Author Archives: Kristin Studeman

Visionaire In 3-D

For its last issue, Visionaire set a world record for the largest magazine ever produced (it was fittingly dubbed the Larger Than Life issue #61). The newest edition might not win any awards for its physical size, but #62, which is all about Rio de Janeiro, has a cool factor all its own. Boldfaced names [...] Continue reading

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IMAGINE PEACE In London

Yoko Ono’s bringing her Imagine Peace anti-violence initiative to London just in time for the Olympic Games. For the 12-week-long London 2012 Festival (starting June 21), Ono translated her Imagine Peace message into 24 different languages, and it will appear on the London Live Sites screens, along with screens at Victoria Park, Hyde Park, [...] Continue reading

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Suit Up In Opening Ceremony x Adidas Originals

Now presenting: Opening Ceremony’s ode to Olympic sports. The New York-based retailer first announced its hundred-plus-piece Adidas Originals capsule collection back in January, and at last we have a full look at the nineties street wear-inspired range ($100 to $640). The team at OC took elements from swim and cycling gear, including neoprene parkas, jelly [...] Continue reading

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The CFDA 26

Last week was big for the CFDA—in addition to Monday night’s CFDA Awards, the board approved 26 new members and extended Diane von Furstenberg’s presidential term for two more years, the organization announced in a statement today. The group is made up of CFDA Award winners from Monday night, including Joseph Altuzarra and Tabitha Simmons, [...] Continue reading

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Designer Diary: Designer Wilfredo Rosado’s Postcard from Morocco, Capri, and Monte Carlo

Before launching his namesake fine-jewelry line, designer Wilfredo Rosado worked as fashion director at Armani. It was during his time there that he struck up a friendship with Mariah Carey while he helped dress her for events (circa 1990, the same year her debut album, Mariah Carey, was released). They remain friends, and recently Carey [...] Continue reading

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The CFDA Incubator, Now In Session

The second round of CFDA Incubator designers found out they had made the cut back in August, and ever since, they have had months to mull over dreams of how their careers might change, à la round one designers Prabal Gurung or Waris Ahluwalia, after their time in the program. At last, they (the group [...] Continue reading

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Yoko Ono, Face Of A Generation

Last night, Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld debuted the results of their latest collaborative efforts, The Little Black Jacket book and related exhibition, featuring 113 portraits of some of the coolest names in fashion from Alexander Wang to Linda Evangelista. Tonight, however, another set of portraits of an equally impressive bunch gets its official unveiling [...] Continue reading

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The Full Brazilian: Melissa X Pedro Lourenço

In terms of collaborations, Brazilian shoe company Melissa has roped in some of the industry’s finest, from Vivienne Westwood to Gareth Pugh. Now, add one more name to the list: fellow Brazilian designer Pedro Lourenço. Of the design behind the two styles he created, Lourenço tells Style.com, “I like women in heels, but I like [...] Continue reading

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Fifteen And Fendi

Tonight in New York, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Byrdie Bell, and Hilary Rhoda are hosting a bash at Fendi’s Fifth Avenue outpost to fête the 15th anniversary of the Fendi Baguette. To celebrate the iconic bag, a longtime celebrity favorite, the label has at last unveiled its 250-plus-page book, Fendi Baguette, as a tribute today, along with [...] Continue reading

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The 2012 CFDA Award Winners

Check back tomorrow to watch our complete live coverage. Photos from throughout the night, here.WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEARMary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for The RowMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEARBilly ReidACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEARReed KrakoffSWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEARJoseph Altuzarra (pictured)SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEARPhillip LimSWAROVSKI AWARD FOR ACCESSORY DESIGNTabitha SimmonsGEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDTommy HilfigerINTERNATIONAL AWARDRei [...] Continue reading

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The Can’t-Miss Funeral Of The Season

The annual Whitney Art Party always lures a strong contingent of the fashion crowd, and this year should be no exception. If there’s a bit more buzz than usual, chalk it up to the evening’s entertainer, performance artist Kalup Linzy (pictured). A friend and collaborator of James Franco—who’s helped to publicize him and his work—Linzy [...] Continue reading

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Prada Power Play

When Miuccia Prada unveiled her Fall ‘12 menswear collection in January, it was every bit the theatrical event that the invitation had promised (”Prada Presents: Il Palazzo. A Palace of Role Play”), complete with a host of acting stars parading down the red carpet runway instead of the Golden Globes happening the same day [...] Continue reading

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Tara Subkoff Suits Up

To showcase her first-ever collaboration with bespoke tailoring label Doyle Mueser, Tara Subkoff drew upon her penchant for noir. “I am a huge film noir fan and also a Hitchcock fan,” she says. “I wanted to make the film inspired by old movies, but with a modern unexpected twist—the same concept as Imitation of Christ.” [...] Continue reading

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On Our Radar: Westward Leaning

In this week’s Rei Kawakubo tribute on Style.com, Taylor Tomasi Hill wears lots of covetable Comme pieces, but she’s also sporting a pair of neon orange reflective shades from Westward Leaning that might be catching your fancy. We’ve had our eyes on (or behind, rather) these sunglasses since the San Francisco-based label launched in March, [...] Continue reading

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Sister, Sister

Dannijo’s Danielle and Jodie Snyder eschewed the normal lookbook format for their Spring 2012 collection (which, they note, they can hardly keep in stock—especially the on-trend neon pieces), instead making a zine with industry insiders like ?uestlove, Mia Moretti, and Timo Weiland to show off their colorful baubles. As an extension of that project, the [...] Continue reading

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Sister, Sister

Dannijo’s Danielle and Jodie Snyder eschewed the normal lookbook format for their Spring 2012 collection (which, they note, they can hardly keep in stock—especially the on-trend neon pieces), instead making a zine with industry insiders like ?uestlove, Mia Moretti, and Timo Weiland to show off their colorful baubles. As an extension of that project, the [...] Continue reading

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C By The Sea

Christopher Burch is bringing his preppy, brightly colored C. Wonder label beachside this summer. On Saturday, the retailer opened the doors of its Southampton pop-up shop, offering summer essentials like beach totes, wicker picnic baskets, and starfish pillows. And why stop at one—Burch (who tells WWD he has an 8,000-square-foot flagship store opening at the [...] Continue reading

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Now Boarding: StndAIR

Long weekends usually mean long drives, thanks to the inevitable crowds heading to their weekend getaway destinations. Not if André Balazs has anything to do with it—the Standard hotelier has brought back his eight-passenger seaplane, StndAIR, for its second year in a row just in time for Memorial Day weekend. In keeping with The Standard [...] Continue reading

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Benefit At The Bowery

Even though Carey Mulligan couldn’t make it to last night’s third annual Lincoln Center Institute’s Junior Spring Benefit, an event with the actress’ name on the bill as one of its chairs is sure to be a chic one. On that note, it didn’t disappoint, with its host of DVF-clad (the designer sponsored the event [...] Continue reading

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On Our Radar: Dalila Barkache

You might have already caught jewelry designer Dalila Barkache (and her exquisite taste in clothes) in Style.com’s Summer Shopping Guide this week, along with the likes of Inez van Lamsweerde, Phoebe and Annette Stephens of Anndra Neen, and music producer Caroline de Maigret. Since launching her line during Paris fashion week in October 2011, when [...] Continue reading

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Karen’s Candy Bar

Just to make sure you’ve got plenty of eye candy this summer, Karen Walker is serving it up in multiple flavors around the globe. Tomorrow, the designer opens her Candy Bar pop-up shop at Restir in Japan, filled with her new limited-edition collection of sunnies (in extra-sweet shades like toffee, vanilla, bubble gum, and strawberry) [...] Continue reading

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Therapy’s In Session With Prada And Polanski

Yesterday, amid the many other films at Cannes was a notable short: Roman Polanski’s newmini-film for Prada, A Therapy. The diagnosis of this particular therapy session, between Helena Bonham Carter (dressed elegantly in a red Prada pencil skirt and purple button-up) and her Central Park psychiatrist (played by Ben Kingsley): Prada suits everyone. While Carter [...] Continue reading

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In The Kitchen With Ricky Lauren

“Sitting around the table and telling each other stories, making jokes and laughing,” Ricky Lauren (pictured) tells Style.com. “Those are the fondest memories I have of our summers in the Hamptons and of meals we’ve shared there together.”For her latest book, Ricky Lauren The Hamptons Food, Family and History, Ralph Lauren’s other half has invited [...] Continue reading

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Hugo Boss Goes Big In Beijing

In a week when Alexander Wang and Nicola Formichetti were both jostling for attention in Beijing, Hugo Boss needed to step things up. The capital’s not shy of multimedia extravaganzas—Burberry recently upped the catwalk ante with its holographic spectacular—but Hugo Boss literally added another dimension on Friday with its first-ever China runway show and after-party. [...] Continue reading

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The Guys Who Set Paris On Fire

The song of Fall ‘12 Paris fashion week? No question—Zebra Katz’s (pictured, left) vogue culture-referencing “Ima Read.” Credit for that goes to Rick Owens (pictured, right), who blasted the song as the soundtrack to his fire-and-brimstone (literally!) Fall womenswear show. (”It’s a Rick Owens show, it’s not Disney World,” the designer shrugs.) Dazed & Confused [...] Continue reading

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Southern In The City

New York’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) kicks off this week, and the fashion set is not to be left out. Designer Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin, has organized a series of events called MAKESHIFT, to initiate, she says, “a larger conversation around finding the point where the professional worlds of fashion, craft, design, and [...] Continue reading

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Helping Haiti, One Brushstroke At A Time

“I was in Haiti for my very first time,” says the designer and big-time Haiti activist Donna Karan, “and I got back to my hotel one day and saw this amazing artwork on the walls. I said, Oh my God, who did this?” As it turned out, the artist was leading contemporary Haitian artist Philippe [...] Continue reading

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Building A Better Barneys

While Barneys’ Madison Avenue flagship is getting an extensive renovation, the retailer’s online home is getting some work done, too. This week, Barneys revealed the new, revamped Barneys.com, with new features to streamline browsing and product suggestions from a host of influencers, including Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Julianne Moore and her stylist Leslie Fremar, and [...] Continue reading

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Carine Takes Cannes

The amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala is always a hot ticket at the Cannes Film Festival (kicking off today), but leave it to Carine Roitfeld to make it even more extravagant. For the first time ever, the fundraiser at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden Roc in Cap d’Antibes will include a full-on runway show, orchestrated by [...] Continue reading

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered—And Stamped With A McQueen, Too

“Stylish” might not be a word typically associated with postage stamps, but the new set from Britain’s Royal Mail celebrating post-war British fashion is just that. Sølve Sundsbø shot models wearing looks by English legends like Ossie Clark, Zandra Rhodes, Vivienne Westwood, Tommy Nutter, and Alexander McQueen, their faces obscured in the same style he [...] Continue reading

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered—And Stamped With A McQueen, Too

“Stylish” might not be a word typically associated with postage stamps, but the new set from Britain’s Royal Mail celebrating post-war British fashion is just that. Sølve Sundsbø shot models wearing looks by English legends like Ossie Clark, Zandra Rhodes, Vivienne Westwood, Tommy Nutter, and Alexander McQueen, their faces obscured in the same style he [...] Continue reading

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On Our Radar: Soludos x Mara Hoffman

The weather has at last warmed up and it looks like sandal season is here to stay. But sometimes sandals just don’t make the cut for beach excursions or those sweltering days in the city. Introducing designer Mara Hoffman’s shoe collaboration for Soludos. Hoffman’s signature, boho prints, in four different vibrant styles, offer a fresh [...] Continue reading

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Wherever He Goes, The Fashion Set Follows

Lensman Ari Marcopoulos doesn’t consider himself to be a fashion photographer. “The last time I photographed a fashion designer must have been Marc Jacobs over 20 years ago when he still had really long hair and no tattoos,” he tells Style.com. “I think he was fresh out of school and he just came over to [...] Continue reading

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Trading His Furs For Fouettés

With just hours before the curtain rises at the David H. Koch theater for the New York City Ballet’s Spring Gala tonight, J. Mendel’s Gilles Mendel is busy making the finishing touches on the costumes he’s designed for mater in chief Peter Martins’ new work, titled Mes Oiseaux. “I have been running back and forth [...] Continue reading

Posted in Benjamin Millepied, Dept. of culture, George Balanchine, Gilles Mendel, J Mendel, Natalie Portman, New York City Ballet, Peter Martins, Rodarte | Leave a comment

Thomas Tait, Vika Gazinskaya, And Calla Haynes Make The ANDAM Finalist List

ANDAM’s 24-judge panel announced the six finalists for this year’s Fashion Award. On the list: Thomas Tait (who also took home the prestigious Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize in 2010 ); up-and-comer Julien David; Calla Haynes (who has been nominated for the ANDAM before); designer-slash-street-style-star Vika Gazinskaya; Cedric Charlier; and Nicolas Andreas Taralis. The judges, a [...] Continue reading

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A Leg Up

Where Angelina goes, the red carpet follows. It’s been scant months since Jolie bared her now-famous leg in Atelier Versace at the Academy Awards—the leg that launched a thousand tweets and at least one Twitter account—but hipbones and acres of thigh made bold appearances last night at the “East Coast Oscars,” the Met gala. Gisele [...] Continue reading

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Richie’s Run As A Macy’s Designer

Karl Lagerfeld did it, Giambattista Valli did it, and more recently, Alberta Ferretti joined the list of Macy’s guest designers. Today, one more fashion star got added to the group: Nicole Richie. Though images of the Nicole Richie for Impulse line have not been revealed yet, it will reportedly include a peacock print Richie has [...] Continue reading

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Schiap Is Back

Ever since Diego Della Valle bought the name and the archive of Elsa Schiaparelli’s legendary house, he’s kept his plans for its future mum. But the opening of the Schiaparelli/Prada show at the Met and tonight’s Costume Institute Gala made the timing perfect for a big announcement: Schiaparelli is coming back. (Della Valle was on [...] Continue reading

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Versailles On Video, Courtesy Of Inez And Vinoodh

Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin had enviable access for their latest project: the run of Versailles, a luxury that’s historically been reserved for the likes of Louis XV. For Secret Garden, the video they created for Dior and posted to their Tumblr today, the duo shot models Daria Strokous, Melissa Stasiuk, and Xiao Wen [...] Continue reading

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Manish Down At Paco Rabanne, Get Your “Yeezy” Necklace Now, And More…

What’s a week in fashion news without the swing of a revolving door? Word came this morning that Paco Rabanne and its artistic director, Manish Arora, have parted ways after two seasons. [WWD]Kanye West’s $6,000 hoof heels aren’t the only items from his clothing collection to make their way into an actual store; Colette is [...] Continue reading

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Hick Flick

A brief glance at the trailer and one might think Hick is just your average chick flick—a tale of two girls from the midwest on a road trip to Vegas. And according to the film’s star, Chloë Moretz, it felt like one, too. “We stayed up all night cooking, until like 4 a.m. making cupcakes [...] Continue reading

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A Sister Act Strikes Again

French brands Sandro and Maje are setting out to extend their empire into the U.S. Last year, the brands debuted their first respective New York stores, in adjoining spaces on Bleecker Street. Now they’re each opening on Prince Street—again, side by side. You’d think the stores were sister establishments, which is not quite the [...] Continue reading

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Backstage At The Ballet

With Rodarte on the bill as costume collaborators, the New York City Ballet’s upcoming spring gala is one that has the fashion set buzzing. But that’s not the only fashion brand in the mix; Swarovski also teamed up with the ballet for the newly redesigned costumes for George Balanchine’s Symphony in C. New York City [...] Continue reading

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Nancy Gonzalez Gets Linked In

Exotic-skins virtuoso Nancy Gonzalez is upping the ante for innovation with crocodile. This week, the Colombia-based designer launched a new, limited-edition capsule collection of bags and jewelry (her first-ever foray into bijoux), featuring tough-looking chains that appear to be hardware, but are actually made of pure croc, which is then wrapped and covered with more [...] Continue reading

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Nancy Gonzalez Gets Linked In

Exotic-skins virtuoso Nancy Gonzalez is upping the ante for innovation with crocodile. This week, the Colombia-based designer launched a new, limited-edition capsule collection of bags and jewelry (her first-ever foray into bijoux), featuring tough-looking chains that appear to be hardware, but are actually made of pure croc, which is then wrapped and covered with more [...] Continue reading

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Out Of The Incubator, Into The World

“Congrats, grads!” one partygoer said last night to a group of inaugural CFDA Incubator designers, including Prabal Gurung, Bibhu Mohapatra, and Waris Ahluwalia (pictured, right), standing in a circle in the penthouse of the Mondrian Soho. “Where are your cap and gowns?”Stylish as they are, the designers eschewed traditional graduation garb and decided to sport [...] Continue reading

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Gucci And Scorsese Take On Cannes, Gaga In Black, Louboutin’s Glass Slippers, And More…

Gucci and Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation are set to unveil a new version of Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in America at the Cannes Film Festival next month, toasted with a dinner and party at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc thrown by Gucci creative director Frida Giannini, Vanity Fair editor in chief Graydon Carter, and [...] Continue reading

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Gucci And Scorsese Take On Cannes, Gaga In Black, Louboutin’s Glass Slippers, And More…

Gucci and Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation are set to unveil a new version of Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in America at the Cannes Film Festival next month, toasted with a dinner and party at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc thrown by Gucci creative director Frida Giannini, Vanity Fair editor in chief Graydon Carter, and [...] Continue reading

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Pringle And Alistair Carr Part Ways

After a little over a year as design director at Pringle of Scotland, Alistair Carr (pictured) will be leaving the house. The departure was “a mutual decision,” according to Pringle CEO Jean Fang, and moving forward, the collection will instead be designed by an in-house team. The house plans to focus on retail development and [...] Continue reading

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Pleats, Pleasing

The Olympic Torch wasn’t the only thing to take top honors at last night’s Designs of the Year Awards, given by London’s Design Museum. In the fashion category, Issey Mikaye’s studio and Reality Lab, the designer’s research and development team, won out over a varied group of nominees that included Celine’s Fall ‘11 collection, the [...] Continue reading

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