Marchesa to Introduce Fragrance

Marchesa's New Fragrance, Kirna Zabête's Target Collab, and Lou Doillon's Love Life


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  • Marchesa will introduce its first fragrance, the seductively named Parfume d'Extase, at Sephora in September. The rock crystal-shaped bottle comes in two sizes that will retail between $60 and $85, and a roll-on version of the scent will sell for $25. [Elle]

  • Calvin Klein's ex-boyfriend Nick Gruber says the designer has been "supportive of my sobriety" and happily reports that he is "clean on drugs and alcohol." Klein sent Gruber to a rehab facility after he was arrested for cocaine possession in April. [The Cut]

  • Kirna Zabête's highly anticipated clothing line for The Shops at Target will be in stores on Sept. 9, but photos of the offering have appeared online. [FabSugar]

  • Gia Coppola is intent on making a name for herself as a fashion-film director. "It's cool because it’s a new way to show clothes and see how they move, plus you have a little story, so it adds personality," she says. "And it's helpful when companies are open to letting you do what you want." [WWD]

  • Lou Doillon's busy acting, modeling, and singing careers have meant that she hasn't "had a real love life," she says. "I've never had someone living with me in my house. I guess that would consume a lot of time." [WWD]

  • The recent economic downturn has pushed sales of clothing down and sales of accessories up — which has also meant an increase in the number of fashion students majoring in accessory design. [The New York Times]

  • For the first issue of Opening Ceremony's magazine OC Annual, Bruce Weber shot Gaia Repossi doing yoga in front of a bus. [Fashionista]

  • Jonathan Saunders has had a successful Olympic season: his clothing was featured in the games' opening ceremony, worn on the cover of British Vogue, and spotted on the back of Samantha Cameron, the wife of UK Prime Minister David Cameron. [Vogue UK]

  • Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, and Keira Knightley all donated shoes to be auctioned off for the Small Steps Project, which raises money to provide clothing and food for children who work in landfills. [Vogue UK]
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