>> INSIDER WIRE —As a thank you gift to the Raleigh Hotel in Miami for hosting the Chanel Resort 2009 show, Karl Lagerfeld sent over signed self-portraits — three of which have been posted online. [Starworks]
Posts for June 5th 2008
>> THE MODELIZER — Add New York Models' Janeil Williams to the growing list of girls appearing in the July 2008 all-black issue of Vogue Italia. From Jamaica, Janeil is definitely one of the lesser-known girls to be booked for the job, but she shot for Vogue two months ago, so that may not be the case for long. [Jamaica Gleaner]
»Newly-minted Vogue intern Sean Avery is rumored to be starting a fashion company . . . already [FWD]
But don't think too hard on it, the beauty of this set is not in the title, but rather the vividly saturated colors — they remind me of those you see in Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott's work, except not quite as airbrushed.
Photographed by Josh Olins, styled by Joanna Schlenzka.
>> GO TARGET GO —The latest designers to partner with Target for their Go International program are Anya Hindmarch, who will of course do handbags, and Kari Sigerson and Miranda Morrison of Sigerson Morrison, who will of course do shoes. Both collections will be available at Target stores from October 12 to December 26 of this year.