John Galliano Leaves New York

Galliano's Grand Exit and Manolo Blahnik's Anna Piaggi Tribute

  • John Galliano doesn't pack light. He was seen leaving his temporary New York pad with several hat boxes and six Louis Vuitton bags. There is no word yet on where he was heading or if he'll be back. [New York Post]

  • The upcoming exhibition Punk: Chaos to Couture at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a three-day extension. The decision to run the show until Aug. 14, a total of 100 days, is meant to commemorate a quote by The Clash guitarist Mick Jones that punk lasted for only 100 days at the Roxy. [WWD]

  • Vivienne Westwood would like Kate Middleton to recycle her outfits more: "I think it would be great if she wore the same clothes over and again, because that's very good for the environment and it would send out a very nice message." [The Daily Mail]

  • A public digital archive of Europe's fashion history is set to launch online on May 2nd. [Vogue UK]

  • The Business of Fashion has a new look. [The Business of Fashion]

  • Bow and No. 8 were just a few New York hot spots to host this season's most exciting Fashion Week parties. [Guest of a Guest]

  • Tory Burch has split up with her boyfriend of five years, Lyor Cohen. [Styleite]

  • Manolo Blahnik said Anna Piaggi inspired the imagery he created or the London Fashion Week show schedule. "I had a friend and she adored London — Miss Anna Piaggi . . . and I'm doing this as a kind of homage to her," the designer commented. "She always used to say that she thought that London was the freshest place . . . so this is a tribute to her and London." [Vogue UK]

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