Alberta Ferretti is counting on California with a 4,500-square-foot space on Melrose Avenue that will house the designer's entire set of lines. It carries the Alberta Ferretti collection, Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti, accessories, footwear and Alberta Ferretti Girl. And in a reverse commute of Ferretti's, Michael Kor's opens a boutique in Milan
Elizabeth and James, the surprisingly decent brainchild of fashion tots Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen, is branching out into footwear. Sadly they have struck a deal with Steven Madden Ltd to do the line.
The Guardian has a delightful round up of 50 years of Milan Fashion.
The winners of the Make Your Mark in Fashion competition in Britain, Mia, used second hand clothing sourced in Malawi to create new fashions. Awww yay!
Because its totally possible to transcend the unhip essence of tying a noose around your neck by with ironic names and edgy designers. Might we suggest that really being cool means owning your own style not going garishly over the top?
Calvin Klein still believes that talent and hard work are what make you a success in fashion. Really? Tell that to the political animals over at Gucci Group huh?