, including Leonardo Di Caprio, Naomi Watts, Hilary Swank, Renee Zellwegger, Martin Scorsese and others joined Mr.…

MICHAEL KORS HONORED WITH FIT COUTURE COUNCIL AWARD

The Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology honored Michael Kors with its 2013 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at a benefit luncheon at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, New York City. As has become the tradition, this luncheon heralds the arrival of…

BERGDORF GOODMAN’S 111TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT THE PLAZA – NEW YORK

On October 18th, “Bergdorf Goodman Day”, as declared by New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the store continued the celebration of its 111th Anniversary with an extraordinary Gala at the iconic Plaza Hotel. Bergdorf Goodman celebrated its 111th Anniversary with a series of exciting projects, including a documentary film, Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s, and a book, that draw out the magic…

CHANEL’S LITTLE BLACK JACKET EXHIBIT OPENING

[slidepress gallery='events-chanel-little-black-jacket'] On June 6th, the New York fashion crowd came out to admire and celebrate Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld's collaboration The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited.   The event was packed with iconic models including 80's superstar Linda Evangelista, fashion trendsetters such as Visionaire's Stephen Gan and of course the entire Roitfeld…

REMEMBERING MCQUEEN

REMEMBERING MCQUEEN Featuring Artwork by ANN DEVITO, Motion Graphics by JESUS of NIOTION ARTES. - Remembering McQueen (4:49) features original illustrations by Ann DeVito inspired by the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen's work. The multimedia presentation is juxtaposed with quotes from a variety of McQueen's contemporaries regarding his life and how they look back at his…

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