Category Archives: Diane von Furstenberg

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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Will You Keep It Surreal This Season?

With Impossible Conversations, the Schiaparelli/Prada Costume Institute exhibit fast approaching, perhaps it’s no surprise that surrealism has again found its way into fashion’s collective (un)conscious. Elsa Schiaparelli famously collaborated with the likes of Salvador Dalí, and Miuccia Prada has done more for the cause of surreal style than anyone since. And there were more than [...] Continue reading

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Ralph Rucci To Join The Ranks Of De La Renta And Lagerfeld, 49 Years Of MJ, Elisa Sednaoui’s New Film, And More…

Following in the footsteps of Diane von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta, Karl Lagerfeld, and Tom Ford, designer Ralph Rucci will be receiving the André Leon Talley lifetime achievement award at Savannah College of Art and Design next month. In addition, Rucci’s designs will be on display in an exhibition at the school’s gallery. [WWD]In [...] Continue reading

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DVF’s Current Project

The DVF design machine has been busier than usual as of late. First Diane von Furstenberg went mass—and pint-sized—with a print-heavy collection of designs for Gap Kids. Now she’s teamed with cult-favorite denim label Current/Elliott for a vibrant capsule collection (available now at that is East Coast sophisticate meets West Coast whimsy. The offerings [...] Continue reading

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Now Trendabl

Think Instagram, designed with the fashion set in mind—that’s what Trendabl, a new interactive iPhone app launching today, aims to be. Though the app is available to everyone, Trendabl founder and CEO Jon Alagem designed it with fashion editors, stylists, celebrities, designers, bloggers, etc. in mind. For the launch, Alagem enlisted a high-profile group of [...] Continue reading

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The 2012 CFDA Award Nominees and Honorees

The fashion set gathered at Diane von Furstenberg’s studio in the Meatpacking District this evening for the announcement of this year’s CFDA Award nominees and honorees. Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons is 2012’s International Award recipient. The moment DVF uttered her name, partygoers began wondering if the reclusive designer would attend the June 4 [...] Continue reading

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DVF Talks China, Baby Clothes, And The Wrap Dress That Changed The World

“The most important thing a young designer can do is offer a product that has value,” Diane von Furstenberg told a packed house of students and devout DVF fans last night at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where the CFDA president was holding a lecture in concurrence with the museum’s current exhibition [...] Continue reading

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DVF Launches Third Annual Proud To Be Woman Campaign

Photo courtesy of HL Group
Photo courtesy of HL Group
Photo courtesy of HL Group

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Diane von Furstenburg will kick off her third annual month-long “Proud to Be Woman” campaign. Continuing her commitment… Continue reading

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The DVF Wrap Dress, Now In Mini Sizes

After a busy New York fashion week schedule, Diane von Furstenberg chose Los Angeles for the worldwide launch of her new GapKids + DVF collection for girls. “Isn’t this fun?” the designer enthused, surveying the crowd of hot Hollywood moms, their tots, and the requisite fashion fanfare that gathered to toast her collaboration with the [...] Continue reading

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DVF Unveils Her Children’s Collection For Gap, Get A Mario Testino-Signed Copy Of Love, And More…

Gap’s latest designer collaboration is all child’s play. The retailer enlisted Diane von Furstenberg to create a line that includes her signature wrap dresses and colorful prints for tots (girls age 2-14). The GapKids and BabyGap collection will hit U.S. stores March 15. [Grazia Daily]Mario Testino photographed Kate Moss and Lara Stone for the latest [...] Continue reading

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Solange Knowles in a Springy Suit

WHO: Solange KnowlesWORE: A blue and white floral printed blazer and pencil skirt over an orange and white printed top paired with yellow, pointed-toe heelsWHERE: The Fall 2012 showing of Diane Von Furstenberg’s women’s collection at Lincoln CenterSola… Continue reading

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Diane von Furstenberg Designs Diet Coke Bottles

Diane von Furstenberg and Diet Coke have come together to create this chic set of iconic bottles featuring classic DVF prints. Following in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld – who designed a series of bottles last last year – Fürstenberg’s… Continue reading

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Diane von Furstenberg teams with Diet Coke for limited-edition bottles

Diane von Furstenberg has joined the list of Diet Coke bottle designers. Karl Lagerfeld has done a couple of limited edition containers, but this will DVF’s first. Coke will debut limited-edition collection of DVF designed aluminum bottles  – splashed with her signature prints in red and black – in February at select Diane von Furstenberg [...] Continue reading

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Karlie Kloss Could Be Skipping NYFW, Moss’ W Shoot, And More…

Rumor has it that top model Karlie Kloss will be absent from runway shows during New York fashion week. CNN’s fashion reporter Alina Cho tweeted that Kloss is skipping New York for a “big opportunity.” [Racked]Kate Moss is the cover star of W’s March issue. The Steven Klein-lensed images show “Good Kate” and “Bad Kate.” [...] Continue reading

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Michael Bastian’s Barneys Collection, Ralph Rucci Cancels His Runway Show, DVF’s Spring Campaign, And More…

CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year Michael Bastian has collaborated with Barneys on a fully outfitted suit collection. The line will feature slim, modern tailoring ideal for an emerging market of young professionals who want to avoid an “anonymous baggy ‘going to work’ suit.” Pieces, available online and in Barneys stores, will be priced 20 [...] Continue reading

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Miller Sisters Leave Twenty8Twelve, Victoria’s Secret Launches Luxe Lingerie, Yasmin Le Bon’s 100-Pound Dress, And More…

Sienna and Savannah Miller, who served as co-creative directors of Twenty8Twelve, are leaving the London-based label to work on their own projects. The label will show its Fall ‘12 collection at London fashion week in February as planned. [Vogue U.K.]Victoria’s Secret launched its first high-end lingerie line yesterday on > . [...] Continue reading

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Fashion’s Show

With designers Diane von Furstenberg, Prabal Gurung, Zac Posen, Vera Wang, and Milly’s Michelle Smith as the curators, most people who turned out for last night’s launch of The New York Times’ Fifty Photographs collection assumed they were at Bloomingdale’s to see fashion snaps. Instead, guests at the exhibition, for which the designers culled ten [...] Continue reading

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DVF Offers Dating Tips, McQueen’s Unlikely Muses, Record-Breaking Magazines, And More…

Not sure what to wear on the first date? Never fear, Diane is here. DVF is hosting styling events for members in Miami, Dallas, and New York and suggesting perfect date outfits. [
">Racked]Here’s an unexpected source of inspiration for Alexander McQueen: Friends. Sarah Burton recently revealed in an interview, “I remember him saying [...] Continue reading

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Yasmin Le Bon Dresses Dogs, Lagerfeld’s Vino, And More…

Model and rock star wife Yasmin Le Bon is set to launch a collection of dog-walking accessories in collaboration with Mungo & Maud on Monday. “Before I even had a dog I bought dog magazines and when Mungo and Maud first opened I went in and walked out with dog accessories event though I didn’t [...] Continue reading

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Couture’s Confucius

What makes Chinese artist Zhang Huan a fashion darling? It’s not immediately obvious. Zhang, who has traipsed around the Whitney Museum while encased in raw meat, created enormous Buddhas from cowhide, and painted large-scale canvases using incense ash—all in the name of art—has also previously been commissioned by the likes of LVMH chief Bernard Arnault, [...] Continue reading

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