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Sometime between her St. Lucia beach escapades, Amy Winehouse worked out a deal with British clothing line PPQ. The singer has been a bit MIA from performing and court hearings, letting the beach work its magic, and yet things were brewing for the media sensation. PPQ, designed by Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker, will debut an Amy-inspired line later this year. I admit, I'm not holding my breath, but are you interested in what Amy will lend to the fashion label?
HipCandy posted a video from MSNBC of their holiday stylings under one hundred dollars. Bangles and H&M dresses are apparently all the rage.
Fashion In 50 Seconds 12/02/08 Gemma Ward's Film, Cyber Numbers Roll In, Marni Changing Format, Designers Give Back
Gemma Ward's new film, The Black Balloon, will open stateside this Friday, following its March release in Australia which came with a slew of positive reviews...
Cyber Monday has come and gone but consumer spending online should continue, despite all odds, to grow. WWD reports on the build up of Cyber Monday and the Thanksgiving numbers that brought us there.
Marni has announced its Fall 09 menswear show will take place by way of a presentation rather than the usual runway spectacular. The company has articulated their ongoing focus on menswear, despite deciding on this rather subdued format for next season.
A collaborative project called A Little Piece of Mind has the likes of Giles Deacon, PPQ, and Luella Bartley designing squares of quilts that will be auctioned off, in New York and London, for charity. Debuting this March, proceeds from the auction will go to Shelter in the UK and the Bowery Mission in New York.
The Spring 09 Marc Jacobs ad campaign, shot once again by Juergen Teller, will feature model Raquel Zimmerman for Women's, socialite and model Daisy Lowe for Marc by Marc Jacobs, and artist Ryan McGinley (left) for Men's. Perfectly cast if you ask us.
Forever 21 is building a new space in Times Square which will span 100,000 square feet; an unimaginable amount of space by New York standards. The store will replace Tower Records although the slated opening date has yet to be announced.
Young socialite Peaches Geldof designed a capsule collection for PPQ and our Network Partner, Catwalk Queen, was one of the first to break the news. The collection is getting mixed reviews from the hipsters in New York which shouldn't really matter save for the fact that Peaches lives in Williamsburg.
Just in case you missed it, The International Herlad Tribune wrote a nice piece on the matter of "Price On Request" and the common myths surrounding the expression. Namely, the one that goes--if you have to ask, you can't afford it.