Like many people we know, our summer go-to shoe is a comfy slip-on from Toms. For spring 2010 founder Blake Mycoskie has given us a new obsession in his latest style—the Cordones—available for $69 in colorful stripes and plaids early next year. You'll love these laceless shoes as much as you adored your Keds in the Eighties.
Posts for November 2009
>> Vogue Paris's December/January 2010 issue just popped up, and Laetitia Casta is this year's anointed guest editor — in addition being featured on the cover and in an editorial, as photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, she has two further editorials inside by Cedric Buchet and Alasdair McLellan. But the real attraction is the magazine's annual calendar, which comes as a supplement. Mario Sorrenti did the honors this time around at the Lido in Paris, and instead of 14 girls going pinup like last year, only three made the cut: Iselin Steiro on the cover, plus Natasha Poly and Raquel Zimmermann who join her inside.
Gallery is NSFW.
Karl Lagerfeld gives SpongeBob SquarePants a makeover.
Ryan Brown plays good cop to Lorenzo Martone's bad cop at the duo's new talent agency, ARC NY.
Coco Rocha needs your help naming her future fashion line.
Neither Hassan Bin Ali al-Naimi nor the Borletti Group—the two frontrunners to save Christian Lacroix—submitted paperwork on time last week. The court will rule on how to move forward tomorrow in Paris.
>> Sneak Peek: 2009 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Video —You've seen the pictures, but here's the first video preview since the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show taping two weeks ago — complete with Abbey Lee Kershaw shaking her booty. The final cut of the production, which reportedly had a budget of over $10 million, will air tomorrow night, Dec. 1, 10/9 Central on CBS.
Following news of designing a clothing line with Leona Lewis, Stella McCartney told reporters at her Mayfair store illumination party last week she is currently working on a collection of leather-free footwear with former Smiths frontman Morrissey.
‘We are still in the early stages, but the shoes could be launched next year," said McCartney.
The Sonia Rykiel for H&M lingerie collection—launching this Saturday in H&M stores and Sonia Rykiel boutiques worldwide—includes what Rykiel calls "Hollywood homewear" pieces (such as a one-shouldered floor length gown) that double as eveningwear. Matching hair accessories and slippers will also be part of the collection with prices ranging from $30 for lingerie items to $115 for loungewear.
Two weeks after announcing the launch of Z Spoke, a secondary line in partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue, Zac Posen confirms he is next in line to design a Go International collection with Target. Posen's pieces will be in Target stores and online from April 25 - May 30th.
Target also recently announced two new accessory collaborations launching in April—hats by Eugenia Kim and footwear by Cynthia Vincent will be available on the 18th in Target stores and online.
In other Target news, don't forget to mark your calendars for the Rodarte Go International collection, which willl hit stores on December 20.
Eva Jeanbart Lorenzotti, founder of Vivre.com, and womenswear designer Douglas Hannant have collaborated on a costume jewelry collection for resort 2010. Sold exclusively at Vivre.com and in the Douglas Hannant boutique in New York's Plaza hotel through next March, the 15-piece line-up was inspired by "Gypset Style," according to Lorenzotti.
Photos: David Hamsley
We took you to the presentation Jenna Lyons hosted to show off her most recent collection for J.Crew, and now the complete spring 2010 look book has arrived. Models lounge on shabby chic furniture, promising a spring filled with effortlessly styled cozy cardigans, khaki army navy jackets, and plenty of girly ruffles and frills. Click below for a closer look at the collection—including a few pieces not previewed at the spring presentation.