Win a chance to meet Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen at Fashion’s Night Out during New York Fashion Week, Katie Holmes and the cast of The Romantics shoot an ad for J. Crew, Target teams up with jewelry designer Temple St. Clair, and more from the T by Alexander Wang campaign with Zoe Kravitz. On Allison: Armani Exchange jacket, Kain Label tank
As if you needed reason to stop by the Jerome Dreyfuss shop in New York beyond his gorgeous collection of leather and python handbags, the designer has commissioned French artist Julien Gardair to create a one-of-a-kind art installation for his newly opened boutique. Inspired by Palm Springs (where Dreyfuss also found inspiration for his summer 2010 collection), Gardair layered black masking tape sketches over the shop's white tiled walls. “I think it’s very interesting when young artists don’t have money to express themselves. Then they have to find ways to be able to say what they want to say…using materials you don’t use normally for art,” said Dreyfuss, who has hinted that the multimedia artist's work has an impact on his upcoming fall collection.
Gardair's installation will be on view in Jerome Dreyfuss's store through September, but the art collaboration is certainly not the last for Dreyfuss, who selected his SoHo space for its gallery-like qualities.
Fashion in 50 Seconds 06/08/10 Sally Singer Moves to T Magazine, Mulberry Launches Target Collection
Sally Singer, who has been at Vogue since 1999, will be the new editor in chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine effective July 5.
Mulberry will launch a collection for Target on October 10.
Jil Sander speaks out about her infamous clash with the house of Prada, having left the label in 2000 and again in 2004.
On June 17, Uniqlo will unveil its latest collaboration, Uniqlo + Velvet. The lineup will offer jersey and cashmere styles in four separate mini collections to be released throughout the year. Jenny Graham and Toni Spencer, the co-creative directors at Velvet, designed West Coast-inspired basics like cropped harem pants, cut-out tee shirt dresses, and racer-back tank dresses for the Japanese retailer and named each collection after a California hotspot (Hollywood Roosevelt, Rodeo Drive, Venice Beach).
In September, a cashmere collection will follow the summer offering—with trapeze cardigans, off-the-shoulder tunics, and asymmetric long-sleeved tops selling for $99.90 and $129.90.
In other Uniqlo news, the retailer confirmed that it has signed a $300 million, fifteen-year lease to build a second American store (after SoHo) at 666 Fifth Avenue. It is the largest retail lease ever signed in New York.
Manhattanites have the chance to shop the Zac Posen for Target collection before everyone else during an open-to-the public shopping event next week.
Beginning at 11 p.m. on April 15 to 11 p.m. on April 16, Zac Posen's Go International collection for Target will be available exclusively in a pop-up shop located at 481 Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. The 24-hour shopping party will have the entire collection — all priced under $199 — on offer with special performances by The Like and DJs Kid America, The Other Will, and Luisiul. The lineup will be in Target stores nationwide and online April 25.
In keeping with that far-reaching concept of lifestyle, Vivienne Tam teamed up with Hewlett-Packard for her Spring 2009 show. Check out our video interview below, where Tam talks about her collaboration with the company.
Prepare for total chaos. The highly anticipated guest collection by Alexander Wang for Uniqlo is poised to hit stores by the end of May. Pictures of the collection have started to circulate, so expect a building sense of consumer anxiety over the next two months. As big business and hot designer collaborations go, this one is about as brilliant as Kate Moss for Topshop. That is, many of Wang's fans are those more likely to recreate his aesthetic with thrift store finds, given the retail price. It's a safe bet, then, that Wang's collection for the Japanese retail chain will sell out immediately. With eight exclusive looks priced between $29 and $79 dollars, Wang fans will have access to this sliver of fashion history, just as long as they're able to wait in line.
Link: Alexander Wang Fall 2008 Fashion Show
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